Follow the Fleet Winner!

St. Clare’s are delighted to announce that one of our 6th Class pupils won a prize for her essay submission for the Follow the Fleet competition. Entries were submitted from schools all over Ireland and we are very proud that one of our students essays was selected for a prize. Her story on the Life of a Conatiner was made into an animation. Click on the link below to view her animation on youtube

The Life of a Container

Receiving the prize from Minister Dempsey

Skype link up with U.S.A.

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day children from 4th and 6th class linked up via Skype with Briarwood Academy  School in North Carolina, U.S.A. We shared information about our cultures and how we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in our countries. The link up was even televised on on Briarwood Academy’s local news station! Click on the link below to Briarwood Academy’s website to see the news report.

http://pages.cms.k12.nc.us/briarwood/irelandskype.html

Skipping Workshops

We ran skipping workshops in our school this week. All classes participated. We learned new skipping skills and improved those that we know already. We had a skipping display at the end of the day where various children showed off the new skills they had learnt to the whole school. It was great fun!

Easter Bonnets

We enjoyed an Easter bonnet parade in our school the week before the Easter Holidays. Children made Easter Bonnets at home using recycled materials. Prizes were given to children who made the best use of recycled materials and to those bonnets that showed the most creativity. Well done to all that participated. Philip Treacy watch this space!

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Ceolchoirm

Bhí ceolchoirm againn do Lá le Pádraig. Ghlac gach rang páirt. Bhí dramaí beaga againn agus chanamar amhráin. Bhíomar ag damhsa fresin. Bhí sé go hiontach!
We had a concert for Saint Patrick’s Day. Each class was involved. There was small plays and singing. We did dancing too. It was great!!!

Confirmation

On Feburary the 26th we are making our Confirmation. We are very excited about it. We are preparing for the sacrament of confirmation and are making
a big confirmation poster.

Snow in Ireland

Snow in Irel and


Today in school it snowed in Dublin, it has been like this for many a days.

Vanessa & Michael took pictures out side the school.

~Pictures Coming~

Everyone enjoyed it, the trees are covered in white snow and the sky is a lovely light blue, earlier when the sun was coming up it made the trees look amazing.

The weather is cold a frosty out and the tempature is around -4 or -3. Snow is falling alot this year and it seems to be getting much worse as it goes on.

We are enjoy the snow very much although some people hate it.


~CC

CHRISTMAS PRAYER SERVICE

Today our school held the annual Christmas prayer service.It was the pupils in sixth class last Christmas prayer service in the school.There was some children doing readings and some children brought gifts and candle’s onto the stage also.There was a lot of parents that attended the ceremony.We would like to thank father Jerry,Ms Boylan,Ms Spring and all of the teachers that  made it all possible.

Skipping Challange

Today we had a skipping challange.Alot of people came close but Claire Costello,she was a skip away from getting a brozen award.it was a great setup and we would like to thank Mr.McDaid for organising it.