Young Voices of Wexford Concert – report by Ms. Walton
Three Leaving Certificate Music students from the school will be taking part in a concert on 24 January in the County Hall called the Young Voices of Wexford .
This concert has been organised by a local committee to showcase the vocal talent in the Secondary Schools in Wexford.
The following students will be representing Loreto :
Master of Ceremonies on the night will be the Mayor, Mr. Tony Dempsey.
As part of her Home Economics project, 6th year student Bridget Cowman had to prepare a full breakfast. Working with Ms. Griffin, she prepared a delicious meal consisting of toast, scrambled eggs, porridge and fresh orange juice. Mr. Mc Ginnity (Deputy Principal) was very impressed with both the food and the table layout. Well done Bridget.
Green School – report by Ms. Culleton
16th January: An An Taisce representative will be in the school to do a ‘Walk-ability Audit’ around the local area to assess the safety of students who walk to school. There will be approximately 12 students from the committee helping with this.
Online surveys: On Monday and Tuesday of this week students came to the Multimedia Laboratory to complete an anonymous online survey about their current mode of transport to school.
The Students’ Council continues to be very active in the school.
In the course of the next three weeks members will be helping to organise a Subject Choice Fair for 4th year students, will be helping with Mary Ward week and will be promoting LGBT awareness through a range of activities.
Minutes of their meetings are available under the Students’ section of the website.
Request from the Parents’ Council
As part of the ongoing review and reform of the Irish Education System, the Minister for Education and Skills is seeking the opinions of parents on the issue of Exemption from the Study of Irish and has asked National Parents Council (post-primary) to make a submission to his department.
We strongly encourage all parents to take the time to participate in this revision of how exemptions are both applied for and decided upon.
We would appreciate a few minutes of your time to assist us with this and ask that you complete two short tasks:
- Please send us your thoughts, concerns and ideas on this matter, by email, to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We can then consider these when preparing the NPCPP submission.
- As part of the consultation the department has prepared a short survey to enable all concerned to express their opinion on this subject. Please click here to access DES survey.
Further information on the current and proposed application process can be found here along with research on the issue.
Your voice is important and we value your opinion.
Please take a little time to respond before next Monday, 14 January.
Timetables for next month’s Mock Examinations and the State Examinations in June have been placed on the school website.