Following on from their earlier successes, our Cadette and Senior Baketball players who played teams from Coláiste Íde on the 9th of October won both games: Cadettes 37-16, Seniors 53-14. Well done girls and thanks to Dell for accompanying you on the day.
Closing Date for applications for students who wish to attend Pres Tralee as 1st year students in September 2018 is Friday October 20th. Forms must be collected from the School Office and returned in person to the school office by this date.
TY students enjoyed a Science field trip to Fota wildlife Park on Wednesday 11th of October. Despite inclement weather en route, after about half an hour, things improved and the sun shone out. Students enjoyed viewing the new lion and tiger cubs in particular but also some giant ostrich eggs! Thanks to Science teachers Ms. O’Keeffe, Ms. O’Donoghue and Ms. O’Mahony for accompanying you on the trip.
The Schools Fitness Challenge aims to help secondary schools students adopt a healthier lifestyle. There are three phases to the Schools’ Fitness Challenge:
1): The initial fitness test to measure current fitness levels
2): A six week training programme to improve cardiovascular fitness
3): A repeat test to measure new fitness levels
Students at Pres Tralee are encouraged to participate.
Key dates for your diary:
September 22nd: Registration closes
October 6th: Submit initial bleep test
October 9th: 6 week challenge begins
November 24th: 6 week challenge ends
December 8th: Submit final bleep test
3 JUNIOR CERT STUDENTS AT PRES TRALEE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL SCIENCE AND MATHS OLYMPIAD
There was great pride in Pres Tralee when news was received that 3 students from Pres Tralee who sat their Junior Certificate examinations in June 2017 have been nominated to participate in the National Science Olympiad based on their excellent results in Science and Mathematics. Aisling Harty, Charlotte O’Halloran and Mary O’Connell all received A grades in both subjects. The girls’ Science teachers Kay O’Mahony, Clem O’Keeffe and Rita O’Donoghue extended sincere congratulations and good wishes to the girls as they take on this challenge and will be supporting them as they prepare in coming weeks for the event which will be held in DCU in October and November this year. Maths teachers Margaret O’Connell and Mary Colgan expressed their great pride in their students’ achievements.
Our very own Sarah Cleary from TY is playing the lead role of “ Maria” in the upcoming production of West Side Story with Tralee Light Opera Society. Over 60 of her school mates from Pres Tralee will be in attendance on Thursday to support Sarah. We wish Sarah all the best! Break a leg!!!