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This morning we all participated in weeding the vegetable patch to get it ready for planting after Easter. There was a lot of scutch grass build up but the recent rain had softened the soil making it easier to weed. … Continue reading

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Green Flag Celebration

Today Clontuskert N.S achieved Green Flag status for the 4th time. They worked on the Travel Theme promoting sustainable modes of travel. Congratulations to everyone involved.

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Green Schools Bike Workshop

Travel is the fourth theme of the Green Schools programme and here in Clontuskert we have been working hard to promote cycling as a sustainable mode of transport.
Today our Green Schools facilitator visited our school to do a bike … Continue reading

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Green Schools

Congratulations everyone.
Today St Augustine’s N.S attended the Green Schools Awards Ceremony in the Radisson Hotel, Galway. We were presented with a Green Flag and a Certificate. The theme we worked on was Travel. This is our forth renewal Award … Continue reading

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Gardening with Kay Synott

Today Kay Synott came to St. Augustine’s to help maintain our willow hut. The Senior room were very eager to help.

In the afternoon Kay visited the Junior room. She talked about the willow tree and demonstrated weaving with willow branches.

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Visit from Kay Synott

Today Kay Synott came to visit us to help us with our willow garden. However the weather made a turn for the worse so the workshop has been rescheduled for January 7th, weather permitting. Kay spoke to us about some … Continue reading

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Green Schools Travel Rap

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Travel Workshop with Garda John Scully

Today as part of our fourth Green Flag for Travel we had a Travel Workshop with Garda John Scully.
He told us that it is the law that you have to wear your seatbelt in any moving vehicle. Your … Continue reading

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Green School Cycle Safety

One of the Green Schools Committee brought her bike to school today. At assembly she taught us all about Bike Safety. Well done!

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Comenius Visitors to Clontuskert

This week sees eighteen students and twelve teachers from our Comenius partner schools in France, Spain and England visit Clontuskert. They arrive on Monday and will leave Ballinasloe on Thursday. We will host them in Clontuskert school on Tuesday and … Continue reading

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