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School Year 2018 – 2019

 

We are thrilled to be featured in The Irish Times following on from a visit from the American Chamber of Commerce and BNY Mellon with their very cool robot VGO.

 

https://www.irishtimes.com/special-reports/ireland-us-business/big-strides-for-women-in-stem-1.3916670#.XSIl-LS3t80.mailto

 


 

 

Wishing everyone a very happy holiday.

We look forward to seeing you all on Monday, 2nd of September.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We had a great day of celebration for our Yellow Flag on Friday, 21st of June. Ms. Henry raised the flag and we sang some lovely songs and did some great dancing as part of the celebration. A big thank you to Ms. Haverty, Ms. Bourke and the Diversity Committee for all the hard work. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

We are so delighted to be part of the Little Miss Tessa fundraising efforts. A huge thank you to our girls who participated in a run, the staff who took part in the Mini Marathon and all who were part of the Bake Sale. We raised €12,000! Well done to all!


 

 

We are busy preparing tomato plants and hoping to transfer them to the garden very soon.

 


 

The Active Committee have busy been preparing for Active Week.

They have come up with some great slogans including;

  • Go Run, Have Some Fun!
  • Don’t Eat Chips, Go Outside and Move your Hips!
  • It’s  a Sunny Day, Go Out and Play!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Heeney’s Class have been busy making doll houses using recycled materials including old election posters.

Well done girls!

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We really enjoyed a recent Food workshop from the Green Schools Team. Huge thank you to Meabh and Michelle for all their hard work. We loved it!

 


 

 

 

 

Well done to Ms. Haverty’s Class who attended the finals of the Irish Aid awards recently.

Great work everyone!

 


 

 

Ms. O’Brien’s Class have been busy keeping an eye on their hatching chicks. Many have now hatched and are ready for new life on the farm.


 

 

5th Classes visited the Hugh Lane Gallery recently for a workshop.


 

 

Mairéad from Heritage in Schools came in to all classes to speak about Marine Life on Dublin Bay.

 


Ms. Padden’s Class and Ms. Shovlin’s Class were delighted to invite mothers into the school for a special ‘Afternoon Tea’ to receive lovely artwork which the girls made.

A big thank you to Maeve, our H.S.C.L. teacher for all her hard work in organising the event.

 

 


Please see the below flyer for details of an upcoming event.

Open to all parents!


On Friday, 29th of March the Green Schools Committee and 3rd/4th Class went outside and participated in the An Taisce National Spring Clean initiative.

We must try to keep our area litter free.

 


 

Ms. Shovlin’s Class had great fun in the Botanic Gardens taking part in the ‘Delve Deeper’ workshop.


 

A huge congratulations to Ms. Heeney’s 6th Class who set up their own business selling Beauty Bags.

Great work girls!

 

 

 

 



Our school was delighted to have the Justice Candle in the Prayer Room today. This candle is raising awareness of Climate Change in many parishes and we were very fortunate to have it in our school today. All classes wrote actions we can take on footprints to be displayed in the local church.

 

 

 

 


 

Ms. Kealy and Ms. Heeney’s Classes were delighted to attend a dance workshop in ‘The Bogies’ as part of International Women’s Day.

 


 

 

 

 

Ms. Heeney’s Class have been very busy getting their ‘Beauty Bags’ ready for sale. 

 


 

 

Ms. Shovlin’s Class have planted peas and strawberries as part of the Incredible Edibles Project. 


 

 

6th Classes had a great time at the ESB Science Blast with their projects.

Well done girls!

 

 


 

Congratulations to the winners of Student of the Month for February.

In March many classes will focus on Gaeilge and will be watching out for girls who are making a special effort to use Irish this month. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fifth Class enjoyed a trip to Fighting Words recently.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Botswana Projects by 5th Class

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boat building in 2nd Class

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

6th Class were busy baking Albanian Kurabie (butter cookies) as part of Culture Week.

Well done girls!

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All classes performed a song or a dance for the Culture Concert.

A big thank you to the teachers and Diversity Committee who helped organise a fantastic week.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many students chose to dress in traditional costumes from all over the world as part of Culture Weeks.

Thank you to all the girls who made a great effort.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A big thank you to all the students who brought in traditional dishes for us to try as part of Culture Week.

We love trying new foods and learning about worldwide traditions.


 

 

 

We are busy collecting Aldi stickers to be in with a chance to win sports equipment for our school.

Keep up the good work everyone!

 


 

 

Magnificent Masks by Ms. Murphy’s Class

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Shovlin’s Class brought in their favourite toy/book from home and wrote a report on it.

They followed the drafting and editing process.

It was so much fun!

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Green Schools’ Committee and the Student Council visited Glanmore Foods (lunch providers) recently.

The girls made some suggestions of alternative packaging and foods which would reduce our carbon footprint and help us be an even GREENER school.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6th Class are participating in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme.

They recently participated in a Dragon’s Den style competition.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of the senior classes had an opportunity to attend the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland workshops.

The girls learned about the different types of energy and how to be more energy efficient.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lá Fhéile Bríde ó Rang a Sé.

 


 

We were delighted to welcome the Fyffe’s Fitness Squad to our school recently.

They taught us how to do many different workouts without using any equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


Check out our fantastic appearance on News2day!

 

 

 

Check out our fantastic appearance on News2day!


 

Christmas

Find out about our GOAL workshops, the Intel Mini-Scientist Competition and our attendance at the Dublin City Neighbourhood Awards Ceremony in the Mansion House.

We have been very busy since September.

 


We were delighted to come Runner-Up in the final of the Dublin City Neighbourhood Awards in the Mansion House for all our environmental work and improving the local area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

The school is really looking forward to attending the final of the Dublin City Neighbour Awards in the Mansion House on Friday, 7th of December.

Let’s continue to keep the area litter free!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ms. Shovlin’s Class are participating in the Engineer’s Ireland Project and as part of the project Anthony and Sylwia from I-Form visited the class to answer any engineering questions. They brought a 3D printer into our school and they allowed us to design and make paper aeroplanes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

Children dressed up as either their favourite book character or a Green Schools theme.

Their costumes looked amazing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Ms. Shovlin and Ms. Gallagher’s Classes really got into the spirit of Math’s Week by completing a maths trail at the Luas Station and completing traffic surveys on the bridge.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Shovlin’s Class enjoyed a great trip to Marsh’s Library as part of Math’s Week and participated in a workshop in which they solved problems using Lego.

 


 

Dogs Trust visited some classrooms to teach the children about the importance of caring for animals.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What a day in the Phoenix Park!

Ms. Shovlin’s Class and Ms. Bourke’s Class found a squirrel stash, deer beds, acorns and much more… Thanks to Mairéad Stack for the amazing workshop.

 


We were delighted to welcome the Sam Maguire and the All-Ireland Junior Camogie Cup into our school recently.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ms. Shovlin’s Class visited the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun and participated in a Litter and Waste Workshop which was sponsored by WEE Recycling Ireland. Pupils had an opportunity to play games in which they picked the correct bin, they guessed how long it takes various items to decompose and they finished up by making crafts using recycled materials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

A huge congratulations to the Student of the Month Winners for September.

 

 

 


 

Attendance winners for September

Keep up the good work!

 

 

 

 


 

Our school were thrilled to be announced as winners of the North West Area Dublin City Council Better Neighbourhood Award (School Section). The school won the competition based on recycling initiatives, clean-up days and our new school garden. We will continue to make our school environment more beautiful this year.

 

 


                     

 

 

6th class organised a Cake Sale recently for the missions in Chile.

Great work everyone and thanks to all who baked.


 

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