Some boys from third class participated in a Sciath na Scol football tournament today. Goals and points were scored by hand passing or kicking the ball into a circular net that was mounted to the wall.
The boys were outstanding. They were courageous, skillful and determined. The future of St. Joseph’s football endeavours look promising!!
In celebration of Presentation Day on the 21st of November, the infant classes were asked to colour a picture of Edmund Rice. All the boys coloured beautiful pictures. It was very difficult to choose three boys to receive prizes.
The senior classes were asked to write a poem about Edmund Rice. Two boys were asked to say their poems in front of the school during assembly on Friday and received homework passes for their excellent efforts.
Two students are chosen every month to receive the Edmund Rice (1st – 3rd classes) and Pat Cox (4th – 6th classes) awards. These boys are chosen as they have displayed a good work ethic during the month. They have also demonstrated the qualities of honesty, politeness, respect, integrity, kindness and caring. Well done to these two boys.
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Some photos of yesterday’s physical literacy class with Kevin Murray. Each boy ran/walked 1.2 km in total… that was 10 laps of 120 metres. The aim was to run each lap at a consistent speed, and at a 60% exertion rate. The boys were very impressive!
Fourth Class entertained us today with the Haka and Ireland’s Call as Gaeilge. Everyone was delighted, especially the rugby fans in Junior Infants!
Thug rang a cheathair siamsaíocht den scoth dúinn inniú leis an Haka as Gaeilge agus Glaoch Eireann. Bhí gach duine sona sásta leo, na Naonáin Shóisireacha ach go h-áirithe.
Well done boys. Keep it up!