Tag Archives: Mrs. Murray’s Room

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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Presenting our work in OneNote

Today Microsoft visited us in Clontuskert to film us presenting about our work in OneNote. We shared our work in Classroom Notebook, Staff Notebook and how we use Learning Tools. We were filmed in groups working on a collaborative feasts … Continue reading

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Rugby Blitz in Ballinasloe Rugby Club

Thanks to Tiernan Regan, our school Rugby coach, who organised a Rugby Blitz for us in Ballinasoe Rugby Club today. We had a wonderful day! Ballinasloe Eugby Club extended is a great welcome in the clubhouse with hot chocolate and … Continue reading

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Skype Christmas Card Exchange

Today we took part in the Skype Christmas Card Exchange with Northwood Elementary School in Northwood in Hilton, New York. Their teacher Ms. Sica and Mrs. Murray organised the call as part of the Skype Christmas Card Exchange through the … Continue reading

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Skypeathon- travelling virtually to Portugal

This morning we connected with Portugal as part of Skypeathon 2017. Manuela Valentim and her students shared their work on the Global Sustainability Goals and we all worked on a Kahoot they had made for #ClimateActionP The students in Clontuskert … Continue reading

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Rugby training with Tiernan Regan

Today we began Rugby Training with Tiernan Regan. Tiernan plays with Loughrea Rugby and is working with Ballinasloe Rugby and Connacht. The Seniors will train for November and the Juniors for December.

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