Marathon Running

We have had a very active start to 2019 in Scoil Maelruain.  Each class has committed to running five laps each day for 100 days.  This will be equal to 42km!  The same distance s a marathon!  Check out the video and photos attached of our marathon runners in action!

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Healthy Eating

Third classes were busy developing their skills and learning how to make brown bread.  We have been learning all about healthy eating and the importance of a balanced diet.

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Dance Video 1

Dance Video 2

Dance Video 3

Dance Video 4

Dance Video 5

Many classes have been exploring dance in their PE class this term.  Have a look at our video to see some great dance moves!

Active Homework

Each class in Scoil Maelruain senior is now enjoying Active homework every second Thursday.  Our ‘Super Trooper’ booklets are giving us lots of fun ideas for keeping active.  All family members are welcome to join in the Active homework!

Active School Art Competition

Well Done to our Student Council who organised an art competition encouraging children to become more active. The theme of the competition was’ Phones away, Out to Play’! Check out the photographs of the winning entries!

Active School

Our playground leaders have been busy organizing  games and activities to keep us all active during yard time.

Christmas Newsletter 2018

The staff and pupils of Scoil Maelruain Senior wish you a Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.
Board of Management: The members are Frank Moran, Thomas Conway, Mairead Cullivan, Martina Comerford, Paul Flood, Louise Kavanagh, Margaret Murphy and Caitriona Hogan.
Enrollment and Staffing: 448 pupils, 25 teachers and 5 Special Needs Assistants.

Highlights of this term

Our term opened with a Mass for the whole school in St. Martin’s Church

Christmas Concert

Well done to all the classes that took part in our Christmas Concert this year. It was a wonderful success. This years Nativity was organised again by Ms. Walsh and Ms. Ryan. All the work that was put into this production is greatly appreciated. Third class pupils from Ms Walsh & Ms Ryan’s class were televised by Virgin Media for their Christmas show which will be televised on December 21st

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Check out our balances and sequences performed during our PE lesson last month.

Active Schools

Check out our Active Schools Video

Cake Sale

Thank you to everyone who helped out for our 2018 cake sale organised by Ms. Walsh. Well done to the student council who helped throughout the day. It was an amazing success. We raised €3184. for St. Vincent de Paul. Thank you for all the amazing contributions on the day and for donating so much money.