Are you 15 or older? Did you know that you can sign up for one of Irelands most prestigious awards?
Gaisce, The President’s Award is open to anybody aged over 15, it has been run in the school for a number of years and currently over 50 pupils are taking part. We just had 2 students receive their bronze awards. Congratulations Emma Roche and Niamh Fitzgerald. Two 6th years are completing their Gold award, come on Brendan Dowling and Ciaran Wyse, nearly there! These two boys will be presented with their awards by President Micheal D Higgins. If you are interested in signing up come see Ms Bagnall or Ms Mc Loughlin for further Information or look up http://www.gaisce.org
October 23rd saw huge numbers of prospective students tour the school during Open night. The school was thronged and there were displays, dancing and edible delights as all departments and subjects were showcased to perfection.
Congratulations to all Leaving Cert and Junior Cert 2014 students who completed their examinations in June. We wish all past students every success as they embark on the next phase of their careers. Congratulations to Ciaran Power who won the JP McManus scholarship and Ailbhe Garry winner of a Maynooth University award based on their excellent Leaving Certificate results.
Computer Science Education Week Dec. 8th-14th, 2014
The Hour of Code is coming!
Have you an idea for an app and you’re not sure how to develop it? Well, you can start by learning how to code during the Computer Science Education Week which runs from Dec 8th- 14th. During this week events promoting coding in programming languages like Scratch, Html and others will be hosted by the ICT Department in Scoil Mhuire. The school has signed up to take part in the internationally organised Hour of Code. This involves students, and teachers, volunteering to do an hour of basic coding with the guidance of an online tutor. Even our Taoiseach Enda Kenny has completed it! So listen out for the announcements and join the other 48,361,038 people worldwide who have done an Hour of Code....