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Debating-Semi Final

posted 18 May 2017, 03:46 by Sarah O'Sullivan   [ updated 18 May 2017, 03:49 ]

Well done to our school debating team who won their quarter-final against Doon CBS. The motion for the debate was that "Computer technology and foreign languages need to be part of the Primary Curriculum" and we were the proposing team. We will be travelling to Nenagh CBS to take part in the semi-final on June 1st where we will oppose the motion that "Rugby is too dangerous a sport and under 16's should not be allowed to play it".

Fossil Fun- Palaeontologist Visit

posted 16 Mar 2017, 15:36 by Sarah O'Sullivan

 We were delighted to receive a visit from Vertebrate Palaeontologist Michael O'Sullivan from Fossil Fun. We learned loads about the different kinds of dinosaurs and even got to study some fossils. 

Brainstorm

posted 16 Mar 2017, 15:34 by Sarah O'Sullivan

We were lucky to receive a visit from some past pupils, Daniel and Sarah, who are taking part in the Young Social Innovators Transition Year project. Their project focuses on raising awareness of acquired brain injury. They gave a very interesting presentation and we learned so much about acquired brain injury and how we need more services in Ireland.

Limerick Animal Welfare

posted 16 Mar 2017, 15:32 by Sarah O'Sullivan

We were very lucky to receive a visit from Chris and Bertie from Limerick Animal Welfare on 17th October. We learned a lot about animal welfare and responsible pet ownership. Our class also collected lots of food and toys and donated them to LAW. Thanks so much for visiting us!

Junior Entrepreneur School Showcase Day

posted 16 Mar 2017, 15:31 by Sarah O'Sullivan

5th and 6th held their Showcase day on Friday March 10th in the school hall. All the boys and girls were thrilled with the support from the wider school community and were delighted that their candles sold out in minutes! The made €770, 10% of which will go to Pieta House. Sincere thanks to everyone who made this project possible.

Debating 2017-Round 2

posted 16 Mar 2017, 15:25 by Sarah O'Sullivan

Congratulations to our debating team who were victorious against a very strong team from Caherline National School. The motion for the debate was that 'Newspapers are a thing of the past' and we were proposing this motion. Best of luck to Caherline in their future debates. 

Debating 2017- Round 1

posted 30 Jan 2017, 12:55 by Sarah O'Sullivan   [ updated 16 Mar 2017, 15:23 ]

Congratulations to Aoife, Davy, Aisling, Grainne, Ella and Zoe who were victorious in their first debate in Hospital against Scoil Íosagáin. The motion for the debate was that 'All Zoos Should be Shut Down for Good' and we were opposing the motion. Well done to everyone involved!

Junior Entrepreneur 2017

posted 30 Jan 2017, 12:52 by Sarah O'Sullivan

The JEP for 2017 is currently underway and we are busy finalising our designs for our handmade scented candles. Sincere thanks to everyone who supported our bakesale. €268.41 was raised and this will go towards funding the project, including buying raw materials, printing, photocopying and advertising costs. The children have also decided to invest €4 of their own money into the project. Watch this space...we should be making the candles in the next week or two!!

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