De La Salle College Waterford

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March 2015

Calling All Past Pupils!

The Annual Reunion will take place on Sat 16th and Sun 17th May and all past pupils of The College, St Declans and Stephen St are invited to attend. This Reunion will mark the 50th Anniversary of the Leaving Cert Class of 1965. A Dinner/Social Evening will be held in the Woodlands Hotel at 8pm on the Saturday, On Sunday, Mass in the College at 11am will be followed by College Tour and light refreshments. The events are open to wife/partner.

Details of the booking arrangements will be announced at an early date and all details will be posted on the College website. Early booking would be advisable.
College Musical Award

Pictured are some of the very talented students who took part in this year's musical production of Guys and Dolls with their teachers Ms. Forsey and Ms. White. The musical recently won the award of Best Overall Musical at the Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards in Dublin. This is a fantastic achievement as there was over 3,000 entries and 80,000 students in the competition. A huge congratulations to all involved!!
Wayne Pepper Success

Wayne Pepper a First Year student had great success at the Halliwick Swimming Association of Ireland competition held in Fermoy recently. He won bronze in the 25m freestyle and gold in the 50m freestyle, a personal best. Well done Wayne.
Ski Trip 2015

"Early on Saturday morning the 14th of February, De La Salle College departed on their first ever ski trip to the scenic Italian ski resort of Andulo. Sixty two De La Salle students graced the slopes of the magnificent Dolomite peaks with an extensive 52km of ski area.

The resort itself was perfect with the village of Andulo set right beside the slopes.
Students enjoyed six full days of ski school to develop their skills on the slopes. By the end of the week some were so confident that they could easily flash down the black slopes.

This week was the first of its kind for De La Salle College and proved a brilliant experience for students who participated. A big thanks to teachers who accompanied students on the trip." 
3JUC MAKE A BOOK EXHIBITION

The 3rd year JCSP class travelled to the Civic Offices in Dublin to view their Make a Book Exhibit entitled 'Mindset'. They worked with local artist in residence Stephanie Hodgers and class teacher Elaine O' Connor to produce these beautiful individual pieces of art work. Well done to all concerned. 
Junior Achievement Awards

L-R Zach Power, Fergal Lawrence of EZ Trak, Denise Power (Area Manager, Junior Achievement Ireland), Colin Healy (Enterprise Teacher).

Art Success

A huge well done to 5th years Steven Cody and Eoghan Flynn who are through to the Finals of the Junk Kouture fashion competition,
Their outfit Gramochrome which is made from melted records and discarded markers and pens will be worn by Steven in the 3 Arena in April ,
This epic final will showcase the final 80 costumes from all Ireland whittled down from an initial 3000 entrants.
Fingers crossed for the lads ,here's hoping they will return with a prize .