Halloween Green Screen

The two 5th Classes took part in a ‘Halloween Special’ green screen workshop with Movie Magic today. They created some very spooky videos and we can’t wait to see the finished products!

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Autumn Leaves are Falling Down

We made some ‘roses’ using colourful autumn leaves. We are going to gather some more leaves and we’ll share more photos when we have made lots of beautiful bouquets of roses!

Anna, Seomra 16

 

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Author Cathy Cassidy at Trim Library

On the 8th of October the pupils in 6th Class visited Trim Library to meet Cathy Cassidy at the launch of her latest book,  Sami’s Silver Lining. A photographer was at hand to take a photo of the class with the author. Cathy told us all about Sami and the other characters. She explained how the war in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis inspired her to write the story. We listened to Cathy as she read aloud a chapter from the book. Before we left the library, Cathy gave us some bookmarks, pencils and stickers with her signature.  We had a great trip!

By Hannah A., Áilish B. and Ella C.

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Páirc na Trócaire – Blessing and Official Opening

St Mary’s is a Mercy School and every year we mark ‘Mercy Day’ (24th September) in a special way. This year we celebrated in style! A large crowd assembled last Monday, ‘Mercy Day’, for the Blessing and Official Opening of Páirc na Trócaire (Mercy Park) at the rear of the school. Fr Seán Henry, our school chaplain, led us in prayer and blessed the pitch. Sr Immaculata, a Mercy Sister and a former teacher at St Mary’s, cut the ribbon. The whole school went out to the new pitch at lunchtime for some Zumba dancing! A massive fundraising effort has been ongoing for the past few years to enable the development of our fantastic new all-weather pitch.  Mr Ó Coigligh, our principal, thanked everyone who devoted time, effort and money to the project. We are all delighted that the dream has, at last, become a reality!

 

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World Peace Day 2018

Last Friday, Ms Kelly’s Third Class presented an assembly in celebration of ‘World Peace Day’ and ‘Friendship Week at St Mary’s’. The pupils reminded everyone about the importance of peace in our homes, our classrooms, our schools, our workplaces and all around the world. They used drawings and illustrations to reinforce the message. The word ‘Peace’ was translated into many different languages and printed on banners for all to see. The girls led us in song at the end of the assembly.

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Scientists in Room 18

Some of the girls in Room 18 researched  topics in Science and presented these to the class. We learned lots of interesting  information on Space, the Solar System, Volcanic eruptions and the effects of chemical reaction when vinegar and bicarbonate of soda are mixed together. We also learned how to make a bouncy ball with an egg and some vinegar.

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Historians in Room 18

The girls in Room 18 were busy recently doing projects on the Egyptians and on Round Towers.  They found out lots of interesting information and some of the girls presented their projects in Power point format.   They also made some very impressive models.

 

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Community Games Competition-Art and Handwriting

Four girls from Room 18 won medals recently in the Trim Community Games Art and Handwriting Competitions.  Some of the girls went on to represent Trim in the Meath finals and Shauna came second overall in the Meath Handwriting Competition.

Well done, girls!

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6th Class Trip To Carlingford Adventure Centre

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Sports Day 2018

Room 16 had a fantastic day on Friday! Well done to everyone for taking part in all the fun!

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