Madra & Transition Year Students
Round of 'appaws' for our TY's who spend some time helping out in Madra today. They're all barking mad!
Reminder: Thursday 23rd January
Just a reminder that school will finish at 3.05pm tomorrow Thursday 23rd January due to the 1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting.
TY & 5th Year French students enjoying a French Singing in Schools workshop with professional French singer Caroline Moreau.
Griffin Cup Final January 2020
Attached are pictures from the U16 Hockey finals on Monday 2020. The Salerno Hockey team Vs the Jes. Salerno took home the Griffen Cup. Well done ladies.
TY Trip - Wednesday 15th January
The TY's trip saw them exploring two of their favourite things: Sports and Chocolate!. The Dublin sun was shining as the girls toured Croke Park and the Butler's Chocolate factory. In keeping with the TY theme, Ms Heneghan met one of her Heroes.
Reminder: Wednesday 15th January
Just a reminder that school will finish at 3.05pm tomorrow Wednesday 15th January due to the 2nd Year Parent Teacher Meeting.
Galway Advertiser Art competition
Congratulations to Aibhín McDonald 3rd Year student on her recognition by the Galway Advertiser in their Christmas Art competition on climate change. Well done Aibhín.
In the interest of safety due to adverse weather conditions, after school study is cancelled today.
Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s), due to the adverse weather conditions students have been advised to stay in school for lunchtime today. Any student who chooses to leave the school premises does so at her own risk. Thank you
5th Years Vs Leaving Certs Christmas Quiz Dec 2019
After being defeated for the past two years, the Leaving Certs finally regained the title of Christmas Table Quiz Winners 2019. The winning team were Megan Keane, Doireann McCabe, Emma Burke and Ella Maloney, pictured with their proud Year Head, Miss Dunleavy
Past Vs Present Pupils - Hockey 2019
A small group of past & present pupils turned up for the annual hockey match on St Stephen's day in Dangan. The Past pupils won 10 - 7 for the first time in a few years. Sheila Holland was there to present the Holland trophy to Gillian Moran who captained the Past team. Great fun was had by all and the weather was very kind to us
COPE Swim 2019
Some photos of Ms Young, The Salerno Student Council and other students taking part in the COPE Christmas Day Swim. Thank you to those who took part, supported us and who have donated! It’s not too late to sponsor us: https://christmas-swim-2019.everydayhero.com/ie/salerno-christmas-day-swim-for-cope-galway
Salerno Past v Present Hockey Match
The Salerno Past v Present Hockey match will be held in Dangan on the 26th December 2019 (St Stephens day) from 1.30pm - 3pm.
Reminder to join the Salerno Student Council on Christmas Day for the COPE Christmas Day swim!
You can register on the day, register or donate here: https://tinyurl.com/salernoswim19 or cheer us on from the side lines! Where: The “kick the wall” point on the prom. When: 25th of December at 11am. Thank you for the support so far. Salerno Student Counc
Maths Problem of the Week Winners
Congratulations to our Maths Problem of the Week winners for this term. More problems will be back in January!
TY Siblings Day
A fun day was had by all at Salerno's first 'Siblings Day'. All the children enjoyed some festive cheer provided by the TY Students.
John Paul Awards 2019
A group of senior Salerno students who all received their Gold Medals from Bishop Brendan Kelly for completing the Pope John Paul II Award. The ceremony was held in the Chapel of St Columbanus, NUIG. Back row Left to Right Aoife Campbell, Ruth Scarry, Lucy Keady, Molly Hynes, Ruth Heffernan Middle Row Left to Right Katie O’Keefe, Eimear Walsh, Elizabeth McKenna, Sr Angela Front Row Left to Right Ailbhe Murphy, Sarah Maguire, Lauren Heapes, Grace Joyce, Alannah Keane
Salerno Student Council are once again braving the cold to raise money for COPE Galway!
The Council would like to invite members of the Salerno Community to join us on Christmas Day at 11am for the Christmas Day swim. We will meet at the famous “kick the wall point” at 11am. Once we have everyone gathered we will go into the water together. You can also cheer us on from dry land! To register (€10) or to donate please use this link: https://tinyurl.com/salernoswim19 Looking forward to seeing you there! Happy Christmas from the Salerno Student Council.
GMIT Voices, GMIT Student Choir & Scoil Ide Children's Choir
Congratulations to GMIT Voices, GMIT Student Choir & Scoil Ide Children's Choir who have topped both the ITunes general and Christmas charts with their Christmas single "Somewhere in My Memory" for the Galway Hospice. Please show your support by downloading the single and supports a great cause. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1059243554416092&id=849981835342266&sfnsn=mo&d=n&vh=e
Jingle All the Way
The Transition Year students enjoyed a festive mystery tour today involving the Santa Train, 'Home Alone', and Ice skating.
St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Food Hamper Collection
As Christmas approaches, we are hoping to fill hampers for the St. Vincent de Paul Society. These will be distributed by the St Vincent de Paul in Galway. Boxes will be in the front hall until Monday, December 16th (collection date). Your support and generosity is greatly appreciated. Leaving certs - Toiletries (Shower gel, soap, toothpaste etc.) 5th year - Breakfast cereals, pasta, rice Transition year - Minerals, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and sugar Junior Certs - Tins of fruit and vegetables. Tins or packets of soup and Jam 2nd Years - Cakes ,buns, biscuits and crackers 1st years - Sweets, chocolates, crisps and bars
Transition Year students attempting to solve the JFK assassination in a forensic workshop today.
TY Musical "Back to the 80's"
Students from Salerno on stage in The Town Hall for their production of 'Back to the 80s'. Under the direction of Ursula Owens, Kenneth Kennedy and Carmel Doolan, the Transition Year students took to the stage for a sell out show this week.
Congratulations to Team Salerno
Congratulations to team Salerno who had an amazing day in Ower equestrian. 1st place went to our novice team (Ava McCarthy ,Laoise Maughan and Caitiona O Neill )all first year students . 3rd place went to our Open team ( Karly Tierney and Katie Mulligan ) . Karly was also placed 1st in the open individual. Caitiona O Neill qualified for year end final in 90cm EII class ...fantastic results girls well done.
U19a Regional Basketball Finals
Well done to our u19 team captained by Ellie Lydon who had a super win against St Louis of Kiltimagh in the regional semi final on Friday 29th. It was a close game with Salerno edging out a win with a score of 37-33. The team then went on to play a very strong St Endas team and unfortunately lost out with a final score of 51-30. They now qualify for the All Ireland playoffs in January. Well done to all involved.
Pope John Paul II Awards
Well done to all our Leaving Certificate girls who received their Pope John Paul II Award. The ceremony took place in the College Chapel and was attended by Bishop Brendan Kelly.
Well done Rachel
Rachel O'Flaherty, 1st yr student, with her written response from Leo Varadkar regarding a request she submitted by post for more dustbins in the Salthill area.
Congratulations to all the girls who competed in Claremorris on Sunday last . They did amazing and brought home many prizes. All competitors were placed in the top 3 in their various disciplines. Well done to Caitriona O'Neill (1st year ) who competed in Ower Equestrian on Sunday in the Dressage Ireland Regional Competition. Caitriona was placed 4th. Well done to all.