Indoor Football Tournament

 

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!!

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Presentation Day Prizes

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.

 

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Pat Cox and Edmund Rice Awards

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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Principal’s Awards

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Physical Literacy in 3rd Class

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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!

 

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4th Class Gaeilge Show

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.

 

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Principal’ Awards

Well done boys.  Keep it up!

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