Month: December 2017

Sam Visits Springdale

Thank you to Brian Fenton, Brian Howard and Darren Byrne who brought Sam Maguire to Springdale on Thursday 7th December. They were greeted by a very excited crowd, many in blue in support of the team. Even the Elf on the Shelf got into the spirit of things with his Dublin scarf, flag and mini […]

Cross Country News

On Tuesday 5th December over 60 pupils represented Springdale NS in cross country races in St, Anne’s Park. They ran their hearts out, with many coming in the top 15 out of 40 or more runners in each race. A special mention goes to Ben and James who came 1st and 2nd in the 4th […]

First Class Out and About

It was a busy week last week for First Class with two trips out of school! We have been learning about the Post Office this month. We practised writing our addresses and decided to send Christmas cards to our families. On Tuesday we went to the Post Office to buy our stamps and then posted […]

Green School News

This year our school will be working towards the ‘Water Flag’. In order to get this flag we are going to have to start conserving water. We hope we can work together towards this flag, Springdale’s next big challenge. The Green Schools Committee has thought of a few ways in which we can save water: […]

Art Exhibition

On Thursday 23rd  November, over 50 local artists arrived with their fabulous paintings, photographs and sculptures to display in our annual art exhibition. There was great excitement as Junior Infants to Sixth Class took turns to visit the exhibition on Friday and choose their favourite pieces. The opening night was a great success. Many thanks […]

Shoebox Update

Well done to everyone who brought in a shoebox for Team Hope. In total 167 shoeboxes were donated. Three of our pupils (Evan, Conor and Abigail) went to the warehouse to look at the shoeboxes being checked. One boy’s box is going to go to Eastern Europe with one of Ms Hogan’s friends and after […]