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School Credit Union

EDIT: The Credit Union will be on a WEDNESDAY in Naomh Daire next to the Assembly hall. It will be held at  1.05pm

Over the past few years, the Transition Year students of Colaiste Muire Crosshaven, have taken the responsibility of setting up a Credit Union in the school, provided for the students of the school.

Manager: Kieran Sheehan

Treasurer: Martha O’Brien

P.R.O: Frances Reddin and Megan Connolly

Tellers: Ciara Lester, Stephanie Marwood, Keira Walsh and Jenna O’Shea

The Credit Union will on Wednesday, at lunch (1.03pm), Naomh Daire. It will also be starting when we come back after the mid-term holidays. Return here for future updates on offical times.

Transition Year Cork Harbour Tour

On Monday 26th September 2011, the Transition Years went on a boat tour of Cork Harbour. The first stop was at Spike Island. They learned that Spike Island was once used as an army barracks but from the 1980s right up until 2004 it was used as a prison.

After that they went to the Cobh Heritage Centre. There they learned about what Cork Harbour was used for in the past. They also found out about famous ships that left Cork Harbour, like the Lucitania and the Titanic. Everyone agreed that it was a worthwhile experience.

-Ailish McMahon

Colaiste Muire students become “Well Wishers” by raising €1140 for Jersey Day

On Friday on the 7th of October, Crosshaven Colaiste Muire held a jersey day in aid of children in Wajir in Northern Kenya. The school asked students and teachers to bring in €2 or more, in return allowing them to wear a jersey of their choice for the day.

A total €1140 was raised on the day. The money  will be sent directly to Wajir. The money will be used  to help children with conditions such as club feet which is a deformity of the feet.

Some Second and Transition Year students have linked up with the children through Skype. The money raised will be used to pay for necessary surgery for four children. Anita Ennis who is the co-ordinator of the project spoke of the nineteen-hour journey which the sick children must take to Nairobi for their treatment. This surgery will greatly improve the children’s quality of life.

The Kenyan children have given the title of “Well Wishers” to Coláiste Muire students in return for their support. 1140

Transition Years sample Thai-Boxing

On Tuesday the 20th of September, Transition year students in the 4A class, were able to experience  Thai-boxing.

During the course on Tuesday, the trainers explained how to do basic moves using safety pads. The students found it very a enjoyable day. We would like to say thank you to Carrigaline Thai-boxing for coming up to our school and doing this with the Transition years for the next twelve weeks.