Preparations of the Decorations

We decorated the hall with the help of Ms. Spring. Ms. Spring and a group of pupils from our class helped out Ms. Spring, to make the hall look magnificent for everyone to see. There are many diffrent decorations in the hall each of them were very nice. Ms. Spring was proud of the hard work we did when we decorated the hall for the concert. Everyone who came enjoyed the concert and loved the hard work that was put into the preparations of the decorations.

German day

German day is happening today at the school. Pupils from fifth and sixth classes sample various foods from Germany.These foods are what typical German households would have for christmas.Our German teacher Ms. Redmond got these foods especially for  today.In our school hall there’s a table with all the German foods on it . We thank Ms. Redmond for getting the food and our principal Mrs.Spring who made this all possible.

 

Christmas concert

We had our Christmas concert last night it was our last Christmas concert in the school. It was a very good prouduction. We would like to thank Ms Boylan and all the teachers for organising it .We had a good night ,and I hope the parents did too.The prizes were of  high quailty  I know because  my parents won a prize.There was an eray of talent, all of the pupils put on a good show.

10 Random Facts

Hi did you know

  1. It’s illegal in Singapore to sell or possess chewing gum.
  2. All swans in England are the property of the king or queen.
  3. Cats are the most popular pet in the United States.
  4. Honeybees never sleep.
  5. The oldest dog died aged 29.
  6. Jaws is the most common name for a goldfish.
  7. The record for pogo-stick jumping is 48 hours
  8. More Americans have died in auto mobile accidents  than in all the wars America ever fought put together.
  9. Coca-cola was orginally green.
  10. The average person will spend two weeks over their lifetime waiting for the traffic lights to change.

By O.F.

Water

In each cup of coffee or tea is equal to 1,400 litre of virtual water ,1litre of milk is equal to 1,000 litre of virtual water and also we are just using 3 percent of water in the world

Well Done Orla!

Well done to Orla Fahy who was one of 30 winners in the Grace Nolan Letter Writing Competition. There were 66,000 entries from all over Ireland so it was a brilliant achievement. Her letter has been published in the Grace Nolan Book for 2009. All of 6th class were treated to a visit to the Helix for the awards ceremony where we all had a great day out. The children will soon be posting their thoughts on the event. Photos will soon be updated on the Grace Nolan website: www.gracenolan.com

THE HEART

HI did you know that our heart is a muscle.

Three years after a person stops smoking their chances of having a heart attack is the same as someone who has never smoked.

A womans heart beats faster than a mans.

The right lung is larger than the left becuase of the space and placement of the heart.

Building Lighthouses

First we learned how to make a circuit with a bulb, a switch a battery and wires. We then designed lighthouses and began collecting amterials for constrcution. We worked as teams to build and paint our lighthouses. We  displayed one of them on science day. We had great fun making them and learned a lot.