News & Events

Wellbeing Webinar Support for Parents

Dear Parents/ Guardians, Please see attached a flyer on Supporting Young People: A webinar series for parents and teachers which is being organised by UCD. This is a free series of events for anyone interested in learning more about supporting young people’s mental health. Elizabeth Charles will represent NEPS and will be presenting on the...
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The Feast Day of Blessed Edmund Rice

Coláiste Rís took time today to celebrate the wealth of selflessness that Edmund Rice possessed and passed onto those he came in contact with. Our students reflected and recalled his life and thanked God for his compassion and vision. Our school community prayed for our Edmund Rice students in India and South America as they...
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Homework Tips and Support

Dear Parents/Guardians, One of the most common questions you ask me is about ‘Homework at Secondary School’. This 1,300 word feature article should answer some of these questions and provide you with some guidance on it going forward. In addition, there are tips and guidelines from Qualifax also. See links below: https://acesolutionbooks.com/homework-and-your-child-a-parents-guide/ https://www.qualifax.ie/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=180&Itemid=3 Excellent Video...
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DIFE Virtual Open Day

Dear Students/ Parents/ Guardians, A brief reminder regarding our Course Talks Virtual Open tomorrow. Prospective students should join us tomorrow for individual Course Talks commencing at 2.30pm (evening session at 6.30pm) to hear from our fantastic teaching staff and have questions answered about their future course in DIFE. Links to each Microsoft Teams channel will...
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Guidance News

This week’s Checklist 26th April – 2nd May 1. Student self-service portal The candidate self-service portal will re-open tomorrow (Tuesday) at 12.00 for you to review and confirm your final options for each subject. Candidates taking examinations will be able to change your subject level on the day of the exam; however, the level in...
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DCU TY Open Day

Dear TY’s, Greetings from DCU! We hope that you and yours are keeping well. We would like to inform you that our TY Open Day is taking place next Tuesday 27th April from 9.30am to 1.30pm. We will be operating a live Zoom Webinar where you are invited to tune in during the day to...
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MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY SPRING OPEN DAY

Saturday April 24th 10am – 3pm Register for our Spring Open Day, taking place online next Saturday April 24th from 10am – 3pm and be in with a chance to win one of 10 ?100 One4all vouchers! Attend live webinars (or watch them back later), move around events as you wish and join the Q&A...
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DKIT Open Day and Specific Degree Workshops

DKIT SPRING OPEN DAY DkIT Spring Open Day takes place this coming Wednesday 21st April (5:00 – 7:00pm) with a main focus on Student Life, Experience and Learning. The event will be Student-led and the agenda for the event is: 17:00 – 17:30 Pathways to DkIT During this session, hear stories from real students about...
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What Career Events are on week beginning 19th April?

Dear Senior Cycle students/parents/guardians, Please view the Youtube link below to become aware of this week’s college and career events. Each week, Classroom Guidance creates a video to keep you informed. Please like and subscribe to the page to keep yourself in the loop. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZXBmy4D7zA Kind regards, Mr. Mc Nicholas. Guidance Counsellor.
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Naughton Scholarship 2021

The Naughton Scholarships are a scheme of scholarships to promote the study of engineering, science and technology at third level by students in Ireland. Each year from February to May Leaving Certificate students can apply for a scholarship if they intend on studying science, engineering or technology at third level that year. We are particularly...
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Second Year IT Success

Congratulations to all the second years who participated in online computer classes. Weekly assignments were set by Ms Purcell and completed by students during those dark post-Christmas months. We thought we’d encourage their participation by awarding gift tokens to those students whose work showed a little extra effort. So – well done to all who...
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SUSI Grant- Money for College- Fees and Maintenance

Dear Sixth years/parents/ guardians, SUSI have announced that they will be open for applications next week, 22nd April so it is important to get yourself organised as early applications will receive priority processing. A few of the basics that you will need to make your application include opening a bank account and having your PPS...
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DCU Spring Open Day 2021

Open Days offer the opportunity to explore options after secondary school. Please, register for the DCU open day to explore whats on offer for your future. An informed choice is powerful when beginning to study at third level. Give it a go! Our Spring Open Day activities will help you explore what DCU has to...
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Alternative Routes to Careers

Dear Senior cycle students/ parents/ guardians, I hope you are keeping well and safe. Please view the video below to look at all options after completing your secondary education. Often students are stressed as they are unaware of various routes to achieve a certain career or study a particular degree. This short video puts you...
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Welcome Back! Stress Management Routine Checklist

Dear Students/ Parents/ Guardians, Welcome back to school after the Easter break. For some students, this is the first time back to the school since December. It may be strange and worrying to be back after such a long time, this is perfectly normal and it will take a few days to adjust back to...
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Return to school Monday 12th April

All students will be returning to school on Monday morning next, April 12th. Please ensure that the return to school consent is completed on the app. All details are in the attached document. We look forward to seeing all students on Monday morning. Pdf-1
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County Louth School Enterprise Awards

Colaiste Ris had three students who represented the school today at the County Louth School Enterprise Awards final. The three students involved were Rachel Rice, Ellie McAvinney, and Ruairi Reynolds who all did fantastic work to make it through to the final. The students managed to scoop two awards. Ruairi Reynolds won the best sustainability...
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TY German

We are delighted that we have young poets in our 4th Year German group. Congratulations to Rachel, Conor, Conall, and Tiernan for sharing their wonderful Easter/spring poems with us to send their fellow students off into their well-deserved Easter break. FROHE OSTERN!
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TY Animation Competition

Transition Years have been busy this week with their computer assignments. Maybe the motivation of a prize for the most striking animation put a little spark under them. Here’s an example of some of their work. Well done to all who participated. We’ll select the winning animation soon. Please open the attachment below and click...
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LC Art Award

Pictured here is Miriam Finnegan the winner of the leaving cert Art award 2020, Congratulations Miriam
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