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From Thurs­day 17 - Sun­day 20 Fe­bru­ary, 16 se­nior his­tory stu­dents ac­com­pa­nied by their teach­ers Ms. Red­mond and Ms. Whyte un­der­took a trip to Krakow in Poland.

As well as vis­it­ing the con­cen­tra­tion camp at Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birke­nau, stu­dents were taken on a walk­ing tour of the old city of Krakow, Wawel Cas­tle, the Jewish Quar­ter, Sch­lindler’s Fac­tory and Wieliczka Salt Mines.

Other ac­tiv­i­ties en­joyed by the stu­dents were Fan­tasy Bowl­ing, shop­ping at Ga­le­ria Krakowska and Aqua­park Wodny.

It is hoped that this trip has fur­thered the stu­dents un­der­stand­ing of his­tory and in par­tic­u­lar their study of the Holo­caust.


The un­der 18 girls won the mid­lands soc­cer league. They beat New­bridge Col­lege with a score of 6:2.

The scor­ers on the day were Ni­amh Whe­lan, Laura Allen and Kim Mackey. Cap­tain Sarah Reid ac­cepted the cup on be­half of the team.

Un­der 19s Panel: Sarah Reid, Ni­amh Whe­lan, Laura Allen, Kim Mackey, Mairead Glen­non, Sa­man­tha Mills, Katie Charles, Ellen Walsh, Maggie Keat­ley, Sarah Pep­pard, Anna Kelly, Melissa Grif­fin, Ni­amh Sin­nott, Ais­ling Woods, Imo­gen English and Linda Jones.


On Wed­nes­day last Tran­si­tion Year stu­dents and a group of first year girls at­tended a takl given by Gil­lian O'Lough­lin, a sports nutri­tion­ist.

The stu­dents learned what they need to eat and also what foods to avoid! A spe­cial em­pha­sis was also placed on the foods which will op­ti­mise their sport­ing proformance.

The speaker was spon­sored be Donard/Glen camogie club in a se­ries of talks aimed at keep­ing teenagers in­volved in sport.

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