Lesson Study 2019

 A group of maths teachers collaborated with St. Louis Dundalk in collaborating their ideas and designing a lesson as part of Lesson Study. This is a great opportunity for Teachers in the area to collaborate and design a lesson for a group of students. The college has participated in Lesson Study in recent years and have…

Green schools Committee are on a mission!

Our green schools committee enjoyed a visit from the Neat Streets team yesterday. The Neat Streets  is an anti-litter and waste programme for secondary schools across Ireland run by the Environmental Education Unit. Our committee enjoyed a visit by Stephen in learning how to progress and work towards a Green Schools flag.

Caoimhe receives Technology award in GMIT

Caoimhe Bailey was awarded the 2nd best result in Technology in the Leaving Certificate 2018. Caoimhe was presented her award at the National Student awards 2018 in GMIT in Galway at the weekend from the Techno Teachers Association Ireland and Minister Halligan. Caoimhe’s parents and also the Principal Mr. Craven travelled down to the awards…

Transition year students enjoy architecture module

The transition year students have enjoyed a series of Architecture workshops which have been facilitated by the National Architects in Schools Initiative. This initiative provides transition year students with first-hand experience of the design process under the guidance of Architects. Our transition year students have certainly gained an insight and enhancement of numeracy, literacy, design…

Internet safety week

Marist Safer Internet Day took place on Tuesday 5th February. Safer Internet Lessons were rolled out in SPHE and Wellbeing classes this week to support the day. A poster competition was also on the theme of Safer Internet Day 2019 has also. Transition year students handed out Safer Internet Day wrist-bands to all student. Please check…

Catholic schools week

The theme for this year was Celebrating the work of our local Catholic Schools.In St. Mary’s College this week is a celebration of our ongoing work in passing on our Catholic Faith. Students and staff created a Marist connections chain which represented their common bond and linked together their hopes and dreams.A Marist Jigsaw was…

Junior maths problem solving quiz

The College hosted the Irish Junior problem solving quiz on Thursday 25th January. Many secondary schools in the Dundalk area were represented and one of the  Marist teams placed 4th on the night. The team members were Rebecca Lambe Fegan, Mark Mc Gahon, Ailbhe Ford and Rachel Oladele This was a really enjoyable night for…