Mr Reade’s Class Celebrate Roald Dahl Day, Sept 13th 2018

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Final Lunchtime Leagues

The Final of the Lunchtime Leagues

(written by Richard Forristal and Roman Connolly) The hurling league final commenced at 9:45am with a thrilling start from Ciarán Coone’s team getting lots of great chances, some ending up as goals. Óisín’s team get the first goal with the ball hit down to the forwards but the goalkeeper, Colin O’ Neill, controlling the ball on his hurl and Roman Connolly coming in and whalloping
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Our 3rd Class Trip to Oceanic’s Surf Club, Tramore 2018

Ms Tyrrell’s and Ms Murphy’s 3rd classes had a great school trip surfing in Trámore. The staff at Oceanics Surf Club could not have been more helpful. Our instructors showed us how to surf on dry land before we hit the sea. Some of us even managed to ‘catch some waves!’ Not only did we learn the basics of surfing but we had bundles of
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Cake Sale Success, 2018

(Written by Saidbh O’ Carroll and Áine Bambrick) Last Thursday, 3rd class were invited to the hall to the 6th class Cake Sale. The pupils were selling lots of sweet treats, smoothies, old toys, games and books. A lot of our class had their faces painted too! After a while, we went outside to find go-karting, archery, an obstacle course, hook a duck, ball
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June Newsletter page 2, 2018


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Booklists 2018 – 2019

2nd Class – Ms. Moore 2nd Class Mr. Reade 3rd Class Ms. Stapleton 4th Class -Ms Tyrrell 4th Class -Ms. Hogan 5th Class Ms. Egan 5th Class Ms. Shauna Stapleton First Class – Ms. Power First Class – Ms. O’Shea Junior Infants 1 – Ms. Behan Junior Infants 2 -Ms. A. Stapleton Rm5 Senior Inf Ms. Lanigan Senior Inf – Ms. Kelly Third Class
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Data Protection Privacy Statement for Parents, Guardians and Pupils

Individuals have a number of rights in relation to their personal information – i.e. personal data – and these rights have been enhanced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This Data Protection Statement describes how we at St. Mary’s NS, Thomastown collect and process personal data, in accordance with the GDPR and the school’s legal obligations generally in relation to the provision of
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Introductory Statement  The school’s Data Protection Policy applies to the personal data held by the school’s Board of Management (BoM), which is protected by the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018 and the EU General Data Personal Regulation (GDPR). The policy applies to all school staff, the Board of Management, parents/guardians, students and others (including prospective or potential students and their parents/guardians and applicants
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Dylan Vaughan’s Communion Photos, May 2018

Well done to all the boys and girls in Mr Reade’s and Ms Moore’s 2nd Class who made their First Holy Communion last weekend. We were all very proud of how well you prepared for this special day. Well Done! Check out Dylan Vaughan’s  “St Marys Communion 2018″ images using the following link:

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Mr Reade’s Class Decorate the May Bush

The Tradition of Decorating the May Tree Wishing Trees (aka May Bushes, Fairy Trees, or Rag Trees) are hawthorn trees where people tie ribbons to ask blessings from the local saints/wee folk. The hawthorn flowers in May, time of the Bealtaine festival of rebirth (now generally known as May Day). Local people still tie ribbons or strips of colorful cloth to the wishing tree as
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Pupil Versus Staff Football Match

Active School Week at St Mary’s N.S. 2018

St Mary’s participated in Active School Week from April 23rd – April 27th, with an extra day added (tomorrow April 30th) as a result of poor weather conditions last Monday. The focus of our ASW programme was on FUN and PARTICIPATION. It’s an ideal opportunity to introduce young people and their families to new ways of being active, both during the school day and in
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Fashion Through the Ages, April 2018

Ms O’ Connor’s 4th class put on a fantastic fashion show exhibiting fashion down through the ages. The children wore clothing from the Roman era, the medieval period,  the 1920’s, the 1950’s, the hippy 60’s and the colourful 80’s. Check out the photos below. Can you guess who is dressed from what era??? [Show as slideshow]

Newsletter Page 2, Feb 2018