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Holy Island trip

Transition Year Pilgrimage to Holy Island

On the 4th of October the transition year class went for a pilgrimage to Holy Island with Fr.Donagh O’Meara, Mrs Condren Ger Madden and Patricia Long.  When we arrived local historian Ger Madden brought us out to Holy Island on his boat.

When we got to the island we blessed ourselves with holy water and said a short prayer which was the first of five the idea of the trip was to stop at significant parts of the island and say different prayers .

holy island

O Connors bakery LCVP

On the 14th of October 2013, the 5th year students from Scariff Community College completing their Leaving certificate vocational program (LCVP) students visited O' Connors Bakery. It was a very informative and enjoyable day out.

They were given a tour of the bakery and sampled their products in the staff canteen afterwards.

 

 

 

Orienteering 2013

On the 17th of September Scariff Community College went on an orienteering trip in to Doneraile, Co. Cork.  The trip was for all students interested in learning about orienteering. Thirty four students from 1st to 5th year took part and we all enjoyed the day thoroughly. We learned the basics of map reading, identifying features on the map.

Scariff student wins Camogie all Ireland medal

Scariff-Ogonnelloe’s All Ireland Glory

Scariff Community College are very proud of Rachel Moloney one of our students who recently won an all ireland camogie medal in the 7 a side competition.

Transition Year trip to Derg Isle

We were greeted by the staff who had tea, coffee and brown bread waiting for us upon arrival. We were then split in two even groups where we all gave our input in what we would like to achieve out of this year. We came up with 13 attributes which we will work towards in the coming year (Communication, Experience, Concentration, Commitment, Hard-working, Maturity, Teamwork, Obedience, Fun, Respect, Confidence, Assertiveness and Discipline).

College Jersey Day

On the 6th of September 2013 the students in Scariff Community College organised a jersey day to show their support for the Senior hurlers.

In total 247 students attended wearing the county colours. We are hoping that this splash of colour will give our Senior men the edge for the All Ireland Final on Sunday against Cork.

Up the Banner, from all at Scariff Community College.

Alice Retains National Title

Alice Akers TY Student from Scariff Community College was awarded Gold when she won the Intermediate Hammer in the Aviva All - Ireland Schools Track and Field on Saturday last in Tullamore. Her throw of 45.7 metres was just 2cm off her older sister Rachel's 2001 record. Well done Alice we are all so proud of you.

Summer Drama At SCC

Teachers give students footballing lesson -SCC Teachers 9 – 1 SCC Students

 The teachers of Scariff Community College defeated their student counterparts in the end of year football challenge last Friday. Played in front of a capacity crowd in the school hall, the teacher quartet of Acting Principal Mr Brian Crossan, Mr Seán McNamara, Mr Seán O’Brien and Mr Colm Madden proved too good for the Leaving Cert side comprised of James and Finbar Kiely, Eoin Patterson, Eanna Doyle, Cathal Madden and Jack O’Brien.

First Year County Clare Camogie Champions

Ciara Doyle and Amy Barrett Captains of Victorious First Year Team

Camogie success - Junior County Champions

Today marked yet another victory for Camogie in Scariff Community College. The school's junior team were crowned Co Champions after beating Scoil Mhuire Ennistymon on a score of 2-6 to 2-4. Joint Captains Roisin Mc Namara and Kelli Nugent were awarded the winning trophy on behalf of the school.

Clare County Champions

Scariff Community College were crowned Clare Senior B Camogie Champions today after a 4-7 to 2-5 victory over Scoil Mhuire Ennistymon. Congratulations to all the girls and Ms Kennealley and Ms Lynch for their great work with the team.

Scariff Community College Senior County Champions

TY's launch School Magazine Anoir 2013

Today the GP area was a hive of activity when Transition Year Students helped by DJ Alan Tubridy launched the annual school magazine. The TY class aided by Ms Stewart and Mr Madden have been working on the magazine all year and today's launch was a fitting reward for their work on an excellent production. The school magazine features articles recording the year in Scariff Community College. "'Anoir'' will a be on sale locally priced at 5 Euro  in Rodgers Centra, Nilands Gala, Treacys, Banes Gift Shop and in the local library in Scariff From Friday the 10th of May

Talent Competition 2013

Scariff Community College held its annual Talent Competition on Thursday May 2 in the School Hall. From early morning Ms Glass Music Teacher was busy co-ordinating a team of stage hands and performers preparing for that afternoon’s show. School Care taker Alan Tubridy along with Gearoid Devanney and Leaving Certificate Student Daniel Levie took command of sound.

Goethe Institut - TY German

Viel Gluck to our Transition Year German students who are travelling to Cork on Saturday to take the  "Fit in Deutsch I " exam. This is an externally accredited exam run by the Goethe Institut.

Thank you  to Ms Purcell German Teacher for all her hard work.

Scariff Community College Website Launch

Scariff Community College's Website was officially launched this week by Mr Brendan Bugler past pupil and 2012 GAA Hurling All star. Pictured with Brendan are Mr Pat Hayes Chairman BOM, Mr Brian Crossan Acting Principal and Ms Darina Sheridan Acting Deputy Principal

Brendan Bugler returns to visit his Alma Mater

Brendan Bugler was officially honoured by Scariff Community College this week for his award of a Hurling All Star in the 2012 Awards.

Brendan Bugler is welcomed back to Scarriff Community College by senior hurlers Eoin Quirke and Cathal Madden

Geographical Investigation 2013

Geographical Investigation at Bishop’s Quarter Beach

Summer Term Begins

Summer Term begins today for staff and students at Scariff Community College.

Scariff Students success in Co Clare Student Enterprise Awards

Students from Scariff Community College under the guidance of Teachers Ms Dearbhla Hassett and Mr Sean Mc Namara took part in Co Clare Enterprise Board Student Awards recently. A total of 325 students participated in 84 projects from across the County. Participation in the awards programme is a great learning opportunity for students as they gain invaluable on the ground experience outside of the conventional classroom environment. Students from Scariff have been busy in recent months establishing mini-companies.

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