We have added another 298 km. on our Active Walkway. This has brought us through Paris and on to the beautiful Fontainebleau Forest.
A lovely photo slideshow agus na páistí i rang a trí agus rang a ceathair ag canadh an Baile Beag.
The children at Togher N.S. are a talented group. Our parents and school community had a wonderful time watching the children perform individual acts, sing Christmas carols and songs and perform our Christmas play. Our Christmas play was written by the children themselves and involved Santa, Kevin the Carrot, Elf on a Shelf, a Christmas Tree Angel and many other colourful characters including a David Brown tractor. A huge thank you to Victor from the S.C.P. for all his help with the play and to our parents for providing the children with such fantastic costumes.
We were delighted to be awarded The Active School Flag that recognises Togher N.S. as an Active School. The Active School Flag is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physically active school community. The process aims to get more schools, more active, more often. During our Christmas Celebrations we raised our Active School Flag and The Health Promoting School Flag we were awarded earlier in the year.
We were delighted to display some of our latest robotics and coding kits following the Christmas Celebration. Our School Excellence – Digital funding allows us to explore the very latest in robotics and coding educational equipment. We have been busy exploring BeeBots, Mindstorms EV3, Lego WeDo and our latest robot – Photon.
We were delighted to welcome Santa at Togher N.S. At this time of year Santa is busy checking his Naughty or Nice lists and we were delighted to learn that all our children are currently on the Nice list. The children enjoyed singing some Christmas songs for Santa. However Santa had harsh words for some of the teachers. Elf on the shelf monitoring suggests that some teachers may be receiving lumps of coal!
Orange pomander balls are quite possibly the quickest and best all-natural and aromatic decoration for the Christmas season. The infusion of clove oil into the sweet oranges perfumes the air with a marvellous Christmas aroma. This year Katrin showed the children how to make wonderful orange pomander balls.