June 2017

Meet the pupils who didn’t miss a single day at school this past school year! Well done guys!

We are really happy for you boys and girls!

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Pictured below are the pupils who took part in the recent Cross-country competition in Navan. Everyone ran a very good race and finished very well.

Thanks to Mrs Kavanagh and Mr Halpin for bringing the pupils on this expedition.

As usual, the organisers were impressed with the sportsmanship and excellent behaviour of our pupils.

Well done everyone!

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Fourth Class Organise Another Bake Sale for Charity!

Pupils in Mr O’Byrne’s Fourth Class organised another bake sale for charity and they raised €368.95 this time!

In aid of Autism Ireland, the pupils baked a wide range of delicious treats and welcomed many classes who generously supported this worthy cause.

We are very proud of our pupils who, in such an ingenious and enjoyable way managed to raise funds for, and awareness of, a condition which affects many in our society.

There’s great hope for the future when we have pupils like these in our school.

Well done everyone!!!

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Check out this video, made by  3rd Class!

Ms Biggs’ 3rd Class made this cool movie about the famous Irish Antarctic Explorer, Tom Crean.

We are very impressed with all the hard work that went into the video.

Well done teacher and boys & girls!!!

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On the 16th of May, 2017, the Girls Senior Footballers made it to Parnell Park in the Division 1 Final.

Above, we see the girls’ panel with mentors, Ms Kavanagh, Ms Flaherty, Ms O’Shaughnessy and Ms Kelly.

Also pictured is a very proud St Mary’s Principal, Mr Ó hÓbáin.

We all had so much adrenaline and determination we wanted to win and bring the cup home. As we walked onto the pitch the noise of the crowd was unbelievable but we all stayed focused. We knew this was important. We were all ready when the referee blew the starting whistle. We scored the first point and before we knew it, it was half-time and we were winning.

At half-time our coaches gave us the encouragement and advice we needed to get us back focused because we knew Dunshaughlin would come back fighting in the second half!

At the start of the second half, Dunshaughlin got a few points. We knew we had to get back in the game. In the last couple of minutes, we were one point down but we fought and we scored an excellent goal to finish off the game!

We won by two points in the end. We couldn’t have done it without the fantastic support and commitment from our coaches, Ms Flaherty, Ms O’Shaughnessy, Ms Kavanagh and Ms Kelly. We also couldn’t have done it without our amazing school, Saint Mary’s!!!

By Katelyn Brady and Lesley-Ann Walsh

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The boys will be back next year! 

Here we have the complete panel with Mr Walsh, Mr O’Connor and Mr Giblin. Missing from the picture is mentor Mr Cawley. Well done everybody. You made us proud on the 10th!

The Senior Boys played in the Division 1 final of the Allianz, Cumann na mBunscol, Meath League against Dunboyne, in Páirc Tailteann, Navan on Saturday, June 10th at 5:00 pm.

We were there to support the boys and we saw our team play a very good game against stiff opposition.

 Commiserations to the boys and their mentors, Mr Walsh, Mr Cawley, Mr Giblin and Mr O’Connor.

We are very proud of your hard work and commitment all year long.

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Congratulations to Second Class, who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday, May 13th in our Parish Church, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception.

During a beautiful ceremony, celebrated by our Parish Priest and School Chaplain, Father Derek Darby, the pupils received Jesus in a very special way for the very first time. The choir from 4th class sang beautifully and really enhanced the occasion.

We were all very happy to be part of such a moving and prayerful occasion in the lives of our pupils and their families.

Many thanks to everyone who helped in any way to bring us to this happy day.

To our pupils, their parents and families, we say a huge, “Well Done!”

Congrats also, to the teachers, Ms McNulty and Ms Ward on a job very well done.

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