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23/02/24

Congratulations to the students of the week this week. Keep up the great work!

 

 

19/02/2024

Thank you to Paula O'Connor from "Don't be mean behind your screen" who facilitated a workshop for our sixth classs pupils about Online Safety. Paula spoke about gaming, cybersafety and creating a digital footprint. Our pupils really enjoyed the workshop and found it very informative.

 

 

 

09/02/24

Well done to the students announced as Students of the Week for this week. Superb work by all!

 

Some lovely colourful art is on display in the corridors of St. Michael's:

  

  

 

 

02/02/24

This week we celebrated Anti-Bullying Week in St. Michael's. All week, the student councill were making announcements on the intercom about the pupils' activities. Pupils watched videos, participated in anti-bullying discussions, completed art activities and played games.

We finished the week off with an anti-bullying themed assembly. In this assembly, Ms. Metcalfe's 2nd class pupils said a rap, recited a poem and gave really good advice to their peers about what to do if they experience bullying in any form. Our 6th class pupils also recited a poem. All winners of the anti-bullying poster competition presented their winning posters and explained the messages their posters portrayed. It was a very informative assembly, enjoyed by all:

 

A big well done to the students of the week this week. Keep up the great work!

 

The sixth class pupils received their Class of 2024 hoodies this week. They are wearing them on PE days with great pride:

 

Classes are carrying out fantastic work as part of our 30 Days of Positivity Challenge. Well done to all!

 

 

28/01/24

This week in St. Michael's, we celebrated Catholic Schools Week. The pupils participated in activities each day based on the following themes:

Service in Our Community of Friends

Service in Our School Community

Service in Our Family Community

Service in Our Local Community

Service in Our Faith Community

As part of our Catholic Schools Week assembly, Ms. Ibs' 5th class pupils read out the prayers that they wrote during the week and the whole school sang two songs together, 'We Sing a Song to Brigid' and 'Thank You My Lord'. 

  

 

On Tuesday, 23rd January, and Wednesday, 24th January, we held a Grandparents' Day in the school, as part of the Service in Our Family Community theme. Some pupils' grandparents visited the school and their grandchild's classroom. They chatted with the class and had a cup of tea and a sweet treat with the pupils. It was a lovely morning, enjoyed by all. We would like to greatly thank all the grandparents who took the time out of their day to participate in this. 

 

We were very proud of the sixth class pupils today on making their Confirmation in St. Patrick's Church. They represented the school so well and with utmost integrity. Well done boys!

 

Congratulations to this week's Students of the Week. These pupils have shown a great example to their peers. Well done boys!

 

 

19/01/24

Classes have been working hard since the beginning of the new term. Below are some examples of their fantastic work:

  

  

 

 

12/01/24

Happy New Year from all the pupils and staff in St. Michael's! Congratulations to the students of the week. They have had a brilliant start to 2024!

 

22/12/23

Santa visited the special classes and the second classes on Thursday, 21st December. The pupils were so excited for his arrival. He certainly brought festive cheer as he rang his bell through the corridors of St. Michael's!

 

  

 

Well done to Ms. Mullen's 4th class who performed at our last school assembly of 2023 singing 'Merry Christmas' by Elton John and Ed Sheeran. 

 

20/12/23

Carol Service

Well done to all involved in our Christmas Carol Service which took place in St. Patrick’s Church on Wednesday, December 20th. Our very talented school choir and musicians performed a wide repertoire of Christmas carols, many in two part harmony. Readings and prayers were delivered with great precision and fluency! Thanks to all who supported our collection for “Trim Meals on Wheels” on the night. A total of €750 was raised. It was a very memorable and proud occasion for St. Michael’s and certainly spread a lot of festive cheer.

15/12/2023

Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday, 15th December, we held our Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Meath Foodbank Collection. €385  was raised on the day. Thank you to all who donated!

 

 

 

 

 

On Monday, 11th December, pupils participated in the start of our Money Savers Club in St. Michael's. Sharon Skerritt, from Drogheda Credit Union, co-ordinated this and will continue to do so every month for the rest of the year and onwards. Well done to the pupils who have taken part and other pupils are encouraged to do the same!

 

01/12/23

Our classes have been creating Winter/Christmas art which looks fabulous on the corridors:

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to the students of the week. Keep up the super work!

