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Christmas Tales in the Castle Returns

Saint Eunan’s College warmly invites all first years with their parents and guardians to our now annual Tales in the Castle. Come and share in all that is festive and literary on Thursday 6th Dec. It will be a lovely way of welcoming in the festive season

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Dates for the Diary

THIS WEEKS EVENTS……….
Welcome back after the mid term. I hope to update you regularly on what is happening in the College this year, so tune back for all the news as it happens. I’m also here in my office, located adjacent to Mr.Darby’s for any inquiries you may have throughout the year so please call in to see me.
Best Wishes to all, Eilish
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles”.
Wayne Dyer
Upcoming:
• First Year P/T Meeting, Wednesday, 12th December.
• Student Council Christmas Jumper Day, Thursday, 13th December.
Remainder: Child Protection Statement is displayed in Front Hall. DLP is
C Darby;
Monday 10th December
International Students Glenveagh trip 9.40 am – 4 pm
Gold Gaisce Award Ceremony, Dublin Castle – Past Pupil Eoin O Shea receiving it YD
Senior Soccer Cup Game Vs Virginia College in Cavan. Dep 9 am PL, PBr
12 – 1 pm LYIT Talk for interested 6th Years Rm 35. JG
Student Council Meeting 1.15 pm Pf 27
2 – 4 pm GCSE PE Practical Assessment – St Damien and St Dallan
Tuesday 11th December
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
NUIG Guidance Information Day, Galway JG
St Eugene Talk by Tommy Gallagher Physical Therapist. Rm 48 Time 10.20 – 11 am
U 15 Soccer Vs St Columbas, Stranorlar. Details to follow. GN
11 – 12.35 LCA 1 Breakfast Meeting Gmes Club 1.20 – 1.50 pm Rm 32 CB
FAI Coaching Session (Kyle Maloney) First Year Soccer Team. Front Pitch 3.30 – 5 pm.
School Calendars 2019 on sale now. Please support
Wednesday 12th Dec
9 am – 1.15 pm GCSE PE First Fitness Test St Damien and St Dallan Rec Hall
CSL Project 9 – 11 am Board Room.
9.40 am Second Year Assembly, College Chapel.
U14 Rugby High Schools Cup Vs St Columbas, Stranorlar. Dep 11am Ret 2.40 pm
12.35 pm Fifth Year Assembly, College Chapel.
3D Printing Club. Rm 12 1.15 pm
1st Year P/T Meeting 4.15 – 6.45 pm
Thursday 13th December – Christmas Jumper Day
Student Council Christmas Jumper Day/Non-uniform Day. Cost €2
NUIG Talk for interested 6th Years 9 – 10.20 am Rm 35
Third Year Assembly 9.40 am College Chapel.
U17 Soccer League Cup Final. Dep 9.40 am PBr, PL
DICE Project in LYIT for some TY Students. Details to follow JMG
6th Year Assembly 2pm College Chapel
Parents Association Christmas Draw takes place today
Parents Association Meeting 8 pm
Friday 14th December
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
TY Assembly 9.40 am College Chapel.
Drop Everything And Question 11.15 am

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Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going. Chantal Sutherland
IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday 3rd Dec
5th Year LCVP Work Experience
Interview of Michael Murphy and Shaun Patton by St Dallan. 11 am Details to follow 11.15 – 12.35 6th Year Workshop 4 Classes – Finbarr, Fergal, Felim, Francis(LCA2) – Green Schools Meeting 1.30 – 1.45 pm Rm 24
U14 ½ Loch an Iuir Team Meeting in advance of Ulster Final 2 – 2.40 pm.
2 – 3.20 pm 6th Year Politics and Society talk on Awareness of homelessness among Young People by Caroline Ferguson. Rm 5 PL
Digital Learning Framework. Donegal Ed Centre 9.30 am – 3.30 pm CD, AC
Tuesday 4th December
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
5th Year LCVP Work Experience
Strategic Planning 9.10 – 10.20 am CD, AC, DMC
St Eugene Talk by Gary Gardiner Paramedic Rm 48 Time 10.20 – 11 am CMI
U14 Rugby High Schools Cup Game Dep 9 am Ret 2 pm RMC
First Year Soccer Vs Mulroy College. Details to follow. PBr
All Star trials (4 Senior Gaelic Players involved) Details to follow. CMF
BOM meeting at4 pm. Board Room
Wednesday 5th December
School Calendars 2019 on sale now. Please Support. €7
5th Year LCVP Work Experience
Advent/Christmas Confessions- Fr Flood
Games Club 1.20 – 1.50 pm Rm 32
U14 ½ Loch an Iuir GAA Ulster Final. Details to follow. GMD, KM
2 pm Pastoral Care Meeting, CD Office
Thursday 6th December
Tales in the Castle Literacy Evening 7pm
Mr Gordon’s 6th Year Geography Field trip write up 9 – 11 am
1.15 pm Student Council Meeting Pf 27
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only SMM, DN
Rehearsals/Sound Check for Tales in the Castle. 2 – 4 pm Study Hall
Tales in the Castle at 7 pm Study Hall
Friday 7th December
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
First Year Soccer Vs St Columbas, Stranorlar. Dep 9.40 am PBr
Jigsaw Donegal Operational Management Group 11 am. DMC
Drop Everything And Question 11.15 am or at a time that suits you best. Please take time, whether 4 mins or 40 mins.
Solas SNA Meeting 12.55 – 1.15 SG, CB, MD, NS, NC
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5th November 2018 – No classes for students.
Remainder: Child Protection Statement is displayed in Front Hall. DLP is C Darby; DDLP is A Coll
QUOTE FOR THE WEEK:-
“Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do”.
Brian Tracy

THIS WEEKS EVENTS:-
Monday 5th Nov
Disability in Sport In-service, LYIT
One Day First Year Retreat (3 Classes – St Ambrose, St Aidan, St Anne) After Roll Call, teachers are asked to bring those classes to the College chapel and from there, they will walk down to the Conference Room in the Cathedral.
U14 ½ GAA Donegal Schools Co. Semi Final Vs Comprehensive School, Glenties.
11.15 St David’s Class Future Leaders interview with CMF,
Tuesday 6th November
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
One Day First Year Retreat (3 Classes – St Andrew, St Agnes, St Albert) After Roll Call, teachers are asked to bring those classes to the College chapel and from there, they will walk down to the Conference Room in the Cathedral.
Parents Association Meeting 8 pm
Wednesday 7 th Nov
Assemblies for all Junior Year Groups + TY throughout today. After Roll call, please accompany your class to the College Chapel.
9.40 3rd Years
10.20 2nd Years
11.15 Transition Year
12.35 1st Years
Thursday 8th Nov
U16 Rugby Pollock Cup Vs Carndonagh, Away. Dep 10.20 am Ret 3 pm approx RMC
3rd Year P/T Meeting 4.15 – 6.45 pm
Friday 9th November
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
SciFest Finals, Marino College, Dublin. Wishing Leo Camacho, 3rd Year the best of luck who has reached the Finals. JGill
Ulster Interprovincial Football Team, AUL Sports Complex, Dublin PBr, OH
Talk by University of Ulster for Interested 6th Year Students 10 – 11 am Rm 35. Details to follow.
Friday School 1.30 – 3.30 pm
Senior House Awards Study Hall 8 pm.

