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Chinese New Year

Thanks to Ellen’s Mum, Yvonne,  for coming in to Sixth Class, showing a video, telling them all about Chinese New Year, organising a quiz, and for bringing gifts as well as some delicious noodles! Míle Buíochas!

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Junior Infants’ Fairy Doors

Thank you to the Transition year students in St. Peter’s Secondary School in Passage West for their fantastic fairy doors. Junior Infants enjoyed painting them with their buddies. Next week they will decorate them before placing them in the school garden. Maith sibh!

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Grandparents’ Day

Grandparents’ Day for grandparents of Fourth Class was celebrated today. A Prayer Service, led by Father Seán was followed by a concert. Many grandparents enjoyed singing along to ‘When I’m 64’! The children gave their grandparents a tour of the school and showed them the wonderful projects they had done …

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Chinese New Year

Today Yvonne Clarke came to 1st Class to tell them  all about Chinese New Year.They  learned about the lion dance, the money packets, chinese clothes, Hong Kong, Chinese customs and even learned how to say Happy New Year in Chinese and how to count! Yvonne brought in noodles and they …

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Concern Junior Debating Competition

Well done to Sixth Class debaters, Ryan Nolan, Annamarie Harley and Cathal McCarthy who came through the quarter final of the Concern Debating Competition in Douglas today with terrific individual performances  and great team work. We are so proud of you! Comhghairdeas!

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Dr. Art’s Visit

Yesterday we welcomed past pupil, Art Kelleher, to the school. Art is now studying medicine and is a member of the Surgeon Noonan Society. As part of his medical studies, Art is going to work in a hospital in Tanzania for a month during the summer. Art did a teddy …

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Writers in School

Fifth and Sixth Classes had a Creative Writing workshop today with Paul Casey from ‘The Writers in School’ programme. They discussed what makes a good short story, story starters, character profiles and ending types. They brain stormed ideas, did a mind map and began the first draft of a story. …

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