June 2013

Up at the Quack of Dawn

The feather forecast was good so Ms. Purcell's boys headed for the river with their newly acquired rubber ducks for the duck race.
Stay tuned - rumour has it they're making a duckumentary on the big event!!

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Boys and their Ties!!!

Mr. Réamonn's boys decided to redesign the school tie!

Patios Get a Mooney Makeover

With a little help from our secondary school friends, Ms. Mooney has given the patios a new lease of life. Now floored with attractive astro, brightly painted walls and some summer sunshine it's just a lovely place in which to listen and learn.

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Pictured here are Michael, proud winner of Rás na Lachan, and Fionn who ran the 5km Darkness into Light Road Race in just 25 minutes. Here too is Conor from Ms. McLoughlin's senior infant class with the trophies he won at the Old Bawn gymnastics competition.

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Junior Infants Visit Glenroe

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More Photos from Junior Infants' Tour

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3rd and 4th Class Tournament - FINAL

Well done to all the boys who took part in this hotly contested tournament in Bushy Park over the last two weeks. Particular congratulations are due to the "Dublin" team for lifting the trophy after a gruelling battle with their rivals, "Faughs".
Dave Farrelly (our school's Games Promotion Officer) from Templeogue Synge St. was on hand to present the medals to the finalists on the last day of the competition. With the strong performances displayed by these players, our school teams look destined for more silverware in the Autumn!

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Annual Choir Bar-B-Q

The reputation of the annual choir barb-b continues to grow. Ms. Purcell's burgers are now reportedly infused with special singeing singing oils (the constituents of which are known only to Ms. Purcell) that have been proven to have their partakers producing the most dulcet tones in English, Irish, French, Italian . . .

Evening Football Tournament

3rd & 4th class football tournament is kicking off today (Wednesday) in Bushy Park and will run on Wednesday & Thursday evenings for two weeks.

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Sporting Trophies

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Sean and Benji travelled to Belfast at the weekend and brought back these wonderful hurling trophies while Dean exhibits his merit award for football. Well done boys.


Well done, Ms. Lally and the fourth classes, for winning the Discover Science and Maths Award yet again. Shown here are Shane and Stephen, representing the classes, holding the plaque.
Also featuring here are Seán with his player award from his soccer club, Lourdes and Michael who has been awarded his red belt (that's pretty good - black is next!) for Tae-Kwon-Do. Well done Seán and Michael.

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Something Fishy

Best of luck to Ms. O'Neill's boys who compiled a digital project for the 'Something Fishy' competition. Well done to Aidan who headed up the HTML/CSS project, aided and abetted by Hugh, Alex and a cohort of researchers.
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