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Third Class

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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Science

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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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Planting

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We also planted tulips for the Spring. These we have kept in the garden to the front of the school so we can keep an eye on them over the winter months.

2nd and 3rd Class Fieldtrip to the Lough

2nd and 3rd class went on a field trip to the Lough to learn about the history of the Lough and how the community uses it. We learnt about the bats there and why you must not feed the birds bread but green vegetables instead.

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Lough Leagues

Well done to the 3rd and 4th class boys  who lost out in the B final of the Lough leagues last night. They were beaten by a strong Glasheen side but fought hard to the end!

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