Meán Scoil Mhuire, Longford

School news Oct 10th

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Senior Football Debut!

Well done to our senior ladies football team today who played Our Lady’s Bower Athlone, in Longford Slashers. Both teams fought hard from the throw-in, with some excellent displays of football from Mean Scoil Mhuire. It ended in a draw. We look forward to our next game against Ballymahon on Monday 23rd.

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TY Music Trip

On Wednesday October 11th, Transition Years, accompanied by Ms White and Ms Boyd attended a day of workshops in The Irish Institute for Music and Song, in Balbriggan. The students learned about Irish Music, how to play the bodhrán and African drums and how to record and produce their own records. They also completed a Barber Shop singing workshop followed by a wonderful lunch provided by the The LaLa Restaurant and Café. They concluded their day with a pit-shop for some shopping in Liffey Valley Shopping Centre. Thank you to Ms Boyd and Ms White for organising such a wonderful and memorable day.

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Junior Football

Well done to our Junior Ladies football team who fought valiantly to earn a well-deserved draw against a very strong team from Saint Joseph’s, Rochfortbridge. The students played some excellent football. Their next fixture is against Ballymahon on Monday, October 23rd.

Equestrian

Congratulations to our Open Team of Jean Kenny, Amy Finnegan, Laura Finnegan and Olivia Johnston who came 4th in a very tight Open Team Competition in Mullingar Equestrian Centre last Sunday. We hear the girls were very courageous in their efforts and did us all very proud. Well done to Laura Finnegan, Jasmine Rayan, Ciara McKeon, Aideen Quinn, Aoibhinn O'Brien, Darcey Brady and Emily Quinn on representing Meán Scoil Mhuire so well in the Novice Team Competitions. It was great to see new members Darcey and Ciara compete and we look forward to seeing you all in action again.

Lotto Fundraising Initiative

We are counting down the days to the launch of our new school fundraising initiative. The Meán Scoil Mhuire School Lotto will launch on October 26th with the first draw. Signing up is easy. There are links on our social media pages and website. All funds raised will go directly to supporting improvements to the school’s facilities and educational resources. The opening night prize is €500. One line costs €2.50 and three lines cost €5.00.

Student Council ISSU Training

Our Student Council took part in Level 4 ISSU online training on the 10th of October. In Meán Scoil Mhuire we are committed to empowering student voice by engaging in training that promotes student leadership! Thank you to all students who attended and to Ms McCaffrey for all her hard-work supporting the work of the student council.

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Maynooth University Talk

Our Fifth Year students were delighted to attend a motivational talk from Kaye Mitchell of Maynooth University, on October 3rd. Kaye, then spoke to our Sixth Year students and informed them of the numerous courses on offer in Maynooth. Both talks were informative, interesting and engaging. Our Fifth Year students left the talk with a sense of purpose and focus for the two years ahead, while the Sixth Year students benefitted from learning of the various options and opportunities that undergraduate study in Maynooth University can offer. Thank you to Ms Ross for organising the talk.

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