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All Ireland 7's Champions

Congratulations to the new All Ireland champions.

We are very proud of our under 161/2 Camogie All Ireland champions. The girls won the title at the weekend beating a team from Thomastown, Kilkenny in the final. Thank you  to Ms Lynch and Ms Kenneally for all the work put into training and organising the Camogie in the school.

Scariff Community College Under 16 1/2 Camogie team qualified for the All Ireland 7 a side tournament after attended a blitz in Mallow last week and won all 6 games beating Rathkeale in the final to book their place in the All Ireland. 

Green Schools

The green school committe at Scariff Community College are excited to start on thier Travel Flag as part of their green schools work with An Taisce.

Roisin Garvey (An Taisce) visited the school to do a presentation on Travel to the students. We were all motivated after the visit.

The students are holding 13 balloons in the photo which represents the amount of emmisions form a car in 1KM.

Trad for Trocaire

Martin Hayes joins Scarriff Students in Trad for Trocaire.  Scarriff Community College came alive to the sounds of Traditional Music on Tuesday lunchtime last when the First Trad for Trocaire Session was held in the College. Ms Glass  joined by almost 50 college musicians and dancers were joined by renowned East Clare Musicians Martin Hayes, Andrew Mc Namara and Terence O Reilly. The concept, Trad for Trocaire  was  introduced by Trocaire some years back and involves raising vital funds for Trocaire through the hosting of a Traditional Music Session.

Grease The Musical

Scariff Community College present Grease the Musical on Thursday the 13th,Friday the 14th and Saturday the 15th of November in Scariff Community College Hall.

Doors open at 7.15pm Curtain at 8.00pm.  Tickets will be on sale at Rogers' Centra and in Nilands 24/7, also from the school.

Family tickets available from the box office on the night.

Tickets are €15 for Adult/€10 for student/Child

Come along and enjoy the show.

TY visit Derg Isle

Transition year students enjoyed a fabulous overnight stay in Derg Isle recently. They participated in two full days of exciting activities that helped them to work at improving life skills such as trust, initiative, communication and teambuilding. They enjoyed a lovely barbeque dinner on the first night and entertainment around the campfire was provided by Caimin Doyle & Conor Maloney.They very much enjoyed their overnight stay in the tents, overlooking the native woodland. The students were accompanied by Ms. O' Shea, Ms. Sheridan & Mr. Conlon.

Homourfit

On Tuesday the 16th of September 2014, Homourfit Theatre company visited Scariff Community College.

The Junior cycle student were entertained by a performance on Bullying including a talk on Cyber bullying in the production of  'The Mighty Bully Brady'

The Senior students performance centered on mental health in a play entitled 'The value of Life'

It was a very educational day with the delivery of key information and support through the medium of drama.

Grease The Musical

Grease the Musical is coming back to Scariff Community College. It is 20 years since the musical was first put on in the school hall. We are really looking forward to a fantastic production. The shows will be on in Novenber with three dates set for th 6th, 7th and 8th.

Tim Landers has been appointed as the Director and casting will take place in the school on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of September.

Sports Day

Sports day was held in Scariff Community College on May the 29th for all the students and staff. We were blessed with the weather and a great day was had by all.

Team and individual events were coordinated in 4 areas of the College Sports Hall, Pitch,Basketball courts and the running track.

Junior County Champions

Congratulations to our Junior Camogie panel who recently became County champions to go with the Munster title that they won earlier in the year. 

County A champions

Scariff Community College are the first year County A camogie champions for 2014 after a fantastic win over Tulla on friday the 16th of May. We are very proud of the girls and look forward to following their progress during their time in school. 

Davy Fitz's Visit

Davy Fitzgerald manager of the Clare Senior hurling team visited Scariff Community College today to a very warm reception. He entralled the students and the staff for over an hour with storys of his experience of life. Davy discussed his experience of being  Bullied at school, Life skills, Setting goals and his general outlook on life.

We look forward to following the team this year and the years ahead.

North Munster Track and Field

The North Munster track & field championships were held over two days in May, the first in Castleisland on the 8th and the second in the University of Limerick on the 10th.  Alice Akers once again dominated the throwing events by winning the senior Hammer, Discus and Javelin events in impressive style. Alice will go on to represent Scariff CC at the Munster championships in Cork IT on 17th May with the intention of qualifying for the Irish Schools comp in early June.

County A finalist

Our first year boys hurling team qualified for the county A final  beating Rice College today on a scoreline of 1-15 to 2-3.

It was an excellent display of hurling. The final is on next wednesday the 7th of May against Tulla our neighbours.

Well done to all involved.

Eco Unesco Finalists

Congratulations to the TY group who have qualified for the Finals of Eco Unesco 'Young environmentalist awards 2014'.

The Biodeversity project entitled 'Barn Owls' was selected to go forward to the regional finals in Claregalway in March and has now qualified for the All Ireland final stage of the competition in the Mansion House on Tuesday the 20th of May. A video diary, powerpoint presentation, poster campaign, Facebook page and school visits were incorperated into the project. The group also produced 6 Owl boxes which are to be erected in the East Clare area.

 

Duncan Stewart Visits SCC

The students and staff of Scariff Community College were very excited to meet Duncan Stewart presenter of Eco Eye on RTE today for a presentation and discussion on the environment. He really entertained the students with an extremely interesting discussion which touched on a number of environmental areas including diversifiying from Oil and fossil fuels to becoming more locally sufficient. He spent a number of hours in the school meeting the students and talking to the Green school committee.

Senior Munster Camogie Champions

Scariff Community College Senior camogie team captured the Munster title on thursday the 20th of March in an exciting game at Whitegate GAA pitch. A large group of supporters attended and were rewarded with a great display of skillful hurling. Pictured are joint captains Orla Burke and Cliona O Brien accepting the cup on behalf of the team. Congratulations to the team, management team and all involved. A very sucessful year for Camogie at Scariff Community College.

Gaisce Burren Trip

The Transition year students completed a two day adventure journey in the Burren on the 21st and 22nd of March as part of their Gaisce Bronze award. The students climbed Mullaghmore, visited Fr Teds house for the Tea and walked the green road back to the Clare rock hostel on the friday night. On the Saturday we hiked up Meggagh hill to Caherconnell Ring fort and Poulnabrone Dolmen. It was a fun two days with the students hiking 30km in total.

Camogie Junior Munster Champions

Congratualtions to our Junior Comogie team who recently won the Munster title in a fantastic final played against Castletroy College.

A large crowd attended the match at Whitegate GAA pitch and were entertained with a very exciting and skillful Match.

It was a very close game for the first 20 minutes but Scariff started to dominate late in the first half.

Well done to all involved.  We are now looking forward to the Senior Munster fianl on the 20th March.

Buddy group

Our Transition year students are linking up with our first years as past of a buddy system put in place this year at Scariff Community College.

The students are pictured in the woodwork room having a make and do session as part of the Buddy Syatem.

It is proving to be very sucesssful and the students are enjoying the activities.

 

Games Room

 

Board Games in library

This year the TY students, along with the help of Ms. Purcell and Ms. Condren, set up a games room in the library for Junior Students, but senior students are also very welcome.

As part of doing Gaisce, the President’s Award, the TY students are helping to mentor first year students through a Buddy System. We realised that the board games would be a good way for the younger students to get to know each other.

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