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Inish Times Article - December 2015

At the end of November 1st Years participated in an indoor athletics competition in Carndonagh. Well done to the girls team who finished 3rd and the boys team who finished fourth.

On Thursday 3rd December half of the TY group went to a woods in Culdaff to collect materials for making Christmas wreaths. Thanks to George Mills for allowing us access to his farm. The other half of TY took part in a photography course in the school.

On Friday 4th the TYs went to the cinema to see the film Brooklyn. We asked a number of the other TY students what they thought of the film and the majority said they thought it was a very sad but very enjoyable film.

On Monday 7th and Monday 14th of December the TYs went to Foyle Arena in Derry to swim and rock climb. Every student had one week on rock climbing and one week of swimming. There was also two weeks on this at the end of November. Once we returned back to school we had to make Christmas wreaths with the materials we had collected from Culdaff. We then got to keep the wreaths.

Also on Monday 7th the Under 19s girls team won the Ulster semi-final 5-0 against Milford Community School. They are now in the Ulster final against Buncrana. We wish them the best of luck!

On Friday 10th the boys Under 17 football team beat Rosses Community College 3-1 on penalties after drawing 2-2 and are into the county semi-final against St Eunans Letterkenny.

On Friday 11th the Under 14 boys Gaelic football team reached the County final. Unfortunately they lost the final 4-06 to 2-06, but it was a great achievement getting to the final. Also on this day the TYs had a soup sale to raise money for a trip away at the end of the year.

On Monday 14th after the final week of swimming and rock climbing the TYs went to the Jumping Lanes in Derry. We all had great fun!

On Tuesday 15th the TY GCSE PE class completed their first Judo exam. Well done to them as they are all now yellow belts.

On Thursday 17th the schools annual Carol Service took place in St Pius X Church in Moville. The church was packed out with people who had come to listen. Thanks to all the staff who organised the event. All the hard work and practise paid off as it was a great night and a great success.

On Friday 18th the annual Jingle Bells race took place. This is a mile and a half run along the shore path through Moville town to the school. Congratulations to Jason McCallion who got the fastest time in the school at 10:45. The fastest girl was Aoibh Faulkner, coming home in 13:02. The fastest teacher was Mr Byrne in 11:32, and a huge congratulations to the first teacher over the line, Mr McElroy.

On Monday 21st there was a non-uniform day for students, while the teachers had to wear the students uniform into school for the day. All money raised went to charity.

Also on this day the Under 16 boys Gaelic football team had a County semi-final against Bundoran and a huge congratulations to them as they won 2-12 to 2-09. They will now play Colaiste Ailigh from Letterkenny in the County Final. Good luck to them!

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