School Activities '13 - '14

Soccer Win

Pictured below are some of our 5th and 6th class pupils who are members of the Castleknock Celtic team that won the U12 D.D.S.L. League Cup at the weekend. Congratulations boys!

School Walk 2014

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The Scoil Thomáis annual school walk took place in the Phoenix Park at 11am on Sunday, 11th May. There was a dull, damp start to the day but it brightened up just in time!

The event began with the boys and girls from 3rd - 6th class competing in running races. The other children and their families followed.

As the runners and walkers finished the course, their efforts were rewarded with refreshments (popcorn, crisps, drinks and chocolate bars) provided by the Parents Association.

Eamonn Coghlan, a former Olympic athlete who represented Ireland in the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Games, presented the medals to the race participants.

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We would like to thank all of the children, their families, friends and neighbours for their support and contributions and the Parents Association and Teacher Committee for organising and running the event. A very enjoyable Sunday morning was had by all!

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The Easter Bunny Visited Scoil Thomáis

While the children were on yard today, the Easter Bunny hopped quietly into the school and left a basket of chocolate eggs for the boys and girls in Junior and Senior Infants. Some children even spotted his ears and furry tail hiding in the bushes while they were on yard!

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Santry 2014

By Eoin Walsh and Ciara Mullugan

On Tuesday, 8th March, Scoil Thomais was represented by 50 of our athletes at the final day of this year’s Fingal Athletics League. Beginning in October of last year, the eight teams ran three races in Porterstown before this week’s final race in Morton Stadium in Santry. In October, Scoil Thomais had their first race of the league. Our teams earned many points from the very first race and kept going from there! When the cross country squad arrived at Morton Stadium, many were amazed by its size! However, having ran brilliantly in Porterstown, we were confident that we could compete well. We ended up doing even better than expected, winning two plaques for Scoil Thomais! These were awarded for Best Overall Boys and Best Overall Girls in our division. We look forward to displaying these in school. Well done to all our wonderful athletes and thanks to Mr Freeman, Mr Doherty, Ms Walsh and Ms Creighton for preparing us for our races.

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Poetry by Heart Competition


On Friday, March 7th, Book Week ended with the first ever Poetry By Heart Competition in Scoil Thomáis. The event was organised by the sixth class students in room 18. Twenty four medals were won by the heroes from junior infants to sixth class who were selected by their classmates to recite poems. The winners were Ella Casserly, Electra Ogiamien, Rosalyn O’Neill, Adam O’Brien, Tom Brady, Hugh O’Donnell, Ava Geary, Cara Roland Onuoho, Denisa Gherghelas, Grace Hanna, Charlotte Kennedy, Daire Glennans, Alannah Farrell, Declan O’Malley and Laura Behan, Sahel Azizi, Zara Daly, Katie Farmer and Kate Kavanagh, Lauren Finney, Nicole Power and Juliet Mc Dermott, Richard Flynn, Maeve Durand, Caitlin Coffey, Winner Roland Onuoho and Sadhbh Zambra.








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