The annual school's Top Oil cup draw took place last week in Galway. This was attended by members of the winning Junior Cup team from last year. The groups are as follows: Senior Marist College, CBS Roscommon and Sligo Grammer Junior Marist College, Summerhill, Sligo Grammer, Colaiste Iognaid (The Jes)
There was a great response to the Team Hope Christmas shoebox appeal across the Marist community. Our Transition Year classes informed staff and students about the charity collection and many shoeboxes were filled for a great cause. Well done to all those involved.
There was a variety of activities in Marist College this week for Science week. Our 2nd year students attended a very interesting workshop in Athlone Institute of Technology, as part of the activities. Thanks to the Science Department.
Eoghan Carroll TY3 received a Mangahigh Medal for participating in the Mangahigh Challenge as part of Maths Week 2018. Eoghan gained an extremely high score of 150 to be awarded winner of the challenge.
Last week the students from our winning European CanSat team were invited to the annual gala dinner of Midas Ireland in the Ambassador Hotel, Cork. Midas Ireland is a group electronics companies and they sponsored the Marist team for their journey to the European finals in the Azores last June. Three members of the team Padraig McDermott, Paul McGrath and Sebastian Klosowski gave a presentation about their experiences throughout the competition and what their win at the Europ
Well done to our U16 Basketball team who came up against a strong Confey College side. The Kildare team kept our lads on their toes throughout; however, the Marist were able to push through with a win. Final score Marist College 46 Confey College 34. Top scorer TJ Mumia.
Our U14 Rugby team had a very successful win in the Connacht U14 Schools A League against ‘The Jes’ in Galway. The Marist were strong throughout, with a final score of 27 – 0. Try scorers: Johnny Martin (2), James Clarke, Conor Sheehan and Callum Kelly.
Our Leaving Cert. English classes visited the Dean Crowe theatre to experience a live production of Macbeth. Directed by Martin Maguire and produced by the Gaiety School of Acting, students first viewed the performance and then took part in an interactive workshop. Students had the opportunity to share their opinions and ideas about the play with the actors and students from schools across the country.