Next Tuesday, March 15th has ben designated ‘Proclamation Day’ for primary schools to celebrate the momentous event of the Easter Rising.
Parents and guardians are cordially invited to join in the day of celebration to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 rising starting with a flag raising ceremony at 11am. This will be followed by various activities presented by the staff and students of Our Lady’s including the singing of Amhrán na bhFiann, music, Irish dancing and a reading of Our Lady’s own proclamation.
We look forward to seeing you there.
The school is having a Digital School of Distinction award presentation ceremony on Monday 14th March at 11am. The Chair of the Awards Committee and Director of the Dublin West Education Centre will present the award. Parents are welcome to attend but spaces will be limited.
The Construction Site is our current theme for Aistear and it is proving very popular with the class!
The boys and girls made a huge effort in dressing up as their favourite characters from their favourite book last week for World Book Day, raising money for the school in the process
Here are some photos of the class sorting pictures of farmyard animals and their young
The class made flamingo-themed cards for Valentine’s Day
As part of our Aistear theme of the Garden Centre, all of the boys and girls planted some cress using just cotton wool to see if cress could grow without soil. We also planted a pea seed each and some of the peas are thriving
All of the children in junior infants went to see Santa in St Tiernan’s Secondary School before the Christmas holidays. The classes enjoyed the trip by coach and got to see Santa come down from the roof.
It feels like a while ago now but back in December the boys and girls were so busy getting ready for Christmas and of course their first Christmas play together. The class learned their lines and sang the songs beautifully. Here are some photos from the dress rehearsal before the play itself.
Back in October the class made a huge effort with their Halloween costumes.
First confessions take place tomorrow evening, 9th March at 7.30pm at the Church of The Immaculate Virgin Mary of the Miraculous Medal, Bird Avenue. All children in 2nd class who are taking part should be there at 7.15pm.
To help prepare for this event you can practice the following:
1) Songs: http://www.stmichaelsps.com/first-confession-songs/ (My Shepherd is the Lord and I’m Sorry God)
2) Practice the following: ‘Bless me Father for I have sinned this is my First Confession. I did not show love when I ……… For these and all my sins I am sorry’
3) Go through prayers – Act of Sorrow, The Confiteor, Prayer Before Confession, Prayer After Confession