Welcome to all our students who returned last week after the summer holidays. We extend a special welcome to all our new first year students who started with their Induction Day last Tuesday and since then have been settling in very well. To all our students we hope they have a very happy and successful year in Gallen Community School and emulate the achievements of last years Leaving Certificate class who did so well. As they start their Transition to Further and Higher Education this week also, we wish them all luck and happiness and the door will always be open to them to call in and say Hello.
We also welcome three new staff members: Ms Donnelly : Guidance Counsellor and Religion teacher, Ms Cusack: Maths teacher and Mr Rogerson: SNA in the Cluny Centre.
Destinations of our Leaving Certificate Students 2013 include students going to TCD to study Pharmacy and Music, UCD to study Science and Agricultural Science, DIT to study Engineering, NUI Maynooth to study Science, Computer Science, Physics and Astrophysics, Social Science and Arts, NUI Galway to student Biopharmaceutical Chemistry, Science, Engineering, Arts, UL to study Engineering Technology, Arts, GMIT to study Engineering, Construction Management, AIT to study Nursing, Dental Nursing, Health Sciences, Engineering, Computing, Accountancy, Culinary Arts, MBC to study Childcare, Art , Social Care, Portlaoise College and Bray College to study Beauty Therapy, Army and other apprenticeships.