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News from ceist 31 May 2012
CEIST is the new trustee body for the voluntary secondary schools of the Daughters of Charity, the Presentation Sisters, the Sisters of the Christian Retreat, the Sisters of Mercy and the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.

Sr Sheila Kelleher's Retirement from Presentation Secondary School, Ballyphehane

Sr. Sheila Kelleher, Principal of Presentation Secondary School, Ballyphehane is retiring as Principal of the school at the end of August, 2012.

Sr. Sheila has given an invaluable contribution since her arrival to the school in 1986.

The school was then known as 'Immaculate Heart Secondary School' and under Sr. Sheila's stewardship the Presentation school has gone from strength to strength.

The following article with extracts taken from the school newsletter shows the great respect there was for Sr. Sheila from teachers and students.


CEIST Annual Statistical Returns 2011-2012

We are very grateful to all schools who have submitted their annual statistical returns to date. The data collected from these statistics are crucial in informing the Education Office of underlying trends and standards adhered to in our schools.

A revised statistics form was distributed to all CEIST schools for 2011-2012 term. Please e-mail jwoods@ceist.ie if any issues are encountered completing or if you wish the form to be emailed to you.

Energy Saving School Newsletter

Click here to view the May edition of the Energy Saving School newsletter, which contains lots of useful ideas for "Energy Savings" in schools.

Presentation Tuam Students Compete in All-Ireland final of Siansa - Gael Linn

Presentation College, Tuam, students achieved third place in the All Ireland Final of the Siansa - Gael Linn Competition, which took place in the National Concert Hall on Sunday 29th April. The group, named Macalla, qualified through two preliminary rounds of the competition before being chosen to compete in the final eight.

They received prize money and the top three groups will also have their winning performances released on CD.

Group members included sisters Ciara and Aoife Finan, Kellie Mannion and Lisa Kelly. Click here to view photo of the group.

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