Our 5th/6th Class will be working with Jessie, this year. We look forward to seeing all of the lovely activities they do!
October Update by Isabelle & Caitlin
We had lots of fun this month in Ms. McGuire’s 5th and 6th class.
On the 12th of October 6th class enjoyed a trip to the Stables in Gorey, where everyone participated and had a great time. They even said it was the best trip they’ve ever been on! The 5th class boys and girls completed a Playground Leaders course and they are excited to get out and help the senior infants on the yard. The boys and girls Rackard League teams played their quarter finals and they are both through to the semi-finals after midterm break. The Rising Stars also won their quarter final and will play in the semi-final after midterm. We celebrated Space Week by making space landers which we put eggs in and dropped from a 1m height. We also made 3D planets and amazing astronauts. The following week we did a maths trail during Maths Week which everyone enjoyed. Last week we began celebrating Halloween by making positive and negative pumpkins which turned out great. This week we are finishing off the month with our Halloween dress up and pizza party which we got by reaching 275 dojo points. In our Rugby World Cup sweepstake, we only have Katelyn O’ Leary with South Africa and Olivia Lyndon with New Zealand left to play in the finals this Saturday! Best of luck to the girls!
Thanks to Seán for the following update:
Everyone here in 5th and 6th class have been working so hard during the month of September and we would like to tell you what we have been up to!
First and most likely most important of all, 5th and 6th class walked through the classroom door to see our new teacher – Jessie McGuire ready and waiting with our new classroom all set up for the year ahead. After the first two days back we go set up on our dojo point system and after a couple of weeks we managed to hit a massive 200points, earning ourselves extra yard time that day. In that same week we learned that 6th class would be getting laptops, Junior Infant buddies and jobs around the school. We were delighted! 5th and 6th class are also very proud to show off their graffiti name art and positive affirmation quotes – a great start to the new school year. We are reading the novel Holes by Louis Sachar and we are so excited to watch the movie after we finish the novel. Our teacher set up a Rugby World Cup sweep steak including a prize for the student who drew the winning team. We will be participating in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme this year in an attempt to make a profitable business for our class. All in all, we have had a great September here in 5th and 6th class! Slán!