Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

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Second Year Day Out – Tuesday May 14th

Posted on 13 May 2013
Second Year students will travel to Lough Key Forest Park on Tuesday the 14th of May to take part in the Boda Borg challenge. Hopefully some of the CCBS students will be able to add their name to the Boda Borg leaderboard. The trip has been organised by Year Heads Miss Carey and Mr Mc Glynn as a reward to the students for all their hard work and cooperation throughout the year.

First Year Day Out

Posted on 13 May 2013
First Year students are on their day out today (Monday the 13th of May). Their day is split into two parts: activities in the Donegal Adventure Centre, Bundoran, followed by a special screening of ‘Madagascar 3’ in The Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. The trip has been organised by Year Head Miss Mc Kee as a special reward to the year group for all their good behaviour throughout the year.

Donegal Science Champions!

Posted on 08 May 2013
Congratulations to the Junior Cert science team who became Donegal champions of the Irish Science Teachers Association Junior Cert Science Quiz in Letterkenny last night, Wednesday the 7th of May. The team faced off stiff competition from teams from all around Donegal, including fellow CCBS students. Photos from the night are now on the Photos page.

Staff Development Day May 3rd and Bank Holiday May 6th

Posted on 03 May 2013
Friday May 3rd is a staff development day, which means there are no classes for students, and the school is closed on Monday the 6th of May for the bank holiday. School reopens as normal on Tuesday morning. Third and Sixth Year students are advised to use the time well for study for the Junior and Leaving Cert, and non-exam classes are reminded that they too can use their time to prepare for their end of year exams.

Cycle Against Suicide: “It’s Ok Not To Feel Ok”

Posted on 30 Apr 2013
The national ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ arrived in the school today, Tuesday April 30th with a team of approx. 60 cyclists along with national mental health awareness groups and a support team. The cyclists were greeted by a guard of honour made up of First Years. They then made their way into the Mercy Hall were they were served some very fine Colaiste Cholmcille cuisine, sponsored by The Sandhouse Hotel in Rossnowlagh, and were entertained by local band Stone Free and BallyshannonR

Cycle Against Suicide Tues 30th April

Posted on 29 Apr 2013
The ‘Cycle Against Suicide’ will arrive at the Mercy Hall (on the school grounds) around 11.45 on Tuesday April 30th. We expect approximately 150 people to arrive, made up of cyclists and their entourage along with local and national media. Amongst the cyclists will be national celebrity Bressie. The visitors will be treated to refreshments in the Mercy Hall. Students from the school will provide entertainment in their own distinctive Colaiste Cholmcille style. There will also be a n

Congratulations to Under-14 Rugby Team!

Posted on 26 Apr 2013
[singlepic id=1056 w=320 h=240 float=none]Congratulations to the Coláiste Cholmcille Under-14 Rugby team as they clinched their first ever major rugby trophy after winning the U 14 County Blitz Finals in Letterkenny. 8 teams competed for the Ronan Scott Memorial Cup. Coláiste Cholmcillle got off to a winning start with a good 12-0 win over a dogged Mulroy College. Try scorers for CCBS were Cian Duffy and Mattew McClay. Gareth Lipsett converted one try. CCBS found their form in the second game an

Fifth Year Futsal League

Posted on 25 Apr 2013
Munich captained by Philip Patton will play Barcelona captained by Gerard Brady in the final of the Fifth Year indoor soccer league to be played in early May. At the semi finals stages Munich has a hard fought 8-5 win over Man United, while Barcelona ran out convincing winners against AC Milan, captained by Jason Gallagher. Munich Barcelona Man U AC Milan Philip Patton Gerard Brady Damien Hughes Jason Gallagher Anthony Moylette Tom Hope Eddie Lynch Lorcan Feeney David Mc Gurrin Colm Kelly Patric