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Our Trip to Sligo Education Centre

On Friday October 8th, we went on a bus to Sligo Education Centre to show work on our iPod Touches. There were lots of principals from schools around Sligo there. Mary, who gave us the iPod Touches, was there as well. Fiona’s mum was there and Caoimhe O’s dad was there and Mrs. Clarke, our principal, was there. We were there for an hour.
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Our Visit to the Library

Today we went to Sligo County Library to listen to an author named Malachy Doyle.as part of Children’s Book Festival 2010. We listened to him read some stories that he had written. There was one story called “Football Ghosts”. He read half of it and he asked us some questions. He also asked us what we thought would come next. There was another story
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6th Class visit Northwest Hospice

On Friday 24th September 6th class visited the newly refurbished Northwest  Hospice. It is a very bright, colourful and friendly place. A nurse called Hazel met us and brought us into the ward. Here she talked to us about the patients who come to stay in the hospice. She explained that the hospice is not only for cancer patients but also for other patients with long term
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Glendeer Farm

On the 15th of June we went to Glendeer Farm in Athlone to see the animals. We were allowed to feed and pet the animals. Thre were lots of animals there, some you have never heard of before. There was a lady there who took us on a tour of the farm. There were lots of animals like emus, monkeys, puppies, ostriches, kittens, wallabies,
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Krazy Kids

On Tuesday we went to Krazy Kids in Athlone on our schhol tour. There was a pitch black slide and an orange twirly slide and there was a yellow bumpy slide. There was a footaball pitch and a couple of stairs and there was a ball pit. All of them were great fun. Then we had chicken nuggets, sausages and chips. We were full
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The Garda Visit

The Guards came to our school and they talked to us about what they do. We asked them questions about their work. They let us see their handcuffs. They had special uniforms. We went outside to see their van. We saw the place in the van where they keep the robbers. They put the siren on and we were allowed to sit down in
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3rd, 4th & 5th Class school tour to the zoo!

On Tuesday 1st June 3rd, 4th & 5th classes went on their school tour to Dublin Zoo.   We left on the 7am train. We had two carriages reserved just for us! The train journey took 3 hours.  It was very noisey! When we arrived in Dublin we got a double-decker bus to the zoo. Some people had to get taxis. When we arrived
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Russ – Our Class Bear

Russ is our class bear. He gets chosen to stay for one night at someone’s house. Russ stayed at school for the Hallowe’en holidays. He has already been home with everybody so far this year. We wrote stories about Russ. Russ wears a brown hat, a check scarf, a stripey jumper, a cool jacket, jeans and brown shoes. He also has a karate suit.
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Puppet Show

  We went on the bus into town to go to the library. We saw a puppet show at the library. They were very funny. The characters in the show were Lauren, Jack, the Mayor, the Princess, the Wizard, the Pirate, the Big Bad Wolf and Bookie Wookie. The show was about reading. Jack went to the library to get a book for his
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Winter BBQ

The winter bbq is happening on Saturday, 17th October in the Dunes Tavern in Strandhill. It promises to be a great night out with a 14oz striploin steak, salad bar and a glass of wine for €15. The music is provided by Michael Leonard (You’re a star) and John Kerr(Folk). There will be a raffle with great prizes.We hope to see you all there!