AVS Notes 13th October 2017

Parent Teacher Meetings
Thank you to all 6th year parents/guardians who attended the 6th year Parent/Teacher meeting on Thursday 12th. Our 3rd year students Parent/Teacher meeting will take place on Wednesday 25th October. We encourage all parents to attend, where possible.

Parents Association AGM 2017
The AGM of the Parents’ Association took place this week on Tuesday night, October 10th. We thank all of our parents who have been part of our Parents’ Association over the years. Your contribution to our school is invaluable. The first meeting of the year takes place on Monday night 16th at 8 pm in the school.

Staff Training Day
The final JCT training day for this academic year is on November 16th. There will be no school for students on this day.

Talk for Parents
A talk by the organisation Jigsaw was held on Wednesday in the school on ‘Supporting Young People’s Mental Health’. This was for parents, guardians and those interested. Thank you to ‘Jigsaw’for hosting the informative talk.

Dates for your Diary

Organisation Date Title Target Audience
AVS Guidance Department

 

 November 6th
  • School Leavers Information Evening

This will include information on CAO, UCAS, HEAR, DARE, SUSI (Grants),

Scholarships, FET, Apprenticeships & Studying Abroad

Leaving Certs Parents
Parents’ Association Wed,

22 Nov

6.30 pm

  • Mock Interviews for Leaving Cert Students
Leaving Cert Students

 

AVS Tues,

06 Feb 2018

  • Subject Choices talk for the parents of present 3rd years & TYs
  • Information session on TY and LCA for the parents of present 3rd years & TYs
Parents of present 3rd years & TYs
AVS Tues,

01 May 2018

  • Subject Choices talk for the parents of present 1st years
Parents of present 1st years

 

 Wellbeing
This week was Mental Health Week and we had many positive mental health activities lined up for the week including drop everything and walk, sing for your mental health, study skills sessions, yoga, relax and read and many other such sessions for students. 2nd, 3rd and 6th year students participated in Headspace Meditation classes which were held with Ms Rooney this week; headspace aims to teach students how to meditate and relax for a few minutes each day. Mr Mc Hugh completed a 1st year ‘Drop Everything and Walk’ session where our students got out for some fresh air on the track this week. All week there was a playlist of music playing in the assembly area to help create a happy atmosphere. Ms. Carr and Ms. Gallagher conducted a lovely sing – song on Friday as the assembly area was once again filled with music, this time from the AVS’ own music classes. The staff of the AVS had a relaxation area in the staff room on Friday so they could unwind during some of their hectic day. Thank you to the Guidance and Music Department, The Healthy School’s team: Ms Rooney, Rosemarie Myers and Mr Mc Hugh for running such an amazing week highlighting the importance of positive mental health. Feel free to check out the #MyWee5 campaign on Twitter to see what we got up to this week!

Amber Flag
The Abbey Vocational School ws awarded the Amber Flag and this flag was raised on Friday last which was the final day of our Mental Health week. The awarding of the AMBER FLAG is to schools who are due recognition for the effort and commitment they have put into generating greater understanding and awareness of mental health issues. The school have introduced many programmes and incentives such as;

  • Mental Health Week and Health Promoting S
  • Senior Prefects and TY mentoring.
  • Tree of Hope and Amber flag notice board.
  • AVS Positive Mental Health Video.

Cycle against Suicide Ambassador school
The Abbey Vocational school was honored to be chosen as an Ambassador school for the Cycle Against Suicide. The school was presented with this award alsao on Friday as part of Mental Health week.  Ambassador School Programme aims to encourage schools to become actively involved in mental health promotion. The programme provides a framework, structure and incentive for schools to integrate mental health activities into their school planning and rewards schools that go the extra mile. The 5 gears achieved by the school last year were:

  • Mental Health Education
  • Project Work
  • Community Engagement
  • #SchoolsGo Orange
  • Get Active

 Staff Training
We have had many of our staff attending training in Instructional Leadership over the last few years as part of Donegal ETB initiative. This week some of our staff attended training in Carlow and two Donegal ETB schools presented to those who attended the IL conference on how they rolled out IL in schools. The Abbey Vocational School and Deele College were priviledged to be asked to present at this conference. We thank Mr Michael Leyden and Mr Christopher Hegarty for their excellent presentation .

