News from Scoil Muire agus Pádraig, Swinford, Co Mayo

The following are two news snippets from Scoil Muire agus Pádraig, Swinford, Co. Mayo.

Junior Cert Business Studies Awards 2013

Congratulations to Caoimhe Groarke, Grace Mullaney, Bethany Miller, Sonachú O’Callaghan-Broe, Danielle O’Grady and Ruth Tobin Transition Year students at Scoil Muire agus Padraig Swinford who were honoured by the School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway in recognition of their having achieved A Grades in Higher Level Business Studies in the Junior Certificate 2013.

The Awards ceremony took place in the Bailey Allen Hall in University College Galway on January 28th last.

All at Scoil Muire agus Pádraig would like to say well done to the students and their teachers Mr Kilgallon, Ms Casserly and Mr Armstrong.

Pictured are the students who received the awards with a member of the Faculty of Business and Economics, NUI Galway.

Operation Transformation 2014 at Scoil Muire agus Pádraig Swinford

All First Year students at Scoil Muire agus Pádraig Swinford recently took part in Stage 1 of a fitness challenge in association with the Operation Transformation programme currently running on RTE 1 and the John Murray Show on Radio 1.

This stage – the Bleep Test - tests the students’ current fitness levels and the students will now embark on a fitness programme under the direction of their PE teacher Ms Keane after which they will be tested again to find out how much they have improved in the intervening time.

Pictured are some of the First Years lining up for the Bleep Test.