This week was Active School Week in Scoil Chill Ruadhain and everyone had a great time! The activities included a skipathon, school walk, table tennis, basketball, circuits, cycling, dancing and many others. There was a big emphasis on cooperation and taking part, with older classes helping and teaching the younger children. Well done to everyone!
Thank you to SuperValu for sponsoring ‘Bike for your Breakfast at Brooklodge’. There was a huge turn out again this year. Well done to everyone who took part!
Huge congratulations to our girls’ camogie team who emerged the victors in a nail-biting final against Whitechurch today. The match was held in Páirc Uí Rinn and both teams played excellently, leading to a very tense last few minutes. The final score was 4-2 to 4-1. The moment was made even sweeter when the cup was presented by our own Eoghan O’Connor! Everyone at Scoil Chill Ruadhain is very proud of what the team and their coaches have achieved today. They have been training hard all year and really deserve their win today. Well done everyone!!
We would like to remind all parents of next year’s Junior Infants that our induction day will take place on Wednesday the 31st of May from 1-2pm. We look forward to seeing you all on the day and hope the children enjoy their first time in “big school”!
The ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day took place yesterday on April 2. Every year, autism organisations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. Scoil Chill Ruadhain were delighted to join in once again in marking this special day.
Use #LIUB to share your experience across social media and help light the world up blue this April!
Today is #MindYourSelfie Day 2017. #MindYourSelfie is an initiative which aims to increase understanding about mental health and stamp out the stigma associated with mental health difficulties. We were delighted to take part again this year. For more information and advice regarding young people’s mental health visit www.walkinmyshoes.ie.
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On Tuesday the 28th of March our school choir consisting of children from 4th, 5th and 6th classes took part in the Cór Fhéile na Scol. They performed along with seven other schools to a large audience in the City Hall. The children performed three songs from the ‘Trolls’ movie – True Colours, The Sound of Silence and Tá an Móthú seo go hÁlainn. They have been working very hard over the last few months with rehearsals at lunch time, during school and after school and it certainly paid off as their performance was outstanding! Well done to our fabulous school choir, you are a credit to the school. Also a great big thanks to Mr Kennedy, Ms Cremin and Ms. Norris for preparing them for their perfromance.