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Radio Debut

The children of 5th Class were given a wonderful opportunity to record with Athlone Community Radio. They had to write their own stories over the course of a few weeks. Then on the day,...

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Explanation Writing

The students in Ms. Hannon’s 5th Class have been learning all about Explanation Texts. They spent a lot of time reading many different texts and researching topics in order to write their own. Have...

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Debating Champions

A huge congratulations to our 6th class debate team who won the first ever ‘Mayor’s Debating Competition’. Our competitors have been working tirelessly over the last few months. Victories over Streamstown NS and Tubberclare...

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Debating Success

Huge congratulations to St. Mary’s NS Debating Team who were victorious over Tubberclare NS on 26th April. There are now through to the final in Athlone Civic Centre on Friday 11th May, where they...

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Haiku’s!!

Ms. Brooks’ fourth class were very busy learning how to write Haiku poems. This is a type of poetry which comes from Japan. It has three lines. The first line should be 5 syllables...