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CCBS News

Bonnie Donnell Joins Foróige National Council

Posted on 21 Mar 2018
Say hi to the new voice of young Foróige, Bonnie Donnell! Third Year Bonnie has just been elected on to the National Council of Foróige, having recently represented Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim on the Reference Panel. Congratulations Bonnie! We always knew a career in national affairs was ahead of you!

Fr. Sanjeeva Celebrates Mass with LCA

Posted on 21 Mar 2018
LCA class 1 and 2 invited Fr. Sanjeeva to celebrate mass in their classroom recently. The students have been working with Fr. Sanjeeva weekly since January. Fr. Sanjeeva shared stories about his childhood growing up in Sri Lanka, his love of Basketball and Cricket and why he decided to join the Jesuit order. Fr. Sanjeeva has been working within the local parish and in the local primary and secondary schools this term. We wish him all the best upon his return to Sri Lanka in April.

Options Night – View the presentation

Posted on 14 Mar 2018
The Careers Department prepared an informative presentation for students going on to Leaving Cert. You can now view the slides from this presentation in your browser:  

Options Night

Posted on 08 Mar 2018
Options Night will be held in the school on Tuesday March 13th, an information evening for all those students who are facing subject choice decisions First Years – 7pm – Information on choosing optional subjects for second year. Third Years considering TY or LCA – 7.45pm – information on TY, and a short talk on LCA. Incoming Fifth Years – 8.15pm – information on choosing optional subjects for Leaving Cert.

Two Teams in Junk Kouture Regional Final

Posted on 07 Mar 2018
Best of luck to both Junk Kouture design teams and models who are taking part in the regional final of the competition in Dublin tomorrow. The teams have been hard at work in the last couple of weeks tweaking their designs with Miss Keogh and perfecting their performance with Miss Cooney. The event was due to take place in Derry last week but was rescheduled due to the weather and moved to the Helix. A supporters bus and a number of parents are making the journey to cheer the girls along the cat

School open Monday and Tuesday

Posted on 04 Mar 2018
Coláiste Cholmcille will re-open on Monday March 5th as normal. Tuesday March 6th will also be a normal school day for all staff and students. The scheduled staff day has been postponed.

School Closed Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd

Posted on 01 Mar 2018
Coláiste Cholmcille will be closed on Thursday March 1st and Friday March 2nd due to the red weather warning, following instructions issued by the Minister for Education .

Vote for our TY Junk Kouture entries

Posted on 19 Feb 2018
Voting has opened for the Regional Finals of this year’s Junk Kouture. This year we have two entries in the Regional Finals, ‘All Bottled Up’ by Niamh Messenger, Leah O’Brien and Katie White, and ‘CDs Are Old News’ by Chloe Connolly, Rebecca Kelly and Eleanor Boyle. The vote contributes to 10% of the overall score for each entry, and can really make the difference for each entry. To vote for ‘CDs Are Old News’, click here: https://app.junkkouture.c