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TY End of Year Trips

 TY End of Year Trips On Wednesday May 25th the Transition Year students with their Year Head, Mr Haberlin, set off for a day trip to Dublin Zoo. With the weather gods shining down...

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First Year School Tour June 2016

First Year School Tour June 2016 On Thursday June 2nd all first year students, the Meitheal leaders, Mr Marron, Mr Keenan, Ms Mahony and Ms Behan set off for the bog!! This was an...

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Board of Management French & Irish Scholarships

Board of Management French & Irish Scholarships Each year the Board of Management offer the French and Irish departments funding towards scholarships to further support the work of the departments and the experience for...

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JCSP Final Profiling

Junior Certificate School Programme Final Profile Celebration 15/16 St. Paul’s Secondary School Monasterevin A group of 16 3rd Year students were presented with their ‘Final Profile Awards’ at a presentation ceremony attended by teaching...

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TY Awards 2016

St. Paul’s Secondary School, Monasterevin TY Celebration and Awards May 19th 2015 A night of celebration for the Transition Year students of St. Paul’s Secondary School, was held in the school gym on Wednesday...

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MasterChef 2016

Master Chef 2016 On Thursday 12th May second year students were invited to partake in the 2016 Masterchef competition. Students had to prepare, cook and serve a two course menu for teenagers. The overall...

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Parents Plus & Working Things Out

Parents Plus & Working Things Out Well done and congratulations to all parents and students who completed the Parents Plus and Working Things Out programme. A sincere thanks to the Paul, Caroline, Deirdre and...

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Fifth Year Ecology Trip

Fifth Year Ecology Trip On Wednesday May 11th the 5th Year Biology class went on an ecology field trip to Lullymore accompanied by their teachers Ms Doyle and Ms Walsh. This was very a...

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LC IT Engineering Visit Carlow

  St. Pauls Leaving Cert. Construction Studies students made their annual visit to a very beneficial revision course in Carlow I.T. on Friday 6th of May. The day was well organized by Carlow I.T....

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Holocaust Visit Carlow College

On Wednesday the 13th April Ms. Collins took the fifth year history students and the Proclamation group leaders in 1A1 on a history trip to Carlow College. Carlow College was opening an exhibition on...

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1st Year Gaelic Blitz

First Year Gaelic Football Blitz St. Paul’s 1st year gaelic footballers participated in a Leinster schools blitz on Wednesday 21st of April. The matches were played in Hawkfield in perfect conditions and St. Paul’s...

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Irish National Heritage Park 2nd Year History

The 2nd Years and their history teachers from St Pauls visited the Irish National Heritage Park in Ferrycarraig where we left behind the 21st century and travelled back in time… We were guided around...

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Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park

Pupils from TY2, along with their history and science teachers experienced a 9,000 year journey through landmark periods of Irish history, from the arrival of the early Mesolithic settlers, the dawning of Christianity and...

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1st & 2nd Year Boys Midlands Finals

1st year boys basketball 1st year boys had a great year with home and away wins against Confey College and a home win against Marist college from Athlone which secured them their midlands final...

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Letter at Easter

Easter 2016 Dear Parent/Guardian  On Tuesday March 15th St Paul’s along with other schools throughout the country celebrated Proclamation Day. Emceed by fifth year student Hannah Duffy, the entire school listened and participated in...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Seachtain na Gaeilge 7-15 Márta Thosaigh Seachtain na Gaeilge ar an Luan an seachtú lá de Mhárta and was given Céad Míle Fáilte from all! Bhí postéirí i ngach áit. Bhí an seachtain lán...

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Strictly Come Dancing @ St Pauls 10/3/16

On Thursday night last St. Pauls Gym came alive when our TY students put on their dancing shoes and performed an excellent Strictly Come Dancing show. Since January these students have been put through...

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Green School’s Expo

Pupil’s from St. Pauls Green Schools Committee recently attended the 1st “Green School’s Expo” in the RDS in Dublin. Pupils had the chance to take part in interactive workshops, attend talks and view exhibitions...

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1916 Sackvillestreet Art Project

St Paul`s 5th year art class are taking part in an exciting art project: “1916 Sackvillestreet Art Project”. The aim of the project is to remember the 262 civilians that died during the 1916...

