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Croagh Patrick 2015

20 Transition year students and teachers from Scariff Community College climbed Croagh Patrick yesterday the 17th May in aid of breast cancer research.

The event was organised locally in Clare and attracted up to 300 people raising €15,000 in the process.

Talent show 2015

Scariff Community College Talent show 2015 was held on Thursday the 14th of May. 16 amazing acts performed on the day to the delight of the audience.

Celebrity Judges Fr Donnagh O Meara, Gearoid Devanney and Sarah Mc Tiernan had a very difficult job to decide the winners. Sarah Mc Tiernan a past pupil who recently finished 3rd in The Voice of Ireland treated us to a performance of her own.

Aviva National Fitness Challenge

Aviva Health's Schools fitness challenge 2015 is a national fitness initiative and is designed to assess fitness levels among irish students.

Scariff Community College recieved the prize for the most improved school in ireland. 

This was from an entry of over 200 schools nationally.

On Wednesday the 15th of April 30 students from Scariff CC  travelled with their teachers to the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to collect a  €1000 cash prise to put towards sports equipment. It is a fantastic achievement and great credit needs to go to our PE teachers.

TY Achill trip

The Transition year students spent 3 days in Achill as part of their Gaisce Award. Activities included snorkelling, surfing, hiking, dancing and having fun.

 

Junior County Camogie Champions

An excellent campaign resulted in the Junior Camogie team at Scariff Community College retaining their county title.

Munster Orienteering

 

Schools' Orienteering

A group of students participated in the Munster Orienteering Championships in Doneraile, Co. Cork in March. There were wins in a number of categories;

In the 3rd year boys' category, Joseph Moloney placed 1st, Oisin Kilkenny placed 2nd and the 3rd year boys' team  won 1st place overall.

The 2nd/3rd year girls' team and the 1st year boys' team both placed 3rd in their respective categories.

Under 15 Munster hurling Champions

Scariff Community College awere crowned under 15 Munster hurling champions on the 27th of March after a pulsating Fianl against Ennistymon CBS. CBS scored a goal with the last puck of the game to send the game into extra time, but Scariff uped the tempo in extra time to win by 2 points.

We had great performance all around the field on the day and during the tournament. Well done to all involved.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Transition year students organised a seriers of events for our first year students as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge. It was a very well organised afternoon and great fun for all involved. Three centres were set up with Bingo in Ms O Sheas room, Damhsa in the college hall and Tracth na gCeist (quiz) in Ms Sheridans room. Well done to all envolved. Go raibh maith agaibh.

Gaisce Awards

Congratulations to the students who were presented with their Gaisce Bronze award on Thursday the 12th of February by Stephen Peers the Regional officer for Gaisce.

Well done to Rachel Allen, Rachel Minogue, Caitriona Keehan, Sophia Levie, Kieran Jones, Sadbh Minogue and Sean Mc Cormack.

 

Munster Athletics

Our Junior Girls team qualified to represent Clare in the Munster cross country event held in Cork yesterday the 12th of February.

The girls came in a very respectible 8th plcae in Munster. Well done and keep up the good work.

County Champions

Our first year boys recently won the 1st year schools soccer championship. It was an enjojable tournament and they went on to represent us in Munster. Thank you to Mr Deegan for training the team.

Sarah Mc Tiernan

We are very proud of Sarah Mc Tiernan a past pupil of Scariff Community College who recently qualified for the live rounds of the Voice of Ireland.

Sarah performed for the students in the college and gave a motivational speech to her audience. Please support Sarah by voting for her in the competition.

She is an inspiration for the young students in our college and a great role model to have.

Best of luck in the Live rounds.

 

County Handball Champions

On January 24th in Clarecastle the County Schools finals in Handball were held. We are very proud of all the students from Scariff Community College that represented the college.

A large number of our students are now County Champions and will go on to represent us in the Munster Finals.

Representing Scariff CC in the Munster Finals will be Conor Downes first year singles. Seanie Doyle/Mark Rogers first year doubles. Cathal Doyle/Cian Minogue Junior Doubles. Shauna Doyle/Ann Marie Gillespie first year girls doubles.

We wish them all the best in the next round.

Clare Badminton Competition

On the 14th of January Scariff Community College hosted the County badminton school competition in our College hall. It was busy day in the hall with very keenly contested matches.

Our junior Boys beat St Annes Killaloe in the final and will go on to represent Co Clare in the Munster Championship. Best of luck in the next round.

1st Year Hurling

Scariff Community College 1st year hurlers had a real battle of a match against Ennistymon CBS on Tuesday the 13th of January. The match was played in very cold and windy conditions in Lahinch.

Camogie 7 a side

Niamh Quirke and Sinead O Callaghan are pictured at the Clare Camogie awards recieving a trophy on behalf of the Scariff Community Colege Junior camogie team that recently won the All Ireland 7 a side competition. A great achievement and a great group of players. Well done to all involved. The event was held in the West County hotel during the christmas holidays.

 

Galway trip

On Thursday the 4th of December the Transition year students and the Leaving Certificate applied students visited Galway for christmas fun.

The TY group went to see 'Sive' the play in the blackbox theatre followed by a trip to the ice skating rink.

LCA class had a day at ice skating and a cultural tour of the city.

 

Christmas Concert

Scariff community college will have its annual christmas concert this friday the 19th of December at 2.00 pm in the GP area.

We are all really looking forward to listening to the school choir and all our talented students performing.

It will be a blend of Trad, Chrismas carols and individual performers.

TY Gaeltacht trip

Transition year students recently attended a weekend Gaeltacht course in Colaiste Sheosaimh, Carna, Conamara. They attended classes, participated in sporting activities and danced at the ceili.Pictured here are Amy Solon and Oran Treacy, winners of two quarter scholarships for the Summer Gaeltacht course.The students were a credit to their families and to the school. Maith sibh go léir. 

Cafe LCA

The Leaving Certificate Applied class served up a wonderful Irish breakfast as part of their Customer service module. Teachers were invited to the sitting and were expertly served and fussed over by the students.

Staff and students sat down for a meal together and were even treated to a sing song. Thank you to Ms Purcell and the LCA studnets for all the hard work.

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