January began with our very active Green Schools Committee tackling the litter on part of the N80.....Our committee meets every Wednesday at lunchtime and new members are always welcome.
Please click here to read our latest Newsletter. Lots of things have been happening since we returned to school. The photos and articles represent just a sample of the many activities students have been involved in.
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Congratulations to Maeve Dempsey who has been selected as a delegate for Ireland’s first ‘Youth Assembly for Climate Change’. Over one thousand young people between the ages of ten and seventeen applied. Maeve was one of the 157 selected. .
Our Green Schools Committee continue their quest for a water flag this year. The year started out well for members of the committee who decided to go on a trip on the Barrow to explore the beautiful river. The committee split into two groups, with two teachers and about eight students in each group. They met the guide and boat driver, Cliff, and were kitted out with life jackets. The group got into the boat one by one and tried not to rock the boat too much!....
On Monday the Sixth Year Geography students travelled to Kippure, Co. Wicklow to carry out experiments in the river Liffey for their Leaving Certificate Geography Project. Despite some showers in the morning the weather held out for the rest of the day. Some of the experiments carried out were: 'Calculating the Velocity of the river', 'Calculating the Slope of the River' and 'Analysing the Bedload'. The project will be worth points for their final Leaving Certificate Geography exam.
On Wednesday 28 August our hard working committee members went on a trip on the Barrow. They are currently working on the Water Theme and were very pleased to find that once they travelled out of town, there was almost no litter.
On May 8th First Year students and many of their teachers attended a presentation in the school library. The students had entered a Local Enterprise Competition aimed at reducing the use of single use plastic. They had focussed in particular on highlighters. All present ...
On Friday 5 April, students and staff from Presentation College got involved in the National Spring Clean initiative. A group of Transition Year students began the day well and enjoyed the nice weather while doing some litter picking. After school, an enthusiastic group of staff and teachers tackled the litter on the perimeter of the school along the N80...
National Spring Clean