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German Embassy Visit

Presentation College was delighted to welcome Mr. Robert Henneberg from the German Embassy to our school on Monday 13th September. Whether for travel, education, pleasure or employment, Mr. Henneberg, who speaks fluent English, French and Irish in addition to his native language of German, assured students that it will always be of value to work on one's language skills. There are of course increased opportunities in life for those who speak several languages. We would like to thank the German Embassy for valuing the importance of the young learners of German and French by supporting them with the interesting and educational visit and the gift of books..click on the heading for the full report and photos.

Bake Sale this Thursday

The Headstrong Mental Health Committee will hold a Bake Sale on Thursday 6th May from 1.05pm-1.50pm in the Marquee. Students and Staff are also encouraged to get create a piece of art based on the theme ‘What Inspires Me’. Please bring your work (posters/paintings/drawings…) to the Guidance Offices from Tuesday 4th until 11.45am on Thursday 6th May to be included in the display. Social distancing protocols will be in place for this event and a one-way system through the marquee will be in effect. If anyone wishes to donate some baked goods towards the event, please get in touch with Ms Cumiskey. Click on heading for the full information.

Darkness into Light 2021

May 04 2021
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On May the 8th, amazingly, Darkness Into Light will be commencing again. Keeping your social distance, it’s a wonderful chance for you to go out, get some fresh air, and raise some money. Jake and Olivia have been busy creating posters for the event. Please click on the heading for the full article written by Jake Baker.


How's Your Head?

How's Your Head? #KeepWellCampaign' Transition Year students Jacob, Darragh and Tomasso are members of the @ComhairleNaNog1 group in @CarlowYouth and have teamed up with #HealthyCarlow to bring out their very own youth friendly#KEEPWELL boards in line with the national roll out. This group have also worked with Tusla to produce face masks and leaflets. The leaflets will inform you of local supports and services specifically for twelve to eighteen year olds.  Well done to all those involved in this initiative!   

 

Cycle Survey

Mar 11 2021
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Abby one of our #andshecycles Ambassadors, along with classmates Leia, Arturo and Daniel surveyed one hundred students to find out information relating to cycling. Click on the heading to read more. 

Global Education

Well done to a group of our Transition Years that spent this morning talking to students in Japan and the Netherlands as part of the 'Interactive Global Education' programme. Thanks to Danny from @CarlowCEILS and Noel at Equinox Education Services for all their work.

Safer Internet Day

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

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