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Third Class

STEM time machines 25/9/2019

We read about Horrid Henry and the mega mean time machine this week, so we decided to design and build our own time machines using our STEM bins.

Being scientists

We put honey, golden syrup, washing up liquid, water, oil and hand sanitiser into a clear plastic bottle to prove that all liquids have different weights. This is known as liquid density.

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.