Senior Infant Christmas Play

The Senior Infants performed in a play in which Santa’s elves threatened to go on strike.  It was a thoroughly enjoyable performance and luckily had a good ending.

 

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Junior Infant Christmas Concert

The Junior Infants invited their families in today to see them perform in a Christmas Concert.  They recited poems and sang songs.  Thank you to Mrs. O’ Donovan and Ms. Meehan for preparing the boys.  Thank you to all the parents and families who came to see the boys perform.

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Principal’s Awards

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Christmas Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning

All parents and families are invited to attend a coffee morning in the Sacred Heart Hall at 10.15 am on Thursday the 21st of December.  This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and catch up with other parents.

Parents are welcome to drop cakes in to the school on Friday morning when they drop their sons off to school.

The coffee morning will be followed by the Christmas Carol Service in the Sacred Heart Church at 11.30 am.  We look forward to seeing you all there.  If you are unable to attend, you can link in online at https://www.churchservices.tv/sacredheartcork.

 

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Advent Wreath Making

Third class boys made a beautiful Advent wreath today, each boy contributed by adding a piece of evergreen pine tree to the wreath. We learned about the significance of each candle, and spoke about what hope, joy, peace and love mean to us. Maith sibh buachaillí!

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Students teach other Students

These 1st class pupils visited every classroom yesterday and informed all the pupils of the school which bugs, mammals and birds can be found around St. Joseph’s.  They taught us how to use a pooter and encouraged all classes to record what animals they observe in the garden in the coming weeks.  These knowledgeable boys spoke to all the classes with confidence and ease.

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The Choir Visits Mercy Hospital

Mr. Clarke and Margaret took the choir to Mercy Hospital this morning.  Mr. Clarke has been  preparing the boys for this visit for the last few months – learning and singing Christmas carols.  The dedication of Mr. Clarke and the boys is reflected in the before school practices.

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