March, 2012

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Posted by: | Posted on: March 29, 2012

Bye Bye!

We were very sad to say goodbye to our Spanish friends Elena and Ava. They were a great help to us here in St Patrick’s BNS and the boys will really miss them! We wish them the very best in their future teaching careers.

Posted by: | Posted on: March 28, 2012

Soccer Results

It’s been a good start to this season’s campaign with two wins out of two. We began with a hard-fought 5-4 away win in Cabra. It was an absolute cracker of a game in wet and wintry conditions.  Aaron Murphy-Dunne was captain for the game and he responded with an amazing haul of 4 goals. Ceilim Gannon scored a late winner to get our season off to a winning start. Adam Nulty played a splendid match in midfield for us. Igor was very solid at the back.

Team: Craig, Kyle, Igor, Dylan, Joshua, Kuba, Aaron M, Adam, Jake, Ceilim, Arron MD(c). Subs: All of the subs. came on: Ciaran, Cian, Stephen, Ryan, Scott.

Game two was at home against old rivals Donnycarney and we emerged victorious on a scoreline of 2-0. We netted twice in the second half through an excellent solo effort from Ceilim Gannon and a thunderous free-kick from Aaron Meleady. Jake O’Neill from 3rd class excelled on his home debut. After a nervous first half we played some great attacking football in the second period. Luke and Kuba were calm at the back and Aaron, Igor and Adam started to boss the midfield. They supplied our skilful front trio with plenty of ball to attack our opponents and only good goalkeeping and the offside flag prevented us from adding to our tally.

Team: Craig, Joshua, Kuba, Luke, Dylan, Igor, Aaron M, Adam (c), Jake, Ceilim, Aaron MD. Subs: (5 came on) Ciaran, Cian, Scott, Stephen, Kyle, Ryan.

Next up for us is another tricky away trip to the Navan Road followed by a home match against our local friends and rivals, John Scottus. Let’s hope our lucky new kit sees us progress through from our group to the semi-finals.

New season. Let's go!

Posted by: | Posted on: March 25, 2012

Website Wednesday – entry 12 and 13

Kian: We made Easter Bunnies out of envelopes. We hope the Easter Bunny will visit our classroom and put chocolate eggs inside. 

Gercy: We made Easter Chicks and eggs.

Tadhg: Seán and I played a Beyblade match and I won.

Lee: We learnt about Capital letters this week – you can use them for a persons name or at the start of a sentence.

Luke: We made Easter eggs and we stuck them onto cards.

Oisín: Adam,Kian and I played a match and we won 2-0

Posted by: | Posted on: March 23, 2012

The new Lord Mayor!

Cian O’Reilly from 5th class had the very lucky opportunity to take part in the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin last weekend. Cian was in the Lord Mayors Carriage for the parade along with his sister Ella and  local Councillor and Deputy Lord Mayor Maria Parodi. Well done Cian!!!!

Posted by: | Posted on: March 22, 2012

St Patrick’s Day!

We had great fun on Friday celebrating St Patrick’s Day in the classroom. The boys made a great effort to wear green clothes and we took the opportunity to skype our new Spanish friends! They were very impressed with our dancing and singing skills!

Posted by: | Posted on: March 14, 2012

Listy z Polski

W ramach programu eTwinning nawiązaliśmy kontakt z polską szkołą w Olkuszu (miejscowość w okolicach Krakowa). Po długim czasie w końcu dostaliśmy oczekiwane listy z Polski. Uczniowie klas trzeciej i czwartej oraz piątej i szóstej z entuzjazmem zabrali się do odpisywania swoim polskim rowieśnikom.Mamy nadzieję, że ta korespondencja doprowadzi do nawiązania bliższych znajomości i do wymiany informacji o Polsce i Irlandii.

Posted by: | Posted on: March 9, 2012

Confirmation Ceremony

The boys and girls from 6th class in St. Patrick’s schools celebrate their Confirmation in Ringsend Church at 11am on Friday, March 9th. Congratulations to all!

Posted by: | Posted on: March 7, 2012

Website Wednesday – entry eleven.

Here is a class photo of all the boys in our class! Can you spot Jasper in the photo too? He has being teaching us how to have conversations with each other.

Dylan: We are learning about cows this week and I learnt that they have long tails to flick away the flies.

Lee: We made cards for someone special (clue  : somebody beginning with the letter ‘m’)

Scott : I scored a brilliant goal – the winning goal.

Kyle D: I scored a hat trick at big break

Adam: Our flowers are growing – some are white and we hope to have some purple crocuses soon.

Oisín: My crocus has 3  flowers on it.

Lee : I played the bongo drums last week. I kept the beat while everybody sang ‘Mango Walk’

Posted by: | Posted on: March 1, 2012

World Book Day March 1st 2012

As today is World Book Day, we decided to read a nice book in the class. To keep with the international theme we asked  our visiting Spanish teacher Elena to read to us, we enjoyed it very much.

I hope everyone is enjoying the Zoom Ahead Programme too!

Posted by: | Posted on: March 1, 2012

NCI Project Presentation

We presented our NCI projects on Jobs and Careers to a large crowd of people in the NCI yesterday. Kuba made a great speech on behalf of all the students who took part. We all learned a lot from taking part in the project.