COLAISTE CRAOBH ABHANN
Best wishes to all cast and crew members who are involved in our school show ‘Oliver Twist’, which takes place in the Mermaid Arts Centre in Bray this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening.
Colaiste Chraobh Abhann was well represented at the Wicklow County Enterprise Board Young Entrepreneurs competition at Wicklow County Campus in Rathnew on Wednesday last, where they competed with 18 mini companies across nine schools in Wicklow. Transition year student Marina Amoros presented her mini company 'Pendientes', selling environmentally friendly products made from imported raw materials and also exported finished products and received excellent feedback.
Holly Neary and Aoife Gaffney also impressed the judges with their company Just Bead It, and having made a very healthy profit were awarded first runner up trophy, an award and prize money for their excellent business plan and presentation.
Four second year students – Alannah Bellamy, Emma Martin, Sinead Kinsella and Emily Meagher also pitched their business idea of class clocks to the judges and won the award for the best display for their originally designed clocks which can now be seen in many classrooms around the school. The students will go on and represent Wicklow at the national awards in Croke Park in April. Well done to all.
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT IRELAND
With cooperation from Junior Achievement Ireland and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CCA has introduced a 6 week Bank Your Future programme. As part of this programme, a volunteer from Bank of America Merrill Lynch will visit both Transition Year and fifth year business classes to conduct some activities and deal with topics such as the value of your education in addition to your earning potential, balancing your own personal budget, credit cards and stocks and shares. The students are currently on week 3 of the programme
LCVP SUBJECT OPTIONS DISPLAY
Well done to the 5th year LCVP students who coordinated and organised a subject options display and information event for third and transition year students on Friday last. They researched and displayed each of the Leaving Cert subjects to ensure that all students would have the required information to make good subject choices from the many on offer in our school.
Congratulations to our 6th year LCVP students who recently participated in their recorded interviews. They are putting the finishing touches to their portfolios which are due in the coming weeks.
WORLD BOOK DAY
To celebrate World Book Day, there will be a Bring and Buy Stall in the GP Area on Tuesday March 15th at 12.35p.m. Class 2SPS are organizing the event and are looking for donations of books, DVDs, games, CDs, comics and magazines. There was also a Reading Session with music in the library on Thursday and Friday last, with each student who attended getting a certificate of participation.
A reminder to all first and second year boys and girls that Tag Rugby continues every Friday from 4p.m. to 5p.m. on the school pitch. All interested students are encouraged to come along.
LCA WORK EXPERIENCE
Best wishes to our fifth year Leaving Certificate Applied students who are currently on work experience until this Friday, March 11.