The Parents’ Association

St. Columba’s College has an active Parents’ Association that organises a wide range of events throughout the academic year.

St. Columba’s College has an active Parents’ Association that organizes a wide range of events throughout the academic year.

The Parents’ Association helps to ensure that all parents feel part of the College community through the organization of formal and informal events throughout the school year. Parents are automatically members of the Parents’ Association and are encouraged to become actively involved in the Committee, which represents the interests of students.

The Association is involved in many areas of school life and key roles include :

  • Social events which include a New Parents Welcome Cocktail party,
    Parent Coffee mornings, Parent luncheon and barbeque
  • Donations to school initiatives to enhance students experiences
  • Running and stocking the Second Hand Uniform Shop
  • Inviting Guest speakers to address parents on topical interests of relevance to general health and well being of students

Parents Association Committee

Parents’ Association Committee Members are elected each year at the AGM which is held in October. The members then elect officers for Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer at the first official meeting together. Should new parents wish to know more about the Parents’ Association they are invited to contact a committee member or the Chair, Brian Pollock on brian@bpwebdesigns.com.

The Current Parent’s Association Committee

Brian Pollock (Chair), Susan White (Secretary) Liz Lawrence (Treasury),

Committee Members: Sarah Gleeson, Samantha Krenski, Elena San Nicolas, Olivia Moffit, Aine Carroll-O’Keeffe, Majella Goulding, Ciara Hassett, Jenny Pringle, Katharine Bulbulia

Overseas Representative – Fiona Malin-Bofferding
Compass Representative – Rev Bruce Hayes

Each Form has a “WhatsApp” group. A particularly useful communication tool, especially for overseas parents. If you would like to be added to your child’s Form WhatsApp group you can email details directly to the Chairperson, Brian Pollock.

WhatsApp Group Representatives

  • Form 1 Jenny Pringle
  • Form 2 Samantha Krenski
  • Form 3 Sarah Gleeson
  • Form 4 Olivia Moffitt
  • Form 5 Elena San Nicolas
  • Form 6 Susan White

COMPASS INTERACTIVE MEETING

The Parents’ Association and the National Association of COMPASS would like to extend an invitation to all parents to attend their interactive meetings. The next meeting will be scheduled for March/April 2019. Speaker and venue are still to be confirmed. For further details, please contact our Compass Representative
Bruce Hayes, Rector of St Patrick’s Church Dalkey. Contact details:

Contact: Bruce Hayes
Telephone: 01 2803369 or 086 2327349
Email: brucejohnhayes@gmail.com

Parents’ Association News

See the latest news from the Parents’ Association.

Donegal to Iona 2018 - The 175 Pilgrimage

July 3rd 2018Somewhere way back, when we were first putting together the plans to celebrate 175 years since the foundation of St. Columba’s College, I had the idea that after all the balls and receptions and drinking and partying we should…
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175 Weekend

A spectacular weekend's activities concluded last night with a lovely Chapel service at 6pm. Old Columbans from around the world, parents, staff and pupils took part in a huge variety of events blessed with perfect weather.It all kicked…