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REMOTE EXTRA CURRICULAR PROGRAMME

Lucan CC will launch their online extra curricular programme on April 19th. There will be a great range of club/activities for all year groups to get involved in. Huge thanks to the teachers volunteering their time and Ms. Brooks for organising.

David Wright, 6th Year Lucan CC, interviewed by The Irish Times about the finalised plans for LC2021:

David Wright, 6th Year Lucan CC, interviewed by The Irish Times about the finalised plans for LC2021: a great article from a student perspective.

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/i-can-finally-breathe-students-on-plans-for-leaving-cert-2021-1.4488833

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Transition Year News

Congratulations to the Transition Year students who applied for the Royal College of Surgeons online programme of events running this week, this is a fantastic opportunity for them and will give them a fascinating insight into all things medical.
The Transition Year Law students are about to embark on a schedule of modules drawn up by The Law Society of Ireland, Lucan Community College is delighted to be part of this initiative and students will receive certification of their involvement in this new departure.
On Thursday 25th the Transition Year students will all take part in a workshop provided by the Education officer from Reptile Haven, this should be a very interesting insight for the students.

SPIN AR SCOIL

6th Year Lucan CC student David Wright is one of four students in the country, who for 8 weeks will be working with the SPIN AR SCOIL radio show – the one-stop shop for Leaving Cert Students.
It is a unique opportunity for Leaving Cert students to get involved in a weekly live interactive subject special show.
  • Each Saturday they focus on one core Leaving Cert Subject with the help of a subject experts and special guests.
  • How best to achieve your grades from home?
  • Tips and tricks to acing the exam paper or accumulating the best-calculated grades.
  •  Special Guests: Subject experts, including teachers who create, examine and correct Leaving Cert papers for the Department of Education & Science, authors of Leaving Cert textbooks and specialist grinds teachers.
Links to Episode 1 and SPIN AR SCOIL on SPIN 1038:

https://www.goloudnow.com/podcasts/spin-ar-scoil-730#/

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LucanCC presents “Supporting your child in school during Covid-19” with Psychologist Evan Costigan.

6th/5th/3rd Year Parents/Guardians! LucanCC presents “Supporting your child’s in school during Covid-19” with Psychologist Evan Costigan.

When: Tomorrow Wednesday 18th December @7pm
Details of how to join the online Zoom event will be sent via SMS/email.
Places limited so join at 7pm to access
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Retirement wishes for Ms. Ryan

RETIREMENT WISHES

 

 

Friday 23rd October marked the last day for Ms Margaret Ryan as a teacher in our school as she is retiring from teaching to start a new exciting journey. Ms Ryan started working in our school in 1985/6 before the school moved from its former home in Lucan Vocational School to its current home as Lucan Community College.

 

She has worked with many Home Economics colleagues during her 35 years of professional service in our school community including Ann McHugh, Johanna Williams and current Home Ec team Martin Feeney and Nicola Walsh and this week she introduced our newest staff member Ms Hackett to all of her students.

 

Ms Ryan is first and foremost a teacher of Home Economics and those students who have been lucky enough to have her as a teacher know the high standards and expectations she has had for each and every one of you as well as the individual feedback and support she has offered to help you to reach those standards. She has sought ways to expand the influence of the Home Ec department beyond the JC and LC subject classroom through TY cookery modules, classes on nutrition and healthy eating and with the LCA Hotel Catering and Tourism module and has been an important part of building home economics up to being one of our most popular option subjects.

 

Ms Ryan has taken on many other roles and responsibilities during her time in LucanCC including working on the important change of focus from vocational school to community college in 1987, planning for and contributing to many important school events including retirements for others staff members and our school’s 25th anniversary, leading a year Management team as Year Head, planning and writing the school timetable for many years and more recently leading our whole school Wellbeing programme with an excellent team of volunteers.

 

Throughout her time in Lucan CC Ms Ryan has worked hard to achieve positive outcomes for our students, to provide friendship and support for her colleagues and to seek ways to maintain and improve the ethos of Aontas/Unity within our school community.

 

We wish Ms Ryan  every happiness in her new adventure and hope that she continues to bring ideas and energy to whatever new endeavours she takes on in the future.

By D. Birnie

 

 

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