KILKENNY COLLEGE

 

 Weekly Calendar - Vol. 5 Issue 7                                                            Monday 14th October – Friday 18th October

   

DATE

EVENT

Tuesday 15th October

Debating

Form 5 Debating Team competing in the Leinster Schools Debating Competition in University College Dublin. (ETA 10.30 pm)

Transition Year

Form 4 Tourism Class to Kilkenny City.

Wednesday 16th October

Rugby

SCT tour to Portugal until 21st October.

TY match tbc.

JCT A v Terenure College at home. 2.30 pm KO

JCT B v Terenure College at home. 2.30 pm KO

U14 A v Rockwell College away. 2.30 pm KO.  (ETA 6 pm)

U14 B v Rockwell College away. 2.30 pm KO. (ETA 6 pm)

U14 C and D v Rockwell College away. 2.30 pm KO. (ETA 6 pm)

 

Girls Hockey

Senior 1st v Rathdown School away. (Friendly) 3.45 pm PB.        (ETA 8 pm)

Senior 2nd v Rathdown School away. (Friendly). 3.45 pm PB.      (ETA 8 pm)

Senior 3 v Ursuline School, Waterford away at Newtown School, Waterford. 1 pm PB.   (ETA 3.30 pm)

Inter v Minor B1 at home on pitch C. (Friendly) 3.30 pm PB.

Junior A v Regina Mundi College, Cork away at Garryduff, Cork. (Friendly) 1 pm PB. (ETA 7 pm)

Junior B1 v Ursuline School, Waterford away in Newtown School, Waterford. (League) 12 pm PB. (ETA 5.30 pm)

Junior B2 v Abbey Community College at home. (League). 11 am PB.

Junior C v Loreto School, Kilkenny at home on pitch C. 2.30 pm PB.

Minor A v Regina Mundi College, Cork away at Garryduff Cork. (Friendly) 2 pm PB.  (ETA 7 pm).

Minor B1 v Inter at home on pitch C. (Friendly) 3.30 pm PB

Minor B2 v Abbey Community College at home. (League). 12 pm PB.

Minor C v Loreto School, Kilkenny at home on pitch D. (Friendly) 2.30 pm PB

Form 1 v Regina Mundi College, Cork away at Garryduff, Cork. (Friendly) 2 pm PB (ETA 7 pm).

Form 1 v Loreto School, Kilkenny at home on pitches C & D. (Friendly Blitz) 1.30 pm PB.

Form 1 v St. Columba’s College, Dublin away. (Inter School Blitz). 1.30 pm PB. (ETA 5.45 pm).

 

Boys Hockey

Senior 1st v St. Killian’s School away. (League). 4 pm PB (ETA 8 pm)

Junior v Sandford School, Dublin away. (League).  2.30 pm PB. (ETA 6.30 pm)

Minor v St. Killian’s School, Bray away. (League). 3 pm PB. (ETA 8 pm).

Thursday 17th October

Form 1 Vaccinations (Change of date)

Form 1 Vaccinations for Day Pupils.  Any queries relating to the vaccinations please contact HSE Tel. 056 77845000

Geography

All of Form 3 Geography Field Trip to Comeraghs and Waterford coastline. Departing at 8.30 am from Celbridge House gravel carpark.  (ETA 5.30 pm) This trip is rescheduled from Thursday 10th Oct).

Music

Lunchtime Recitals series starting this Thursday and every first and third Thursday of the month.

5 different musicians from the Music Department will perform in Ms. Kavanagh’s room at 1.55 pm. All welcome.  There will be future Recitals in the Front Hall. 

Friday 18th October

Parent Teacher Meeting.

Form 2 Parent/Teacher Meeting from 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm in the Swift Building.

ECA as normal. Boarder buses depart as normal at 5.45 pm.

 

 

 

Advanced Notice

Monday 21st October

Debating

Members of the Debating Society participation in the Waterford Soapbox Speech Writing Competition at Waterford City Hall. (ETA 2 pm)

Transition Year – Halloween Show

Transition Year are presenting a Halloween Show in the McAdoo for students, staff and Parents to attend.

First show: 6:30 p.m.           Second show: 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are available for €5 and can be bought from the Music Department and the Front Hall at lunchtimes.

