Author Archives: Seamus

ADHD Information Event for Parents

BITC – Team Building Session

On Friday 8th Feb, twenty 5th Year and LCA students took part in a Team Building session with HR personnel from ABP as part of the “Skills @ Work” Programme in conjunction with Business in the Community. 
Students had to complete a “Marshmallow Challenge” in groups of four, where they had to build a free-standing tower […]

Exam Stress – Help for Parents

(from CareersPortal.ie)
Handling exam stress can be an issue for the parent of any Junior Cert or Leaving Cert student as the pressure builds in the lead-up to exam time. A small amount of stress can be helpful to motivate a student to get started, but if it gets out of hand, stress can inhibit the […]

Ranganna Comhrá Gaeilge

There will be Irish Conversation Classes commencing all over North Monaghan next week organised by Muineachán le Gaeilge. These classes will focus solely on spoken Irish and will use interactive games and activities to offer learners a fun and alternative way of language learning as opposed to traditional teaching methods. These classes are perfect for […]

New Tutor System

The Largy College Tutor System facilitates a whole school approach to Wellbeing. The system has been organised as a ‘house system’ whereby each ‘house’ is comprised of a mix of 6th year students through to 1st year students. This structure encourages peersupport and role modelling for our younger students but it also fosters leadership skills […]

Stress Control Workshop

Stress affects us all in our daily living. Want to learn ways to recognise the signs of stress and learn helpful tips to manage it more effectively?
Then come along to stresscontrol
Where? Peacelink Monday 4th February 6.00pm to 7.30 pm
All welcome, free of charge; Tea, coffee biscuits provided!
Course runs once a week for six weeks; Come, […]

U20 Girls Football – Ulster Champions

Largy College u20 Girls Football were crowned Ulster Champions after beating St Pat’s Keady on Monday 14th January. Largy dominated for most of the game after a slow start. Niamh Tierney was excellent in goals stopping two clear goal chances. She also perfected her kick outs and pin pointed them straight to Largy Players.
Hannah Mealiff, […]

1st Year Survey

1st Year Survey

Promoting Mental Health

Mairead Kelly gave a very informative talk on “Promoting Mental Health – Building resilience in our teen-age children” at the Parents Association AGM on Thursday 29th Nov.
Thank you Mairead for allowing us share  the presentation. Also, support Links are given below:
Yourmentalhealth.ie
Spunout.ie
Reachout.com
 
 

Mental Health Campaign for Young People

HSE launches Mental Health Campaign for Young People
www.yourmentalhealth.ie
 
The HSE today (Monday 26th November) launched a new mental health campaign specifically targeted at young people. The ‘Mind Monster’ campaign was developed to raise awareness among adolescents and young adults of ways to look after their mental health. Focussing on things that are known to cause stress […]