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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Science Show

On Tuesday the 17th of December a scientist called Declan came to do fun experiments with us. He taught us how an aeroplane flies, showed us how to make a musical instrument out of a straw and also how to make rockets. He also demonstrated the weight of the air using a ping-pong ball and a jar of water! It was amazing! Everyone had a great day and thanks to the teachers for organising it.

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Story boxes

For the past few days classes 3rd 4th 5th and 6th have been making story boxes for their novel “Holes”(5th and 6th) and “Tom Crean Ice man”(3rd and 4th). There were four groups and each group worked very hard and they all came out very well. Have a look!!
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Trip to Cinema

On the 9th of December we went to the cinema to see Penguins of Madagascar for a Christmas treat. We would like to thank all the teachers for bringing us on the trip and for the popcorn and drinks. We had great day.

Annual Cake Sale – A word of thanks

The staff and Board of Management of Glencorrib National School would like to thank everyone who attended and supported the Annual Cake Sale on Sat 29th November.
A special word of thanks to all those who baked beautiful cakes and buns, brought in items and hampers for the raffle, provided refreshments, sold raffle tickets or helped out in any way.
The total amount raised was a fantastic €1, 237.
Your generous support and contribution is most appreciated.
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Science week

On the 13th of November 5th and 6th class went to a science competition in Claremorris. It was part of science week. We had to build a structure using 200 toothpicks and 50 jellytots. The structure had to hold a 1 kg bag of sugar. We had practised hard and both structures held the sugar. We didn’t win a prize but we learned a lot and had a lot of fun. We hope to take part in the competition next year.

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Our Battery Collection

We are collecting batteries for Weee Ireland, this is part of our Green schools programme. We are currently top of the leader board in Ireland and, we hope to keep this momentum going. If you have any batteries please donate them to our school.