Welcome to our end of Trinity Term newsletter for 2019. Well done to all the students who sat their state examinations, over the past few weeks and can now relax for the summer. Leaving Cert results will be out one day earlier this year, on Tuesday, August 13th.
You should have received your child's school report in the post last week but if you are away it is available to view on the School App.
Our summer term was packed with accomplishments, events, fundraisers, retirements and goodbyes. Some highlights captured here are:
Students win big at Intel Isef Arizona
Past Pupil receives 1st in English from Cambridge
Spanish Quiz Team winners
Outstanding Speech & Drama results
Form 2 winner UK/Ireland Art Comp
Past Pupil wins at Henley
Valedictory Winners & Colour Run
Blue Coat Day
Ice Cream Sunday for DSI
Tiglin Sleep out & Darkness Into Light
Some dates for your 2019/20 diary are:
Mid-Stream Boarder Induction Mon Aug 26th 2.30pm
Uniformity in school Mon Aug 26th 10-4pm
Form 1 induction Tues Aug 27th 2pm
Returning Boarders Tues Aug 27th 9pm
Classes resume Wed Aug 28th
KHPPU Golf Day Fri July 5th
KHPA AGM Tues Sep 17th
KHPA Ladies Lunch Fri Oct 4th
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Wishing you all a fantastic summer, wherever it takes you.
Open Day 2019 saw our largest attendance ever! There was glowing feedback from the parent survey, especially for our students. ‘We were so impressed by the maturity and self-possession of the
students we met: they are great ambassadors for the school!’
During multicultural week we celebrated the wonderful diversity of our school with lots of fun events, a highlight being the native dishes cooked by students.
Congratulations to all our Form 2 students who made their confirmation on May 17th in our chapel. Archbishop Michael Jackson officiated.
A huge thank-you to the KHPA for organising a wonderful Valedictory send-off for our Form 6 Class of 2019. Congratulations to valedictorians Jack Daly & Jenny Clements
Our 2nd annual and now a tradition - Blue Coat Day - drew phenomenal crowds this year. The KHPPA Vintage Tea Tent was a huge success! Click for Photo Gallery.
Lots of funds raised for Down Syndrome Ireland at our annual end of term KH Ice Cream Sunday event.
Teen Curators from TY conducted a brilliant interview with John Boyne at the International Literature Festival Dublin. Library news here.
Well done to the Chapel Committee who did a 'sleep out' at
Trinity College for Tiglin Treatment Centre and then straight on to the
Phoenix Park to walk in Darkness into Light.
KH goodbyes - On June 7th we celebrated our colleagues who are retiring and moving on, with a surprise video message from Leo Varadkar. Click here.
Congratulations to the 3 Past Pupils re-elected and newly-elected as
councillors in the May elections.
More info and ticket sales coming soon to khppu.com.