Seven Transition Year students, along with Mr. McDonagh and Ms. Clinton, travelled to Avallon, France last week as part of a European Science project called “European Science Camps; Changing Climate, Changing Habitats”.
The Peadar McCann Awards Night took place last Wednesday, May 15th. It was a great evening where we recognised those who have excelled in the academics and the extra-curricular activities. Photographs will be in the next edition of the newsletter.
Our 6th year students finish up this Thursday the 23rd May. Graduation mass takes place in school at 7.30pm. We would like to wish all students the very best in their final preparations for the upcoming exams. House exams for 1st , 2nd and 5th year students start Tuesday, May 28th . Good luck to all.
St Joseph’s CBS Drogheda retained the North Leinster schools u-14 title over there town neighbours after an excellent match in Darver center of excellence. Both teams had met each other earlier in the competition with that match finishing a draw so a keenly contested game was expected again and both teams duly delivered.
Some of our art students have put great work into making Christmas cards this year. All proceeds are going to the Oncology Unit in the Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda Homeless Aid, SVP Drogheda and the Drogheda Women’s & Children’s Refuge Centre.
Shane Lynch, a transition year student, has received the opportunity to go to Strasbourg for four days next year. He will visit the European Parliament and will take part in Euroscola, a youth parliament, and participate in discussions on a number of topicsabout the European Union.
Originally, we were meant to go to the Ploughing Championships on Wednesday the 19th of September. However, due to the weather conditions it was called off and we had to turn back after driving for 3 hours.
For many years now groups of mainly Transition year Students with their teachers have visited Schillong in North East India and helped develop and support a school for underprivileged children from its humble beginnings.