Thursday Letter 7th April 2016

Dear Parents and Guardians / A Thuismitheoirí agus a Chaomhnóirí,

 

Fáilte arais arís! Well done to everyone for the fabulous Proclamation Day celebrations and thanks to 5th class for their excellent play about the Easter Rising. Thank you to the Salem family who gave the school a 1916 Commemoration Coin, go raibh míle maith agat!  This very special momento of our Proclamation Day celebration will be displayed in our new school along with the 6th class childrens’ proclamation for Ireland 2016. Continue reading

Patronage for Educate Together School Drumcondra

Dear Parent/Guardians

We are emailing everyone on our enrolment list to let them know that a new school will be starting in All Hallows in Drumcondra in Sept 2016. The school has a catchment area of Drumcondra, Dublin 1, Marino, Fairview and East Wall. Educate Together is applying to be the patron of this school. There are also at least three other bodies applying to be the school patron. Continue reading

Third class trip to Botanics for Tree Week

Third class visited The Botanic Gardens on Friday to celebrate Tree Week. We had a fantastic tour with a super guide where we found out lots of new information on different trees in the gardens. We were looking at the giant redwood trees, the trees in the rainforest and the oldest trees in the gardens, the yew trees. We looked at the succulents in the cactus house and learned about why different trees have developed different defence mechanisms.

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