On Friday last our Transition year students visited Butlers chocolate factory in Dublin with their business and enterprise teachers where they experienced the opportunity to Savour the aroma from the chocolate gallery and enjoy a fascinating vista of the entire Butlers Chocolates factory and discover how their chocolatiers have mastered their craft of chocolate artistry since 1932. They enjoyed an up-close chocolate demonstration from one of our chocolatiers, learning the int
Congrats to of our Battle of Wits team of Edward Clarke, Josh Earley Daniel Butler and Eoin McCarthy who qualified for the regional finals after coming second in the Westmeath Schools competition. 1) St. Finian’s, Mullingar 2) Marist College, Athlone 3) Meán Scoil and Chlochair, Kilbeggan The top three teams will now go forward to the Regional Final in Athlone on 6th December at 11am. The quiz will be held in the Council Chambers, Civic Centre, Athlone.
On Wednesday last our Transition Year students had a opportunity to view a screening of a ‘Condemned2Remember’ a production by Director Gerry Gregg of a powerful, timely and vital documentary that follows Irish Holocaust Survivor Tomi Reichental as he embarks on an epic journey across a Europe in turmoil. Irish Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental celebrates his 80th birthday in a Dublin Mosque and embarks on an epic journey across a Europe in turmoil. In Germany, Tomi conclude
Congratulations to First Year student Bill Carmody who has successfully reached the national final of the ninth annual Poetry Aloud competition, organised by the National Library of Ireland and Poetry Ireland Bill has already progressed through the regional heats and last week was selected after the national; semi-finals. The national final will take place in the National Library of Ireland in Dublin on 1st December. The event will see 31 students from across the country comp
Marist College 0-17 St Fintan’s HS 0-6 Well done to our senior footballers who won their first Leinster 'A' championship group game in Dublin last Thursday. Played on a tight pitch in blustery conditions, Marist were first off the mark through Fred Kelleher and Eoin Mulvihill. Sutton replied, before Marist sent over 5 unanswered points in a row to widen the gap between the sides. The points came from Brian Ruane, Tom O'Carroll, Joe Carmody, Ciaran Sugrue, and a Kieran Colclou
Transition Year Student Edward Clarke finished in the top 10 in the Irish European Union Science Olympiad, which was held in DCU last weekend. Entry into this competition is based strictly on Junior Cert results for Higher level Maths and Science, we were very fortunate to have two students selected for this competition, Edward was joined in the competition by 5th year student TJ Okodugha. It is a fantastic achievement to have two students selected for this prestigious compet
Congratulations to Tommy Glynn, Joe Reidy and Darren O’Hara Duggan who took the top prize in the Midlands Senior Science Quiz. Organised by the Irish Science Teachers Association in conjunction with Science Week, this competition saw 34 teams from all schools across the Midlands Region compete. It a great achievement by the students and credit to their Science teachers for all the work over the years.
Once again the Science Department had a week long programme of activities to mark national Science Week. First Year students completed imaginative posters and also had the experience of being taught by TY students! It was a true example of student led teaching. On Monday 2nd year students enjoyed an Astronomy and Space Science Workshop, this was held in St Mary’s Hall in conjunction with The Gateway Project and NUI Galway. The students got an introduction to astronomy and spa
We were delighted to learn that two of our past pupils were awarded entrance scholar awards to UCD. Both Alan Parker and Brian Leahy received their awards at a ceremony in UCD on Wednesday last. Alan is currently studying Economics and Finance while Brian is pursuing a course in Computer Science. The two boys completed their Leaving Certificate in June 2017, and their outstanding results have earned them the prestigious awards.