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Monday 22 Oct
First Year Vaccinations Rm 1. Details to follow
11.15 – 12.35 TY + LCA 1 Workshop (3 Classes) St David, St Declan, St Edward – Age of Consent by Bridin Bell Pf 37.
U 14 ½ Loch an Iuir Vs St Mary’s Belfast. Away Dep 10.25 am GMD, KM
Senior Hurling Vs St Columb’s, Derry. Dep 11 am OH
TY Assembly 2.15 pm College Chapel. Teachers to accompany class.
Tuesday 23 Oct
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
First Year Vaccinations Rm 1. Details to follow
Cross Country Athletics, Gweedore Dep 9.15 am SNB, JGill
U15 Soccer Vs Loreto, Milford 10 am – 12 pm Home Game GN
LCVP Talk by Rachel Wasson DLDC Rm 7 10.20 am MME
12.35 pm Tennis Blitz for International Students and Mentors, LK Tennis Club
Wednesday 24th October
Non Uniform Day in aid of Mary’s Meals. Halloween Themed. Cost €2 Please support and dress up.Collection during First Class – RE Dept
TY Media Studies Recording session at Full Tilt Studio 9 – 11 am
French Theatre 9 – 11 am Junior Play (2nd + 3rd Year); 11.15 – 1.15 Senior Play (TY, 5th + 6th)Details of those attending TBC Rm 35
TY Trip to Lough Key Forest Park – Boda Borg. Details to follow
U16/19 Basketball Vs Summerhill Away. Dep 9am
DYC Elections. Rec Hall 10.20 – 11 am Details to follow. Teachers to accompany class
Senior Gaelic Vs Carrickmacross, Away in Drumragh. Dep 11.55 am
Games Club 1.20 – 1.50 pm Rm 32
Workshop on Gender Equality by Danielle Bonner, DLDC. 11.15 – 1.15 St Declan; 2 – 4 pm St Dominic. Rm TBC.
TY Car Maintenance Workshop. Time and details of those involved to follow
Thursday 25th Oct
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only
DICE Project, Optum Building. 15 TY Students attending. Dep 9 am Details to follow
U16 Rugby Pollock Cup Vs St Columbas, Stranorlar. Dep 9.45 am Ret 1.30 pm approx
Rannafast Cup Game Vs St Michael’s, Enniskillen. Away. Details to be confirmed. Provisional Dep time – 9 am
Senior Soccer Vs Patrician High School, Carrickmacross. Dep 9.45 am PBr, PL
Meeting with North West College, Derry. 10 am – 12 pm JG
6th Year P/T Meeting 4.15 – 6.45 pm
Mid-term Break Begins
Friday 26th October – NO STUDENTS IN STAFF INSERVICE
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
Staff In-service 9 am sharp. Details to follow.
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Monday 15 Oct
Numeracy Week 15th – 19th Oct. Numerous Events organised (Workshops, Eilish’s daily challenge)
9.30 am Dessie Gallagher Drama Group. Details to follow. MLK
11.15 – 12.35 TY Workshop (3 Classes) Age of Consent by Bridin Bell Rm 35 St Dallan, St Dominic, St Damien. Teachers are asked to supervise in Rm 35 when you have those classes.
Second Subject Teacher JC Workshop, Donegal Ed Centre – English KK
9.40 – 11.55 am Maths workshop LYIT with visiting lecturer from the UK, Mr James Soper. First Year Students (60 places) – St Ambrose and St Agnes.
Official Launch of the MacRory Cup in the College 2.40 pm Rec. All GAA Teams will be attending from 2.40 – 4 pm
Tuesday 16 Oct
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
Ireland Vs Wales, Aviva Stadium. Dep at 1.30 pm. (100 students) Details TBC RMC,
Games Club 1.20 – 1.50 pm Rm 32 CB
Student Council Elections – 2 pm First Years; 2.40 pm Third Year; 3.20 pm Second Year. After Roll Call,
Wednesday 17 Oct
U 14 ½ Loch an Iuir Vs Our Lady’s, Castleblaney. Garvaghey. Dep 9.30 am
ETB Enterprise Day LYIT. 8 TY Students attending. Details to follow
U14 Rugby High Schools Cup Game Vs Carndonagh. Dep 9.10 am. Ret 2.40 approx. U17 Soccer Vs Loreto, Milford. Away. Dep 10 am PBr, PL
Talk by Carlyn Maguire, Donegal Youth Council, College Chapel.
11.15 – 11.55 TY; 11.55 – 12.35 2nd Year; 12.35 – 1.15 3rd Year;
2 – 2.40 1st Year. After Roll Call,
Thursday 18th Oct.
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only SMM, DN
Year Group Photographs Rec Hall during the day
1st Year Soccer Futsal Competition, Donegal Region. Aura. 10.30am – 1.30pm PBr
Gaisce Walk – Details of students involved TBC JMG, Dominik Lindner
IT Sligo Open Day. Approx 25 Students. Dep 9 am Details to follow JG
Friday 19th October
Year Group Photographs Rec Hall during the day
Gaisce Walk – Details of students involved TBC JMG, DL
Strand 4 “AFL” Initiative: Drop Everything And Question 11.15 am
Table Quiz 9 pm Browns on the Green, Letterkenny Golf Club in aid of RMcD House, Ireland and St Eunan’s College. (Teams of 4 – €5 per person). Please support
Quote for the Week:
Don’t count the days. Make the days’ count.
Muhammad Ali
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last week:- Monday 8th October
Manchester Trip Sat 6 Oct Dep 3.45 am – Mon 8 Oct Ret 8 pm. KM, GN, PF.
TY – St Declan trip to Gartan OEC. 9 am – 4 pm.
11.55 – 1.15 Maynooth University Talk by Kay Mitchell for interested 6th Years Rm 35 9.40am – 2pm U16 Rugby Match Vs Scoil Cholmcille, Ballyshannon RMC
Open Evening, Donegal Medical Academy (NUIG) for students interested in Medicine 6
Tuesday 9th October
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
Road Safety Show for LCA 1 and 2 + 5th Years who did not do TY. Time TBC. Details to follow.
Supporting the Mental health of LGBT Young People, Mount Errigal 9.30 – 4 pm
HSC Course – Mindout Training, Colab LYIT 9.30 am – 3.30 pm MAL
Lived Lives Exhibition, RCC 9.40 – 1.00 Class attending TBC
Senior Soccer Vs Mulroy College. Dep 9.40 Ret 2.40 Details to follow PL
U 13 ½ Hurling. Dep 10.30 am Details to follow. OH
First Year Parent Evening 7 pm YH + Tutors
Parents Association AGM 8 pm
Wednesday 10th
NO STUDENTS TODAY – DES In-service Day for all staff.
Thursday 11th
6th Year Assembly 9am.
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only SMM, DN
St Bernadette’s Tennis Coaching Group – 17 TY Students. Details to follow JMG
TY Photography trip to Glenveagh 9.30 am – 3.30 pm Details to follow AS, MC
Rannafast Cup Game Vs St Pat’s Cavan in Garvaghey. Dep 10 am DOH, ED
2 – 2.40 pm EUNICAS talk by Gary Flouch for interested 6th Years Rm TBC
Friday 12th October
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
PDST TY Future Leaders Training Workshop, Loreto Milford GMD
DICE Project, Optum Building. 20 TY Students attending. 9 am – 1.15 pm. Senior Hurling Vs ScoilMhuire, Buncrana. Dep 10.30 am OH
Strand 4 “AFL” Initiative: Drop Everything And Question 11.15 am

