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ACCS Annual Convention 2018

Rebecca Hemerych, President and myself had the opportunity to attend the ACCS Convention in the Galmont Hotel, Galway from 7th to 9th March. PACCS had an Exhibition Stand, courtesy of ACCS.  This gave us the opportunity to meet and speak to the Boards of Management in our schools and highlight our role as the Constituent [...]

2018-03-13T14:11:14+00:00March 13th, 2018|Home|

Community Awareness of Drugs (CAD) Course

Parents from St Tiernan’s Community School and St Olaf’s Primary School display their well-deserved Community Awareness of Drugs Certificate. This Community Awareness of Drugs (CAD) course ran over six weeks, one night a week, was held at St Tiernan’s Community School (initiated by Balally FRC). The course covered current information and up to date reports [...]

2018-02-12T11:22:57+00:00February 12th, 2018|Parents Info|

Report of PACCS Executive meeting – February, 2018 Report

Report of PACCS Executive meeting - February, 2018 Report PACCS Conference 2018 Preparations are continuing for this event. Date: 24th March, 2018. Venue: St, Tiernan’s Community School, Balally, Dublin, 16. Theme:  Parents – This is for you! The outline of the timetable for the day had been decided and the details of speakers, open forum [...]

2018-02-06T12:11:43+00:00February 6th, 2018|Home, Reports|

News from Hartstown Community School

Congratulations to Vanessa Mordi, (pictured with Hartstown Community School principal John Bean , her mother Liz and family friend pastor Austin) on being awarded a J.P. McManus All-Ireland scholarship.  Vanessa is studying dentistry in Trinity College. Hartstown Community School celebrates 25 years this year.  We were delighted that the completion of our new nine-classroom extension [...]

2018-01-03T15:09:20+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Home|

Celebrating 50 years of Free Second Level Education

Gorey Community School Celebrates 50 years of Free Second Level Education. On Thursday 7th September a commemorative stamp was issued by An Post to mark the 50th Anniversary of free second level education in Ireland. The stamp, designed by leading designer, Mr. Ger Garland with photography by Mr. Brendan Betson, features Lauren Dench and Michael Duke, two students from Gorey Community School, [...]

2017-11-28T16:29:33+00:00November 28th, 2017|Home|

Community Awareness of Drugs (CAD) and Family Focus

Community Awareness of Drugs (CAD) is a registered charity that provides comprehensive drug education services for parents and carers with over thirty years of experience. Family Focus is a six-session programme that promotes the role of the parent in preventing substance misuse issues in the family. The objectives of the programme are to provide parents [...]

2017-11-15T16:00:39+00:00November 15th, 2017|Home, News, Parents Info|

PACCS Executive Report – October /November 2017

PACCS Executive Report – October /November 2017 Conference: As reported in our last Executive report PACCS had hoped to travel to a school in the North West hold our2018 Annual Conference.  However, when taking into account distance and the timing, which is the first Saturday in March, it was felt that the weather and road [...]

2017-11-14T13:04:33+00:00November 14th, 2017|Reports|