by Barra, Gavan and Jacob (6th Class)
We met the Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental. It was a Monday morning and everyone was excited as none of us had ever met a survivor of one of the most tragic and horrific events of all time and there are not many left to tell the tale. The day before, we had watched Tomi’s movie, “Until the Tenth Generation”, learning about his stolen childhood in Burgen Belsen. He came in and told us his courageous tale. He was born in a small Slovak village. His father was a farmer and his grandfather was a shop-owner. They, like himself, were both Jewish. It was not until he was six years old when he realised he was different from others ……….. Read the full report here
Boys from 3rd and 4th classes performed last night at Córfhéile na Scoileanna in the National Basketball Arena to a packed audience. The boys were conducted and directed by Ms. O’Riordan and Ms. Maher assisted by Ms. Rooney and Mr. O’Malley. It was a very enjoyable night for all concerned.
The boys in Ms. Durkan’s class were the stars of the day when they performed their rap for the RTE News. This was part of the Portion Wise Week being run by PortionWise.net and in conjunction with the schools in the area. Pupils from the Presentation Primary and St. Pius X, Horizons Montessori and Terenure College also attended.