We made Ancient Greek Temples in our room lately. We used recycled materials and designed our own Greek Temples with some special touches of our own. Take a look!… Read More “Ancient Greece in Room 10”
We went out to the school garden to collect autumn leaves. There were so many different colours, shapes and sizes!
We used the leaves, gummed paper, crepe paper, matchsticks and colours to make lots of autumn art.… Read More “Our Autumn Art”
An Taisce Green Schools Energy Project sponsored by ESB Electric Ireland were announced at an event in Tailors Hall, Dublin attended by Minister of State for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Fergus O’Dowd. St. Thomas SNS were awarded a runners-up prize of 2000 euro sustainability fund.… Read More “An Taisce Green School Awards”
On Tuesday 14th June, 2011, St. Thomas’ S.N.S. were awarded a special merit award in Tallaght Library for our ‘Loco Cocoa’ entry in the Bí Gnóthach enterprise project. Nina, Ciara, Alexs and Mr. Murphy represented the school at the South Dublin County Enterprise Board run ceremony.… Read More “Bí Gnóthach Awards Ceremony”
We had another great year of chess in our school this year. It is true to say that we took our eye off the ball (queen!!) for a few years but we’re flying again with lots of chess being played in alot of the classes, Christy Dowling teaching nine classes, a weekly chess club and a very competitive chess team which came so close to bringing home the bacon!… Read More “Our Strong Chess year.”
In April both Reading Units did a large project on the Vikings. We learnt a lot about the Vikings and made a lot of our own Viking things like helmets, axes and shields. We also visited the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street and looked at the Viking exibition there, we got to touch and examine some real Viking items, it was really interesting and we learnt a lot.… Read More “The Vikings come to St. Thomas’!”
This year we had a garden party. We made scarecrows for the school garden. Can you recognise them?
On Tuesday 21st both Reading Unit classes went to Tallaght Library. We were invited to read to a dog! This sounded very strange to us until we arrived and met Setanta and Denise. Setanta was a grey deerhound dog and he loves it when children read to him and Denise is his owner. … Read More “Reading to Setanta!”
Our class got our very own plot in the garden! We got to plant Spring Onions!
We had to prepare the plot first by weeding, getting rid of stones and then raking the soil.
We found a huge worm and some of us got to hold him before we put him back into the soil again!… Read More “Planting Spring Onions”
On Friday March 11th Miss Rohan and two members of the Green School Committee, travelled to Croke Park Conference Centre for the Green Flag Award Ceremony. We were awarded our Energy Flag which is our second flag.… Read More “Green Flag Award”
In Catholic Schools week we reflected on what it is to be rooted in Jesus Christ. In his letter to Irish Catholic’s Pope Benedict asks children and young people to root their lives in Christ -‘Seek a personal relationship with him within the communion of his Church, for he will never betray your trust!’.… Read More “Catholic Schools Week”
Mr. Murphy’s and Ms. Hayes’ classes raised a whopping €637.30 through the Bí Gnóthach project for Haiti. We had loads of fun during our project. For our business we made hot chocolate and sold it for one euro to each person in each class.… Read More “5th Class Bí Gnóthach Project”