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 Jan 2018

  • Hard luck to our Junior Camogie team who were beaten in the Leinster Final by Presentation Wexford by a single point.  Played on Saturday last in Jenkinstown, our girls played into a stiff wind in the first half, were eleven points down early in the second half and managed to bring that lead back to a point.  Fortune however was not on their side and they must re-group now to face into an All-Ireland semi final in two weeks time.

  • Hard luck to our schools Senior Hurling team who were beaten on Saturday in the Leinster Roinn A quarter final by Kilkenny  C.B.S.  Despite a good run of form on the run into the match, drawing with St Kierans in the first round and beating Birr by 9 points in the next round, our boys never got off the ground in the first half against C.B.S.  They were 11 points behind at half time and despite a valiant come-back effort in the second half, they could never manage to bring the lead back to less than eight points.

Wed 8th Nov

Hard luck to our U-16 B hurlers who were beaten by St Kieran's today despite a battling performance.

Tues 24th Oct

Hard luck to our U-16 hurlers who were beaten by Birr in the Leinster semi-final played in Portlaoise today. With the game level in the second minute of injury time Birr converted a free to win on a scoreline of 3-13 to 3-12

Mon 23rd Oct

Well done to our senior hurlers who beat Kilkenny CBS in the first round of the Leinster Senior Hurling League Rionn A today on a scoreline of 5-13 to 2-13.  Today's match was played in Castlecomer.  The boys now face Borris in the next round of the League on Thursday.

 

South Leinster Cross Country

We had over 30 students attending the South Leinster School Cross Country in New Ross on the 24th of January, this was a great opportunity for pupils to get a taste of competing in Cross Country at a secondary school level. There were some brilliant performances throughout the day: Kate O`Neill, Tommy Coogan, Cathal O`Reilly and Harry Roach narrowly missing out on a place in the Leinster competition.

Huge congratulations to our Minor Girls Team who all put on a stunning performance on the day to secure a place for the Leinster competition. This will be held in Santry on the 21st of February.

The team was made up of Molly O`Dornan, Isabel Delaney, Holly Brennan, Sofia Kerr, Aoibhinn Ruane and Chloe Ryan.

 

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Class Awards Dec 2017

Click on the picture below to view the album of photos of this term's Class Award Winners here. Prizes for Best Academic Performance and Class Spirit were genereously sponsored by Castlecomer Credit Union.

 

 

Class Awards Dec 2017

Scholarship for CCS Student

Congratulations to former student Ciara Carroll who has received a UCD Academic High Achiever Entrance Scholarship Award. Here she is photographed with principal of CCS Séamus O'Connor at the recent ceremony in Dublin. Best of luck to Ciara in her studies.

 

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Community Schools Cross Country Championship 

by Katie Clarke 3 Nolan

We had a great day out yesterday and all the athletes did really well and when all the points were added up we ranked as the 5th best school over all.

The first year `B` girls all ran really well with Muireann Ryan coming 5th and Aimee Menton coming 7th . The first year `A` girls won 2nd place team with Hollie brennan coming 11th , Aoibhinn ruane coming 13th and Sofia Kerr coming 14th .

In first year `A` boys Jack Burke coming 4th .The second year boys winning 2nd place team with Tommy Coogan coming 2nd and Alan smith coming 7th .

In the second year girls Aoibhinn Brophy came 3rd . Caoimhe Hennessy came 4th and Amy brennan came 5th .

In third year girls Sarah Brophy came 3rd and Kate ring came 8th .

In the senior boys Nicky Connolly came 6th and Conor Clarke came 11th.

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Wellread Programme

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We are delighted to announce that we have received the "wellread" award, an initiative designed and organised by the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). It aims to create heightened awareness about the importance of creating a culture of reading in school communities for our young people as part of their personal and academic development. The school community is now recognised nationally as a school that promotes and encourages a culture of reading.

You can read more about the award on the PDST website by clicking here, and you can find out more about our school initiatives under the "extra-curricular" tab above.

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