While they waited to compete with the team from Colaiste an Spoiraid Naomh, the CBC Secondary School Chess Team spent some time with Third Class chess players.  The younger boys picked up a lot of tips and some of the conventions of competing in formal chess competition.Bro Reynolds Mass 019Bro Reynolds Mass 015

First Communion

Scoil Mhuire Second Class and the Prep School Second Class came together this morning to practice some of the hymns for First Communion Day (Saturday 8 May) under the direction of Prep School music teacher Ms Ruth O’Shea.

Hymn Practice with Scoil Mhuire

Hymn Practice with Scoil Mhuire

Easter Rugby Camp

Plans are well advanced for a CBC Preparatory School rugby camp to be held during the second week of the Easter Holidays: Tuesday 6 April to Friday 9 April.  The camp is open to Preparatory School boys from First to Sixth Class.  They may also invite their friends from other schools, numbers permitting.  To download the brochure for this event click the following: Rugby Camp Brochure

Chess Nuts

Chess 001Chess 002Chess 003Chess 004Early morning chess has become very popular in CBC.  Most mornings, six to ten games are in progress from about 8.15am.  As can be seen from the photos, chess is a spectator sport.