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Biopharma visit

Science week – Second Year paper plane competition

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Science week in Coláiste Muire

Next week is Science Week. We are celebrating it with a range of activities.

On Monday all TY students will attend coding workshops in the school.

On Tuesday there will be a science treasure hunt for First Years.

Second Years will take part in a paper plane flying competition which will be held during science and PE classes throughout the week.

There will be science movies, factory visits and a science photography competition throughout the week which will involve most of the rest of the students.

5th year ecology trip to Myrtleville – September 21st 2017

Ag Féachaint Siar ar Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Rinne daltaí ón idirbhliain an físeán seo chun féachaint siar ar an craic agus spraoi a bhí againn go léir sa scoil i rith Seachtain na Gaeilge. Comhghairdeas do na daltaí a ghlac páirt sa físeán agus do na daltaí a d’oibrigh air.


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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017


Bhí “Seachtain na Gaeilge” an rathúil againn i gColáiste Muire i mbliana.

Bhí Comórtas Sheanfhocail ar siúl do dhaltaí an chéad bhliain.  Bhí duaiseanna ar fáil don 1ú, 2ú 3ú áit. Ba iad na buaiteóirí ná Rose Williams, Shay Cantwell agus Taylor Moore.

Bhí Tóraíocht Taisce iontach ag muintir an chéad bhliain ar an Aoine 10ú Márta

Bhí Céilí Bunscoile agus Céilí don chéad bhliain   ar an Déardaoin 16ú Márta. Bhí  Spotdhuaiseanna ar fail.

Bhí Tráth na gCeist an dara bhliain:  Máirt 13ú Márta ó  sa halla tionóil don dara bhliain.

Bhí Mistéir na seachtaine ar siúl i rith na seachtaine: Ghlaoigh dalta ón dara bliain leid/nod faoi dhuine cáiliúil nó múinteoir amach ar an gcallaire gach maidin.

Bhí Sesiún cheoil iontach le Jimmy Crowley agus cairde ar an Luain.

Féach ar fís a rinne an dara bhliain anseo.

Baineadh an-taitneamh as an seachtain!






Second Year students visit Blackrock observatory

Second Year students went to Blackrock Castle observatory on 12th March.  Students were informed about the history of Castle and surrounding areas and a looked at the astronomy projects that are done in the local area.

Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven victorious in Bank of Ireland Bond Trader Challenge.

On Wednesday March 8th Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven entered two teams in the Bank of Ireland Bond Trader Challenge. The teams were made up of six 5th year Economics students who had to manage a portfolio of stocks and bonds given nine different scenarios. They had to decide how these scenarios affected their bonds and shares and had to manage their portfolios accordingly. The winners were the team who had made the most economically sensible decisions and ultimately most money.
There were teams from many other schools in Cork city and County.
The top 3 places went to Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven in 1st place- Evan O’Hea, Holly O’Donnell and Eva McCarthy; Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven in 2nd place- Leo Conway, Eoghan Gethings and Rhea Downing; Carrigaline Community School in 3rd place.

Literacy Week (Monday 27th Feb – Friday 3rd March)

In Coláiste Muire, we are constantly endeavoring to promote literacy in our school. Our Literacy Week is taking place from Monday 27th February to Friday 3rd March, to tie in with World Book Day, on Thursday 2nd March. A range of activities are organised throughout the week.
A ‘Pop-up Bookshop’ will take place in the Assembly Hall on Wednesday 1st March from 12-5pm. Members of Waterstones Bookshop will be coming to the school with a selection of books, for both students and parents. Students will be able to avail of vouchers worth €1.50 for World Book Day, which can be redeemed with Waterstones on that day. Below are some of the books available to buy, with these tokens.
Other books will be priced between €10 and €15, with special offers and other discounts also available. Parents are invited to come to the school from 4-5pm, to avail of this exciting venture.
There will be many other events and activities for students throughout the week.

Blackrock Castle Observatory

On February 7th, 1A, 1D and the fifth year international students went to Blackrock castle observatory, as space, earth and the moon are new topics on the science syllabus. Students got a tour of the dungeons, saved the world through an interactive comet game and got a real life view of the sun, stars and planets from inside a dome.

Teachers: Ms Lehane, Ms Gleeson-Walsh
Blackrock 1
Blackrock 2