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Presentation Transition Year students Claudia Drzymala, Orla O'Brien, Clodagh Begley, Bronagh Foley and Zainab Lawal with their Binder Minder project. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Girls Enter ‘Dragons Den’ To Prepare For Competition

November 14, 2017 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

SOME enterprising Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School pitched their projects in a ‘Dragons Den’-type event in the school on Monday. It was all to prepare for the upcoming Kerry LEO Student Enterprise Awards which take place at IT Tralee in the new year. The school assembled some ‘Dragons’ […]

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Teachers Rita O'Donoghue and Clem O'Keeffe with students Laura Scanlon, Doireann Thomas, Marie Blanche and Aisling O'Connell in the polytunnel at the Presentation Secondary School Open Night on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Huge Turnout At Presentation Secondary School Open Night

October 19, 2017 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Presentation Secondary School Open Night was a casualty of Storm Ophelia on Monday, but the word must have went out far and wide that it was rescheduled for Wednesday evening as there was a huge turnout. Staff and students were on hand to welcome parents and guardians of sixth […]

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Presentation Secondary School Postpones Open Night Until Wednesday

Presentation Secondary School Postpones Open Night Until Wednesday

October 15, 2017 at 5:52 pm Comments are Disabled

DUE to Met Eireann’s Red Status Wind Warning for Kerry tomorrow, it has been decided to postpone Presentation Secondary School’s Open Night. Staff and students were to welcome parents of sixth class pupils on Monday evening, but it will instead take place on Wednesday night, October 18 between 6pm and 8pm. […]

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Presentation Students To Compete In National Science Olympiad

Presentation Students To Compete In National Science Olympiad

October 5, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great pride in Presentation Secondary Tralee when news was received that three students from the school who sat their Junior Certificate examinations in June 2017 have been nominated to participate in the National Science Olympiad based on their excellent results in Science and Mathematics. Aisling Harty, Charlotte O’Halloran […]

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Presentation students presenting Sr Bríd, accepting on behalf of Cuan Mhuire, with a cheque for €1,000, from students Katie Ahern, Aine O'Sullivan and Aoife O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Girls Raise €1,000 For Cuan Mhuire

May 28, 2017 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE students at Presentation Secondary School in Tralee were fundraising again earlier this month and collected an amazing €1,000 for Cuan Mhuire through a non-uniform day. “We have a longstanding association with Cuan Mhuire, mainly through Sr Bríd who is a former Principal, now working in the Farnanes centre in […]

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Ice-Cream Sales A Cool Way Of Fundraising At Presentation

Ice-Cream Sales A Cool Way Of Fundraising At Presentation

May 25, 2017 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S been a really busy time at Presentation Secondary School lately. Last week there was the Sixth Year graduation day, Tuesday saw the Women’s Rugby World Cup visit and yesterday saw a cheque presentation to a great organisation. Students from Presentation Secondary School, Tralee presented a cheque for €430 to […]

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Students with the Women's Rugby World Cup at Presentation Secondary School on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Women’s Rugby World Cup Visits Presentation Secondary School

May 23, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE girls at Presentation Secondary School got a chance to see the Women’s Rugby World Cup trophy on Tuesday morning. The cup is on a tour of Ireland at the moment and had already visited Tralee RFC last month. “We’re lucky enough to have it in school today,” said PE […]

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Leona Stack, Aine Falvey and Laura O'Connell open their 'Time Capsule' letters at the Presentation Secondary School graduation on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Special Day For Presentation’s Sixth Year Students

May 20, 2017 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE time spent in Presentation Secondary School was celebrated yesterday as Sixth Year students enjoyed the annual graduation day. Staff, students and families gathered in St John’s Church where Fr Seamus Lindane celebrated Mass. This was followed by speeches by the Deputy Principal Chrissie Kelly, Principal Mary O’Keeffe and Chairperson of the […]

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Presentation Secondary School TY students who received certificates to mark their involvement in the Children's Liturgy Programme at Our Lady and St Brendan's Church. Also included are teachers Norma Foley, Sheila O'Connell and Fr Patsy Lynch of St Brendan's. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Students Take Part In Children’s Liturgy Programme

May 17, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School students received certs today to mark their involvement with a children’s liturgy programme. The Transition Year students were involved as part of the school’s Faith In Action programme co-ordinated through the Religious Education department. “We had 35 students who participated in the children’s liturgy programme at Our Lady […]

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PHOTOS: Pres Students Raise Funds For Arthritis Organisation With Sports Day

PHOTOS: Pres Students Raise Funds For Arthritis Organisation With Sports Day

May 15, 2017 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

TRANSITION Year and 5th year students at Pres Tralee sold ice-cream at the  School Sports Day  which took place this week  in glorious sunshine. The girls raised over €300 for ICAN  -the Irish Children’s Arthritis Network  with a long queue for most of the afternoon. As usual , the PE department and […]

