Literacy Promotion - Clongowes Wood College

Inaugural Inter-House Literary Quiz

11th March 2015

We held our first Inter-House Literary Quiz yesterday evening, Mon 11th of March. The ten Houses were each represented by a team of six, one student from each year.   Questions were based primarily on the World Book Day Writes of Passage, http://worldbookday.com/writes-of-passage/, fifty of the most popular teen and young adult reads as voted…read more

Drop Everything and Read!

10th March 2015

                            Even Fr Moloney’s dog Trampas got involved in our whole school D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) event! Students and staff had the freedom to choose to read what they wished. For some it was a magazine, for others a newspaper and…read more

Book Bingo Certificates Presented

19th May 2013

Book Bingo Certificates– Standing. Dan Gannon, Keenan Crutchley, Sean Ojejinmi, Luke Clohessy, Haig Oman, St. John Hall, Brian Murphy. Seated. Colm O’Sullivan, Ms O’Loughlin (Librarian), James Lambe, Fr Moloney S.J., Patrick O’Brien On Wed ten Third Line students were presented with certificates by Fr Moloney for their participation in the Book Bingo reading challenge, launched…read more

DEAR – Wed 6th of Mar

10th March 2013

[easyrotator]erf_65_1351094989/erf_75_1359156379/erc_83_1362947060[/easyrotator] In celebration of World Book Week we ran our second ever DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) event on Wed 6th Mar. In addition to teaching staff it was also supported by auxiliary staff who joined Fr Moloney and Mr Shalvey’s Element’s English class in the library. The other students read quietly in their classrooms…read more

Window Painting for DEAR

10th March 2013

[easyrotator]erf_65_1351094989/erf_75_1359156379/erc_64_1362949162[/easyrotator] DEAR – Wed 6th of Mar In celebration of World Book Week we ran our second ever DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) event on Wed 6th Mar. In addition to teaching staff it was also supported by auxiliary staff who joined Fr Moloney and Mr Shalvey’s Element’s English class in the library. The other…read more

Get ready for D.E.A.R – Wed 6th 10.30am

4th March 2013

 In celebration of World Book Week, a D.E.A.R (Drop Everything And Read) event is being organised by the James Joyce Library. On Wed 6th of March the normal timetable will be dropped at 10.30am when students and staff will read books, magazines or newspapers of their own choosing. The success of a similar event last…read more

Book Bingo Reading Challenge

29th January 2013

The Book Bingo Reading Challenge is underway. It has been devised and launched by the James Joyce Library in co-operation with Third Line teachers of English. This literacy initiative is loosely based on the game Bingo. Numbers have been replaced by reading challenges e.g. A novel featuring a lot of science and technology, A novel…read more

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