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Congratulations to this years Transition Year students who had their Graduation Cermony on Monday 28th. During the cermony Patrick Coneran and Kate McGann were awarded the students of the year awards. 

The Graduation Mass for the Leaving Cert Class 2018 was held in the Sports-hall on Thurs 24th. On a wonderful sunny evening a great crowd of parents, family, friends, staff and students attended the ceremony. The mass was celebrated by Fr. Mooney with a few words from Principal, Mr. Duignan, Year-head, Ms. O'Neill and Valedictorian, David Madden. Congratulations to all the students and we wish you well with the Leaving Cert exams and your lives after your journey in G.C.S. Please click here to view all the photos from the evening.

Congratulations to all students who received awards at the Student Awards Ceremony held in the Sports hall on Wed 23rd. It is great to see all aspects of school life being rewardedFor all the full list and pictures of those who won awards, please click here.

Transition Year Classes 2016-2018 from Glenamaddy C.S. recently made a donation to The Sunshine Class in Creggs N.S.  They completed various fundraising activities throughout the two years. In the photos are Cathal Moran, Kate McGann, John Croghan, Eimear Collins, John Duignan along with their Enterprise teacher Margaret Griffin making the presentation to the students, Principal Gerard Dowd and staff of Creggs N.S. (Click on images to view)

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'Music for a Summer's Evening', an evening of music and song brought to you by the staff and students of Glenamaddy Community School will take place on Thursday evening, the 17th of May at 7pm in the School G.P. Area.  Tickets on the door are €5 for adults and €3 for students and children.  There will also be a raffle and refreshments on the night.  All are welcome.  

Celebrating Poetry Day In Ireland
A First Year poetry recitation was held recently to celebrate Poetry Day Ireland. All students had to recite their favourite poem and prize winners on the day were Katie Raftery, Aoibhe Brennan and Jenna Marville.

 Deirdre Croghan pictured here receiving her poetry aloud certificate. 

Transition Year Students entered the RTÉ All Ireland Schools Playwright Competition 2018. The students were required to write a one act play on the theme of “Volunteer”.  Twenty- three plays were shortlisted from a total entry of 231 scripts (124 boys and 107 girls) and three students from GCS were in this selection.

Gerard Heneghan was one of sixteen students who was highly commended for his submission entitled, “The Dream that Ryanair postponed”. Kate McGann and Laura Swift made the shortlist for the top seven award winning scripts. Kate wrote a play called “”1 in 200,000” and Laura entered a script called “Tír Lídre agus Dhaithe”. The final placement order was revealed at an awards ceremony and presentation on May 1, in the Dean Crowe Theatre in Athlone.

Laura Swift was awarded a drama scholarship for a week in The King’s Hospital in Dublin in July and received the sixth- place prize for her script. Kate McGann took home the fifth-place award on the day. Gerard Heneghan also received a prize for his play which was highly commended.

RTÉ All Ireland Schools Playwright Competition 2018

Transition Year Students entered the RTÉ All Ireland Schools Playwright Competition 2018. The students were required to write a one act play on the theme of “Volunteer”.  Twenty- three plays were shortlisted from a total entry of 231 scripts (124 boys and 107 girls) and three students from GCS were in this selection.

Gerard Heneghan was one of sixteen students who was highly commended for his submission entitled, “The Dream that Ryanair postponed”. Kate McGann and Laura Swift made the shortlist for the top seven award winning scripts. Kate wrote a play called “”1 in 200,000” and Laura entered a script called “Tír Lídre agus Dhaithe”. The final placement order was revealed at an awards ceremony and presentation on May 1, in the Dean Crowe Theatre in Athlone.

Laura Swift was awarded a drama scholarship for a week in The King’s Hospital in Dublin in July and received the sixth- place prize for her script. Kate McGann took home the fifth-place award on the day. Gerard Heneghan also received a prize for his play which was highly commended.

Well done to all students who took part in the O’Connor-Power Debating Competition in St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam last week. Great preparation was put in by all involved. Tara Brady and John Duignan did the school proud with their performances and the icing on the cake was John taking home the award for ‘Best Speaker’. For more pictures from the event please click here.
 

Our school was awarded the WorldWise Global School’s Passport Award for our emerging engagement in Development Education.

Pictured here are Oisin Gilligan, Corin Tevenan, Claire Comer and Saoirse Higgins collecting the award at the WorldWise annual conference.  

 

Our school was awarded the WorldWise Global School’s Passport Award for our emerging engagement in Development Education.

Pictured here are Oisin Gilligan, Corin Tevenan, Claire Comer and Saoirse Higgins collecting the award at the WorldWise annual conference. 

 

 

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