Lego Mindstorms 4th Class

On Friday, June 18th, 4th Class attended the Lego Mindstorms  Workshop at the ILAC Centre.  Pupils worked in threes on laptops, programming toy robots to move according to their instructions. Rob, our man from Lego, found the class very receptive, and fast to catch on. Lego Mindstorms is one of those kits that is incomprehensible […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 30, 2010

Grangegorman Official Opening

  Though the school building has been in use since September 23rd, we finally managed to officially inaugurate it on June 16th. Our Principal, Aine, insisted that we remember that this is not the opening  of a new school, but rather, that of a new building only. That said, it was still a great occasion […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 16, 2010

Santry Sports, June, 2010

This year’s Inter-Schools Dublin Athletic Championships, Cumann na mBunscoil, were held in the Billy Morton Stadium, Santry on Wednesday June 9th. The school was well represented, with 35 athletes from the school qualifying. Mary McKenna had been training children at the school for months previously, and the work paid off, particularly in the relay events, […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 16, 2010

4th Class Fashion Show

  In March, our class had a student teacher, Mary in for three weeks. In History, we studied 100 Years of Fashion, and Mary had the idea of doing our own fashion show, covering a century. We were split up into twos/threes for each decade. We had to wear clothes that suited the decade. For […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 2, 2010

School Tour: 3rd, 4th, 5th

On our tour, we went to Wicklow jail, also known as The Gates of Hell. At first, I think all of us were a bit scared, as the palce was known for being haunted. In my opinion, it was awesome. There was this guy who was dressed up like a jailer, who led us through […]

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D7ET Archivist, June 2, 2010