Senior Art Trip
Mrs Murphy brought her senior art students to Turlough House and Straide today
Best attendance of the week
Well done to 1A for having best class attendance last week. They got well deserved treats at breaktime from Claire, our HSCL
Coffee Morning for first year parents
Parents of first years are invited to attend a coffee morning next Tuesday to meet Claire, our Home, School and Community Liaison, and other available staff
Thank you to Mr.Ganley and Ms.Murphy who took the TY and 5th year students to Co.Laois to the Ploughing today. Hope they had a great day.
Mr Gainley brought the TY's to the NPC today along with Ms Murphy's LC Ag Science Class.
TY History Project
Ms Leydon and last year's TY history class were recognised for their wonderful project on Cumann na mBan members in the area yesterday in Government Buildings. Well done to all involved, it was worthwhile recognition for a great project
An information evening for 1st year students and teachers interested in forming a Foróige club will take place this evening in the CBD Main Hall at 7:15
TY start of year trip to Baysports
The Transition Year class of 2022 had their first outing to Baysports in Athlone. They had a great day and lots of fun.
Study Skills Workshops
This week we welcomed Study Focus Ltd to the school to facilitate study skills workshops for 1, 2, 3, 5 & 6th Years. Thanks to Mr Prendergast for organising
Welcoming Claire Brennan
We are pleased to introduce our new Home School Community Liaison (HSCL) teacher to you. This service has just been introduced to St Joseph's Community School and we are delighted to have this extra support available to our parents. Claire Brennan will be with us each week on Mondays and Tuesdays. She will be calling around to families to say hi and introduce herself over the next few weeks. A coffee morning is being planned for later in the term for first year parents and we hope to have some other classes or social evenings for all parents. We welcome ideas! You can contact Claire on 086 138 3658 Or ClaireBrennan@msletb.ie
National Award Winners
Huge congratulations to five of our students who have won a top award in the Decade of Centenaries All Island History Essay Competition 2022. The competition is run by University College Cork and supported by the Dept. Of Education. Their project won in the category of women during the revolutionary period in Ireland and is titled: 'The women of the East Mayo and South Sligo Cumann na mBan Brigades and their roles in the War of Independence and The Civil War. 1919-1923' As a recognition of their achievement Cadhla O’Grady, D’arcy McCudden, Michaela O’Hehir, Louise Horkan and Holly Carney have received an invitation from An Taoiseach to attend a commemoration event for the Irish Civil War in Dublin next week. They will also attend an award ceremony in University College Cork next month. The students pictured with history teacher Ms. Ann Leydon and Acting Principal Mr. John Bones
Congratulations to our class of 2022 on their excellent results today. We wish them the best of luck in the next steps of their journeys
National Parents Council
A letter from the NPCPP for those receiving Leaving Cert results on Friday. https://9ce41e382f9733db123e-4e7443186f69b0471f41cf15aaf25421.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/5418_20220829140042.pdf
New first years
Today we welcomed our new first year students. We wish them all the best during their time in St Joseph's
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