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Croke Park Flag Day

Thousands of students from all over Ireland commemorated the 1916 Rising at a flag raising ceremony at Croke park, including pupils and their History teachers from St Pauls. Please click on the following two sites...

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5th Year Construction Trip

Mountlucas Wind Farm St. Paul’s 5th year Construction students ventured on a unique experience to Bord Na Mona’s Wind farm in the Bog lands of Mountlucas in Co. Offaly on Friday the 12th of...

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Friendship Week 2016

Friendship Week 2016 Friendship week took place in St Pauls from the 8th to the 12th of February. It was run by the Anti-Bullying Ambassadors in conjunction with the Student Council. Friendship themed activities...

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Principal’s Letter

January 2016 Dear Parent/Guardian The term from Halloween to Christmas was, as always, an extremely busy one for the students and staff at St Paul’s. The annual Awards Night for the academic year 2014-15...

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Fifth year Chemistry Trip to Maynooth

An early start was worth it for our 5th year chemistry students who travelled to NUI Maynooth to gain practical experience in a university Chemistry Lab. They carried out a total of 10 leaving...

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Bin it to win it!!

   Bin it to win it!! Competition Winners:                         The Winners: Rebecca Redmond Sarah Duffy Marita Clinton Kellis Williams Ben Guinan   Thank...

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Cadette Girls Basketball: All-Ireland Qualifiers

On the 7th of January, the cadette girls travelled to far flung Carrick, Co. Donegal to take part in the All-Ireland qualifiers. They first took on St. Joseph’s Mercy of Navan, Co. Meath. The...

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St Pauls Got Talent 2015

St Pauls Got Talent 2015 On the final day of term 1 the traditional TY fundraiser “SPGT 2015” took place in the school gym. With students from all years represented the acts ranged from...

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Biology @ NUI Maynooth

      The Science department in Maynooth provides a day for Leaving Certificate Biology students, which is an excellent day of revision and a glimpse into the world of studying science at 3rd...

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Careers Evening 2015

Careers Evening 2015  by Laura Cleary On the 25th of November 2015 our careers teacher, Ms. Garret organised a careers evening for all the senior cycle students (TYs, 5th years and 6th years.) Ms. Garret’s...

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Credit Union Art Competition:

Credit Union Art Competition: Congratulations to Kerrie Dunne (2nd Year) who won 3rd prize in the Chapter Level of the Credit Union art competition. The prize giving took place in Toughers in Naas where...

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Tánaiste visits St Pauls

On Friday November 27th the Tanaiste Joan Burton visited St Paul’s. The purpose of the visit, organised by past pupil Senator John Whelan, was to highlight the urgency in the delivery of the new...

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TYs Present Oliver!

‘Oliver’  St. Paul’s Transition Year students have recently performed their production of ‘Oliver to great acclaim in front of over 1000 members of the public. The students and teachers have put months of preparation...

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Under 16 and Senior Boys Football

Under 16 and Senior Boys Football It was a disappointing week for our u16 and u18 gaelic football teams. After a successful pre-season of pitch work and circuit training, there was high hopes for...

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Robotics in St Pauls

Robotics Earlier in the year, second years did a robotics class in the local Scouts Den. First the supervisor explained to us about the robot vehicles and how you make them, controls and other...

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Basketball News

Cadette Girls Basketball Our cadette girls have reached the Midlands Regional final after a comfortable victory over Heywood C.S. Jade Lawlor opened the first quarter with two quick baskets and this set the tone...

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TY Trip to the Dáil

TY1, along with their History teacher, went along to the Dáil last Thursday 26th November at the invitation of local Senator, John Whelan. Welcoming the group to the Dáil, Senator Whelan arranged a guided...

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Awards Night 2015

St Paul’s Award Night for 2014-2015 St. Paul’s Secondary School Monasterevin hosted their Annual Awards Night for the academic year 2014-15 on Friday the 13th of November 2015. A large crowd of invited students,...

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Science Week at St Pauls

Science week in St Pauls kicked off with a visit to Kildare Library by all 2nd Year science students and their teachers Ms Doyle and Ms Walsh. The students attended an Energy workshop which...

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Green Schools News

  Trick or treat in action….     1st Year pupils enjoying the show!!!!              Pupils participating in the show!!!! 1st = Lauren Kelly, Well Done!!!! Lauren will now be given the...

