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Prizegiving – May 2013

The Annual Prizegiving took place outdoors in fine weather on the morning of May 22nd on the square outside the Concert Hall. Academic awards are presented in September, at this Prizegiving, awards are given to students who have excelled in so many other ways in our school.

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Charity Fund-Raising

The spirit of generosity has been excellent throughout the year with much money being raised for charity through various ways. V1/B11/A1 managed to raise almost €400 through their CSPE classes to support a past student and former Head Boy, James O’Connor, who will participate in UCD’s overseas

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FCJ MasterChefs

The FCJ Bunclody MasterChefs competition was held on May 21st.   Competitors were selected on the basis of their application forms.  Each pair of applicants were required to submit a detailed account of the dishes they wished to cook, including the recipe,  method, reasons for choosing ingredients and

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Senior Camogie Well done to the senior camogie team who recently got through to the Leinster semi-final. Unfortunately they were beaten by Mercy School New Ross who went on to win the All-Ireland title.  Throughout the year the girls have also played Callan, Mount Rath CS, Castlecomer

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Science on the Slaney

In conjunction with Slaney River Foundation, a group of  students recently left their science classroom and with nets and buckets in hand went to do water sampling.   They tested the Slaney waters in Bunclody (above the sewage treatment plant), Clohamon and Clobemon.   Once the *kick

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2nd Year Basketball Success

The 2nd year basketball team were hugely successful this year, following on from a very impressive season last year which saw them crowned as South East Champions and progress to the All-Ireland playoffs. This year they were yet again very impressive in the South East League with victories

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TY Juggling Workshop

On Thursday the 18th of April, two professional jugglers visited the school to host a Workshop which taught the 4th Years how to juggle and perform some circus arts, such as balancing feathers and using the diablo.  They started off slowly, balancing feathers on their chins but soon progressed into juggling

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Anti-Bullying Week

A new meaning to the phrase ‘The Three R’s’  is being applied in our school.  Rather than the traditional reading , ‘riting and ‘rithmetic,  the students have been concentrating on  Recognising, Rejecting and Reporting bullying.  The campaign against bullying, defined as deliberate, repeated hurtful behaviour, was the

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Farm Visits

  As part of the Agricultural Science syllabus,  students are expected to conduct a study of farms and write a report afterwards, which counts towards 25% of the the results of the L.C. examination practical examination.    On March  21st, forty five  5th & 6th Year Ag. Science

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Shave or Dye

Cancer is a disease that touches most families and has been particularly close to the hearts of all in F.C.J. Bunclody in recent years.    Therefore, as part of the nationwide campaign to raise funds for cancer research, F.C.J. registered to participate in the TodayFM Shave or Dye

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