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Loreto Abbey welcomed an opposing team from Rockford Manor to debate China’s involvement in Africa.  Both teams were commended by the judges on their excellent preparation, refutation and collaboration.  The proposition was carried.  Congratulations to Isobel Kearns, Sarah Dempsey, Aisling Round and Allyce Malynn on their work and thank you to our Chairperson, Julia Evans and timekeeper, Ella Kenefick.

Our school community gathered on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate Christmas.  We were joined by Dr. Eilis Humphreys, Chairperson of the Board of Management, Mrs Mary Mitchel O’Connor, Minister for Higher Education, Cllr. Mary Hanifin, parents and friends.  Our choirs, orchestra, trad group and readers all combined to ensure that the service was reflective and uplifting.

Please click on teh following links to view video:

Carol Service 2017 - Traditional Irish Group

Carol Service - Choir: Carol of the Bells

 

Congratulations to the following students who were rewarded by UCD for their high achievement in Junior Certificate Business.

Molly Hogan, Sarah Dempsey , Lucy McManus , Eva Whelan, Shauna Connolly, Nina Hand, Niamh Murray, Sophie Shortt, Sarah Dillon, Éibhe Kehoe, Saoirse Moloney, Ciara Pryce, Eve Brennan

Congratulations to the Transition Year students who staged a vibrant production of Hairspray for six performances last week.  The Transition Year students extend their thanks to Ms Green and all the staff who supported them.

Forty five past pupils returned to discuss their college courses with our senior cycle students this morning.  Our present students  found the experience beneficial as they heard of courses in a wide variety of colleges from those currently studying there.  Thank you to our past pupils who gave of their time.

Our 1:1 iPad Programme is now in its fourth year.

The video below provides a glimpse into the classroom and how iPad supports and enhances Teaching and Learning in Loreto Abbey Secondary School

Please click here to view video

Please click here to view pictures of Dave's Jungle visit to the school last week.

 

Congratulation to our Senior Irish Debating Team (Aislinn Smyth, Lucy Rice, Olivia Ní Fhearraigh and Mary Kate O’Sullivan) who defeated  Santa Sabina Dominican College, Sutton and Our Lady’s Grove, Goatstown,  in the Gael Linn debates on Monday evening.  Comhghairdeas.

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