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To conclude Library Week 2016, Laura Cassidy, a local author is visiting the school Monday Dec 5th. This is the second year running that Laura will return to the school to inspire students to become more creative in their writing. We are grateful to Kilcock Library, especially librarian Mary Dunne for making the arrangements for these workshops to take place and part funding the event.
The Combined Schools Careers Night on Thursday April 28th was a huge success with over eight hundred students attending presentations by representatives from twenty six career sectors. It is hoped that this will once again become an annual event in Scoil Dara's calendar. Thanks to Maynooth University for the use of The John Hume Building to facilitate the event.
Ms Dorian and Transition Year students recently held a competition for students to compose a new proclamation for 2016. Congratulations to the winner Wura Biala (1st year student) whose winning submission was entitled: ‘Scoil Dara: Dreams for the future’
Scoil Dara's Bank of Ireland branch was launched by Transition Year Business students on March 10th last. It will facilitate TY students working in a variety of roles from Bank Manager to Customer Service Official as part of an effective team.
To celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge, Transition Year and Music students will take part in a Ceili on Wednesday the 16th of March.
Congratulations to Transition Year students from Sweet Temptations (Alex Mulligan, Niamh Langley and Conor Lane) who won a trophy and €100 euro bursary for the best display in the Kildare Enterprise Regional Finals on March the 3rd
Congratulations to Caoimhe Sheil and Emily Davies who each received an " Award of Excellence" on Feb 9th in Maynooth University for the results they obtained in their Junior Certificate Business Examination 2015.
Congratulations to Alannah Clinton (2nd year Art student) who has won 1st prize (14-17year age category) in the Regional final of the 'Happiness is...' Credit Union Poster Art Competition 2016. Her design now goes forward to the national finals of this competition.
New opening times for Scoil Dara's School Library
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at lunch time.