22 December 2017

Yuletide Newsflash

Cluain Caoin Theatre Company

Today, the boys had a visit from the Cluain Caoin theatre who put on a wonderful performance of the young Fionn Mac Cumhail.

We met many fabled characters, great fun was had by all and the show was a great success.

Many thanks to all.

Thursday Assembly
The boys today came together to perform songs and poems to all the boys in the school.
There were some brilliant festive performances.

We also had a special visitor today.

Many thanks to all and have a safe and happy Christmas.

Wednesday Assembly

Well done to all of our winning report writers who read their pieces today at assembly. There were some excellent reports this year.

Some boys were recognised for their acts of kindness over the course of the month.

Also, we recognised the boys who have 100% attendance so far this year. Well done boys, keep it up.

St. Fintan’s
In English, we have been finishing our report writing.
In PE, we have been hurling and we also had a blitz against Corville NS, Roscrea.
We practiced for and performed in our Christmas show.
In art, we made a Christmas stocking.

St. Flannan’s
This month we have been very busy.
In maths, we learned and worked with lines and angles. We have been practicing how to approach worded problems.
In English, we have been finishing our report writing.
In art, we designed our own star decoration with popsicle sticks. We drew a cool Christmas tree using lines and angles. We also made a Christmas stocking and a Santa Face.
In PE, we have been hurling and we also had a blitz against Corville NS, Roscrea.
We also practiced for and performed in our Christmas show.
We also won the annual Lego competition this month for the junior end of the school.

St. Enda’s

December has been a busy month.
We have been getting ready for Christmas.
We sang carols outside the bank of Ireland and raised lots of money for the new yard.
We were practising for our Christmas concert.
We completed our report writing genre.

We also did some lovely art catching a snow flake.

St. Eugene’s

In English, we did the story of Christmas miracle. We also finished our report writing.
In Maths, we worked with our  multiplication tables 3d shapes, world problems.
In Irish, we focused on An Nollaig.
In Drama, we did our Christmas performance, Lapland’s Got Talent and we performed it in the GP room to our parents and grandparents.

In our science, we investigated heat. 

St. Declan’s

We spent a lot of time preparing for our Christmas show with St Diarmuids and St Thomas. We played 3 tunes on the recorder preformed THE GRINCH and danced and sang Rocking around the Christmas tree. The boys did a great job

In art, we made a crib out of clay and made pop out Christmas art.
Daniel won the report writing with a report about the David Walliams. 
We went to the church to visit the crib and say our prayers and also visit the library.

St. Diarmuid’s

We have been practicing very hard for our concert, “The Grinch who stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss.

 We made hot chocolate and lots of lovely Christmas art. We had great fun carol singing down town and a very proud of our selves for raising money towards our new school yard.

St. Canice’s

In December, we learnt a poem and a reindeer hokey pokey song for our Christmas concert.
We were very busy preparing for the Christmas concert. The parents really enjoyed it.
We made bruschettas and toasted sandwiches last Friday
We made Christmas stencil cards in art they turned out really nice.
We completed our Christmas door this week. The gingerbread house looked really well

On Monday, we were carol singing for two hours outside the bank of Ireland. We made lots of money for our new playground.

St. Conall’s

We made aliens of clay.
 David, Daniel and Evan represented the class to present our Lego project to Mr Scully. He especially liked our society Michael model.
Our class preformed Christmas is Cancelled, Kitty K rhyme’s and Love my Life by Robbie Williams for our Christmas concert

We made pancakes in school and tried out the recipe at home.

St. Thomas’

We had a very busy month preparing for Christmas. 
The class made huge effort designing our Christmas door. 
We did plenty of Christmas art and took part in the Christmas concert. 
We also went carol singing to raise funds for the lip-sync battle.
We did report writing on arctic animals and Kelvin Manning did his report on the arctic fox was the winner.

St. Brendan’s

This December was a very busy month.
 We prepared for our Christmas concert over the period. We preformed four our Christmas poem about the goings on in Nenagh C.B.S
We also gave a rendition of Dustin Christmas tree song.
 We used our snowmen at night art to decorate our room.

 It wasn’t all play however as we worked hard and completed our Christmas maths and S.E.S.E tests.