October 2018

Senior Greens on Course for Victory

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The Senior Greens played an impressive game in Bushy yesterday against St Michaels from Ailesbury Road. All members of the panel put in strong performances and leaves the Senior Greens at the top of the table. A final win next week will see a league win. Well done to the boys and their coaches Ms Brogan and Ms Redmond!

PA Delivers Gift to Mr. C

Bricfeasta Blasta i Rang a hAon

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Is breá linn bricfeasta ar maidin! D'itheamar calóga agus tósta le him agus subh. D'ólamar sú oráiste agus bainne. Táimid lán go béal - níl ocras orainn anois!

The Twits

Ms. Brogan's boys working on their sequential language (and enjoying some Roald Dahl at the same time)

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Football Champs

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Congrats to the Junior Greens who beat Ballyroan in their last game on Tuesday! They are the top team in South Dublin! An amazing feat for any school. Well done to the players, their GAA clubs and of course our managers - Mr Geraghty and Mr Murtagh! Meath and Longford seemed an unlikely match but have brought silver to the cabinet in the school! Huge thanks to the parents for all the lifts and support throughout the season!

Opening Mass

Just a short sample of our choir's performance at the opening of the school year Mass


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The first class boys had an unbe-leaf-able time in Bushy Park during the week where they were on the hunt for all the signs of Autumn. Back in the classroom, they had so much fun using the leaves for an Autumn Art lesson!

Bushy At Sunrise

Pictured are our Junior Green teams training in Bushy Park this morning BEFORE school. The boys will take part in a division one final tomorrow (Tuesday) in Bushy Park vs local rivals Ballyroan. The boys' early attendance is a testament to their commitment and that of their parents and coaches.

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Well Engineered

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Thomas and Kayden cleverly created a new desk for themselves last week - well done, boys.

Paint Palette

Many thanks to John French (Des Byrne Painters Ltd) for the super makeover of the school during the summer. Every wall of every classroom painted (ably assisted by JJ our caretaker). Thanks also to Ms. Stewart's class and Yvonne who created this lovely paint frieze for the foyer. In the photo are school Principal Mr. Lorcan Coyle with Mr. John French.

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How Does He Do That . . . ?

Conor in Mr. Dillon's Sixth class going for a short walk . . .

First Class Tennis

Tennis continues to go from strength to strength in St.Pius and the three 1st Classes began tennis lessons this week on the back yard with their coach Leo from Bushy Park. Wimbledon here we come!!

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Rockbrook Soccer Winners

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Members of our soccer squad who won the Rockbrook soccer tournament last weekend.

Quarter Finals, Here We Come

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Congrats to the Senior Whites on their win over Scoil Lorcain in Kilmacud yesterday! A great tough performance that puts us one step closer to Croke Park! Well done to the amazing players and the management team of Ms Crosbie, Ms O' Connor and Mr Kealy.

Another Fine Day Chalked Up!

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Ms. Stewart's class taking Maths outside in the fine weather. The boys were drawing houses, boats and people with 2D shapes.

Tennis Coaching Record

Photos from Friday last, fourth class boys attempting to break the Guinness World Record for 48 hours of non stop tennis coaching in Bushy Park Tennis Club. Both fourth classes got the chance to take part by completing an hour of coaching each. The record was successfully broken Sunday morning, St. Pius having played its part.

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Just Magic

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Some of the boys in fifth class who have learned how to create magic squares in which the rows, columns and diagonals add to the same total. Pictured are Ollie, Cathal, Mark and James with the Lego square made by Hugh.

What a read ....

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It's not often we have to check the roll to make sure someone is in the right class but that happened today. This is Oisín in Ms. Carroll's second class who wrote a self-illustrated 12 page 14 page story. Mr Coyle just couldn't believe he is only in second class and had to double check the enrolment. Oisín tells us he is already planning his next story.