As per Public Health Guidelines which have introduced the Stay at Home Policy and Social Distancing measures due to Covid 19, it places greater challenges than ever for parents to ensure that children are safe in their homes in terms of their online activities.
Leaving Certificate Fees: The closing date for payment of the Leaving Cert examination fee is being extended until after the exams are complete and the results are to be issued.
Junior Certificate/Cycle Fees: Students will not be required to pay examination fees to the SEC in relation to the 2020 Junior Cycle examinations. The SEC will be issuing a refund to all students who have already paid. There is no need to contact the State Examinations Commission as refunds will be made automatically. Further details will be sent to all schools in the coming days.
The competition has ended to name the TY Mascots. Say hello to Timmy & Bloom! The cute lambs belong to Chaylee Greene TYC and Danny Mc Laughlin TYD. Thanks to everyone who participated and suggested a name.
Congratulations to Amy McGonigle TY, who recently reached the semi-final of the Foróige NFTE Enterprise Competition with her book - Twelve Months of Irish Traditions & Superstitions. The book is available for purchase at: Sinéad’s Creations & Newsagents; Centra Clonmany; Clonmany Post Office; McKenna’s Centra Buncrana; St. Columbcille Village Clonmany. All proceeds go to St.Columbcille Village/High Support Unit in Clonmany.
The following Derry Journal article tells the full story...
First year students took on the challenge of designing a poster or making a model from any medium based on the First Year History curriculum. The overall standard was very impressive and with a lot of consideration the following winners were chosen:
Luke Mc Laughlin 1E Kaylah Duffy, Aimee M Douglas, Níamh Toland 1G Clodagh Grant 1C Cormac Mc Ginn 1F Abbie Watson 1E
The History Department commends the many other entries as it was a very difficult choice to select only five winners. Well done to everyone for entering. The models and posters are on display in the Art display area in the Technology Building. Certificates and prizes will be presented when we return to school.
Legend has it that the famous writer Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to write a story in just six words. He took on the challenge and wrote the following story “For sale, baby shoes, never worn”. Apparently he called it his best work. Well if Hemingway can do it then so can CCS students thus there was great excitement throughout the school as students took on the challenge of writing an essay in just six words. The overall standard was very impressive and with a lot of deliberation and some judging assistance needed from outside of CCS the following winners were chosen:
Hearts broken, fingers crossed, family lost – Nicole Donaghy 1A
School can make a substantial contribution to the health and well-being of the whole school community. Schools for health in Ireland provides a framework for a school to assess health needs and begin a process of working towards better health for all who learn and work within the school setting.