On the last day of school the 5th year Economics class heard that they had achieved Silver and Bronze medals in the YEOTY competition!
Well done to our Build A Bank team of Eimear Mc Keown, Eva Hogan, Triona Ryan, Laura Killen, Saoirse Keating and Shauna Burke, who received a Specialism award in the Build A Bank competition to day.
Due to popular demand a little update on the well being of our tadpoles.
Congratulations to the Greenschools Committee on being awarded the transport flag. The transport flag is the fourth key theme in Greenschools the Committee have achieved a flag in. These students have worked diligently throughout the year to promote sustainable travel. The committee organised events such as a walk to school on Wednesday and a talk was given to all year groups on road safety. Dolores and Ms.Mullins would like to thank both staff and students for their participation and support throughout the year. As a school community we are very proud of what the Greenschool Committee has achieved. Well done all.
Our TY Internet Safety Ambassadors and their helpers want to give everyone advice while we are on lockdown & learning from home.
A Prayer during the Pandemic
At this challenging and anxious time, we must remember to take care of our mental health. Please take the time to read and share this information from the HSE Psychology Services Team on how to manage our worries at this difficult time.
Tadpoles swim using their sword-like tail. They feed on algae and pondweed.
The following message comes directly from Dr Muireann Ní Chronín Paediatric Consultant in Cork University Maternity Hospital.
At two days old the mouth, eyes and gills are formed.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the Teach Meet on the 10th of March, there was great sharing of Active Learning Methodologies from Teachers using them with Teachers hoping to try them out!
As it is nice and warm in our Biology Lab our tadpoleshatched after only a week.
Well done to the ‘Message In a Bottle’ TY team of Kerri Tarleton, Triona Ryan & Tara McGrath who competed at the Junk Kouture Regional Final in Limerick on Friday 6th of March.
Frogspawn rescued from a temporary pond which dried up.
Our Senior B Hockey team came out on top in their first senior cup game of the year on Tuesday,4th March,versus Laurel Hill. It was very tense game with a score line of 2-2 at the final whistle, therefore forcing us into shuttles to decide the winners. The girls regained composure after ending the shuttles with 3 each, to enter sudden death, finally coming out on top 2-1. They now look forward to their next battle in two weeks.
Our Senior football team are preparing for their All Ireland Semi Final! Please come along to cheer them on against Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Galway
Are you a parent or grandparent of a Loreto Student that has always wanted to know more and understand how to sign the basics. If yes then why not be part of the upcoming TY Sign Language Course that is taking place each Friday for six weeks. This is free of charge and is a great way to get a better understanding of signing. Please contact TY Coordinator email@example.com to sign up.
On Tuesday 4th March the Loreto TY's along with the Presentation TY's were given a Road Safety workshop in Rockwell by An Garda Síochána.
Today N. Íde helped to run a Fairtrade day at break time. As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, the aim of today's event, was to highlight the availability of Fairtrade goods in local supermarkets & shops. There was plenty to choose from with the generous help of Dunnes Stores, Lidl, SuperValu, Marks and Spencer's, Tesco & Martin's Fruit and Veg. Student's had a selection of fruit, chocloate, biscuits, tea & coffee to taste.
As part of Fairtrade fortnight we are running a poster competition. The theme of the poster is on Cocoa. The chocolate that we consume in Ireland is produced in countries by farmers who never receive the income their efforts deserve. This has a negetive effect on farmers long term development. Women in particular suffer from the unfair growing of cocoa & production of chocolate.
Well done to everyone who participated in Munster EYP which was on during 28 February-1 March. Loreto was represented by TY's Aislinn and Ria.