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Champions League of Novels in 6th Class

This week Mr. Quinn announced that we would be voting for our favourite novel we have read this year in sixth class. We have read four books this year. The first book we read was Wonder by RJ Palacio. The theme of this book bullying. The main character was Auggie and he was a special boy who was overcoming the struggles of middle school.
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Saint Brigid’s Day Crosses

Today is Saint Brigid’s Day. Brigid used the crosses to represent the love of God. She used the rushes from the floor when she was sitting with a dying pagan chieftain and began to weave them in to a cross. The chieftain was curious and asked her what she was doing. Brigid replied and told him the story of God. He became a Christian
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Our New Build

A few days ago we decided to do a report about the new build. As you know for the last few months we have heard the banging and sawing of the builders at work. So we thought you would like to read about the new building and facts about it. After some preparation we interviewed the builder Brendan Kilrehill. We all came up with
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Lego Fun!

We are using Lego as a team building exercise. We have to describe and give instructions to each other about how to build Lego creations. We also have to listen carefully to make sure that your creation is right. The first thing that we built was a rocket. Then we built a ship. Today we finished our dinosaur. We had to make some changes
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Second Class go All Out for African Theme

The kids of Second class have been working on the African theme far a while now. And we were lucky enough to report on their work. Second class have enjoyed reading many books about the African topic. Here are a few: : A is for Africa. : Flat Stanley, African Discovery. : The Ugly Five. Second class have also made many fabulous art pieces.(Those
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My presentation speech

On Thursday 16th of October a woman called Suzanne talked to the school about autism. I started off the assembly.  Ms Hynes and I made a presentation speech using Microsoft PowerPoint. I was a little nervous at first, but then I got used to the presentation. I spoke about the way I live and how everybody’s different. I talked about my family, the things
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Reading Pals

In September we started reading pals with people from younger classes. We do reading pals 4 days a week. We read to the younger pupils first and then they read to us and we write the unknown words on the unknown words sheet. Some people go to Mrs Timoney and some people go to Miss Hynes. When we go Reading pals first we do
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Our School Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert     Today we had our Christmas concert. The whole hall was PACKED so some people had to stand, but they were still happy. Each class did a song or a poem. Lots of people wore festive hats and scarves.   Some parents had organised a Race Night that raised €3000. They presented a cheque to Mrs Clarke at the start.  
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Santa came to visit today!!!

Santa Comes to Ransboro             At breaktime today there was great commotion on the yard! The teachers called us all around to the front of the school. When we got there we saw Santa arriving on a horse and cart with Silvio’s dad!!!! The horse was called Maggie!!          Santa got off and talked to all of us. Each
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6th Class Christmas Snowflakes

Snowflakes     We got this idea from a class that we are following on Twitter @REACHRocketeers! Teacher gave us three sheets of paper with lines on them showing you where to cut. We had to make six arms to form the snowflake. We cut  the sheets of paper different ways and then sellotaped the arms together and then stapled them. After we formed
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