Monday 1st Oct
TY – St Damien trip to Gartan OEC. 9 am – 4 pm. Teachers may be asked to cover colleague away. CMI
Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) this week 1st – 5th October. DEAR 11.55 am today
U14 ½ Loch an Iuir Vs Patrician High School, Carrickmacross. Away Dep 9.30 am
U16 Basketball Cup Game Vs Mounthawk, Tralee. Dep 9.40 am Aura. Details to follow 9.40 am First Year Assembly College Chapel.
2.40 pm Second Year Assembly College Chapel.
Student Council Meeting, 1.30 pm Board Room.
Official Town Twinning of Letterkenny with Rudolstadt 1 – 3 pm LYIT
Tuesday 2nd Oct
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
U 19 Hurling Away. Dep 10 am Details to follow
6th Year History Class (S Melvin’s Group) Library Visit 11.55 – 1.15
Games Club 1.20 – 1.50 pm Rm 32
Numeracy Trial, Letterkenny Park. Weather permitting. First Years – Different Classes will be involved at different times of the day (Details to follow)
DEAR 9.40 am today
Wednesday 3rd Oct
1ST YR PARENTS/ GUARDIANS PLEASE NOTE
The date of the First Year Mass will now take place on Wednesday, 3rd October at 7 pm in the College Chapel.
3rd Year History Trip (2 classes – St Ceallach and St Christopher) Visit to Cavan County Museum – WWI Trench experience + talk on Commemoration.
9 – 11 am First Year Gaelic League Final, Front Pitch.
TY Future Leaders Class will help out at this event. Details to follow.
TY – St David trip to Gartan OEC. 9 am – 4 pm.
U14 Rugby Blitz, Letterkenny. Dep 9.40am. Ret 2.40pm
Rannafast Cup Game, Foreglen, Derry Dep 11.15
Rescheduled from last week – U14 ½ Loch an Iuir Team Vs St Columbs, Front Pitch
DEAR 2.40 pm today
First Year Mass 7 pm. College Chapel. All are invited to attend. Refreshments afterwards.
Thursday 4th Oct
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only
Human Trafficking Workshop, Loreto Convent. TY St Dominic 9 – 11; St Dallan + St Damien 11.15 – 1.15.
Senior Gaelic Vs St Mary’s, Magherafelt. Celtic Park Dep 11.55 am CMF
9.40 am 5th Year Assembly, College Chapel.
12.35 pm TY Assembly, College Chapel.
DEAR 3.20 pm today
Friday 5th October
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
9 am 3rd Year Assembly, College Chapel.
DEAR 10.20 am today
Drop Everything And Question 11.15 am
Manchester Trip Sat 6 Oct Dep 3.45 am – Mon 8 Oct Ret 8 pm.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“Light tomorrow with today”
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1ST YR PARENTS/ GUARDIANS PLEASE NOTE
The date of the First Year Mass has changed and will now take place on Wednesday, 3rd October at 7 pm in the College Chapel.

Monday 24th Sept
EAL First Year Students + Senior Mentors, The Loft. 10am – 1.15pm.
TY – St Dallan trip to Gartan OEC. 9 am – 4 pm.
Tuesday 25th Sept
No Mass in the College Chapel today. Mass as normal on Friday
Library Set Up Rm 43 11.15am
U19 Basketball V’s ColaisteEinde, Galway. Aura Dep 12.35 Details to follow. MG
First Year Gaelic League Semi Finals St Aidan V’s St Anne 1.15 – 2.40 pm. GMD
Wednesday 26th Sept
Finn Valley Cross Country Dep 9.45am Ret 4pm. Details to follow
Trip to Lough Derg. St Colmcille and St Ceallach. 9 am – 4 pm
Games Club 1.20 – 1.50 pm Rm 32
Senior Gaelic Vs Derry. Celtic Park Dep 2.30 pm11.15 DOH, ED
Thursday 27th Sept
6th Year Assembly 9am. After Roll Call,
6th Year Ecology Field Trip to Glenveagh 9 am – 4 pm (2 Classes) Details to follow
Golf, Letterkenny Golf Club. 9am – 4pm. Details to follow. DD
TY Students (12 Students) St Bernadette’s Tennis Coaching. 9.40 am – 1.15 pm.
U14 ½ Loch an Iuir Team Vs St Columbs, Front Pitch 10.20am – 1.15pm GMD + KM
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only SMM, DN
First Year Gaelic League Semi Finals St Albert V’s St Agnes 1.15 – 2.40 pm. GMD
Staff Meeting 4pm Rm 35
Friday 28th Sept
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
Human Trafficking Workshop, Loreto Convent. TY St David 9 – 11; St Declan
Information Seminar for Post Primary Schools – Physical Activity for All – The Active School, The Vestry, Letterkenny 9.30am – 1pm GMD, OH
Ulster University Open Day Saturday 29th Sept JG

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Monday 17 Sept
TY – St Dominic trip to Gartan OEC. 9 am – 4 pm.
TY Enterprise Workshop (25 Students) 9 am – 2 pm Silver Tassie M Mc Garvey
M Gallagher 6th Yr History class – Trip to Library 9.40 – 11 am
UCAS Registration for Interested 6th Year Students Rm 42 11.55 – 1.15 pm YD
Annual Inter Class First Yr GAA League 1.15 – 2.40 pm. St Ambrose Vs St Agnes GMD
Tuesday 18 Sept
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
6th Year Geography trip to Derrygonnelly (17 Students) Names on Noticeboard DD
Games Club 1.20 – 1.50 pm Rm 32 CB
1st Year Soccer League St Agnes Vs St Anne; St Aidan Vs St Albert 4.15 pm PBr
BOM 5pm Board Room
Parents Association Meeting 7 pm
Wednesday 19 Sept
TY Trip to Ploughing Championship (50 Students). Dep 5.30 am Ret 9.30 pm approx
Senior Gaelic Vs Derry. 4 pm Dep 2.30 pm CMF, NG
Staff Meeting 4 – 6 pm
Thursday 20 Sept
TY Group to LYIT for D.I.C.E. Project. Details to follow. 9.40 – 4 pm
TY (12 Students) St Bernadette’s Tennis Coaching 9.40am – 1.15pm. Details to follow
6th Year Biology Field Trip to Glenveagh 9 am – 4 pm (37 Students) MYG, ADY
5th + 6th Year Ag Science trip to Ploughing Championships. Dep 5.30 am Ret 9.30 pm Approx MAL, JMK
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only SMM, DN
Friday 21 Sept.
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
Ulster University Open Day Saturday 22 Sept JG

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last weeks events
Quote for the Week:
The Pessimist sees a difficulty in every opportunity. The Optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill

Monday 10th Sept
Memory Lane Photography 1st and 6th Year 11.15 am Rec.
Annual Inter Class First Year GAA League 1.15 – 2.40 pm. St Albert Vs St Andrew
First Year Soccer League fixtures Aidan Vs Anne K.O. 4.15 pm
Tuesday 11th Sept
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
First Year Soccer League fixtures Andrew Vs Aidan; Agnes Vs Albert K.O. 4.15 pm
Wednesday 12 Sept
Annual Inter Class First Year GAA League 12.35 – 2 pm. St Aidan Vs St Andrew
Junior Cert Results – Students will be called out during last class and results will be distributed in the Rec. Hall.
Thursday 13th Sept
TY Students (10) St Bernadette’s Tennis Coaching. Names will be placed on Notice Board
Annual Inter Class First Year GAA League 1.15 – 2.40 pm. St Anne Vs St Agnes
M Gallagher 6th Yr History class – Trip to Library 11.15 – 1.15 Details will be posted
Film Club 1.25 – 1.55 pm. Rm 14. First Years only
First Year Soccer League fixtures Ambrose Vs Albert K.O. 4.15 pm
Friday 14th Sept.
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 am
Higher Options, RDS, Dublin

