Science Week Ireland 2016 was celebrated at Hazelwood College with the eighth Annual Primary Schools’ Science Quiz on Thursday night, November 17th. All local primary schools were invited to attend this exciting event to promote Science Week. It was wonderful to welcome all of the primary school pupils, teachers, parents and friends who attended on the night. During eight rounds of questioning all of the primary pupils thoroughly impressed with their teamwork and knowledge. Spectacular lucky dip spot prizes and tasty, fruity refreshments were very popular among the eager pupils at the half-time break. As the end of the quiz came close, excitement was high as the top three placed teams became apparent. Congratulations to Courtney Boys National School in Newcastle West, who were overall winners, with Broadford National School coming in second place and Ballyagran National School placing third. Thank you and well done to all the teams from Dromcollogher, Tullylease, Monagea, Ballingarry, Milford, Dromina, Ratheena, Feenagh, Mahoonagh and Gaelscoil O Doghair.
The Courtney Boys’ School quiz team who won the recent Hazelwood College Annual Science Week Quiz
Scoil Mhuire, Broadford, silver medalists in the Hazelwood College Annual Primary School’s Science Week Quiz
The Home Economics department were very busy on our recent openday. During the day they fed over 260 Primary schools students. A busy day was had by all preparing and cooking buns, cakes, tarts and sausage rolls.
Here are some photos from the day:
Picture 1: Hazelwoods famous buns for primary school visitors
Picture 2: 2nd years; Sean Broderick and Jack Walmsley, who won prizes for their Healthy Packed Lunch entries during Hazelwood College’s Open Day
Picture 3: Visitors tasting Healthy Packed Lunches during Hazelwood College’s Open Day
Picture 4: Home Economics students Rachel Doody, Ronan O’Connor & Jack Walmsley during Hazelwood College’s Open Day
Picture 5: 2nd year Jack Harding demonstrates his baking skills during Hazelwood College’s Open Day
Picture 6: Ms Reilly demonstrates baking skills to 1st year Home Economics students during Hazelwood College’s Open Day
Picture 7: Visitors enjoying the Home Economics display during Hazelwood College’s Open Day
The annual open night for prospective incoming students will take place on the evening of Wednesday 14th October from 7 – 9p.m.
Principals Address will commence at 7.15p.m.
All are welcome
On display on the night will be samples of student work from across the year groups, classroom displays and exhibitions, and a competition for incoming students.
In conjunction with the open night will be an open day on Tuesday 13th October from 9.30a.m. – 12.30p.m. 5th and/or 6th class students from local feeder schools will be brought to the school to experience the school in action. Senior students will guide students through the school and its facilities.
Available on the open night will include information on the programmes and subject we offer
Transition Year programme
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
Leaving Certificate Applied
Details of recent school inspections
Responses received from parents and students reflected a high level of satisfaction with the quality of teaching and learning in the school. – Inspection Team 2015
Details of State Examination Achievements
Leaving Certificate Results 2015
Average Leaving Certificate Points Nationally = 320 Hazelwood College Leaving Certificate = 385
For more details and information see our feature in this weeks Weekly Observer and advert in this weeks Vale Star
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Hazelwood College Primary School’s Science Quiz goes ‘round’ West Limerick for Science Week 2014!
Science Week Ireland 2014 was celebrated at Hazelwood College with the sixth annual Primary School’s Science Quiz on Thursday night, November 13th. All local primary schools were invited to attend this exciting event to promote Science Week. 2014 was a record breaking year for the number of tables competing in the quiz, with 42 teams registered to take part on the night. It was wonderful to welcome all of the primary school pupils, teachers, parents and friends who attended on the night. All of the primary pupils thoroughly impressed, with their teamwork and knowledge, during ten rounds of questioning. Spectacular lucky dip spot prizes and refreshments were very popular among the eager pupils at the half-time break. As the end of the quiz came to a close, excitement was high as the top three placed teams became apparent.
Congratulations to Broadford N.S who were overall winners, with Dromina N.S coming in second place and Mahoonagh N.S in third place. Thank you and well done to all the teams from Tullylease, Dromina, Ashford, Dromcollogher, Ballyagran, Raheenagh, Mahoonagh, Feenagh, Ballingarry, Newtownshandrum and Broadford, who took part on the night and we look forward to seeing you next year!