Today is Internet Safety Day! Keep an eye out for the posters and QR codes around the school promoting safe use of the Internet. Webwise.ie has great resources as always on the topic. STAY COOL- BLOCK THE HATERS is the topic.
Of the nine students who took part in the preliminary round of the All-Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) on Wednesday 2nd February, we are delighted to announce that two of our students qualified in the top 100 in the whole of Ireland. Two Fifth Year students, Jake Baker and Oliwier Jakubiec have been invited to participate in the All-Ireland National Final on Wednesday March 9th in DCU. A fantastic achievement! ....
Congratulations to two of our former students on being awarded an academic scholarship for the academic year 2021/22 by Institute of Technology Carlow. The Scholarship Winners are: Nurlan Kennedy, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in TV and Media Production and Jack Nulty, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Games Development. Leaving Certificate Year: 2021. We are delighted to celebrate their success and wish them all the best in their studies and future.
Today is Safer Internet Day! Below is a short video from our Safer Internet Day Ambassadors and Committee members along with Jane from Webwise, introducing Safer Internet Day to our staff, students and parents. Video 1 - 'Introduction to Safer Internet Day'.
From our recent survey with Transition Year students during their virtual assembly, we found out that TikTok is the most popular app in the year.
Find out more about TikTok on: What is Tik Tok
Our Safer Internet Day Committee have partnered with a number of Social Media influencers, including Eimer Ní Bhraonáin from KCLR, Kate Gaynor from The Paint Hub, here in Carlow, past pupil Jade Condron, to create this video, where the Social Media influencers give their tips on staying safe online and minding your online wellbeing.
Video 2 - 'Social Influencers'
From our recent survey with First Year students during their virtual assembly, we found out that Snapchat is the most popular app in the year.
Find out more about Snapchat on: What is Snapchat A Video for parents
Huge thank you to all the First Year students who participated in our Safer Internet Day poster competition. See below a video of all the entries as well as the winning posters:
Video 3 - 'SID Entries and Winning Posters'
Our very own SID Ambassadors were interviewed on KCLR Here is the link: KCLR Interview
There is a campaign aimed in particular at young people . Please click on the attached link. It is never nice to lose your mobile phone. If you do - it is great to get it back. There are many phones that have been handed in that can not be returned and following the simple instructions attached could save students and parents from unnecessary worry and expense.
Find My Phone
Congratulations to Ms Mc Hugh and her team of Digital Champions who were recently recognised for their achievements at a reception at Google in Dublin.
Digital Champions 2019
Our Safety Ambassador Gavin Bradley along with Ms. McHugh organised yet another successful Internet Safety Day. The day was a hive of activities, with selfie pictures, posters and displays all reminding students to THINK before they post online: Is it True? Is it Hurtful? Is it Illegal? Is it Necessary? Is it Kind?