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Rugby Update

Rugby Update : Our juniors won against Malahide CS in the final game of the pool 56 – 25 Try scorers were Joe Agbeyomi 2 tries Alex Hanratty 2 tries Paddy McGeary try Stan Goodwin 3 try “hatrick” Ryan Delaney Cons by Tadhg Martin and Ben Savage The Juniors are proving their strength in depth with a comprehensive defeat of…

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European Science Education Research Association Conference

From the 21st to the 25th of August 2017, Mr. McDonagh will attend the 12th conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA). The conference is being held in Dublin City University. Mr. McDonagh will present a poster detailing the Erasmus + KA2 project Matters of Matter – Future Materials in Science Education, which will be on display in…

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St. Joseph’s win at Bloom

St. Joseph’s Secondary School won the top prize, the Certificate of Distinction, in the postcard garden category on the opening day at the Bloom Festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Entitled “Drogheda on the Boyne” the garden is a portrayal of a bright vibrant town where the image of yesterday is very different to the one of today. It was…

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Thank You

The end of the school year in 2017 marks the end of the Erasmus + project in the school. Over 30 Transition Year students took part in the project over the past three years. Students were presented with a gift bag commemorating their participation in the project, which contained pens, a USB key, notepad and mouse mat. Front row –…

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Erasmus+ KA2 Project contribute to Bloom Entry

The Erasmus + KA2 project Matters of Matter – Future Materials in Science Education, is pleased to be part of the schools recent entry into the Bloom festival, Phoenix Park, Dublin. It is hoped that the materials added to the design by the project, which include smart materials interacting with light and sustainable materials will propel the school to success…

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TY Presentation Night

A large crowd attended the Transition Year presentation night on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 in the school. Ciaran Brennan, Neil Holdcroft and Peter Finegan all made presentations about the Erasmus + project, including the work they carried out and their trip to Italy in early March this year. Students were presented with a gift bag commemorating their participation in the…

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Sustainable materials for Insulation

Transition Year students in Mr. McDonagh’s class are investigating the uses of sustainable materials as insulation. The students created a timber model of a house, complete with cavity in the external walls. The students will add layers of different materials as insulation and record the temperatures within the house. Results of this experiment will be shown at the Transition Year…

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St. Josephs goes to Bloom

St. Josephs Secondary school is proud to announce, that it has an entry accepted for the Bloom festival in Dublin. Entitled “Drogheda on the Boyne” and designed by LCA student Thomas Finnegan, it will compete in the Postcard Garden competition. Thomas’s design was selected from thousands of entrants and features well known historical landmarks in Drogheda: the Viaduct, Millmount and…

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