TCS - What's happening

Science Video takes 1st Prize

Congratulations to the four First Year students who won First Place in Bat Lab Science For Schools Video Competition in UCD on Thursday 21 May 2015!

Their video titled The Evolution of Us tell the story of the beginning of life on earth. The development from single celled organisms to early plant and animal life to the Humans we are today!


Check out the video here

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6th Year Graduation 2015


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Congratulations to the all the students graduating in 2015. Best of luck in the exams. Be inspired!

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Athletics Update 2015

athleticsTCS at C&C Track & Field Championship 2015

TCS were represented with distinction at the 2015 Community & Comprehensive Schools T&F Championships held in the Morton Stadium, Santry, on Friday 08 May.

6th year student, Epey Mutanga, equalled the Senior Boys 100m sprint record of 11 seconds flat (set in 2007), in winning the title.  Jamie Boyce took the bronze in the 3rd year 200m with a PB of 24.7 sec.

The silver medal in the 2nd year boys Long Jump went to Bobbi Covaciu, while Ryan Cullen, also 2nd year, took the bronze in the boys 200m final.

Congratulations to everyone on the TCS team.   pics here


 

2 Elm - Choc and Poetry

Chocolate Treats and Poetry

2ElmThe famous abstract artist Salvadore Dali once said that reality is a state of depression. It is only in our imagination that we can be truly free.
In their English class this week, students of 2 Elm were set the challenge to use the gift of their imagination to create poetry that reflects either something that fills them with hope or with horror in this life.

After studying ‘Butterflies’ by Rosita Boland about the juxtaposition of the brutal violence and yet beauty in the aftermath of war, the class were invited to put pen to paper and write short lyrics about memories that had powerful meaning for them.

Green Schools 2014-15 Awards

 

TCS Greenschools team

Well done to the Greenschools Committee who have been working so hard over the last two years to get their water flag. On Thursday, 07 May, four students from the committee attended a ceremony in The Royal College of Physicians to collect our flag and trophy as Regional Winner of the year. On the day we were also awarded National Water School of the Year! This is a fantastic achievement for all involved and for the whole school community.
Congratulations and well done to the committee members: Eimantas Adzqauskas, Yun Man You, Jamie Kearns, Candice Farinde, Hala Maowi,Tori Leigh Stokes, Sophie Sheffield Masterson, Sarah Gough.

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TCS in Junior Maths Final 2015

TCS Students qualify for Final of Irish Junior Maths Competition 2015

maths-final-2105For the 3rd year in a row TCS will be represented in the Final of the Irish Junior Maths Competition.  This year we have 2 students, Shane Lee and Nial Byrne, both of 1 Oak, who have made it through. 

This competition is open to all Irish 1st year students, who have to solve a number of brain teasers and logic problems within a 40 minute period.  The top scorers are invited along to the final, which this year, takes place on the 8th of May.  The finalists have only 1 hour to solve 25 problems.

Congratulations Shane and Nial – we wish you both luck!


 

Basketball Roundup 2014-15

TCS Basketball Boys 2014-15Well done to the Tallaght CS second year Boy's Basketball Team who finished second in the Annual Gardai Basketball Tournament held on the 23rd March in the National Basketball Arena. Our team was undefeated until the final game, beating 5 local Tallaght schools to reach the final. 

Well done also to the girl's second year team on reaching the quarter-finals. 

Thanks to Ms. Hegarty, Ms. Mulhall, Ms. Mealey and thanks to Assistant Coaches Jake Dooley LCA 6 and Peter Awe from TY.