Coláiste Chill Mhantáin
Patrick Keogh a First Year student at Coláiste Chill Mhantáin participated in the Senior Schools Section of the Leinster Schools' Swimming Competition on Sunday April 6th. The competition took place in the Trinity Sports Complex, Donaghmede. Despite stiff competition Patrick received fourth place in the 50SC metre bresststroke event. We would like to congratulate Patrick on his achievement and we wish him success in his future sporting endeavours. MENTOR-LED STORYTELLING
One of Ireland’s best known storyteller’s, Niall de Búrca, paid a visit to the school on Wednesday last to regale our First Year students with strange and eerie tales from Wicklow. Niall has become a regular visitor to our school over the past three years and never fails to enthral students. Students thoroughly enjoyed this seemingly ‘old-fashioned’ form of entertainment. The event was organised by our Senior Mentor team who proved themselves very capable. SENIOR PREFECT INITIATIVE
Our Senior Prefect team facilitated a Second Year quiz on Wednesday April 9th. While the students enjoyed the event there was an air of competition throughout. The winning team consisted of Zach Kenny Murphy, Katie O’Neill, Dara Bushe and Leah Lyons. Well done to all involved especially the Senior Prefect team who ensured that the quiz ran seamlessly. ORAL/PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS
Practical and oral State Examinations are currently taking place in various subject areas such as German, French, Agricultural Science and Music. Students have been working diligently in preparation for these examinations which give our students the opportunity to show their true potential. JUNIOR FOOTBALL
Our First Year boys football team played St. Kevin’s, Dunlavin in the First Year boys’ Gaelic football B championship on Monday April 7th. Even though the team battled very hard throughout the game and did themselves and our school proud with their performance they could not overcome the strong Dunlavin side. There were some great individual performances on the day, with Patrick Reynolds in goal and Patrick was Coláiste Chill Mhantáin man of the match. Well done to all involved for their effort throughout the year and we look forward to next year’s competitions. BASKETBALL
Coláiste Chill Mhantáin girls’ basketball team recently played against Avondale CC in the last game of the league and started well. Emma Cruise scored two lovely baskets before Avondale CC replied and took the lead at the end of the first quarter. Coláiste Chill Mhantáin never got into their rhythm and Avondale CC dominated the first half. In the third quarter Coláiste Chill Mhantáin threw everything at Avondale CC but could not match the scores. In the final it was Avondale CC that prevailed after an absorbing battle.
Students taking part in the St Kilian’s Clean Up Day: Chloe Byrne, Nicole Fennelly, Gemma Whyte, Mayling Chong and Natasha Earls.