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6th class Final Assembly

A message from Rory!


A message from Rory!

Beebots

STEAM room

6th class had great fun today in our STEAM room!
(Science, technology, engineering, arts and maths)
Lego, magnets and Beebots were put to creative use.














Karate award

I graded for my third brown belt on Sunday 29th of April and got it. It was in Oldcastle and I was there for 8 hours.My next belt is black belt.And I was training for a year or two to be able to grade for the belt and it was a great experience.                                            
                                                    Me doing a funny pose while laughing.

Music workshop

Many thanks to Ms. King and her students from the Cavan Institute who visited us last week.
They had prepared lots of fun activities for us, including singing 3 songs on top of each other.
We sang  "Swing Low" in an English accent.
We made up a rap about school and what we do and then put it all together; it sounded really good!
Ms. King brought in music playing devices throughout the ages; starting with a wind-up gramophone. It was interesting to hear how it would speed up and slow down, changing the sound of the man's voice.
Then there was a record player which had a needle with picked up the sound off the record. We listened to The Strypes on the record player. After that, a cassette player for playing tapes, a CD player and finally the smallest and most powerful of all players, a modern iPod which can hold thousands of songs in a tiny device.
We took out our ukuleles and kazoos to play along with the students on "Rip Tide".