Yearly Archives: 2018


Ms. Buckley’s 3rd Class authors!


Ms. Buckley's 3rd class girls put tremendous thought and effort into their fabulous Christmas story books.  Below are some photos of the class reading their stories to Junior Infants.    

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5th Class Recycle Project


Ms. Sheehan and Ms. Smith's classes made gingerbread houses out of recycled milk cartons. We really enjoyed making them. Some of the girls even made a second one at home. Bronagh and Eimear very cleverly made an electrical circuit using copper tape, wire, batteries and bulbs to put a glowing light inside their homemade houses, [...]

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Ms. Ward’s Diorama’s


Well done to Ms. Ward's 2nd class girls, who made these beautiful diorama's.  All their hard work and effort certainly paid off as the finished results were amazing!

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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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