Leaving Cert Self Service Portal for State Examinations
Leaving Certificate students should register now for the Candidate Self Service Portal on www.examinations.ie in order to have access to the Leaving Certificate Results, Viewing and Appeals services in August. To register, students will need their exam and pin number (which were given to each Leaving Cert student at the beginning of the exams) and follow the online instructions https://www.examinations.ie/candidate-portal/
Junior & Leaving Cert Students
We pray for all the Junior & Leaving Students who will be starting their exams tomorrow.
Summer Camp - Sports Dome
Summer Camps in the Sports Dome in July & August. Please see details attached.
Irish Dancing Sports Camp
Irish Dancing Summer Camp available in the Sports Dome from the 22nd July to 26th July.
Reminder: Pre Loved Uniform Sale
Salerno Parents Council are holding a used uniform sale at Salerno Secondary School on Saturday 1st June 2019 from 10.00 to 12.00 and would appreciate all donations of laundered uniforms for resale. The sale will be held in the front hall of the school. Proceeds will be used to fund equipment for the sports hall. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Gymnastic Ireland Senior Women's National Championship 2019
Congratulations to Jane Heffernan in 3rd Year who won the Silver medal in the Gymnastic Ireland Senior Women's National Championship 2019. Well done Jane!
Gauss Mathematics Contest
Congratulations to our second year maths students ; Siona Hogan, Charlotte Renaut , Holly Byrne, Mei-Ling Staunton, Síofra Cooley, Isabelle Howard, Catherine Jose, Aoife O,Dea and Aibhín McDonald who participated in the Gauss Mathematics contest on May 16th. Well done girls!
TY Graduation 2019
The TY Graduation was a fantastic night of celebration and provided the TY students with a chance to showcase their numerous talents. The evening was a further reminder of the benefits of the Transition Year Programme and these young women are now in a better and stronger position going into their 5thYear.
Gaeilgeoir na Bliana 2018/2019
Comhghairdeas Elizabeth Ryan, buaiteoir do Ghaeilgeoir na Bliana 2019. Léirigh sí suim, meas agus rannpháirtíocht sna ranganna Gaeilge le linn na bliana. Is iontach an rud aitheantas a thabhairt do thábhacht na Gaeilge sa scoil agus i measc lucht na hidirbhliana agus an dalta a cheiliúradh. Tá an gradam seo an-tuillte ag an scoláire seo agus tá roinn na Gaeilge an-bhródúil aisti. An Ghaeilge abú!!
TY's at the Criminal Courts
As part of their Law module, TY green took a trip to Dublin to sit in on cases in the Criminal courts and Four Courts. They were met by two barristers who did a mock trial with them in one for the criminal courts. A great day was had by all.
Junior science quiz In GMIT
Well done to our three third year teams who took time out of their busy study schedules to compete in this years junior science quiz in GMIT. Unfortunately we narrowly missed out on prizes this year but we are very proud of all our girls that participated.
Claudine Thevenet Award
Congratulations to the following students who won the Claudine Thevenet award. They were presented with a replica trophy on Tuesday, May 21st. Caoimhe Hogan (2018), Emily Butler (2017), Sinead Halligan (2019), Holly Best (2015), absent from photo Sarah McGath (2016)
The prefects enjoyed an End of Year Lunch before their Graduation Mass last Thursday.
TY Creativity Award 2019
Congratulations to Oonagh Owens who won the TY Creativity Award. Oonagh shone bright with her passion and creativity in the field of baking. Her love of baking flourished as she tirelessly practiced preparing cupcakes for her Junior Cert Home Economics practical. Since then Oonagh has continued to develop her skills, she made her own sister’s confirmation cake and is now highly sought after for her range of delicious celebration cakes. Oonagh one day wishes to open her own food related business and we are all looking forward to when that day comes. Well done Oonagh!
TY Photography Award 2019
Congratulations to Laoise Forkan who won the TY Photography Award. Her winning photo was of her dog and best friend, Caesar. The photo entitled ‘Walkies!!’ is beautiful photo of her dog joyfully running down a bog road towards her as she takes his picture. In this photo Laoise has perfectly captured the unbridled energy and enthusiasm all dogs seem to have for walks with their owners. Well done Laoise!
