Green School News

Battery Recycling Champions!

  WEEE Pledge Initiative 2017 On Wednesday the 6th September, some students from sixth class attended the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun to meet Minister Denis Naughten, the minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, WEEE Ireland representatives, people from the Laura Lynn Foundation and of course, BOSCO. You may remember that earlier this year we […]

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Walking Bus

  29th September, 2017   Dear Parents & Guardians, Our walking buses are up and running! The meeting points are: Marino – Junction of Marino Park (Bottom Circle) and Fairview Avenue (departing at 8.40am) Donnycarney – Donnycarney Credit Union on the Malahide Road (departing at 8.40am) Junction of Griffith Avenue & Charlemont (departing at 8.45am)   […]

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Marino Walking Bus

We had a lovely walk this morning on the Marino walking bus. We leave every morning from the bottom circle at 8.40. We’d love you to join us along the way. If any parents are interested in helping out, please contact Ms. Lambe.  

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WOW Day 2017

We had a great turn out for National WOW day 2017 when 205 girls walked to school. The Marino Walking Bus is still going strong.  Well done to the parents, leaders and all the participants on the Marino Walking Bus!

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Biodiversity Workshop- An Taisce

Today we got a visit from Kevin Delahunty from An Taisce.   The Green Schools Committee was lucky enough to take part in a biodiversity workshop where we learnt about the importance of native Irish plants, flowers, birds and animals. We watched videos and discussed some of ways in which plants and animals interact with […]

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Cycle Training

Cycle Right Cycle Training Course for 6th classes ends today. After eight weeks of training, both on-road and off-road, the sixth class girls feel confident and competent on their bikes.  They have learned these wonderful skills for now and for life. Well done to all!  

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Biodiversity Workshop

On Wednesday 1st March, the Ecological Gardener, Brenda Palmer, visited our school. Brenda did a biodiversity workshop with each second class. In Ms Lambe’s class, the children learned about bringing wild birds back to the school. They made bird feeders from recycled bottles. Ms Dooley’s class and Ms Leddy’s class focused on the importance of […]

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Exciting News!!

Plans For School Garden Taking Shape! We are delighted to announce that we will be beginning our school garden project in the next month. This is part of the Biodiversity Green School Flag and we feel that a school garden will be of huge benefit, not only to the children, but to everyone in the […]

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