Archive for October 2016

p1140256This is our school council for the school year 2016 /17. Each of the members were elected by their class to represent them. Mr. Reale and Ms Mulhall co-ordinate the meetings .

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Preparations are underway for our 150 celebrations.

Watch this space !!!!

 

After a week of maths the 6th classes, Ms. Bleahene and Mr. Brennan, win the Target Board challenge beating every other school in Ireland. Ms Molloy’s 4th class, after a late start came in 5th overall in Ireland. The boys worked really hard and the success of the weeks maths could be summarised in the one overheard comment ‘I never knew that maths could be so much fun’

p1140178Working hard at Target Boards for Maths Week

 

This is maths week http://www.mathsweek.ie/ in Ireland. As part of our numeracy strategy we have many engaging activities for the boys in St. Joseph’s. Each pupil has been provided with passwords to access each of the following using any device with internet access. We would encourage pupils to avail of this opportunity to use ICT to improve their mathematical skills. 

  • ThatQuiz (Links on the school website) for classes from Senior Infants to 6th.
  •   Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/   – 2nd to 6th class
  • Mangahigh https://www.mangahigh.com/en-gb/  – 1st to 6th Class.

The senior football team were unfortunately beaten in the quarter finals. You can see a photographic account of their campaign here or at https://goo.gl/photos/5PvkwuNPw8jMAFdbA

Thanks to Mr Ring and Patrick for their photographs

 

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