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School Tour :  No school books required on Thursday.  Please ensure each boys brings one bag with the following -

-   Swimming gear

 -  Plastic bag for wet gear afterwards

-   A healthy lunch with 1 - 1.5 Litres of water

-   1 euro for lockers in swimming pool which will be returned afterwards. Maximum 10 euro per child.  

Gaeilge : Revise Abair ,  Beir agus Bí

English :  SB Wk 32 & 33, MRAH

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On Wednesday May 17th all the boys completed the final leg of the marathon mission in site on St. Michael's running track.  This was the culmination of weeks of daily four lap runs of our new track as we developed our cardiovascular fitness.  We were delighted to hear that we would be joined by a very special guest to witness our final mile,  Eamonn Coghlan,  "The Master of the Mile"  ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWCX1SxSAF4 ) .

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All the boys in the Junior School participated in the annual Sports Day last Friday, May 12th.  Please click on the following link https://animoto.com/play/dJkLs1HAPYZS4U2Yony0TA The day involved lots of activities throughout the morning, ice-cream stops, bouncing castles and the all important track events.  Everyone enjoyed a fun filled day and thankfully the rain held off.  Thanks to Ms. Doyle, Mr. Hogan and all the teachers and coaches who helped us to enjoy every part of Sports Day 2017.

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The boys in 4th and 5th Form participated in a Gaelic football blitz organised by Kilmacud GAA on Monday May 15th and again on Monday May 22nd. .  Other participating schools included Holly Park, Our Lady's Grove,and St. Laurence's.  All the boys were challenged by tough opposition in each game and improved with every game.  We wish to say a special thanks to all the parents who offered to help out owith transport on both days. 

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Click on the following link to watch all of the boys enjoying a fantastic day in the sun during this year's Rugby Festival.  https://animoto.com/play/OHrD0Z1VNP73v1OOL0tSGw.  Tag rugby rules were used to encourage the maximum enjoyment and participation on the final day of a successful rugby season.  Thank you to Mr. Hogan for all his work organising the festival.

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Engineers Week was on March 4th - 10th March.  Please click on the following to view the highlights of our week https://animoto.com/play/DINj11S55viwtEw1RzBd6g.  In February, the boys were tasked with creating their own inventions to present during Engineers Week and they produced some superb examples of engineering.   Both Fifth Forms also went on a field trip to the CAW (Celtic Anglican Water) Waste Water Treatment Plant, a special event organsied by Engineering to Ireland's largest waste water treatment works.

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To celebrate St. Patrick's Day all the boys in the school dressed in green today. Each class also prepared a song and poem as gaeilge. 

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Pancake Tuesday was a day to remember this year ! Andrea's Mum ensured we all had a super treat with our pancakes before we start the Lenten period.  We enjoyed freshly squeezed lemon and sugar on our pancakes. 

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This week we celebrated Art Week throughout the Junior School.  Each class was tasked with creating a display representing their own Art work.  Each pupil was given the option to choose a project of their choice encompassing any one or a combination of the Art Strands : Drawing, Paint & Colour, Print, Clay, Fabric & Fibre and Construction. The boys thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and produced some fantastic art.  We are very proud of all their hard work.  Thanks to Ms. Crowe for all of her hard work in coordinating this initiative.  

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All the boys in the junior school took part in the Operation Transformation "10 At 10" nationwide initiative involving all primary and junior schools in Ireland.  The boys from each class performed their individual reportoire's in class sequence culminating in a whole school dance performance ably led by Ms. Doyle, the star choreography director ! Each class gave impressive performances and displayed the routines which they had been rehearsing during PE classesin recent weeks.  We wish to say a big thank you to Ms. Doyle for all of her hard work with this initiative.