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Active Week Prizegiving

The Active Week prize giving ceremony was held on the last day of Active Week. All teachers chose someone from their class to win a “Active Sportsperson” cup in recognition of their participation and sporting qualities during the week. The winners of the art competition were also announced with the overall prize awarded to Robyn Gillespie for her fantastic Scoil Maelruain Active Flag design. Congratulations to all the winners and a big thank you to all the teachers, parents and students for helping out during the week.

Active Week!

25th – 29th April was a very busy week as it was Active Week in Scoil Maelruain Senior. During the week we had lots of special visitors from various sports organisations including Basketball Ireland, Cricket Lenister and Tallaght Martial Arts. All children got the opportunity to take part in a variety of new activities and also listen to a talk on healthy eating. There were different morning activities every day before school so everyone had an active start to their day! A big thank you to all the teachers, students and parents who helped make Active Week a huge success this year!

Christmas Concert

Well done to all the children for their great performances in our Christmas Concert. Thank you to all the parents, grandparents, past and future students who attended. It was a festive day of music, drama and fantastic talent with Ms M Murphy doing a great job of introducing all the acts!

Awards Ceremony 2015

A huge congratulations to all the award winners in the school this year. Well done on all the hard work and training that was put in throughout the year.

Skipathon 2015

Check out these wonderful photos taken by George Carroll on the day of our skipathon.

Talent Show 2015

Well done to everyone who organised and took part in this years Talent Show. Check out these fantastic photos taken by George, our school photographer.

Our Day in Croke Park

Well done to the Senior Boys Hurling team who took part in the Hurling final in Croke Park today. They gave it their all in the match but unfortunately we did not get the win we all wanted. Thanks to the boys, Mr Moore and Mr. De Paor who all put in so much hard work during the year to get us to the final.  Well done to all the great supporters who cheered the boys on in Croker and welcomed them home with a fitting guard of honour for our team.

Halloween Fun

On the 24th October we had our annual Halloween Fancy Dress and Art competition. We encourage families to get together and make their own costumes and Halloween art. This year we had lots of really original and creative ideas. The school entrance was decorated with fabulous art from all classes. The Fancy Dress competition was one of the best yet with vampires, ghouls, clowns, minions and Minecraft characters and so many other original ideas. Even Bernard and other staff members joined in the fun. We raised money in memory of Christine Kiernan, our school secretary who passed away this time last year. Thanks to all those who supported the cause, the money will go towards St John of God’s Centre and Christine’s son who has special needs.

Here below you can see some photos of the Halloween art competition and the Fancy dress winners. Well done to everyone who took part.

Nativity Play

The nativity play this year was performed by Ms J O’Reilly’s third class. All their hard work over the previous months paid off and they gave two great performances for friends and family. Well done!

Santa's Solar Sleigh by Ms Carty's 4th class

Click on the link to see our festive song, ¬†Santa’s Solar Sleigh.

https://vimeo.com/82008364

It’s not your usual Christmas carol but we loved the catchy music and the funny lyrics.

We hope you enjoy!

Happy Christmas from everyone in Ms Carty’s Fourth class :)