The children in First Class and their teachers, together with our music teacher Mrs. Roche, have been very busy rehearsing for this year’s Féile Ceoil na Scoileanna. This morning the Junior and Senior Infant classes were delighted to go to the hall to see their performance. Click on the links below to catch a sneak peek of what to expect next Monday night in the Dean Crowe Theatre.
This morning Ms. McTague, our Active Schools Coordinator, launched a new Running Initiative. Every class is timetabled a slot where they go out to the football pitch and complete laps of the track. We will tot up the laps of each class and the class with the most laps each week will receive the Winners Active Cup. Children who really make an big effort and show determination and progress in their fitness will be awarded also.
As part of this initiative we are going to walk to school on April 26. You are all invited to join us at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel at 8:50 and we will all walk to school together. We ask that all children are accompanied by an adult on the day.
We concluded our Multicultural Week by getting together in the hall for assembly. The hall is decorated, inside and out. with our flags and information about our countries. The children and teachers dressed up in their country’s colours. It was a wonderful way to end a super week.
Another great day in our Multicultural Week! Today, the children in First Class were treated to a food demonstration in the hall. Mrs. Mary Burke showed us how to make traditional Irish brown bread. Next, Irina, made Latvian potato cakes. Finally, Marika made fried bread, a recipe from South Africa.
The parents and children then had the opportunity to taste a variety of foods from across the world. Many thanks to the parents who took the time to visit and for bringing in all the beautiful foods for us to taste and enjoy. Another very successful event!
There are still a small number of places available in Junior Infants for September 2018. Call in to meet Mrs. Connaughton or ring Gráinne in the office at 090 6494315. Enrolment forms can be downloaded here: Application for admission 2018-2019.