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1913-2013
ST LOUIS HIGH SCHOOL'S CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

During the year 2013-2014, St.  Louis High School celebrated 100 years of education in Rathmines. Many wonderful events were held during the year. Please peruse this page to get a flavour of the various events which were held during the year.


Friday 13th September
Raising of the new school flag
Launch of the Centenary FUNDRAISER Draw
Centenary School Walk
School Picnic
Centenary Zumba on the green

Monday 16th September  
Weekly rehearsals commenced for the Past pupils and Friends of St Louis High School Centenary Choir.

October 2013

History display of events surrounding Dublin 1913 (all month) - venue Cuisle, St Louis High School (School Chapel)

Friday 4th October

Annual School Mass - Rathmines Parish Church - celebrated by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin
Unveiling of the St Louis High School Timeline

Wednesday 16th-Friday 18th October

School Musical - Les Misérables - school edition - in association with St. Mary's College, Rathmines

Tuesday October 22nd
Lecture by Sr Éilís Ní Thighearnaigh about the history of St Louis High School.
Venue: Rathmines Public Library

25th-29th November

The inaugural St. Louis High School Global Awareness Week - 'Súil Eile' was held.

Thursday 12th December

St Louis High School Centenary Concert in Rathmines Parish Church. Performers included the Past Pupil and Friends of St Louis High School Choir and Orchestra, SLHS Senior, Junior, Staff choirs, past pupils, past staff members and current staff members as soloists and conductors.


Saturday 22nd March

Open Day for Past Pupils and friends of St Louis High School. Mass celebrated by Fr. Colm McGlynn and viewing of the school.
The launch of our Commemorative Centenary Book ' We Were Happy There', edited by Íta Daly.

6th May

Visit of Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D. Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins to St. Louis High School.

30th May

Gala Dinner to conclude celebrations - The Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2
Ticket Draw for the Centenary Fundraiser.

ST. LOUIS HIGH SCHOOL
Centenary DVD


Produced by Ms M Newman & TY Students (2013): Aisling Grennan, Neysa Healy & Kate Hegarty.
Narration by Mr Michael McHugh

Please take this opportunity to watch this fascinating recording of the history of St. Louis High School from its establishment in 1913 through to 2013.

ST. LOUIS HIGH SCHOOL
Centenary Concert CD

A CD of the Centenary Concert is now available for purchase from the school for €7. This is a wonderful momento of a fantastic evening of St. Louis High School music making.

 ST. LOUIS HIGH SCHOOL
Centenary Publication - We Were Happy There

Our wonderful Centenary publication 'We Were Happy There', edited by Ita Daly is now available for purchase from the school. The book contains beautiful articles written by past and present pupils and teachers. This is a very special trip down St. Louis High School's memory lane.


As part of our Centenary Celebrations, we held a Centenary Draw on May 30th 2014. Thanks to Kildare Village Chic Outlet Shopping for prizes for the Early Bird Draw held on December 20th 2013. Sincere thanks to the organising committee of Anne Kearney, Caroline Garrett, Anne Kelly, Dorothy Barry, and Mary Morgan for their hard work during the year.

Early Bird Centenary Draw Results:

1st Prize: €500 Gift Card for Kildare Village
Winner: Billy Hannigan (Parent)
2nd Prize: €250 Gift Card for Kildare Village
Winner: Peg. Fricker (Student's Neighbour)
3rd Prize: €250 Gift Card for Kildare Village
Winner: Amy Murphy (Student)

Sincere thanks to Kildare Village for generously donating these prizes.







 
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