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CCBS News

Christmas Market

Posted on 23 Nov 2018
Ho ho ho! It’s getting to look a lot like Christmas, and we’re very excited about the return of the Coláiste Cholmcille Christmas Market! Stock up on festive treats, Christmas baubles and decorations, vegan-friendly pampering products, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and say hello to Santa. First Year Business Studies students and TY Enterprise students will be selling their products on the day. There will be games and activities, and prizes for the best stall. The Mercy Hall will be tr

JC Art trip to Art Exhibit

Posted on 21 Nov 2018
All Junior Cert Art students visited the Súil na nÓg Art Exhibition in the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, with their teachers Miss Carey and Miss Keogh last week. The standard and variety of work was excellent and proved very inspiring to the students who are currently working on their own Junior Cert Art projects.

TY Trip to Berlin

Posted on 21 Nov 2018
Transition Year students were very excited to find out that the international tour this year will go to Berlin. The trip will take place from the 21st of March to the 24th March. The estimated cost is €550, but this is subject to change, depending on numbers and the final itinerary. Berlin is a great choice for a TY tour as the trip will reinforce their knowledge of German for those learning the language, and the city also has a great deal to offer as a modern European city steeped in history. T

Music trip to cinema

Posted on 21 Nov 2018
Last week, Music teacher Mr. Cronin accompanied a group of Fifth and Sixth Year Music students to a screening of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in Eclipse Cinema, Bundoran. The film is a celebration of the music of Queen, which features on the Leaving Cert Music course.

U16 Girls Gaelic through to Ulster Semi-Final

Posted on 21 Nov 2018
The Under-16 Girls had a comprehensive win over St. Kevin’s, Lisnaskea, on Friday last. Coláiste Cholmcille now proceed to the Ulster Semi Final which will be played in the coming weeks. Congratulations to all involved!

Zeminar

Posted on 20 Nov 2018
Last week 71 TY students travelled to Zeminar in the RDS. Zeminar is a Wellbeing & Education movement for the modern generation that caters for all 15-20 year olds and their parents, teachers, mentors and coaches, irrespective of academic ability or socio-economic background. The students had a great day out, listening to talks from sports stars and inspirational business people. The highlight of the day for Dublin player Ciarán Kilkenny was meeting Senan Rooney of Ireland’s Fittest Fa

Fifth Year Parent Teacher Meeting – Tuesday Nov. 20th

Posted on 15 Nov 2018
The Fifth Year Parent Teacher Meeting will now take place on Tuesday the 20th of November, instead of Thursday Nov. 22nd, to allow for a staff training day. The meeting will take place between 4.15pm and 6.15pm.

Garbhán Mc Closkey Receives UCD Entrance Scholar Award

Posted on 15 Nov 2018
Past pupil Garbhán Mc Closkey received the prestigious UCD Entrance Scholar award at a special ceremony this week, in the company of his parents Kevin and Mary. Mr. Keogh represented the school at the function. UCD recognises the calibre of its incoming high-achieving students with the award of UCD Entrance Scholar. Entrance Scholar awards are presented to first year students who achieve 560 points or more in their Leaving Certificate (or equivalent second level examination) in recognition of th