A wonderful day of fun, food, fashion and culture was had in Saint Als today as we celebrated Culture Day 2023. Well done to all the pupils and staff who contributed to this marvellous celebration of the variety of cultures in our school, from dressing in traditional costumes, to cultural presentations, to cooking delicious specialities,to poetry, music and dance. Special thanks to the Student Council, Ms O'Donovan and the Culture Day Committee for their hard work in making this such a special day.
We celebrate Culture Day on Thursday 26th January. This is a no-uniform day so we ask that you pay your €2 in the foyer on the morning. There are a number of activities for 1st, 2nd, TY and 5th year students from 11:00 - 13:00. At 11:00am these year groups will be making their presentations and celebrating their banquet. For the banquet we are asking that students cook / bake / make something associated with their culture. This will be shared with their year group (approximately 50 students). So as to get the quantities right you need approximately 45 SMALL [...]
Wow Rachel's project was also highly commended. This is fantastic news well done Rachel. “An investigation into the differences in how women & men are treated in online gaming”.
Fantastic news our TY Student Rachel has won a special award at the BTYSTE finals for her project “An investigation into the differences in how women & men are treated in online gaming”. Well done Rachel we are super proud of you. Well done also to Emma Rose for reaching the finals this is a fabulous achievement. Thank you most sincerely to Ms k O'Donovan for all your work and support of all the STEM students in St. Als.
Our Newsletter 2022 is available to view here
Next week is Health Week in St Al's! We have lots planned to celebrate the week with activities organised for each day including quizzes, viewing of a documentary, tasting sessions and competitions. Check out the foyer each day for the recipe of the day and further details of activities taking place.
You are invited to have your say on the National Framework for Guidance. In January 2022, Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD, established the National Policy Group on Lifelong Guidance to develop a coherent long term strategic framework. The National Policy Group comprises five government departments: The Department of Education (DoE), Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (DFHERIS), the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY), the Department of Social Protection (DSP) and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE). The work of this group is focussing on ensuring a coherent national long-term [...]
Transition Year STEM students. Best wishes to Emma-Rose with her project “Highlighting the lack of female participation in medical trials and the consequences that has on women’s health “ and Rachel with her project “An investigation into the differences in how women & men are treated in online gaming" 2 fantastic projects in the final of BT Young Scientists @btyste. We are so proud of you both. Thank you to Ms K O' Donovan for supporting our students in their work. Best of luck to Rachel and Emma-Rose.
Dear Parents / Guardians and Junior Cycle Students. Please see the attached schedule of dates and the 2023 Junior Cycle timetable Kind regards, Alex SavagePdf-1 Pdf-2
Dear Parents / Guardians and Leaving Certificate Students. Please see the attached schedule of dates and the 2023 Leaving Certificate timetable Kind regards, Alex SavagePdf-1 Pdf-2
We wish all our staff, students, parents, guardians and your families a healthy and happy New Year 2023. We hope you had a pleasant Christmas and New Year break. We look forward to welcoming all of our staff and students back tomorrow, Thursday 5th January. The school grounds will open at the usual time. Warm regards, Alex Savage
We wish all our staff, students and their families a very happy Christmas and a peaceful new year. We hope you find time to rest, rejuvenate and have fun over the holidays. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to school on Thursday 5th January 2023. Nollaig shona dhaoibh