Deele College Notes 10-4-2014

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JCSP students from first, second and third year were treated to a trip away to the Monaghan Education Centre on Monday for one night. This was part of an outdoor education initiative, which encourages students to be more active. This was a great trip for the students and great fun was had by all.

The Transition Year students continued their work experience this week in the local area, with students taking up employment in various sectors, which will help them decide on future careers. The school would like to thank all employers who have taken on students from Deele College.

Deele College Launch School App

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Deele College is proud to announce the launch of our new interactive school app. The app is free and is available on the android and apple stores. It is envisioned that this app will provide a stronger link between parents and the school, with various features, which will allow parents to send notes on absenteeism, see homework assignments and monitor students’ progress.

Read DL 2014

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Read DL is a ‘One Book, One Community’ initiative which is designed to bring local people together through reading and discussing the same book/author. The book selected this year was Donegal’s best loved legends and fairytales Donegal Folk Tales by local author Joe Brennan.

Staff Soccer, Deele vs Royal

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The staff from both secondary schools in Raphoe engaged in a friendly indoor soccer game on Tuesday 9th April.  The game was fiercely contested after classes were concluded in a high scoring game which ended in a draw, the final score was 6 – 6

One Direction Ticket Winner

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Congratulations Rachel Mc Laughlin on winning two tickets to One Direction.  All the students who raised 25 euro or more in the Fitness Boot Camp was entered into a draw which Rachel won.  A big thank you to everyone who helped make this event such a success

Deele College Notes 4-4-14

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Exam students were busy this week preparing of their practical examinations in both Home Economics and Music, while Spanish students were faced with their oral exam on Thursday. The Home Economics practical was held for Junior Cert students, while Leaving Cert students were put to the test in Music. This is the beginning of the state exams, with a tough few months ahead for our exam students.

Book Club Reminder

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A reminder to all members of Deele College Book Club.

While next Friday -April 11th- is the deadline for completion of the first book we would like to meet on Wednesday afternoon to review our texts. Therefore could all students (and teachers!) ensure they have read them by Wednesday. We discourage watching the movie version of the text instead of reading the book. Are you taking note Ms.Friel?