Under 12 basketball takes place on Friday evenings from 6 to 7 for any budding basketball players. New members welcome.
Best of luck to our Ladies football team who have been going from strength to strength with a recent win over Duiske College, Kilkenny
Congratulations to recent past pupil Laura Rakhman Kidd who seems to be developing quite a modelling career for herself. Recently featuring at major shows with footage shown on Exposé. Well done, Laura
On the coming Friday 24th October enrolment application for First Year in September 2015 is closing. We thank all for the large number of applications submitted. Offers of places will issue at the end of the second week of November and any further applications will be placed on a waiting list should places become available.
Athy College Ladies football had another great day with a victory over Duiske College from Kilkenny. Not just a decisive victory but a demonstration of excellent football and team spirit. Watch these girls as they go from strength to strength.
Congratulations to Athy College Girls Basketball on a very significant win against Gaelcoláiste Ceatharlach
Next week, Oct 13th - 17th, Athy College is participating in Athy Wellnes week which is a set of events to promote positive mental health and well-being for students and parents. This is a HSCL le initiative in conjunction with Scoil Mhichil Naofa, all primary schools on our campus and Ard Scoil na Trionaide. Several community partners are also involved including Athy library.
Events next week include:
Morning Walk - Parents to meet up in Scoil Phadraig Naofa each morning at 9.15am for walk
Mindfulness Practice - Dealing with Stress and Anxiety Talk for Parents 7.30pm Tues 14th Oct Athy College
Building Confidence and Self-Esteem Talk for Parents Scoil Mhichil Naofa 7.30 Thurs 16th Oct Scoil Mhichil Naofa
Full class set of 'The Apple Tart of Hope' novel by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald for second year students and slot with author at Athy library on Friday 24th Oct
Talk from Mental Health Ireland 'Self Care in Leaving Cert' Thurs 16th Oct 10.45 - 12 midday.
Eanna Ní Lamhna today officially launched the school sculpture "The Hare Queen" to a large gathering of students. Guests included Lucina Russell, Kildare County Arts Officer who was instrumental in delivering the project. The sculpture by Fidelma Massey is a tribute to the former residents of the school site who continued to live in our environs both throughout and following the build. Eanna gave us some great detail about the history and traits of the native hares
Congratulations to our students who once again donned the team colours of their choice to celebrate GOAL Jersey Day. Mr Whelan has long been supportive of the organisation and this year the student raised in excess of €365 for the cause.
U16 Girls seem to be unstoppable whatever the sport. Following their decisive victory on the football field many of the same players went on to play basketball against St. Conleth's and recorded another decisive win. A great sporting day for our girls and a delighted Ms O'Neill posts the winning result.