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04 Jul2019July 4, 2019
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3rd Class June Updates

3rd Class June Updates

We had a very busy final month in 3rd Class. The month started off with a cracking start when we went on our school tour. We went to Navan Adventure Centre and experienced 10 different outdoor activities. It was epic fun! Our favourite activity was definitely the obstacle course as we had to crawl through...

24 Jun2019June 27, 2019
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Speech and Drama Classes 2019 with Michelle Boyle

Speech and Drama Classes 2019 with Michelle Boyle

Well done to all the children who performed so well for Speech and Drama exams with Michelle Boyle. The practice and enthusiasm has paid off and all should be very pleased with their performances and results. Click here for photographs 

30 May2019May 30, 2019
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Eco Tribes Triumph!

Eco Tribes Triumph!

We had high hopes for the GROW Awards and the Eco Tribe competition this year but we never expected what happened today! We were the highest marked school in ALL of Co Louth in the GROW Awards 2019, retaining our 5 star status with an impressive mark. This is down primarily to all the fantastic...

24 May2019May 26, 2019
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Persuasive Writing

Here are two examples of persuasive writing. Option 1: Zoos Option 2: 5 Reasons Why Animal Circuses Should Be Banned   Think about these questions as you read: What is the purpose of the article? Who is the intended audience? What is the opinion of the author? Do they follow a clear structure? How? Was...

22 May2019May 24, 2019
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Eco Tribes 2019

Eco Tribes 2019

Ms O’Rourke’s 3rd Class Blackthorns have been busy as bees preparing for Eco Tribes this year! Our event takes place on the 23rd May at 6pm behind Dromiskin Pharmacy. We would love to see as many people there as possible! There will be music, information and some yummy food!    You can find out more...

17 May2019May 17, 2019
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World Bee Day

World Bee Day

3rd Class had very special visitors today to celebrate World Bee Day on May 20th – an actual hive of bees! Our local beekeeper Martin brought in a solitary bee house and a special frame that we could examine Irish honeybees up close, without fear of being stung! We learned lots of information about bees...

08 May2019May 8, 2019
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Vegetable Patch update!

Vegetable Patch update!

Our fingers have officially turned green! We have worked very hard to plant ten different vegetables in our newly refurbished vegetable patch. We have added lots of new interesting projects including a bee drinking station, copper tape pest control and mesh tunnel! A huge thank you to Martin for helping us prepare everything. Our next...

02 May2019May 14, 2019
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Herb links for Eco Tribes

Herbs – science for kids club Herb and spice cards  Meet my friend Herb! Herb Fact Index Cards Grow Your Own Herbal Tea Garden Culinary Information Herb Chart Culinary Herbs Cooking with dried herbs Just for fun! Name that herb!   Lessons about herbs Herb lessons for kids Herbs Herbs for kids – class one!

19 Apr2019April 19, 2019
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Welcome to 3rd Class – Ms O’Rourke

Welcome to the Third Class page! There are 28 children in our class and our teacher’s name is Ms.O’Rourke.  KAHOOT:     Kahoot Code Link     Kahoot Main Site  Please check your child’s journal or Dojo for pins to specific Kahoot challenges. Fraction Links  Symbaloo Typing     Symbaloo Maths    Speed Challenge             ...