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Junior Certificate Business Studies Students Awarded Top Honours by Maynooth University

Seven students from Holy Family Community School received top awards from the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting in Maynooth University in recognition of their excellent results in the 2017 Junior Certificate Business Studies Examination.  Luca Crone, Caoimhe Healy, Jeswin Jacob, Matthew Long, Julia Nowak, Alex Brady and Miriam Osinubosi all received an ‘A’ grade in the 2017 HigherREAD MORE

Soroptimist Success for Emily Moore

Emily Moore, 5th Year student, has won the regional finals of the very prestigious Soroptimist Girl’s Public Speaking Competition in Bray.  Emily and another student, Jade McCormack, both entered the Kildare Soroptimist Branch heat of this competition earlier in the year with Emily emerging victorious on that occasion.  She put in a great performance inREAD MORE

Concern Debates

Our school Concern Debating team’s run of successes came to an end with a narrow defeat by Lucan Community College.  Congratulations to all team members on doing so well in the competition.  Also, a big thanks to their teachers, Ms. T. O’Brien, Ms. L. O’brien and Mr. D. Maher who organised events, supported and coachedREAD MORE

Exause (Izzy) Dezu – Press Release

Press Statement Holy Family Community School offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the late Exause (Izzy) Dezu, Fifth Year student, who collapsed and died while playing football last night, Tuesday, 12th December, 2017.  The whole school community is deeply saddened and shocked by Exause’s untimely death. The school would like toREAD MORE

Liam Russell – LCA Memorial – November 2017

LCA 2 students organised a lovely memorial event in honour of Liam Russell.  The school Chaplain, Principal and Deputy Principals read some prayers along with the students at the event.  The students created two time capsules in their Graphics and Construction class and inserted pictures and other items connected with Liam into them.  The timeREAD MORE

Holy Family Community School Launches Strategic Plan for 2017 – 2021

Holy Family Community School launched its Strategic Plan – 2017 to 2021 on Tuesday, 21st November, 2017.  Mr. Dermot Lahey, Chairperson, Board of Management said: “The Board of Management is pleased to present this Strategic Plan for Holy Family Community School.  The launch of this Strategic Plan marks another important stage in the continuous developmentREAD MORE

Transition Year – Homeless Show Box Appeal

Transition Year students are organising a collection for the homeless and a shoe box appeal.  The school had a similar collection last year which was very successful.  The students learned about sharing and the need to look out for others, while the homeless directly benefited from their work.  A large number of shoe boxes wereREAD MORE

25th Celebration - Presidents Visit