Below, you will find a list of all the posts related to Blaine O in our school from infants to sixth class.
Below, you will find a list of all the posts related to Blaine O in our school from infants to sixth class.

2016 Tour to Petersburg!

Posted by Grace On June - 22 - 2016

 

On Monday the 20th we went on our school tour to Petersburg!

We went rock climbing and also built rafts which we sailed on Lough Mask. While building the rafts we learned how to tie four different types of knots. For the rock climbing we had to trust each other… A LOT!

Here are some photos of the trip.

 

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Stephen Coen and the Clarke Cup

Posted by Blaine On June - 7 - 2016

The All-Ireland U21 captain, Stephen Coen, visited our school with the cup last week. The trophy for the winning team is the Clarke Cup which is named in honour of former Kildare Secretary and Treasurer Tim Clarke.  Mayo won the 2016 All Ireland U-21 Final by scoring five goals to defeat Cork.

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Stephen Coen with the lads holding the cup.

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Stephen Coen with the girls holding the cup.

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Stephen Coen with the middle room and the Tim Clarke cup.

 

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Stephen Coen with the infants and the cup.

 

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3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class football training.

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Scríobh Leabhar Rang 6

Posted by Blaine On May - 25 - 2016

Scríobh Rang 6 scéal i gcomhair comórtas ‘Scríobh Leabhar’. Phioc páistí ó scoil eile na buaiteoirí. Bhuaigh mé duais. Cliceáil ar na leabhair chun iad a léamh.

Blaine ag fáil a dhuais.

Blaine ag fáil a dhuais.

Blaine agaus na páistí eile ó rang 6.

Blaine agaus na páistí eile ó rang 6.

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Na buaiteoirí le chéile.

Blaine, Sian agus Evan.

Blaine, Sian agus Evan.

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Our Award-Winning Film

Posted by EvanF On April - 8 - 2016

Before Easter, we went to the Odeon cinema in Limerick. Our film (League of Skeletons) was shortlisted from 400 entries for the Fresh Film Festival. Only 38 were shown in the cinema. We left at 7:15am on a bus. The journey took approximately 2 hours but we were delayed because of road works. On the way, we saw Thomond Park, the home of Munster rugby, and the River Shannon. When we got to the cinema we bought sweets and went to the toilet. We sat down in the cinema. We missed 3 or 4 movies because of the road works. There were many great films and two breaks. We won an award for best CGI effects (computer generated images). We got a plaque and our photo taken. On the way home we went to Supermacs to eat. We had a great day out. Watch our film below:

Fresh Film Award 2016

Fresh Film Award 2016

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Megan, Amy and Lexie enjoying the show.

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Orlaith and Sian enjoying a bag of crisps.

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At break time.

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Outside the Odeon cinema.

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Micheál Ó Ciaraidh announcing the awards.

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A picture of the girls after the awards.

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Micheál Ó Ciaraidh having a chat with us.

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Megan and Lorna after the show.

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Adam and Blaine having a good time.

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Gerard in the cinema.

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Grace, Lorna and Nicole watching the films.

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Play Our 1916 Online Game

Posted by Nicole On March - 16 - 2016

1916 RisingWe made a website and computer game in memory of the 1916 Rising. All the fourth to sixth class pupils took part. You can play it on any desktop or touch device. Click here to play.

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Upgrading Computer Memory

Posted by Blaine On November - 30 - 2015

Random access memory (RAM) is a form of computer memory. We had to change the RAM because one of the fizzbooks was very slow. So we decided to increase the RAM from 1gb to 2gb.  It runs much better now.

Removing the computer cover.

Removing the computer cover.

The inside of the computer.

The inside of the computer.

The new stick of ram.

The new stick of ram.

Installing the new stick of ram.

Installing the new stick of ram.

Memory upgraded from 1gb to 2gb.

Memory upgraded from 1gb to 2gb.

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Rang 6 (2015/16)

Posted by Megan On October - 12 - 2015

Sixth class (2015/16)

Blaine, Adam, Grace, Lorna, Nicole, Megan

Blaine, Adam, Grace, Lorna, Nicole, Megan

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Djembe Drumming Video

Posted by Clíona On March - 20 - 2015

Djembe drums originated in Africa. They are made with a wooden shell and a head made from animal hide, usually it belongs to a goat.  Lukasz came to our school to teach us about the djembe and others drums. We played the drums and sang songs. We had lots of fun. We made the video in school.  Evan from fourth class is speaking as Mr. Turtle and the presenter is me, Clíona, from sixth class.

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Our Confirmation Day 2015

Posted by Joseph On February - 25 - 2015

We were confirmed by Archbishop Michael Neary on the 17th of February in Roundfort church. We had a great day.

Confimation 2015

Confimation 2015

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Confirmation Retreat 2015

Posted by Clíona On February - 12 - 2015

We make our confirmation next Tuesday. To prepare we went on retreat to Ballintubber Abbey. We learned about the history of the Abbey and got a tour of the grounds. We learned about Seán Na Sagart and saw his grave. We also went into a replica of an old Irish cottage. We had lots of fun. We drew pictures of ways we could use the fruits of the Holy Spirit. We also read stories from the bible. We discussed the ways in which Jesus had behaved in the stories and wrote about how he had behaved and why.  We had a great day and made loads of new friends.

Confirmation Retreat 2015

Confirmation Retreat 2015

 

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