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5YR OPTION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NEXT WEDNESDAY DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURE

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Due to the enforced school closures this week we are extending the deadline for receiving 5th yr options forms until next Wednesday 7th March.

Please ensure that all forms are returned by that date to Mr Brett.

 

ONLINE HEAR and DARE DEADLINE TOMORROW THURSDAY 1ST MARCH

6th year students are reminded that ONLINE applications for HEAR and DARE must be completed by 5:15 tomorrow, Thursday 1st March.

Paperwork needs to be submitted to CAO by 1st April.

The CAO have said that they cannot extend the deadline.
Students who need assistance can use the resources on accesscollege.ie

LUCAN CC TO REMAIN CLOSED ON THURSDAY 1st & FRIDAY 2nd MARCH

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As stated by DES, Lucan CC will be closed on Thursday and Friday, reopening Monday 5th March.

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The 2nd yr parent teacher meeting due to take place on Thursday 1st March will be rearranged.

Students are advised to study/revise/use online resources during this enforced school closure.

We hope all of our school community remain safe during this period of snow.

DDLETB’s Festival of Music cancelled tonight Wednesday 28th Feb due to status red snow conditions

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DDLETB, in conjunction with the National Concert Hall, have taken the decision to postpone tonight’s Festival of Music for the safety of those attending.

This decision was taken in light of the continuing status red snow conditions affecting Dublin today.

DDLETB and National Concert Hall will meet early next week to discuss options for rescheduling this terrific event.

 

LUCAN CC TO CLOSE TODAY WEDNESDAY 28th FEBRUARY DUE TO STATUS RED SNOW WARNING

Due to status red warning issued by Met Eireann and for the health and safety of our school community, Lucan Community College will remain closed today Wednesday 28th February.

Students should try to ensure that revision and study is still completed even though the school building will remain closed today.

Please check back here for further announcements.

Spanish language students attend special film screening

Transition Year students attended a special screening of La Jaula de Oro/ The Golden Dream in the Draiocht Theatre in Blanchardstown this week.

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Almost 50 of our transition year student who studied Spanish this year were selected to attend the screening.

The film was screened in cooperation with the Irish Film Institute (IFI) as part of their education program and had previously been shown at the Cannes Film Festival.

The film deals with the theme of Guatemalan immigrants trying to make their way into the USA. A big thank you to Ms. Cormac for organizing this special event for our Transition Year students.

Student brave freezing conditions for local charity fundraising

A huge thank you to our Transition Year students in class Johnston for their great work and dedication in raising vital funds for a local Dyslexia charity.

The students braved the elements for a charity collection over two cold days in Lucan for the Dyslexia Workshop Celbridge.

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The Dyslexia Workshop supports children from West Dublin and North Kildare with dyslexia. The students raised close to €500 which will now will go directly towards providing much-needed resources required for the day to day running of the workshop.

Thank you to Ms Gallagher and Ms Williams for organising the event.

Literacy Quote: Woodwork/Construction Department

This week’s literacy quote comes from the Woodwork/Construction Department. They have chosen a quote from a famous American lawyer, Louis Nizer.

“A person who works with their hands is a labourer; a person who works with their hands and their brain is a craftsman; but a person who works with their hands and their brain and their heart is an artist.” Louis Nizer

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Louis Nizer was born in London on February 6th, 1902,  moving to the United States as a child. He became a world-famous lawyer and had a long career of representing people in famous cases.

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His autobiography, “My Life in Court,” was published in 1962 and went on to be a global bestselling book.

Lucan CC badminton players hit new heights

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Congratulations to Lucan Community College’s junior badminton teams who enjoyed huge success in the local school’s badminton blitz tournament held this week.

The first year team recorded 10 wins with the second years recording 9 wins.

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Congratulations to the second year team who were also crowned overall blitz winners.

Thank you to Ms. Gallagher for her diligent preparation of teams for the event.

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Particular mention must go to Ms. Howley for her superb coaching of the second year team on their way to their overall win.

Literacy quote of the week: Technical graphics/DCG department

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This week’s literacy quote comes from the Technical Graphics/DCG department. They have chosen a quote from a co-founder and former CEO of Intel.

"How well we communicate is determined not by how well we say things, but how well we are understood." Andrew Grove

Andrew Stephen ‘Andy’ Grove, born on 2nd September 1936 was a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, author and a pioneer in the semiconductor industry.

He escaped from Communist-controlled Hungary at the age of 20 and moved to the United States where he finished his education.

He was one of the founders and the CEO of Intel, helping transform the company into the world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductors.

Andrew Grove passed away on the 21st March 2016.

 

 

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Lucan Community College’s Parents Association will host their first meeting of the new school year on the 5th September at 7.30pm. The Parents Association would love to use the occasion of this first meeting to welcome new members, whether your children are in the college already or if they are new students to us.

The Parents Association is great way to get involved in school life, get to know other parents and contribute in a voluntary capacity. As always, the College would like to thank the Parents Association for their continued work over the years and look forward to working closely with them again over the coming year.
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