Art
Work has now begun on the sets for this year’s musical. Thank you to all our wonderful students who have helped out painting the sets. All Credit Union Art Competition entries are now in; well done to all our entrants. The annual Junior Cert art exhibition, Suile na n’Og, is currently on at the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny and it features work from a number of our students.

Countdown
Countdown returns with even more challenges for our students. The competition will run weekly until Easter. Countdown is a maths based challenge and Junior and Senior students can participate which will ultimately allow them to partake in the semi-finals and then a final round. The more times you enter, the more chances you have of being selected for the semi – finals. The winners are in with a chance to win Shop Local Vouchers. Please visit the TV screens in the assembly and canteen area weekly for the challenges and more information on Countdown.

Guidance Department
The IT Sligo Open Day will take place on Thursday, 19 October 2017. A bus for 5th years will leave from the school.  The day out is optional.  A €5 fee towards the cost of the bus must be paid to Ms Mc Morrow by Tuesday, 17 October at 4 p.m. In addition, The North-West Regional College, Derry, are visiting the school on Friday, 20th October. There will be a talk from 2.40 p.m. until 3.20 p.m. for Leaving Certs. Please let your Guidance Councillor know if you would like to attend. Lastly, Dublin City University (DCU) will hold a careers talk in the library on Tuesday, 17 October at 2.40 p.m. If you are interested in attending the talk please let the Guidance Department know during class this week.

Study Skills Courses
Our Leaving Cert students participated in a 6th year study skills session with Mr Michael Bond who delivered an excellent session on study skills and motivation. Our 5th year students participated in a study workshop with the trudent enrichment services on Wednesday, 11th October which also was a excellent workshop on how to approach study and to break down sizeable areas of study into manageable pieces. Students benefit from such sessions in reviewing how best to study and they pick up many tools to assist them in this area.

Prefects
Congratulations to our students who are prefects this year and we know you will uphold the duty with respect and diligence. Prefects are in place to help the student body and community. This years prefects are:

Juniors (red badge)
Laura Kennedy, Maeve Eccles, Rachel Kerrigan, Grace Cannon, Aoife Duffy, Beth Taggart, Jennifer Blain, Rachel Shovlin, Louise Burke, Niamh Doherty and Aine Gallagher.

Senior (blue badges)
Aine Gillespie, Kara Meehan, Cathal Canavan, Patrick Breslin, Caitlin Norby, Eryn Doherty, Neasa Gorrell, Aoife Curran, Patrick Boyle, Georgia Gallagher and Lauren Kee.

MS Readathon
We encourage all students involved in this year’s MS Readathon who are involved to continue with their efforts. Well done so far!

Spanish
Spanish Club continues on Monday in Room 1 with Ms Mc Nulty. All first year’s welcome.

Debate Club
The AVS are recruiting any first-year students who are interested in joining a debate club. Students who are interested may give their name to their English teacher or Ms Murray. We will have more details to follow soon.

Transition Year:

Musical
Wednesday and Thursday dance rehearsals will take place for ‘Mammia Mia’ from 6-8pm. The Sunday dance rehearsals have been cancelled. On Wednesday music rehearsals will take place from 3:30-5:30pm. All rehearsals will take place in the library unless stated otherwise.

Safety Road Show
The Safety Road Show was held this Tuesday in the Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny. A huge thank you to The Donegal County Council who hosted the event. Our TY’s felt it was a valuable experience as it offered them different perspectives of how poor driving behaviour on the roads can affect families, doctors, paramedics and victims involved.

Public Speaking Workshop
Alan Devine returned this Thursday to deliver his public speaking class. Alan delivered four highly exciting workshops to our TY students last year. He has over twenty years’ experience as an actor therefore, he is not fearful of speaking in front of a crowd. The TY’s said “it was really fun” and “he definitely made me more aware of how it’s important to sound confident, even if you don’t feel it!”. It will be of great benefit to this year’s TY’s in preparation for life! Alan will complete three more workshops with other TY classes on: 25th October and 27th & 28th November.

Ger Carey – Standup Comedian
The TY’s had a hilarious time in Ballybofey on Wednesday when they watched Ger Carey’s hilarious stand – up comedy show. Thirty – four students, Ms Mc Partlan, Ms Murray and Mary Crawford had a cracking time at the show where Ger Carey uncovered the strange world of the teenager and their life in school.

The aim of the show is to get our students to laugh at themselves and understand that we are all different. This trip was part of their English course to teach students how confidence is important in life, not just when you’re on the stage! Before and after the show students had some time to grab a coffee and food in Ballybofey.

