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Spring Clean Up 2022

Mr. Proud and Mr. Reade’s classes litter pickings for the An Taisce Spring Clean 2022

Cycle Right!

Children from 4th class taking part in the Cycle Right programme.  We learned skills and safety tips, enabling us to cycle safety in our town. And we had great fun! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]

St Mary’s go for 4th Green School’s Flag for Travel

Green School’s Notice May 2022: Travel As you are aware, St. Mary’s NS has been successfully engaged in An Taisce’s Green-Schools programme for many years. We are extremely proud of all our achievements to date!  We are currently working towards our 4th flag for Travel. Both our Fourth Classes are currently undertaking a ‘Cycle Right’ course.  They are learning and using the safety skills
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Green School Notice – Applying for our Water Flag!

This year we are applying for the Water Flag.   The children are encouraged to bring reusable water bottles to school.   In class we are learning all about the environment, our local River, the Water Cycle, and the impact of pollution on our Rivers and Seas.   Some children have designed posters to encourage us to stop wasting water. Tips include:   Turn off the tap when
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St. Mary’s Awarded 2nd Green Flag, May 27th 2013

Our Green School Day, May 27th  (Written by Keri Whelan) On Monday the 27th of May, Kaia, Keri, Colin and Diarmuid went into town with their teacher Ms Hogan to collect the second Green School flag for St Mary’s. This years flag was for saving energy and next years flag is for saving water! As we entered Hotel Kilkenny we went straight onto the
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Things I know about WEEE Ireland

The Green Schools Committee, Nov 2012

The Green Schools Committee is up and running again.  We’re full steam ahead with our eyes on our second Green Flag. All the children in the school are working really hard on the Energy theme. We’ve noticed lots of children turning off their classroom lights when they leave their rooms. Children are also reminding their teachers to close windows and doors and switch off
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The Raising Of Our First Green Flag, Nov 11th, 2011

On Friday November 11th, all of our hard work paid off when we raised our first Green Flag here on the grounds of St. Mary’s National School.  The weather was not very kind to us, so the whole school community gathered in the hall for the special occasion. A special mention was made to Ms Hogan and the Green School Committee.  They were praised
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St Mary’s get the Green Flag!

WE ARE NOW OFFICIALLY A GREEN SCHOOL!!!! On Tuesday, 3rd May, the pupils and staff at St Mary’s N. S. were delighted to hear that they had been awarded with their first Green Flag! Well done to everyone in the school for their huge efforts in helping to receive this award.