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Cyber Safety & Online Security Information Night

Cyber Safety & Online Security information night has been organised by the PTA and will be held in the school on Monday 11th March at 7 pm and all parents are invited to attend.

By |March 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Cyber Safety & Online Security Information Night

Health Promotion Week

Health promotion week 2019 began with a lesson and quiz for students on sugar and food labeling. Following this, Form 6 had two time All Ireland winning Dublin footballer Niall Scully in to speak about mental health.  Health and Nutrition Coach, Eileen Burke spoke to Form 2, Form 3 and our staff on areas such […]

By |February 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Health Promotion Week

News updates online

Follow all the latest news, updates and events on the school twitter feed https://twitter.com/droghedagrammar

By |January 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on News updates online

Senior English trip to The Playboy of the Western World

On Tuesday 15th Jan 2019 our 5th and 6th year students attended a production of JM Synge’s play The Playboy of the Western World in the Mill Theatre, Dundrum. The Playboy of the Western World is a text on the Leaving Cert Comparative Course. The students loved the bright and authentic production of the play […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Senior English trip to The Playboy of the Western World

Football League Final

The senior boys football team beat Ardgillan 5-2 so they are now in the League Final which is a first for DGS boys football. Well done!

By |January 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Football League Final

Netball

Congratulations to Tyla Fourie in TY who represented Ireland at u17 level in netball recently.  A new addition to our after school sporting programme this year, netball is proving to be very popular with our students.

By |January 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Netball

Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop

Bricks 4 Kidz was a fun Business and STEM related workshop that helped  5th year students to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Students had to communicate and work together in a creative manner using Lego Technics, robotics and Mind storms. This workshop was a huge success and was all thanks to Hugo Collins and […]

By |January 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop

Mumps outbreaks in second level schools in Northeast

The HSE have advised that they are receiving notifications of mumps infection among second level school students in the North-East.  Please note link below with a letter that provides some details about mumps itself and measures needed to prevent the spread of this infection.

Mumps Parents Letter for schools 15-01-2019

By |January 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Mumps outbreaks in second level schools in Northeast

Visit of UN Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason

Our Transition Year students formally received their JCPA awards from Irish UN Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason, Lieutenant Billy Scully and Ms. Aoife Erraught from the department of foreign affairs.

Following the presentation of the JCPA certificates, Ambassador Byrne Nason outlined Ireland’s Aid programme and the plans for ‘Global Ireland’, the importance of sustainable development goals, and […]

By |January 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Visit of UN Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason

Hockey

A recent trip to Wilson’s Hospital in Westmeath was well worth the effort for our girl’s hockey teams who managed to win all their matches.  The Seniors won 3-1, Juniors 7-0, Minors won 1-0 and 1st Years won 2-1. The girls are at the top end of the table in all age groups for both […]

By |January 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Hockey