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Mr. Tomi Reichental Visits Scoil Pól MikeOHara

On Thursday 8th of January 2015 Scoil Pól Kilfinane students, staff and the wider community were treated to a lecture by Tomi Reichental. Tomi, who is the recent recipient of the International Person of the Year Award, is a survivor of the Holocaust. Tomi recounted his early life in Slovakia, the impact of the Nazi racist policies on the lives of the Jewish population in Europe and his incarceration in the concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen, Tommy's story is an incredible account of bravery in the face of insurmountable odds. The audience, which included students and significant number of local history buffs, were enthralled and moved by Tomi's survivor story. 

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Cyber Bullying Talk cyberbullying

Does your child own/want a Smart Phone, Tablet or iPad 
Learn how to protect your child

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Mr. Tomi Reichental – Holocaust survivor book
January 8th 2015, Scoil Pól Secondary School

I am delighted to announce that Mr Tomi Reichental will be coming to Scoil Pól on 8th January to meet with and speak to students from 3rd yr to 6th yr. Mr. Reichental is the author of the book ‘I was a Boy in Belsen’ which gives a very real and harrowing account of his childhood in war torn Europe, including his personal experience as a child in the Nazi concentration camp in Belsen. 

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Construction News! wood

LIT Construction Trip 

On Tuesday Dec 9th Leaving Certificates visited LIT campus in Moylish where they were shown demonstrations on Building Construction, Joinery Techniques, Concrete Testing, Site Surveying, 3D CAD, etc.

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European Tour 2014 - Lake Garda eurotour14
On the 23rd October 2014, 27 TY and 5th Year Students, along with Mr O Donnell, Mr Lowe, Miss Roche and Ms Fitzgerald, went on the European School Tour to Northern Italy. We landed in Milan at 10am on Thursday Morning, and travelled straight to Verona by bus.

In Verona, we took in the majestic " Ampi Theatre" Colosseum and the house in which Juliet lived in Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet. It reminded us that we couldn't get away from school! 

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Science Week

Science Week – as part of science week, 6th class from primary schools are invited to Scoil Pol to participate in experiments in the labs. Some 5th ear and 3rd year students will be needed as assistants on the day. Such has been the interest from primary schools, there will be a second day of experiments on Friday 21st as well. Special word of thanks to the science department for everything concerned! 

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