Good afternoon all Parents/Guardians. We hope that you are all keeping well. Once again, some updates on our school community.
COVID 19 CLOSE CONTACTS Updated advice (Effective from November 16th 2021)
Science Week (8th-12th November)
Science Week 2021 took place last week (8th – 12th November) and the Science Department had their students in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and TY take part in various activities.
- A poster competition between some 1st & 2nd year groups (prizes award for 1st, 2nd and 3rd)
- The Egg Drop Challenge – for 1st and 2nd year class groups
- Various virtual talks for all year groups from the Science & Engineering Department in UL that will be live streamed.
All activities took place during Science classes and the students really enjoyed participating in such well thought out enjoyable activities that had the added bonus of teaching the boys about how Science operates around us everyday.
Geography Awareness Week (15th -19th November)
As this week was “Geography Awareness Week” our Geography Department ran a number of events to mark the week.
Such events involved:
- A poster competition for 1st and 2nd years entitled ‘Geography in my everyday life’
- Class quizzes for both years in their own classes.
- Finally a community clean-up (This event was coordinated by our TY students)
- Undertake introduction classes on weather and recording of weather with different class groups.
The link to the latest edition of the SMC Express is below. Some great work being done by our Transition Year Journalism team this year, under the guidance of their teacher Mr. Thomas O’ Connell. This edition is a special one as we are delighted to showcase an article by the Head of Biological Sciences in UL (and SMC Parents Council member) who explores the issue of healthy eating – a topic of utmost importance in today’s world. And, like every other iteration of the SMC Express, we bring you a variety of articles on a range of matters, categorized below as follows: School Events, Media Reviews, Sports, Culture and Environment.
CAN WE PLEASE ASK OUR PARENTS FOR HELP IN FILLING THE FOLLOWING SURVEY. We will only be considered as a participating school, if a substantial volume of parents fill out the survey. We really need your help with this.
We are delighted that our school has been selected to participate in the Safe Routes to School programme. Safe Routes to School is designed to enable students to safely walk, cycle and scoot to school.
As part of the initial phase of this programme, the Safe Routes to School Team would like to gather information on how our students travel to school and where they start their journey.
Your input is needed to help create a safer school environment therefore, we are asking all parents to complete a short online survey by Wednesday 24th November.
The survey can be done on a smart phone or a computer.
Please click here to begin or copy this address and paste into your browser: https://arcg.is/1GGv0m