May, 2019 - Clongowes Wood College - Page 2

Fordham Exchange in NY

10th May 2019

2017/2018 saw the launch of our exchange with Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx, New York. Last November we welcomed some students and staff from the school to Clongowes (here) and Fordham reciprocated the invitation just before Easter. Jack D’Arcy (Syntax) takes up the tale… On April 6th, we departed Dublin airport for New York, where we…read more

Futsal Success

8th May 2019

With origins in 1930’s Uruguay, ‘futebol de salão’ or Futsal is becoming increasingly popular in Ireland and, for the second successive year, Clongowes entered the FAI Schools Post Primary Schools Futsal Competition under the guidance of Ms Yvonne Nolan, who takes up the tale… The competition was coordinated by Ireland Under 18 coach, Mr Jim Crawford…read more

Clongowes at SciFest

6th May 2019

Clongowes Scientists Perform at SciFest@College On May 3rd, six Elements students took part in SciFest@DCU which is the next level up to our own SciFest@School fair (See here for more). Under the guidance of Ms Yvonne Nolan the boys took their places among 200 other students from 1st to 5th year and 121 other project…read more

Camino Pilgrimage

3rd May 2019

Tomorrow I shall be heading off with the boys in Syntax and members of staff on our annual Ignatian Camino Pilgrimage.  We are flying to Biarritz in the morning ahead of a 28 km hike on Sunday over the Pyrenees from France into Spain.  Boys in Poetry and Rhetoric will remember it well, I’m sure! …read more

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