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Microsoft’s Visit to Clontuskert

Today Richard Ryan from Microsoft Ireland and Eamonn Rohan from McCann Blue came to visit us in Clontuskert. We brought them on a tour of the school and they visited both the Junior and Senior Rooms to see what we … Continue reading

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Week 3 Climate Action Project

Clontuskert’s Week 3 Film was delayed due to the onslaught of Hurricane Ophelia. St. Augustine’s was closed for Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th November. Thankfully all of our families stayed safe and there was no damage to houses or the … Continue reading

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Climate Action Project

This October Clontuskert will represent Ireland in an international Climate Action Project.
Fact: Our climate is changing! This is not a hoax! For this inspiring global project 250 schools over 64 countries will collaborate on climate change topics over the … Continue reading

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Human Differences Project Week 3: Literal Walls

On Friday 19th May Clontuskert participated in a Skype Call between ourselves in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland & Belgium. Questions for the call were created by students in Canada.
Thank you to Barry Corrigan of Millennium Integrated Primary … Continue reading

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Mystery Skype

Today we had a Mystery Skype in school. This is where our teachers organise a Skype Call with another teacher’s class through the Microsoft Educator Community. Each class asks questions and researches on the go to work out where the … Continue reading

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Meeting Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Today 6th Class, Ms. Stokes and Mrs. Murray travelled to St. Patrick’s College DCU to take part in a Microsoft Minecraft Hackathon event.
Ms. Stokes had worked with the Senior Room exploring what ‘Future Learning Spaces’ should look like and on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Showcase School Launch

St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert has been selected as a 2015-2016 Microsoft Showcase School.

St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert is the first primary school in the Republic of Ireland to be selected as a Microsoft Showcase School for its excellence in transforming … Continue reading

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Clontuskert is a Microsoft Showcase School

St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert has been selected by Microsoft as a 2015-2016 Microsoft Showcase School for its excellence in transforming its learning environment to deliver more personalized education to students, using mobile and cloud technology to better prepare students for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Celebration Day

Today we were delighted to welcome Dr. Kevin Marhsall of Microsoft and TD Mary Mitchell O’ Connor to St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert. Joe Lyons from the school’s Board of Management welcomed the guests to the school. Dr. Kevin Marshall is … Continue reading

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Surprise! It’s a Surface 3!

Imagine our excitement today to receive delivery of a new Surface 3!
What an amazing surprise! Check out some of the photographs that capture the excitement in the classroom! It was like Christmas morning in the Senior Room!

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