5th Green Flag for St. Aiden's

St. Aiden's raised their 5th Green Flag on Wednesday 23rd of June. A big thank you to all involved. Below is a photo of the Green School's Committee with their teacher and Green School Co-ordinator Ms. Moriarty.


Farewell to 6th Class June 2010
The 6th Class Party took place on Wednesday 23rd of June. Everyone had a great time. All at St. Aiden's want to wish them in the next stage of their education.


Heritage in Schools
Six schools in County Sligo are involved in a project investigating local historical and archeological sites. St. Aiden's is one of these schools. The children of 4th, 5th and 6th classes are doing a project on St.
Attracta's Well, the Local Graveyard and the Clogher Stone Fort. The schools hope to share their information in September/October on a website. Joyce Enright, Archeologist, was in the school on Monday  and Friday  14th and 18th June to launch the project and give the children lots of information.


Sport's Day
All enjoyed the Sports Day on Wednesday 16th June. The children took part in running, sack race, wheelbarrow race, spud and spoon race, slow bicycle race, wellie throwing and tug of war. The ice cream van arrived and was a welcome relief on such a lovely day. 


Senior Tour

Senior tour (2nd to 6th classes) took place on Tuesday 15th June. The day started with a visit to King House in Boyle, a trip on the cruise boat 'Moonriver' in Carrick-on-Shannon, lunch in Supermacs and a visit to the Forest Park. A great day was enjoyed by all.


St. Aiden's Girls are Winners

St Aiden's girls won the final of Cumann na mBunscol  on Saturday 12th June in Markievicz Park, Sligo. The final scor was 2 goals 8 points to 6 points. Monasteraden girls led at half-time by 5 points to four. Two goals in the last five minutes by Katie Flaherty and Orla O'Dowd sealed the victory. Well done girls, everyone is proud of you.

Junior tour 2010

Junior infants, senior infants and 1st class along with their teachers Marian Nally and Ruth Towey had a great day at the TF Royal Theatre on Thursday 10th June 2010. They enjoyed the musical 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. Afterwards they had a picnic in glorious sunshine and spent a fun-filled hour at the playground. See more photos in the photo gallery.

Haiti Fundraising Presentation

A cheque for €2,500 was presented to Shane Flannery and Ronan Gray by the pupils and staff of St. Aiden's on Friday 12th March. Shane and Ronan are heading to Haiti under the Haven Build It Project. The best of luck to both lads from all at St. Aiden's.


Fahy School of Dancing

Irish dancing classes take place every Monday from 3 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Please contact Ethna Fahy 094 9877080/087 6661905

 Gerry Murray comes to visit.

Gerry Murray, Chairperson of Sligo County Council visited the school on Thursday 11th February. He was accompanied by Madam Felicity McDermot. 

The book 'Landscape, Rocks and Fossils, The Geological Heritage of Co. Sligo' was presented to the school. The book is dedicated to Conor McDermot (1945 -2001), in recognition of his enduring contribution to the appreciation and understanding of Sligo's geology.

Interactive White board for the Infant Room

With the installation of an interactive white board into the Infant room , the school now has one in every class room. This is a great achievment as we have gone from 0 to 100% in under 2 years.

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