IMG-20171219-WA0003Fresh from helping to organise the Christmas Fair the TY girls enjoyed workshops in local history which included a field trip around the town where they researched areas of their choice and gave an account of why their chosen site was significant in the history of Athlone. It was a very cold but enlightening activity!

Other workshops held in December included a Tech Day where the girls learned about website development and The Harmony Programme which is an education programme on drug and alcohol misuse. In this they participated through the medium of rap music.

hist tourOther activities included the Global Gifts campaign to support the LSU sisters in their mission in Haiti and Tanzania and preparing sports broadcasts for Athlone Community radio. The girls went to the National gallery, the Irish Aid centre and Dundrum ice rink for their Christmas trip.

The term ended with the First Year Talent Show where the girls took on the roles of mentoring the first years as they show off their talents.

The school has six entries accepted in the BT Young Scientist competition which Ms Greaney and Ms IMG-20171221-WA0006Maguire are coordinating and all of these groups were busy working on their projects over the Christmas holidays.

In all the TY girl were in need of a well earned rest after such a busy term and they will need all of their energy next term as they prepare to present “The Little Shop of Horrors” in partnership with the Marist college in the Dean Crowe Theatre on Jan 31st, Feb 1st and 2nd.