Athletics

Well done to all the boys and girls that represented the school in the first Cross Country race of the season.

The event took place in Griffeen Valley Park and we had two winners overall , with a number of children making the top ten.

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The next race will be held on March 7th .

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Valentine’s Day Cake Sale

We had so many delicious cakes and treats at our Valentine‘s Day cake sale today. A huge thank you to the parents, children and members of the Student Council for all the hard work and lovely baking.

Stationary Shop

6th Class are opening a stationary shop called ’Siopa Scoil’ , starting Monday the 22nd of January.

The shop will be located outside the language room upstairs and and will be open from 8:40am to 9:00am every morning. See price list below for details.

Pencil €0.50

Large Pencil €0.70

Large Pritt Stick €2.00

Ruler €0.50

Large Eraser €0.50

Small Eraser €0.20

Sharpener €0.50

Storage Sharpener €1.50

Copy €0.50

Pen (Black, red, blue) €0.50

Note Book €0.50

Hand Writing Copy €0.50

Swimming

January is fast approaching. If your child is in 1st, 2nd,3rd,or 4th class he/she will be starting swimming in the new year. Please make sure you have paid online via the payment link sent to you by email. If you have not received this email please tell the office. Any other problems please speak to your class teachers.

Block 1:
17th January, 24th January,31st January, 7th February, 14th February, 21st February.
9am slot: Zara(1st class) & Caoimhe(3rd Class)
10am slot: Móna(2nd Class) & Diarmuid (4th Class)

Block 2:
28th February, 7th March, 14th March, 21st March,(Midterm Break), 11th April, 18th April
9am slot: Emilie(1st Class) & Paddy(3rd Class)
10am slot: Ailbhe(2nd Class) & Denis(4th Class)

Intercultural Week

We had a very successful intercultural week last week with lots of activities and events happening in the school. On Monday we had our Day of Travel where children had the opportunity to visit a number of classrooms and learn about different sports played in counties all over the world such as Japan, China Turkey and many more.

Throughout the week , classes were learning about different cultures through art , cooking and music . We had some excellent talks from parents and finished off the week with a food fair on Friday . Thank you to all the  parents who contributed in any way. We had great fun and are looking forward to next year!!

 

Basketball

Well done to the boys and girls in 4th – 6th class who represented the school in the National Basketball Arena last Wednesday. Although we didn’t win, both teams played fantastically and brought home medals for or their hard efforts. Well done to both teams.