Archives for March 2017

School Notes – 30th March 2017

TY Trip Mr Garvey and Ms Dempsey brought the transition years to Dublin last week. Before they had a shopping “fix” in Liffey Valley they went to the Real Bodies Exhibition in the old Ambassador cinema. This exhibition is not for the faint hearted or squeamish as the exhibition explores life by displaying real, 14… [Read More]

School Notes – 23rd March 2017

St. Mel’s Notes March 23rd  Leaving Cert Orals French, German and Irish orals take place in the weeks leading up to the Easter holidays. Teachers are busy with mock orals this week. Students are reminded to let their teacher know if they cannot attend their mock oral so it can be rescheduled.  Book Launch Invitation… [Read More]

School Notes – 16th March 2017

Basketball News Hard luck to our 1st Year and 2nd Year basketball teams whose league campaigns both came to an end at the semi-final stage this week. On Wednesday the 2nd Years travelled to Tullamore to take on the winners of last year’s competition Colaiste Choilm. Having lost already this year to this opposition, St… [Read More]

School Notes – 9th March 2017

Date for the Diary! The 150th Anniversary ‘Selected Memories of St Mel’s College ‘ by Denis Glennon will be launched in the College on Friday April 7th at 7-30pm. Jamie Oliver eat your heart out!  Thanks to Ms. Noone who is doing a module of nutrition and cookery with the transition years. There have been… [Read More]

School Notes – 2nd March 2017

Basketball News! Hard luck to our basketball teams who were unable to overcome the Strong Colaiste Iosagain teams in the Midland schools A basketball league last Wednesday. While the 1st Years recovered well from a big 1st quarter deficit, in the end the gap proved too big to close and they lost out by 7… [Read More]