As the bell rings and students begin to pour into the canteen for lunch, the revamped interior provides an enjoyable atmosphere for all…
The transition year class of 2014/15 took on the responsibility of redecorating the senior canteen. A lot of time and preparation was given to deciding on how best to do this.
One of the […]

On Wednesday the 14th of October, the Loreto Cavan Student Council attended the national seminar for Student Councils in Loreto Post-Primary Schools.  The event was held in the Croke Park Conference Centre in Dublin.  We were welcomed by the Loreto Education Development Officer, Tríona Barrett.  Whilst broken up into different groups, mixing with representatives from […]

Loreto Swim Gala

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Students from Loreto Cavan recently took part in the annual Loreto Schools Gala in the National Aquatic Centre in Blanchardstown. It was a highly successful day resulting in many wins for our excellent swim team. Deborah Coyle won the U-16 back crawl 50m race. Eimear Brady won the 50m breast stroke in the over-16s team […]

The Student Council’s Rap ‘n’ Maths competition took place from the 21th – 24th of October. All of the maths classes were preparing weeks before the competition and great creativity was shown by all. On Tuesday 1st Years and 2nd Years took the spotlight giving us very entertaining versions of many of the latest songs. […]

This year, to mark St. Brigid’s Day in Loreto Cavan, the Student Council decided to make St. Brigid’s Crosses to remind the student body of this inspirational Irish saint.
Without doubt, reminding the girls of her unfaltering faith, will give them hope and trust in God, especially those sitting state examinations this year.
The Student Council hope […]

Winner                       Sponsor

1st         Ciara Deering     Mac Manus Hamper
2nd        Emma Colwell    Cara Hamper
3rd         Mrs. Buckley      Sam McCauley’s Hamper
4th         Catherine Clarke    Smith’s Shoes Voucher
5th        Jennifer Galligan   McDaid’s Hamper
6th        Claire Brady     Cara Voucher
7th        Ms Farrelly    Cara Voucher
8th        Orla Conde    Veale’s Voucher
9th        Caoimhe Tracey    Synergy Voucher
10th      Seadnagh Lynagh   Boyd’s Pharmacy Voucher
11th      Roisin Campbell    Eason
12th      Ms Kelly (English)   Chapter 1
13th      Megan […]

October 21st, the Student Council launched their annual Christmas Card Competition. Each student was invited to submit an entry, either religious or traditional, in a bid for their design to be printed and sold for charity. With over 150 entries, the Student Council and art teachers had a tough task trying to choose winners for […]

Today, May 13th, the Student Council in Loreto College Cavan presented two local charities with money we raised throughout the year. We presented €1000 to Ms Una Donnelly of the Baby Unit in Cavan General Hospital and €1000 to Ms Carol Beattie, Chairperson of the Alzheimer’s Society in Cavan. We will also be forwarding a […]

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.

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). […]

Student Council report:
Here in Loreto Cavan we were extremely busy on Monday February 25th as we hosted a Cake Sale in aid of local charities St. Christopher’s Hospice and the Oncology Department in Cavan General Hospital.
Before the Cake Sale, the council appealed to all students from First year to Sixth year to bake for this […]

Laura O’Conor (Head Prefect) and Emma Louise Brady (Deputy Head Prefect) write on behalf of the Student Council:
Last Friday, 18th January members from the Student Council decorated the Student Council notice board on the theme of Mary Ward Week (21st- 25th January). Lisa Smith (TY Athena) and Leanne Sheridan (St Hannah) came up with a […]

The school closes for the holidays today. We open again for everyone on Monday January 7th 2013. Pictured here is Rebecca Tully’s winning entry to this year’s Student Council Christmas Card competition.

Laura O’Conor and Emma Brady (Head Prefects) announce:
The winners of the 2012 Christmas Card Competition were announced today. Thank you to Easons Cavan (P&M Lynch) for their generous sponsorship of the prizes. All entries are displayed on the Student Council noticeboard.
The winning students for 2012 are:
School Card Winner: Rebecca Tully (1st Year)
Religious Category:
Winner: Weronika Kocurkiewicz […]

Laura O’Connor and Emma Brady (Head Prefect and Deputy Head Prefects), on behalf of the Student Council, write:
On the 5th December Holly Brennan, Áine Phair and Emma Brady (three of the 6th year reps) and Lisa Smith (TY rep) decorated the Student Council noticeboard and the ‘Congratulations’ noticeboard for the Christmas Season. The Student Council […]

On September 24th 2012 the Loreto College Cavann Student Council, along with our liason teacher Mrs. Cassidy, travelled to the Croke Park Conference Centre in Dublin for a Loreto Schools Student Councils seminar. Here the Head Girl Laura O’Connor (Chariperson), Deputy Head Girl Emma Louise Brady (Secretary), Holly Brennan (6th year rep and PRO), Aine […]

