TY Pearse class delivered a series of “Safer Internet” workshops to all first year students from Monday 22nd to Friday 26th February. The aim of this workshop was to promote safer internet use, especially among young people. Students explored the potential dangers of internet use in the first lesson and in the second lesson designed posters on […]
Our class, St. Laisreán, recently visited the ISPCA centre in Keenagh, County Longford for our CSPE Action Project. While on our trip we learned about animal cruelty and how the ISPCA helps to rehabilitate and rehome animals. The ISPCA gave us a tour of their centre in Longford to show us the various animals that […]
On the 25th of April, Loreto College Cavan was transformed into a sea of colour as the students and teachers dressed in the Rumbek colours. Rumbek Day was organised by the Student Council and aimed to raise much needed funds for Loreto Rumbek. The students were asked to donate €2 and wear Rumbek colours for the […]
February 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment
We go home for our February mid-term break on St Valentine’s Day. Ms Amond’s 1st Yr Science class made some anatomically and scientifically correct cards for the occasion…
…and the new 5th Year RE prefects made a thoughful display on the theme of Love…
School reopens for all on Monday Feb 24th.
Ms Rogan’s TY Physics students have been preparing for Engineer’s Week by inviting all 1st Year students to a Monster Engineer Week Quiz on Friday afternoon. They prepared lots of rounds of questions, including some very interactive challenges, and ran a great show which was both educational and enjoyable. The finalé was a line up […]
Raising awareness of Internet Safety, 2nd Year students from St Kevin’s Computer Science class made badges for worldwide Safer Internet Day on Feb 11th – but not for us humans to wear. The badges are for computers, and serve to catch the eye and remind users to keep safe when online. Badges were designed by […]
St Liadán’s (1st Yr) class writes:
Our class is doing a mini action project called “Taking the ‘Dis’ out of ‘Disablity” as part of our CSPE (Civic, Social and Political Education) coursework.
Our aim is to spread awareness about disability. We have researched well known celebrities that have a disability eg Kiera Knightly, Stephen Hawking and Kelly […]
Students from 3rd Year Art classes are presenting an exhibition of their works in Cavan County Museum from Saturday December 7th to Saturday December 14th inclusive. The exhibition is called ‘Interpretations’, and will be open each day from 10am to 5pm.
Take time to think:
it is the source of power.
Take time to read;
it is the foundation of wisdom.
Take time to play;
it is the secret of staying young.
Take time to be quiet;
it is the opportunity to see God.
Take time to be aware;
it is the opportunity to help others.
Take time to love and be loved;
it is God’s […]
Last Sunday was a very special day for our school. Students, staff and Loreto Sisters from present and past were joined by friends of Loreto, our local community and many supporters from the world of education to celebrate the launch of a book telling the history of the school to date. The celebrations started with […]
You saw it here first – a sneak preview of the cover of our forthcoming history book, outlining the first 80 years of our school. The book will be officially launched in the school next Sunday November 10th, and will be available to purchase from all Cavan bookstores – Easons, Crannóg and Cavan Gifts.
Cavan County Council invited Joanne O’Riordan (@nolimbsnolimits) to address the Active Minds Conference as part of the Ireland-Australian Rules celebrations at Breifne Park at the weekend. Some of our students, pictured above with Joanne in the Anglo Celt newspaper, were delighted to meet and chat with her at the conference.
Dearbhlá Dolan writes about meeting Joanne…
In 2010 we celebrated the 80th Anniversary of the founding of our school in 1930, and a history book was commissioned to tell the story of the school so far. Local historian and author Fr Liam Kelly has been working on the book since then, and it is now with the printers. The book will […]
Every year TrendMicro, a Cork based technology firm, sponsors an Internet Safety competition for students called “What’s your Story?”. This year the students were challenged to make a 2-minute video showing the good side of the Internet, using their original ideas. Our TY students took up the challenge, and today it was announced that we […]
This year one class of 2nd Years, St Jane, took part in an pilot course called “SM4E” (Social Media for Education). They studied two Modules which covered aspects of online safety and social media. The students took externally audited automated online tests at the end of each Module. They are picture here with their teacher […]
Here are the prizewinnng entries to the Student Council Anti-Litter Anti-Gum competition…
The winners are as follows:
Ciara Deering – Be part of the solution, not the pollution.
Nafeesa Naz – Don’t be a Litter Bug.
Caoilin Young – Think and stop before you drop.
Aideen O’Reilly – Don’t be a tosser.
Paige Conroy (TY) writes:
All TY students took part in wheelchair basketball with representatives of the Wheelchair Association of Ireland. We did races and other games, we then played a match against each other. It made us have a feel on how difficult it is being in a wheelchair, but everyone enjoyed the day.
The Student Council writes:
The Student Council here in Loreto Cavan decided to address the litter and chewing gum problem in our school. This week (April 8th- 12th) we hosted an anti-litter and anti-chewing gum campaign. Anti-Litter poems were read on the PA system and a competition was held. This competition to design a poster or […]
The JCIP committee report:
March 8th is International Woman’s Day, so the JPIC committee along with the help of Ms. Kelly, organised an event to celebrate what women have achieved in the past, and what they are capable of achieving in the future.
The JPIC group dressed up as their heroines to mark this occasion (pictured below). […]
February 21, 2013 | Leave a Comment
Great news arrived today! Ms Amond (Editor) and Megan Brady (Student Editor) write:
Our school blog has been shortlisted for a Tera Spider Award in the “Best Project” category of the Eircom Junior Spider Awards. The awards, which were established in 2009, recognise and reward students for the successful and innovative ways in which they use […]
Ms Kelly (English Dept) suggests a poem for this season, and student editor Megan Brady matches it with a photograph.
I do hope you all enjoy this poem. When I was living in London I used to always read it at this time of the year as I would be getting very excited about going home […]
Jane McGearty and Áine Mulligan (Athena) write:
Worldwide there are approximately 34 million people living with AIDS. To spread AIDS awareness the TY students on the JPIC (Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation) committee wore red scarfs, hair clips and painted their nails red for the week of November 26th – December 2nd. Both Transition […]
October 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment
Aoife Finan (Apollo) and Lisa Smith (Athena), both pictured below, write:
My name is Aoife Finan and I attended the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Seminar on the 9th and 10th of October this year. I went to the seminar with my fellow student, Lisa Smith, to represent our school. The seminar was held […]
Niamh Boyle, Amy Hough and Aiveen Connolly write:
This month it is breast cancer awareness month. Both the TY classes, Apollo and Athena, decided to raise awareness in the school. We made small pink ribbons where each TY student wrote their name on the back of a ribbon. All of these ribbons then made up one […]
April 13, 2011 | 1 Comment
Anne Marie Connolly and Gemma Cullen (TY Monnet) write:
Transition year art students with the help of their teacher Ms. Molloy got the opportunity to compete in the Milk It! Awards. The Milk It! Awards is an awareness programme involving the creativity and might of students to communicate with fellow teens. Students are given important health […]