Learning code in Google.

Some lucky boys from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes spent two days in Google's new European Headquarters on Barrow St. last week. The boys learned computer coding through working on projects using Scratch. Each group presented their finished games and stories at the end of the second day. The boys really enjoyed their time in Google where they learned a lot and had fun in a very cool environment....
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Hiking- Lough Dan, Glendalough and Maulin

Mr.Lane, Mr. Booth and the 5th and 6th have been doing some serious hiking since the weather finally improved this year. Lough Dan was our first hike and it was easy enough, then on Ms. Farrelly's recommendation we did Glendalough. The scenery was spectacular. Our next hike was Maulin but instead of starting at Crone Wood we began at Calary which is our usual starting point for Djouce.  3rd and...
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Witamy Dar Młodziezy / Welcome Dar Mlodziezy

The famous Polish sail Training Vessel “Dar Mlodziezy” or “Gift of Youth” in English arrived in Dublin Port today and will stay until Saturday. This beautiful Fully Rigged ship is over 108 metres length and is operated as a Sail Training Academy by Gydnia Maritime University in Poland. She will be docked on Sir John Rogersons Quay, providing a great opportunity to get a close up look...
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NCI Careers Project

The boys from Mr. Booth's class received certificates and warm praise for their excellent projects on careers. The boys worked in groups and researched four different careers. They interviewed an actor, a computer game designer, a carpenter and an actor as part of their projects. They also made posters and presented their work to a panel of judges in the NCI where they answered questions about...
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Soccer 2013

The soccer season is now underway. We have been training since  Autumn and we have a squad of 20 players made up from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th classes. Unfortunately it is only possible to choose 11 players and 4/5 substitutes for each game so there are a few unlucky players left off the panel at times. We will try to rotate the subs as much as possible so that all 20 players get to wear the school...
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Halloween poem By Samuel

Halloween Poem By Samuel Eliasen Halloween is the night of the year, When the whole country fills with fear. Kids got all the goodies they could, The walls of the streets filled with blood. All the children were obviously fed, Then suddenly awoke the dead!!! The dead went past every tombstone, They went past an orange traffic cone. 20 zombies turned into a fleet, Walking down the bloody street....
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Clic News

Ian Roller from DISC came to visit 5th & 6th classes today to show the boys the latest developments on the Clic News website. Scott and Cian both posted comments on the site about El Classico: Barcelona v Real Madrid. Check out the site here: www.clicnews.ie
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Gaelic Team win.

Our school Gaelic football team had a great win in Ballyboden this week on a scoreline of 6-6 to 0-3. Rhys Hickey was man of the match. There were also great performances by Scott Collopy and Cian O' Reilly. Ceilim Gannon dazzled with his outrageous skills throughout. For many of the boys it was their first game of Gaelic and for others it was their first time playing for a team so well done to...
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