Good luck to all the participants from Colaiste Cholmcille taking part in ‘Our School’s Got Talent’ in The Abbey Hotel, Donegal, kicking off at 8pm. The following students from CCBS are involved: Simone Breannan, Dominic McGowen, Maeve Listen, Chloe Mcgee Gilmore, Saoirse Toner, Shannon Mc Cosker, Siofra Devine, Karen Mulgrew, Niamh Gallagher, Nicole O Reilly, Eamon Travers and Alana Picken.
The first of the four qualifying rounds in the Concern Debates is taking place this Tuesday night in Enniskillen. Coláiste Cholmcille will be competing against St. Pat’s of Cavan. Margaret Ward, Thomas Beaumont, Rachael Mc Nulty and Áine Kavanagh will be debating on behalf of Coláiste Cholmcille, proposing the motion “Aid to the Developing World is a luxury Ireland cannot afford”. Margaret Ward will be captain of the team on the night. Mrs. Garvey will be the timekeeper with Bríd Roberts as chai
On Wednesday, 19th October, 5th Years had bonding afternoon organised by their tutors and their year head, Mrs. Campbell. This was a great success as all the students involved enjoyed it. Each class had five male representatives and five female representatives. There was intense competition as the class representatives played many games of volleyball. Eventually the class of 5.1 won the competition with a narrow margin of point difference. In second place was class 5.3.
The Senior Girls took on St. Nathy’s of Ballaghaderreen, on the 17th of October. It was yet another close match with great scores from Ruta Balezentyte, Dearbhaile Mc Neill, Grainne Gillespie, Claire Breslin, and Maeve Liston. The opening score came from Ruta Balezentyte. Shortly afterwards, Grainne Gillespie made an awesome steal which was followed up with a classy shot from Dearbhaile Mc Neill. More drilling shots were scored by Claire Breslin, Grainne Gillespie and Dearbhaile McNeill. However
The U16 Girls took on St. Nathy’s of Ballaghaderreen on Monday the 17th of October. The final score for the U16 girls was 36-35 with numerous scores and great performances from Roise Keon, Maeve Liston and Cliodhna Kerr. The Colaiste Cholmcille girls were slow to get the rhythm going in the first quarter and had a lot of missed baskets, which could have cost them dearly. But luckily once the girls got scoring, nothing was going to stop them. Our first score came from an admirable Roise Keon, whi
Michael Bond will visit the school at 7.30 on Thursday 27th of October to give a talk to LC parents/guardians on study skils and motivation. As a widely recognised consultant in this field, the presentation will be of great benefit to all. He will return on Friday 28th to give a presentation to students, with a follow up talk before the mocks. The total cost is €10 per student.