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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.

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.

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