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European tour 2016

Scariff community college visited Cologne in German this year on their European school tour. 5th year and TY students along with 9 teachers had a very enjoyable time.

The group flew into Brussels before moving on to stay in Koblenz a beautiful town outside Cologne.

Activities included a cruise on  the Rhine, Visit to Marksburg castle, Lint chocolate factory, a day in Phantasia land. Night time activities included an evening bowling and a trip to a local swimming pool.

Thank you to Ms Rouine for organising the trip down to the very last detail. 

Handball All Irelands

A Number of our students have qualified for the All Ireland handball semi finals, after winning the munster competition at the weekend. Best of luck to all.

Great to keep up the strong handball tradition in the East Clare area.

All Ireland Drama qualifiers

The Transition year drama 'A Mans's game'  recently qualified for the All ireland schools drama finals. Scariff are through to the last 8 schools in the competition after coming through the regioanl finals with flying colours. Over 40 schools entered the competition and we are very proud of the students now competing for a national title.

Seamus O Rourke to appear at Scariff CC

Scariff Community College are delighted that  much loved  actor and Leitrim Playwright Seamus O Rourke will present his play ‘Padraig Potts Guide to Walking’  at the School Hall on Saturday February 6 at 8 pm. This play has been touring nationally after a very successful run in Edinburgh during the Summer of 2016.

 

Badmington

Scariff community college  under 14 boys came 2nd in Munster, lost by just one point to Kerry having beaten Cork, Tipp and Waterford. 

Well done to the boys and to Ms. Sinead Mortell. 

TY Work experience

We are very proud of our  two TY students who were selected to complete a 2 week work placement at RTE. It was a great experience for the students and I am sure we will see them broadcasting on TV in the years ahead.

 

Christmas Concert 2015

We had a wonderful end of year concert in the sports hall for Christmas on the 22nd of December. The school was treated to a 2 hour concert with students performing from all years, 1st to 6th year.

The musical talent in the school is a tribute to our Music teacher Ms Glass and all the students who worked so hard to put this Christmas concert together.

Garda Awards

SCC provided the entertainment for the closing of the inaugural Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards at West County Hotel last Thursday night.... Well done to music teacher Denise Glass and her assistant Zea Moloney and all the students on the fabulous singing, dancing and music. You all  had a very late night and still faced into exams at school the following morning without complaint like true professionals.  Well done.  Congratulations to Jane Doyle a student at Scariff Community College recieved an award for her community involvement on the night.

GAA Coaching course

Congratulations to the Transition Year Students from Scariff Community College who completed a GAA Foundation Coaching Award which was run every Tuesday over the past 6 weeks. Thank you to Peter Casey for his expert work with the group, it is much appreciated.

Open Night

Scariff Community College open night is on Thursday the 19th of November for incoming first years. All are welcome. Come along and see what we have to offer.

Information session starts at 6.30 in the main school followed by tours of the school. refreshments will be served on the night.

Numeracy Week

Numeracy week is cuurently running in Scariff Community College. As part of the week the 1st years had a fun numeracy table quiz set up in the GP area, the Transition years put alot of work into the running of the event. We also are having fun Maths puzzles set each day with prizes for students who work out the solution. Our Numeracy Notice board is very busy this week.

A big thank you to Mr Conlon for coordinating the week.

Trick or treat for Temple Street

On Friday the 23rd of October Ms Purcells 3rd year students organised a bake sale in aid of Temple Street childrens hospital. Over €600 was raised on the day. A big thank you to Ms Purcell and all the students that helped with the event.

1916 Project in Scariff

Transition year students in Scariff Community College are planting 1,916 daffodil bulbs that will be in full bloom for the countrywide celebrations of the Easter rising of 1916.

The initiative involves getting all the students in the school to plant some of the bulbs, so that every student has a role to play in this sustainable commemoration project. It is envisaged that the Transtion year studnets will study aspects of the 1916 Rising during their History studies class later in the year.

Gurteen Ag College

On Thursday the 1st of October students from 5th year and our LCA class attended an open day at Gurteen Agricultural College in Tipparary. It was a very informative day and the students really enjoyed the experience.

 

TY Kilkenny trip

TY students recently visited Kilkenny castle as part of a Transition Year forum. Exhibitors were on display from all over Ireland. As always they were a credit to our school.

2015 Maurice Godet Award

Sinéad O’Halloran a past pupil of Scariff Community College was awarded the 2015 Maurice Godet Award at the 42nd Leeds-Lyon Symposium on Tribology last week for her paper titled "Modelling of fretting in the pressure armour layer of flexible marine risers". The award is for the best paper by a young scientist.

Leeds-Lyon Symposium website

Rás 2015 comes to Scariff

The 2015 Rás cycle tour came to East Clare on friday September the 14th. They were cheered on by students from Scariff Community College who gave great encouragement to the cyclists.

Welcome To Scariff CC

All our new 1st years and new students in 5th and 2nd year are settling into life at Scariff Community College. It is great to see so many students coming to school with their hurleys. We look forward to working with you all during your time in Scariff Community College.

Law Education for Schools

Oran Tracey recieved 1st prize for best costume and 3rd prize for best Actor at the Law Education For Schools competition in Tullamore Court House yesterday the 21st of May.

The transition year students put in a great performance in the Alex Smart case and won their case but narrowly lost out on getting into the semi finals.

Barristers on the day were Conor Moloney and James Moloney

Registrar Rory Kelly, Solicitor Ciaran Hickey, witnesses Sinead O Callaghan, Fiona Hayes and Oran Tracey.

Sketch artist Allison Madden, Reporters Emer Kavanagh and Emma Slattery. 

1st Year Camogie champions

Scariff Community College first year girls won the County Camogie B title on Monday the 25th May against Colaiste Muire.

It is a sign of great things to come, looking forward to watching this panel compete for the College over the next few years.

Well done to all involved.

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