JC & LC classes

Timetabled classes for LC students will finish today. Classes for JC students will finish on Tuesday afternoon. We wish all our students the very best as they prepare for their state exams. Students who wish to consult with teachers can do so by appointment. 

Fifth year summer exams

Attached is the timetable for fifth year summer exams. They will finish on Thursday afternoon. We wish all our students the very best of luck in their exams

End of year exams 1st and 2nd year

Attached are the timetables for summer in-house exams next week. Students will finish on Friday, school will close at 12:30 and buses will run at this time. We wish all our students the best of luck in their exams.


Well done to our very own Mikayla McLoughlin and Sophie Tiernan, 1st year, who are part of the Mayo under 14 team which will be playing in an All-Ireland Platinum Semi Final this Saturday 27th May 2023 at 3:15pm in Pitch 1 at Padraig Pearses GAA Grounds, Clooneen, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon H53 E398.Wishing the best of luck to the team and management.

Transition Year students-Donation to Pieta House.

Well done to Nicole, Abby and Saoirse Anne, TY students, on the success of their mini-company work this year. From the money they raised, they made a donation to Pieta House.

3rd and 6th year exam information

Leaving Cert and Junior Cycle students, please look at the 2 videos in the attached link. There is information in it with regards to your Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle examinations. Scroll down to the "Information for Candidates" section to view the videos. Thank you 



1st & 2nd Sports day.

The 1st and 2nd years enjoying their school tour in Lough Key Forest Park today.

School tour

st & 2nd Yr School Trip to Zipit Boyle Tues 23rd May. Students are to wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Bring a healthy lunch, water, sun-cream and a light rain-jacket. Leaving at 9:00am and returning at 3:40pm approx. Regards Mr. Prendergast

School office

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the school office won't be staffed fulltime today. Please use app for any absentee notes or signing out or contact junior year head [email protected] or senior year head [email protected] for any student related queries. [email protected] can be used for any other queries. Thanks for your understanding on this

Well-being week.

This week was Wellbeing week in the school. Students participated in various activities throughout the week which finished with an internal football blitz and the ice-cream van today. Thanks to Ms.Lavin for organising. A very enjoyable week. 

Early closure Friday 26th- 12:30 pm

The school will close at 12:30 next Friday, May 26th, to facilitate LC graduation ceremony. Bus companies will collect students at this time. Thanks for you cooperation in what will be a wonderful ceremony to reflect the years spent by the class of 2023 at SJCC

Invitation to LC graduation ceremony

Attached is a notice for the graduation ceremony this day next week. We hope to see as many of you as possible at the event

ETB sports day.

Well done to all those who participated in the ETB sports day today in Ballina. A very enjoyable day and plenty of medals.

TY Credit Union

Thanks to Shane and Julian from First Choice credit union for presenting certificates to the TY students on completion of their First Choice Clued in project. Students learned about the importance of saving, investing and borrowing money and the key role Credit unions have in our community.Thanks also to Ms.McLoughlin for facilitating this project. 

School Office closed

Due to unforeseen circumstances the school office will be closed today. Please ensure all absences and permissions to leave are submitted via the app and emergency queries may be sent to [email protected]. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

Subject choices

A reminder for all first years to submit their subject preferences for Junior Cycle before the deadline of May 9th. 

History Tour

Our third years on their history tour today at the Famine Museum in Strokestown. Also, visiting Rathcroghan. Thanks to Ms Leydon for organising 

1st year boys soccer

Hard luck to the 1st year boys who lost 5-4 to St.Brendans in the Connacht semi-final. Well done to the boys and to Mr. Doherty for all his hard work on getting them this far. We are proud of you all!

Subject choice for second year

A reminder of subh=ject choice forms which will go out this week

Boxing achievement.

Well done to Keely Stevens, Charlestown B.C., who won the final of the National Championships in Dublin. Keeley was defending champion and it was the 3rd consecutive All-Ireland title for her.Well done Keeley. We are very proud of your super achievements in St.Joseph's. 

U-14 win

Well done to Ms.Halligan and the U-14 girls for proceeding to the Connacht final after beating Colaiste Iognaid today. Final next Thursday, 4th May in Bekan against Colaiste Ciaran Summerhill, Athlone. Best of luck to the girls!

Second Year RSE

The following is a letter to second year parents/guardians regarding RSE Module. It will also be sent to yor email if you wish to access it

TY trip.

Our TY students who are heading to Barcelona today for their school trip. Enjoy the experience. Thanks to Ms.Murphy and Mr.Gainley for accompanying them. 

MSLETB Gaeltacht Scholarship

Students from 2nd to 5th year who wish to apply for the scholasrship to Coláiste Mhaigh Eo this summer should ask their Irish teacher for the application form. Each year, one to three students receive this fully paid scholarship

Mayo County Council Gaeltachtscholarships for TY and 5th years

The closing date for the Mayo CC Gaeltacht scholarships is on Wednesday the 26th

School Office

Dear parent/ guardian,


I hope you and your family had an enjoyable Easter break. As the school’s office will be temporarily attended to for this week, may I ask for your cooperation in terms of contacting school:


·         Please ensure all absences are submitted via the app.


·         If your son/ daughter needs to leave school early:

1.       Please submit a permission to leave note via the app.

2.       Remind your son/ daughter to go to their Year Head before they leave the school.


All other queries should be emailed to [email protected] and we will endeavour to respond at the earliest opportunity.


Apologies for any inconvenience caused.




John Bones.

Mayo U17 football squad.

Well done to Paddy on making the Mayo U17 football squad for the 2023 Championship. 

SVP Social Justice Project.

5th year students participating in the SVP Youth for Social Justice Project in Claremorris today, where they spoke about their Gratutide week and MND fundraiser. A very enjoyable day was had by all. Thanks to Ms. McDermott for all her help in organising the various activities in school. 

5th year LCVP Link Modules Easter raffle

Congratulations to Triona O'Donohue who won first prize, a hamper, in the Easter raffle. 

2nd prize - Mary Meehan (1 month Gym membership)

3rd prize - Ann Leydon (Eye Candy gift voucher)

Thank you to all the local businesses who sponsored prizes for the raffle: Caseys Hardware, Capelli Ciara, Centra, Collerans, Candy Store, Eye Candy, HQ Gym, Kernans Spar, Mace, O'Donnells pharmacy, Susies Bistro, Sew Bazzar, Violets Florist. Proceeds to Mayo Roscommon Hospice.

Mayo U17 hurling squad

Well done to Oisin on making the Mayo U17 squad

Home Economics week - prize winners.

Well done to Isabelle, Mariosa and Alva who won prizes during Home Economics week.
Alva and Mariosa created fantastic posters and Isabelle was the first to correctly identify all the Dingbats.Well done girls. 

Youth Academy Secondary School programme

Matthew Cawley in 1A has been awarded a place in the NUIG Youth Academy School Programme for academic excellence. Matthew has chosen Artificial Intelligence as his module. Well done Matthew.