Hannah Pardoe (2nd Cloass) and brother David (Senior Infants) are leaving D7Et today. Though sad to go, they are looking forward to their new school in Portadown, Armagh, where Hannah’s grandmother will be her teacher.Read More Hannah Departure
Pirooz Daneshmandi dropped in to let the class know about Persian New Year, which started on March 21st (The Spring Equinox). On that day, Persians must eat particular things, wear special clothes and visit relatives in a particular order. What you do on this day has repercussion for the rest of the year. Persia […]Read More Persian New Year
Peadar’s 2nd Class engaged in maths stations, March 26th 2015. This week’s theme is 3D Shapes. Table 1 are making cocktails stick 3D shapes. tables 2 are completiung nested shapes from paper 2D shapes. table 3 are working on a memory game, and Table 4 (with Learning Support teacher Sarah), are making shapes from straws. […]Read More MATHS STATIONS (2nd Class)
On Wednesday, March 25, we went on a pizza-making trip. First, we got a bus into town. As we arrived earlier than expected, we took a detour into Trinity College and ate our snacks. Next, we walked up Dawson Street to Milano. There, we donned our aprons and chefs hats and got ready to cook. […]Read More From Milano to Stephen’s Green
Mark Sexton gets pupils moving for the launch of D7K registration, 2015. Details are on the school website. Olympic ceremonies have been less coordinated. Johnny Cooper (Dublin football star) interviews last year’s winners in these pics. Register early with your family for either the 7k or the 3k.Read More Getting ready for the D7K
New Library Council members Alice, Mollie and Maisie (Eve was elsewhere) popped into the classes to remind everyone about the importance of keeping the school library tidy. There have been instances of Senior Fiction being mixed up with Junior fiction, juice bottles left under shelves and cushions thrown about. There are signs and stickers to […]Read More Library Delinquents Beware! The Library Council is Here!
Life in Reverse (2nd Class D7ET Palindrome poem) Madam, I’m Adam. Dad has a kayak that he bought at noon. Hannah is a pop star, but it is a deed for her to make guitar solos A nun in Navan sees Bob and his pup with his mum. I peep without a radar or even […]Read More Palindrome Poem (2nd Class Peadar)
Friday, March 20th was the occasion of a 95% lunar eclipse (the one where the moon gets in the way of the sun). D7ET pupils were well-prepared with viewers and periscopes. We were also well warned to not stare directly at the sun, to protect our retinas. We needn’t have worried. Friday was also the […]Read More Eclipsed!
The first week in March alwasy means the Parkside Sports, where all local schools gather for a Cross-Country race in John Paul Park. The weather is always nippy, but bright. And so it was this year. Even Conroy came 5th in her race. Felix Moloney Daly and Sky Sinnott got third. Aoibh Collins and Laura […]Read More Parkside Sports 2015