St Joseph of Cluny

Good News Friday

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Each week to celebrate the brighter side of school life we send a text to all staff and parents to let them know what happened during the week. Below are some of the weekly texts we've been sending out.

24 May 2019

A memorable week for the Cluny family! Official school photographer records special moments for us all. Wonderful farewell Student Assembly for our esteemed Principal Ms White. 6th Yrs bid us farewell at Whole School Assembly, treat staff to lunch with support of our amazing Parents’ Assoc and graduate with uplifting Mass. 5th Yrs finish French orals and TYs complete First Aid course. In Cluny we do CELEBRATION!

17 May 2019

This week 5th Yrs on Art, Ecology, DSPCA & EU Dublin HQ trips & Spanish/German orals all done! TYs do First Aid course, TYs in Nice come home. 2nd Yrs survive in Kippure! Sports Day/5K Run for all. 1st Yr Tennis beat Kings Hos, have their presentation evening & Alana (1Y) wins gold at Feis Maitiú. Prizegiving ceremonies all week. Well done past pupil Grace O’Rourke in Special Forces (RTE). In Cluny we do ENTHUSIASM!

10 May 2019

Leadership Day for 5th Yrs, TYs & 3rd Yrs have TY Presentation Evening, LC & JC Art finish their practicals! Well done all - 10 athletics medals (gold for Isabelle & Lily) at Tony Ward Invitational & Clodagh in 2nd Yr on her orienteering win! TYs at Dragon’s Den workshop and 4th Yrs heading to Nice for a week! 1st Yrs present at EU Air Pollution Day in Dublin. House multi sports ongoing! In Cluny we do INCLUSION!

03 May 2019

In Cluny we’re Paying It Forward! After table quiz in April, 6th Yrs host Coffee Morning for St Luke’s Hosp – thanks to all for support. Houses compete for Cluny Cup – lunchtime multi sports ongoing! Cluny at East Leinster Athletics, Santry. GAA win Lidl comp for kit & equipment! 2nd & 3rd Yr Geog visit Cool Planet. TYs at FightingWords workshop. 5th Yr Geog visit Wicklow Mts. In Cluny we do HERITAGE! Happy Bank Hol!

12 April 2019

What a week in Cluny! Cluny dances with the STARS! House Captains coup – Jake Carter revisits Cluny! Staff ‘Mr & Mrs’ Quiz, Drop Everything & Dance. Big win for badminton – the Crème Egg Cup! 3rd Yr Easter Cake Bake Off. TYs beat the bog at Causey Farm. They model VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon kit & create fruit heart to share with all. More to follow!

Round 2! Cluny Easter Bunny is on the run but didn’t get away! Easter eggs for winners! 6th Yr Geog visit Zoo. Yoga & Zumba at lunchtime for all. Green & Purple fun student Conga to Concert Hall today for St Luke’s. Good luck to 6th Yr Table Quiz, 8pm, The Graduate tonight, also in aid of St Luke’s. LAKE GARDA HERE WE COME! In Cluny we do WELL-BEING! Happy Easter to all!

05 April 2019

Cluny newsflash! 5th Yr Clíodhna in Irish Independent at Euro Money Week 2019! TYs meet An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar at Leadership Conference in Convention Centre! 2nd Yr French cinema trip to IFI. All LC & JC music practicals & Gaeilge orals done! CSPE bake sale for Friends of the Earth. In Cluny we do SMILES!

02 Apr 2019

Cluny News! Congrats to 3rd Yr Home Ec who finished practical exams & LC Spanish & French on finishing orals. 1st Yr HPV vaccines all done! Blue Angels treat 3rd Yrs to pizza

22 Mar 2019

Cluny news! Well done to our TY enterprise companies in DLR County Finals, ‘Replace Your Lace’ got 2nd and special merits for ‘Mobile Makeup’ and ‘Restraw’! Our Blue Angels treated 6th Yrs to a surprise pizza lunch! In Cluny we do COMPASSION – our thoughts & prayers are especially with all in Cookstown, Co Tyrone and Christchurch, New Zealand today.

