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St Josephs College Newsletter 18th of November

18-November-22
St Josephs College Newsletter 18th of November

Presentation Day: Presentation Sisters and friends of Nano Nagle, all over the world, celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple on the 21st November each year. Our school is a proud Ceist school and on Wednesday we gathered once again as a school community to celebrate the work of Nano Nagle.

Science Week: This week in school we celebrated science week in school , the science department ran various competitions throughout the week including the very popular naming of Mr.Quinns frog who is a new addition to our school community. The student council organised various events for students during the lunchtimes during the week and interesting science facts and jokes were read out over the intercom to celebrate all things science.

Term Exams : Our term exams will take place next week , all information for students can be found on our website and app. We wish them the best of luck.

Stand Up Awareness Week : Belong To’s Stand Up Awareness Week is a time for post-primary schools, youth services, and Youth reach in Ireland to join us and take a stand against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. This week in our school community we took the opportunity to take steps to make spaces safe and supportive for LGBTQ+ young people. Our wonderful student council had an array of posters and infographs spread across the school and on the digimedia, as well as announcements and emails sent out about a queer person/significant moment in queer history each day of the week.
On Friday 18th we will have a non uniform day, each year group will wear a colour of the rainbow flag as a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.

3rd Year Parent Teacher Meeting : Our 3rd Year Parent Teacher Meeting will took place on Thursday the 17thof November. It was great to meet with Parents over zoom to discuss students progression.

Sport: Well done to our Senior Gaelic team and Senior Camogie team who both had impressive wins over the last week. The Camogie team now move into the semi-final stage of the competition with this victory.

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Senior Debating: Our Senior debating team were back in action this week when they faced Deansrath Community College on Tuesday evening. The group performed excellently and we wish them all the best as they await the result.

CAO Parent Talk: A talk with the Guidance department took place on Tuesday the 15th of November. This talk will took place online and it was very informative for the parents and students who attended. Well done to the guidance department for delivering this webinar.

Joey’s Tidy Towns Calendars: Joey’s Tidy Towns students are delighted to have our fundraising calendar on sale once again, in aid of St. Vincent de Paul. Our Green Schools & Tidy Towns students have been very busy capturing many images of local sights, scenes of nature and places of interest in Lucan & surrounding areas. The calendars will be on sale from 1st December from Centra in Lucan and in the school at €10.00 per calendar. Many thanks to our sponsors My Vet & Lucan District Credit Union. Orders can be placed by emailing stjosephslucan@gmail.com.

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Transition Year Musical: Guys & Dolls has certainly arrived in St. Joseph’s College! We are delighted to hear the songs & dialogue on our corridors and observe the scenes of the well-known Broadway Musical in our Sport hall, as we prepare for the return to the stage after a two-year absence! Guys & Dolls will take place from Thursday 1st November – Sunday 4th December 2022, nightly at 8.00pm. This will be our 31st Annual Musical at St. Joseph’s and we would love to see past-pupils, families, neighbours and friends of St. Joseph’s return to the delight of the stage & our performing TY students once again! Tickets can be purchased online with the link to Eventbrite on our website and our social media sites or simply call to the school office! We will have a colourful programme each night, wonderful raffle prizes and guarantee of a brilliant production! Hope to see you then! Keep an eye on our social media sites both Twitter and Instagram to get a sneak peak of the show and to meet the cast.

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