Well done to all students in 1B and 1C who entered a poetry competition run by Fighting Words last December. Particular congratulations to Aimee Barron (1B) and Ella O’ Connell (1C) whose Haiku poems were selected for inclusion in an Irish Times Supplement later this year. Well done girls!

Paris by Aimee Barron
Most of Paris cries
So when lots of people die
We all say goodbye.

Summer by Ella O’Connell
Footprints in the sand
Music of the ice cream van
The summer sun sets.

Congratulations to all our students who performed as part of the Emmanuel Choir this week in the Helix.

Congratulations to Jessica Timlin who has been selected as a winner in the latest Poetry Ireland competition. She has been invited to attend the Paul Muldoon Masterclass for Teenage Poets in DLR Lexicon on March 12th. Her poem ‘The Box’ can be read on our library website.

The T.Y. group welcomed Ms Mary Harney, former leader of the Progressive Democrats, Tánaiste and Minister of Health on Wednesday afternoon as part of the Leadership Conversation series.

Aimee Morley, Sadhbh O’Carrell and Elizabeth Ring accompanied by Sr. Mary attended the presentation ceremony at Croke Park on Monday morning which was addressed by President Higgins. Each Secondary School was presented with the national flag and a copy of the proclamation.

Congratulations to our five Young Entrepreneurs who have been nominated for Student Enterprise Awards. The students selected are Siobhra Hurley, Rebecca Johnston, Ella Fenlon, Sadbh O’Farrell, Niamh O’Hara, Jennifer O’Rourke, Lucy Bracken, Niamh Murray and Marina Boyle. They will attend the award ceremony on Thursday March 10th in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire.

Congratulations to the Junior A hockey team for winning their semi final in the Leinster League.

The Parents’ Association Seminar with Dr. Fergus Heffernan is taking place Monday 29th Feb at 19.45 in the Concert Hall. He will be discussing ‘Understanding the Emotional Well Being of Teenagers and Children and the Family’. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you wish to attend.

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