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Valleymount CrossCountry

Well done to all the boys and girls from 2nd to 6th class, who competed in the Cumann na mBunscol cross country competition in Valleymount yesterday. They all ran their hearts out and we even brought home a few medals. It was a great day!

Go Games 2017

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Well done to all of our footballers from Glenasmole National School. This year they won all of their games in their division. They showed great teamwork, sportsmanship, respect and determination. We are all very proud of them for their efforts. Also a big thank you to Ms. Sheehan for organising and training the team. Well done everyone :)

GAA Blitz in St. Annes

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Well done to the team who competed in the sevens blitz in St. Anne’s, organised by Adam. They showed great determination, sportsmanship and teamwork on the day. They went on to win the shield cup and we are very proud of them for their efforts! Well done :)

Green Schools Flag Award

Congratulations to all the children of Glenasmole NS who earned their 6th Green Flag this year. The current theme of the Green Schools Project is ‘Global Citizenship – Litter and Waste’. It has been a two year project and the children have worked very hard to earn their flag.

An awards ceremony was held recently in The Helix in DCU where we were awarded with our flag. Four representatives from the Green Schools Committee travelled to DCU last week to receive our flag.

South Dublin Cross Country

Congratulations to all the children who participated in the South Dublin Schools Cross Country Finals on 11th May. Children from 3rd to 6th class participated in the event and had a great day. Over 3000 children from all over South Dublin took part in the very enjoyable event. It was a very enjoyable day and the children brought home lots of medals.

Discover Primary Science and Maths Award

Congratulations to the children from Junior Infants to 6th class who participated in this years Primary Science and Maths Award. We had to show evidence of our work in 5 different areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, and a Showcase. We have been awarded a plaque of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) Excellence. We will receive this plaque in June and will display it in the hall along with our other plaques. This is our 10th year in a row receiving this award. Well done to all involved.

Green Flag Award

Congratulations to the Green Schools Committee and all the children in Glenasmole NS who were recently awarded their 6th Green Flag. Two representatives have been chosen from the Green Schools Committee to attend the awards ceremony in The Helix, DCU on Wednesday 24th May where we will receive our new Green Flag.

Fighting Words Workshop

Today children from 3rd and 4th class traveled into the city to participate in the fighting words workshop. The children got the chance to write the beginning of a book as a collective class while an illustrator put their ideas into pictures. The children then finished the book by themselves. At the end of the workshop they  each got a printed version of the book. It was a very educational and fun trip which was enjoyed by all.

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Recycling Centre

The children from 3rd & 4th class and the Green Schools Committee traveled to Ballymount recycling centre yesterday to take a tour of the facility. It was a very informative (and smelly) tour but the children really enjoyed it and learned a lot from their visit.

Cross Country

Children from 3rd – 5th class completed in the South Dublin Cross Country finals in Corkagh Park last Thursday. They completed with over 2000 children from 59 schools around South Dublin. It was a great day out and all the children ran really well in their races.