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First Year’s Got Talent

Posted on 29 Oct 2011
5 first year student entered the “Our School’s Got Talent” South Donegal heat during the week. They were Karen Mulgrew (piano), Chloe McGee-Gilmore (singing), Nicole O’Reilly (singing), Shannon Mc Cosker (singing), Siofra Devine (singing). Good luck to Chloe McGee-Gilmore and Siofra Devine who got through to the second round in November in Letterkenny.

First Year Hallowe’en Disco

Posted on 29 Oct 2011
Class 3.1 organised a Hallowe’en Disco for First Years on Friday October 28th to raise funds for autism as part of their CSPE project. [nggallery id=15]

Flavours of the World

Posted on 27 Oct 2011
Here are some photos from the  fantastic TY ‘Flavours of the World’ lunch which took place during the week. Well done to all involved.[nggallery id=13]

Concern Debates – Hands Down Win!

Posted on 27 Oct 2011
[nggallery id=14]Margaret Ward, Thomas Beaumont, Rachel Mc Nulty and Áine Kavanagh were representing the school on Tuesday night in the Railway Hotel, Enniskillen. They were proposing the motion “Aid to the Developing World is a luxury Ireland cannot afford ” against St. Pat’s of Cavan. They definitely did us proud! We won the debate 2 votes to 1. They all came across really well on the night and refuted the Cavan team every time they tried to prove us wrong. The other team tri

CCBS Girls represent North West in Tallaght

Posted on 27 Oct 2011
Last weekend Claudia Coughlin , Katie Gallagher, Roise Keown and Katie McCafferty went to Tallaght to represent the North West in the Under-15s Basketball competition. They left on Saturday, played  three matches that day and one match on Sunday. They won the matches they played against the West and overall they came third. They had a good weekend with a good result.

Rehearsal Schedule for Mid-Term Break

Posted on 27 Oct 2011
Dance: Saturday 29th: 12.00-15.00 Sunday 30th: 16.00-19.00 Full Cast Tuesday 1st November: 12.00-16.00 Wednesday 2nd November: 12.00-16.00 Thursday 3rd November: 12.00-16.00

Hairspray tickets on sale Wednesday

Posted on 25 Oct 2011
Tickets for Hairspray will go on sale for students and parents on Wednesday, 26th October. Tickets will be on sale every day from 12:30-14:30 in the Assembly Area.

Hairspray Rehearsals, 24th-28th October

Posted on 24 Oct 2011
Tuesday Lunch- Dancing (Julianne)- Negros- long room 1:30-4:00 – Dancing-TY Councillette dancers-long room 7:30-10:00 – Those with parts (Ailish)- mercy hall 8:30-10:00 – Singing (Niamh)- Negros- long room Wednesday Lunch- Dancing (Julianne)- Councillettes- long room 1:30-2:10 – Singing (Niamh)- Negros- long room 2:10-2:45 – Singing (Niamh)- Soloists- long room 4:00-6:00 – Dancing (Julianne)- Councillettes- Room 28 Thursday Lunch- Dancing (Julianne)- Negros- l

Our School’s Got Talent!

Posted on 24 Oct 2011
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.

Road Safety Day report

Posted on 24 Oct 2011
Read a report on the Transition Year Road Safety Exhibition in Letterkenny on the  CCBS Life page.

Concern Debates

Posted on 23 Oct 2011
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

5th Year Bonding Evening

Posted on 21 Oct 2011
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.[nggallery id=12]

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