15 Mar 2019

In Cluny we do Seachtain na Gaeilge le céilí agus scileanna GAA! 3rd Yr History visit Glasnevin. TYs at Fightingwords Workshop. 5th & 6th Yrs at Spanish film & tapas. Ag Science trip to hear Prof T Boland, UCD. 3rd Yrs at Quinn School Quiz in UCD. Jr & Minor basketball qtr-final wins! Badminton - 3rd place in finals! Past pupils visit to share college experience with students. Cluny Assembly supports ‘Save the Planet’!
Sports Update! Following Louise and Laura’s amazing hockey goals in our Minor 1’s Leinster final win, Louise now has over 18K views and has been entered into Goal of the Month on several hockey sites – well done ladies, you’ve all done us proud!

8 Mar 2019

Amazing week in Cluny! Hockey Minor 1’s are Leinster champs! Badminton U16’s in Dublin finals! Katie M sings for Dept of Foreign Affairs & TY German students have Q&A with German & Hungarian Ambassadors. Senior History trip to Derry. Engineering Week for all! TYs feature at Junk Kouture at the Helix. Pancakes all done before Ash Wednesday. Big Cluny welcome to 1st Yrs 2019 on Wed evening. In Cluny we do JOY!

01 Mar 2019

Super Cluny Friday! 3 TYs meet Minister of Education at Euro Money Quiz. Prof Brendan Kelly talks to 5th and 6th Yrs re psychiatric effects on soldiers during World War I in Cluny Library.. 3rd Yrs at Romeo & Juliet. 5th Yrs visit UCD. TYs attend French Theatre Workshop. 1st Yrs at Women’s World Day of Prayer. Fiji House lunch. Basketball wins for Junior A’s & Minor A’s against Loreto Dalkey. Huge congrats to staff & students for our amazing Open Evening! In Cluny we do Happiness!

Great things ahead for Cluny! Best of luck to our 2nd Yr debaters in TCD on Saturday; to our school Choir in Wesley Choral Competition this afternoon; to our hockey Minor A’s in their Leinster Final next week and our badminton U14’s who are through to their Leinster Finals. In Cluny we definitely do Happiness!

08 February 2019

Positive Friday! Congrats to badminton U14’s – 1 final & 2 semis to come! Well done Leah & Lily at Le Chéile Conference in Athlone. 5th Yr Concern debaters reach national playoffs & are invited to Concern HQ to speak. TYs on work experience. 5th Yrs on campus tour to TCD this week. 1st Yr Science help EPA & An Taisce initiate European Air Pollution Research Project. Good luck to Mocks students!

01 February 2019

Good News Friday! Well done Kara in Leinster debates. Badminton U16 Div 2 Dublin League winners! Hockey Minor 1’s into semi-finals! Basketball wins v Beaufort & HCK. 15 TYs at BOI Global Markets Event. CPR training for all TYs & all at GoQuest today! Creative writing workshop for 5th Yrs with Dermot Bolger in Cluny Library. House Quiz for all. Good luck 2nd Yr debaters tomorrow in TCD.

25 January 2019
Fab Friday! Aer Lingus pilot Lisa gives student talk in Cluny Library. 3rd & 6th Yrs at NCH recital. 5th & 6th Yr Physics visit NUI Maynooth. 1st Yr anti-bullying Sticks&Stones workshop. House meetings underway. 5th Yr Gael Linn debates. Congrats to Kara C on qualifying for qtr finals - English OCTO debating. New GAA jerseys arrived. More badminton success for U16 A’s v Wesley & U19’s, 3rd in Leinster finals.

18 January 2019

Cluny Wins & News! Quinn Business School UCD awards 6 TY Business pupils for outstanding JC results. Badminton U19 Senior Div 2 winners! Wins for hockey & basketball. JC Gaeilge orals finished. Internet Safety talks for all students. TY hold court in mock trial in Criminal Courts of Justice! Past pupils give Engineering talk to TYs. A big Cluny welcome to 2019 First Yrs for fun afternoon.

30 November 2018

Celebrate Friday! TY students visited Butler's Chocolate Factory. 4th Yrs Emma, Kate, Grace and Emer enjoyed a DLR Teen Entrepreneur STEM Camp. School Bank interviews concluded. 2nd and 5th Yrs completed their term assessments

18 2019
Cheque Presentation to St. Luke's Hospital
19 2019
Personal Development Workshop
20 2019
Interviews School Bank
21 2019
Mental Health Talk at St. Vincent's Hospital
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Ballinclea Road,
Co. Dublin,
A96 DK13

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