We had a very successful trip to Santry on Monday the 22nd of May with two girls returning with medals. Ella Carey in fourth class came first in U11 the long distance race and Saoirse Loughlin from sixth class came 3rd in the U12 long distance race. Best of Luck to all of the girls running next week.
In preparation for our next Green Flag, the committee surveyed 2nd to 6th classes with regards to perceptions about litter and our school. Fourth to sixth classes were surveyed about global awareness. The results of the surveys are below. Our next task is to formulate an action plan based on the results of the surveys and to enact that plan in the school year 2017-2018. Do we have a litter problem in our school building? Yes: 51% No: 49% Do …
We will have a Walk to School (WOW) day on Wednesday, May 17th. Green-Schools (An Taisce)are encouraging us to show our support for a greener, healthier environment by walking to school, by parking and striding or by some other form of sustainable travel on this day. Over 35,000 students participated in WOW Day 2016.
The girls in Ms. Pounch’s third class, Ms. O’Boyle’s fourth class and Ms. Moore’s fourth class all received a certificate for completing the Paws B Mindfulness programme.
Thank you to everyone who bought a daffodil at school last Friday in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. We raised a massive €957. Well done to all involved.
We are delighted with the cheque we received from some of the Christmas Fair committee for €17,000!!!! The money is very much appreciated and will be put to great use during the year. A big thank you to all involved with the Christmas Fair and to all who contributed or came along on the day.
We started our football campaign on the second week back at school. We got our first win against St. Colmcilles, Knocklyon. After our first win we were excited to meet our next opponents. Unfortunately, we narrowly lost to Loreto Rathfarnham by three points. However we showed great spirit as a team. Our last group match was against Bishop Galvin. We had a marvellous win which brought us to the quarter final stages of the Cumann na mbunscol competition. In the …
**Update** Congratulations to Millie whose Christmas tree decoration won first prize in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown at a special awards ceremony in the County Hall, Dun Laoghaire on 8th December, 2016. Well done, Millie! Congratulations to Millie Downes from Ms. Gillan’s sixth class who won the best Christmas decoration (in our school) made from recycled materials. Thank you to all the girls who entered the competition and to the Green School Committee for their careful adjudication.