Congratulations to Caoimhe Keogh Nevin in P5 Blue! The Christmas ornament she made from recycled materials was chosen to be displayed on the council’s Christmas tree in Dun Laoghaire. Caoimhe attended a special ceremony on Thursday morning at County Hall and was given a book token and a certificate. This competition was part of . . . → Read More: Winner of recycled Christmas decoration competition
Take a look at the great video our P6 students created. Their task was to capture as much as they could about the Junior School and make it into a video lasting only one minute. With the help of our ICT teacher Mr. McCarthy and our music teacher, Ms. Stamper, the girls did a . . . → Read More: Rathdown in 60 Seconds!
With “Children of the World” being the title of our Christmas play this year, we celebrated the Feast of Saint Nicholas on December 6th by following a tradition carried out in most Germanic countries. In these countries, St. Nicholas comes on the night of December 5th. Children leave their shoes on the windowsill or . . . → Read More: JS Celebrates the Feast of St. Nicholas
By now you have received an invitation to our upcoming Christmas events. We look forward to seeing you.
Carol Service: All the students P2-P6 will take part in the whole school carol service in Saint Paul’s Church on Thursday, December 12th at 7.30pm. The girls must wear their school uniforms and be in the . . . → Read More: JS Christmas Events
The students in P6 would like to thank you for the great support you gave to our recent Cake Sale. All the students in P6 and P5 baked goodies for the sale. €1200 was raised and it has been sent to the Irish Red Cross to help the survivors of the typhoon in the Philippines.
P5 Blue reminded us all this week at assembly that Advent starts this Sunday and that we should all be thinking about ways we can prepare for Christmas. They wrote their own play and acted out a newsroom scene to get their message across. We will light a candle on our Advent wreath every . . . → Read More: Advent – Preparing for Christmas
Meteorologist, Evelyn Cusack, shared her expertise on the topic of weather with the P5 classes on Wednesday morning. Evelyn’s talk included lots of very interesting facts and information on items such as clouds, thunderstorms, hurricanes and typhoons. Evelyn was very impressed with the questions the girls asked and encouraged them all to continue to . . . → Read More: Whatever the Weather!
P3 and P4 took part in this event this year with great enthusiasm. From October 11th to November 11th, both classes read a total of 611 books and raised an amazing €3410!! Well done, everyone, and thank you to all the family members and friends who sponsored the girls. Yet again, the Junior School . . . → Read More: Great Success in MS Readathon!
Congratulations to Ruby Smart (P2) and Eithne Cunney (P5B)! These girls were winners in a recent AIJS poetry competition on the theme of Halloween. Ruby won a prize for coming in 3rd in the 1st/2nd class category and Eithne’s poem received a certificate for coming in Highly Commended. Well done, . . . → Read More: AIJS Poetry Winners!
JS Swimming event: “Duel in the Pool”
A group of girls from P1-P4 took part in this swimming event in Blackrock College on Wednesday. Congratulations to Aisling Rowlands who came first in both the front crawl and back crawl. Many thanks to Ms. Byrne for preparing the team for the event and she reported . . . → Read More: Sports Update