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Sixth Class

Meeting Michael Morpurgo

5th and 6th class pupils had the honour of meeting author, Michael Morpurgo in City Hall on November 3rd. Michael has written over 120 novels, many of which can be found in our school library.
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Celebrating George Boole

On November 2nd, 5 pupils from 6th Class attended UCC to celebrate 200 years since the birth of George Boole. Boole was a ground breaking mathematician who worked in UCC and his work laid the foundations for the digital age.
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Boole2School Photo shoot at UCC

Pupils from Greenmount recently took part in a photo shoot at UCC for the launch of Boole2School. For more information, visit http://www.ucc.ie/en/
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6th Class Picnic

SAM_30836th Class enjoying a picnic on their second last day at Greenmount.

Preparing for City Sports

Cork City Sports is fast approaching and our boys and girls are training hard for the big day.  Best of luck to our hard working athletics team on the day! City Sports Practice Session Changeover 2 Fun Group Pic Mr Energy! Relay changeover  Best

 

One Book One Community

The One Book One Community Project was launched by the lord Mayor at the Lough today. Children from all the local primary schools gathered together to begin a fortnight of work on Michael Morpurgo’s “Mr. Nobody’s Eyes.”  World Champion, Bernard Dunne popped along to encourage all our young people to keep up their love of reading.

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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