February 20, 2018

Yesterday Fifth and Sixth class were learning about World War 1. World War 1 was a trench war. At the time they called World War 1 the Great war as they did not know there would be a second world war. The battle of the Somme was the biggest conflict throughout the war, on the first day of the battle 60 000  people lost their lives. Many Irish people died in the battle. T battle of the Somme lasted for Six months. nearly 1 million Germans perished in the battle of the Somme. The war was the only war that trenches were used in.

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Mid-Term Break

February 19, 2018

Today was the end of an enjoyable mid Term break for many of the students in Rathregan N.S.  Some of the Sixth class felt that they should have had the whole week of like the secondary schools. The mid -term break began on the 15th of February and ended on the 18th of February. The pupils were all very tired after the late nights during the break.

Ash Wednesday

February 14, 2018

Today was ash Wednesday. Mr. Barrett decided that Fifth and Sixth class should go to mass. Every child that went got cross on their forehead.

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February 13, 2018

Today for the first time in a very long time Fifth and Sixth class used the hockey clubs. They took a long time to find but they were found in the end. The classes also did basketball during the P.E. They all enjoyed the P.E as it reminded the Sixth class of Ms. Broderick who left the school in 2015.

Pancake Tuesday

February 12, 2018

Tomorrow to celebrate pancake Tuesday the school will give each student two pancakes. The school also ask for a small donation of one euro in aid of temple street hospital. The pancakes will be made by the student council. The classes will go down one by one.

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The Irish Senetence

February 9, 2018

Every morning Fifth and Sixth class do the Irish sentence. The way it works is, Mr. Barrett writes an English sentence on the board and then the rest of the class write it on their whiteboard. It is a good warm up and helps us to start the day well.