Attendance Awards

We were delighted to see so many boys and girls receiving  trophies and medals and certificates for excellent attendance at our Attendance Ceremony on Friday . We were equally as happy to hear about the children who have tried their best to improve their attendance , which is just as important:)

 

Congratulations to Joanna/Kate’s 5th class who won overall best class attendance and took home the attendance Trophy!!

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SMILE Week

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HAPPY SMILE WEEK EVERYONE!

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We’ve been having such a fun SMILE week here atACETNS. The purpose of SMILE week is to promote positive thoughts and energy in our school, and we’ve been trying our best to be kind and friendly to everyone around us.

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Some of the activities of the week included  talks from community Gardaí about internet safety, random acts of kindness and kindness tokens , designing cyber superheroes and making our own funky shoes.

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We had so much fun at ACETNS today for our  ‘Funky Shoe Day’  , to promote the ‘walk in my shoes’ idea for mental health awareness. Pupils were encouraged to wear their craziest , most colourful shoes.  We even had a ‘Funky Shoe Dance’ on the yard !!

Everyone was so inventive and creative with their shoe designs , thank you so much to the student council for all their hard work organizing the events this week and to everybody who took part.

Gender Equality and Inspirational Women.

As part of the learn together program this week, the children have been learning about the lives of women who have made a difference or who are known for their contribution to humanity.  Each class chose a woman that they found particularly inspiring and presented what they learnt at assembly today. We had some incredible presentations and projects and learnt about so many powerful woman who have made a difference in the world.

Our theme this week was also gender equality. As part of this , we asked the boys to wear some pink to school and the girls to wear some blue to show that it’s okay for a boy to love pink just as much as a girl , and that blue is not just a ‘boys’ color – girls can wear blue too ! Thank you to all the boys and girls who made an effort with their colors . It was great to see everybody taking part.

 

Take a look at some of our Class Performances on Inspirational Women !!

 

 

 

 

Junior Infants Presentation – Sonia O’Sullivan

 

Hawthorn Class – Temple Grandin

 

Second Class – Frida Kahlo

First Class Presentation – Amelia Earhart

 

Third Class – Grace O’Malley

Fourth Class – Katie Walsh

 

Fifth Class – Princess Diana

 

6th Class – Malala Yousefzai

Senior Infants Performance – Wangari Maathai

Athletics

 

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A big well done to the boys and girls who have been competing in the south Dublin cross country league. Our last race of the season will take place in Corkagh Park on the 17th of May.

 

Girls Soccer

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Well done to the Girls Soccer teams who played at the Spar Primary 5s blitz  on Thursday at SDFL. Two teams were entered , playing six matches a piece.

The girls were excellent and did ACETNS proud . Well done girls !!

We were very lucky to have some of the ZCAID and Riverdance dancers at our céilí last night. These girls and boys are so talented and performed beautifully. Some of the dancers were students from ACETNS but some came as visitors  especially for our cèilí. Thank you so much to all the dancers!!

St. Patrick’s Parade

Take a look at some photos from our parade today to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge And St. Patrick’s Day!!

We also had some wonderful songs and dances at our Seachtain na Gaeilge  Assembly today ! Take a look at the individual class links on the homepage  to see the different performances 🙂

Céilí

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We had a wonderful time at both our Junior and Senior céilís yesterday for Seachtain na Gaeilge ! We’re lucky to have such talent in our school with some amazing Irish singing and dancing . Thank you to all who took part and to any parents who could make the event.

A huge thank you to Zara for teaching us the dances. We’re looking forward to next year already ! We will upload some videos later today so you can see for yourself!

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