Category: School News

CBS Presented with One Good School Award

CBS was last week awarded a wall plaque in recognition of its participation in Jigsaw’s ‘One Good School’ initiative which supports the mental health and wellbeing of young people by developing a shared responsibility across the whole school community. Yvonne Lowry of Jigsaw presented Principal Kevin Scollan with a wall plaque highlighting the school’s commitment to the initiative. […]

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Pumpkin Carving

First Years enjoyed a Pumpkin Carving Competition last week to celebrate their first term in the CBS, and to get into the spirit of Halloween. The three First Year classes availed of the fine weather and brought their pumpkins outside to the large outside seating area, where they carved and decorated their pumpkins. Students brought their own pumpkins in and extras were kindly supplied by Fullards. Students got very […]

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Games Club

A Games Club has been set up at lunch time for students to meet and socialise over a number of board and card games. So far, it has proven very popular with First and Second Year students. Many thanks to Mr Ferguson for organising and to teachers and students for helping to organise.  

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Virtual Open Day

The CBS is hosting a Virtual Open Evening on November 3rd at 8pm.  Parents of sixth class students in the catchment area are invited to learn more about our talented and caring teachers, hear from our fantastic students, find out about the wide range of subjects and facilities on offer in the CBS and get a virtual tour of the school building and classrooms. Principal Mr Kevin […]

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Students of the Month

Well done to First Year students Aaron Lawrence, Jake Ferguson and Cormac Fleming who all received an award for First Year Students of the Month for September last week. They were nominated for their contribution to school life and positive attitude towards their school work and all school activities.  

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Cancer Awareness

On Friday the 22nd of October, great guest speaker Martin McHugh came in to talk to Transition Years about his experience of Testicular Cancer and his journey with the disease. Martin McHugh who is a Leitrim native and a former county footballer gave a very honest account of his own experience with cancer and the challenges he had […]

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GAA Future Leaders Coaching and Referee Course

Last Friday TY students from the 4E class participated in a coaching and referee course from Ollie Lennon of Roscommon GAA. They learned a variety of regulations, including the rules of the black yellow and red cards when to give them and when not to; the rule of the mark and the rule of frees and where to stand for them. Students also learned how […]

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Sixth Year Work Experience

Sixth Year students were preparing for the world of work recently, with a three-day work experience session for LCVP students. Work experience provides a great opportunity for students to experience a range of careers and could also help them in choosing their own future career path. We wish to thank all businesses and professionals who have facilitated our students – their support is greatly appreciated.

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First Aid Course

Well done to our TY students who successfully completed an intensive First Aid- CPR/AED training course this week. The day long course which took place in the Abbey included topics such as Cardiac Arrest, Choking, Stroke, Heart Attack; Activation of the emergency service; how to give CPR to an adult and child and infant; Use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED); how to help […]

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Virtual Open Day

The CBS is hosting a Virtual Open Evening on November 3rd at 8pm.  Parents of sixth class students in the catchment area are invited to learn more about our talented and caring teachers, hear from our fantastic students, find out about the wide range of subjects and facilities on offer in the CBS and get a virtual tour of the school building and classrooms. Principal Mr Kevin […]

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