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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Today the Junior room went on a Teddy Bears’ Picnic. We read stories to our favourite teddies and shared our yummy treats with them. We sat on lovely picnic blankets and cushions. We had a great time!

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Write a Book with Georg

Georg is the mascot of Ms. Maerz’s class in Germany. Yesterday he went to the Write a Book with me. We left Clontuskert at half past five. We arrived at 6.10pm as there was bad traffic in Galway city. We … Continue reading

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Write a Book 2017

Congratulations to Clontuskert’s four Write a Book Winners for 2017. There were some amazing entrants this year and the standard of writing was very high. The Award Ceremony took place in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Galway this evening. 
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”Knights of the Borrowed Dark”

Today 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th class went to Ballinasloe Library where we met author Dave Rudden.
Dave’s first novel ‘Knights of the Borrowed Dark’ was announced as the selection for One Book One Dublin and is currently being adapted for … Continue reading

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Students and Writers of the Week

Congratulations to our Students and Writers of the Week. They are all working very hard here in Clontuskert and we are very proud of them. Well done!

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Summer 2016

Here are some fun games to play during the summer. Our holidays start on Thursday 30th of June at 12.30pm and we return to school on Thursday 1st of September 2016 at 9.00am. Happy holidays!
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Write a Book Winners 2016

Here are the Write a Book Winners. They received medals and certificates on Monday,11th April in the Radisson Hotel, Galway. Well done to you all. Comhghairdeas.

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1916 Proclamation Day Tuesday 15th March 2016

The 1916 Proclamation Day was a very special day of commemoration in Clontuskert.
We began at 12.30pm in the school hall.
There was a presentation of our school project on 1916, Irish music, song and dance followed by the raising of the … Continue reading

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Using the Apostrophe in writing

It can be difficult to remember when to use the apostrophe in writing. Here’s a great video to help you remember.

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The First Mile

We have been working on the Literacy for Life Initiative in Clontuskert over the past few months. So far we have published over 40 books using the Chekhov Story Author App.
Learn about our work for 21CLD (21st Century Learning Design) … Continue reading

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