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Greenschools 2019

Greenschools 2019

TRASHION FASHION is back! The fashion event of the year will take place in Halla Setanta on February 20th! New Year; more chances to reuse and recycle! After the excesses of Christmas, the Greenschool committee is presenting all our students and...

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Trashion Fashion 2019

Trashion Fashion 2019

As Christmas approaches, we would like to remind everyone to start collecting items you might discard in order to create something wonderful for the event of 2019 – The Greenschool Trashion Fashion Show! What does this involve? Simply put...

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Batteries for Barretstown

Batteries for Barretstown

WHY RECYCLE USED BATTERIES? Batteries are made from important resources and chemicals. Each battery that is recycled is taken apart and many of the materials will be used to make new batteries or indeed lots of other items. Here in our school we...

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Greenschool Christmas

Greenschool Christmas

Every Christmas we all accumulate a lot of waste such as, wrapping paper, sweet wrappers, Christmas trees, batteries and packaging. Sometimes we forget that most of this waste can actually be recycled and does not need to be dumped. At the moment...

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Heritage Visit

Heritage Visit

6th class had a talk on Biodiversity today. They were reminded of the importance of food chains in the environment and took part in some practical activities outside including a bug hunt! The children really enjoyed it.

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A Bee-autiful visit!

A Bee-autiful visit!

After our very successful Eco Tribes project last year where Ms Conroy’s 4th and 5th Class worked closely with the Knockbridge Tidy Towns Community Organisation to build a Pollinator Friendly Garden in the village centre, we invited two bee...

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WOW!

WOW!

We had a great turn out for our Walk on Wednesday on 19/09 despite the high winds! Well done to all who came on the walk and don’t forget, we will be walking again on Wednesday 26/09!

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Low Energy Day

Low Energy Day

At 12.30pm on Thursday 20/09, members of the Green Schools Committee took an electricity reading. For the following 24 hours, the whole school made a conscious effort to use as little energy as possible in the classroom. We did this by turning...

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