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World Book Day 2020


We are delighted to be celebrating World Book Day in Ireland on Thursday 5th March 2020. Over the last 23 years, World Book Day has become firmly established as Ireland’s biggest annual event promoting the enjoyment of books and reading. The main aim is to encourage children to explore the pleasure of books and reading [...]

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RDS Science Blast 2020


5th classes present projects at Science Blast 2020 It was Wednesday 4th March 2020.   After months of preparation, investigation and experimentation, we (the two 5th classes) gathered up the evidence of our scientific work and headed on a bus to present our projects at Science Blast in the RDS.   We wore our neon yellow identification [...]

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Engineering Week 2020


Engineering Week 2020 kicks off in St. Pius X G.N.S. with visiting engineers. For Engineering Week, our class did an experiment with an engineer named Larry Clarke. He told us we would be making a rollercoaster with masking tape and pipe insulation.  We had to make a marble go through our roller coaster and into [...]

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Scientific Sue


Scientific Sue brings her Litter Lab show to St. Pius X G.N.S. On Tuesday 14th January 2020, Scientific Sue did four fantastic interactive Science shows in St. Pius X, G.N.S. When we got into the G.P. room we all sat down.   Scientific Sue welcomed us and introduced herself. Firstly she told us about litter and [...]

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Ms. Smith’s Class visit MOLI


On the  8th January 2020, we arrived at Newman House, home to MoLI (Museum of Literature Ireland).   We received a warm and enthusiastic welcome from Jenny, Lily and three volunteers. They told us that we would be learning about the Irish novelist James Joyce.  Barely anyone knew who he was! Jenny and the staff took [...]

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Ms. Barron’s Class visit MOLI


On Tuesday the 7th of January 2020 Ms. Barron’s 5th class went to MOLI which stands for Museum Of Literature Ireland in Newman’s House on St. Stephen’s Green. When we first walked in, we got a warm welcome from the mentors Jennie and Lily and the tour guides Sean, Joyce, Monica, Nora and Alison. We [...]

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Tony O’Neill – coach of Shamrock Rovers visits St. Pius X G.N.S with the FAI Cup


Shamrock Rovers coach Tony O`Neill, came into our school on Tuesday the 17th of December 2019. Tony went around to all the classes in St. Pius X G.N.S. with the FAI cup they won at the final which was held in the Aviva Stadium against Dundalk on the 3rd of November 2019. The score was [...]

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Intel Mini Scientist Regional Final 2019


On the 14th of November 2019, we were so excited when we won the Intel Mini Scientist competition in our school.  Our project was ‘What is in onions and how can you prevent it?’  We were invited to participate in a further competition, the Intel Regional Final which was on the 6th December in the [...]

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5th Class Visit Leinster House and the National Gallery


On Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th December 2019, the two 5th classes headed to town on the 54A bus.  Ms. Smith`s class went on the Tuesday and Ms. Barron`s on the Wednesday.     Luckily there was enough room for everyone on the bus each day.  The bus took us directly to the city centre. We got [...]

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