Junior Cert Cluster day

We remind you that there will be no school for students on Monday next 20th November as staff will be attending a training day. All schools in the region will have teachers attending various subjects meetings in preparation for the new Junior Cert.

6th year Parent Teacher Meeting

Our Parent teacher meeting for 6th years will take place next Wednesday 22nd November from 4.15-6.45. All parents are expected to attend the meeting with the students. There will be a talk for parents straight after the PTM meeting in the canteen on the CAO .

School Choir

We are delighted to announce that we are one of the 16 schools in the county selected by KFM to have our choir perform and be recorded for air play on the radio.

BOM Nomination

A vacancy has arisen for a female parent on the BOM. Nomination forms are available in the school and can be collected by student/parents. If you prefer you can contact us and we will post one home. Nominations will close on Friday 24/11/2017 at 3pm

College Open days

The IT Carlow open day takes place on 16th November from 10am-1.30pm . Open days are an excellent chance to talk to students and lecturers about various courses. The Carlow College open day takes place at the same time. 


The Maynooth University Open day takes place on 24th and 25th November. There is a free shuttle bus from Kildare/Portarlington/Monasterevin on Saturday 25th to Maynooth. Ask Mr McNeive for details or contact JJ Kavanagh and Sons bus comapny. 


The CAO is now open for applications. Students who are eligible for HEAR and DARE schemes should register ASAP and start filling out the relevant forms.

Looking into Law

We have an opportunity to nominate a TY student to participate in a week long programme on Looking into Law where they will be based in Dublin for the week getting a tour of the courts and law buildings. They will get all the information required if they are interested in a career in law. Students interested must write out why they deserve to be nominated and give the information to Mr Murphy by this Friday please.

Ladies soccer

Well done to our students Becky Doyle, Louisa Malone, Kate Nevin and Linda Nevin who were part of the Rathangan ladies soccer team who were narrowly beaten by Mountmellick in the Kildare and District football league plate final

Enrolment forms

Reminder: The closing date for enrolment forms for next years first years will be this Wednesday (8th November) at 3pm . We cannot consider any student unless we have received a completed enrolment form . Thank You


The Transition Year trip to UCD has been postponed until February due to capacity issues in UCD. Transition Year students have been informed in school.

Some debs photos

The leinster leader have published a link with the following photos .