Sports:

Atheltics
First year students are participating in trials for our Sports Hall Athletics team. The top 12 boys and girls will represent the school at the Donegal Regional Competition on October 23rd . Training continues every Tuesday after school for all age groups.

Cross country training is on Friday at lunch time. We encourage all interested to attend.

Good luck to Rachel Gallagher and Leo Carey McDermott who are both competing in the All Irelands on the 28th October.

Girls Basketball
Well done to the U16 girls who won yet another match! The U16 girls are having a great year so far.

The U16s girls defeated St. Ronans, Lurgan last Thursday the 12th of October 39 – 15. Overall great team performance with Courtney Harron, Katie Timoney and Sophie Carr on flying form.

They now go on to meet the winners of Castlerea CS vs St. Catherine’s Killybegs in the All Ireland Quarter Final Cup.

Our U19 girls’ basketball team are away to Loreto College, Mullingar this Monday 19th October in the first round of the All Ireland Cup.

Both teams also play St Catherine’s Killybegs in the next round of the league.  We wish both teams good luck in their games.

Training continues Mondays and Thursdays after school for our U16 and U19 girls.

Training for 1st and 2nd year girls is on Wednesday after school.

Boys Basketball
First and second year boys’ basketball training will be every Friday 3:30 – 5:00. U16 and senior’s boys basketball training will be every Monday 5:30 – 7.00. Good luck to the U16 boys who take on their first match on the 26th October at home to Ballina.

Girls Gaelic
U14, U16 and U20 girls training will change to every Tuesday from 4:15-5:15 from this week and it will be coached by Ms Rooney. Please bring runners, a warm top, water and a gumshield.

The U14 league will start after Christmas. The U20’s are up against Dean Maguire first and they will also play St. Catherine’s, Killybegs, on the 13th November, Carndonagh on the 23rd November and Colaíste Ailigh on the 30th November.

U16’s played their first game last Friday against St Catherine’s Killybegs. It was a very competitive game. Both teams shared scores throughout the game but St Catherine’s edged in front with two goals in the last few minutes of the game.The girls will now play Deele Collage and Gairmscoil Chú Uladh on the 10th November.

Boys Gaelic
Senior boys Gaelic training is every Tuesday after school at 4pm.

U16 boys Gaelic training will continue every Wednesday after school. Mr Carty and Mr Lafferty manage the team this year.

U14 boys Gaelic football training is every Thursday 3:30-4:45pm. Please ensure to bring runners, a warm top, water and a gum shield. The U 14s beat Glenties Comprehensive on Friday last 1.16 to 4.03. Our boys were winning by 10 points at half time having played very well in the first half. With the breeze Glenties came back to within a point before the AVS pulled away again to win by 4. We play Carrick this Wednesday in our final group game.

Boys Soccer
Well done to are senior boys who drew against Dungloe in Maraghy. They AVS boys were 2-0 up at half time with Eoghan Curly chipping the keeper in a 1v1 and Shaun Kennedy crossing the ball from the corner with a follow up from Ryan Brogan. In the 2nd half things began to get more intense.

Within five minutes Dungloe got a goal but the AVS boys responded straight away. In late injury Kieran Monaghan broke away and was brought down by the last man; he got sent off. The AVS’ equalising goal was scored by Kieran Monaghan from a rebound off Ben Sweeney’s shot. The final score was 3-3. The boys’ next game is their last in the group, it’s against St. Columba’s in the coming weeks.

Golf
Good luck to Mr Plunkett’s team who will play the next round in the Donegal golf course next Thursday.

 

 

AVS Notes 6th October 2017

Parents Association AGM 2017
The AGM of the Parents’ Association takes place next Tuesday night, October 10th at 8 pm in the Library. We encourage parents to attend on the night. Thank you to all of our parents who have been part of our Parents’ Association over the years. Your contribution to our school is invaluable.

Staff Training Day
The final JCT training day for this academic year is on November 16th. There will be no school for students on this day.

Talk for Parents
A talk will be given by the organisation Jigsaw on Wednesday, 11th October at 7.30 p.m. in the School on ‘Supporting Young People’s Mental Health’ this workshop is for parents, guardians and those interested. All are welcome to attend.

