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Leaving Cert. Results - Former Pupils Seeking a Copy

If you are a former pupil seeking a copy of Leaving Cert. Results, please email the request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following details: Name, Address, Date of Birth, Year of Leaving Cert., (Class). Requests should allow for 2/3 days and should note school closures. Verification of identity is required before copy will be issued.

Seeking Results directly from the State Exams Commission
You may request certified Statement of Results from the State Examinations Commission. Statements can be ordered online at or you may apply in writing. Depending on the year of your examination, there may be a charge for each statement of results.

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It's Official! Irish Sister Cities Covenant Signed in June

Irish Sister Cities Covenant photo albumIrish Sister Cities 2016

In early June, a delegation from Inishowen including Rena Donaghey (Chairperson of the Inishowen Municipal District) and Deputy Principal John McGuinness visited our sister city St. Charles, Missouri. Two important documents were signed by the officials in attendance. The covenant between Carndonagh Community School and St. Charles West High School was signed by Mr. McGuinness and Dr. Kim Fitterling (SCW Principal). Further to the formal twinning of the schools, the twinning of the municipal districts was overseen by Rena Donaghey and Sally Faith, Mayor of St. Charles. An interesting development of the project has been the appearance of "softball" on the sporting horizon at CCS. It took no time at all for sports fans in St. Charles to offer their services...

"The Irish Chapter has just finished another project for their Sister City school in Carndonagh, Ireland. The students played softball in PE at the end of this year. It was a great big hit. We now welcome the Carndonagh Cardinals! We have gathered up softball and baseball equipment to add to their bat and ball. This equipment is being sent over with a local friend in a couple of weeks. We are excited that they have added this into their PE curriculum. Go Cardinals!"

To return the favour, we're trying to establish if the game of Hurling would be legal in St. Charles City...The Irish Sister Cities movement goes from strength to strength.

CCS Alumni - Where Are You Now?

Sean MillsSean Mills, from Bunagee, Culdaff recently graduated from the National Maritime College of Ireland (Cork) and has since taken the position of Engineering Cadet at Carnival UK (Cunard & P&O Cruises). We would like to congratulate Sean and wish him bon voyage as he hits the open sea! Starting today, CCS is looking to reconnect with alumni across the years. Since 1974, we estimate that upwards of 10,000 pupils have passed through the school. While it will be a monumental task to track down EVERYONE, we have to start somewhere...Sean Mills, Cadet Engineer, Class of 2012.

The 40th Anniversary Reunion encouraged us to touch base with our considerable diaspora. Now we'd like to take that a step further; personalise it. If you have a graduation photo, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Subject: Alumni), along with the backstory. Help us build an alumni database that spans five decades. Over the course of 40+ years, numerous ex-pupils have bypassed third level education and followed their dreams right out of school! There mightn't be a graduation photo, but there may well be a "look at me now" photo. We want to hear from you.

Attendance & Donagh Awards 2016

Donagh Awards 2016

Attendance & Donagh Awards 2016 photo album

The School Completion Programme presented Attendance & Donagh Awards to students in May. Students were nominated by teachers in recognition of their work, attitude and commitment. The citation on each certificate reads “As a result of reports, reviews and observations received from your tutor and teachers, it is evident that you have been making a special contribution to your class and to the school, by your commitment to high standards of behaviour and academic progress.” Pupils are always reminded that while the awards might not seem particularly significant now, in years to come they really could be the difference when it comes to third level education and prospective employers and therefore should be kept safe for future reference. Congratulations to all who received an award.

Sarah & Erin's Global Brigades Trip to Honduras

Global Bridges 2016

In April, past-pupils Sarah Diver and Erin Houghton set out on the “trip of a lifetime” – a humanitarian expedition to Honduras under the Global Brigades banner. Their specialty was Water / Public Health. Sarah explains…

"We were going as a water/public health brigade. So for the first few days we were digging trenches in 37-degree heat, then laying pipes and filling the trenches back in again. All the little kids from the community came out to see us and we got to do a little education hour in the local school. After that we were in someone's home. A few of us worked on the concrete floor. Erin and a few others worked on the hygiene station which consisted of a toilet, shower, water storage unit, sewage tank and somewhere to wash clothes. We also put some of our own money towards buying essentials for the family such as mops, brushes, tooth brushes, toothpaste, etc. I along with another girl built an eco-stove in the house so that the smoke could leave through a chimney rather than fill the house. It was truly the best thing I have ever, ever done in my life and I'm already planning to go back next year."

On 26th April, Sarah and Erin visited the school to promote the project and were presented with a cheque for €500 from CCS towards the Global Brigades project. Sarah and Erin are continuing a fine CCS tradition of participation in overseas aid projects and all at the school applaud and congratulate Sarah and Erin for their humanitarian efforts to date and in the future.