Archive for October, 2015

Happy Halloween from all in Junior Infants!

Junior Infants were very scary in school today! Poor teacher got a big fright! We made lots of scary things for Halloween which we brought home to hang up. Junior Infants say “Oíche Shamhna shona duit” to everyone!

What a Day in Monster Primary School!!!

What a day we had for Halloween. The girls and teachers dressed up and looked amazing.                                                                    HAPPY HALLOWEEN 

Our Autumn walk in the park.

Junior Infants went for a walk in the park to look for signs of Autumn. We saw lots of Autumn coloured leaves on trees and on the ground also. We are going to visit the park each season to observe the changes. Look at the beautiful colours in the park.

Junior Infants really enjoyed Maths Week

Junior Infants really enjoyed Maths Week. We especially enjoyed the game Hook a Duck and the giant snakes and ladders.

Maths Week 2015!

    We had a great week during Maths week.  Here are just a few action snaps!!! n

Geography Field Trip in sixth class

        Our first Geography field trip took place last Thursday, and we had a great time.  Our study was based on the speed of water and how to do this????… ….Well, with 2 sticks, an orange, 2 metre sticks and a stopwatch.  We gained a good estimate time following six separate tests and surprisingly, […]

2nd class visit St. Brendan’s to see birds of prey

2nd class had a fantastic morning when they visited St. Brendan’s P.S. to see the amazing birds of prey. They saw a hawk, owls, a buzzard and ferrets! It was brilliant. Thanks to the boys for inviting them over. More pics to follow!              

Storytellers arrive in our school!

     Great fun was had last week when the slieve bloom storytellers visited our school. He recited a few of his poems and then he got some of the girls to act them out.  The girls wore wigs, glasses, jackets and other costumes.  Overall, we had a very fun and interesting day.  We hope he comes […]

Latest news from Senior Infants

        Maths Week has kicked off with a fantastic variety of maths games to suit all ages in school.  Well done to Senior Infants who made a great effort speaking Irish during breaks and througout class times too! Tá sibh go hiontach

Friendship Week in Senior Infants

Senior Infants celebrated Friendship Week recently. The girls did many activities to promote positive behaviour towards their classmates. They took part in pair work discussions where they used visual cue cards to help them find out more about their friends. They learned a nice poem about sharing which they recited at assembly in front of […]

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