SCHOOLS

Mural Depicting Listellick School Down The Years Nears Completion

Mural Depicting Listellick School Down The Years Nears Completion

June 20, 2014 at 4:24 pm Comments are Disabled

LISTELLICK Primary School are about to celebrate their 150th anniversary and a mural depicting the schoolhouses throughout its history is expected to be completed next week. It’s one of a number of ways the school is celebrating the milestone, which includes releasing  a book which charts the history of the school from […]

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VIDEO: School Drumming Session Livens Up The Square

VIDEO: School Drumming Session Livens Up The Square

June 13, 2014 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

LUNCHTIME in the Square was sunny enough on Thursday, but the pupils from a local school managed to brighten it up even further with a drumming exhibition. The pupils from St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh were joined by teachers and class-room assistants in a lunchtime show where […]

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Brookfield College To Have New Home By September

Brookfield College To Have New Home By September

June 13, 2014 at 8:37 am Comments are Disabled

Click on ad above for more BROOKFIELD College students will be moving to a new school come September if all work is completed on schedule according to the Principal Elisha Dowling. Their new home will be at the large, modern structure at the entrance to Monavalley Industrial Estate which has […]

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VIDEO: Leaving And Junior Cert Students Talk About The English Paper

VIDEO: Leaving And Junior Cert Students Talk About The English Paper

June 4, 2014 at 2:55 pm Comments are Disabled

AND so it begins. Hundreds of Tralee teenagers began the Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams today, so TraleeToday.ie’s Ryan Higgins and Oscar Brophy went downtown to ask some students how the first English paper went… See video… 

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Sacred Heart Primary School Going Green

Sacred Heart Primary School Going Green

June 3, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

IT WAS a momentous day for the Sacred Heart Primary School (Presentation) who were presented with two prestigious environmental awards at the Tralee Bay Wetlands today. First An Taisce presented them with a Green Flag for bio diversity which is an internationally recognised award. The school received this for planting […]

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At the Mercy Mounthawk transition year awards night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night were, from left: Ciara Murphy, Ellen O’Brian, Megan Fort, Aoife Leahy. Photo Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Mounthawk TY Students End Of Year Awards

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

NEARLY 12o students and their families gathered at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Wednesday night for the Mercy Mounthawk Transition Year annual awards. It was a night where the students also put on a performance of song and drama and where 60 of them received the President’s Gaisce Awards, the most ever […]

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Green Flags For Tralee Schools

Green Flags For Tralee Schools

May 28, 2014 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

SCHOOLS from all over the Tralee area were presented with the prestigious Green Flag at an awards ceremony in Silver Springs Moran Hotel, Cork on Tuesday. Sixty schools from Kerry were awarded Green Flags by An Taisce at the ceremony. Nationally, 205 schools will be awarded their first Green Flag in recognition […]

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Leandra Nana and Nina Duggan of Mercy Mounthawk school.

VIDEO: Girls Go Without Phones For 72 Hours…And Survive!

May 26, 2014 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee students lived through what many of their peers would consider their worst nightmare at the weekend. Leandra Nana and Nina Duggan, Transition Year students at Mercy Mounthawk took part in the experiment for Radio Kerry’s Talkabout programme to give up their phones for 72 hours. And they lived to […]

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Photos: Mounthawk Students Celebrate Graduation Day

Photos: Mounthawk Students Celebrate Graduation Day

May 24, 2014 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

OUR Lady and St Brendan’s Church was packed on Friday afternoon as sixth year students from Mercy Mounthawk got together with their families for a special graduation ceremony. The young men and women, who started at the school back in 2008, are busy studying for the Leaving Cert, but this was a last […]

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Mounthawk Students Win Environmental Award

Mounthawk Students Win Environmental Award

May 22, 2014 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

GREEN Teens from Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk scooped the Senior Water Prize at ECO-UNESCO’s Young Environmentalist Awards. The awards ceremony was held in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dublin on Tuesday, May 20. In attendance were over 600 young people, Mr. Han Qunli, Director of the Division of Ecological and Earth […]

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Graduation Night For Brookfield College Students

Graduation Night For Brookfield College Students

May 22, 2014 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

THE Brookfield College Leaving Cert class celebrated their graduation last night in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. The school, which opened its doors in 1988, has a long history of providing education to senior level students in Tralee. They are 26th alumni to finish the school, based in Oakpark. “They’re a […]

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Photos: Celebration Day For Presentation Class Of 2014

Photos: Celebration Day For Presentation Class Of 2014

May 17, 2014 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a special day for over 130 Presentation girls on Friday as they celebrated their graduation after, 1,825 days in the school. Hundreds of students, parents, siblings and friends attended the ceremony in St John’s Church for a Mass followed by speeches from Principal Sheila Pontillo, Chairman of the […]

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Mounthawk Students Win Top Prizes At Maths Competition

Mounthawk Students Win Top Prizes At Maths Competition

May 13, 2014 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk proved to be the big winners in Kerry Final of the Irish Junior Mathematics Competition following an hour long battle of mathematical knowledge. The Kerry Final for First Years student took place last Friday evening May 9 in the South Campus of IT Tralee. In total, four Kerry schools […]

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Photos: Spa NS Pupils Communions

Photos: Spa NS Pupils Communions

May 13, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a miserable day weather-wise, but that didn’t bother Spa National School pupils as they made their First Holy Communion on Saturday. Thirty-four youngsters from Miss O’Donoghue’s class celebrated the special day with their families and while they couldn’t take any photos outside in the wind and rain following […]

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Video: CBS Pupils Get ‘Happy’

Video: CBS Pupils Get ‘Happy’

May 12, 2014 at 5:01 pm 2 comments

SO now the pupils of CBS Primary School are getting in on the ‘Happy’ vibe. With the huge success of the Ballybunion ‘Happy’ video on Youtube, the pupils of Michelle Culloty’s third class decided to make their own version in the school on Friday last. “They had an absolute ball […]

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Left to right: Damian Morrisson Jackie Ruttledge Lian McCarthy Lorraine O'Halloran. Photo Gavin O'Connor

Video: Cyclists Celebrate Donal Walsh At CBS

May 3, 2014 at 9:58 am Comments are Disabled

By Dermot Crean OVER 300 cyclists rolled into CBS The Green on Friday afternoon for the Donal Walsh Memorial leg of the nationwide Cycle Against Suicide. The students and staff of CBS were joined by Labour Deputy AJ Spring, local councillors, well-wishers, and students representing other schools from the town, […]

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