The children in senior infants, room 8 have been very busy lately. Here’s a report about what they’ve been up to from Zack:
We got seed potatoes.
We put them in an egg box.
We chitted them.
Today we went outside.
We covered them in clay in a potato bag.
We will dig them up in June.
Congratulations to the winners of our handwriting and “Spirit of Holy Cross” awards for the month of February. Maith sibh, a pháistí.
Holy Cross School will reopen tomorrow (Monday). Please be mindful of safety on local access paths. Thank you.
Today is World Book Day. When you’re finished building your snowmen and having lots of fun in the snow, have a look at some of these links for ways to enjoy World Book Day:
World Book Day Online Book Shows
20 World Book Day Audio Books
Video Books for Younger Children
World Book Day Quiz for Younger Readers
World Book Day Quiz for Older Children
Happy reading, everyone!
Due to the red weather warning, the Department of Education has closed all schools in Munster for Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd of March.
Due to snow and forecasts of further bad weather, Holy Cross National School will close today, February 28th. Information regarding Thursday and Friday to follow.
The children in senior infants, room 8 have begun learning about the life cycle of the frog. They examined live frogspawn in our school courtyard this morning, and then wrote about what they learned. The children will monitor the frogspawn on a regular basis to watch it develop.
We are currently accepting applications for enrolment in our junior infant classes for September 2018.
Completed application forms must be returned to the school by 2.30pm on February 28th.
The junior cycle of post-primary education in Ireland is changing.
The new junior cycle will feature newly developed subjects and short courses, a focus on literacy, numeracy and key skills, and new approaches of assessment and reporting. The new model promotes new methods of teaching, learning and assessment at junior level in post-primary schools. The focus is shifted from what students are taught to how and what they learn. The course encourages independent thinking, learning and real engagement with education and helps students become more flexible and capable of adapting to ever-changing learning environments.
Follow this link for an information leaflet: Information About New Junior Cycle
We awarded the “Spirit of Holy Cross” and handwriting awards at assembly this week. Congratulations to all of our winners.