The start of the academic year 2017-2018 marks the seventh year of our school’s student council. Elections took place in early September when potential candidates filled in an application form to be considered for the council. There was a large number of applications submitted and from this twenty three students council representatives were chosen as follows:
1st Year: Amie Pidgeon, Elaine Cronin, Megan Dennehy, Clodagh Delaney, Orlaith Buckey, Aoife Fleming, Aine Murphy
2nd Year: Kelly-Anne Nix, Katelyn Curtin
3rd Year: Caitlin Bird, Leah Pidgeon
TY: Lisa Flynn, Sarah Mahony, Grainne O’Connor
5th Year: Siobhan Brosnan, Laura Fitzmaurice, Aine Sheehan, Eibhlis Brosnan
6th Year: Siofra O’Connor, Mary Healy, Moya Sheehan (Deputy Head Girl), Moira O’Leary (Head Girl).
Teachers: Ms. M. Kennelly, Ms. D. Hurley, Mr. P. Dargan
At our first student council meeting we set out our aims for the academic year 2017-2018. The aims are as follows:
On Thursday the 11th November, a school assembly was held in St. John’s hall to present the student council members with their badges. All twenty three members were presented with their blue bar badges and both deputy head girl and head girl also received their extra yellow shield badges. Principal Broderick spoke about the importance of the council within the school and congratulated the twenty three members on their election.
The Student Council display news and updates to the students on their notice board. This is a great way to inform the student body of changes, events or updates that impact them. The notice board is located in St. Mary’s building.
On Friday 26th October our student council members will visit Enable Ireland’s Children Centre in Tralee to present a cheque for the money raised as part of Enable Ireland’s ’24 Hour No Phone Challenge’ in which the girls will take part in on Tuesday 23rd October. As a result of their willingness to run and partake in the challenge, Sean Scally of Enable Ireland invited us in for tour of their fantastic facilities and to show the girls the great work they do and where the money raised would go.