Teachers Vs Students Basketball Match
The Annual Teachers Vs Students Basketball match took place last Wednesday with the Teachers being victorious this year!
Active Schools Week
Thank you to all who got involved for this years Active Schools Week. Here are a few snaps from j some of our events, our TY olympic handball tournament, 3rd years soccer blitz and 5th year dancers. Well done to our teacher basketball team whom defeated the leaving certs in a highly competitive game at lunch time on Wednesday (photos to follow). Thanks again to all who came out to support and created a great atmosphere.
Well done to Aoibhe Joyce (1st year) and Ella O Connor (2nd year) who both came 4th in their respective events at the Connacht athletics meet in AIT on Thursday. Ella now qualifys for the All Ireland’s at the end of the month. Well done ladies.
LC Graduation Mass
A huge congratulations from all in Salerno to the Leaving Cert class of 2019 who had their graduation mass last night. It was a wonderful night of prayer, song and celebration. All the hard work put in by students and staff was evident and it was a truly fitting way to say goodbye to the girls' school days. We wish the class of 2019 every success in the weeks and years ahead. We are so proud of you all.
Pre-loved Uniform Sale
Salerno Parents Council are holding a used uniform sale at Salerno Secondary School on Saturday 1st June 2019 from 10.00 to 12.00 and would appreciate all donations of laundered uniforms for resale. Uniforms can be dropped to the school from Wednesday 29 May 2019. The sale will be held in the front hall of the school. Proceeds will be used to fund equipment for the sports hall. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
National Knockdown Karate Competition
Congratulations to two fifth year students, Rachel Dunleavy and Ailbhe Murphy who placed 2nd and 3rd in the British National Knockdown Karate Competition in Wales on the 11th May. They represented Ireland in the Under 18s category and brought home trophies along with the rest of the Irish Team. Well done girls.
Student Council - International Lunch
Students enjoyed a feast this lunch time with the Student Council International Lunch. They tasted food from all over the world such as China, Pakistan, India and Germany. Thank you for supporting us and a massive thank you to all those that baked and cooked. Salerno Student Council and Ms Young
Leaving Cert’s treats from Parent’s Council
A few pics from this lunchtime’s ‘Good Luck to Leaving Certs’ mini event!
1st year Basketball Team
Well done to our first year basketball team who got to the Plate Semi Finals in the Minor all-Ireland Playoffs in UL Arena last weekend.
Well done to second year Ella OConnor who came third in the intermediate south Connacht 800m race in Athlone on Tuesday. Ella was one of the youngest athletes in the race competing against girls up to two years older than her. Best of luck to Ella and Aoibhe Joyce (1st year) in the Connachts next week.
Scholarship to study Medicine in Cambridge
Congratulations to Diana Tikhomirova who won a full scholarship to study Medicine in Cambridge for two weeks in August as part of a summer programme. She won for the essay she wrote on the topic of “The problem I would like to solve, and how medicine can help me achieve this.” Well done, Diana.
TY Sleepout for Simon
The night has arrived! Well done to the TY students and teachers for taking part in the Sleepout for Simon tonight! Many thanks to Mayor of Galway Cllr Niall McNelis and Deputy Mayor Cllr Donal Lyons for attending the event tonight.
TY Sleepout for Simon
Ellie Duffy and Alannah O’Donnell spoke to Keith Finnegan of Galway Talks on Tuesday about the TY Sleepout for Simon. Have a listen back to the girls interview https://galwaybayfm.ie/podcasts/april24-2-2-2-2/
1500 metre Competition
Congratulations to Aoibhe Joyce, 1st year, who was victorious in the the 1500 metre minor South Connacht event yesterday.
1st Year GAA
Congratulations to the 1st year GAA squad who were the first ever winners in the Ballyhaunis CS Girls' GAA Blitz. well done girls and thank you to Mr Stephens and Ms Griffin who supported the girls.
TY Sleepout for Simon
Good luck to the Transition Year students who will be holding a Sleepout for the Simon Community on May 2nd in the grounds of Salerno. Donation buckets will be in some Salthill businesses and in Salerno Secondary School over the coming week for those who wish to support this worthy cause.