Category Archives: Students’ Council

Supervised Study Programme, 2018

Supervised study is available for students after normal school hours.  Study sessions last for four weeks and there is a charge for this.  Priority is given to 6th Year and 3rd Year students, but students from other year groups may avail of the service if there are places available.  Links to an information letter andREAD MORE

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

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

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

Tree Week 2017 Tree Planting Ceremony in HFCS

       Holy Family Community School, Applegreen Rathcoole and South Dublin County Council joined forces to promote Tree Week 2017.  A beautiful Golden Delicious apple tree (Malus domestica ‘Golden Delicious’) was sown by staff from the local Applegreen Rathcoole and staff and students from Holy Family Community School.  The school wishes to thank South Dublin County Council,READ MORE

Student Council Report from Youth Conference – Emma Hinch

On the 4th of March 2015, I attended Mayor Fintan Warfield’s Youth Conference as a representative of the Student Council of HFCS Rathcoole. The Youth Conference took place in the Rua Red, Tallaght, Dublin 24. This conference was about what growing up in South Dublin is like. The conference was divided up into different areasREAD MORE

25th Celebration - Presidents Visit