Some photos from our trip to the EPIC Museum of Irish Emigration and the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship.
A chairde! Parents, Guardians and friends!
This week we will be celebrating Irish language and culture as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge. We will be busy learning Irish songs and dances, playing games through Irish, reading and writing stories, listening to Irish music and promoting the Irish language throughout the school.
We would like to invite you to join in the fun next Friday 16th March.
We would be delighted if anyone would like to contribute baked goods for our Irish Breakfast morning. Some ideas of Irish foods include:
Dear parents, this week we are learning about Internet Safety andCyberbullying online. It's a huge challenge for us - to make surethat children are safe online while also not blocking them from thewider world.
This week could be a great opportunity for you to have adiscussion with your child about screen time, online safety andcyberbullying.
I will be dealing with the topics in class on Thursday, but there arelots of resources to help you open this topic at home here:https://www.webwise.ie/parents/
If you have any questions, get in touch!
Our Science Fair is on Friday 9th 2018.
This is a parent & child home based project.
Our emergency closure due to the weather is a great opportunity to make good progress with your project.
For tips on presentation and timeline please go to:
For some Science Fair Project ideas go to:
The class had a busy week this week learning about Circles, Book Reviews, Éadaí, Bullying, The Eye etc. Here's the plan for the current 5 week block. If you have anything you want to contribute to these topics, let me know!
Today Alder Class planted an Alder Tree in the beautiful Spring sunshine! It's as part of the Trees On The Land initiative, where every class has a chance to plant a Native tree.
A note from the principal:
We are strongly encouraging good attendance and punctuality this term!
For more information on attendance:
For more information on punctuality:
We are thrilled to announce details of our Annual Talent Show!
We are looking for creative individuals and groups to participate.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP ONLINE!
Each pupil is only allowed to participate in one act. The act should be limited to two minutes or less.
The closing date for applications is this Friday 2nd February.
If music is required can you please;
• Let us know on the form online
• Send in music on mp3
• Send in music on a cd
• email the music or link to music to email@example.com,
• Fill in the form online and put in link to music
Parents/guardians must provide us with music by Friday 2nd of February to ensure rehearsals can be scheduled and organised in an efficient manner.
ALL CHILDREN WHO WISH TO PARTICIPATE MUST SIGN UP BY FRIDAY 2nd FEBRUARY!
Rehearsals will take place Monday 5th of February.
The actual talent show will take place Friday 9th February from 10.30am – 11.30 am.
We look forward to all the wonderful acts,
Powerstown Educate Together National School Student Council
Ideas for a Variety of Acts
– Poetry Reading
– Playing an instrument
– Magic Tricks
– Short Play
– Football Skills
As a school, our New Year's Resolution is to try to keep parents better informed about what we are teaching at school. Please see attached topic web which show what I will be teaching in the weeks leading up to midterm. Feel free to talk to your child about these topics and see how they're getting on.
Last Friday the children performed their drama in front of the school. It was a great success... here are some photos!