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Friendship Week

Friendship Week

For the last week, we have been celebrating Friendship Week in St Molaga’s. Each class studied poems about friendship and made a special effort to be nice to one another! Some classes made friendship chains and friendship bracelets, while others wrote poems about friendship.
Throughout the week, the children collected Friendship Tokens when they were seen … Continue reading Friendship Week

Congratulations Koen!

Clontuskert would like to congratulate Koen Timmers from Belgium who has been shortlisted for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize today.
Listen to Bill Gates announce the shortlist:

Koen devised two of the recent projects Clontuskert students have participated in; www.climate-action.info and … Continue reading

Visit from Fursey Whyte

Visit from Fursey Whyte

Today Fursey Whyte, a parent in Clontuskert, came to talk to us about his job and what he does. He told us that in 1945 Whyte’s concrete was founded by Fursey White (Senior) his dad. Now Fursey Whyte has taken … Continue reading

Assembly 9-2-2018

Assembly 9-2-2018

Today at Assembly 5th and 6th class told us all about their adventures last Saturday at the FLL Finals in Galway.
Two students from 2nd Class updated us on their work for FIRST LEGO League Junior.
We discussed Safer Internet … Continue reading

Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of OPS

Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of OPS

Today we took part in Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of the Ocean Preservation Society in Maine, USA.

We learnt so much about sea turtles, sharks and why it is so important to preserve marine life for the future. … Continue reading

Congratulations Write a Book Winners and Highly Commended

Congratulations Write a Book Winners and Highly Commended

Congratulations to Clontuskert’s Write a Book Winners and Highly Commended students. The Winners in each class group will be invited to the Galmont Hotel (Radisson Blu) in Galway for the presentation on Tuesday March 20th 2018 to celebrate their win … Continue reading

FIRST LEGO League 2018

FIRST LEGO League 2018

Congratulations to 5th and 6th class who represented Clontuskert so well at FLL today and to Mrs Murray who was awarded Mentor of the Year. Thanks also to Mr. Foran and all of the parents who drove and supported the … Continue reading

Assembly 2-02-2018

Assembly 2-02-2018

Today was a busy Assembly with Mr. Foran. We spoke about Catholic Schools Week, Grandparents’ Day and the visit from Jason Flynn and Davy Glennon with the Liam McCarthy Cup.
6th class told everyone about their recent visits to Garbally and … Continue reading

Visit from Galway Players

Visit from Galway Players

Today was an extra special day when Jason Flynn and Davy Glennon visited Clontuskert accompanied by not one but four cups won by Galway teams in 2017. They brought the Liam McCarthy Cup, (All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship) Bob O’ … Continue reading

Grandparents’ Day

Grandparents’ Day

Today we had the pleasure of welcoming our grandparents and parents to Clontuskert for one of the most special days of the year; Grandparents’ Day.
The day began with a mass celebrated by Fr. Kilkenny in the school hall. We had … Continue reading

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