Monthly Archives: November 2017

News from Room 12, Junior Infants

Junior Infants Room 12 had a busy first half term, settling into big school. We had visits from the fire engine, started Aistear (which we LOVE!) and learned how to hold our pencil properly. Our Halloween party was great fun. … Continue reading

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Debating News

This morning we welcomed the debating team from Glór Na Mara school. Our school team proposed the motion “Bullying in schools can be stopped,” and we won. Congratulations to all on the team. The winning team will face Killea Boys … Continue reading

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Senior Infants Make Bird Feeders

The children in senior infants room 8 have been learning about winter. They found out that sometimes the birds find it hard to get food when the weather is very cold. They decided to help the birds by making bird … Continue reading

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History Month in Holy Cross

Today in senior infants room 9, Ben’s Grandad Tommy Weldon spoke to the class about the wonders of Ancient Egypt. The children were fascinated by the pictures of Tutankhamun and the old writing in Egypt called hieroglyphics. He left artefacts … Continue reading

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Christmas Shoeboxes Update

Representatives from Team Hope visited us today to collect the shoeboxes we had gathered for them. We’re delighted to let you know that we collected 400 shoeboxes this year, and would like to thank everyone who participated in this very … Continue reading

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Just a reminder that the closing date for receipt of Team Hope Christmas Shoeboxes is this Thursday, November 16th. Sincere thanks for your continued support of this worthy project.

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Assembly News

During assembly this week we congratulated all of the pupils who received their “Holy Cross School Spirit” and handwriting awards for the month of October. Maith sibh, a pháistí.  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Science Week 2017

Our 5th classes attended the very first event of Science Week 2017. It was called ‘The Real Science of the Circus’ and took place this morning in Ardscoil na Mara. It was presented and performed by James Soper.  James taught … Continue reading

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