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      We are proud to welcome you to our website which will keep you updated. Our School is highly regarded for its outstanding academic standards, the quality of teaching and learning that takes place on a daily basis and the friendly caring atmosphere that prevails within the school. These are aimed to ensure that every student receives the best possible educational experience in a supportive environment.

       We welcome parents/guardians as partners in education and together we work towards a common goal of developing these core values while fostering a love of learning thereby ensuring our students leave Scoil Mhuire fully equipped with the skills to enter third level and working life. Our students move on to attend the top Universities and Colleges in the country and they continue to maintain the sense of community that our school has nurtured in them.

     We promote core values of respect, courtesy, responsibility and accountability while ensuring that a holistic approach to the education of our students prevails.


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Congratulations to Scoil Mhuire's leaving certificate
students of 2017 
who were presented with
UCD Entrance Scholars Awards

                Academic High Achievers:
                - Aisling O'Rourke
                - Ruth Sherlock
                - Emer Ferry

                Academic High Achiever and Choral Scholarship:           
                - Rose Higgins


Leinster 1/4 final winners, winning 9-13 to 4-7 against St. Vincents Dundalk today Monday 18.12.2017.

Leinster semi- final to take place after Christmas.

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Irish debating

      On the 6th December both the junior and senior Irish debating teams competed successfully in the 2nd round of Gaellinn debating competitions which were held in Athboy.
     The Junior team debated passionately for the motion that ‘Téimid that fóir ag ceiliúradh na Nollag’. The Elf on the Shelf even made an appearance as well as a rendition of The Grinch. The girls performed superbly and are through to the Regional Finals.
     The Senior Team also put in a stellar performance debating on the topic of freedom of speech. Their motion was ‘ba cheart deireadh a char le cuntas Twitter Donald Trump’ and Hannah, Robin and Ellen spoke passionately on this topic. The senior team have also made it through to the Regional Finals which will be held in early January.

      From left to right: Allie Stack, Abby Murphy, Aoibhín Shortt, Aoife Ní Shlatara.

      Maith sibh a chailíní, tá Ms Harlin agus Ms Heffernan fíor-bhródúil as an éacht!


Erasmus+ coming to Trim

        Since September 2017, a group of our Transition Year students with the support of their teachers Mr. Domo Kajic and Mr. John Reidy, are participating with students and museum curators from Germany and Poland in a two years European Union Erasmus+ project, based on instilling young people with a greater awareness and appreciation of the function of museums and in particular, the pivotal role of a curator.

Hittorf Gymnasium Recklinghausen and LWL Museum Dortmund from Germany, VI Liceum Ogόlnoksztalcace im.A. Mickiewicza and Museum of Municipal Engineering Krakow from Poland are the other schools and museums the girls will be working with.

Over the two years, the project involves regular meetings and discussions with their European colleagues via the web, and coming together in week long workshops in the 3 countries. Following completion of the project in 2019, all the participating students will put on an exhibition of their work in LWL Museum in Dortmund.

Scoil Mhuire will be hosting the second workshop from the 11th to the 18th February 2018 in our school.

The name of our Transition Years project is “Knowledge Lab” and explores the current topics of real/fake news and facts.

Scoil Mhuire TY participating students: Leanne Duignan, Eimear Boyle, Nadine Callan, Rachel Carroll, Shauna Dempsey, Leah Devine, Alana Fahey, Roisin Fahey, Anna Hyland, Katie Jones, Lauren Kenny, Hannah Lynch, Laura Martin, Aishling McGuinness, Laura O’Brien, Ava Thompson, Ciara Thornton, Emily J. Walsh.

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Scoil Mhuire Choir

       Well done to our school choir who was commended in the recent Sligo International Festival against stiff opposition from St. Patrick’s Cathedral Choir, Dublin and Presentation College Kilkenny. The choir sang two challenging pieces. “Da Pacem” by Canadian composer Jeff Enns and the flirtatious Renaissance madrigal “My Bonny Lass She Smileth” by Thomas Morley. The choir is busy preparing for its annual carol- service on Tuesday December 19 th in St. Patrick’s Church, Trim at 8pm. The girls will be joined this year by 150 first years, who are looking forward to this very special evening. Proceeds for the evening will go to the Church Restoration Fund.


Great Success at St. Brigid's Schools Cross
Country Competition 
on Tuesday, October 3rd

         With 30 finishers, Scoil Mhuire competitors placed as follows:

         3rd Place Junior 1000m Individual Trophy:
         - Zoe Mc Evoy.

