Archives for January 2018

St Mel’s win Senior Rugby Cup Semi Final

Well done to the senior rugby team and their coach Steve Coy Jnr on their 19 12 win over Benildus college Stillorgan in the semi final of the Leinster Schools Anne McInerney Senior Development Cup. Both schools have met on many occasions on the GAA field but this was the first meeting with the oval… [Read More]

Aodh Dervin represents Ireland U-19 Soccer team

Congrats to 6th Year student Aodh Dervin who was recently on the Irish U-19 soccer team and he is due to travel to Spain in the coming weeks to play the host nation in a friendly.

All Ireland Winner Johnny Cooper visits our Leaving Certs

Dublins multi All Ireland winner Johnny Cooper visited St Mel’s today to give our Leaving Certs a talk on the various courses available at DCU. Our senior footballers enjoyed meeting the Dublin star.

1st & 2nd Year Basketball teams in Midland League action.

Well done to our basketball teams yesterday on two good performances in their opening league games v Colaiste Choilm Tullamore. The first year team fell behind in the 1st quarter and although they closed the gap well in the 2nd quarter, they were never able to get ahead. They kept the pressure on the visitors… [Read More]

St Mel’s Chess Club take on Colaiste Eoin in Leinster League

The Chess Club had their first outing in the Leinster League at home v Colaiste Eoin, stillorgan on Wednesday. The team that represented the school was Deasun Kelly,Alex Watts, Robert Harrisson, Wafi Ahmed, Cathal Galvin, Joshua McKenna, Ozzie Hackett, Alan Dzaei, and Adam Nolan. This was a great experience for the boys and they gained… [Read More]

Open Night a great success

Well done to all the students who helped out on our Open Night last week. The Prefects, Student Council and the 1st year students helped out with Car Parking, subject demonstrations and school tours. Well done also to 1st year Kieran McMorrow and 6th year Dylan Smith for their presentations on the night .Thanks also… [Read More]

Cycle Against Suicide Conference-TYs trip to the 3 Arena

The TY class of 2017/18 travelled to the 3 Arena on Thursday last to attend the Cycle Against Suicide Student Leaders Conference. In total over 7,000 students attended the event and our students enjoyed the many speakers and performers on the day. Thanks to Fr Joe,Miss Concar and Miss Cheevers for giving up their time… [Read More]

Cycle Against Suicide Conference in the O2 on Thursday

The TY students are off to the O2 on Thursday for the Cycle Against Suicide Annual Conference. St Mel’s College is an Ambassador School for Cycle Against Suicide.

5th & 6th Year Physics Students visit Maynooth University

The 5th & 6th Year Physics classes visited the Physics Department of Maynooth University today with their teachers Mrs Quinn and Mr Collins. The students got a good insight into the world of Physics and enjoyed their day.

Open Evening for 6th class Students & Parents-Tuesday 16th January 2018

The Open Evening for 6th class boys and Parents will take place on Tuesday Jan 16th starting at 7pm. It will be an opportunity to meet the teaching staff, view the facilities ,chat with our present pupils and also meet past pupils. Enrolment will take place on the night and the students Birth Certificates will… [Read More]

Science class-1st years create a Model of The Cell

1st Year students Ciaran McNally and Darragh Carberry create a model of “The Cell” for Mr Enrights Science class.

TY Alpha Course

The TY Group have been taking part in the TY Alpha Spirituality Course which was run by Alpha and parish volunteers from St Mel’s Cathedral. The school wish to thank Alpha and the volunteers for all the work they have put in over the past few weeks. The students have enjoyed the course and they… [Read More]

1st Year Basketball League-40 students sign up

The 1st Year basketball League being organised by PME students Mr Graham Feeney and Miss Raechel Cheevers has attracted 40 students to take part. In total there will be 8 teams of 5 students and each team will play 3 games with the top two teams from each group competing in the semi finals.The league… [Read More]

Online Enrolment for Evening Study

A new term is now enroling for evening study