Visit from Kathleen Lynch, TD

Posted on April 27, 2015 Posted under - Post

Kathleen Lynch is Minister of State at the Department of Health with responsibility for Primary Care, Social Care and Mental Health. Students and Staff at Presentation Secondary were delighted when she recently took time out of her busy schedule and addressed the entire school. Her motivating and inspiring words touched the hearts of all as […]

Transition Year students at SciFest

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Five students represented Presentation Secondary School, Mitchelstown in the eight annual SciFest at CIT, on the 17th April. The competition offered the students the opportunity to showcase their scientific expertise, and gain valuable experience by competing against 26 different schools in Cork City and County. The Students presented on their “Blue Skies” project of a […]

PresActiv8 continues

Posted on April 26, 2015 Posted under - Picture, Post

PresActiv8 kick started many weeks ago and due to popular demand, it will continue for the rest of the school year! It is an initiative incorporating fitness, healthy eating and positive mental health. Students begun the program by completing the ‘bleep test’ in their P.E. classes. The test will be repeated at the end of […]

Pres students visit DePuy Synthes

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A group of Transition Year and 5th year science students visited DePuy Synthes on Thursday April 23rd. The students were given a presentation by Jim Mc Grath, head of the Innovation Centre about careers in science and engineering. He also gave the students an insight into the work carried out at DePuy Synthes in Cork. […]

Transition Year Students and Psychslam

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Transition students went to UCC to compete against others schools in describing a topic in psychology in a fun and engaging way. Topics ranged from ‘why do some people love to be scared by horror films’ or ‘Can online friendships be real’ or even ‘does playing video games make you smarter. Emer O Mahony, Megan […]

Vote for Aileen Kent and her amazing short story

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From hundreds of fantastic entries into the Eason Creates Creative Writing Competition, the panel of book experts have shortlisted a small collection of short stories as finalists. Presentation’s Aileen Kent (Second Year Student) is one of these finalists. Her short story, ‘Argon’ can be read here Aileen’s story, Argon The public vote will account for […]

Presentation Students attend CEIST leadership conference

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The inaugural CEIST student leadership conference was held recently in St. Patrick’s college, Dublin. Jade Quirke (Head Girl), Clodagh Hyland and Laura Guerin (Student Council members) represented Presentation Secondary School, Mitchelstown. These girls were chosen to attend as they demonstrate strong leadership qualities within the school. It is students in our schools today that will […]

Parents’ Council Meeting 28 April 2015 – Agenda Items

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The next Parents’ Council Meeting will be this coming Tuesday at 7.30pm in the School’s Music room. The Agenda is as follows: – Minutes of previous meeting and correspondence – Principal’s Report – Treasurer’s Report – Fundraising activity – organisation of fun run for May 7th – Any other business

Show Racism the Red Card

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‘Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by colour’ Ms Lally and the Transition Year students from Presentation Secondary School Mitchelstown worked on the Show Racism the Red Card program researching and learning about Racism, stereotypes, bullying, integration. On completion of their research they wanted to highlight the fact that colour is only […]

National Parents’ Council Annual Spring Education Seminar

Posted on April 14, 2015 Posted under - Notice

Dear Parents, Please see invitation below: The National Parents’ Council post-primary Invites all Parents and Guardians to attend the Annual Spring Education Seminar 10 am – 2pm, Saturday 18th April, 2015 Venues: Clock Tower, Dept. of Education & Skills, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 & The Limerick Strand Hotel Ennis Rd, Limerick City Agenda: Internet Safety […]