Dates for your Diary

Organisation Date Title Target Audience
Jigsaw Wed,

11 Oct

7.30pm

  • Supporting Young People’s Mental Health
All Parents
AVS Guidance Department

 

Tue,

17 Oct

7.00pm

  • School Leavers Information Evening

This will include information on CAO, UCAS, HEAR, DARE, SUSI (Grants),

Scholarships, FET, Apprenticeships & Studying Abroad

Leaving Certs Parents
Parents’ Association Wed,

22 Nov

6.30 pm

  • Mock Interviews for Leaving Cert Students
Leaving Cert Students

 

AVS Tues,

06 Feb 2018

  • Subject Choices talk for the parents of present 3rd years & TYs
  • Information session on TY and LCA for the parents of present 3rd years & TYs
Parents of present 3rd years & TYs
AVS Tues,

01 May 2018

  • Subject Choices talk for the parents of present 1st years
Parents of present 1st years

 

Countdown
Countdown returns with even more challenges for our students. The competition will run weekly until Easter. Junior and Senior students can participate which will ultimately allow them to partake in the semi-finals and then a final round. The more times you enter, the more chances you have of being selected for the semi – finals. The winners are in with a chance to win Shop Local Vouchers. Please visit the TV screens in the assembly and canteen area weekly for the challenges and more information on Countdown.

 Study Skills
Michael Bond will be in the school on Monday, 9th October to deliver a Study Skills seminar to all Leaving Certs. The study skills guru and motivator Michael Bond is known to many for his exploits on the sideline of hurling pitches the length and breadth of the country, having brought the Offaly Hurling Team of 1998 to All Ireland success. However, his skills extend far beyond the GAA grounds of the nation, he is also widely acknowledged for his skills of communicating with young people. The seminar focuses on motivating students on timetabling study for maximum results.

 Student Council
The Student Council had their first meeting on Thursday, 5th October. The following students are members of the council: 1st year – Rion Carr and Orlaith Conaghan, 2nd year – Caitlin Ward and Shane O’ Driscoll, 3rd year – Hannah Crawford and Hugh O’ Donnell, TY- Aoibhe Timoney, Cliodhna Dunleavey, David Keaney and Wiktor Smus, 5th year – Aine Mc Gowan and Curtis Roper and 6th year – Roisin Ward and Shaun Kennedy. We wish them well for the academic year 2017/2018.

Guidance Department
IT Sligo will host its Open Day on Thursday, 19th October. This is an excellent opportunity for 5th Years to see what the Institute has to offer. A bus will leave from the school for interested fifth year students. Time of departure will be confirmed next week.

In addition, The North-West Regional College, Derry are visiting the school on Friday, 20th October. There will be a talk from 2.40 p.m. until 3.20 p.m. for Leaving Certs. Please let your Guidance Counsellor know if you wish to attend the talk.

Ecumenical Service
Our whole school Ecumenical Service took place on Tuesday, October 3rd at 11.15 am. This was a wonderful event where our whole school united for the opening of the school year. We would like to thank the staff and students involved in the smooth running of this event and all our students who participated by reading. We would also like to extend a warm thank you to our priests and ministers who were involved in the service.

Streetwise
Our first year students took part in an alcohol awareness programme over three days this week. This programme was delivered by a group called Streetwise and was a follow on from work done in Primary schools. Students were very engaged in the programme and feedback was very positive. Thank you to those who delivered the programme.

MS Readathon
First year students received a MS Readathon pack from their English teacher last week. We are delighted to take part in the 30th MS Readathon, which encourages children to open a wonderful world of adventure and imagination through reading for a great cause! MS Readathon is the perfect opportunity to encourage your children to read and the AVS is running it this year! We encourage all our students who are involved to continue with their efforts.

Wellbeing
A positive notice board is now established near room 10 which will contain uplifting quotes, positive school achievements and wellbeing activities. Keep on an eye on the board throughout the year! Ceilí dancing with Clement Gallagher was on all day Thursday in the library for a selection of 1st year students. Some students already had dancing experience therefore, they assisted our newcomers. All enjoyed it. Next week is Mental Health Week and we have many positive mental health activities lined up for the week including drop everything and walk, sing for your mental health, study skills sessions, yoga, relax and read and many other such sessions.

Spanish
Spanish Club started again this week on Monday, 2nd October 2017 in Room 1 with Ms Mc Nulty. All first year’s welcome. Last year was a huge success and we hope to see the same numbers as this year.