Head Prefects Laura and Emma write:
Today, September 5th, the Student Council hosted a luncheon and presentation in honour of Mrs. Cahill’s retirement. Head Girl, Deputy Head Girl, senior Student Council representatives and teachers met in the Community Room to wish Mrs. Cahill best wishes and good health in her retirement.
Pitured here are Emma, Laura, Shauna, […]

The Student Council hosted a luncheon in the Community Room today in honour of Mrs Claire Thomas’s recent retirement after a long and sucessful career in our Maths Department. Head Prefects and Student Council members are pictured here with Mrs Thmoas (centre), our Principal Ms Angela McGarvey and Mrs Anne Cassidy our Student Council Liaison.

The Student Council have recently received more funds in aid of their much needed defibrillator. We would like to thank both Sonia Leonard of Ard Rialla-O’Donohue Irish Dancing School and the Leaving Certificate Class of 2011 for their generous donations to this cause. Their help is much appreciated.

Today was the Annual Charity Bake Sale organised by the Student Council. Thanks to all the students who baked for the event, and those who queued at lunchtime to support the event. You donated over 1000 Euro to the Student Council Charity fund, an amazing achievement.

Emma Brady (incoming Deputy Head Prefect) writes:
Recently the Student Council have been raising much needed funds for purchasing a defibrillator. We have now almost reached our target amount of €2500. School-based Automated External Defibrillators provide a high survival rate for both student athletes and others who suffer Sudden Cardiac Arrest on school grounds.
The Student […]

Today was our annual Student Council non uniform day for charity, the theme was Pink. This year we will support St Christopher’s Hospice in Cavan, and our sister Loreto school in Rumbek, South Sudan.

Sarah Duggan, Emma Brady and Laura O’Conor write:
Hannah McDermott and Jean Lynch(5th Yr), Blainid Carney, Tessa Morgenroth and Sarah Duggan (6th Yr) represented the Student Council at a Seminar for Student Councils in Loreto Post-Primary Schools on Wednesday, 9th November in the Gresham Hotel in Dublin.
The Students were accompanied by Mrs. Cassidy, the Student Council […]

A busy week ahead…

November 14, 2011 | 27 Comments

The week beginning November 14th is Friendship Week in our school, and Science Week across the country. There will be many and varied activities for students to watch and listen out for and reports will follow at the end of the week.

The Student Council Rap’n Maths competition got underway last week. On Monday 3rd Yrs faced off against 2nd Yrs and 6th Yrs battled it out with 5th Yrs. On Friday the 1st Yrs held their competition. The TYs (who were on Work Experience last week) will challenge each other next Wednesday.
There was great creativity shown […]

Maths Rap competition

October 12, 2011 | 20 Comments

All Maths classes are busy preparing their entries for the Maths Rap competition which runs through next week, organised by the Student Council as this years charity fundraiser. As you can see from the poster below, the entry fee is a very appropriate “50c” per student. Watch this space, we will post the winners as […]

October 10th -17th is World Mental Health and Well-being week. Each day we have a “thought for the day” read out by a member of the Student Council over the school intercom. Third year groups have made posters for the school. Here is one of the the posters from St Hannahs class (Orla, Áine, Annija, […]

The Student Council meets with Mrs Cassidy for a working lunch in the community room every Wednesday at 1pm. The newly elected Council representatives from 2nd, 3rd, TY, 5th and 6th years are pictured here with Mrs Cassidy and our Head Prefects Sarah and Tessa.1st year representatives will be elected to join the Council after […]

In the community room today, the 2010/11 Student Council made a presentation to Ms Margaret Donagh, our Principal, to mark the occasion of her retirement from Loreto College Cavan. Kate McNally, Head Prefect, thanked Ms Donagh for all she had done for the students, reminded Ms Donagh that they had started in Loreto together on […]

Lucy McCarron, Deputy Head Prefect writes…
Our Student Council held the annual Bake Sale this week to raise money for our neighbours St Christopher’s Hospice. It was a huge success again this year, thanks to the huge efforts of the Student Council.
We started planning weeks beforehand, putting up posters and enlisting the help of classmates to […]

Head Prefect Kate McNally writes:
January 24th-28th marks out annual Friendship Week. In preparation, the Friendship Committee organised many activities for the week. These include a play from a visiting drama group, Friendship themed Pastoral Care lessons, and encouraging all classes to write their own Friendship slogan.
We organised for a spiritual reflection to be read over […]

Our Head Prefects, Kate and Lucy, and some members of our Student Council are pictured here with Mr Killian McGuinness. The Student Council commissioned this painting to mark the occasion of his retirement from Loreto.

Our Student Council has created a selection of Christmas Cards using student art work, and the proceeds of their sale goes to charity. This collage shows some of the card images.