May was a busy month for sixth class.
We are continuing Music Generation with Jessie and we are busy preparing our songs for our Graduation Mass on the 26th of June.
We are enjoying our Spanish lessons on Wednesdays with Laura and we are progressing very quickly. Thanks to the Parents Association for organising this for us.
JEP National Showcase Day
Two weeks ago our class went up to Dublin for the Junior Entrepreneur National Showcase Day in the RDS. We took the train up from Collooney at 06:48 that morning and arrived back in Collooney Station at 20:03. In order to get to the RDS we had to get the DART after we got off the train. We spent most of the day in the RDS, looking at other schools projects. There were a lot of celebrities there and Olivia managed to get Ryan Tubridy to sign one of our Boredom Breaker Books. Marty Morrissey was the MC for the awards ceremony. Teacher got to shake his hand. After we went to Supermacs for a bite to eat before getting the train back home. We all had a fantastic day!
At the moment we are taking part in poetry classes with Ms.O’Flaherty during which we write our own poems. We are entering a poetry competition based on W.B. Yeat’s poem ‘The Fiddler of Dooney’ in association with the Hawkswell Theatre.
We are currently reading a book called Wonder as a class which is about a boy named August who has Treacher Collins Syndrome and we are enjoying the book.
Every Friday after school some of our class have set up a book club in which they are reading The Boy at the top of the Mountain by John Boyne. We already read another John Boyne novel ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ as a class.
World war II Projects
Soon we will be starting projects on World War II in pairs, we are currently doing some research into this topic.
We had a great time during the month of May and we are looking forward to our school tour to Delphi on the 17th and 18th of June!