Upcoming Events:

School Year 2017/2018

Tuesday 29th August 2017

Training of Peer Mentor       10:00am – 1:00pm

Staff Planning/Meetings       9:30am – 4:00pm

Wednesday, 30th August 2017

1st Year Students and Peer Mentors                 9:30am to 1:00pm

Parents/Guardians of 1st Years                          9:30am to 10:15am

Staff meet Parents                                                 9:30 am to 10:15am

Staff Planning                                                         10:15am to 4:00pm

Thursday 31st August 2017

School Year 2016/2017 Holidays

October Midterm Break: Close on Friday, 27th October 2017. Reopen on Monday, 6th November 2017.

Christmas Holidays: Close on Friday, 22nd December 2017. Reopen on Monday, 8th January 2018.

February Midterm Break: Close on Friday, 9h February 2018. Reopen on Monday, 19th February 2018.

St. Patrick’s Day Holiday: Closed on Monday 19th March 2018.

Easter Holidays: Close on Friday, 23rd March 2018. Reopen on Monday, 9th April 2018.

May Bank Holiday: Closed on Monday 7th May 2018.

Summer Holidays: Closing on Friday, 1st June 2018.

State Exams: Wednesday 6th June 2018


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College News & Events

School Notes – 9th November 2016

TY Teambuilding
On Wednesday 26th October TY students went on a teambuilding trip to Lough Key. It was enjoyed by all. We would like to thank Mr. Lyons for organising the trip, Mr. McElgunn for accompanying us and Deirdre Cunningham for running the event.

On Friday 28th October TY students organised a Halloween event full of activities like “Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin” and “How many Sweets are in the Jar”. There was also a Fancy Dress competition for students in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th year. We would like to thank the TY’s and all who baked for the bake sale.

Shoebox Appeal
On 9th November, a representative of Team Hope visited the school to collect the shoeboxes made by the 1st years. We would like to thank the CSPE teacher, Ms. Sheehan and the 1st years for all their work.

Match Report
On 13th October 2016, Lanesboro Community College’s senior team faced Columba College Killucan in a match at Killucan GAA grounds. Kick-off was at 11 a.m. The sun was in Killucan’s eyes for the first half and the wind was at Lanesboro’s back.
Both teams had strong starting line-ups, and the pitch was in good playing condition. Lanesboro took an early lead with an excellent display of skill by Michael O’Donnell.
However, in the second half Killucan made a recovery, scoring 5 goals in a commendable attempt to take back the match. However, Lanesboro resolutely held its own against Killucan’s physical style of play.
The match ended in a victory for Lanesboro with the final score being 5-14 to 5-5. We wish our team the best of luck as they proceed in the competition and thank their coaches Mr. O’Brien and Mr. O’Dwyer for all the work they put in preparing the team.

Fishing Festival Prize Ceremony
We would like to thank Gary Brady, the Enviromental Officer for Longford Co. Council and Mr. McElgunn for their part in presenting awards to students who helped at the fishing festival. The presentation happened on the 9/11/2016. PJ Connaughton, Orla Costello, Kayleigh MacDonnagh, John Cullen, Brian Lyons, Luke O’Reilly, John McCormack, Daniel McDermot, Dean O’Reilly, Lauren Tansey, Lorcan Donlon, Denis Jolkins, Oran Walton and Dylan Donlon all received vouchers.

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