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Summer Message from the Principal

Summer Message from the Principal

Dear friends, As I write, our Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle students are deep into their second papers in Maths; we wish them every encouragement over the remaining days of exams and congratulate them on their dedication and perseverance. This is indeed a...

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Book Grant Scheme & Book Lists 2019/20

The School will operate a Book Grant Scheme for the academic year 2019/20. This is open to all students to apply. If you are in receipt of a medical card or back to school grant you may be eligible for this scheme. Please submit your application form (click on link:...

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UL Access Orientation Day 2019

UL Access Orientation Day 2019

On Monday 13th May, a group of 2nd year students took part in the Access Office Orientation Day. This day is designed to introduce students who may be the first in their families to attend university the chance to experience what third level life is like. Students had...

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Walk for the Bus 10th May 2019

Walk for the Bus 10th May 2019

Walk for the Bus Sponsored Walk On Friday, 10th May, a sponsored walk took place in Ballinacurra to raise funds for the Community Bus in Our Lady of Lourdes. This bus takes some of our students to school each day as well as transporting students to various extra and...

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LC Exam Stress Management

The Guidance Department have attached useful tips and advice about LC exam stress management Please review these useful PDF documents: ADVICE FOR PARENTS of Students Taking State Exams Tips for Managing Your Stress 2019

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Summer Exam Timetables for 1st, 2nd & 5th Years

Please click on appropriate link to download Summer Exams Timetables: 1st Year - Summer Exams commences on Wednesday, 22nd May 2019. 1st Yr Summer Exams Timetable 2019 2nd Year - Summer Exams commences on Friday, 24th May 2019. 2nd Yr Summer Exams Timetable 2019 5th...

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Girls Equestrian Interschools Competition 2019

Girls Equestrian Interschools Competition 2019

Interschools Equestrian Competition On the 12th of April students from Crescent took place in the Interschools Equestrian competition in Clonshire Adare. Three teams of 3, team Loyola, team Manresa and team Rahner, represented the school in the 80’s team event, which...

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Crescent Express Newsletter – March 2019

TY students produce our school newsletter on a monthly basis. The Crescent Express has input from all the school’s communities and is always happy to receive news, articles of interest and photographs. Click below to download the latest edition of the Crescent...

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Parent-Teacher Meetings – New Format

Parent-Teacher Meetings – New Format

Following on from discussions with school management it was decided to trial a new arrangement for our parent teacher meetings. All teachers would be arranged in the central area and seated in alphabetical order. We began with our smallest meeting Transition year and...

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Junior Cup Semi-Final Message from the Principal

Dear friends, Yesterday in Thomond Park our brave Junior Cup team were very unlucky to be beaten by one point by Rockwell College. They put up a marvellous display, and the school is very proud of them, as their parents must also be. I am grateful to the coaches, each...

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Ash Wednesday in Crescent

Ash Wednesday in Crescent This morning we gathered in the Central Area to celebrate mass and receive ashes. Fr Jim Maher SJ was the celebrant and we are always happy and grateful to Jim for his commitment to our liturgies and his homilies. Fr Maher told the...

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Thank You to Parents/Guardians from Karin Fleming

March 2019 Dear parents/guardians, I would like to thank everyone who has made a voluntary contribution to the College this year. Your generosity allows us to provide our students with learning experiences and opportunities not covered by our grant from the Department...

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Principal’s New Years Greeting

January 2019 New Year greetings from Karin Fleming, Principal. Dear friends, I wish all members of the Crescent family happiness and good health in 2019. The celebrations associated with Christmas are behind us and we look forward to Spring, the brighter mornings and...

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Principal’s Christmas Message

Principal’s Christmas Message

Christmas Message 2018 Dear friends, A Crescent Christmas begins when the Christmas tree and crib appear in the Central Area. We are grateful to those members of staff who arrange for the sourcing and delivery of the tree and those who decorate everything so...

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CCCSJ and Our Lady of Lourdes NS 2018

CCCSJ and Our Lady of Lourdes NS 2018

Each year our students collaborate in a number of ways with Our Lady of Lourdes NS with whom Crescent has a special link over many years. This year so far our students have taken part in a 'Wellbeing' Table Quiz and in the annual Christmas Market. The Table Quiz was...

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Advent Photo Competition – HOPE

Advent Photo Competition – HOPE

To celebrate 10 years of Kairos retreat running at Crescent College and to mark Advent, the pre-Christmas season of hope the school is running a photograph competition on the theme of HOPE. So have your phone/camera at the ready to capture any moment that encourages...

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Pyjama Appeal Christmas 2018

Pyjama Appeal Christmas 2018

Pyjama Appeal At Christmas every year we ask families buy Pyjamas for the Residents in Knockalisheen Provision Centre, Meelick. We are ready to begin this years Appeal. Please email pyjamaappeal@crescentsj.com if you would like to get involved. We have 300 gifts to...

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The Examen

The Examen

The Examen - for Prayer As a Jesuit school we strive to promote stillness and the practice of discernment. This supports our commitment to find ways in which Ignatian Spirituality can be actively adapted to the school setting. Praying the Examen every day is one way...

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Supervised Study Christmas and Term 2

Supervised Study Christmas and Term 2

Christmas Study Package - December 2018/January 2019. December Thursday 27th,  Friday 28th &  Saturday 29th  and January Wednesday 2nd, Thursday 3rd,  Friday 4th and Saturday 5th January. 10.00 am to 5.00 pm daily. Package price will be €35.00.  Payment via EEP...

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Open Days on 19th October for 6th Years

All Sixth Year Students have been given permission to attend Open Days for University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College and Limerick Institute of Technology on Friday, 19th October 2018, therefore there will be no classes on Friday. All Sixth Years are expected to...

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Principal’s October Message

Principal’s October Message

Principal’s October Message Dear friends, The report from our WSE-MLL (whole school evaluation-management, leadership, and learning) has been published on the Department website. I encourage you all to read it. While there are naturally recommendations the overall...

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Class of 2018

Class of 2018

We offer warm congratulations to Cian Mc Donnell who has been awarded a Naughton Scholarship. These scholarships promote and reward the study of STEM subjects, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, at third level. Not only will Cian receive a scholarship per...

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