The Student Council
What is a Student Council?
It can provide an opportunity for pupils to voice their opinions and offer suggestions in relation to different aspects of school life.
It can encourage and promote initiatives from the pupils.
It can act as a channel of communication for the pupils.
It can encourage pupils (and thereby parents) to organise events central to the life of the school.
It can provide an opportunity to raise funds for the school or charities.
The roles and responsibilities of our Student Council are:
To attend weekly meetings during a yard break time under a teachers guidance.
To act as a student liaison person to voice pupils concerns, ideas or opinions and offer suggestions in relation to different aspects of school life.
Occasionally meeting and greeting special visitors to the school.
Welcoming Junior Infant pupils to the school.
Helping to organise charity events.
Running, in school competitions, such as art/writing competitions.
Involved in the running of special events such as Grandparents day/bake sales.
Promoting Gaeilge throughout the school.
Delivering news that is important to pupils through newsletter.
Promoting health, safety and wellbeing of pupils.
Promoting the Catholic ethos with student council members leading prayers at assembly.
A note from the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson
My name is Merisa Kiripati and I am the Chairperson of the student council. My job is to try and encourage others to follow school rules and to make sure that all students get to have their ideas included. The student council are here to help anyone in need and to make the school a better place.
My name is Ceara Dwyer. I am the Vice Chairperson of the student council and one of the two representatives for sixth class. The student council is here to listen to pupil’s ideas and views so we can try and make the school a better and happier place to be.
Congratulations to the winners of the Halloween Art Competition!
The winners in each category are as follows!
The results of the student council Halloween Art competition are in!
Congratulations to all who took part! The winners are:
Junior/Senior Infant Category: Aoibhinn (Ms. Dunne)
First/Second Class Category: Ava Farrell
Third/Fourth Class Category: Sarah Costello
Fifth/Sixth Class Category: Boris Zhang
Because the art was so hard to choose from and there were so many excellent entries we decided to award a small prize to some runners up in each category:
Junior / Senior Infant Category: Dylan Cunningham
First/Second Class: Cian Mannion
Third/ Fourth Class: Páidi Mc Kiernan
Fifth/Sixth Class:Luke Quilty