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Board of Management Meeting 02 October 2017

Agreed Minutes

The Board congratulated the Equestrian Team on its winning of the national show jumping title and on coming 4th in the UK Schools championship.

Best wishes and gratitude were extended to Bernie Murphy on her retirement .

The Board fully endorses the work of the Green Schools Committee and supports their wish that a Green Area be incorporated into the development associated with the upcoming extension and will recommend the inclusion of such a space.

A Curriculum Advisory Group to be established to revisit the issue of subject options at Junior Cycle.

The Group is to                                

consult with parents, student council and staff

steer a broad discussion into the BVS curriculum

advise management as to what subjects should be core

feed back to staff

Time Frame: Work is to be done before mid-term of February 2018

During science week last Thursday night two senior science teams travelled from Borris Vocational School along with their teachers Ms Atkinson and Ms Hogan, to Carlow IT for the regional final. 

The team members on team one were: Cian Mahon, Eimear Murphy and Eibhlin Fortune and team two were Kevin Quinlan, Jack Mahon and John Foley. 

The quiz consisted of eight rounds of six questions on biology, chemistry and biology. On the night seventeen teams turned up, all from schools in Wexford, Carlow and Kilkenny.

Both BVS teams did extremely well on answering the varied questions asked by IASTA  quiz organiser Aodhagan O'Sulleabhain.

Team one, ended up coming second on the night which means that they now go on to represent the school in the all Ireland final held in Trinity College on Saturday 21st.

We would like to wish the team the best of luck on the day and to be very proud of their achievement to date.

Quiz Team #1
Quiz Team #1
 
Team members with teachers Ms Atkinson and Ms Hogan
Team members with teachers Ms Atkinson and Ms Hogan
 
 
Quiz Team #2
Quiz Team #2
 
Quiz Team Members
Quiz Team Members

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