Posted in May 2013

Physics Paintings

  Transitions year students recently painted three large scale paintings to illustrate the history of Physics. Students tried to include key people and moments from the history of Physics.

Relay for Life

This week Transition year pupils fundraised for and participated in the Relay for Life in Letterkenny. Money was raised by climbing Mount Errigal, sponsoring teachers to wear onsies for a day and a organizing a bake sale. The fundraising was headed up by Roisin Crerand. Here is a photo of Roisin and Rosaleen Gallagher working … Continue reading

Poetry Book – A Walk in My Shoes

Transition year pupils have launched their book ‘A Walk in My Shoes’. This was a joint project during which pupils participated in a number of workshops in poetry and photography. The pupils then each submitted a poem and a photo they took to illustrate their poem. The book is on sale at a price of … Continue reading

Prizegiving 2013

Photographs: Special Guest Shane Mc Laughlin from Downings (Voice of Ireland (3rd place) and a past pupil of Loreto C.S. Milford)

Bronze Gaisce Award – TY Students

Well done to the 26 Bronze Gaisce Award students who completed their Adventure Challenge on Friday and Saturday. On Friday the students climbed Mackoght (Little Errigal) and Errigal Mountain and then hiked into Dunlewey. Having had to postpone the challenge two weeks ago due to bad weather there was no such issue on Friday with … Continue reading

Silver Gaisce Adventure Challenge

Silver Gaisce Adventure Challenge

Thirteen students from Loreto C.S. completed the Adventure Challenge component of their Silver Gaisce last week by spending three days hiking in the Dartry Mountain range in Sligo. The students linked up again this year with seven students from St Eunans College, Letterkenny for the challenge. The students were accompanied on the trip by their … Continue reading

Relations Revealed – History website created by TY students

Transition Year students Mark, Jordan, Erica and Sean have developed  Relationsrevealed.com, a website which acts as an online archive for history in the Milford and surrounding areas. The website already contains an impressive archive of material and they are looking for more – send anything you think might be of interest to relationsrevealed@gmail.com.

4th Year History Trip to Krakow and Auschwitz

4th Year History Trip to Krakow and Auschwitz

On Saturday, the 16th of March, nineteen senior students from Loreto Community School, Milford and their teachers Mr. Mc Taggart and Mr.Mc Groarty assembled at the school at 4a.m. The excited bunch of sleepy heads were bound for Krakow in Poland. After a long journey (involving a quick dash to the gate), the group departed … Continue reading