Debate Club
The AVS are recruiting any first-year students who are interested in joining a debate club. Students who are interested may give their name to their English teacher or Ms Murray. We will have more details to follow soon.

LCA Trip
The LCAs will attend a cinema trip on Monday, 9th October with Ms Mc Partlan. They will be viewing the new film ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle” the sequel to ‘Kingsman: Secret Service’ as part of their LCA course.

Transition Year:

Musical
Wednesday and Thursday dance rehearsals will take place for ‘Mammia Mia’ from 6-8pm. The Sunday dance rehearsals have been cancelled. On Wednesday music rehearsals will take place from 3:30-5:30pm. All rehearsals will take place in the library unless stated otherwise.

Safety Road Show
The Safety Road Show will take place in the Aura Leisure Centre in Letterkenny on Tuesday 10th October. The Donegal County Council will host this event; it offers young people the opportunity to learn about the consequences of poor driving behaviour on the roads. The show hopes it will have a positive influence on young people and help to keep them safe on the roads in the future.

Public Speaking Workshop
The TY students will participate in a public speaking workshop next Thursday 12th October. Alan Devine will return this year to deliver the workshop; Alan has delivered four highly exciting workshops to our TY students last year. He has over twenty years’ experience as an actor therefore, he is not fearful of speaking in front of a crowd. The TY’s said last year they really enjoyed the interactive class. It will be of great benefit to this year’s TY’s in preparation for the musical. The dates are as follows: 12th & 25th October and 27th & 28th November.

Ger Carey – Standup Comedian
“Ger Carey is a hilarious stand-up comedian and is presenting a show for TY students on Wednesday, 11th October in the Balour Theatre, Ballybofey. Over forty students will travel to watch the show next week. By secretly observing his subjects in their natural habitat, such as leaning on lampposts, in chippers, outside chippers, in shopping centres and sitting on any kind of steps, Ger has uncovered the weird and frightening world of the teenager! The aim of the show is to get teenagers to laugh at themselves and appreciate the differences of others”. (www.hawkswell.com). This trip will assist students in their English course and teach them how confidence is important in life and not just when you’re on the stage!

Law Course
James Fahy returned this week to the school to deliver a workshop to Transition Year students. James Fahy, a Barrister, from Galway presented his ‘Law Education for Schools’ course to our students over the course of the day on Thursday and Friday. The students learnt a variety of definitions used in the legal system and about how the legal system works in Ireland.  They were also given information on a sample legal case and were set a challenge based on this. On the second day, the students received information on a second case. The students spent Thursday afternoon in Donegal Town Court House and they enacted the Trial.

NUIG Open Day
NUIG Galway hosted its successful Open Day on Friday, 6th October on campus. The Open Day was an excellent day for TY’s to see what the university has to offer. Students experienced the campus in the Bailey Allen and visited many stalls the University has to offer. They spoke to current students and staff and explored what the NUIG has to offer. A huge thank you to Ms Mc Morrow for organising the trip.

TY Activities
TY active leisure activities continue this week. TY (a) are participating in aqua aerobics in the Mill Park Hotel. TY (b) will be surfing in Bundoran. TY (c) will be relaxing in yoga and TY (d) are completing a self-defence class. Each class takes part in the activity for three weeks before rotating to the next.

Sports:

Lunchtime Activities
There are a number of sporting activities organised daily during lunchtimes. All students are encouraged to get involved. Everyone can participate in uniform but are advised to change into runners. The following activities are planned until Halloween:

Monday with Mrs. Regan & Mr. McLoone
Indoors: 1st & 2nd Year Girls Gaelic
Outdoors: 3rd Year Soccer

Tuesday with Ms. Rooney & Mr. Hegarty
Indoors: 1st Year Boys Soccer
Outdoors: Senior games
All-Weather pitch: Hurling with Mr. O’Neill

Wednesday with Mr. Daly & Mr. Gorman
Indoors: 3rd Year Soccer
Outdoors: 2nd Year Soccer

Thursday with Mr. Mc Hugh & Mr. O Donnell
Indoors: 1st Year Soccer
Outdoors: 2nd Year Soccer

Friday with Mrs. Gallagher & Mr. McLoone
Indoors: 1st & 2nd Year Girls Games
Outdoors: Senior Games
Track: Cross-Country Training

U-19 Hurling 
A South Donegal Combined Schools Hurling team involving students from Abbey VS and St. Catherine’s VS Killybegs competed in the county U-19 blitz in Convoy on Monday, 2nd October.
The team put it in a great performance with wins over Buncrana and Dungloe. They were beaten in the final against Letterkenny Combined Schools by 4 points, however, both the South Donegal and Letterkenny teams will now progress to compete in U-19 Ulster Colleges’ Competitions. Training continues every Tuesday at lunchtime.

