Maths Week Challenge
This week the boys will be estimating the number of sweets in this jar. The winner will be announced on Friday!
Gaelic Football Success For The Star
Our senior football team progressed to the semifinal of Corn Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh on Tuesday 8th of October. The team is one match away from playing in Croke Park! They have shown commendable spirit, skill and togetherness, training diligently several times per week. The semifinal will take place at Fairview Park on Tuesday 15th of October. Our junior team is unbeaten thus far in the Go Games South Five division, following a series of excellent performances.
Fifth Class Visits to Natural History Museum
Our fifth classes have recently visited the Natural History Museum. The boys enjoyed the experience immensely. For more photos, please visit the Gallery section of our site and App. Rossa from Mr Collins' class wrote a recount of his class trip:
Today at 9:15 Mr Collins’ fifth class got on the number 1 bus to Trinity College. When we reached Trinity College we got off. Then we started walking toward the Natural History Museum. On the way, we stopped by Oscar Wilde who is relaxing in the baking heat of the sun. Finally, we reached the museum with the help of Niamh and Danielle crossing Merrion Square.
Once we reached the museum we still had 15 minutes until the workshop started. While we were waiting we did a trivia quiz to keep our brains alive. Finally, the Skulduggery Workshop started. It was fascinating. We got to learn about all the different types of skulls; the skulls of prey (eyes on the side of the skull) and predators (eyes on the front of the skull). When the workshop finished we went outside to have our lunch. After lunch, we went upstairs for a quick tour and then got to draw our favourite animal. It was amazing.
After two great hours, we had to go home. We took the walk back to the bus stop. We had 2 minutes to look in the window of Mattress Mick. When the bus came coincidentally Jamie W’s uncle was the bus driver. Sadly the day had finished. It had been a great day and would not have been possible without Niamh and Danielle as helpers.
Cross Country Training Up and Running!
All pupils in fourth, fifth and sixth classes are welcome to participate in cross country training during lunch breaks each Wednesday and Friday. Mr Collins, Ms McCarthy, Ms Judge and Ms Foley are particularly keen to welcome new boys to training. As always, the school will send teams to participate in cross country and track events throughout the year. However, first and foremost, we encourage as many of our pupils as possible to participate in the school's cross country and track activities in order to get fit and have fun!