By Conor White, Bartos Kolacki and Seth Shayanewako.
On 13th May the Army band from Athlone came to play for our school and surrounding schools. They were accompanied by the CBS band Nenagh and were very entertaining.They told us about all the different instruments in the band and Marek from Ms Barry’s class got a turn conducting the band. They played lots of different music including the theme from The Incredibles.
Fundraising for Nepal
Mr Buckley entered eight teams into the soccer blitz. Corville entered three teams and the Gaelscoil entered two teams. Corville defeated the Gaelscoil in the final 1-0. Our maroon team defeated our green team in the shield final 2-1. The scorers for the maroon team were Jamie Donnellan and Eoin Richardson. Filip Guziak scored for the green team.
4th Green Flag
The u13 Hurling team had a challenge match against Newtown school. They also played a league match against Scoil Ailbhe from Thurles that they narrowly lost. In Littleton they played Two-Mile-Borris in terrible conditions and lost by two points. They played Templemore in Nenagh Éire Óg field and lost by a few points. Their last match was against Carraig, here in the CBS. It was a draw.
We did projects in our scrapbooks. Some boys did My Hero,others did their favourite animal, country and food. Mark Griffin’s dad came to visit us. He is a station officer in the Nenagh fire station. He brought in his fire equipment and his uniform.We really enjoyed his visit and learned a lot. Ben Walsh qualified for the All Ireland Relay finals in athletics.We have been designing anti-bullying posters. We also had a visit from Sr Essie and learned and St Gobnait.
We went on our school tour to Moneygall to the playground and the Obama plaza for lunch in Supermacs. We had great fun. Sr Essie came to visit us and we learned about blessed Edmund Rice the founder of the CBS schools.We are very safety concious at the moment. We had a fire safety talk and water safety talk and we made road safety posters. We had a party for Ben’s 8th birthday and to say goodbye to Miss Moroney on Friday 5th June. We are sad to say goodbye to Miss Moroney but we are very happy to have Mrs Ryan back.
In art we started to do our travel art and anti bullying poster and art volcano. In our geography we are learning about about the Japanese places and the culture. In Science we are investigating the entire solar system. In sports we are part taking in athletics out in Ballygraigue. In maths we are writing word problems and doing long multiplication. We have been busy reading narrative texts in English.
We learned about the continent called Africa and all the countries in Africa. We made African ciloets and African mask in our geography. We also learned about 3-d shapes in maths. We went to the park and Ms McGrath got a turn on the zip wire!