Athletics
First year students are participating in trials for our Sports Hall athletics team. The top twelve boys and girls will represent the school at the Donegal Regional Competition on October 23rd. Training continues every Tuesday after school for all age groups. Cross-country training is on Friday at lunchtime.

Girls Basketball
Training continues every Monday and Thursday after school for U16s with Ms Carr. 1st and 2nd year girls training is every Wednesday after school in the school gym with Mr Mc Hugh.

At 11:00am on Wednesday in the AVS gym the U16’s Abbey girls played Ballinamore; they had a great opening with Sophie Carr scoring the first basket. The Abbey girls had a strong base line with Lucy Clinton, Aoife Greene and Katie Timoney each scoring a basket in the second quarter to help them take the winning position going in to the third quarter. The offence for the AVS girls remained calm and controlled with Aoife Greene completing some great runs on the day. The Ballinamore girls continued to play with a tight man-to-man defence. Both teams had strong and fast drives; the final score was Abbey 33 baskets, Ballymore 22. Well done to our U19 girls Basketball team who also played Ballinamore on Wednesday. Our U19’s won 43 – 20.

Boys Basketball
First and Second year boys’ basketball training will be every Friday in the school gym from 3:30-5.00pm. It is great to see such big numbers at training. In addition, U16’s and U19’s training will take place every Monday from 5:30 – 7.00pm in the school gym.

Girls Gaelic
U14’s, U16’s and U20 girls training will continue after school every Friday, 3:30- 4:30 pm and it will be coached by Ms Rooney. All age groups will train together. Please ensure students bring runners, a warm top, water and a gum shield. The U14’s league will start after Christmas. In addition, The U16’s girls’ first game will be against St Catherine’s Killybegs on Friday, 13th October. They will also play Deele Collage and Gairmscoil Chú Uladh.

The U20s are up against Killybegs on the 13th November; their first away game of the season. Start time is: 10:30 am. On 23rd November the girls will play away to Carndonagh at 10:45 am. Lastly, on the 30th November they will play at home against Coláiste Ailigh at 10:45 am. Good luck to all the girls!

Boys Gaelic
Senior boys Gaelic training is every Tuesday after school at 4pm.This year they will be coached by Mr Leyden and Mr Griffin. The Senior boys will have their first game of the year away to Ballyshannon in the next coming weeks.

U16’s boys Gaelic training will continue every Wednesday after school. The team will be managed by Mr Carty and Mr Lafferty this year. U14’s boys Gaelic football training is every Thursday 3:30-4:45pm. Please ensure to bring runners, a warm top, water and a gum shield.

The Abbey boys had their first game of the year away to Ballyshannon on Thursday 5th October. They were against the wind in the first half, hitting wide after wide and failed to put a score on the board but they didn’t give up. Oisín Bryson made some excellent saves, he was quick in reaction and wasn’t afraid to dive. Eoin Gorrell scored an excellent goal from a free kick and popped a point over the bar. In addition, Patrick Lynch and Alex McCalmont got substituted on. It was a rough game with a total of 3 red cards shown. The final score was Ballyshannon 5-5 to Abbey 2-5.

Well done to our U14 boys and coaches Mr O Donnell and Mr Mc Loone who had a good win on Thursday the 5th of October away to Coláiste Cholmcille Ballyshannon?

Final score of the game was 3.15 to 2.03 against Coláiste Cholmcille. The game was played in Ballyshannon, it was well contested in the first half with AVS pulling away in the second half.

The boys played very well on what was their first day out. They now play Glenties Comp away on Friday.

Boys Soccer
The senior boys’ first league game will be on the 9th October away to Dungloe.

Golf
Well done to Mr Plunket’s golf team who took part in the first round on Monday 2nd October. The team consisted of: Connor Mc Goldrick (Captain), Sophie Carr, Jaden Mgbam, Jamie Crawford, Victor Joe Mitchell and Odhrán Quinn. The team competed against St. Eunans, Letterkenny and Loreto, Milford.