Maynooth University Awards
Congratulations to Jolie Chang and Grace Daly, who both received Maynooth University Awards for Academic Excellence in Junior Cycle Business Studies. Both girls got Distinction grade in Business Studies in their new Junior Cycle. Teacher: Ms. Dillon.
YSI - Our Passion for Sustainable Fashion
Congratulations & well done to Rang 4Saoirse who travelled to DCU today to pitch their project, “Our Passion for Sustainable Fashion” in YSI Dragons Den. The goal was to attain funding for their project. The team performed brilliantly and were funded €600. This will go towards paying for a day course on repairing and up-cycling clothes. They will then give classes to the rest of the school community. There are also plans to put in place a pop up shop to trade and up-cycle clothes. Teacher: Mr. Davis.
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2020
Congratulations to our TY students; Gráinne Nevin, Áine Rooney & Katie Sheridan, who won the HP Enterprise Special Award and also a Highly Commended rosette at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in the RDS, with their Biological & Ecological project entitled "Food Eco-Rating". Teacher: Ms. Shalvey. Awards video on Facebook.
Every School Day Counts
First Year Healthy Eating Poster Competition
First Year Healthy Eating poster competition winners: Holly Finnegan (3rd place), Daisy Gernon (1st place), Orla Cunningham (2nd place), with prefects Órla Casserly and Emily Jo White.
First Year Soccer
Well done to the 1st year soccer girls on winning their home match against Coláiste Dun An Rí Kingscourt on Wednesday, 27th November. Teachers: Fr. David Brennan & Ms McElroy.
Meath Enterprize Week 2019
Congratulations to Sophie Keegan, Sophie Mooney, Grace Hoey and Cáit Melady, 3rd year, who ranked 3rd on Tuesday 19th November in the category "Best New Business Idea" during Meath Enterprise Week 2019. They created an App called Schools Hub, which is an application that allows students to store their own timetables, gives notifications about subjects for the next day, has a school calendar, an area for taking notes, student council issues, motivational tips, classical music and study tips. It will be available in the future on the android app store and free to download. Teacher: Ms. McCormack.
Webwise Ambassadors 2019-20
EUREKA GIRLS WIN GARDA NATIONAL YOUTH AWARD
The students of the TY YSI project ‘Never Home Alone’ were given tremendous recognition last night in the Headfort Arms Hotel Kells by being awarded winners of their category in the Garda National Youth Awards for County Meath. The students developed a 10-week programme last year involving senior citizens from our local community to help combat loneliness and social isolation. Students are very grateful for all the support and encouragement they have received to date. Teacher: Mr McKee
Student Council 2019-20
Congratulations and well done to the Public Access to Law team who competed in the prestigious Empire Mock Trial Competition in New York over the weekend. They were placed 2nd in the 'Best International School' category, only missing out by one point! Very well done to Crea Shine who was the 2nd highest placed attorney of the entire competition and won an award for her outstanding achievement. Thanks to all involved for their commitment, including their teacher Mr. Fahy and Edel & Elaine Traynor.
Wellbeing Week 2019
NEW Eureka School App is now available for download - please return permission form
UNICEF #KidsTakeOver Competition
Congratulations to Transition Year student Aoife Murphy who won the Taoiseach #KidsTakeOver competition. She was chosen and was invited to participate in a #KidsTakeOver the Taoiseach’s office on the Monday 19th of November 2018. She shadowed Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for the day!
TY visit Áras an Uachtaráin
TY students were invited to visit Áras an Uachtaráin on Thursday 20th September, to view the presentation of Credentials by new Ambassadors to Ireland. They also met President Michael D Higgins and received a guided tour of the state rooms within Áras an Uachtaráin and were offered light refreshments in the state dining room. Teacher: Ms. McGuinness & Damien English, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development.
S - See your goal
U - Understand the obstacles
C - Create a positive mental picture
C - Clear your mind of self-doubt
E - Embrace all challenges
S - Sacrifice free time
S - Show the world you can do it
F - Feed your focus
U - Utilize all opportunities
L - Learn from all failures