3rd-6th Class are taking part in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) every Thursday. They are learning lots of new skills including construction, engineering, coding and working with the green screen. They are also designing computer games and developing their maths skills on Khan Academy. It is a lot of fun working together and learning these new skills.
The Crocus Project
5th and 6th Class are taking part in the Crocus Project. As part of this Project they have been learning all about World War II and the Holocaust. They planted crocus bulbs to remember the 1.5 million children who died during the Holocaust.
Cumann na mBunscol
Well done to the Senior Boys Football team who won in the Cumann na mBunscol Football competition in Scartaglen recently. They played Kilmurry, Currow and Nohoval. They will now advance to the next round. Thanks to Mrs. Fitzpatrick for all her coaching.
Junior Infant Class of 2018
We are delighted to welcome our new Junior Infants to Scartaglen National School. We are sure they will be very happy in our school!
Mrs. O' Sullivan returns to plant a tree
Mrs. O' Sullivan came back to Scartaglen N.S. to plant a tree. All of the boys and girls were delighted to see her. Best of luck in your retirement!
news from the classrooms
Junior Infants (Mrs. Doody):
Junior Infants habe been learning all about Halloween. We have been learning all our Halloween words in Irish and making scary bats and pumpkins. We also watched "Room on the Broom". We are learning lots of new sounds and making words with them!
Senior Infants (Mrs. Fitzpatrick):
We learned the rhyme "Púca Púca" and the song "Oíche Shamhna" in Irish for Halloween. We painted scary Halloween masks in Art! We played maths games in P.E. for Maths Week. We are looking forward to dressing up in our Halloween costumes.
1st/2nd Class (Ms. McCarthy):
First and Second Class have started Literacy Lift-Off and we are having great fun reading all the books and playing the phonics and word games. We celebrated Maths Week by exploring maths games on the iPad and finished off the week with a maths trail. We are busy getting ready for Halloween with our Halloween art, games and activities like making slime!
3rd/4th Class (Mr. Johnson):
We have been helping the infants with their yard games at lunchtime. We carried out a science experiment to see if seeds could grow without soil, water or light. The results were interesting. We made loads of Halloween art: paper skeletons, haunted house pictures and vampire teeth. We are excited about Halloween!
5th/6th Class (Mr. Moroney):
We are continuing with STEM on Thursdays, we are learning lots of new skills! We have GAA with Michael Quirke. We learned all about Leonardo Da Vinci for History, he was an amazing man! We made some Halloween art and also started on our Christmas play!!