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Winners at Discover Cork Heritage Award Ceremony

Ms. Rice’s 6th Class took 3rd prize in the Discover Cork Schools’ Heritage Project Competition.  Their project was a very thorough history of their 160 year old school and included a history of the famous Greenmount area.  The class carried out an interview with past pupil and former Lord Mayor, Toddy O’Sullivan, to find out what school was like in the past.  This is the second big win for Greenmount in this competition in recent years. 20150320_192808 WEB 2

National Down Syndrome Day

A selection of classes dressed up in odd socks for National Down Syndrome Day.  All over the country boys and girls wore odd socks to school to raise money for Down Syndrome Ireland.  All the money raised at Greenmount N.S. on the day will be donated to Down Syndrome Cork.

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Golf at the Green!

Senior classes were treated to a golf workshop on Wednesday last.  Great fun was had!

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Sciath na Scol Victory!

The Boys’ Football Team gave us a heart stopping match against Barney Street N.S. in Páirc Uí Chaoimh today.   The boys returned home champions!

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New Team Shorts and Socks

Many thanks to Councillor Mick Finn who sponsored shorts and socks for the Boys’ Football Team who are through to the Sciath na Scol finals.  Come on the Green!Mick Finn Sponsors Gear

Jazzing it up!

Greenmount was treated to an hour long jazz band performance on the Friday of Cork Jazz Weekend.  Fresh off the plane from Holland, Lamarotte had us dancing and singing along.  Some of our talented and brave school band members even joined in.

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Motte and Bailey

motte and baileyMs. Linehan’s Class have been busy creating a Norman Motte and Bailey.  They used recycled materials and their art supplies.  Most importantly, they collaboratively worked in teams.  Beautiful work.