Tag Archives: Mrs. Murray’s Room

10 @ 10

Today Mr. Foran organised 10 @ 10 activities for all classes. We had great fun!

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Write a Book 2018

Congratulations to our three Write a Book Winners this year. Our fantastic trio travelled to the Galmont Hotel in Galway to receive their prizes. They had all worked so hard on their individual books and were worthy winners, representing Clontuskert … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics 2018

The Senior Room students have been busy working on a project about the Winter Olympics. We are looking forward to asking Darren Frehill from RTE Sport lots of questions about his adventures in PyeongChang, in South Korea, when he … Continue reading

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Exploring STEAM

Today we have been working on STEAM projects such as Makey Makey, Ardruino, 3Doodle, WeDo 2.0 and robot kits.
Each group was given a different project to explore and we have created resources in our OneNote to share when we swap … Continue reading

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Building a Chinese dhow

Check out the fantastic Chinese dhow built by one of our Senior students. It gave lots of ideas to our FIRST LEGO League Junior teams today.

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Visit from Fursey Whyte

Today Fursey Whyte, a parent in Clontuskert, came to talk to us about his job and what he does. He told us that in 1945 Whyte’s concrete was founded by Fursey White (Senior) his dad. Now Fursey Whyte has taken … Continue reading

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Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of OPS

Today we took part in Skype in the Classroom with Jennifer Nolan of the Ocean Preservation Society in Maine, USA.

We learnt so much about sea turtles, sharks and why it is so important to preserve marine life for the future. … Continue reading

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Galway Spikeball Finals 2018

Thanks to Mr. Foran for the report.
On Friday, 26th January a team from the school took part in the Galway finals for Spikeball. We had a mixed team and there were eleven other teams in our competition broken into three … Continue reading

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Van Gogh artwork impressions

Check out our impressions of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers.

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Christmas Art

In the run up to Christmas we have been very busy decorating the school with beautiful artwork. This art we are sharing with everyone as it is on our windows. Nollaig Shona dhaoibh go léir!

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