Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

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CCBS News

Connect Mental Health

Posted on 08 Oct 2018
Last week our TY and LCA students spent the day in the Abbey, Donegal Town, participating in the Connect Mental Health Day. The students were split up into groups which took part in workshops on the importance of eating healthy food, staying active and getting exercise, yoga and relaxation, and a talk on mental health from the Jigsaw. The students found it to be a very informative and stimulating day. Connect Mental Health is a community mental health organisation run entirely by a core group of

Senior Girls Defeat Oughterard 44-41

Posted on 08 Oct 2018
Coláiste Cholmcille’s U19A girls basketball team had a very exciting win on Wednesday 3rd October defeating St. Paul’s Oughterard. CCBS hosted the first round of the senior girls ‘A’ Schools Cup and beat the Galway side 44-41. The girls now progress to the next round playing Our Lady’s Castleblaney away on Thursday 18th Oct.

Change of date for LC Parent-Teacher Meeting

Posted on 13 Sep 2018
Please note that the Leaving Cert Parent-Teacher Meeting has been changed to October 23rd.

LCA Students receive Second Certs

Posted on 13 Sep 2018
Congratulations to the students of LCA 2 who received their second certs last week. 

Well done to Junior Cert students

Posted on 13 Sep 2018
Well done to all our students who received their Junior Cert results yesterday. There was a great deal of excitement and anticipation in the Assembly Area yesterday as everyone gathered for the big moment. Overall, the results were very impressive. Everyone did themselves, their families and the school proud. Well done all!  

TY Trip to Delphi

Posted on 13 Sep 2018
This year’s Transition Year group headed off on the first major expedition of the year, the annual bonding trip in Delphi Adventure Resort in Co. Mayo, last week. After a quick bite at the adventure centre, they eagerly launched into three days of activities, which included surfing, high ropes, climbing, archery and everyone’s favourite, the bog challenge. Each group took part in different activities each day, coming together again at meal-times, and socialising during free time in t

Head Boy & Head Girl

Posted on 13 Sep 2018
Congratulations and best wishes to our new head boy and girl, Shane Gillespie and Ana Keon. Shane and Ana were elected at the end of the last school term by staff and students following an intense electoral campaign, and took up office at the start of the new school year. Their inauguration took place last Friday in the Mercy Hall when Year Head Miss Carey presented them with their badges and jackets of office. Ana and Shane have promised to work tirelessly for their electorate, and to represent

Leaving Cert Results

Posted on 14 Aug 2018
This year’s Leaving Cert results will be available on Wednesday August 15th. Students can collect their results from the school office am, or they can also access them online from midday on www.examinations.ie using their individual PIN. Students should consider their options carefully, after discussion with parents/guardians and career advisors. Miss Mc Gurren advises students to download the Careers Portal app for accurate calculation of points. All students have the option to view indiv

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