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Golden Boot Winners – Week 6

A big congratulations to Mr O’Connell’s 4th/5th Class whom travelled to school using the most sustainable methods of transport this week. Almost half of Mr O’Connell’s class have walked, cycled, car-pooled and Parked ‘n’ Strided this week which is a huge change from last year and made them the clear winner of the Golden Boot. Well done…

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Golden Boot Winners – Week 5

A big congratulations to Mr Farrell’s 3rd Class whom travelled to school using the most sustainable methods of transport this week. Even though the weather has taken a considerable change and it turned out to be a very cold week overall, Mr Farrell’s class wrapped up well and have walked, cycled, car-pooled and Parked ‘n’ Strided. Well…

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Golden Boot Winners – Week 4

A big congratulations to Mr O’Connell’s 4th/5th Class who topped the poll as the class who travelled to school using the most sustainable methods of transport this week. Even though the weather has taken a considerable change and it turned out to be a damp week overall, Mr O’Connell’s class have walked, cycled, car-pooled and…

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Golden Boot Winners – Week 3

Congratulations to Ms Hennessy’s 2nd Class who topped the poll as the class who travelled to school in the most ‘Green’ way. Even though the weather has taken a considerable change and the frost has set out on occassion Ms Hennessy’s class have walked, cycled, car-pooled and Parked ‘n’ Strided. Well done guys. Who will…

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Traffic Survey

Mr O’Connell’s class took part in a traffic survey this week as part of our continous Green Flag work. It was a fantastic opportunity for the boys to put their work on data into real-life practice and a chance to understand the vast amount of traffic that flows around our school everyday. Another of this…

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Cycle Safety Workshop

Many thanks to Sorcha, our An Taisce Travel Officer who came to visit us this week for our ‘Cycle Safety Workshop’. The workshop consisted of the boys working on all the safety elements of cycling such as signalling, cycling in single file and in groups, checking helmets, understanding the primary and secondary positions on a…

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Bike Week Poster Winner

A big Congratulations to Roonald, winner of Louth’s County Council Bike Week PosterCompetition. Roonald was presented with his fantastic prize including colouring pencils, bike accessories, a €50 Smyths voucher and a winners certificate by Adrian Sullivan, Road Safety Officer.  Well done Roonald, keep up the great work.

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Week 1 – Golden Boot Winners

A huge congratulations to Mr Farrell’s 3rd Class who were the winners of the Golden Boot upon it’s return this week. Despite the change in weather throughout the week, Mr Farrell’s class braved the elements to change their travel arrangements to school and the results show for themselves. Well done boys. Who will be next week’s…

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Golden Boot Return

We are delighted to announce the Green School’s ‘Golden Boot’ award will return this coming week. The Golden Boot is an award given to the class that have chosen the most sustainable methods of travelling to school overall. We will be reintroducing our WOW (Walk on Wednesday) and COW (Cycle on Wednesday) days. We would…

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COW Launch Day

Today marked the launch of St Malachy’s BNS ‘Cycle On Wednesday‘ or ‘Cycle Once a Week‘. In launching COW we had hoped to fill the bike shelter and as you can see from our photo we have been successful in achieving this goal. Thank you to the boys who cycled, they have been rewarded with…

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