Well done to our fifth year students who won the Garda Youth Award for their work on the Charlestown Community Garden during their TY year. Community is a core value of our school, and this was a great example of our school being a key part of this community. Thanks to everybody who helped make this occasion happen
Best if luck to our students, past and present, and everyone involved with Charlestown LGFA in their All Ireland semi final against Longford Slashers on Sunday
The latest information on our upcoming enrolment can be found at: Latest news post: http://sjcc.ie/enrolment-2023-2024/ Enrolment page: http://sjcc.ie/our-school/enrolment-2023-2024/
Hard luck to our senior lads who were narrowly defeated today in Castlerea.
A big well done to all our students who received their results today. Everyone did very well and we are proud of each and every one of them
Wishing all our students receiving their results the very best today. Results are available from the school office at 3:30 and online from 4.
Thanks to Owen for facilitating the "Develop Me" workshop yesterday. The students love this workshop each year.
The school invite all those enrolling into post-primary education next year to visit us on our open night. Please spread the word!
Thanks to Ms Lavin for organising an anti-bullying week this week. We held an odd sock day to celebrate our differences and also held anti-bullying classes amongst our junior classes. These reflect our core values of respect, care, equality and community
Well done to Mrs McDermott and her first year class on their great work organising a successful shoe box appeal for Team Hope
Parents are invited to join in a Christmas Crafting Workshop on Tuesday 13th December at 9am in the school hall. This will be facilitated by Martina Killian of Nature Inspires and the use of sustainable materials is encouraged. Spend a lovely morning crafting and have a beautiful Christmas decoration or centrepiece to bring home with you.
Well done to Ms Halligan and the U16 basketball team who defeated St Brendan's, Belmullet in the complex yesterday
Les élèves de TY ont préparé de délicieuses crêpes dans le cadre d'un effort de collaboration entre leur classe de français et d'économie domestique. Les résultats finaux parlent d'eux-mêmes!! TY Students prepared some delicious crepes as part of a collaborative effort between their French and Home Economics class. The end results speak for themselves!!
Bhí an lá ag daltaí ón dara agus an tríu bhliain inné ag tabhairt faoi Gaeilge 24, Gaeilge a labhairt an lá ar fad. Bhain siad sult as cluichí faoidhíon, siúlóid, tráth na gceist agus cluichí boird. Buíochas le Mr Doherty agus Mr Ó Cíobháin. Well done to all who took part in #gaeilge24 yesterday
Well done to Ms Lavin and the junior girls for qualifying for the Connacht quarter finals with a victory over Mount St Michael on Monday
The date for a taster cookery class is Thursday 15th Dec @ 6:30pm. Only 12 places available on the course. Parents can contact Claire Brennan to book a place and ask any questions you might have.
Mr Gallagher and the junior lads drew 1-1 yesterday at home to St Joesph's, Foxford. A draw or a victory in their last group game will see them progress to the knock out stages
Well done to Ms Halligan and the Under 16 & U19 teams who both enjoyed victories over Mt St Michael, Claremorris today
Second and third years will take part in Gaeilge 24 next Tuesday. Students will try to speak as Gaeilge for the full 24 hours. There will be activities in place all day. It is open to all students in these year groups, all they have to do is collect €10 in sponsorship to cover costs of t-shirts etc. Please support. Beatha teanga í a labhaiirt!
Hi All, Please find attached the Webinar registration link and description for our next Webinar, "Supporting Teenagers as they develop their identity during adolescence" which is being held next Tuesday 8th at 7:30pm. We would appreciate if you would email it out to all your parents. We want to try and ensure that every parent will be afforded the opportunity to attend these talks and in doing so also making them aware of all the supports available to them through Barnardos. We thank you for all your help and support in rolling out these Webinars. Yours sincerely, AnnMarie Roche, Secretary. https://avc-ie.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nLKTS29HQ0mEQNyrFmoFqg
Mr Doherty accompanied the first year lads today to a 7 a side blitz in Castlebar organised by Connacht Rugby. Well done lads
Well done to our first and second years who beat Lacken Cross to continue their winning start to their group
Well done to Mr Gallagher and the senior lads who drew 3-3 at home to Lacken Cross to secure a place in the Connacht quarter final
Thanks to Ms Coleman for bringing the senior students to UL last week for their open day
Congratulations to Isabelle Duffy and Eoin Boylan from 1A who were the first students to complete the Magic Hexagon ! Well done to all the first year students for participating!
Thanks to GRG for supplying the Transition Years with their new school jumpers.
Proud day for our girls receiving their Decade of Centenaries Award in University College Cork from Dr. Mervyn O’Driscoll, Head of History and Lecturer John O’Donovan. Their project will be published on scoilnet.ie this week. Huge congratulations and great recognition of the work Ms Leydon and the girls put into this
Hard luck to our junior lads and Mr Prendergast who lost out to Ballygar at home today
Great day for or students, past and present, on winning the Mayo Intermediate Championship. Great to have them visit with the cup too
Trip out to the TY Comedy show in Castlebar with Mr. Gallagher
Thanks to Mr. Gallagher who took the TY students to Castlebar to the Ger Carey TY show followed by bowling afterwards. A great day was had by all.
Well done to Mr Doherty and the lads on a good win at home to St Muredach's, Ballina today
Our senior team drew at home to Lacken Cross yesterday.
Thanks to Ms Kelly for facilitating an enjoyable drama trip toe the Linenhall Arts Centre yesterday
Wishing all our students, past and present, on the Charlestown Sarsfields LGFA team, the best of luck next Sunday in the county final. Special mention to these five ladies
Well done to Ms Lavin and the junior girls on a resounding away win v St Joseph's, Castlebar today
Well done to Mr Gallagher and the U19 soccer team for a good 3-1 victory away v Our Lady's, Belmullet.
To celebrate Space Week 2022 the Students had a talk including a questions and answers session with Dr Muyiwa Balogun from the Irish Photonics Integration Center (IPIC) at DCU. Thanks to Eammon O'Sullivan who co-hosted the meeting. More information on Space Week can be found by clicking on the link below. European Space Education Resource Office.. Thanks to Ms Tighe for organising
On Tuesday, we welcomed to the school, the Charlestown genealogy group, descendants of local revolutionary women and all those who helped us with the research for our award winning history project. A great morning was had by all. Thanks to Ms Leydon for organising
The third years enjoyed a day of zip wiring today at Lough Key Forest Park. Thanks to Mr Gainley and Ms McLoughlin for facilitating.
Third year classes and transition years conducting a river study on the Mulaghanoe River. Thanks to Ms Lavin
DEAR will happen next week at first class. Students will be encouraged to read a Novel during the First Class each day to promote literacy skills and an enjoyment of reading.
Thank you to Eiméar Mulvey for coming to the school today to teach the TY students some Sean-nós dancing. They had a great morning.
Well done to Ms Lavin and the senior ladies on their defeat of Swinford today