School News

Transition Year Christmas dinner

Our Transition Year students celebrated Christmas yesterday with dinner they prepared and assisted by Home Economics teacher, Ms Farrell. A great day was had and congratulations to all involved for the hard work in preparing for this occasion.

SVP Hamper Appeal 2015

Congratulations to our Fifth Year students who were involved in the SVP Hamper Appeal as part of their Youth for Social Justice Project. Congratulations to all involved.

Christmas Exams

Christmas Exams for 1st, 2nd and 5th Year students will commence on Friday, 18th December. Timetables are as follows: Click  to download First Year Timetable December 2015 Click to download Second Year Timetable December 2015 Click to download Fifth Year Timetable December 2015

Mayo SPCA visit

Mayo SPCA visited our Transition Year students last week in conjunction with their YSI project on Animal Cruelty. This will be followed up by a visit to the kennels in Ballyhaunis.

St Joseph’s Community College Feeder

In The Irish Times Feeder Schools Report, published on Thursday December 3rd, the third-level progression rate for St Joseph’s Community College in Charlestown, Co Mayo, was recorded as 33 per cent. In fact, 89 per cent of the school’s students progressed to third-level. We published the figures about St Joseph’s as provided in good faith… Read more »

Science Week 2015

Ronan Concannon, analytical scientist with Boston Scientific spoke with students last Monday as part of Science Week 2015. Ronan spoke about the importance of Chemistry in everyday lives, Chemistry as a subject at second and third level and Chemistry as a career. Ronan also works with Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) on a voluntary basis.