RTE Youth Assembly – report by Chloe Fortune (4.5)
On Friday, 15 November I will be one of the delegates representing Wexford in the Dáil Chamber for the RTÉ youth assembly. This is the first ever youth assembly and its aims are to try and receive some action ideas on the climate emergency. I have been working hard preparing for the day and I have to arrive at Leinster House at 07:00 on Friday. The other delegates and I will be brought into the Dáil Chamber with the Ceann Comhairle where we will present our proposals. These will be live on RTÉ throughout the day. At 17.00 we will then have to return to the RTÉ building for a reception and hopefully celebrate another step to a green Ireland.
Turas Tonnmharcaíochta go Trá Mhór – le Ciara Kavanagh, Chloe Fortune agus Emma Carr (daltaí ón Idirbhliain)
D’fhágamar Meánscoil Loreto ag a h-ocht a chlog maidin Dé Máirt, an 24ú Méan Fomhair. Chuaigh an bhliain iomlán in éineacht le Mr. Buckley, Mr. Blake, Mr. Crowdle, Ms. Kennedy, Ms. de Róiste agus Ms. Byrne. Bhí an-spraoi againn ar an mbus ag éisteacht le ceol agus ag labhairt lena chéile.
Shroicheamar Trá Mhór timpeall a 10 a chlog. Scar na múinteoirí an bhliain i ndá leath. Chuaigh ár ngrúpa ar siúlóid ar an trá ar dtús. Bhí beagán báistí i rith an lae ach ní raibh sé ró-dhona. D’fhoghlaimíomar a lán rudaí suimiúla ón bhfear a bhí in éineacht linn ar an siúlóid. Tar éis na siúlóide bhuaileamar leis an gcuid eile den ghrúpa ar feadh lóin.
Tar éis am lóin d’aistríomar timpeall agus chuaigh ár ngrúpa ag tonnmharcaíocht agus ag tonnmharcaíocht choirp. Ach ar an drochuair thosaigh na tonnta ag éirí an-mhór agus dáinséireach! Bhí orainn stopadh ag tonnmharcaíocht agus chuamar ag imirt cluichí san uisce ina ionad. Bhí lá iontach fós againn agus beidh cuimhní iontacha ag gach duine ón lá a chuamar go dtí Trá Mhór.
School Musical – “South Pacific” – booking now open
The students and staff in Loreto Secondary School and St. Peter’s College, Wexford are delighted to bring their production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, “South Pacific”, to the magnificent stage of the National Opera House on 10/11/12 December 2019 at 19.30 each night. This will be the eleventh joint-production between the two schools since 2002.
The 65 students in the cast have been rehearsing since early September under the direction of the vastly-experienced production team of Alan Corcoran, Fintan Cleary, Fintan Kavanagh, Elaine Morris and Sorcha O’Connor. They look forward to the full support of both school communities and Wexford’s theatre-going population as they portray the 1943 war time story set on islands of the Asian coast.
Tickets cost €10 (students and OAPs), €20 (adults) and can now be booked in the following ways:
https://www.nationaloperahouse.ie – 24 hours, 7 days per week
The box office is located in the foyer of the National Opera House, High Street, Wexford.
Opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. On performance days, the Box Office opens for two hours prior to performances.
The Box Office phone number is: 053- 912 2144 or 1850 4 OPERA
Box Office phone lines are open from 9:30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday. On performance days, the Box Office opens for two hours prior to performances.
New Board of Management
The school’s new Board of Management held its first meeting this week.
Agreed reports of the business conducted at all Board meetings are placed on the school website within a week of each meeting.
Members of the new Board are:
Sr. Helen O’ Riordan (chairperson)
Mr. Patrick Quigley
Ms. Barbara Foley
Mr. Daniel Gayer
Ms. Annette Cahalane
Mr. Liam Gaynor
Ms. Siobhan O’ Donoghue
Ms. Aoife Doyle
This Board serves until 15 October 2022.