downloadAccelerated Reading has been a great success in St. Joseph’s. Since September over 50 boys in the school have read over 1 million words. Many have read 2, 3 and 4 million. One boy has read 8.8 million words. Terrific work.

If you want to see your son’s progress and the books he has read click here to access Home Connect

The boys and girls from St. Augustines in Blackrock gave a bodhrán workshop to the boys in 3rd class today. We have some session musicians in the making.

 

Today Ryan Tubridy salutes teachers with special mention of Mr. O’Flynn

 

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We had a very successful day at Santry Sports  yesterday. Amongst the medal winners were Eoghan R, Darragh M (Gold in hurdles and 600m) , Sam K. (Silver in 600m), Niall B. (Bronze in the hurdles). Mr Ring, assisted by Melina spend many hours training and coaching the boys before school each morning in preparation for this event. Congratulations to the boys and the teachers involved.

See some photos here on Mr. Ring’s Blog

Liesbeth Langford and Mr.  Anthony Flynn – Written by Candlelight

Liesbeth and Mr. O’Flynn joined Ryan in studio to talk about her recent visit to St. Joseph’s BNS Terenure to speak to the students. The boys made a film based on Liesbeth’s book “Written by Candlelight” which is about her family’s experience of German occupation in the Netherlands during World War II.

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BBC  SAT Live Interview:

You can hear the Hide and Seek story interview on the BBC with Liesbeth Langford at  http://bbc.in/1qAmMQ9 (Broadcast 21/05/2016)

Last chance to visit the art exhibition in the parish hall today.

 

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