It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless. L. R. Knost

This week’s events are as follows.
Monday 3 Sept
TY and LCA return. TY Assembly in College Chapel at 9 am.
St Edward (LCA 1) Assembly in Rm 32; St Francis (LCA 2) Assembly in Rm 41.
Tuesday 4 Sept
TY Health and Safety Course – 9 am – 12 pm St Dallan + 8 Students (St Damien);
1 – 4 pm St Dominic + 4 Students (St Damien) Pastoral Centre JMG
Annual Inter Class First Year GAA League 1.15 – 2.40 pm. Details to follow on classes involved
First Year Soccer League 4.15 pm (After School)
Wednesday 5 Sept
TY Health and Safety Course – 9 am – 12 pm St Declan + 3 Students (St Damien);
1 – 4 pm St David + 4 Students (St Damien) Pasoral Centre. Annual Inter Class First Year GAA League 1.15 – 2.40 pm. Details to follow on classes involved.
Thursday 6 Sept
St Edward (LCA 1) Health and Safety Course – 9 am – 12 pm Pastoral Centre.
6th Year Queen’s University Open Day (25 Students) YD
First Year GAA Football Blitz, O’Donnell Park 9am – 4 pm KM
First Year Soccer League 1.15 pm (Lunch Time) PBr
Friday 7th September
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Monday 27 Aug
Staff Day
Tuesday 28 Aug
First Years Begin with Assembly in College Chapel. Finish at 3 pm. First Year Teachers are asked to attend Class as per timetable (Meet First Year Class and allow Tutor to have a brWednesdayeded).
Wednesdat 29 Aug
Fifth Years return. Assembly in College Chapel followed by classes as usual till 11 am.
5th yrs please make your way to College Chapel at 9.00a.m.
11.15 Fifth Year Induction Programme. Details to follow. 135
First Years – Classes as normal at 9 am.
9.40 – 11 am WRAT Testing. Study Hall. First Years will go to their second class as normal. After Roll.
Thursday 30th Aug
Third and Sixth Year return. 6th Year Assembly in College Chapel.
3rd Year Assembly in Study Hall. Class as normal after Assembly.
Class as normal for First and Fifth Year students
Friday 31st Aug
Second Year return. Assembly in College Chapel. 2nd year teachers timetabled for first class, please make your way to College Chapel at 9 am. Class as normal afterwards.
Class as normal for other Year Groups
Free Day for All First Year Classes

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2017/2018 details
Quote for the Week:
“If we have the attitude that it is going to be a great day, it usually is”.
Catherine Pulsifer
Monday 28 May
2nd Year Exams begin today. TG Students will have exam in Rec. All other students are in class as normal 9 – 11 am.
5th Year Exams continue.
Tuesday 29 May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
First Year Servers and Readers Trip to Cinema. 1.15 – 4 pm Fr Flood
Wednesday 30 May
Study Day for 2nd and 5th Year Students
Visit of a select number of Primary School Students. Time TBC AS, MMGon
Thursday 31 May
First Year Trip. Details to follow.
Guidance Information Event, Magee University 9.30 – 1 pm YD
Second Year Exams end at 4 pm.
Friday 1st June
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Staff Meeting 9.30 am. Canteen
Class ends today. Have a great summer everyone.
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Monday 21st May
Assemblies for some Year Groups through the week.
5th Year Irish Mock Oral – D Sweeney’s class. Details to follow.
Future Leaders Co Games blitz for Primary Schools. Front Pitch 8.30–1.15pm. GMD
Donegal Schools U16 ½ Final Vs Glenties. Dep 11.15
5th Year Prefect Half Day out 9 am – 1.15 pm
TY Trip – Paintballing 11.15 – 4 pm. More details to follow
Head Boy Interviews 2 – 4pm
Tuesday 22 May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
5th Yr LCVP Trip to Kinnegar Brewery 9.40 am – 1.15 pm
First Year Hurling, Dungiven. Dep 10.20 am. Details to follow
Sixth Year Graduation Mass, College Chapel. 7.30 pm
Wednesday 23rd May
5th Year DATS 9.15 – 1.15.
History Dept Meeting 1.20 pm. Rm 43
TY Evening 7.30 pm Study Hall. All Teachers are invited to attend.
Thursday 24th May
Visit by Camilla Marks, SESS to Solas. 12 pm
Pastoral Care Meeting 12.35
First Year “B” Soccer Vs Finn Valley College (Provisional – TBC) Dep 11 am OH
6th Year PREFECTS Day Out.
Friday 25th May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Cricket Open Day 6 – 8 pm College Grounds
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“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”
Brian Tracy
Monday 14 May
Drop Everything And Read 11.15 am
LCA French Oral Exam – 11.15 am Board Room; English Oral Exam 2 pm Board
Student Focus Group for Reading 11.15 – 11.55 am. Rm tbc
Numeracy Meeting Rm 53 1.20 – 1.50 pm
5th Yr Irish Mock Orals this week (Mon – BMA’s Class) Details to follow. BMA
Derryveagh Crystal Donegal Schools Golf Final, Dunfanaghy 9 am – 4 pm DD
Pramerica Visit (50 Ty Students – IT Classes) 9 – 11 am. Teachers of these classes may be asked to cover for colleagues away POD, LG
TY Media Studies – Full Tilt Recording Studios 11.15 – 1.00 MLK
Careers Talk on Bio Medical Science. P4 St Eugene; P5 St Elizabeth + Interested 5th Year Students studying Biology. Rm 35 CMI
Tuesday 15 May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
5 Yr LCVP (Both LCVP Classes) talk by Brian McCormack 9.50 – 10.30 am Rm 35
5th Year Irish Orals – PBr Class. Details to follow. PBr
Drop Everything And Read 11.55 am
LCA 1 Irish Orals 11.30 am. Board Room. Visiting Examiner: Padraigin Ni Chearnaigh
Literacy Meeting Rm 53 1.20 – 1.50 pm
Donegal Education Centre – “Mentoring” 1 – 4 pm DMC
Wednesday 16th May
LCA 2 ICT Exam – Practical, performance and written Test. 10 am – 12 pm. Rm 42
TY Talk on Age of Consent and Sexual Health by Bridin Bell (2 hr workshop for each class). Details to follow. Teachers will be asked to supervise.
5th Year Irish Oral – MG Class. Details to follow
Drop Everything And Read 3.20 pm
First Year Soccer Vs Buncrana. Time and Venue TBC
U16 Gaelic Vs GaothDobhair in Dunfanaghy.Dep 11.15 am
Staff Meeting 4 – 5 pm. Rm 35
Thursday 17th May
TY ICT GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3.30 pm Study Hall + 1 (Room made available from 12 pm)
5th Yr Ag Science trip to Balmoral Show
5th Year Irish Oral – CG Class. Details to follow
Drop Everything And Read 2 pm
LC PE Regional PLC 11.55 am
TY Talk on Age of Consent and Sexual Health by Bridin Bell (2 hr workshop for each class). Details to follow. Teachers will be asked to supervise.
Friday 18th May
LCA 1 Breakfast Meeting 9.40 – 11 am
Numeracy Event for all First Years, Study Hall. 9.05 – 11 am. Please take Roll Call before accompanying class to Study Hall. Teachers of First Year may be asked to cover for Colleagues at this event. MG, BMD, EF, KB, DB.
U 13 ½ Nannery Cup Blitz in Glen, Maghera. Dep 8.30 am C Harley, LOC
Soccer Match: LCVP Class Vs Staff 11.45 am Front Pitch Cost: 2 Euro
TY PE GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3 pm Rm 35 MMK + 1
Drop Everything And Read 11.55 am
Saturday 19th May
“It’s a knock out” Event run by Parents Association for School Funds. Saturday 19 May. Please Support.
It’s a Knock Out, Saturday 19th May. Please support by putting a team of 10 together and/or encourage students 16+ to put a team in. Sponsorship Cards available. Ask for more info if interested. Names can be given to the office. This is being run by the Parents Association in aid of School Funds. Thanks.
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Zig Ziglar
Mopnday 7th May -Bank Holiday
Tuesday 8 May
First Year Exams begin (Tues – Fri). Check Notice Boards for details.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Second Year walk in Glenveagh in aid of ASD Unit.
LC Art Exam 11.15 am – 12.30 pm. Art Room. Details to follow GN
BOM Meeting 4 pm Board Room
Parents Association Meeting. 7.30 pm. Board Room.
Wednesday 9th May
Athletics Track and Field in Antrim Dep 8 am. Details of those going to follow. ED
5th Year French Orals (Higher Level) Wed – Fri Board Room
JC Art 9.30 am – 12.30 pm Art Room. Details to follow
Thursday 10th May
LC Construction Studies Practical. 9 am – 1.15 pm – Details of those involved to follow
Creative Writing Workshop by Karen Quinn, Lecturer LYIT – St Brigid 9 – 10.20 am
Friday 11th May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
SciFest LYIT 9 am – 2.30 pm.
U16 Gaelic Vs GaothDobhair in Dunfanaghy. Dep 11.15 am DOH
School Concert in AnGrianan Theatre. Time: 8 pm. Please Support

