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
Eric Dempsey is a professional birdwatcher and is one of Ireland’s leading bird experts. Eric is often a guest speaker on birds on the popular RTE Radio 1 programme, “Mooney goes Wild”. Eric gave a very informative and entertaining workshop to all the students in the Junior School on Thursday. During the hands-on presentation, . . . → Read More: Birds of Ireland Workshop
P6 showed great leadership and empathy this week as they led our school assembly. They focused on the plight of the people in the Philippines in the aftermath of the typhoon. They planned and ran a cake sale for the whole school on Friday morning. They also had a speaker from the Philippines, Maria, . . . → Read More: P6 Host Cake Sale for the Philippines
We are all very aware of the enormous help that the people in the Philippines need after the recent typhoon. P6 will lead assembly on this topic next week and will host a Cake Sale next Friday, November 22nd for all the students in the school at the morning break times (10.45-11.15am). All the . . . → Read More: P6 host cake sale in aid of Philippines
Commission earned: €2160 (in books and resources)
A wise person once said, “Whenever a child reads a book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light”. There was great excitement as the students viewed and bought new books at the fair. Thank you for supporting our Book Fair as we . . . → Read More: Book Fair 2013 – Books sales total €3600