Archive for December, 2013

Christmas Newsletter

Mercy Primary School, Birr Christmas Newsletter 2013 W ith Christmas upon us, we bring you our final newsletter of 2013. As you have seen over the last 3 newsletters, Mercy Primary School is a busy and active school and the month of December has been even busier! We started December with Confessions for 3rd to […]

Junior Infants have been busy preparing for Christmas

Junior Infants are after a very busy few weeks preparing for Christmas. We made beautiful Christmas cards using lollipop sticks. Don’t they look fab! We went to Birr Theatre to see a show called “Rudolph the red nosed reindeer” so we made our own “Rudolphs”!! And finally we made Santa with a lovely keep sake […]

Junior and Senior Infants Christmas Play

Junior and Senior Infants performed “The Sleepy Shepherd” play on Wednesday 11th December in the school hall.  They had been practising hard for a number of weeks and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the performance.  Well done girls!!  Here are a few photos from their performance.           

Fundraising for the Philippines

Mrs. Murray came up with a great idea to fundraise for the Philippines Disaster Fund – ask the children to collect the copper coins that are always lying around the place at home.   This was duly done and would you believe, we raised a massive 603 euro!!! WOW!   Well done to everyone. We […]

Christmas Centerpieces

Well done to all who made lovely Christmas Centrepieces! Thank you Carmel for spending the day with us and demonstrating how to make our own unique Christmas decorations. You made it look so easy and were on hand to help out at every turn! Parents arrived at 9.30 and quickly got busy making Christmas candle arrangements. […]

Christmas Cakes

Congratulations to all parents who baked festive Christmas Cakes. It was no easy feat but with Grainne’s guidance they ended up a treat! We iced and decorated them a few weeks later, now they are ready for the big day, if they last that long!            

November Newsletter

Mercy Primary School Newsletter November 2013   Welcome to November’s Newsletter. As always it has been a very busy month with lots of interesting and exciting activities which have taken place.   Senior Infants took part in a new reading initiative – Story Sacks, organised by Mrs. Fitzgerald.  It was a great success. 6th class […]

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