Advent Mass Thursday 26th November 2020

St. Joseph’s CBS are preparing for Christmas .

Sunday 29th November is the first Sunday of Advent. Our Advent wreath will be blessed at the Mass on Thursday 26th November at Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 10am.

The Mass will be celebrated by our school chaplain Fr. Barry Matthews.

Due to Covid 19 restrictions a few boys from sixth Class accompanied by two teachers will be present at the Mass. The rest of our school community will view the Mass via Webcam.

You are all invited to join in our Mass via Webcam by clicking the link:

https://www.saintpetersdrogheda.ie

Click on the photograph of Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

 

Art in G3🎨🌟

G3 enjoyed a wide variety of different Art activities- LED representations of Hook Head Lighthouse(a major hit in our class!) Spooky Chromatography inspired creations, G3’s pastel Solar Systems to name but a few! Needless to say, we had a ball creating them and learned so much too! 😊🌟

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Science Week in G3- Videos of our amazing Drawbots in action!

Science Week in G3

G3 100% embraced Science Week with great enthusiasm.

They actively participated in class discussions, STEM workshops and showcasing their amazing, innovative STEM/STEAM creations!

Monday= creating a spaghetti and marshmallow freestanding tower!

Tuesday= creating a spinning toy, inspired by the scientist Isaac Newton!

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday= designing and creating Drawbots! Yes, you heard it right–robots that draw!!

The class were presented with Science Week 2020 certificates Friday afternoon to mark their super effortsπŸ‘

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Narrative writing in G3

G3 really enjoyed the First Steps narrative writing task. Great effort was evident from the word go-Β  from their brainstorming workshops, to writing their amazing stories, to designing their cover page! The class loved reading their narratives aloud to their groups. Their fantastic efforts were met with a huge round of applauseπŸ‘πŸ˜Š.

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GAA Day

To celebrate all things GAA, pupils were allowed the opportunity to dress up in either their school colours/County colours!  We also enjoyed a whole school GAA Quiz, both proved very popular in G3😊

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Gaeilge in G3

The boys have put in great effort into practicing, learning and above all else enjoying participating in Gaeilge! They have enjoyed activities like boardgames, interviewing eachothers, teacher/student led activities–all of which help and allow them to make impressive progress in their reading, speaking, listening and written tasks on topics covered. πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘ Well done G3!Β inbound1572352326962782080

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Getting to know G3!

Upon returning to school, the boys wanted to get to know each other as a class. We enjoyed activities such as partner interviews, Back to School boardgame, “what lies behind their mask”, Rainbow Moments, MiPhone. These exercises allowed the boys to showcase their personalities, interests. We all really enjoyed taking part in these fun tasks😊

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