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Scifest

On Friday 12th April, 2013, second year Killarney Community College student Denis O'Leary achieved second place in the Regional Final of Scifest.  He was awarded with a trophy and an All for One gift card from Intel. Th...e aim of Scifest is to encourage a love of science through active, collaborative, inquiry-based learning. Denis created a project based on the Wii and the Interactive Whiteboard. His idea was inspired by his love of Science. His project consisted of a Wii remote which could turn any projected flat surface into an interactive whiteboard. According to Mr. O'Connell, Science Teacher, "it is a great achievement for Denis and well merited. His obsession which science and technology has shone through".

Daffodil Day Fundraising

On Thursday 25th April, 2013 members of the Killarney Branch of the Irish Cancer Society were presented with a cheque from the Killarney Community College.  They held a coffee morning including the sale of daffodils in aid of Daffodil Day.

Photograph includes:
Back L-R: Mrs. Carmella Sheehy (teacher), Roisin Buckley, Fiona Tangney, Mrs. Stella Loughnane (Deputy Principal), Ms. Maureen Fogarty, Ms. Ann Moynihan, Ms. Kathleen O'Shea.
Front L-R: Sarah Murphy, Darragh Egan, Eoin Fitzgerald, Dylan Dreher, Zac Dwyer.

Cappanalea Trip 26th

First Year Cappanalea Trip 26th April 2013 - check out our Facebook Page for photos!!!

Cycle Against Suicide Campaign

On Thursday 25th April, 2013 the K.C.C. cycling team returned back to Killarney after cycling from Cork City as part of the Cycle Against Suicide Campaign. It was a fantastic achievement.

Cycle against Suicide

This cycle is a national event starting in Dublin on the 22nd of April and ending in Dublin the 5th of May with 14 different stages around Ireland. Students and teachers from Killarney Community College are taking part in the 4th stage of the “Cycle against Suicide” on the 25th of April from Cork City to Killarney a distance of about 100 km. They are doing it to raise awareness because everyone has some connection with suicide, self harm or depression. The staff and students at KCC believe that by cycling, together, around Ireland that this powerful message will be delivered.. they believe that the best way to help fight the Battle Against Suicide in Ireland is to do it together.

Our Mental Health is just like our physical health – it is something we have to be mindful of – and from time to time we have to ask for help – and that is OK.

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