Newsletters > Newsletters 2010/2011
Avondale Community College enjoyed tremendous success at the annual
Co. Wicklow VEC Environmental Awards held in the Brockagh Centre,
Laragh on Wednesday 11th May, 2011. The school claimed a number of
top prizes in both Junior and Senior Categories. These projects
Daire Flood, Cillian Kavanagh and Cormac Hayes, which claimed two top
awards on the night.
entitled ‘The Shadows of Mythology’ also achieved a special award in the Senior Cultural Section.
place in this prestigious competition.
Following on previous year’s tradition the school also received the award for
best school display.
This was the 13th Anniversary of the Environmental Awards organised byCo. Wicklow VEC. Almost one hundred projects were submitted by all of the County Wicklow VEC schools.
Staff and students of Avondale Community College were delighted with their success.
Book Club Trip
The Junior Book Club was established this academic year by Ms. Cullen,
to instill a love of reading amongst our students. Over the course of
the year students met once a month to discuss a book of their choice.
To reward their efforts book club members enjoyed a trip to Dublin on
Tuesday 10th May. The trip began with a visit to the Book of Kells at
Trinity College Dublin, where students learned about the various
techniques used to produce the book. In the afternoon, the students
enjoyed lunch and bowling in Stillorgan. A most enjoyable day was had
Congratulations to our Junior Camogie Team who won the Junior B Final
on Thursday 12 May. Following a convincing win against St. Kevin’s
Community College Dunlavin, the team managed by Ms. Lambert enjoyed
Best wishes to our Junior Boys’ Football Team who play Colaiste Bhride Carnew
in the final this week.
Finally, best wishes must also be extended to our athletics students who participate in the
Leinster Finals this week.
A reminder to all parents and guardians that the Excellence Awards
Ceremony will take place in the school on Wednesday 18th May at 7.30
pm. The Transition Year Awards Night will also be celebrated on
Monday 23rd May at 7.30 pm. All welcome.