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Gaisce Hike

Transition year students went on a 25km overnight hike in Glendalough on Monday and Tuesday 25th/26th of April as part of their Gaisce.

Visit by Minister Hackett

6th Year Politics and Society students were delighted to welcome Minister Pippa Hackett TD to Oaklands. They discussed their Leaving Certificate Action Projects and other pressing issues affecting society today.

Schools playwright competition

Congratulations to TY student Robyn Meehan who has been shortlisted in the final 6 of the prestigious RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival, Schools Playwright Competition 2022, for her script “The Ghost in The Mirror”, with an awards ceremony taking place in May. Well done Robyn!

Artist of the week

 Congratulations to Conor Brennan on his fantastic Works of Art. Conor is working on an Exhibition of paintings influenced on the world and it’s environment. Conor is also selling his work so anyone interested in purchasing his fantastic Works of Art contact Conor. Place your orders quickly as his works are selling fast. Thank you …

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DreamSpace

Our TY students, Aoife, Robyn & Méabh had their final lab in Microsoft DreamSpace on Monday. As part of the lab, they had to come up with a problem their local community face daily & use Design Thinking to come up with a solution. The girls pitched a brilliant idea to their peers called MD …

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

A selection of pictures to show the kids celebrating seachtain na Gaeilge. Pictures include our 2nd year tóraíocht taisce winners (treasure hunt), our tráth na gceist winners from various years (quiz) and our 1st year poster competition winners. 1st place Éabha Ryan 1 neagh, 2nd place Bláithín McIntyre 1 ree and 3 Rd place Alanna …

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Sci-Fest

Huge well done to all of our Transition Year students for taking part in a brilliant Sci-Fest in the school this week. Overall it was evident that a lot of work went into each project and it was a credit to all who took part. The judges were very impressed with the overall standard of …

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World of Work

Well done to Mr Pettit’s 2nd Years, receiving their certificates today for completing their World of Work module in collaboration with Edenderry Power and Business in the Community Ireland. Students get a chance to learn about the world of work, teamwork, future career opportunities and the environment. Thanks to past pupil Padraig Nolan in Edenderry …

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PDST Poetry award

Well done to Mia Reilly on receiving  her award today from PDST for the National Write A Poem competition for her poem “Concealed Wealth”.

Power2Progress

Oaklands Community College, Edenderry hosted the launch of a new programme, Power 2 Progress, a programme from University College Dublin (UCD) in collaboration with Zurich Ireland and Rethink Ireland, aimed at supporting students achieve their academic goals.   As part of the programme, teachers from the school will provide additional educational support to participating students …

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