 

Congratulations to the students who won prizes for best posters in the Growth Mindset poster competition. Winning posters were chosen by members of the student council:

 

 

 

24/11/23

Our 6th class and special class pupils are really enjoying their cycle safety lessons each week:

 

 

 

Well done to the students of the week this week!

22/11/2023

Thank you to Shane, the Meath Civil Defence Officer, for facilitating Aideen and Seán's visit to our special classes today with the Fire Engine, The smiles say it all!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our sixth class pupils visited Dublin castle today. In addition to Trim Castle, Hugh De Lacy was also involved in the construction of Dublin Castle. Staff and pupils really enjoyed the visit!

 

 

 

Fantasic displays from our classrooms this week:

 

  

  

 

On Friday, 17th November, St. Michael's celebrated everything science. We held a Science Day to celebrate Science Week. Pupils completed experiments, watched videos, participated in a science table quiz and did science themed art. It was a very fub day for all!

  

  

 

13/11/2023

Thank you to all who supported our Christmas ShoeBox Appeal.

 

27/10/23

Pupils dressed up to celebrate Halloween and of course the midterm break! Well done to all those who participated:

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to the Parents' Association for holding a bun sale as a fundraiser for the school and thank you to all who bought buns and donated to the school.

  

 

Congratulations to our students of the week. Keep up the great work!

 

 

20/10/23

Our 6th class puils enjoyed a trip to Croke Park this week followed by a trip to Liffey Valley shopping centre for something to eat:

 

23/10/2023

We are delighted to be one of the lucky schools chosen to work with STEAM Meath in partnership with Meta. Steam Meath is a fully funded STEAM programme for primary and secondary schools in Meath. The programme will run for 3 years. We are  looking forward to igniting student's creativity using Lego and coding withinn the classroom!

 

 

 

  

  

13/10/23

Well done to our students of the week this week. Keep up the great work!

 

We hosted our Erasmus Week 2023 this week. Our guests were treated to a warm welcome by our pupils and staff. Everyone really enjoyed having our visiting teachers in the school and showing them life in St. Michael's. The visiting teachers, from Iceland, Lithuania, Reunion Island and Italy, visited Trim Castle, Carton House, The Japanese Gardens, Bunratty Castle, The Cliffs of Moher and The Hill of Tara. They also engaged in activities with the pupils, educational workshops and they participated in whole school assemblies. We would like to thank everyone for making it such a special week for all!

 

 

Ms. Tersigni's fifth class visited the library and the Swift Cultural Centre on Thursday, 12th October, to see 'Candlelit Tales' as part of the Children's Book Festival:

     

 

06/10/23

Congratulations to this week's Students of the Week!

 

04/10/23

Today we held our first WOW (Walk on Wednesday) Day. The pupils met in front of Trim Castle at 08:45 and walked to school together along with teachers. Pupils received a homework pass and a treat when they arrived at the school. Well done to all who participated!

 

 

29/09/23

Congratulations to this week's students of the week. Keep up the brilliant work!

 

22/09/23

Well done to all the students awarded student of the week this week:

 

 

15/09/23

Congratulations are in order for the students who were awarded student of the week. Well done to all!

 

 

08/09/23

A big congratulations to the students of the week this week. These students are setting a super example for all so early in the year!

 

 

01/09/23

A huge welcome back to all our pupils and staff members. We are all excited to start this new school year and to enjoy everything it will bring. Well done to all the pupils on a great start to the school year and we know it is only going to continue.

We held our first assembly of the year, at which the students of the week were announced. Congratulations to all the pupils awarded student of the week:

 

 

26/05/2023

It was an honour to welcome John Reilly and Robbie Horgan from Trim Celtic today. The boys got the opportunity to ask loads of questions and see all the trophies!

 

 

 

 

20/05/2023

The boys and girls made their First Holy Communion on Saturday the 20th of May.

 

 

 

 

05/05/2023

Ms Treacy’s class performed for assembly today. They sang a song called “When I Grow Up”. Well Done!

 

 

24/04/2023

6th class had a brilliant visit to Kilmainham Goal today to learn more about the 1916 Rising.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/04/2023

We held our annual school Marathon Relay Fundraiser on Thursday,  April 20th  at 10:00am.The School Marathon Relay is a fun and inclusive event for all children in our school and all money raised will go towards our fund for an all weather pitch. All pupils ran the distance of a marathon, 42km, in relay format, with each pupil running/walking a minimum of 100m.  Many thanks to everyone for your continued support.

