What a busy month June was.
It got off to a great start with our school tour to Tayto Park in Ashbourne in Co.Meath.We were sooo excited about going to Tayto Park as most of us had never been there before.We didn’t get to go on the biggest wooden rollercoaster in Europe that day as it was closed because Nationwide were doing a piece on it that day.However the bright side is that we got to see some of us on Nationwide walking around in the background as Anne Cassin was taking to the camera.Teacher played it for us on RTE player.
We had an amazing day, the sun shone and we were kept entertained and busy.Here are some of the things we got up to.
Some of us were very brave.
Here we go.
We are upside down here.I think this was the point where teacher walked away.She couldn’t take it anymore.
Getting ready to go on the zip wire
Here we go!
We went on a tour of the Tayto factory and got to see them making crisps.We were not allowed to take any photographs of them making crisps in the factory.Must be a top secret receipe. Very Willy Wonka.
The climbing wall was really high.Some of us reached the top.This is the famous rollercoaster.The 5D cinema was great fun.
We got to see loads of animals like tigers and monkeys and we go a big huge box of crisps to bring home on the bus with us.What a day.
A gardener called Jarlath planted loads of flowers, shrubs and trees around the grounds of the school.He also planted the beautiful flower baskets and boxes.Here is is giving us a tour of all he did and teaching us(the green school committee) how to look after everything when he is gone.
We held this years Intercultural Day in the school.A lot of work and orginisation went into it.We had a great day and thanks to all teachers and pupils from other classes who participated and displayed tables or projects.The whole school got to dress up in clothes from other countries.Such a sea of colour.
We served food from all different countries on the day to children and parents.
We had a fantastic day.
We went on a walking tour of Athenry.Our town is so steeped in History and there is so much to see that it took us a full day to see all the sights and complete the tour.We started off at the bronze time capsule outside our school and went on to market cross, where local historian Seamus gave us a brief history of Athenry and the Market Cross.
Seamus gave us the keys to the Dominican Abbey and we explored the graves.We went from there to a guided tour of Athenry Castle and then had a well earned lunch in the park.After that we went to Lorro Gate and got some Mr.Freezes on the way back to school.We needed to cool down after all that walking.
We had such a busy month in June so here is a quick overview of other things we got up to during the month
We finished our knitted wall hanging of Athenry Castle and presented it to the ladies in Athenry Castle to exibit for the Summer months.They were delighted.
We finished our jumpers for Peru and gave then to Sr.Eileen.She came and gave us a talk on Peru.She told us all about life in Peru and where our jumpers will be going.
We finished up knitting for the year and had a tea party with our knitting ladies to thank them for all their hard word.5th class bought a cake to thank them.It’s a pretty cool cake.
We had our Cash for Clobber for this term.We raised 425 euro for the school.We filled the van with all the bags.
Martyna and Tara look ready to head off.
Mrs Monson had nothing to do.Even signing the receipt was covered by Abbie.
We did a fantastic job of painting the mural at the front of the school along with the other senior classes..It looks so colourful.
So that is the end of our year in 5th class.
We look forward to 6th class and whatever the new year will bring.