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TY Rootine Hairdressing Workshop

2023/02/07 09:23:56

Thanks to Ann O'Reilly from Rootine Hairdressing who completed a workshop with the Transition Year students on Friday, 3rd February. They thoroughly enjoyed it.

Absentee Notes

2023/02/02 14:35:51

Please find attached some information on how to keep up to date on your son/daughter's absences using the school app. https://9ce41e382f9733db123e-4e7443186f69b0471f41cf15aaf25421.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4841_20230202143521.pdf

Connacht Champions

2023/01/24 13:52:51

Huge congratulations to our junior girls who came out on top against Ballygar today. They played brilliantly and were a credit to the school and community. Big shout out to Ms Lavin and her management team for their massive work. Thanks to the supporters who were fabulous on the day. Hard luck to Coláiste Mhuire, your day will come too

Half time

2023/01/24 12:36:43

Half time score. St Joseph's CC 7-4 Ballygar 2-0

Ready to go

2023/01/24 11:50:48

SJCC junior girls warming up with old friends in attendance. Updates on Twitter

Connacht Junior Final

2023/01/23 15:21:03

Wishing Ms Lavin and the girls the very best of luck in tomorrow's final v Ballygar in Bekan. Go n-éirí go geal libh!

Game tomorrow

2023/01/23 10:32:24

https://www.universe.com/events/colaiste-mhuire-ballygar-v-st-josephs-cc-charlestown-tickets-JN3L9B For those not travelling by school bus, this is the link for tomorrow's final tickets. They must be our aged beforehand

TY First Aid

2023/01/23 09:31:46

Thanks to the Order of Malta for coming to the school today to complete first aid training with the Transition Year students, a very beneficial workshop.

Music Generation at St Joseph's

2023/01/19 12:44:37

Music Generation Mayo's After School Music Centres start again on February 20th offering group classes in piano, guitar, ukulele, drums, and violin for all school-age children in St. Joseph's Community College. The 10-week program is designed to help children develop their musical skills and creativity in a fun and supportive environment with experienced and qualified instructors. Classes are €11 per week and include a monthly jam session with other instruments. New this year is "Music Club" for children from Junior Infants to 2nd class, which is a fun, interactive approach to learning music fundamentals through songs, games and activities and participating in ensemble evenings with older children. All classes are subject to demand and availability is limited. Music Generation Mayo can be contacted on 0860663068 or info@musicgenerationmayo.ie Register at www.musicgenerationmayo.ie Enrol your child today and give them the gift of music!

First Year Art Murals

2023/01/17 15:12:46

Mrs Murphy's first year art classes completed these wonderful murals recently. They are titled At the Beach and Under the Water.

Junior LGFA Final v Ballygar

2023/01/12 14:07:56

Dear parent/guardian, Our junior girls will play the Connacht LGFA Final on Tuesday 24th of January. As is the school tradition, supporters who wish to attend the match will be facilitated to do so. If you wish for your child to attend on the bus, please bring in €10 before next Wednesday the 18th. This is non-refundable in order for us to ensure demand is sufficient to organise a bus. If the bus doesn't run, the €10 will be refunded. We wish Ms Lavin and the girls the best of luck in the game and we are all, as a school community, proud of their achievements so far.

Christmas crafts workshop

2022/12/14 11:50:48

A creative and relaxing activity was enjoyed this morning creating Christmas decorations using sustainable materials. Thanks to the parents and TY students who were involved. Thanks to Martina Kilian of Nature Inspires.

University of Galway Access Centre

2022/12/13 12:47:12

UG gave a talk to 6th years today on access to college routes

Message from HSE

2022/12/09 09:30:05

There has been a large increase in general viral infections among children and young people this winter. There have also been recent concerns about a rare bacterial infection. This infection is iGAS (an invasive Group A Streptococcal infection). It is and also known as Group A Strep. Significant increase in viral infections We have seen a significant increase in the usual winter viral infections. This includes an increase in flu. This is because children are mixing together more. In previous years social contact was much reduced. This in turn reduced the rates of routine infection. Typical symptoms of viral infections Symptoms of viral infections typically include: • runny or blocked nose • mild fever • cough • lethargy (tiredness) Many children with viral infections also have a generalised rash. Most children with viral infections can safely be cared for at home. More information can be found at https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/colds-coughs-children/ Group A Strep and related bacterial infections There have been cases of serious bacterial infections, specifically Group A Strep. Severe infection is rare. Group A Strep more commonly causes infections such as: • tonsillitis • scarlet fever • skin infections Ireland has seen cases of more serious infections recently. But so far there has been no increase compared to what we saw before the Covid-19 pandemic. Information about managing illnesses of concern will continue to be updated on hse.ie over coming days and weeks. Important messages for families and children regarding any infections: 1) The most important measure is to stay home if you are unwell. Many children might have a runny nose or a slight cough in winter season. However, if a child is feeling unwell they should be at home. For example, they may have: • fever • cough, and • sore throat They should stay at home until those symptoms have finished. See https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/colds-coughs-children/ Children with symptoms are more likely to spread infections. For example, they may spread flu or bacterial infections. Staying home when unwell will help prevent spread to other children, families and staff. 2) Infection, prevention and control measures - Cover coughs and sneezes - Keep hands clean These measures that we all got used to with Covid-19 are still important. They should be encouraged for everyone. These measures help stop the spread of infection. 3) Vaccination Making sure your child is up to date on all recommended vaccinations will help: - stop your child getting an infection and - make them less likely to be unwell if they do get an infection Routine childhood vaccinations protect against many significant viral and bacterial infections. There is no vaccine against many viral illnesses or Strep A. More information is available at https://www2.hse.ie/babies-children/vaccines-your-child/ Flu vaccine The nasal spray flu vaccine is available for children aged 2 to 17 years. It helps protect against severe infection with flu and onward spread. See https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/flu/childrens-flu-vaccine/ Many adults are also recommended to have the flu vaccine. More information is available at www2.hse.ie/conditions/flu/getting-the-vaccine/ Vaccination for Covid-19 is still available. Visit www2.hse.ie/screening-and-vaccinations/covid-19-vaccine/get-the-vaccine/children/ The most important ways to prevent the spread of all infections are: • making sure anyone unwell stays at home • children and adults are up to date with their recommended vaccines, including flu 4. If you are concerned about your child If you are concerned your child may be unwell, please check hse.ie. There is information on coughs, colds, fever, rashes and symptoms of concern. There is advice on when to contact your GP or go to a hospital emergency department. https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/colds-coughs-children



Christmas holidays - 1:10pm

School reopens

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Bank Holiday

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TY 22 week assessments

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School closed

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1st & 6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting

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School Closed - Easter holidays

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May Bank Holiday

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