We are growing runner beans!
In our semi-final we played against Scoil Mhuire, Ballymany . We won both legs and made it to the final on the 15th of February . We played against Kill for the 4th year in a row in Scoil Na Naomh Uilig, Newbridge . It was a tough game and both teams played very well but Kill managed to beat us in the end.We really enjoyed playing the final this year and we were pleased with making it to the final!
We enjoyed the season and we wish the best of luck to the 5th and 6th classes next year! Lets hope they make it to the final next year too!
Brian, Matthew, Sophie and Erica have planted their cress, baby carrot and runner bean seeds.
Let’s see how they grow!
Today we went to the garden and we planted seeds, cress, carrots and runner beans. To plant a seed we need water and soil. We can’t wait until we see how it all turns out!
By Ciara, Maja, Tiarnan and Tomás.
On the 17/2/17 Ms.Burke’s 4th class planted some seeds.We planted some carrots, runner beans and cress. We put some water in our cups and then we put them on the windowsill in our classroom to let them grow.We are also testing another cup but we didn’t put it on the windowsill to see what will happen.
By Ciara, Joey, Amen and Eileen.
Ava, Andrew and Jasmine have planted some runner beans. Cian has planted some cress.
It is Sow and Grow month. We are going to see how well they grow.
On 17/2/17 we sow carrots, cress and runner beans. Ethan planted runner beans, Dayna planted cress, Kate planted baby carrot seeds and Holly planted runner beans. We did this because it is Sow and Grow month. We had great fun😀
In February 2017 Mr Kennedy’s 6th class did a project on the Native Americans.
We learned about how the Native Americans originally came from Asia. They got to America by a land bridge connecting the two continents. We also learned about the different tribes. There were over 600 different tribes across the continent. Every tribe had its own language. A vital part of their survival depended on the buffalo. They used parts of the buffalo for everything from tepees to food and clothes.
As part of art we made totem poles out of Pringles cans and kitchen rolls. We also used a variety of art supplies. We painted the totem poles and decorated them with crepe paper. We used paint and crepe paper to make animals and different designs on the totem poles. They turned out colourful, bright and realistic.
Overall we learned a lot about Native Americans , how they lived and how they survived in the wild.
By Ciarán Daly and Aoife Kearney 6th class Mr Kennedy
We went to the school garden to Sow and grow.
We were given a cup and we put some compost into the cup.
We planted cress seeds, baby carrot seeds and runner beans in the compost.
We are looking forward to seeing them grow.
We had a great time.
Luke, Deirdre, Lucy, Tom and Cillian
On Friday, 10/02/2017 we made our cheese straws.We used the BBC Food recipie.We used half of the ingredients listed so we did lots of math calculations. Here is the recipie,enjoy! 375 g plain flour A pinch of salt 225 g butter 150 g grated cheese 50 g grated Parmesan cheese a pinch of English mustard Continue reading →
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Last week a few of us had time to go to the school garden to look 👀 for signs of spring.
We took the camera 🎥 with us to take pictures during the walk…
Look at the signs of spring we saw.
The Active School Committee had their first meeting on Friday 3rd February. Staff and pupils came together to plan how we can keep our school active and retain our Active School flag this year. Active School Committee members David and Sophie from Mr. Kennedy’s 6th class reported what has been planned so far:
This year the Active Schools Committee is planning another fun and exciting Active Schools project. We are trying to keep our school’s flag and to keep our school fit.
On Friday February 10th at 10.00 am the whole school will be taking part in Operation Transformation’s ’10 @ 10’. There will be various fitness activities taking place around the school at this time such as basketball drills, penalty shootouts, skipping and more. Classes will be getting active in their classrooms too with dancing and exercise videos. Here is a link to the Operation Transformation exercise video:
The school will be starting the Walk on Wednesdays (W.O.W) after the midterm break. There will be a great prize for the class who walks the most Wednesdays. The prize will be announced very shortly!
Congratulations to the choir members who performed in the RDS yesterday as part of the Peace Proms 2017. It was a wonderful and very exciting day for all involved. Click here to see us practicing before the show! Listen to “Heal the World”
A big congratulations to Sophie and Isabella! We are all very proud of you girls!
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Everyone got an Excellence in Science certificate and we got to meet Minister Bruton , Professor Mac Craith the president of DCU and Mr Sinnott the Vice President and general manager of Intel Ireland. Still waiting for the results!!
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Follow our steps below and make these delicious chocolate chip cup cakes! Success!
Oven: 190 degrees
90 g self raising flour
90 g sugar
90 g butter
2 heaped teaspoons of Cocoa powder
MIX AND BAKE AS WE DID!
We’re just finished lunch and waiting for Scientific Sue and her science show ‘The Science of Bubbles’.