Archive for March, 2013

Easter Art Activities in First ClassMarch 2013

In first Class the girls did lots of interesting art work for Easter including Faberge eggs, pop-up cards and painted eggs. They also learned the Easter Story and what happens during Easter Week.        

Easter Newsletter.

  March has been an incredibly busy month with many fun and exciting activities going on. On Friday 1st March, 6th class went for a very interesting and informative talk in the library as part of National Engineers Week. On Monday 4th March, 5th and 6th classes started Tag Rugby with coach David Farrelly. We […]

Happy Easter from all in Junior Infants!

First Class prizewinner in County Offaly Handwriting Competition. Mar 2013

CONGRATULATIONS and well done to our prizewinner in our recently entered INTO handwriting competition.All of her family and classmates are very proud of her. WELL DONE!!      

Lá na Gaeilge in First Class 15th March 2013,

Bhain gach cailín i rang a haon an-taitneamh as Lá na Gaeilge.          

World Book Day in Senior Infants

We celebrated World Book Day on the 7th March. We had great fun in Senior Infants. We dressed up as different book characters. We dressed up as Snow White, Belle, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, A Baker from the Gingerbread Man, A Wicked Witch from Hansel and Grettle, Tinkerbell, Jasmine, Bratz and Sleeping Beauty. Minnie Mouse […]

Come and Drum with us!

Eddie O Neill was our teacher for our drumming workshop that started on the 4th  of February and finished on the 11th  of March  .Ms.O’ Brien’s fourth class , Ms. Dermody’s fourth class and Ms.Hennelly’s sixth class all enjoyed working with Eddie . We  had a performance on the 11th of March for our parents . […]

February 2013 Newsletter.

Welcome to our February newsletter. As always, we have had a busy month here in Mercy Primary School. We started the month with St. Brigid’s Day on February 1st.  2nd and 6th classes went to mass. They sang “A Song to Brigid” and “Deep Peace” during mass. They also read the readings and the Prayers of […]

World Book Day in First Class. March 2013

World Book Day was very eventful with a great variety of book characters in first class.Among the many activities of the day were buddy reading with third class,guest reader who entertained us with the story of  The Rainbow Fish,guest storytellers from third class, glittering artwork, and Horrid Henry! Each girl got their own copy of  the […]

Glenafelly Walk

Thanks to all who joined us for our walk on March 1st. The scenery was breathtaking! The cuppa and cookies were much appreciated at the end!! More walks will be organised after the Easter break, all welcome to join us.

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