Effects of Climate Change

climate change

 

 

Dylan Kelly from R7 has brilliantly brought to our attention the effects of  climate change on our planet through his artwork. Dylan has depicted how  our planet will look (on the left hand side) if we do not change the way we are living. He conveys a sense of urgency is needed by all in saving our beautiful planet from further destruction by simply saying’Sorry 2030′. A very powerful and thoughtful message to  us all………

Flying Start Website

On Friday 18th October the Flying Start website was launched by Professor Emer Smyth (ESRI) at Ardee library.

www.flyingstart.ie

Flying Start is a website for parents which brings together information on the different stages or transitions that happen in the first five years of your child’s life. The website offers practical advice and tips for parents and their   children as they begin preschool and primary school.The website provides information and support for the three transition stages:

1. The transition to parenthood

2. the transition to Early Learning and Care

3. The transition to Primary school

A representative of Louth County Libraries spoke of the recommended list of books available for parents to read as their child progresses through their early education.

Starting School by Roderick Hunt and Annemarie Young

Going to School by Grace Jones

Starting School by Janet and Allan Ahberg

Do I have to go to School? by Pat Thomas

Going to School: Usborne First Experiences by Anne Civardi

Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Tony Goes to School by Valarie Sheehan

All of these books are available at Drogheda Library, Stockwell Lane.

Baking for Christmas

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A big thanks to Deirdre our baking teacher………Here are some of the wonderful examples of baking for Christmas. Our parents had great fun and great ideas for Christmas.

Flower Arranging for Christmas

Parents participated in  Flower Arranging classes for Christmas. They made table centre pieces for Christmas. Take a look at their creations!

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Wishing everyone a peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Knit n Natter

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Knit n Natter is up and running again after the Mid-Term break. The first jumper knitted in the class is being modeled here. Its a fantastic winter woolly!

Hallowe’en Family Quiz

St. Joseph’s got in to the spirit of  Hallowe’en on Thursday 24th October.

It was a fun night for the families and friends of St. Joseph’s with a quiz, spot prizes and raffle.

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20191024_204713 Our amazing Quiz Master ‘Woody’!

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Oscar Ceremony

And the Oscar goes to………

The whole school got involved in making an iMovie. The theme had to be based on History, Geography or Science. I was great fun. Watch out Hollywood…!20190625_13350720190625_13371520190625_13383120190625_133946

Robin Hood: Hood Winked!

Our end of year Concert

The cast of Robin Hood: Hood winked performed brilliantly twice today for parents and the rest of the school. Everyone enjoyed it so much.

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