Dragons Den

Last Thursday week 7 teams from Transition Year competed for the Dragons Den title for best Mini Company Enterprise for 2017. This event is kindly sponsored by the Parents Association and Richard Jack was on hand from the Parents Association to welcome and thank both participants and dragons. The Parents Association had gathered together an impressive array of experience and knowledge from the local business community to put our students through their paces on the night. Dragons on the night were Gordon Murphy, Chief Financial Officer from Glanbia Ingredients Ireland, Pat Macken from TaxBack.com and Dermot Dalton from Ripley’s Steakhouse.

Please note that there will be a revised school day this Friday the 24th of March due to the Form 3 Parent/Teacher Consultation. Class will conclude at the end of Period 5 (12:15pm). Please note weekend buses may be leaving earlier, please see attached document for exact times.

12:15pm - Lunch will be served as per normal rota

12:30pm - Information meeting regarding subject choices for Parents/Guardians of Form 3 students ONLY in the Media Room.

1:10pm - Form 3 Parent/Teacher Consultation meeting commences in The Swift Building

3:40pm - Conculsion of the Parent/Teacher Consultation meeting with standard finishing up time to 4:10pm.

Prep will be set up in the study hall for all students not involved in ECA activities and are not travelling or being collected before 3:40pm.

Normal Friday ECA programme will commence at 1:30pm.

Full and further details are available by clicking the link below.

pdf Revised School Day Friday 24th March (716 KB)

Attention all students - You are invited to enter the 'Farm Fun Selfie' Competition. To enter, simply take a fun farm selfie over the weekend&nbsp and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday 2pm. Total prizes are valued at €60.00!!!

Please stay safe and be sensible when out and about on the farm, particularly when taking selfies.

Please see the letter below regarding early school closure on Friday 3rd March due to Form 1 Parent/Teacher Consultation meeting.

pdf Early School Closure Friday 3rd March (Form 1 Parent/Teacher Consultation meeting) (716 KB)

 

Click the link below to download the Christmas Newsletter 2016

pdf Christmas Newsletter 2016 (696 KB)

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‘15 Third Level Scholarships and national awards for members of the Leaving Certificate Class of 2016 at Kilkenny College.’

The achievements of significant numbers of students from the Leaving Certificate Class of 2016 have been recognised by a variety of third level institutions and associations in recent weeks.

Three Entrance Scholarships were awarded by Trinity College Dublin to members of the class of 2016 on the 22nd November.  Sarah Morrow, Castlecomer Road and Daire Pryal, Holdensrath, two of the recipients, both achieved 625 CAO points in the Leaving Certificate 2016. Both Sarah and Daire are now studying Medicine. Sophie Cairns, who attained 605 CAO points is now studying Engineering.