A huge congratulations to Raqibat and Kamal in 6th class who won the St Abban’s Virtual athletics competition for girls and boys. Over 350 students took part from local schools and Raqibat came out on top in the girls competition while Kamal came first in the boys section. We are very proud of their great achievements and we know that the future is bright for them both! Well done!
We had a beautiful end of school Mass today in St Clare’s church. A huge thank you to Fr Dunphy and Cathriona for making it such a special service. Also thanks to Mr Kelly on guitar and Chloe on harp for the lovely music. Well done to all the 6th class boys and girls for saying the readings and prayers at mass. We hope that all members of our school community enjoy the final weeks of school 2021.
1st class investigated which materials would best mop up water this week in science
6th class students were busy over the past few weeks planting potatoes in our raised bed and tomatoes, carrots, parsnips, beetroots and lettuce on our window sills. Tomorrow we will plant these plugs out into our raised bed for the summer! We also have some wildflowers growing in class (Thanks to Ms Killeen for the donation) and Sunflowers which we grew from seeds which the students are taking home to keep going growing themselves over the coming weeks!
First class in room 31 collected examples of natural features in the environment on a nature walk this week.
March 11th: First Confessions – 2nd class
March 15th: 3rd – 6th classes return to school.
March 16th: Lá Glas
March 17th: School closed for St. Patrick’s Day
April 15th: Meeting for parents of next year’s Junior Infants through Zoom Webinar. Details to follow.
Monday, February 1, is the Feast of St Brigid, the Patron Saint of our Diocese and Patroness of Ireland. Bishop Denis will celebrate Mass from Kildare Town at 11:00a.m. and you would be most welcome to attend that Mass by using this link https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-brigids-parish-church.
The prayer below will be used during the mass but please pray it at home in your own time also
A Kandle Prayer to St Brigid (1)
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Thanks to all the students for their amazing participation in Catholic Schools Week this year. Even though we were celebrating online, there was great feedback on See-Saw to all teachers from students who included prayers, interviews with grandparents, activites more »