Tuesday 22nd October

History and Form 4 Tourism

Ms. Clancy’s Form 4 History Class and Form 4 Tourism Class trip to The Kennedy Homestead and Tintern Abbey, Wexford, departing at 8.40 am.   (ETA 3.40 pm)

Wednesday 23rd October

Wednesday 23rd – 25th October

Heritage Club

Heritage Club trip to Fethard, Co. Tipperary. (ETA 5.30 pm)

Boys Hockey

Senior Boys All-Ireland Finals in Dublin. (more details to be confirmed)

Friday 25th October

Halloween Mid-Term break.

School re-opens Monday 4th November. Boarders return Sunday evening 3rd Nov.

31st October

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Regulations

 

Music

 

 

 

 

 

Music lessons and music leave out can be booked through the college website, follow extracurricular/music.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if needed.  Signed leave out forms will be available in Ms. Harding's room.

Ensemble Timetable

Senior choir:       Monday 6-7pm, 

Junior choir:       Tuesday 4-5pm,

Chamber Choir: Tuesday 6-7pm,

Pop choir:            Friday 3.45-4.30pm. All in the large music room.

Orchestra:           Thursdays 6.15-7.30pm, in the large music room.

Jazz band:             Tuesdays at lunchtime.

Grupa Ceoil:        Mondays at lunchtime.

All above take place in main music room and new members are always welcome.

Baroque ensemble the Gregory Walkers are rehearsing in Ms Harding's room Monday 7th from 430pm. Students and staff are welcome to attend if interested.

New instrument lessons in flute and cello beginning from October. Any queries contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Signed music leave out forms can be collected in Ms Harding's room.

 

 

Day Pupils

If your son/daughter:

(i)                 will be absent

(ii)                will be late

(iii)              will be leaving the school early any day

could you please contact the school, preferably by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling 056-7761544.

Day Pupils

Signing Out

In circumstances where you wish to sign your child out before end of school day please be advised this must be done by 9.30 am by either:

·       Phone Call: 056 - 7761544

·       Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·       Note in School Journal.                            

Text messages are not acceptable.    Please give the reason why your child is leaving early.

Day Pupil Lockers

Only day pupils that have signed up for Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) have been allocated a Sports Locker.  ECA forms are available from the Administration Office, once form is completed a Sports Locker will be allocated to that student.

Friday

Afternoon

On Fridays after school, students have three options after 3:40pm.

Prep, home or ECA with a teacher.  Waiting for lifts up to 3:50pm is acceptable.

Our Library

Opening Hours for Students: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4 pm – 5.15 pm

Lunchtime 1.45 pm – 2.15 pm. Monday to Friday. Teatime 5.45 pm – 6.15 pm Tuesday and Thursday.

Students may only borrow books by using their Smart Card to do so. No Card – No Book.

Mobile phones are not permitted in the Library.

Special

Dietary

Requirements

Students with Special Dietary Requirements

We are updating our list of students who have special dietary requirements or food intolerances.

If you feel your name ought to be included on this list and currently is not, you are requested to check with Nurse. Alternatively, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

School Photos

The annual school photographs are available from https://my.stickyfolios.com/pw4qbtcrmyhq

Disclaimer

Parents/Guardians who leave their children on the Campus prior to 8.25 am are notified that there is no supervision provided at that time.

Cyclists

All cyclists are highly advised to wear a helmet, reflective gear and to have working lights on their bicycle.

Students Cars

Parents/Guardians are reminded that students are never permitted to drive cars on the Campus.

Students

On-Line

Deliveries

Please note that Kilkenny College accepts no responsibility for personal purchases made on-line and delivered to the school.

ID Cards

If you are having difficulty with log-in or topping up cards, please contact Panoptic IT Solutions at

056 4491488 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

For more information about Kilkenny College please visit our website www.kilkennycollege.ie

You can also follow us on Twitter @kilkennycollege, this is updated every day.

You can also follow us on  INSTAGRAM kilkennycollege where there are over 2,000 photos and short video clips of life at the College. 

We also have a ‘LinkedIn’ page “Friends and Alumni Kilkenny College”

Transition Year activities can also be viewed on TYeye.ie

Tel. 056 7761544                                                    

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Simon Thompson

Principal

Kilkenny College