Special Guests in Holy Spirit!

There was great excitement in Holy Spirit S.P.S. recently when James Doran and Niall Cooper brought both the Sam Maguire cup and the Brendan Martin cup to our school! We were lucky enough to have both cups as Dublin are the current men’s and women’s All-Ireland Football Champions! We also had guest speakers from Robert Emmets who spoke to us about their fantastic club. Hopefully we will see lots of…

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Self-Portraits in Ms. Cooney’s class

The children drew from observation this week. They created self-portraits of themselves and looked in the mirror while they yawned as their inspiration! They were also inspired by the poem, “Accidentally”. Once – I didn’t mean to, but that was that – I yawned in the sunshine and swallowed a gnat. I’d rather eat mushrooms and bullfrog’s legs, I’d rather have pepper all over my eggs than open my mouth…

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Maths Week Competition Winners

Congratulations to Ms. Cooney’s class who were selected as winners in the 3rd and 4th class category of the recent P.D.S.T. Primary S.T.E.M. Maths Week Competition! The children in Ms. Cooney’s class worked out the answer to a problem-solving question and posted their answer and the strategies they used on Padlet. Click the link below to see how you would answer this question! https://nzmaths.co.nz/resource/pigs-and-ducks

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