As we come closer to the first performance of ‘Hairspray’ (The Mercy Hall, Wed 23rd – Sat 26th), the cast are giving up what seems like every spare minute for rehearsals, but the production crew are working just as hard to create the perfect stage and set. A huge amount of time and effort has been put in by a number of students to make sure everything looks great on the night. A core group of creative and talented students have been busy designing and painting the set: Amy Chri
The Regional Senior Science quiz took place in Letterkenny IT on 17th November. Colaiste Cholmcille won 1st and 2nd place and go through to the final in Trinity College on 26th November. The team included Stewart Mc Allister, Kyro Keown, Andrea Lipsett, Lisa Anderson, James Bradshaw and Aisling Gallagher.
1st, 2nd and 5th year Art students took time out this week to design posters, create slogans or write poems to promote awareness of Anti-Bullying Week. The work is on display around the school and the prize winners will be announced next week. The winning poems and slogans will be posted here too for the whole world to see!
CCBS students Eamonn Travers, Maeve Liston, Niamh Gallagher, Siofra Devine, Chloe Mc Gee and Dominic Mc Gowan will represent the school in the second heat of ‘Our School’s Got Talent’ in The Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town tonight. We wish them all good luck and look forward to seeing them all proceed to the final next month in Letterkenny.
It’s Anti-Bullying Week here at CCBS. Students and staff are involved in different projects and activities to raise awareness of bullying, such as a poster competition and a poetry competition. Winners of these competitions will be announced on Monday 21st November.
Last week, the cast of ‘Hairspray’ surprised everyone at CCBS with a flash-mob style performance of some of the numbers from the show. Check it out on the school youtube channel, youtube.com/ccbstv. Remember, there’s still time to get your tickets in the school every day from 11 – 11.15 or from 12.15 – 1.30, or by phoning the school on 071 98 58288 to reserve.
Congratulations to the cast and crew of TY2 on their great success in the Donegal Secondary School Drama Festival, held in the Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey, this week. Adjudicator Maura Logue praised star of the show Lorcan Feely for his ‘beautifully understated’ portrayal of a troubled youth, awarding him a Special Award for character acting. Megan Lawlor also received a Special Award for her ‘brilliant comic portrayal’ of a teacher. The play won another award for New W
Welcome back to all our students and staff. I trust you all had a pleasant break and enjoyed the occasional good weather. It’s full steam ahead until Christmas and as usual the school will be very busy. Our state exam students will have their study routine well bedded in – keep up the hard work. A special mention to past pupils Johnny McManus who finished 1st in Ireland in LCA Engineering and to Luke Devanney and Fiachra McCaffrey who received valuable scholarships to Maynooth and UC
Good luck to the students from TY2 who are taking part in the Donegal Secondary Schools Drama Festival in the Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey, tonight. The festival runs over 2 nights, with the winners announced on Thursday, November 10th.
On Saturday 5th of November, Bríd Roberts (TY) and Neil Shanley (5th Year), travelled to DCU to take part in the Irish Junior Science Olympiad. Both were on the list of 185 finalists. Finalists were chosen based on results of their Junior Cert. Finalists had to be born on or after the 1st January 1996 and have received at least 6 “A”s in the exams, including one in Maths and Science. On the day they had to take a multiple choice test in a lecture hall in DCU, which involved questions on Biology