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Presentation Students Reach National Final Of SEAI Competition

Presentation Students Reach National Final Of SEAI Competition

April 24, 2017 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A TEAM of Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School has reached the National final of the SEAI One Good Idea competition which will be held in Croke park on May 16. The ‘Locally Grown Is Better Known” science project involves Ciara Boyd, Blaithnaid Cotter, Rebecca Duggan and Eimear Allard. They […]

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PHOTOS: Busy Couple Of Weeks For TY Students At Presentation Secondary

PHOTOS: Busy Couple Of Weeks For TY Students At Presentation Secondary

March 21, 2017 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE past couple of  weeks have been quite  busy for Transition Year students at Presentation Secondary School with a number of events taking place. TY students from Presentation Tralee and CBS attended a Lenten talk in the Presentation Primary Hall with Richard Moore organised by the Diocese of Kerry on Tuesday last. […]

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Ciara Boyd,  Blaithnaid Cotter, Rebecca Duggan and Eimear Ellard

Presentation Girls In Final 50 Of National Competition

March 11, 2017 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

A PRESENTATION Tralee TY group have reached the last 50 teams in the SEAI ‘One Good Idea’ competition. Ciara Boyd, Blaithnaid Cotter, Rebecca Duggan and Eimear Allard were extremely busy running their activity week recently and put the finishing touches to the final project submission this week. Continued below… Their project, ‘Locally Grown Is […]

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Ciara Boyd, Sadhbh Kilgallen, Michelle Doody, Niamh Walsh, Therese Keane, Lucy Murphy, Sally O'Hara, and Áine Rice at the Presentation Secondary School's Love Literature Week on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Presentation Students Get Schooled For Love Literature Week

February 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

LOVE Literature week 2017 is currently underway at Presentation Secondary school Tralee which is all about promoting the arts in the school. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Feisty Females in Literature”. The inspiration for this week’s events is the poem “Phenomenal Woman. That’s me” by Poet Maya Angelo. All students heard a recording […]

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Pres Girls Banking On Success In Competition

Pres Girls Banking On Success In Competition

January 22, 2017 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Pres girls opened their Butterfly Bank this week at the school in their aim to follow the success of their schoolmates of previous years in the ‘AIB Build A Bank’ competition. The Dream Bank from the school won the overall national prize in 2015 and last year’s Blossom Bank […]

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Presentation Honours Student With Highest Marks In Leaving Cert Art

Presentation Honours Student With Highest Marks In Leaving Cert Art

December 30, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Presentation Secondary School student, Alice Jaeger, returned to her alma mater on Tuesday, December 20 to receive an award on behalf of the school in recognition of receiving the highest marks in Leaving cert Higher level Art in 2016. All Art students in the school attended the ceremony together with Art […]

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Butterfly Bank Takes Flight At Presentation School

Butterfly Bank Takes Flight At Presentation School

December 27, 2016 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE AIB Build a Bank School Bank for 2016 /2017 was launched at Presentation Tralee on Tuesday, December 20. The “Butterfly Bank” is encouraging students to “Spread Your Wings And Fly” by opening an account with the bank and saving to fund your dreams. The Bank management team is made up […]

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Presentation Helps Out St Vincent de Paul Appeal

Presentation Helps Out St Vincent de Paul Appeal

December 23, 2016 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Food Appeal was a tremendous success in Presentation Secondary School, Tralee this year. Following a visit from Christy Lynch, regional organiser of SVP, the Student Representative Council was motivated to organise the promotion of the appeal and the collection of food items and Christmas treats in […]

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judges Ms. Caroline Foley, Mr. Alan O’Sullivan , Ms. Helena Madigan and Ms. Margaret Barry.

Presentation Christmas Jumper Day Raises Almost €1,000 For Ronald McDonald House

December 21, 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

ALL students at Presentation Secondary School, Tralee were invited to wear Christmas Jumpers on Tuesday in order to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald house at Crumlin Children’s Hospital. However, students are being asked to use their creativity to “Upcycle” an existing jumper rather than wearing a shop-bought version. Continued below… […]

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In front; Odhran O'Hanlon, Brian Fitzpatrick and Natasha Tobin. Back from left; Leann Savage, Tara Foran, Caoimhe Tobin, Tim McMahon, Gitas Marcisauskas and Micheal Flynn at the Presentation Secondary School Night at the Dogs on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Presentation Staff And Students Have Fun At Greyhound Stadium

November 26, 2016 at 12:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Presentation Secondary School Night at the Dogs was very well supported at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. Staff members, students and their families all turned up for the night of entertainment with funds raised going towards improving facilities at the school. As well as the races, there were many spot prizes on the […]

