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J.C.S.P   “Watercolour Workshop”

Recently all 2nd year art pupils took part in a watercolour workshop as part of the J.C.S.P “Artist in the Classroom” initiative. Rosemary Burns visited the school and worked with pupils exploring watercolour techniques,...

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Gael Linn Irish debating

Ghlac triúr scoláirí ón dara bhlian sa díospóireacht gaeilge Gael Linn i Droichead Nua i rith na seachtaine seo. Bhí siad ag plé an rún: Ba cheart deireadh a chur leis na Cluichí Oilimpeacha....

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Fifth Years visit Carlow Institute of Technology

St Paul’s fifth year students experienced a great day at Carlow Institute of Technology on Thursday November 17th.  Students were given the opportunity to attend talks on all programmes and courses  being offered at...

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Horse Racing Ireland Careers Day

A huge thank you to Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) for putting on an excellent careers event out at Naas Racecourse. Ms Garrett attended with ten students who have shown a huge interest in the...

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Senior Girls Basketball Quarter Final

On the 23rd of November, our senior girls travelled to St. Josephs school in Rochfortbridge for their midland C quarter final, with their coach Elaine Mahony. The starting five from St. Pauls were Lauren...

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St Paul’s Award Night for 2015-2016

St Paul’s Secondary School Monasterevin hosted their Annual Awards Night for the academic year 2015-16 on Friday the 11th of November 2016. A large crowd of invited students, parents, staff and sponsors were there...

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First Year Girls Kildare Futsal Champions

St Paul’s first year girls travelled to Holy Family school in Newbridge to compete in FAI schools Futsal competition, their first game was a hard fought 1-0 win against Confey College. This got the...

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Maths Week 2016

Maths Week took place in St. Pauls from the 17th October until the 21st. Every day there was a Daily Maths Challenge with prizes up for grabs. Thank you to all the students who...

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Junior Ladies Blitz

Our Junior Ladies participated in a blitz held by Ard Scoil Rath Iomgháin on Tuesday 25th of October. It was a cold wet start but the team were in great spirits. It was a...

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Pictured at the presentation of  a cheque for €7000 to St Paul’s Secondary School, towards the cost of the new replacement bus, are (left to right) Mr Brian Bergin (Principal), Mrs Bernie O’Gorman (St...

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St Paul’s Gets its 1st Green Flag!

St Pauls Secondary School was awarded its first Green Schools “Green Flag”!! The Green Schools committees have been rewarded for their hard work over the last two years in reducing Litter & Waste by...

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Euroscola 2016

Euroscola 2016 by Séan O Neill At Euroscola 2016, I, Séan O Neill, had the privilege, along with students aged 16 to 18 from across the EU, to become a Member of the European...

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St Paul’s Basketball, October Matches

CADET BASKETBALL Cadets go down to strong Pipers team By Thomas Kelly It was a disappointing start to the league season as St.Pauls Cadet team lost to Pipers Hill on a score line of...

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Ranganna Gaeilge le hAoife

10 LESSON PROGRAMME FOR ADULT LEARNERS OF IRISH No prior knowledge of the Irish language required. This course provides an enjoyable introduction to modern Irish. Small classes teach basic language skills and prepare participants...

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U-14 Boys Football

U-14 Boys Football by Brian Day and Dean McGovern St. Pauls Juvenile Football team commenced their league games on Wednesday 12th October with a match vs Colaiste Lorcain, Castledermot. Having trained well on Wednesdays...

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Senior Ladies Football

The Senior Ladies kicked off their league campaign with a hard fought match against Athy College. This was the senior ladies first outing and they gave a good account of themselves against a strong...

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An Triail

Dé hAoine an 7ú de Dheireadh Fómhair chuaigh Ms Quinn agus daltaí ón Séú Bliain chun ‘An Triail’ le Máiréad Ní Ghráda a fheiceáil sa George Bernard Shaw Theatre i gCeatharlach. D’fhágamar an scoil...

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Transition Year Trip to the Ploughing

  On the 21st of September, the TY students went to the ploughing in Tullamore. It was an early start, leaving the school at 8:00am to arrive in Tullamore at 10:00am because of the...

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Art History Trip: Collins Barracks

5th and 6th Year Art pupils recently took an art history and appreciation trip to the National Museum of Ireland in Collins Barracks in Dublin. Pupils focused their attention on the Eileen Gray exhibition....

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 Junior School’s Debating 2016

On Thursday 6th October seven students from firs t and second year attended the Leinster Junior Schools’ Debating Competition, which was held in UCD. They were debating the motion “This house would arm the...

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Delphi Transition Year Report

  On Monday the 26th of September, transition year travelled to Delphi Adventure Centre by two trains and a bus. On arrival we were given our first activity which was coasteering. For coasteering our...

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Adult Education – Parent’s Nutrition Course

We are running a six week healthy cooking and nutrition course on Thursday nights in our Home Economics room. We have an excellent instructor Arwen Sheridan who week by week instructs our participants with...

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Lullymore Heritage Park TY Visit

TY1 and their history 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 through to turbulent times of rebellion and...

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Boot Camp 2016

Boot Camp 2016. Sixteen of St Paul’s First year JCSP students spent a great week at the end of the summer enjoying a host of fun activities. On Monday, one of the best days...

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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....