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Debating in St Pauls

A lot has been happening recently in the debating world. In early November, a selection of our fifth year debating team, including Hannah Duffy, Katie Lawless, Gemma Dunne and Ciara Fanning Siney, headed to...

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History Week 2015

St Paul’s Annual Interschools History Table Quiz St Pauls held its 4th annual interschools this week during History Week and although numbers were down from last year, the competition was still fierce. For the...

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Girls Senior Football

Girls Senior Football Last Thursday saw a superb victory for the Ladies Senior football against Gaelscoil Cill Dara. In tough, wet conditions the girls proved their strengths with a 14-9 to 1-1 victory. Well...

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Maths Week 2015

Maths Week 2015 took place from October 12th until 16th. There were activities organised all week for various groups including Daily Maths Challenges, fun daily Maths facts, first year table quiz, fifth year table...

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Senior & Cadette Girls Basketball

Our senior and cadets girls played their final group games on Wednesday last in Ardscoil Trionoide, Athy and both came away with victories which have guaranteed their place in the regional semi finals. Our...

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CAO News for 6TH yr. parents and students

6TH yr. parents and students The 2016 CAO On-line Application Facility is now open. Apply on-line before 20th January for a reduced fee of €25. Closing Date for Applications is the 1st February at...

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Senior Boys Basketball Match: St Paul’s v Mallow

Our senior team had a super win against Mallow on Monday 05 Oct 2015. The first two quarters were close enough with St Pauls always just ahead. Mallow were eager, competitive and organised but...

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U16 & U18 Boys’ Football

U16 & U18 Gaelic Football Training U16 and u18 Gaelic football training is back in full flow. Players have worked hard for the last month on the training field, with good numbers attending each...

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King Lear – 6th Years

On Tuesday the 6th of October forty Leaving Cert year students accompanied by their English teachers Ms. Behan and Ms. Murray went to The Helix Theatre in Dublin to watch the performance of the...

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Ladies Senior & Cadette Basketball

Ladies Senior & Cadette Basketball Monday last saw our cadet and senior teams kick start their basketball seasons with victories against Pipers Hill. Our cadet team, despite dominating possessionand great work in defence, found...

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European Day of Languages

The European day of languages (26th September) was celebrated in St. Pauls this year on the 29th of September. We began with a breakfast for all students provided by the wonderful Sister Angela at...

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TY UISCE 2015

It was an early start ar an gCéadaoin an seachtú lá do Dheireadh Fomhair. The take off was delayed a little… but we had a great turas ar an mbus! We reached Uisce at...

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Higher Options 2015

On Thursday September 17th we set off on the long road to the RDS to visit the various college’s on display at Higher Options. We got the opportunity to discuss and question the representatives...

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Cross Country 3 Counties Competition

On Tuesday 29th September, thirty students along with their teachers Ms Walsh and Mr Fitzgerald headed down to Knockbeg to participate in the first round of the 3 Counties Cross Country league. Some of...

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Recent Basketball Wins

Boys Senior Basketball vs Marist Athlone We got off to a great start with us making the first basket. It was a very tough first two quarters, basket for basket. Athlone’s number four, played...

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Green Schools News

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6th Year Glen Barrow fieldwork

“Great days had by the two groups of 6th Year students. It was great opportunity for the students to analyse two separate results from very contrasting days. First day was dry and there had...

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Welcome Back – Principal’s Letter

September 2015 Dear Parent/Guardian At the start of the year I welcome you all back to St Paul’s. I hope your son/daughter has settled in well and is looking forward to the year ahead....

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Lullymore Heritage and Ecology Park Trip

Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park Trip On Thursday Sept 24th, the hardy souls of TY1 went with their History and Science teachers on a fieldtrip to sample what historical and scientific delights Lullymore Heritage...

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Third Year Religious Education Trip

Third Year Religious Education Trip By Erin Meredith On Thursday the 17th of September third year students accompanied by Ms Eogan, Ms Murray and Fr Liam set off for Glendalough, Co Wicklow as part...

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1st Year Boys Gaelic Football Midlands Blitz

This was the U14 boys first football match. The ball was thrown in and straight away Conor Lonergan and Ciaran Byrne were working with the forwards to try and get the first score. After...

