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Some of the classes listened to a fire safety talk from our local firemen. 
GAISCE Day 1 for LCA1 & 2- We walked 15km from Bennettsbridge along the river trail all the way back to school! Then everyone helped prepare a meal to share together outside in the sunshine. We finished off the evening with a fun kahoot quiz and chilling.
The senior school enjoyed a picnic in school after the sponsored walk.
The theme of the picnic was "Pride" as the students wanted to raise awareness around this topic.
The picnic was organised by class 9 and the student council, with some extra help from class 14.
The senior school completed a sponsored walk on Friday May 6th. 
This walk is a combined green schools "Walk for Water" to raise money so we can buy hippo bags for our toilets and our annual walk for charity.
This year we are donating to the Ukrainian families in Ireland appeal.
The entire Senior School started their basketball lessons with Kilkenny All Stars coach Wayne.
This will run for all of Term 3.
Great fun was had by all.
Class 8 and 9 students enjoyed a meal with their 5th year Buddy System Mentors today to finish up their wonderful time together.
 
 
Some of the Junior classes started swimming this week in the Watershed.
We celebrated First Penance in school yesterday with Fr. Dan. 
Class 8 walked to the Book Centre to buy new books for World Book Day.
Class 7 novel at the minute is Matilda and there was a live stream on the World Book Day Website called "Matilda the musical" that they watched. 
Today is World Book Day. We learned all about the importance of reading and how reading books can spark our imaginations and make us smarter. We designed a book cover of our favourite book.
Take a look at the great illustrations done by class 3.
Class 1 celebrated World Book Day.
Class 2 celebrated World Book Day.
First Holy Communion
Meet our 11 candidates that are preparing for their First Penance on Tuesday 15th March in the school. They will make their First Holy Communion on Thursday 12th May in St. Fiacre's Church. 
Confirmation 
Meet our 12 candidates, who will be making their Confirmation on Thursday 7th April in St. Fiacre's church.
Swimming 
Our Senior classes started back swimming this week in the Watershed.
Music Generation
The senior classes recently enjoyed a Drumming workshop with Mark and Ricardo from Music Generation. Great fun was had by all classes.
Food Dudes 
Next Week 14th - 18th February is Food Dudes Week.
All parents have been forwarded a letter from Food Dudes.
Students will be encouraged to try some new and healthy fruit and vegetables in line with our Healthy Eating Policy.
Internet Safety Week
This week 7th - 11th February is Internet Safety Week.
All classes will deal with this issue at their appropriate age level, supported by relevant resources. 
The Senior School Sponsored Walk raised €955 Euro!
Well done to all of you. We will be making a donation to Jackie who is making a humanitarian journey to a Ukranian orphanage on the Polish border with supplies. We will also be donating to the Red Cross Ukranian Crisis appeal. We will get our water hippos as part of the Green Schools Water Campaign and donating to the wonderful happenings that go on all year here in the School of the Holy Spirit. Here is a photo from Student Council and the Green Schools Committee making their donation to Jackie .
 
Mobile School Library visited our junior school on Wednesday 9th February.
Check out their online stories read by their staff.