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Avondale Community College
Week beginning November 8th 2010
Third Year Parent Teacher Meeting
A reminder to all parents and guardians that the Third Year Parent
Teacher Meeting will take place in the school on Thursday 11 November
between 1.15 and 3.30 pm. We look forward to seeing all parents and
guardians of Third Year students on this day.
Cross Country Success
50 students from our school recently took part in the first round of
the Cross Country Schoolís Competition in St Gerardís College, Bray.
We had a number of successes on the day including the Third Year
Girlís competition, in which Amy Murphy finished first. Second Year
student Katy Conroy also won an individual medal and later teamed up
with Aoife Clarke, Caitlin Olohan and Rosa Cahn to take bronze medals
in their team event. Liam Kinsella finished fourth in the First Year
Boys section and later joined Stephen Ryan, Cian Murphy and Mark
Keenan to finish first in their team event. Katie Miley finished third
in the First Year Girls race. While Patrick Kinsella came second in
the Second Years Boys race and later joined team mates Liam Belton,
Craig Curly and Niall Ryan and won a silver medal. Congratulations to
all participants in this event.
Junior Football Glory
Congratulations to our Junior Boys Football Team for their excellent
win over ColŠiste Chraobh Abhann on Tuesday. Our congratulations must
also be extended to our Junior Girls who beat St. Davidís College,
Greystones in their recent match. Both teams are looking forward to
the next round of the league.
Mental Health Public Speaking
Our Mental Health Public Speaking team will take on St. Maryís
College, Arklow and Dominican College, Wicklow in the first round of
Mental Health Public Speaking Project, which will take place in the
Grand Hotel Wicklow, on Wednesday 10 November at 7 pm. Best wishes to
the team which is made up of senior students Amy Kenny, Laura Cullen
and Conor McGraynor.
Music Trip to National Concert Hall
Our Third Year Music students travelled to the National Concert Hall
on Monday 8 November as part of the Irish Times Music in the Classroom
Programme. The Irish Times Music in the Classroom series has been a
remarkable success story. Over the last 21 years the concerts have
brought the excitement, beauty and sheer fun of live orchestral music
to generations of primary and secondary school students.
This week Avondale Community College celebrated Science Week. The
students took part in a number of activities to promote an awareness
of science and its uses in everyday life. As part of these
celebrations our Transition Year students attended a number of science
lectures in Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street.
Panto Season is fast approaching and this year the students of
Avondale Community College will travel to Aladdin in the Gaeity on 21
December, for an evening performance. The tickets which are in high
demand cost Ä36. Any student who may be interested can contact Ms.