It’s a Knock Out, Saturday 19th May. Please support by putting a team of 10 together and/or encourage students 16+ to put a team in. Sponsorship Cards available. Ask for more info if interested. Names can be given to the office. This is being run by the Parents Association in aid of School Funds. Thanks.

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Monday 30 April
6th Yr Ag Science External Examiner 9 am – 1 pm. All 6th Year Ag Science students will be call at some point throughout the morning DB
Loreto/St Eunan’s Equality Workshop. 12 TY Students. Details to follow. JMG/DC

Tuesday 1st May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Wednesday 2nd May
Student Council Positivity Day. Events planned throughout the day.
Croagh Patrick Trip for TY Students. Details TBC. Teacher of TY may be asked to cover colleagues away.
U14 Hurling, Dungiven
U16 Rugby – Ulster Plate Final. Dep 9.40 am. Derry.
LCVP Link Modules written exam 10 am – 12.30 pm.
LCA 2 HCT Practical Exam, Canteen Kitchen. 2 – 4 pm.
Parents Association Meeting. 8 pm. Board Room.
Thursday 3rd May
Wellbeing in Schools Advisory Group Meeting. 2 pm Letterkenny. DMC
English SLAR Meeting for 3rd Year Rm 45 4 – 6 pm
Friday 4th May
Relay For Life – No Uniform Day. Cost €2
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr
Apprenticeships North West, Monaghan 9 am – 3 pm.

It’s a Knock Out, Saturday 19th May. Please support by putting a team of 10 together and/or encourage students 16+ to put a team in. Sponsorship Cards will be available from Monday onwards. Ask for more info if interested. Names can be given to the office. This is being run by the Parents Association in aid of School Funds. Thanks.
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Every day, focus on your purpose. Remember why you do what you do. We don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it.
Monday 23rd April
Musical – Full Dress Rehearsal, An Grianan. 10 am (All Day) NH, TC,
Treanor Cup Semi Final Vs St Ronan’s, Lurgan. Dep 9.30. Details to follow.
TY Future Leaders Completion of Tasks. Computer Room. 2 – 4 pm. Details to follow.
Tuesday 24th April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Literacy Working Group Meeting, Rm 53. 1.15 – 1.55 pm.
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm. Please Support
Wednesday 25 April
LC Construction Studies (Mock Practical) 9 am – 1.15 pm. Rm 21 + Rm
LCA 1 HCT Task Interview, Board Room, 9 am. Board Room
SESS, Athlone Education Centre
PDST CPD for LCPE. Hodson Bay, Athlone.
Mock Interviews for 6th Ag Science. Details to follow. First Year Soccer Vs Buncrana Away. Dep 10.30 am OH
Talk by LifeWorks. St Declans and St Dallan 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35. Teachers are asked to accompany and supervise during talk.
U161/2 Gaelic Vs Abbey, Donegal Town. Dep 11.30 Convoy DOH
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm. Please support
Thursday 26 April
Google School Visits (4 TY Students) Details to follow 9 am – 4 pm
Mock Interviews for 6th Ag Science. Details to follow.
Talk by LifeWorks. St Dominic and St David 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35. Teachers are asked to accompany and supervise during talk.
5th Year Business (Ms Mc Garvey’s Class) Trip to Campsie
U14 Donegal Cup Final Rugby Blitz RMcC
U16 ½ Ulster Hurling Final Maguire Shield. Dep 10 am
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm
Friday 27 April
Staff Inservice – School Closed. 9 am – 1.15 pm.

LCA 1 Vocational Preparation Task 10 am Board Room JG
Jigsaw Donegal Operational Management Group 11 am. DMC
Senior Tennis Team Away to Belfast 10 am OH
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm. Saturday 28 April
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Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been and look at what can be.
Marsha Petrie Sue

