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First Years and Transition Years Get Rowing

Feb 18 2020

Congratulations to the First Year teams from 1AS and 1AR from Presentation College Carlow who recently took part in the rowing competition in Carlow I.T. Everyone had a very enjoyable experience. Thanks also to the teachers who brought us as we wouldn’t be able to do it without them. (Click on article heading to see the photos)

International German Olympiad

Several students had their work selected and were entered into the biannual German Olympiad which is organised by the ‘Goethe-Institut’ worldwide. This year the theme of the competition is “Meine Lieblingsstadt in Deutschland ist..” (My favourite city in Germany is…) Best of luck to Eva Kavanagh – who made a video about Berlin, Wicktor Pinski who wrote about Frankfurt and Aibha Kiernan who selected Düsseldorf as her favourite city in Germany...

Shoebox Appeal

Jan 21 2020
Once again staff and students were involved in the Christmas Shoe box Appeal. TY students had a keen interest in helping out with this project and over 30 students volunteered to help Ms Ryan in the very worthy cause...

Report on Berlin Trip by Sean O’Driscoll

On my way back from Berlin, Germany I decided to write a report on my experience taking part in the theatre workshop run by the Goethe Institute. This is how it went!

It began on a cold Tuesday morning in Berlin where the rest of the Irish team and I made our way over from the hostel to the theatre. In the theatre we...

‘Get Going, Get Rowing’

Oct 14 2019
Some of our Transitiion Years were involved in the second day of the ‘Get going, get rowing’ coaching session in St. Laurence O’Tooles club house on Monday October 14. TY students from schools around Carlow are being upskilled and trained as indoor rowing coaches so that they can bring what they have learned back to their schools to coach First Year students. This is being done in conjunction with ...

Presentation College Hosts German Public Speaking Competition

Monday 30 September saw the German and European flags raised at the entrance to the College. The German Ambassador HE Deike Potzel, Michael Hauke from the Goethe Institut and Louise Reeves the President of the German Teachers Association were among our honoured guests. In total we had thirty-seven speakers from four schools...

Graduation Ceremonies

May 28 2019

The graduation for Transition Year students took place on Tuesday May 21. Sixth Years had their graduation ceremony in the Cathedral with lovely mass - the theme of which was  ‘Take Flight and Remember Your Roots’. Take Flight is an artwork poster created for the Sixth Year Graduation Mass by Sixth Year pupil Roisín O'Connor, helped by ...

Take Flight