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In front Sasha Gaudino, Clem O'Keefe and Mary Burke with Candlelight. Back: Brid Prenderville, Mary O'Keeffe, Kya McGrath, Katelyn Hurley, Roisin Coffey, Amy O'Sullivan, Shannon Enright, Robyn O'Keeffe and  launch the Presentation Secondary School Night at the Dogs. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Presentation Looks Forward To Night At The Dogs

November 22, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Secondary School, Tralee are holding a “Night at the Dogs” at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on this Friday, November 25, doors open at 7pm. The school hasn’t done a major fundraising campaign like this in 20 years and they are hoping for a big attendance on the night. There will be […]

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Mental Health Week Taking Place In Two Secondary Schools

Mental Health Week Taking Place In Two Secondary Schools

October 24, 2016 at 2:01 pm 1 comment

FIONNBAR Walsh joined students from CBS The Green and Presentation Secondary School to launch their Mental Health Awarness week which began today. This year, for the first time, the Student Representative Councils from both schools are working together to organise  the events  in their respective schools. The aim is to promote positive […]

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Presentation Girls Aim For The Olympiad

Presentation Girls Aim For The Olympiad

October 15, 2016 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO Presentation Tralee students have been selected to participate in the International  Junior Science Olympiad qualifiers. Michelle Doody, Ballybeggan, Tralee  and Ciara Boyd, The Spa, Tralee  of Transition year have been selected based on their excellent Junior Cert results in Science and Maths. Continued below… The International Junior Science Olympiad is a […]

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Pres Student To Receive Award For Top Leaving Cert Art Result

Pres Student To Receive Award For Top Leaving Cert Art Result

October 13, 2016 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE teenager will receive an award later this month for getting the highest marks in Ireland in art. There were great celebrations in Presentation Secondary School when the news arrived that Alice Jaeger from Ballyard, of the Leaving Cert group 2016 had achieved the highest marks of any student in the country in […]

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At the Eco-Unesco Young Environmentalist Awards 2016 in Dublin today, overall senior winners, Presentation Secondary School, Tralee. From left to right; Emma Sheehy, Sarah Buckley, Mary  Fitzpatrick, Nora O'Connell, Erika O'Sullivan and Rachael McCarthy. Photo: Tommy Clancy

Can Tralee Students Keep Up Great Record At ECO-UNESCO Awards?

September 8, 2016 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from Tralee and around the country are being invited to register to take part in the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2017. Tralee students have a good record in the competition. Just last year, Presentation Tralee Transition Year Science students won three prizes including the Senior Waste category and Overall Senior Prize […]

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Ladies at the Presentation Tralee Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Presentation Students’ Debs Ball

August 13, 2016 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION Tralee students held their Debs Ball on Thursday night and there was some style on display as we brought you yesterday (click here for previous coverage). Over 210 lads and lasses enjoyed the craic at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and they really pulled out all the stops in the glamour stakes. […]

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A group of ladies at the Presentation Tralee Students' Debs Ball at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Style From The Presentation Tralee Students’ Debs Ball (Part 1)

August 12, 2016 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Leaving Cert results are less than a week away, but that was a million miles from the minds of students enjoying themselves in Ballyroe last night. The hotel hosted over 210 teenagers at the Presentation Tralee students’ debs ball and they looked very smart as they arrived for a […]

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The cheque was presented to Mr. Tom Barrett of the Kerry Branch of Arthritis Ireland.

Presentation Girls Raise Funds For Arthritis Ireland

June 5, 2016 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS at Presentation Tralee raised over €800 for Arthritis Ireland  to mark ‘Children With Arthritis Awareness Month in May. Ms. Kingston’s TY Home Economics group at Presentation Secondary Tralee organised a Monster “Sweet and Savoury” Bake sale on Friday, May 13. Continued below… Arthritis is actually the biggest cause of childhood disability in Ireland […]

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Presentation Students’ Lunch For Staff Serves Up Funds For Cuan Mhuire

Presentation Students’ Lunch For Staff Serves Up Funds For Cuan Mhuire

May 26, 2016 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING lunch for organised by Presentation students for staff at the school raised €1,600 for Cuan Mhuire. On May 11, staff members were treated to a wonderful selection of quiches, cold meats and salads followed by desserts and tea/coffee – all prepared freshly by the TY students from Ms O’Connor’s Home Economic […]

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At the cheque handover of €3000 from AIB bank to Presentation Secondary School were in front, Sarah Fitzgerald and AIB Tralee Branch Manager, Joe Shannon. Back: Eimer Brosnan, Kate O'Connor, Muireann Moriarty, Isabelle Horgan, Maeve Dowling, Sarah Leahy, Noreen O'Grady, Lilianne O'Connor and Mary Rose Cantillon. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Presentation Girls Bank Thousands For Their School With AIB Competition

May 24, 2016 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of Presentation Secondary School students came second in a national competition recently and won €3,000 for their school. The girls took part in the AIB Build a Bank Challenge which offers transition and 5th year students a chance to run their own School Bank. Joe Shannon, Manager of […]

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