Monday 16th April
Leaving Cert Irish Oral Tests – All Week. List 1 (Large Group) meet in Chapel at 9 am sharp. List 2 (Smaller List) meet in Rm 1 at 9 am.
Russian Orals – Students meet Examiner in Rm 3 at 9 am.
LC Examiner – Irish (Mon – Fri)
Assemblies for Year Groups this week.
St Dominic (First half of class) Visit to Courthouse 10 am – 1 pm
LC Music Practical Rm 56
EAL students visit the Loft at 9.30a.m
Musical Rehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Treanor Cup Semi Final to be played this week. Date and Time TBC. Details to follow.
Tuesday 17th April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Music Practical Rm 56 Musical ehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Wednesday 18th April
SEN Meeting 11.55 MPG, AS, SC, JL, MMcG, AC, CD
TY Trip to Croagh Patrick. Details to follow. Awaiting number of Interested Students. LC Examiner – Music (Wed – Thurs)
Musical Rehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Subject Meetings 4 – 5 pm
Thursday 19th April
5 Yr Geography Field Trip, Derrygonnelly, Co Fermanagh. Dep 8 am
U16 ½ Hurling Vs St Colmans, Newry. Dep 8.45 am.
St Dominics (Second half of class) Visit to Courthouse 10 am – 1 pm
Talk on Coding and working in the Computer Industry. Select 6th Year Group. Pf 37.
Musical Rehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Subject Meetings 4 – 5 pm
TY Quiz in aid of local Special Olympics’ Clubs, Arena 7 @ 7.30 pm
Friday 20th April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Musical Rehearsals All Day RCC (9 – 11 NH; 11.15 – 1.15 SMM)
Swimming Team, Ballymena. Saturday 21 April. All Day. CMG
Sunday – Musical Tech Rehearsals 10 am – 5 pm. An Grianan.
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Welcome back after the Easter holidays.
Monday 9th April
Leaving Cert French and German Oral Tests – All Week.
LC Examiner – Languages (Mon – Fri)
St Dallan (Second half of class) Visit to Courthouse 10 am – 1 pm NC
Musical Rehearsals 11 – 3 pm (After TY Moderation Prep).
Tuesday 10 April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
BOM, Boardroom 4 pm.
Wednesday 11 April
St Declan and St Dominic GCSE external Moderator assessment 9 am – 1.15 pm
DCU Talk 12 pm. Rm 32 ( 5th and 6th Years)
Parents Association Meeting, 8 pm
Thursday 12 April
U 13 ½ Corn Colmcille Ulster ¼ Final Vs Aquinas Grammar School, Belfast in Garvaghey. Dep 9.30 am GMD, KM
Treanor Cup Quarter Final V’s St Pat’s, Keady. In Cookstown. Dep 11 am DOH
Musical Rehearsals 11 – 3 pm. Details of those involved to follow.
Friday 13 April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Musical Rehearsals -Chorus Groups and Leads (All Day) NH
U16 Gaelic Vs Abbey Vocational. In Convoy. Dep 11.40 am. DOH
Saturday and Sunday – Musical Rehearsals for all. 10 am – 4 pm.
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“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” Ray Goforth
UPCOMING DATES FOR THE DIARY
26 March – 6 April Easter Break
9th – 20th April Leaving Cert Oral Tests
10th April French Orals Comm Exam No.151167 – 151291
11th April German OralsComm Exam No. 151168 – 151292
13th April Spanish Orals at 10am
16th April Irish Orals at 9.00 Examiner 1 in Board Rm
Exam No. Comm 15208- 152026.
16th April Irish Examiner 2 – In Ms Colls Office
Exam No. – 151167 – 151207
16th April Russian Oral – 2 students at 8.50a.m
20th April Leaving Cert Art – Completion of Coursework.
30th April Agricultural Science at 9.00a.m
30th April – 11 May Practical Exams in JC Art and LC Art Life Sketching
2nd May LCVP Link Modules written exam
4th May LCA – Hotel, Catering and Tourism exam.
16 May LCA IT – Practical, performance and written Test
17 May 2018 TY ICT GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3 pm
18 May 2018 TY PE GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3 pm
22 mAY 2018 6th Year Graduation Mass
15 Aug Leaving Cert Results

Monday 19 March :- Bank Holiday
MacLarnon Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Time: 11 am
Tuesday 20 March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Loreto and St Eunan’s Student Council – Ice Cream Day in aid of Down Syndrome. 1.15 pm Canteen/Courtyard.
OPTUM scholarship launch (Morning only) JG
Wednesday 21 March
Mass for the soul of Emmett Blaine. 1.30 pm College Chapel
Some of St Declan’s Class – Charity work for Epilepsy
Beat the Blues Talk – St Dallan 9.40 – 11 am. St Declan 11.55 – 1.15 pm
St David 2 – 3.20 pm.
Rescheduled due to weather: CSPE St Ceallach’s Action Project 9 am – 1.15 pm. More details to follow. Rm 35 P1; P4. Weather Permitting.
First Year Soccer V’s St Columbas, Ballybofey. 10 am – 2.40 pm
Thursday 22 March
French Trip (56 Students)
Beat the Blues – St Dominic 9 – 10.20 am.
DCU Talk 10 am. Rm 35 (Interested 6th Years)
Chaplaincy event with St Agnes 11.30 – 12.35. College Chapel and Pf 37
Donegal Youth Council – The Birds and the Bees Conference, Mount Errigal Hotel. 9 am – 3 pm. (10 Students attending)
Friday 23rd March
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr
French Trip ( 56 Students)
MacLarnon Cup Final Replay, Derry Celtic Park. 7.30 pm
Easter Holidays commence 1.15 pm until Monday 9th April.
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“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Francis of Assisi
Monday 12th March
BBC Television – Visit to the school at 10 am in advance of MacLarnon Cup Final (Monday, 19 March, Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Time: 11 am) CMF, NG
Mock Irish Orals will take place this week – Mon and Tues.
Third Year Science Practicals throughout the week. Details to follow.
Musical Rehearsals. 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
St David (Other half) Trip to Courthouse 10 am – 1pm. Details to follow.
Gaelic – Treanor Cup – Vs Holy Trinity, Cookstown. Away. Dep 9.40 DOH
U 13 and a Half Corn Colmcille V’s Gleann Na Ro, Limavady/Dungiven. In Derry.
Tuesday 13th March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
2nd year Basketball Vs Rathmore. In Aura. Dep 9.40 am Return at 2 pm MG
Irish Wheelchair Association Basketball Competition Final TY (10 Students
First Year Soccer Vs Abbey Vocational, Donegal Town. Front Pitch. Time 12.30 Staff Meeting 4 – 6 pm Rm 35
Wednesday 14th March
TY GCSE Final Practical Assessment in Soccer and Basketball 9 – 11 am Rec and Front Pitch. Skills Analysis Assessment – 11.15 am – 1.15 pm Rec and Front Pitch GMD, CC,
North West Regional Open Day for Guidance 9.30 am – 1.30 pm JG
Easter Confessions 9 .15 am – 1.15 pm. Details to follow from RE Dept. Fr F,
Irish Angus Beef Competition, Croke Pk. TY – Scott Thompson, Daniel Mc Mullen
CSPE St Ceallach’s Action Project 9 am – 1.15 pm. More details to follow. Rm 35 P1;
Thursday 15 March
Spectroscopy Workshop – Senior Chemistry and Physics Students.
Workshop 1: 9 – 11;
LC Mock Music Practicals 9 am – 4 pm Rm 56
5th Year Geography Field Trip. Dep 7.30 am List of names will be posted prior to trip.
Presentation to Guidance – Killybegs Time TBC
Musical Rehearsals. 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
STEAM Students’ visit to LYIT Engineering Week 9.40 am – 1 pm
TY GCSE Skills Analysis Assessment – 9 am – 4 pm Rec and Front Pitch GMD, CC,
1st and 2nd Year Basketball, Summerhill Sligo. Dep 9 am. MG, Mikey
Pramerica Visit – Tour of Computing Facilities 11 am – 1 pm
Wellbeing in schools Committee. Letterkenny. 2 – 4 pm
French Trip – Meeting with Parents and Students. 6 pm. Rm 35 JFx
Friday 16 March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
TY /GCSE Skills Analysis Assessment – 9 am – 1.15 pm Rec and Front Pitch GMD,
Trocaire Campaign: Wear Green Day. Donate 2 Euro
Bag packing for Lourdes – Old Dunnes. Details to follow. Fr Flood, DC
Maynooth University Presentation (Kay Mitchell). Interested 6th Years (11.55); Interested 5th Years (12.35). Rm 35
St Patrick’s Bank Holiday Weekend. Enjoy NO SCHOOL ON NEXT MONDAY 19TH (BANK HOLIDAY).

