3 March 2017

Spring is sprung

Ceolchoirm

Well done to all the boys who performed in Nenagh CBS ceolchoirm today as part of the school's Seachtain na Gaeilge.

Here are some photos from today;








Well done to our Seanfhocail Art Competition winners.




Monthly Update


Ms. Glennon’s class
Our class had our Sacrament of reconciliation for the first time. It was a great day and a great celebration.
Spring art, we made daffodils and hyacinths to brighten up our room.
We also made fraction kites in maths and learned a new gaeilge poem called ‘an t-earrach’.
We are looking forward to writing our procedures this month.




Mr. Smith’s class
This month, we had our Sacrament of reconciliation for the first time. It was a great day and everyone did really well.
We have been practicing the Siege of Ennis and the Walls of Limerick in preparation for our Céili. 
In English, we dealt with adverbs and we were also wrote our own exposition writing pieces. Seba was the winner in our class. He wrote about why it is important for children to be active and that it keeps our bodies and minds healthy. Well done Seba. 
In maths, we have been looking at money and weight.
In art, we designed our own cards for St. Valentine’s day.
We also got to go to the Nenagh College for a hurling blitz.




Ms. Slattery’s class
In room 2, we enjoyed power hour in our room up to the mid-term break. We became very good at persuasive writing and developing our arguments.
D’fhoghlaim muid na céimeanna chun na ballaí luimnigh agus íonsaí na hinse. In maths we covered money, decimals and area.
In history, we learned about games and pastimes through the years. We interviewed our parents about the games we played in the past.
In geography, we learned about Egypt. In March we will do projects on this country. In art we designed our names using stain glass effect. We also worked with clay and made our own models.
In PE, we enjoyed getting fit and doing did 10 @ 10 every day in our class room. We also completed a 2km challenge.
Finally in SPHE we learned about friendship and bullying. 









Ms Hanly's class
We learned about long multiplication.
We are doing a maths tables challenge which involves answering fifty questions in a short space of time.
Micky Toohey won the exposition writing for his class.
We finished off painting some aliens which look really good.
 We also did some valentines cards.
We took videos of each other presenting projects.
We also recently started power hour.



Ms Barry’s class
This month, we celebrated Valentine’s Day by sewing cushions for our valentines.
We also made friendship poems in stay safe.
Cillian was the winner of our expositional writing- he wrote a great letter to Ms. Brophy asking for a basketball hoop in the junior yard and it was very convincing.
In Irish, we learned about sa bhaile and we are moving on to An Aimsir anois.
We learned all about money in maths.
At the end of last month our new teacher Ms O’Rourke began to teach them and will be doing so for three weeks. We are very excited about all of the fun things she will teach them.














Ms Maher’s class
Ms Maher’s did 10 @ 10 to support operation transformation.
We made valentines cards to show our love for someone special.
We made comic strips about cartoon characters of our choice.
We went athletics and Luka and Henry won medals for our javelin throw.
In maths we learned all about fractions, decimals and percentages.
In Irish we learned about sa bhaile.
We started back swimming.
We started back rugby and the first week we got absolutely soaked.
We also went to the library for 40 minutes to read books and we returned our books.
Kuba and Michael won medals in futsal for coming in the semi-final.
We also did soil testing.





Mr. Shine’s class
We read about France in our geography books and decided to make astonishing French projects for everyone to admire.
On the 3/2/17 we held a debate against Thomond primary school and we beat them and on the 28/2/17 we will hold another debate against Castleconnel national school.
Mateusz Pluta won our expositional writing with an extraordinary exposition about children should spend more time outdoors than indoors.
We did shapes and the surface area in maths.
We did a World War 1 project in history.
Mary Dillon was kind enough to come to our two 6th classes and speak to us about R.S.E.







Mr Hannigan’s  class
This month we finished our novel holes. We also watched the film and compared the novel to it.
We also completed our exposition writing. Donal Coffey was our winner who wrote his own thoughts about Arsene Wenger being sacked as the arsenal manager.
 Some mini projects of the landmarks of the world were made and presented to the class.






Mr. Buckley’s class
We made St. Brigid’s crosses for St. Brigid’s day.
We learned about the circle and did circle art.
We did Celtic designs from the past.
We have groceries that were added to our shop.
We made valentines cards to show our love for someone special.
We grew hyacinths and brought them home.
We had our breakfast morning.
We made special scones with Ms. Kelly.
We went swimming on Tuesdays with Ms Maher and Mr Smith.