Pupils in the Senior Room went to Athlone Community Radio. They met the radio D.J. Pete Casey. They learned about the work of a D.J. They were interviewed on the radio and they also played the tin whistle. A sixth pupil played a tune on the banjo. The children really enjoyed the morning.
The children in the Junior Room went to the Luan Gallery. They were shown around the gallery and learned about the exhibition there. Then they did an art workshop downstairs. They made a collage using recycled paper and card. They had a brilliant day.
We went to St. Peter and Paul’s church to see the lovely crib and to have a prayer service before our Christmas break. We lit candles for the children in our school. We had a lovely time.
Our Christmas Show was a great success. The children were marvellous. We wish you all a very happy Christmas and every good wish for the new year. Photo: Anthony Dalton. Click on photo for larger image.
Pupils in the Junior Room went to a show, A Hippo for Christmas, in the Dean Crowe Theatre. The children had a great time singing along to the popular Christmas songs. We each got a free copy of the book by the same name to bring home.
We received our National Flag recently. A 6th class pupil read a piece from the Proclamation. Another 6th Class pupil accepted a copy of the Proclamation on behalf of the school. A First Class pupil received the flag for us. It was a very special ceremony. We are learning about the 1916 Rising and the […]