Digital News from Presentation Secondary School

Digital News from Presentation Secondary School

Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland participated recently in the School Digital Champion programme. The programme promotes digital adoption and encourages the productive use of technology by students. Now in its fifth year the programme is creating an interest in STEM and developing an aptitude for digital and ICT at all levels in secondary schools. Second Year…

Pres Castleisland Choir and Guests Launching CD

Pres Castleisland Choir and Guests Launching CD

The launch of Presentation Castleisland School Choir CD will be held in Ballygarry House Hotel Tralee on this Thursday night November the 21st. A reception at 7pm will be followed by performances from a list of well known guests who are lending their support to the event on the night. Line-up of Special Guests Nóirín…

St. Pats and Pres 2019 Joint Transition Year Graduations

St. Pats and Pres 2019 Joint Transition Year Graduations

On Tuesday, parents and teachers of Transition Year students from Presentation Secondary School and St. Patrick’s Secondary School Joint Transition Year programme came together to celebrate the achievements of the class of 2019. A total of 58 students undertook the year and it is testament to the success of the joint programme that similar numbers…

Sunday Afternoon Choral Extravaganza for Castleisland

Sunday Afternoon Choral Extravaganza for Castleisland

This coming Sunday, May 26th. the Castleisland fundraising branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation, in association with the Con Houlihan weekend, will host the Bois Goetre-Hen Male Choir. They will be joined by the choir from Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland under the direction of their music teacher Ailish Walsh and also by the Castleisland Parish Choir.…

Presentation Castleisland Celebrates its Annual Awards Night

Presentation Castleisland Celebrates its Annual Awards Night

Presentation Secondary School Castleisland on Monday 13th May last celebrated its annual awards night in St. Johns Hall. Photographs / Report by Katie O’Reilly This is an annual tradition in Presentation Secondary Castleisland and true to form it was an immensely enjoyable night. Awards, Medals and Certificates Students of all ages received awards, medals and…

Jigsaw Kerry’s Peer Educators Presented with Graduation Certs

Jigsaw Kerry’s Peer Educators Presented with Graduation Certs

Jigsaw Kerry recently presented Kerry’s first 35 Peer Educators with their graduation certificates at a recognition event held in the Muckross Park Hotel in Killarney. One Good Adult MC for the night was Donagh Hennebry from Jigsaw Kerry who spoke passionately about the importance of providing young people with an opportunity to discuss their emotions,…

A Night to Remember at Joint-Schools Talent Show 2019

A Night to Remember at Joint-Schools Talent Show 2019

On Thursday night last the students of St. Patrick’s Secondary School and Presentation Secondary School entertained a packed St. John’s Hall for almost three hours with music, song, dance and comedy. Wonderful Talent Praised All present praised the wonderful talent in both schools and the excellent night’s entertainment that was provided. “It gives us great…

Busy Year for Council’s Artists in Residence

Busy Year for Council’s Artists in Residence

Kerry County Council’s artists in residence have been very busy over the last few months. Film-maker-in-residence Mieke Vanmechelen has connected with a number of special groups of secondary students, each with their own vision and unique approach. Change the Future A short film produced with CBS The Green called ‘Change The Future’ was selected for…

Pres Awards Night – A Celebration of Achievement and Talent

Pres Awards Night – A Celebration of Achievement and Talent

On May 10th last Presentation Secondary School Castleisland held its yearly awards night. By: Katie O’Reilly With a fantastic variety of guest speakers lined up and many awards to to hand out, and a few songs from the school choir it promised to be an eventful, fun-filled entertaining night and it sure was! The school’s…

Transition Year Students Supporting County Clean-up Day

Transition Year Students Supporting County Clean-up Day

Transition year students from St. Patrick’s Secondary School and Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland teamed up today to lend a hand with the Cpounty Clean-Up. They worked with local Tidy Towns activists and past pupils of St Patrick’s, Andrew Kelliher and Paul Geaney. Tackled the Bypass Together, they tackled the Castleisland bypass from the Mick Galwey…