Author: Lesley Cahill

New Digital Calendar

Many thanks to Abigail Mahon and her dad, Stephen, who recently installed a digital calendar in our entrance hallway. Using Raspberry Pi, the monitor will help to keep you up to date on activities and events planned. It also displays snippets of news from our school website and photographs of our busy Springdalers. The Raspberry […]

Thank you

Thank you to all who helped fundraise last year towards sensory equipment for our school. We made a few purchases during the summer holidays and we hope everyone enjoys putting them to use over the next few weeks. Our Junior Infants were certainly having fun in their yard today. Many thanks to our wonderful caretaker, […]

Game on!

Huge congratulations to our 6th Class students who defeated the staff in an end of year basketball match by a score of 8-6. The staff jumped out to an early lead on a basket by Ms Cahill and continued to build on this as they reached 6-2 with good passing and aggressive play. However, with […]

Fire Brigade Fun

Thanks to the firemen from Kilbarrack Fire Station who visited Springdale today. Past Springdaler and fireman, Derek Singleton, was joined by the Station Officer, Dave Connolly, and fellow firemen, Glen Ellis and Paul. As you can see below, Mr. Vincent managed to capture the great excitement and fun had by pupils from Junior Infants to […]

On your marks, get set, go!

The sun was shining while the whole Springdale community thoroughly enjoyed our annual Sports Day. Tea, coffee and home baked treats were provided by the PTA as parents arrived to join in the fun. Congratulations to all our athletes who participated and well done to this year’s overall winning team, the Yellows! Many thanks to […]

Have a look at our projects!

Pupils from 3rd to 6th Class have been busy working on projects for the last few weeks. They have covered a variety of topics from ‘monkeys’ to ‘mental health’. The finished projects are very impressive. If you have time during the week, be sure to take a few minutes to have a look at the […]

A closer look at Twistables

A parent on the PTA recently asked whether or not we can recycle Twistables. The Green Schools Committee were given the challenge to find out. We contacted Panda, our bin collection company and this is what we discovered: We CAN recycle the plastic outer case of Twistable colouring pencils as long as there is no […]

Kick Off!

Three Springdale teams took to the pitch in Irishtown Stadium as part of the Spar Primary 5 -a-sides Dublin Qualifiers last week. Competition was tough but we were delighted when one of the boys’ teams made it through to the next round. We wish them the very best of luck in the Dublin Finals on […]