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Camera Club - January Update

Our WINTER THEME photo competition closing date is the 25th of January 2019. Maximum 3 photos. Prizes on offer! Please give your name, class and a title for each photo. Staff entries are judged separately.

Our Jan /Feb theme is ANIMALS and the deadline is the 28th of February. Looking forward to seeing your best shots!

Email photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or come along to the next Camera Club meeting on Friday, 1st February in 306A / Computer Room 216.

• composition
• practice editing
• saving / uploading / sharing photos

For more details contact Mrs O’Brien.

Day of Action Raises €3000 for Local Causes

Day of Action 2018

Day of Action Presentations photo album

Carndonagh Community School's Annual Day of Action Fundraiser took place in November 2018. The fundraiser is a school-wide initiative involving pupils, staff and the wider Inishowen community. €3000 was raised in total, which was distributed among local causes. Cheques for €1000 were presented to Jim Neary (Donegal Hospice), Maggie White (Carndonagh Hospice) and Eileen Cooke (Donegal Alzheimer Unit). Also pictured are Principal Paul Fiorentini, Mr. Danny O'Donnell and members of Class 1E.

Past-pupil Deaglan Farren Receives TCD Entrance Award

Deaglan Farren TCD 2

Cogratulations to past-pupil, Deaglan Farren who recently received an Entrance Exhibition Award from Trinity College Dublin in recognition of his excellent Leaving Cert results in 2018.

Category Third for Ciara at Young Scientist Exhibition

Ciara Gilmore Young Scientist

Congratulations to Second Year pupil Ciara Gilmore who achieved third place in her category at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition in Dublin. Ciara's project - Will White Wine Remove Red Wine Stains From Clothing? - made the top three in the individual Chemical, Physical & Mathematical section. Her proposal to investigate the reaction which occurs when white wine is rubbed into a red wine stain clearly impressed the judges, who had 550 projects to choose from on the day. It takes great dedication and commitment to achieve such a result and we hope that Ciara's success will encourage future young scientists in CCS. Well done Ciara!

LCA PE General Ed. Task - First Year Futsal

PE LCA Task

LCA PE Task photo allbum

Report by Alysia Brattin Loftus

On Monday 17th December 2018, our LCA class, 5H organised a first year futsal tournament. To do this we each had to play a number of roles such as a coach, referee, reporter, photographer, score keeper or equipment manager. We wanted to do an event with first years because they’re an easier group of students to get out of class as they don’t have as many exams. We also wanted the junior students to feel comfortable with senior students in a fun way.

Picking the sport would be hard, not knowing what the first years were interested in. We decided to do a survey. Each first year student participating in our tournament received a survey where they could vote for which sport they would like to take place. They also got to vote to see if they wanted prizes based on teams that won the most games, that scored the most goals or that showed the best sportsmanship and fair play.

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