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Ulster American Folk Park

  Sixth have read a novel called Under the Hawthorn Tree, fifth are currently reading it. This book takes place in around the 19th century. It is about Peggy, Michel and Eily three siblings trying to cross from one side of Ireland to another in the time of the famine.   So both sixth and fifth were treated to a surprise tour to the
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History of Ransboro School

    Introduction: This week we decided to learn about the history of Ransboro School. We hope you enjoy.   A bit about the school: Ransboro National school is a six teacher school. Ransboro replaced Kilmacowen which was a two teacher school and the old Knocknarea school.   When it was built: It was built in 1980-1981. It was originally called Wrens Burrow. It
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The Lost Barrow

Recently I have become more interested about the lost barrow at the back of the school. I was so eager to learn about the barrow I set up an interview with former parent association group member. Otherwise known as my mum Bernice Guckian.   1- When did you discover the lost barrow? – Back in April 2015 the parents association were asked to help
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More Lego Fun!

Today we finished our final lego creation! It was a shark! This is a picture of us with the 6 things that we built. We think that the jet was the best to make because it was the easiest!!!


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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