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ’til your good is better and your better is best. St Jerome
Monday 5th March
Rescheduled – World Book Day Powerpoint Presentation and Quiz for all classes during the First Period.
Third Year Science Practicals rescheduled from last Thursday/Friday will take place Monday and Tuesday of this week.
St David (half the class) Trip to Courthouse 10 am – 1pm. Details to follow. Mock Irish Orals will take place this week. Mon – Thurs.
Assemblies for 2nd – 6th Year this week.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow
Tuesday 6th March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Trocaire Talk for all First Year Students. Time 10 am. College Chapel
U 13 and a Half Corn Colmcille V’s St Pius X, Magherafelt. Venue: Derry. Dep 10.20 GMD
1st and 2nd years Basketball Vs Lagan. In Aura. Dep at 10.20
Trocaire Day – 12 hr Fasting/Silence/ Etc – Some Students Involved.
Wednesday 7th March
Treanor Cup – Vs Holy Trinity, Cookstown. Away. Dep 9.40
Literacy Workshop – Denise Blake. Rm 35. Agnes (9 – 10.20) MLK, Albert (11.15 – 12.35) CB, Aidan (2 – 3.20) SMV
DCU Talk 12 pm. Rm 32 ( 5th and 6th Years) JG
LCVP Link Module Recorded Interview Rescheduled from last week 9 – 1.15 pm MMG
Donegal ISPCA Talk with St Catherine. 11.15 – 12.35 PF 27 DC
Careers Dept “Reach+” Training Session, Careers Teachers, Donegal.
Thursday 8th March
St Ambrose Trip to Hill of Tara, Battle of the Boyne Site and Newgrange. Dep 6.30. Return 8 pm
Rescheduled – 6th Year Mock French Oral Examinations today and Friday
5th Year Careers Fair, Ballybofey. Lunch for 5th Years 12.35. Dep 1.20 pm. Return at 4 pm.
Rescheduled U16 Hurling. Dungiven. Dep 9.40. (20 Students approx)
STEAM Students’ visit to LYIT Engineering Week 9 am – 1 pm SMG
Musical Rehearsals – 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Friday 9th March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Collaboration Meeting between Student Councils of the College and the Convent. 11.55

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“Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.” Brian Tracy
Monday 26th February
First Year Assembly this week.
Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) every day at selected times this week.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Career Guidance Meeting 12.35 CD Office JG, YD, CMcE, CD
6th Year Mock French Oral Examinations during this Week. Examiner: Margaret Mc Carthy. Board Room
Third Year Science Practicals throughout the week. Details to follow. Class contact time in other subjects may be affected. Check notice boards for student involvement.
St Declan + St Dominic GCSE PE Final Fitness Test 9 am – 1.15 pm. All students must attend.
Gaelic – Treanor Cup – Vs CBS Belfast. In Maghera. Dep at 11 am. DOH
TY Media Studies students in Full Tilt Recording Studio 11.30 am – 1.15 pm
LCVP Mock Interview 2 – 4 pm
Tuesday 27th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Wednesday 28th Feb
Literacy Workshop – Denise Blake. Rm 35. Ambrose (9 – 10.20) MLK, Andrew (11.15 – 12.35) MGormley, Anne (2 – 3.20) DS
LYIT Engineering Day. (25 Senior Students Approx) 10.30 am – 12.15 pm JG
1st and 2nd year basketball away to St. Malachy’s Belfast MG
Mock Irish Exam LCA 1 11.55 – 1.15
Thursday 1st March
World Book Day – Powerpoint Presentation and Quiz for all classes during First Period.
LCVP Link Module Recorded Interview 9 am – 1.15 pm
U16 Hurling. Dungiven. Dep 9.40. (20 Students approx)
St David (half the class) Trip to Courthouse 10 am – 1pm. Details to follow.
STEAM Students’ visit to LYIT Engineering Week 9 am – 1 pm
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Ulster GAA Coaching Workshops for Football Teams. Details of workshops for each team to follow. Times TBC
Friday 2nd March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm

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“Success Is Getting What You Want, Happiness Is Wanting What You Get.” W. P. Kinsella
Monday 19th February
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. SMM
Careers Talk – 5th Year Options. Rm 35. 7pm
Tuesday 20th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U13 and a half Corn Colmcille Vs Our Lady’s, Castleblaney in Garvaghey. Dep 9.40 am
U15 Soccer Vs Columba’s inStranorlar. Dep at 11 am
Wednesday 21st Feb
German Mock Orals. Details to follow
Memory Lane – Photographs for 1st, 6th and TY. 9 am – 1 pm Rec
U17 Soccer Ulster Semi-Final. Time and Venue TBC
St Dallan visit to LYIT climbing Wall. 2 – 4 pm
Sports Coat Fitting for GAA Teams. 2 pm. Details to follow
Thursday 22nd Feb
German Mock Orals. Details to follow
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Gaelic – Treanor Cup – Vs St Louis, Ballymena in Limavady. Dep 11 am
Friday 23rd Feb.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
Coding School, LYIT (30 Students)
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4p.m.
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“The Person who says It cannot be done should not interrupt the Person who is doing it.”
Chinese Proverb
Monday 5th Feb.
Launch of Computer Studies LC in Dublin @ 9am
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. NH
U 13 Corn Colmcille Gaelic Vs OLASP Knock, Belfast in Garvaghey. Dep 10.20 GMD
Tuesday 6th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
First Year Soccer Vs Gweedore. Dep 10 am
U 17 Soccer Vs St Columbas. Front Pitch 10.30
BOM Meeting, Board Room. 5 pm
Careers Talk – 5th Year Options. Rm 35. 7pm CANCELLED
IMPORTANT NOTICE:- The Careers Option Meeting that was to take place has now been rescheduled for Monday 19th Feb. at 7p.m. in room 35. Thank you.
Wednesday 7th Feb
5th Year Ag Science Farm Trip 9 am – 1.15 pm. Write up in school for afternoon
Thursday 8th Feb
YSI Survey re Attitudes to sports – Second Years. Time TBC
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. TC
Irish Wheelchair Association Basketball Competition TY (10 Students) Gormanston College
Friday 9th Feb.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm
Midterm Begins…. school is closed until Monday 19th February.
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“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
Albert Einstein
Monday 29th January 2018
Mock Exams begin for 3rd and 6th Years (29 Jan – 9 Feb)
LCA Examination of Tasks (29th Jan – 2nd Feb)
LCA 2 Tasks Practical Achievement 9 am/
Vocational Ed-ICT 1 pm.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. TC
GCSE PE Assessment – Half Point Fitness Test. St Declan and St Dominic. Aura 9 am – 1.15 pm. All GCSE PE Students must attend. Teachers may be asked to cover for
Visit to Entrepreneur – M McGarvey’s Fifth Year Business Class. P 7 + 8 MMG
Meeting of TDs with Parents Association and members of the BOM – re School Building. 6 pm
Tuesday 30th Jan
School closed for students as Cluster Meetings All Day for staff.
Wednesday 31st Jan
LCA 1 – General Education. 11 am
LCA 2 – Social Ed – Contemporary Issues 9 – 11.15
AILO Test in Room 35 at 4.15p.m.
U14 Rugby training at 4.00p.m
Thursday 1st FebSt Brigid’s Day
U14 Rugby Ulster Cup Qualifier Competition
1st year sports hall athletics county final, Gweedore. 9.40 am – 2.40 pm ED
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. SMM
Friday 2nd February
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U 14 Gaelic Donegal Championship Vs Glenties. Throw in 10.30 am Front Pitch
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm
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“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” Thomas Edison
UPCOMING DATES FOR THE DIARY
Monday 24th January
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Talk from RSA – Speaker (Louise) will go to the following classes: St David 9.40 (DC), St Declan 11.15 (Fr Flood), St Dominic 2 pm. (CMI) St Dallan 3.20
TY Media Studies – Full Tilt Recording Studio 11.15 – 1.15 MLK
Musical Meeting with John Ruddy,
Tuesday 23rd Jan
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers
Second Year P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
Wednesday 24th Jan
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
U 15 Soccer League Final Vs Abbey Voc. Killygordon. Dep 10
U16 Rugby – Ulster High Schools Cup 10.20 – 2.40
TY Trip to Croke Park, Dublin (15/20 Students)
Thursday 25th Jan
Memory Lane – Photographs for 1st, 6th and TY. 9 am – 1 pm Rec
Talk by LYIT Student Engagement Officer, Fiona Kelly, to Interested 6th Years. Rm 35.
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
Athletic Competition, Coleraine
Bank of Ireland Event. Arena 7. 20 Students. 9 am – 4 pm
Ulster Corn Colmcille U13 and a half Vs St Columbs, Derry. Away. Dep at 11am
MacLarnon Senior Gaelic V’s Loreto, Coleraine. Owenbeg Dep 10 am NG & CMcF
Careers Information Evening for Parents of 3rd/TY 7pm Study Hall
Friday 26th January
Mass in College Chapel at 8.30a.m Fr Flood.
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
Musical with dancers and singers 1.30 – 4 pm TC, NH, SMM
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Monday 15th January 2018
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
St Colman’s trip to Stormont. Dep at 8.15 am YD + PF
Senior Gaelic Vs St Pat’s, Maghera in Owenbeg. Dep 11.30 am
U 15 Soccer League Final Vs Abbey Voc. Killygordon. – Cancelled
Parents Association Meeting 8 pm. Board Room
Tuesday 16th Jan.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Wedmesday 17th Jan
Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition In Mullingar – S Thompson and D Mc Mullan,
Cross Country Athletics, Gweedore. List of names to follow.
Thursday 18th Jan
Careers Talk – Options for Senior Cycle Rm 35
9.40 – Ceallach, Carthach, Colmcille 10.20 – Colman, Ciaran, Catherine.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 11 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Staff Meeting 4 – 6 pm
Friday 19th Jan.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
School Digital Champion Programme Training Day, Cavan. POD + 4 students.
Careers Talk for all TY – 5th Year Options 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35.
Musical Rehearsals – Chorus, Leads, Dancers. 1.30 – 4 pm NH, TC,
Art Exhibition by Gareth Nee, An Grianan Theatre. 6 pm.
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Wed. 10th January
Senior Gaelic Vs Enniskillen. Venue TBC. Dep at 10.30 am
Thursday 11th January
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
First Year English Classes (Albert, Ambrose, Anne) Trip to Cinema “Wonder”. 12.35 – 3.45 pm.
Fifth Year/TY P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
Friday 12th January
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U 17 Soccer (Provisional). Time and Venue TBD
Senior Soccer Vs Carndonagh Ulster Semi Final. Carndonagh. Dep 9 am PB, DOH
Ulster Schools Swimming Gala, Larne. Saturday, 13 Jan (CANCELLED)
U 16 Basketball Player Offs in Leixlip, Sunday 14 Jan
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Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.
Thomas S Monson

