As part of the ongoing literacy initiative in the school a Fiction Fashion Parade took place on Friday May 1st.
Students in First and Second Year were invited to dress up as some of their favourite characters from fiction.
The winners included
- Abigail Gallagher 1G who was Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz”.
- Linus Og Burke 2H who reinvented himself as “The Bull McCabe” from “The Field”.
The group winners choose a well known classic book for inspiration and dressed as The Bennet sisters from “Pride and Prejudice”.
Well done to all participants and remember Drop Everything and Read.
Day One Monday 9th February
On Monday morning at 12:30am, 26 eager students, 3 teachers and 1 happy bus driver set off for Dublin airport terminal 2. Upon entering terminal 2, we proceeded to gate 401 for our 2 hour flight with Aer Lingus to Munich. Once we arrived in Munich our bus brought us on guided tour of the lovely city of Munich (including a snowball fight at Nymphenberg Palace). After that we went shopping for some time and then all gathered at the Hard Rock Café for dinner. We then returned weary but still eager to the Hotel Dolomit by public transport.
Day Two Tuesday 10th February
Due to the fact that my other two roommates and I are growing boys, we have a great appetite for food so we arrived to breakfast 1 hour early!! Following breakfast we got on the bus and went to Berchtesgaden to the famous salt mines. This was a great experience and we even got to dress up in the miners’ outfits. After this we went to Salzburg for ‘The Sound of Music’ tour which was a two hour walking and singing tour. On our return to Munich we enjoyed a fine dining experience in the Ratskeller restaurant, where we had a full 3 course meal. Our evening activity was a trip to a bowling alley, we returned to our hotel weary but looking forward to all the next day had in store.
Day Three Wednesday 11th February
On Wednesday we went to the Deutsches Museum which is the largest science museum in the world and has 6 floors of exciting things to do and discover. After this we went to the Allianz Arena which is home to Bayern Munich. In this 1 hour tour we visited the pitch, player’s entrance, dressing rooms and the conference room. We then did some more shopping in the Olympia Einkaufszentrum. We then went to the Hard Rock Café for dinner. After this we walked to the Olympic Tower which is located in the Olympic Park. This was built in 1968 for the Olympics in 1972 but when we got to the top it was all foggy and we couldn’t see two feet in front of us. We then returned to our hotel and started the packing operation.
Day Four Thursday 12th February
This was our last day in Munich. Following breakfast we visited the BMW Welt. This was personally the highlight of the tour. We spent about 2 hours in here admiring some beautiful cars and we then proceeded to Dachau to visit Dachau concentration camp. This was an unforgettable experience. After that we sadly made our way to the airport and bid a fond farewell to Munich. Thank you to our teachers Ms. Barrett, Ms. Costello and Mr. O’Sullivan for organising a very enjoyable trip. All in all this was a great tour.
Padraic O’Sullivan TY
5th Year Economics Class 2015
The 5th Year Economics class undertook a trip to UCC to hear a lecture on Economics from David Butler and Dr Robbie Butler. David (pictured in photos) talked to students on microeconomics looking at behavioral economics with Robbie focusing on macroeconomics and the origins of the banking collapse up to the recovery taking place today.
5th year students attending an Economics Lecture in UCC
The students were then taken on a tour of UCC looking at the lecture halls, student centre and campus accommodation as well as checking out the gym facilities in the Mardyke.
Photographic Exhibition : Sunday 24th May to be held in the (soon to be replaced) Secondary School!
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Third Year Science Stars
Presentation Secondary School’s Third Year students won the Irish Science Teachers Association’s County Science quiz on 26th of March in the Institute of Technology, Tralee. They scored a remarkable 47 out of a possible 48 points. Well done to all the students for all their hard work (during many lunch times!)