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K.C.C. showcase artwork at Revelations Exposition

On Friday 22nd March 2013, art students from Killarney Community College along with their Art teacher Ms. M. Mahony, attended the opening of the first ever Exposition of artwork created by students from Primary and Secondary schools from all over Kerry. The Exposition was opened, in the Library of the Institute of Technology of Tralee, by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gealtacht Mr Jimmy Deenihan. It was also attended by other local politicians, the president of the I. T. Tralee, The Mayor of Tralee and also the director of the Kerry Education Centre Caitríona Ni Chullota.


U16 Piano

Congratulations to our student Jack Teahan who came 1st in the U16 Piano, Musician of the Year.

Senior Ecology Trip

Monday March 11th saw 43 leaving cert biology students and their teachers , Ms. Spillane and Mrs. Brosnan head off to Knockreer House Estate to complete their Ecology Field Trip. A complete guided field studies course is available for post-primary schools visiting Killarney National Park and the Ecology course given here fulfils curricula requirements and is designed to allow the student to practice a variety of field techniques. The students started by checking the Longworth small mammal-traps that had been placed out overnight. Voles and fieldmice were discovered inside and after studying the animals physical features in detail, the students released them to the wild again! Students learned about the capture/recapture technique of mammals.


Garda Youth Achievement Awards

On Friday 8th March, 2013, The Kerry Garda Chief Superintendent visited Killarney Community College.  He met with the five students that received Garda Youth Achievement Awards for Kerry. They attended  the Lee Strand Kerry Garda Youth Achievement Awards 2012 in the Ballyroe Height Hotel in Tralee on Friday 15th February 2013

Back L-R: Ms. K. McCarthy, Adam O'Brien, Niamh Sheehan, Mr. Pat O'Sullivan (Chief Superintendent for Kerry), Ms. Fiona O'Brien (Principal), Joanne Kerins 

Trocaire - "Connecting for Change"

This Lent, Trocaire launched a 'Connecting for Change' campaign. On 7th and 8th March, schools across Ireland were encouraged to connect with their classmates and create change by fundraising for Trocaire's important oversea's projects. So, last Friday, a fourth year Religion class in Killarney Community College decided to come together and run a marathon - as a class. 25 students and their teacher, Andrea Thornton, togged off and each ran a mile around the Domain in Killarney. When everybody passed the finish line, the entire class had run a marathon, together.