Monday 11th December 2017
St Declan, St Dominic GCSE PE Fitness Testing REC 9 am – 1.15 pm Musical – Lead Roles, Loreto Convent 2 – 4 pm. Details of those involved
Assemblies for 2nd and 5th Year students this week
Tuesday 12th December
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Scoil Colmcille, Lky, Incoming First Year 2018 Assessment Day
Numeracy Meeting Rm 53 1.20 – 1.55 pm
5th Year Assembly 2.10 pm College Chapel.
Wednesday 13th December
First Year P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
TY GAA Future Leaders Training. Hodson Bay, Athlone GMD
Declan, Dominic GCSE PE Practical Assessment 9 – 10.20 am
U 16 Basketball Away to Lagan. Dep at 9 am
U 15 Soccer V’s Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana. 9.40 am – 2.40 pm
All Stars Final Trials, QUB (3 Students). Leave at 2 pm NG
Thursday 14th Dec
LCA 1 Christmas Exams Begin. Check Noticeboard for details
2nd Year Assembly. 9.10 am. Students will be called out.
5th Year/ TY Musicians recording in RCC. 9 am – 4 pm.
Friday 15th December
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Christmas Jumper Day for all. Proceeds to Student Council. Raffle for Hamper that day in aid of SVP, organised by Student Council.
LCA 1 Christmas Exams. Check Noticeboard for details.
LCA 2 Go Karting Trip 9.30 am – 1.15 pm.
Coffee Morning in aid of Michael Mc Grath Treatment Fund
U 17 Soccer V’s Moville Away. Dep at 9 am.
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FESS WEEK COMMENCING MON.3RD AND DAILY FOR EACH YEAR GROUP
1st year exams 27th November to 1st December.
Incoming 1st Year Assessment Test for New students for 2018/19 :- Saturday 2nd December
Scoil Colmcille, Letterkenny does the Assessment test on Tuesday 12th Dec.
Tales in the Castle Wednesday 6th December.
1st Year PTM is on 13th December.

THIS WEEKS EVENTS ……..

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THIS WEEKS EVENTS ……

THIS WEEKS EVENTS……….
Welcome back all our students for the 2018/19 academic year, a special welcome to all our incoming First-year students. We hope that Saint Eunan’s will provide you with an education and an experience that will equip you for taking on everything that life can throw at you. We bid last years Leaving Certificate students a fond farewell as they embark on the next stage of their lives, leaving behind good memories in the College.
I hope to update you regularly on what is happening in the College this year, so tune back for all the news as it happens. I’m also here in my office, located adjacent to Mr.Darby’s for any inquiries you may have throughout the year so please call in to see me.
Best Wishes to all, Eilish

This week’s events are as follows.

Monday 27 Aug
Staff Day
Tuesday 28 Aug
First Years Begin with Assembly in College Chapel. Finish at 3 pm. First Year Teachers are asked to attend Class as per timetable (Meet First Year Class and allow Tutor to have a brWednesdayeded).
Wednesdat 29 Aug
Fifth Years return. Assembly in College Chapel followed by classes as usual till 11 am.
5th yrs please make your way to College Chapel at 9.00a.m.
11.15 Fifth Year Induction Programme. Details to follow. 135
First Years – Classes as normal at 9 am.
9.40 – 11 am WRAT Testing. Study Hall. First Years will go to their second class as normal. After Roll.
Thursday 30th Aug
Third and Sixth Year return. 6th Year Assembly in College Chapel.
3rd Year Assembly in Study Hall. Class as normal after Assembly.
Class as normal for First and Fifth Year students
Friday 31st Aug
Second Year return. Assembly in College Chapel. 2nd year teachers timetabled for first class, please make your way to College Chapel at 9 am. Class as normal afterwards.
Class as normal for other Year Groups
Free Day for All First Year Classes

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Welcome Back!

The BestWe’d like to welcome back all our students for the 2015/2016, a special welcome to all our incoming first year students. We hope that Saint Eunan’s will provide you with an education and an experience that will equip you for taking on everything that life can throw at you. We bid last years Leaving Certificate students a fond farewell as they embark on the next stage of their lives, leaving behind good memories in the College.

I hope to update you regularly on what is happening in the College this year, so tune back for all the news as it happens. I’m also here in my office, located adjacent to Mr.Darby’s for any inquires you may have throughout the year.

Eilish.

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