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Spelling Bee

Well done to 6th class pupil Lisa Kilfeather who competed in the Connaught finals for the Easons Spelling Bee in Galway on Tuesday.  She did so well to get to this stage in the competition and we were all very proud of her.


6th Class Confirmation

  Congratulations to our 6th class who celebrated their Confirmation last week. I hope you all had a lovely day in the glorious sunshine!


Meet Our Martians!

In First Class we are learning about Adjectives. We made a martian on the Ipods and then wrote about our martian in our copies where we focused on using as many adjectives as we could. Then we edited our work and wrote it out neatly with a photo of our martian. We also typed our descriptions out on the school laptops (with the help of
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First Class is Full of Treasure!


Grandparent’s Day

Last Wednesday, we had Grandparent’s Day in our school.  It started with mass, followed by tea and coffee (for the grown ups!) and then our Grandparents came into our classes. Some comments from the children in First Class; “We had a great time listening to the grandparents, my Grandad talked about being a Garda”, Eva. “We made special flowers with our photo in the
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School Choir at Peace Proms Practice

Last week our school choir travelled to Dublin to attend the rehearsal for the upcoming Peace Proms. It was a great experience meeting the conductor and singing with all the other schools. A great ‘run up’ to the big day!


Christmas in Junior Infants

We’ve been very busy in Junior Infants preparing for Christmas. We have a crib and an Advent sack. We have angels flying across the classroom, Christmas photos, Christmas trees and glittery baubles and stockings. Our Aistear theme is Santa land we’ve wrapped presents, decorated the sleigh, dressed up as Santa, loaded the sleigh and checked and made a lot of lists.  


Visit to Strandhill Airport

The pupils and staff of The Glen went on a trip to Strandhill Airport today. The trip was organised as part of our work on an airport theme for the past few weeks. This, in turn, was part of our overall school theme of Transport for the month of November. Pupils got a chance to put into action all of the things that they
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Christmas Cup Tree

The pupils and staff in The Glen have spent the last couple of weeks creating a special Christmas Tree. The tree is made from plastic cups which are glued to circles of corrugated plastic. All of the cups were first covered in different shades of green, using tissue paper and crepe paper. We cut out different sizes of circles of corrugated plastic and glued
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Halloween in Junior Infants

On Friday 27th October we dressed up for Halloween. We had lost of interesting costumes but still managed to do our daily run dressed up! We also danced along to the Skeleton Dance.