Today our caretaker, Eddie Nolan retires after 28 years in St. Dominic’s School. Eddie has delivered over 200,000 lunches to the classrooms on over 19,000 trays to make sure every child getst a lunch each day. We wish Eddie and his wife, Mary the very best in the years to come.
Ní beidh a leithéid ann arís i Scoil Naomh Doiminic.
Our boys soccer team had their first competitive match of the season in Irishtown today. They took on St Patrick’s BNS Ringsend in a Pegasus Cup match and were unlucky to suffer a 6-3 defeat. The scoreline doesn’t show the wonderful second half performance of the Dominic’s boys. 3-0 down at half time, and playing into a strong wind in the second half, Dominic’s scored three goals and finished the stronger team.
A determined and tenacious attitude was on show from our lads throughout the game, despite being five goals behind at one stage. The match was played in a fair and competitive spirit with great skill on show from our mainly-fifth class team.
Our captain Cian scored a long-range free as well as finishing off a fantastic team goal, after being set up by David and Aaron K-R. Aaron himself scored our third after a long run and powerful finish. The referee noted the performance of Muhsin as particularly strong, while Stuart, Adam, Aaron C and Ciarán impressed in a positive second half display.
Our league campaign will begin in the next few days.
St Dominic’s: Josh (5th); Ciaran (5th), Sean (5th), Lee (6th), Brandon (5th); Cian (c) (6th), David (5th), Stuart (5th); Muhsin (5th), Thomas (5th); Aaron K-R (5th). Subs (all used) Aaron C (6th), Adam (6th), Eoin (5th)
Rang 6 are having great fun – not to mention great learning – with Mr Looney’s class Twitter account. You can check out the account at www.twitter.com/dlooneyteacher . The latest effort is a 30-second video crammed with facts on the Celts, presented by Karolina and Taylor! Check it out!
St. Dominic’s NS will support Tallaght Community Council this weekend for the Whitestown Stream Clean. It takes place on Saturday from 10am to 1pm outside the school grounds. The path and stream that runs next to the school is in much need of a clean and your support is much appreciated on Saturday morning. Flyers will go home this week form school.
5th class are learning how to measure angles using a protractor. Here is a fun game to practice your knowledge.
We had great fun at our teddy bears’ picnic yesterday! We all brought in our favourite teddy bear and introduced them to the rest of the class. As it is still very cold outside we didn’t dare venture outside! Instead we had our picnic outside our classroom! It was bittersweet as it was also Ms Armstrong’s last day with us ( see if u can spot her behind all the teddy bears!!!). We want to say a big thank you to her for all her help this year and we hope she visits us soon.
We were very busy this morning in 1st class playing maths games! We were able to do lots of practice on our addition and subtraction while having lots of fun too!