Yearly Archives: 2018


5th Class take part in a Designer Minds Workshop


On 11th December, Siobhán and Cara from Designer Minds visited our school.  Designer Minds is a club which teaches about Science, Engineering, Technology and lots more.  While you`re learning, you`re also doing fun experiments with your friends and challenging yourself.  In Designer Minds they focus on STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, but there`s [...]

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Intel Regional Final 2018


On Wednesday 5th December, we represented St. Pius X, G.N.S. and competed in the Intel Regional Final 2018 in ITB in Blanchardstown.  Our project was “IS BORAX DANGEROUS IN THE MAKING OF SLIME?”  We were so excited that we left our houses at 7.30am and were one of the first groups to set up!  Our [...]

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Sam Maguire visits St. Pius X GNS


We were delighted to welcome "Sam Maguire" and Evan Comerford (from Ballymun Kickhams) to St. Pius X GNS today.  Up the Dubs!

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Terenure Cross Country Nov 2018


St Pius X GNS Running Club were victorious for the second year running at the Terenure College Cross Country races last Friday! We won twenty medals in total, getting first place in every single race! Incredible stuff! Not surprisingly we were crowned the overall champion school, winning a voucher for the school. Thank you Ms. [...]

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Intel 2018


The day had finally arrived and we (the three 5th classes) hurried to our stands where we had set up our projects the previous day.  The excitement and tension was palpable!  Having spent many weeks researching and investigating our scientific question, we eagerly awaited the judges` arrival!  We were nervous, but very excited to hear [...]

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St Pius X GNS become CSI for the day!


Garda Aoife and Garda Sophie solve the crime! The three 5th classes had a forensics workshop with Garda Brendan and Garda Andy.  They showed us a fictional crime scene where,  on returning from the shops, Garda Brendan found his front door smashed in.  He called 999 and we (Garda Aoife and Garda Sophie) turned up [...]

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Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal 2018


We were delighted to support the Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal this year.  We had over 520 boxes donated.  It was a fantastic response.  Thank you to everyone who took the time to make up a shoe box.

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Friendship Week 2018


Friendship Week made us appreciate our friends even more! We played lots of yard games that included everyone.

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Leinster Minor Schools Swimming Championships


The Leinster  Minor Schools swimming championships took place in the National Aquatic Centre on Sunday 21st October. All of the pupils swimming qualified for the All Ireland swimming championships in February 2019 which is an amazing achievement. Thank you to Ms. Goddard who attended and encouraged the girls all the way!

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