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CCS Retain Ulster Futsal Title

Futsal Ulster 2018

First Year Ulster Futsal photo album

Our 1st year girls team were crowned Ulster champions at the Ulster Futsal tournament in the Aura Letterkenny on Wednesday 13th November. The girls performed magnificently throughout the tournament and were convincing winners in each game. Coaches Mr Conor Doherty and Ms Anita Hegarty were delighted with the efforts of all squad members on this memorable day.

They defeated
St Louis Carrickmacross 7-1
Loreto Letterkenny 4-0
Loreto Cavan 4-1

This means the girls advance to the All Ireland finals day due to be held in Waterford I.T. on Tuesday 4th December.

Súile Na nÓg Annual Junior Certificate Exhibition

Suile Na Nog Art 2018

Súile Na nÓg Annual Exhibition photo album

Congratulations to the students whose work has been selected by the Donegal branch of the Art Teachers Association of Ireland for the Annual Súile Na nÓg Exhibition at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. Special congratulations to Laura Doherty whose Junior Cert Art project was selected as the winning Higher Level Project.

The exhibition of work is a fantastic way of showing off the amazing talents the students possess, and a great way to recognise the tremendous effort and hard work the students have put in all year long. The exhibition is open to the public, runs until Saturday 24th November and features work from Junior Cert and Leaving Cert students from throughout the county.

Gaisce President's Award 2018

Gaisce Presidents Award 2018

Congratulations to our Fifth and Sixth year students who recently received their certificates, medals and pins for achieving their Bronze Gaisce Award. The Gaisce Award, which means 'great achievement' in Irish is a self-development programme for all young people between the ages of 15-25. All of the students pictured above with TY coordinator Ms Farren and Gaisce President Award Leader (PAL) Mr McGee, achieved their award by completing four key challenge areas. These included volunteering in their communities, learning a new personal skill, getting involved in physical activity and completing a 2-day Adventure Journey. If any TY, Fifth or Sixth Year student would like to get more information on how to complete the Gaisce Award, go to www.gaisce.ie or speak to Mr McGee at school.

Student Wellbeing Workshop (for Parents / Guardians) - Tuesday 13th November 7:30pm

As part of our on-going support for students' wellbeing, CCS are holding a 60-minute workshop in conjunction with Jigsaw for all parents/guardians interested in or concerned about young people's mental health. The workshop will take place in the Aras in the Community School on Tuesday 13th November @ 7:30pm. We look forward to seeing you there. Niall McGee, Wellbeing Coordinator

Supporting Mental Health CCS

Derryveagh Crystal Schools' Golf Championship

Golf 2018

CCS v Crana College

In a changed knockout format, CCS were paired with local rivals, Crana College. The Buncrana team enjoyed home advantage in the first leg, played in perfect golfing conditions at Northwest Golf Club, Buncrana. Jack Duffy secured the individual prize for Crana College with a magnificent 4 under par round. However, great credit must go to the CCS boys who battled away to win the overall team score for the day. Martin O'Connor, Ryan Collins and Cormac Monagle all scoring well on an unfamiliar course.

The return leg was played in very challenging conditions at Ballyliffin Golf Club. The CCS boys certainly made most of home advantage, winning both the individual and team prizes. Martin O'Connor secured the individual honours with a brilliant 32 points in near gale force playing conditions. Ryan Collins won second with a very respectable 29 points. Cormac Monagle ensured a clean sweep for the CCS team when he posted the final score to ensure passage into the next round for CCS.