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First Year Awards 2014/5

  First Year Awards On the final day of the school year 2015 the first year students of St Paul’s were awarded and rewarded for the great work and effort they had put in...

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JCSP Final Profile Celebration 14/15

Junior Certificate School Programme Final Profile Celebration 14/15 A group of 13 3rd Year students were presented with their ‘Final Profile Awards’ at a presentation ceremony attended by teaching and managerial staff, parents and...

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6th Year NUIM Student & Teacher Awards

NUIM 6th Year Inspirational Student and Teacher Award 2014-15 On Wednesday May 13th, in Maynooth University, 6th years, Ailish Heavey and Dean Murphy were awarded as St. Paul’s Inspirational students. Having been nominated by...

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Leaving Certificate Graduation 2015

The Leaving Certificate Graduation 2015 was held in the school gym on Thursday May 21st. The evening started with a meaningful and personal mass con-celebrated by Bishop Denis Nulty and the school chaplain Fr...

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TY Awards 2014/15

TY Awards 2014-15 Subject Student of the Year Drama/Dance:                                 Lyndsey Keogh Work Experience Prep:        ...

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6th year Construction Studies Carlow IT Trip

St. Pauls Leaving Cert. Construction Studies students participated in a very enjoyable and educational visit to Carlow I.T. to see hands on experience on the science behind common construction industry methodology and materials. On...

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NUIM 3rd Yr Special Awards 2014-15

On Wednesday May 13th, in a packed lecture theatre in Maynooth University, five 3rd year students were awarded for their academic achievements. Sarah Roche (English), Lauren Kelly (Gaeilge), Rory Mahon (Science), Jordan Higgins (Maths)...

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St Paul’s Annual Sports Day 2015

St Paul’s students embarked again on their annual ‘Battle of the Form Groups’ on Weds last. Some fifteen odd form groups, some more odd than others, put on their war paint, their sponsored tops,...

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St Paul’s fundraiser for Children’s Foundation

Christina Noble Children’s Foundation Over the last few weeks, Ms. Murray’s 3rd Year CSPE students have been fundraising for the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation, as part of their Junior Cert, CSPE Action Project. They...

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St Paul’s 5k Fun Run

ST PAULS 5K FUN RUN Last Friday, on a glorious sunny non-rainy day, the entire population of   the school, students and teachers, plus some energetic parents from the   Parents’ Council, set out...

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DUBLIN HTAI JUNIOR CERT TABLE QUIZ

DUBLIN HTAI JUNIOR CERT TABLE QUIZ Following last year’s great runners-up result, four 3rd Year History Students, Daniel Byrne, Jordan Higgins, Rory Mahon and Sarah Roche made this year’s trip to Tallaght CS representing...

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2nd Year Carlingford Trip

Carlingford Trip 2015 On Monday 23rd March a very excited crowd of 2nd year boys and girls set off on their outdoor adventure trip to Carlingford. They were accompanied by an equally excited Miss...

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Art trip to the stars!

Art Trip: “Style Icons Museum – Newbridge”. The 5th and 6th year art pupils recently visited the Newbridge Silverware “Style Icons” museum. As part or their leaving Certificate pupils are encouraged to see art...

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Green Awareness Day

Green Schools News: “Green Awareness Day”!! The green schools committee held a “green awareness day” on Thursday 5th Feb. Events on the day included: A rag day for the whole school, where pupils and...

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World Book Day

Students from the school dressed up as their favourite literary characters for WBD. We had students masquerading as Harry Potter, Cinderella, elves, and monsters!

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Skydome

Students got a chance to go under the stars,,,indoors! Monday 9th March: Skydome Written by Róisín Shallow 1A2 In my opinion, I thought Skydome was really fascinating as I always was fascinated by our...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí an-am ag daltaí na scoile i rith ‘Seachtain na Gaeilge a bhí ar siúl sa scoil idir 9-13 Márta. Bhí imeachtaí acu ar nós tráth na gceist, céilíthe, scannáin agus ceol, uilig as...

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Students in the European Parliament

  St Paul’s TY students win Trip to Strasbourg.   Eight TY students from St. Pauls Secondary School Monasterevin have just returned from a 3 day visit to the European Parliament.   The students...