The Beast from the East was not going to stop World Book Day Celebrations at EVC!!
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Due to the inclement weather, the WWETB Concert "In Harmony" has now been re-scheduled for Wednesday 21st March. Tickets will transfer to the new date. However, if you cannot attend on this new date, please contact the Opera House from Monday 5th March to discuss a refund.
Due to the aftermath of the snow with many roads still not accessible, EVC will remain closed tomorrow, Monday. All going to plan, the school will re-open on Tuesday 6th.
Well done to our Badminton players who put up a great performance at the Co. Final played in St. Peter's College, Wexford earlier today.. Team A and team B (Div. 3) topped their groups beating St Peter's College and Good Counsel College in earlier rounds. This resulted in an all Enniscorthy final with Team A coming out on top . Well done to all students on a great display of badminton. Enniscorthy EVC, coached by Ms. Hanlon will now represent Wexford at the Leinster school finals to be held in Dublin in March. Keep up the great work boys.
Thursday last saw 36 students and 4 members of staff led by Ms Walsh, Ms Kelly, Ms. Julia Byrne and Mr. Dempsey return to Dublin airport after an event- filled and thoroughly enjoyable 3-day excursion to the Czech capital of Prague.
Good luck to our travelling party of 35 students accompanied by their teachers, Ms. Kelly; Mr. Dempsey; Ms. Walsh and Ms. Byrne (SNA). The group will depart from EVC on Monday 12th February and returning on Thursday 15th at 5pm. (approx.). During their time away they will enjoy an evening cruise through historical Prague on the River Vitava; a visit to a Musical Instrumental factory; guided tour of the Castle District including the Royal State rooms and the Jewish Museum with its six historic sites; visit the Czech National Bank and Museum of Communism; sightseeing at the National Theatre; Fred & Ginger Building; Charles Square and Frank Kafka’s birthplace & Museum; Child of Prague, Charles Bridge and Clock Tower in addition to a little time for shopping!
We are delighted to announce that pre-sale tickets for are on sale from Wednesday 7th February at 10 am for our show "In Harmony" in the National Opera House on Friday, 2nd of March.
Ms. Somers, Ms. English, Ms. Walsh and Ms. Lawless (SNA) brought 66 students from 2 Oak, 2 Holly and 3 Ash to the 54th BT Young Scientist Exhibition in the RDS, Dublin on Friday 12th January. The students and teachers thoroughly enjoyed the trip. There were 550 student projects showcased at the exhibition. Project titles included 'What makes a good science teacher?' - 'Investigating the amount of synthetic dyes in soft drinks and sweets' - 'Classroom CO2 levels and their effect on student cognitive performance', and 'The development of an anti-microbial smartphone screen protector' to name but a few. In addition to these exhibits, there were many interactive shows including a homemade hoverboard, a RSA car that spun the students upside down, freezing flowers in liquid nitrogen and robot wars. We hope that we have sparked an interest among these students and that we will have some entries for next year’s competition.
Two of our 5th Year LCVP students Jessica Ajayi and Chloe Murphy visited the Facebook Headquarters in Dublin on January 10th to attend Safer Internet Day (SID)Ambassador training. This training was provided by Webwise.
In 1976, friends and associates of the late Michael Sweetman established an Educational Trust in his memory. It was decided to establish a competition with a European dimension for students of Vocational Schools, Colleges and Centres and each year prizewinners from around Ireland are awarded a trip to Strasbourg. In the past 15 years, over 30 students from Enniscorthy Vocational College have successfully participated in the scheme, which has seen students from all European Union member states discuss on the floor of the European Parliament issues of social concern directly related to their study of the Social Education module in the Leaving Certificate Applied programme.
The Management and Staff of Enniscorthy Vocational College extend their good wishes for Christmas and 2018 to all students, their parents the the wider community.
Active school week took place from the 11th to the 15th December. The idea behind this initiative was to promote physical activity and well-being amongst the whole school community. Archery was organised for Second, Third, Fifth and Sixth year classes on Monday and Tuesday of active week. The students and teachers really enjoyed this activity as many got to experience archery for the first time. On Wednesday we had some great dancing on display as the First year classes participated in Zumba.
Today, Tuesday 11th December three students who received an A grade in their 2017 Junior Certificate CSPE exam visited the County Buildings in Carrickalawn as a reward.
Enniscorthy Vocational College host an Information Meeting for parents and staff on Thursday night 7th December, 2017 re promoting Positive Mental Health in Young People. This talk, presented by Dr. Theresa Tierney (National Educational Psychological Service) and Breda Cashe (Samaritans), will take place in the Parents' room at 7pm. (old building) and everyone is encouraged to attend.