Dice Tournament – Coláiste Dhúlaigh

Students from Coláiste Eoin attended a Maths Dice Tournament held at Coláiste Dhúlaigh. The four first-year students (Erica, Shannon, Melissa and Mark had a great time, and Mark was narrowly beaten to the final by a tie break! Well done to everyone involved!

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Chess Tournament in St Kevin’s College, Crumlin.

On the 4th of December Coláiste Eoin took part in an inter-schools chess tournament in St Kevin’s College in Crumlin. The event was organised and run through the JCSP library in St Kevin’s. We were in competition with 8 other schools on the day. Our team were made up of 5 students from our chess club. In Coláiste Eoin our chess […]

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JCSP Reading Challenge Success

Last term our first years began a literacy intervention called The Reading Challenge. They chose  a wide variety of books from the library and their mission was to read and review these books within 6 weeks. This went extremely well, and has fostered a culture of reading for pleasure with them. The Reading Challenge was linked to their reading homework as they had […]

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JCSP Wrapparound with Garry McCarthy

Coláiste Eoin is taking part in a nationwide rap event called WRAPParound. This stands for Writing, Reading and Performance Poetry. Students from JCSP schools all over the country are collaborating to write rap and poetry for this project. In May 2015 there will be a huge event in the National Library where the students will be invited to perform their […]

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Magician Caolan McBride visited the library for Maths Week!

On Thursday October the 16th the library was host to Caolan McBride once again. Caolan is always a big hit in Coláiste Eoin, and he had a special maths based show for us to celebrate Maths Week. We had our 1st and 2nd years at this event, and we also invited students from St Brigid’s and St Canice’s local primary schools.

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Dave’s Jungle!

This month we had Dave’s Jungle back for the day on Friday the 26th. As usual it was a huge hit with students and staff alike. Each class group got a session with Dave, they got to interact with the reptiles and arachnids and got to hold snakes, lizards, spiders, scorpions and even a crocodile. The students learned about the […]

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Library Activities 2014-2015

Planning is underway for 2014-2015. Dave’s Jungle will be back with his animals. Caolan McBride will also pay us a visit to astound us with his numeracy based magic show. We will once again hear amazing stories from our favourite storyteller Niall de Burca. Colm Keegan our poet in residence will run creative writing workshops again. We will have Readalong, DEAR, Accelerated […]

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