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** Events of the 60th Anniversary **
 
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18th of September, 2016 marked the beginning of the more-than one week events 60th Anniversary celebrations, with am opening mass officiated by Rev. Fr. Mautin Simeon. Later the same Sunday, there were football matches played among the various sets of the Old Boys Association. It was fun, interesting and memorable! Finally, the 2000 – 2016 sets played against the St. Finbarr’s College football team. The school team beat the Old Boys by 5 – 0.

 

MONDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER, 2016
On Monday, the 19th of September 2016, the school visited an Old People’s Home at Mushin an also Modupe Cole Handicapped Children Treatment Home in Akoka. Various gifts were presented to those categories of people to demonstrate the school’s gratitude to God, and liberally to the less-priviledged.

 

TUESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2016
On the 20th of September 2016 the school had her Speech and prize-Giving Day. Many awards were given to both students and staff. The awards came from the Management, the Old Boys Association and the PTA because this year’s WAEC and NECO results are the best since 2001, virtually all the teachers received awards for excellence and productivity.

 

QUIZ AND DEBATES
On Wednesday 21st of September 2016, there were inter-class quiz, debates and spelling bee. JSS2 defeated JSS3 in the spelling bee competition while SS1 also defeated SS2 in the quiz competition. In debate, SS3A were beaten by SS3B. The debate topic was “The home and not the school contributes more to students’ moral laxity.”


INTER-HOUSE SPORTS
On Thursday 22nd of September 2016 the school had her inter-house sports competitions. Many dignitaries were in attendance, including the Old Boys Association, PTA and special guests. Several schools were around for the relay races. In fact, it was the first of its kind, full of fun and excitement! The competition was won by St. Benedict (Blue) House with the highest number of fgold an dothers medals.

 

SEMINAR FOR STUDENTS
Friday 22nd of September 2016, witnessed a power-point presentation titled: “Think Big”. This seminar was organized by the school to broaden the horizon of students’ mentality and creativity. It was a motivational talk that has influenced the students very positively.

 

ARCHBISHOP VISIT TO THE COLLEGE
On that same Friday 23rd of September 2016, the Bishop of Lagos Archdiocese Most Rev. Dr. Adewale Martins visited the school. In this official visit, he commissioned the newly renovated administrative block, the technical block and the new gate. He was entertained by the school cultural dancers after which he blessed the school.

 

SUNDAY THE GRAND FINALE
The more-than–one-week events finally came to an end on Sunday 25th of September 2016. First, there was a Mass in the school chapel with thanksgiving. After the thanksgiving service, reception followed immediately. The occasion was graced by many dignitaries, Old Boys Association, the PTA, the staff, students and invited guests from all the works of life.

 

FIRST EVER FUN-FAIR
While the elaborate reception was going on in the school hall, the students and other youths and children were treated to an interesting first ever fun fair in the school. It was an unforgettable occasion for the students as they had fun, danced and played games and rode on large balloons.

 

HELMBRIDGE QUIZ TROPHY RETAINED
In this first term, the school defended the Helmbridge Quiz trophy that she won last session. So, for two consecutive times, St. Finbarr’s College has won the Helmbridge Quiz Competition.

 

ST. FINBARR’S COLLEGE SET TO DEFEND THE ESSAY COMPETITION TITLE AGAIN!
It would be recalled that the school won 2nd and 3rd positions in an essay competition in 2015/2015 session, in which the winners received 32-inched LED television set. Then in 2015/2016 session, the school won another essay competition in Lagos State. This time, three students attended another essay competition in Lagos State and it is hoped that they will do the school proud again by the time the results are announced.

 

RED CROSS BRINGS QUIZ TROPHY TO THE SCHOOL
Within this first term, our school’s Red Cross Society was involved in a quiz competition in Lagos and they won the competition and brought the trophy to the school.

 

UNBROKEN EXCELLENT RESULTS IN WAEC FOR SEVEN YEARS
For more than seven years now, the school has maintained an excellent performance in both WAEC and NECO. As if that was not enough, the school made the best results in WAEC and NECO in 2016 ever since the government returned the school to the Catholic Mission in 2001.

 

 
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