Great Opening Lines Competition: Many of you may have already noticed the great opening lines from novels display in the E area. We are calling on all students to submit what they consider to be a great opening line from a story that they have read recently and give a short explanation why they think their selection is a great opener to a story. Students can select an opening line from a novel/play/poem. Entries can be submitted on the online library. The online library can be accessed by scrolling down to the bottom of the school website and clicking on the link to the online library. The winning entry will receive a 20 euro one for all voucher. Deadline for submissions is Thursday the 14th of February.
Operation Read:In the same vein as Operation Transformation, BCS will soon be initiating its very own Operation Read in order to encourage and promote a love of reading among our students. We are looking for students to design a poster that encourages students to read/explains the benefits of reading. The winning design will be used as the Operation Read Target Setter Leaflet and the winner will receive a 20 euro one for all voucher. Entries must be submitted by Friday the 15th of February to Ms Quinn.
The Playboy of the Western World- Webinar III- the changing dynamic in the relationship between Christy and Old Mahon
Check out the online library each week for a new webinar covering key themes and characters in the play 'The Playboy of the Western World.' This play is prescribed by the D.E.S. as a single text for those students taking the ordinary level paper in 2019 and 2020. Webinar I explores the character of Christy Mahon and the evolution of his character.