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Kids helping kids: Duck Push 2013

25th September 2013

With the Clongowes Duck Push marking its twentieth birthday this year we managed to give it a perfect celebration with another successful push in aid of Our Ladies Children’s Hospital Crumlin. Having done quite a substantial amount of fundraising prior to the actual push gave us great motivation going towards the main event. Our entire…read more

Kairos Retreat commences

24th September 2013

The annual Kairos Retreat commenced on September 24th in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and concludes on the 27th  in the Boys’ Chapel in Clongowes. This is the 15th year of the Kairos model, which originally took place in Clongowes during the first school break, but for the past three years has chosen St. Patrick’s College as its venue….read more

Inter House Sports Day

23rd September 2013

Having been thwarted by inclement weather in the last two years, the students were not to be denied last Friday when the Inter House Sports Day took place in the school. Although the day dawned a little cloudy and cool it soon warmed up when the sun came out and the games commenced. ‘Citius, Altius,…read more

Conor McCabe: International tennis player

20th September 2013

Meet Conor McCabe from Naas. Last week Conor was in Cardiff where he represented Ireland in the Under 12 category of the Tri Nations Tournament. Although Ireland could only finish as runner-up in the competition proper (which includes U12, U14 & U18), Conor won both his singles and doubles matches in the U12 section to…read more

Grammar Retreat to Emmaus

19th September 2013

Grammar Retreat to Emmaus On Friday the 13th (!) of September, the Grammar students, set off to ‘Emmaus’ in north Dublin on their annual retreat. As an entire group we were brought together to one large room where we were introduced to the team members, who explained to us what a retreat is about. They also told us the importance…read more

Junior Cert Results

16th September 2013

Last Wednesday the Syntax boys received their Junior Cert Results three months after completing the exams and following a few days of nervous anticipation. They had no need to worry as the results were excellent and compared very favourably with those of their predecessors. The Headmaster, Fr Moloney, congratulated them on their performance and also…read more

Representative rugby honours

11th September 2013

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to represent Leinster at Under 19 and Under 18 levels: Under 19 Cillian Burke, Fergal Cleary, Cian O’Donoghue and Stephen McVeigh. Under 18 John Molony, Colm Mulcahy, James Lappin, Will Connors and Alan Hughes.

Choir Competition

6th November 2012

On Saturday 20th October the Senior Choir of C.W.C. along with the All Girls’ Choir of Loreto Balbriggan, were the Demonstration Choir for the Choir Workshop (S.A.T.B.) directed by Alan Leech at the P.P.M.T.A. (Post Primary Music Teachers’ Association) National Music Conference 2012, held in Malahide Dublin. Alan demonstrated several ‘best practice’ models, on how…read more

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