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The Battery Boys

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The Battery Boys have collected so many boxes of batteries (29 in all) that the WEEE recycling company had to send out its special van. Well done Mr. Ryan and team - Ryan, Conor, Ryan and Harry.

Pius Boys on Tour

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Last Friday our sixth class boys travelled to Cheeverstown. They played wheelchair soccer and lots of fun games. They really enjoyed getting to know the children there and look forward to seeing them again over the coming weeks.

Representing St Pius X BNS on the Terenure U9 tour to Garryowen . . . winning 5 games out of 5 . . . Cohen, Greg, Pearse, Robert, Dylan, Adam, Ray, Daniel and James. Well done boys.

Friends For Life

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Ms. O'Connor's 5th class, along with Ms. Kennedy, are currently taking part in the Friends for Life programme! They are enjoying designing coping step plans, chatting about role models and their support teams, as well as practising some relaxation strategies and breathing techniques! Keep up the good work boys!

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School News

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It isn't often that someone scores the perfect 100 in our school quiz. Congrats to Charlie in fourth class who has done just that. Final results of second round are here

Sean, Tomás, Joe, Sean and Patrick with the essays they wrote on injustice in the world as part of their religion programme.

Harrison and Edward with their Captain Underpants 2.0 (written by Harrison and illustrated by Edward) - great stuff.

Mark and Hugh with their Lego programmable chopper which is controlled from the tablet.

Teddy Boys

Ms. Devenney's boys take to the yard with teddy to enjoy the fresh spring air and carry out some relaxation exercises.

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The Lone Stone Ranger

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No, not the Lone Ranger but Matthew giving his full concentration to some science experimentation with rocks in Ms. Dunne's class as the light from the projector catches his face. This photo is definitely a contender for Photo of the Year.

Thrillin' Dylans

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Dylan N. travelled to Wales at the weekend to take part in the Celtic Challenge representing Leinster at badminton. Leinster won the competition and Dylan won all of his matches! Mr. Dillon, Ms. Goddard and all in St. Pius are very proud of his great achievement. Terrific!

Dylan L. won a Gold medal at the ITF Taekwondo Munster Open Championships yesterday. He won this for Patterns. Dylan also reached the Qtr final stage of the Sparring tournament (one-on-one combat) for U10. Brilliant!

Long Jumpers & Swimming Champs

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Congratulations to Ollie, Cillian, Kerrin, Conor, Alexander and Archie who represented the school in the National Aquatic Centre. They qualified for the Irish Minor Schools' Championships 2019 . These were fantastic results bringing home the medals and personal bests.

Congrats to Alex who jumped 390cm to finish just ahead of Nicholas and Cian in the long jump trials.

Pupils of the Month: February Assembly

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Third and Fourth Class Winners
Evan, Ezra, Shay and Thomas

Fifth and Sixth Class Winners
Ben, Leo, Cathal, Luke and Patrick