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Garda Information Talk

The school is delighted to host a Garda Information Talk this evening in the school from 8pm.

The topics covered will include:

* Phones/ Social Media Apps

* Drugs and Alcohol

* Community Garda and the law

All parents/ guardians are welcome to attend and the talk will last about 45 minutes.

ATU Information Evening

ATU are hosting an information evening on Thursday, 26th January 2023 from 6pm to 8pm at their Dublin Road campus.

Pre-registration is required and students who are interested in attending can register using the following link:

CAO Registration Deadline

A reminder that the deadline for registering with the CAO online at the reduced rate of €30 is this Friday, 20th January 2023.

The closing date for registrations is the 1st February 2023 but the cost of registration increases to €45 after this Friday.

A reminder, too, that the CAO are hosting on online information session this evening, Tuesday, 17th January 2023 from 6.30pm. The registration link for this event can be found elswhere on this page.

BT Young Scientist Competition

Best of luck to Hanora Brady (Transition Year) who is representing the school in BT Young Scientist Competition this week. 

Her project is called ‘South Gain’ and it is an investigation to determine if south facing windows can reduce energy consumption.  

Christmas Door - Time To Vote!

Calling all students and staff!

It is time to vote for your favourite classroom Christmas door. 

Many of our doors around the school were decorated by staff and students over the past number of weeks. The time has now come for students and teachers to cast their vote and pick their favourite classroom door.

To cast your vote, please click on the link below before 9am on Tuesday, 20th December. Only those with a school email can vote.

Christmas Door Ballot Paper

Christmas Holidays 2022

Carrick-on-Shannon Communtiy School will close for the Christmas holidays at 1.15pm on Wednesday, 21st December 2022. Classes will resume on Thursday, 5th January 2023 at 9am.

The staff have agreed that the next three days can be non-uniform days for the students so there is no requirement to wear our school uniform next week.

Eddie The Elf

For those of you on Instagram, why not search for carrickonshannoncs and follow the exciting adventures of Eddie the Elf. 

Open Night 6pm-8pm

Our Open Night for incoming 1st Years will take place this evening between 6pm and 8pm. This is a change to the time advertised on local media and notified to parnets/ guardians in the packs we delivered to schools last week.

We ask that you only travel to the school if it is safe to do so. 

A reminder too, that if you wish to meet with our SEN Coordinator, Mr. Nyland, you can do so by booking an appointment using the link below:

Weather Warnings

As Met Éireann have indicated that they will continue to issue weather warnings over the coming days, we ask that all members of the school community take care travelling to and from the school over the coming days.

Click on the linik below for the most up-to-date information:

5th Year Work Experience

Our 5th Year students will be going on work experience during the week beginning the 12th December.

There is a certain amount of paperwork to be done prior to attending a work experience placement. 5th Year students are reminded that all documents must be completed and submitted to the class teacher prior to the commencement of their placement.