Intercultural Evening in St. Comán's Wood
St. Comán's Wood Intercultural Festival took place on Thursday, 17th November. It was a wonderful evening, where we celebrated the wide range of cultures in our school. A huge thank you to the Parents' Association for organising the evening, as well as the many families who set up tables to represent their countries, showcasing food, clothing, music, art and literature from around the world. Thanks also to the many families who took the opportunity to visit our school and experience the cultural diversity of our school community.
Science Week in St. Comán's Wood
We are very thankful to the science teachers and students from the Convent of Mercy secondary school who came to our school and conducted a number of science experiments with our 5th and 6th class pupils as part of Science Week 2022. The children enjoyed the experiments and it was a fantastic learning experience for them.
Thank you also to Ann Marie Healy, Senior Radiographer in Roscommon hospital, who came to speak with the 3rd and 4th classes about her work. The children found it very interesting and loved looking at real x-rays.
The children in Ms. Maher's class learned about floating and sinking during Science Week.
Primary School Curriculum - STEM Education Event
Pictured below are our Student Council 5th and 6th class representatives who recently attended a NCCA Primary School Curriculum STEM Education Event in Athlone. The event consisted of pupils, teachers and parents who contributed their thoughts and ideas around the teaching of STEM subjects in primary schools. Well done to all involved!
Well Done Victoria!
Victoria Chohan from Mr. Devaney's 6th class, won 1st place in the Roscommon division of the Credit Union Art Competition 11-13 age category. She is now through to the regional finals. Her artwork is on display in the window of Roscommon Credit Union until 10th November. We are very proud of you Victoria!
Siarscéal 2022 Writing Competition Winners
We are very proud of a number of our 5th and 6th class pupils who were winners in the Siarscéal 2022 writing competition. Michaela, Conor, Sarah, Alex and Odhran are pictured here on the steps of the library with Tom Crosby, Cathaoirleach, Roscommon County Council. Missing from the photo is Maliha. Well done to you all!
6th Class Visit to Clonmacnoise
Our 6th class pupils enjoyed a wonderful trip to Clonmacnoise. Founded by St. Ciarán on the banks of the River Shannon in the 6th Century, the ruins include a cathedral, two round towers, three High crosses, nine churches and over 700 Early Christian graveslabs. Thanks Mrs. Crehan for organising this excellent learning experience.