No more single use plastics!

Well done to the Greenschools Committee who have worked diligently to eliminate single use plastics within our school. When students come back to school after February mid-term they will be required to have a resusable water bottle with their name clearly labelled on it. This will help eliminate single use plastics within our school which is also now government policy.

Well done girls!

Junk Kouture 2019

A big congratulations to the Junk Kouture team “The sky is the limit” who got through to the regional finals!  The team includes TY students Sarah, Jessica and Colette. Their public vote will begin on the 18th February which will contribute to 10% of their score with the judges. All of your support is needed, so please get involved if you can.

A life line vote is also happening this week for the equally deserving “Ceólista” design by Claire, Lena and Ríona.  They really need your help to get through to the regional final!

To vote go to the junk kouture website and click the app link:

https://app.junkkouture.com/

You must then register to cast your vote for both the life line vote and the regional final vote.

The regional final will take place in the University Concert Hall in Limerick on the 8th March @7p.m. Tickets will go on sale for the regional finals on the 18th February on the UCH Limerick website @10a.m.

“The sky is the limit”

“Ceólista”

Pope John Paul II Awards

Congratulations to Loreto students,receiving their Pope John Paul II Awards on Friday evening 08/Feb/’19 in St. Carthage’s Church, Lismore, Co. Waterford. Pictured is Bishop Cullinan,Mr Boyd (teacher) and th eaward recipients…Aoife, Fionnuala, Ailis, Katie, Rachel, Ciara, and Aisling.

1st year baking

Ms O’Dwyer’s first year Home Economics class baked and iced some delicious buns for our incoming first years to enjoy at their assessment day.

Well done girls…..they tasted as good as they looked!

Hockey Blitz

Thirty first year students accompanied by Ms Delaney, Ms Kennedy, Enya and Colette, travelled to the Cresent College Comprehension and Catholic Institute Limerick to compete in the North Munster Blitz.  We escaped the downpours in Clonmel to enjoy the blue skies and sunny spells of Limerick.  Our enthusiastic hockey players have been training hard all year and the results were clear.  All three teams made it into the Cup and Plate semi-finals.  Unfortunately, our division 2 team lost out in the final to the Division 1 home team of Cresent College.  Well done to all involved on the day.

 

Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards workshop

On Friday,25th January,our 1st,2nd and 5th year music students attended an excellent music work shop given by Gerry Lawless,founder of ‘Clonmel World Music’.

The workshop took place in the school where the band,’Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards’,performed their own compositions and took part in a very informative live interview,where they gave tips on how to compose music and the best way to get your music out to the public.

Huge thanks to the band and Gerry,to Ms Geoghegan and Ms Mullan for accommodating the workshop,and the music students for showing such great enthusiasm!

 

Cara Fundraising Presentations

On the 24th of February the Cara team presented cheques to their chosen charities; Cuan Saor, Autism Ireland and Hospice, with the money they had raised from the coin race in October. They also presented St.Vincent de Paul with a cheque for the money they had raised from their annual SVP Christmas raffle. The Caras thank everyone who got involved to raise this money and to all the representatives from the charities who came to the school to except these cheques.

The Cara Team presenting a cheque to Mary O’Gorman of Cuan Saor.

Head & Deputy Head girls,Anna and Daire making a Cara presentation to Mary Stafford of St.Vincent de Paul.

Head & Deputy Head girls Anna and Daire making a presentation to Sinaida Jansen of Hospice.

Junior A Munster Semi Final

Congratulations to our Junior footballers who are through to a Munster A final having beaten St. John the Baptist in the semi final in Bansha on Tuesday,22nd January.Date and venue to be confirmed.

Well done girls!

Photos courtesy of Sport Action Photography

Senior Loreto Mace Debates

On 18th January,we had the pleasure of hosting the Senior Loreto Mace Debates.Ten Loreto schools from all over the country started their day extremely early and travelled to Clonmel to take part in this competition.

The first round’s motion was ‘This House would arm teachers in the US’,the second round’s motion was ‘This House regrets Irelands obsession with getting a University education’,and the final unprepared round’s motion was ‘This House would eradicate all social media’

Four teams from our school entered the competition,

Bríd Moynihan & Sinéad Bond

Leah Cullinan & Mia Duggan

Niamh Laste & Emma Reilly

Mary O’Keefe & Jane Murphy

All of our debaters represented our school incredibly well with some outstanding performances,but it was Bríd and Sinéad with their innovative ideas,cut throat refutation and natural confidence who qualified for the final!

A huge ‘Thankyou’ to all TY and 2nd Year students who acted as chairpersons,timekeepers and helpers on the day.Without your willingness and positive attitude,we could not have hosted this event.

 

Congratulations to all involved!

 

Basketball Blitz

Congratulations to Ms Kennedy and the Senior basketball team on winning the Tipperary Knights Blitz in Thurles on 11th January…….well done everyone!

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