 

 

 

 

02/04/2023

Well done to pupils in Ms. Metcalfe's class who completed excellent projects on Italy!

   

  

  

 

  

  

  

17/03/2023

Seachtain na Gaeilge, which we celebrated from March 13th - 17th, was a huge success again this year. The pupils participated in a range of activities to celebrate our traditions, culture and native language.

Well done to all the pupils who won  Gaeilgóirí na Seachtaine, Tráth na gCeist,  Píosa Scríobhneoireachta agus Píosa Ealaíne.

The week culminated with Lá Glas and a special assembly on Thursday, March 16h. Pupils from Mr. Joyce’s class sang “Ireland’s Call”. Pupil’s from Ms. Metcalfe’s recited the poem “Bogha Baistí”. All pupils sang “Geronimo” as gaeilge.  Bhaineamar go léir an-taitneamh as “Seachtain na Gaeilge”. Comhghairdeas dó chách!

 

 

 

Lá Glas agus Seachtain na Gaeilge 

         

     

 

 

 

17/03/2023

Some of the beautiful art displays on our corridors!

 

World Book Day 2023

We celebrated World Book Day on March the 2nd. The pupils dressed up as characters from their favourite books!

 

 

15/02/2023

Well done to all pupils who have their work displayed on our Good Work Wall !

 

 

27/01/23

This week was Catholic Schools Week. All classes participated in a whole school assembly to mark the occasion. A big thank you to Ms Metcalfe’s and Ms Fitzpatrick’s classes who led the school singing as part of their assembly performance.

 

 

Congratulations to all of the pupils who received the sacrament of Confirmation on Friday, January 27th. Thank you to Bishop Deenihan and Bishop Smith who conferred the Holy Spirit on the children. Thank you to all the teachers for preparing their pupils so well for this very special day.

 

25/01/23

The corridors are filled with beautiful displays of artwork!!

   

 

20/01/23

The sixth class pupils stunned us all with their wonderful rainstorm body percussion for assembly.

 

 

 

20/01/23

Students of the week awards. Well Done to everyone!

 

12/01/23

Thank you to Garda Edel Dugdale who visited St. Michael's today and spoke to pupils about the role of the garda, being kind, personal safety and vandalism.

21/12/22

Santa Claus ,once again, visited the children in the special classes at St. Michael's on the 20th of December 2022. He arrived in a car as his reindeers were resting up before their long journey on Christmas Eve. He rang his bell loudly and was in fine spirits. It was heartening to know that the children were all on the 'GOOD' list! They received their presents happily and a magical time was had by all! 

 

 

 

Santa Dash

As part of our active schools programme, all pupils participated in the Santa Dash on Tuesday, December 20th. Pupils donned their festive clothing. It was an enjoyable experience for all and put us all in the Christmas spirit! Thanks to Ms. Gibbons for organising this event.

 

19/12/2022

The corridors are well decorated for Christmas! 

       

 

          

 

      

28/11/22

Well done to staff and pupils for their creative Halloween costumes today!

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

27/11/22

Pupils have completed fabulous Halloween Art!

 

 

 

22/09/22

Cycling workshop today. The senior pupils learned about road safety , positioning and signalling . Junior pupils were learning about balance and pedalling.

 

 

10/11/2022

On Thursday, November 10th, sixth class pupils visited the home of Gaelic games, Croke Park. The boys participated in the Ericsson Skyline Tour which brought them up 17 storeys high onto the roof. The weather was perfect and allowed the boys to get a clear view of the goings-on below them in the city. They also took in the view from the platform that is suspended over the Croke Park pitch itself!! After the rooftop tour, the boys visited the interactive games zone and they concluded the day with a trip to the Food Court in Liffey Valley. It was a wonderful day, thoroughly enjoyed by all.

 

                     

21/09/22

Pupils really enjoyed the dance/exercise workshop with Glenn Daly today !

09/03/2022

Congratulations to staff and pupils on receiving our Positive Primaries Flag. Thank you to Ms. Daly for organising this initiative  and to Garda Edel Dugdale who presented the flag to our Student Council today.