All pupils came to school dressed in their Halloween costumes. They enjoyed a party later in the day where they played various Halloween games. Our rector, Ven. N. O’Raw picked his favourite costumes from each classroom and awarded them with a little treat.
The children from 2nd and 3rd class travelled to Glencree in Wicklow for a creative writing session. They worked collaboratively to create, illustrate and publish a wonderful story.
We harvested some potatoes, leeks, onions, cucumbers and courgettes. The children also worked hard to tidy up the raised beds after the summer growth and we then made a tasty potato and leek soup.
On 12th September 2018 Senior Room travelled to the National Park in Glendalough to participate in “Tree Day”. They raced through the treasure hunt, other tree activities and enjoyed being out in the fresh air
Athy Model school hosted the children’s festival this year on the 8th of June. The children enjoyed the church service followed by refreshments in the hall. We won lots of medals and enjoyed the beautiful weather. We host this event next year.
Well done to our chess team on coming 2nd in the community games area finals. This event took place in Aughrim and each child played 3 matches. Well done !!
The majority of the children arrived in costume today to celebrate World Book Day. They received their book vouchers, stickers and jellies.
Winners from the Senior Room: Wo(men) in Black and The Mechanic.
Winners from the Junior Room: Demon Dentist and Fantastic Mr. Fox.
On Pancake Tuesday all classes enjoyed some delicious, fresh pancakes.
The Senior Room worked on levers. They researched, planned and produced some wonderful grabbers.
They also designed and made lighthouses with working lights!