St. Nathy's College officially became a Champion School of Sanctuary on Friday 22 September. St. Nathy's was among three schools who were designated a School of Sanctuary at a ceremony in Athlone. All schools were represented by students, who spoke of the Sanctuary journey in their schools. Many students read poems, some in their home languages of Dari, Ukrainian, Arabic and Portuguese.
As well as inspiring words from TUS Vice President Frances O’ Connell, herself a stalwart advocate of Sanctuary, we were delighted to be joined by Mohammad Zaid, a young Syrian man and a former student of St Nathy’s College and now studying at the University of Galway. He spoke of the amazing supports that he received in St. Nathy's, the friendships he secured in the school and he described how the teachers in St. Nathy's have helped him to achieve his dream thus far.
Well done to Ms. Fitzpatrick's First year Home Economics class who made their very first batch of Coconut buns today. They tasted every bit as good as they looked.Read More
We were delighted to welcome the parents/guardians of our new 1st year students for an information evening last week. For many present it is the first in the family to make the transition to post primary school and the evening was a great opportunity to answer many of the questions that they or their son(s)/daughter(s) may have. Along with school staff we were delighted to have Emmet Major from Planet Youth who gave a very informative talk with helpful tips and advice on how to support students as they navigate these early teenage years.Read More
Gillian from the Western Drugs and Alcohol task force accompanied by Garda Sinead Higgins met with Fifth Year and TY students to discuss the importance of making good choices when socialising especially when celebrating important occasions such as Junior and Leaving Cert results, Graduation, Birthdays etc. This was a very informative discussion with lots of good practical tips and advice.Read More