         1st Place Junior 1000m Team Medallists:
         - Zoe Mc Evoy, Abbey Murphy, Jennifer Nugent & Leah Mahon.

         2nd Place Minor 1000m Team Medallists:
         - Ava Costello, Leighann Massey, Emma Gibney & Grace Vaughan.

         3rd place Junior 1000m Team Medallists:
         - Lydia Meehan, Rachel Mc Enroe, Petra Harten & Leah Murray.

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Victory for Scoil Mhuire in German Debating 2017-2018

       On Friday 20th October 2017 Scoil Mhuire’s German Debating Team achieved their first victory this year by defeating Colaiste Pobaill Setanta Phibblestown in Round 1 of the National German Debating Competition.

      Scoil Mhuire’s team debated against the motion “Mixed schools provide better preparation for life than Girls’ or Boys’ schools” or “ Koedukative Schulen bereiten besser auf das Leben vor als reine Mädchen- oder Jungenschulen”. The team consisted of 5th year students Megan O’Connor (Captain), Andrea McBride, Ciara Brady and Robin Kane and was mentored by Miss O’Callaghan and Mr Kajic.

      A big thanks is owed to all the students who turned up to support the team. It was a brilliant performance and we look forward to Round 2, which is scheduled to happen before Christmas.

  Victory for Scoil Mhuire in German Debating 2017-2018

SCOIL MHUIRE ATHLETICS NEWS

        The following girls competed in the DCU Invitational Schools Cross Country Meet which was held in DCU sports Grounds. Over 60 schools were invited to compete.
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              The girls were:

                 - Katie McLoughlin
                 - Vanessa Edosa
                 - Kate Mulchrone
                 - Nicole Molloy
                 - Emma Gibney
                 - Aoife Swan 
                 - Jane Cullen
                 - Emma McEnroe
                 - Emma O’Neill
                 - Kayleigh Cassidy
                 - Blathnaid Vaughan
                 - Niamh Mahon
                 - Ella Curran
                 - Aisling McCabe

        Kate Mulchrone came in 4 th place in the Minor Race. A great result for Katie as there over 170 athletes in the race. The first 4 girls who came in to make the team were also in 4 th place. They were Katie Mulchrone, Emma Gibney, Kate McLoughlin and Aoife Swan.

        Aisling McCabe ran in the Inter Girls race and was placed 14 th out of 40 in her race. A great result for Aisling who had no team behind her and ran as an individual.

        Well done to all the girls and to their coach Ms Moira Peppard. Their next race is the North Leinsters’ Schools Cross Country on Friday 26 th January in AlSAA Dublin.


 


Naughton Scholarship 2017
         

       
         Congratulations to last year's Head Girl Ruth Sherlock who received a Naughton Scholarship 2017 for County Meath on Saturday last. Ruth was one of the 36 recipients from the Republic of Ireland counties who received their awards in the Trinity Biomedical Science Institute from the Naughton family. The scholarship is worth €5000 per year for the duration of Ruth's Undergraduate Degree Programme.

        The Naughton family began their scholarship programme in 2008. Since then a total of three Scoil Mhuire students have benefited from the Naughton Family's generosity.

        Doireann O'Kiely (2008) is now based in the Mathematics Institute in Oxford studying for her PHD, Emma Foley (2012) who is studying Engineering in UCD and Ruth Sherlock (2017) who has commenced her studies in Engineering in UCD.


Scoil Mhuire Athletics News

        Today the girls from Scoil Mhuire travelled to the Meath Schools Cross Country Competition held in the Navan Race Course where they competed against other secondary schools from Meath also.

        It was a very wet day but it did not deter the girls from competing and taking home two Team medals and 3 individual medals. The Minor team of Katie Mulchrone, Leighann Massey, Kate McLoughlin and Ava Costello got 2 nd place. The Junior team of Zoe McEvoy, Jennifer Nugent, Leah Mahon and Abbey Murphy got 1 st place.

        The individual medal winners were Zoe McEvoy – 2 nd place in the U15 Junior Race and Jennifer Nugent – 3 rd in the same race. Aisling McCabe got 3 rd in the U17 Inter race.

        Well done also to the other girls who competed in the Minor and Junior Races. Their next Cross Country competition will be the Geraldine Dolan Memorial Cross Country Meet in Oldcasle on Tuesday 3 rd October.


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