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World Book Day Results - The Top 10!

The results are in from our annual World Book Day post-its...

The top 10 books as recommended by CCS students are:

1. The Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
2. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
3. To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee
4. Girl Online - Zoe Sugg
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff McKinney
6. The Outsiders - S.E. Hinton
7. Wonder - R.J. Palacio
8. Goodnight Mr. Tom - Michelle Magorian
9. Holes - Louis Sachar
10. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins

Top Authors:

1. JK Rowling
2. John Steinbeck
3. Michael Morpurgo
4. Harper Lee
5. David Walliams

Camera Club Roundup

Mountain Road

Last few days of the current camera club theme - Landscape. Get those entries in to win a prize! Remember to include your name and class/staff to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday, 12th March. Next club meeting is Wednesday, 21st March, lunchtime in 306A. All welcome!

Theme Closing date
Landscape 12th March
Animals 12th April
Dúlra* 23rd March

Comórtas nua, Dúlra, do Seachtain na Gaeilge! Duais breise. Seol isteach do ghrianghraf is fearr, agus d’ainm agus do rang, go dtí This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. roimh an 23ú Márta. Cuir teideal ar do ghrianghraf.

Twenty-two years in the making! CCS back in the Final

1996 GAA CCS

You may be forgiven for looking twice at the photograph. It wasn't taken today or yesterday. The youngsters in the photo (including Mr. Joe Higgins and Mr. John Farren) represented CCS in the now infamous Ulster Vocational Schools Championship Final in 1996. (Ask your uncles about that one!) Twenty-two years later, CCS are back in the final, once again marshalled by Mr. Farren. It's a superb reflection on the current crop considering that CCS no longer has the robust skills of Eastern Inishowen to call upon these days! This year's semi-final was a remarkable game that Mr. Farren describes below. Everyone at CCS wishes the lads all the best in the final. Do it for the boys of '96...

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Girls Soccer - First Years in Eleven Heaven against Scoil Mhuire

First Year Girls Soccer CCS

First Year Girls Soccer (Uslter Semi-final) photo album

Well done to our First Year girls who qualified for the Ulster semi-final with an 11-0 win over Scoil Mhuire Buncrana today. The girls have finished top of their group after some outstanding performances and keenly await their semi-final opponents. It has been very much a whole squad effort with very solid defensive performances and a good spread of goalscorers.

Starting team as follows: Ciara Gilmore; Katie Harkin; Ella McGonigle; Lorinne Greene; Kate Doherty; Katherine Doherty; Alaina Keogh; Caitlin Kelly; Roseanna Mcconalgoue; Emma Devlin; Sophie Murphy; 

Goalscorers as follows: Sophie Murphy x3; Caitlin Kelly x2; Chloe Lacey x2; Roseanna Mcconalgoue x1; Alaina Keogh x1; Emma Devlin x1; Mairead Farren x1

Irish Public Speaking Success for CCS

Irish Public Speaking CCS

Congratulations to the Irish Public Speaking Team who represented the School in the Gael Linn Public Speaking Competition 'Abair' in Cultúrlann Ui Chanáin, Derry on February 20th. The team consisted of Ellen Simmons, Eimear Smith, Sally Mc Kenna and Finn Devenny. Comhghairdeas to winners Eimear Smith and Sally Mc Kenna who progress to the Ulster Final to be held later this year.

TY Radio Workshop

TY Radio Workshop

TY Radio Workshop photo album

The TY Radio Workshop is a one-day course from 10am to 4pm. It enables students to see all sides of radio and digital production in the ever-changing world of journalism. The outcome of the workshop is to produce a half-hour program which will be recorded and edited by the students themselves.