Fifth/Sixth Classes

October 27th 2017

Halloween Games Past and Present

 

During their recent History lessons, the students in Mrs Walters'/Mrs Slevin's Fifth Class have been investigating games from the past and comparing them to the games they play today. They interviewed, parents, grandparents and teachers, asking about outdoor and indoor games. With the Halloween holidays approaching, they had a special interest in games played at Halloween. Some of the games played by the children's grandparents have been passed down from generation to generation and are still enjoyed today. As an end of term treat today, the boys and girls had great fun playing many of those Halloween games!


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October 5th 2017

Chocolate Pudding Delight!

 

On Friday last, the students from Mr Beehan's Sixth Class got a fabulous surprise when their classmate, Rania Connell, treated them to a cooking masterclass. She prepared a Romanian style chocolate pudding for her classmates to sample. No such thing as a free lunch though! While Rania worked on the cooking, the rest of the class learned all about Romania. A big thank you to Rania and especially to her mum for sharing her wonderful recipe with us.


chocolate pudding delight

 

September 19th 2017

Camogie Championship Winners

 

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Anouk Gibney and Katie Gannon from Mrs Walters' and Mrs Slevin's Fifth Class play camogie for Cullion. Recently they played in the final of the Westmeath Under 12 B Championship and were very proud to finish as winners. Congratulations girls!

 

September 8th 2017

Settling in Well

Our new junior infant students have just finished their first full week in school and are settling into their new surroundings very well! By now, many are walking to class on their own in the mornings, eager to start the day!  

The school playground can be quite daunting to these new students and in an attempt to help them settle in, our sixth class students spent some time with them today and taught them some of the old playground games that have been keeping children active and healthy for decades. This will become a weekly event and I have no doubt that both the junior infants and the sixth class pupils will be looking forward to it each week.

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June 28th 2017

Goodbye to Sixth Class


a fond farewellAs the summer holidays approach, the time comes to say a fond farewell to our sixth class students, most of whom have been with us for the last eight years.



On Monday night, friends and family were invited to an end of year Mass in St Paul's Church to celebrate their lives thus far and to wish them well as they move on to secondary school and new adventures. Many of the sixth class pupils took part in the Mass and the music was supplied by the school choir. Afterwards everyone returned to the school for refreshments.


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This morning a very excited bunch arrived in school in their white shirts ready to be decorated with 'well wishes' from staff and students. After having lunch in town it came time to say their goodbyes. The children are moving to pastures new and we wish them great success in everything they do.


Go n-éirí an bóthar libh.

 
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