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Annual Prizegiving 2019

Annual Prizegiving 2019

Annual Prizegiving Ceremony 2019 photo album

The Annual Prizegiving Ceremony for academic achievement took place on Friday, 25th January in front of a capacity Áras. The guest speaker on the day was Carndonagh-based author, Paul Lynch. His message was simply that if you work hard hard enough at what you love, you'll eventually get the luck you need! CCS Staff, Management and Board of Management would like to congratulate all awardees on their achievements to date. Keep up the good work.

Camera Club - Winter Wrap-up / Animal Theme

We hope to see lots of entries for the ANIMAL theme – see noticeboard outside 306A for details on how to enter. Meeting of the Camera Club, Friday lunchtimes: Editing photos, discussion and practical tips. Computer room 206 or contact Mrs. O’Brien in 306A.

Thanks to Chris Lavelle for his photo of a snow-covered Inishowen, with Sliabh Sneacht and the Urris Hills both visible in the background.

Camera Club Winter 2019

Thank you to Mr. Fiorentini for his shot of CCS in the snow. A good example of ‘framing’ and ‘leading lines’!

Camera Club Winter 2019

Pure Savage Entrepreneur Visit CCS

Pure Savage CCS

Last week, Carndonagh based entrepreneur, Mr Niall McLaughlin, spoke with 5H about his print, design and embroidery business, Pure Savage. Mr McLaughlin explained what it was like to work for yourself and the pros and cons of being an entrepreneur. Students were given an opportunity to ask questions and see how a real business actually works. Mr McLaughlin was very open and informative and will hopefully have inspired Inishowen's next great business start-up. Now that would be Pure Savage!

Pope John Paul II Awards - Monday, 4th February

Pope John Paul II 2019

The 12th Annual Pope John Paul II Award Ceremony took place on Monday, 4th February. Eight CCS pupils received their awards, presented by Archbishop Grzegorz Ryś, Archbishop of Lódź, Poland, along with Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry. The pupils were accompanied by Ms. Irene Brennan. The Pope John Paul II Award is a faith achievement award for young people between the age of 16 and 18. It is non-competitive, inclusive, flexible and voluntary.

Role of Social Media in Cyberbullying - Survey Results & Safe Tips

On Monday 21st January, in conjunction with the Student Council, the students of CCS were asked for their opinion about whether social media has contributed to an increase in bullying in schools.

The results were collated and showed that an overwhelming majority of the student body - 65% - felt that yes it had.

DOWNLOAD - Seven Top Tips to help keep your child safe online

Tuesday 5th February is the designated EU Safer Internet Day.

CCS will be supporting this initiative in the following way:

• SPHE curriculum.

• Webtext to Parents: ‘How to keep your child safe online’.

• Donegal Youth Service: Student and Parent workshops:

➢ Parent Workshop: Wednesday February 6th, Aras, 7pm
➢ Student Workshop: Thursday February 7th.

CCS Cyber Bullying Survey