Valentine's Day in the Science Lab

Valentine's Day in the Science Lab.Valentines Day

On Friday,February 14th February first year science students were treated to a heart
dissection class to mark St. Valentine's Day! The dissection was demonstrated
by four Transition Year students, Conor McCarthy, Oisin Fitzsimons, Alex
Pollock and Faye Whelan, who are currently on work experience as Laboratory
Technicians with Ms Olive Fitzsimons.

Ger Crowley bronze at Irish Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to Ger Crowley who won bronze medal at the Irish Chemistry Olympiad in DCU. This is yet another great science achievement for Ger.  Well done to Ger and all his teachers.

Irish Chemistry Olympiad

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On Saturday next, February 15th, sixth year chemistry students Ger Crowley (left))and Ehren Dixon (right))will represent St. Augustine's College at The Irish Chemistry Olympiad. This is a competition for Irish students in the final year of second level education and is held annually in Dublin City University (DCU). Students from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland take part in the competition. A panel will be selected, and after further competition the two top students from NI and RoI will form the Irish International Chemistry Olympiad Team and represent Ireland at the IChO in Hanoi, Vietnam, in July. We wish Ger and Ehren the very best of luck next Saturday!

 

                       

 

 

Cyber Bullying Workshop

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Cyber Bullying Workshop

Principal Ms Ailbhe Ní Neachtain and Dr Maureen Griffin pictured with a group of 5th year students at the Cyber Bullying information day, February 4th 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supervised study during mid-term break.

Supervised study will be available in the school during the mid-term break. The study will be available daily from 9am to 4pm from Monday 17th February to Friday 21st February 2014. Cost €50, paid in advance. If interested, please contact the study co-ordinator Ms. Nollaig Sheehan. Booking forms are available from Ms. Nollaig Sheehan and the office. Completed booking forms and payment must be in by Wednesday 12th February 2014, if you wish to secure a place in study.

Staff Retirements

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Staff Retirement Function

Three members of the teaching staff of St Augustine’s College retired in 2013. A function was held in The Park Hotel to bid farewell to Mrs Jean Walsh, Mr Ger Roche and Mr Don Mulcahy. Principal Ailbhe Ní Neachtain thanked Jean, Ger and Don for their hard work and commitment to The Friary over the years and wished all three a long and happy retirement.

Pictured: Ms Ailbhe Ní Neachtain (principal),Mr Ger Roche, Fr Gerry Horan OSA, Mrs Jean Walsh and Mr Jim Power(deputy principal)

Waterford Soroptimists Girls’ Public Speaking

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Pictured above at the Waterford Soroptimists Girls' Public Speaking
Competition held in Lawlor's Hotel, Dungarvan recently are; front from left: Mary Duggan,
(Vice President, Dungarvan Soroptimists), Clodagh Beresford Dunne, (Lead
Adjudicator,) Carmel Keith,(President, Dungarvan Soroptimists), Anne Higgins, (Local
Convenor,) Gemma Meehan and Angela Conway, (Dungarvan Soroptimists)

Friary girls include Aisling Moloney (centre, third from right) and Julie Sheehan (back row extreme right)

 

Information Evening for Parents

 

Information evening, Monday, 10th February 2014

 

5th year Subject Choices 2014/15 and Transition Year 2014/15 Option

 

All parents/guardians of students entering 5th year or Transition Year in September 2014 are invited to attend an information evening which will take place on Monday, 10th February 2014 at 7:00pm in the study hall.

 

Agenda:

 

  • 7:00pm          A presentation on Transition Year for 2014/15

 

  • 7:40pm         An introduction to the Leaving Certificate, the subject choices on offer at St Augustine’s for the academic year 2014/15 and the entry requirements for Third Level colleges.

 

There will be an opportunity for questions from the floor at the end of the presentation. The meeting will close around 8.30pm.

 

St Brigid's Day

 

 

St. Bridgets day

Pictured with teacher Ms McGann is a group of Friary students weaving St Brigid's Day crosses to celebrate the traditional Irish craft in honour of St Brigid on her feastday.

 

Student Council 2013/2014

Student Council

The following students were elected to St Augustine's College Student Council following recent elections.

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Curriculum

We offer a broad curriculum enabling students to reach their academic potential, develop life-long learning skills and achieve their goals in the ultimate Leaving Certificate Examinations.
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Guidance

In St. Augustine's College, We offer a comprehensive guidance service to students from 1st to 6th year.
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Location

St. Augustine's College is located in Abbeyside, Dungarvan Co. Waterford, just 2.5km (5 mins by car) from Dungarvan Town Centre.
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Payments

We are now able to accept payments via credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Laser) for items such as exam fees and after school study.
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Useful Links

Edmodo
Allows teachers to connect and collaborate with students, parents, and each other.

Teacher ePortal
A resource for teachers, it is only available within the college network.

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