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On 15th March, Eoghan Donohoe (TY), Jun Sung Jeon and Enola Barvaeva (both 5th year) travelled to Trinity College Dublin to compete in the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO). They were part of the top 100 students chosen nationwide from the 1,277 who initially entered.
The All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad, nicknamed The Problem-Solvers’ Challenge, is a contest in which secondary school students develop their own strategies for solving problems in fascinating languages from around the globe. Students must use their ingenuity to solve puzzles such as deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics, decoding numerical spy codes, and interpreting ancient Mayan poetry.
The prize awarded to the top 4 students was to represent Ireland in the International Linguistics Olympiad in India. Congratulations to Jun Sung who just missed out, placing 6th in the country and to Eoghan Donohoe who received a commendation.
Monday 9th October saw a surprise visitor to Sligo Grammar School. Jordan Larmour, Leinster and Irish International Rugby player, came to the school to meet our rugby players, both boys and girls squads. The visit was arranged by past-pupil Charlie …
Friday 29th September saw SGS bid a final farewell to teachers Garth Graham and Máire Hynes. Both teachers retire from teaching after many years in Sligo Grammar School. Mr Graham came to the school in from Northern Ireland where he …
On Wednesday 20th September Ms. Tansey’s 2nd, 3rd and TY German students departed for a five-day four-night tour of Germany. We began with a tour of Drachenburg Castle and its stunning landscape and enjoyed a relaxed lunch at the castle …
This year Ms Moore’s TY geography class is focussing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This area of study incorporates a series of challenges for the students, to illustrate the many issues that have to be overcome if the Goals …
TY students spent Friday 8th September in ATU, where they were introduced to the Power to Change Project, which is a project that aims to restore our connection with nature and help community groups lead Climate Change in their localities. Students from …