This Week at RJS

Welcome to our weekly news - updated every Monday.

Monday 13th- Friday 17th June 

On Monday 13th June our annual Art and Handwork Exhibition takes place from 4-7pm- the school will not be open for the normal hours and Kids Club will not be open.

On Tuesday 14th June all children need to remember to bring in a strong bag or box to take home all their art and handwork from the Exhibition. 

Tuesday will also be our final swimming session of the school year.  Games will also run as usual.

On Wednesday 15th June we will be having a special "Pancakes for All" with Mrs. Silke making pancakes for every class in the Gym, complete with the traditional "Happy Dance!" 

Also on Wednesday Kindergarten A and B will be going on their Teddy Bears Picnic to Belgrave Square.

On Wednesday evening Form Six will enjoy their own special "Movie Night" with treats and bean bags to relax and share a movie on our big screen in the Gym, starting at 7pm.

On Thursday 16th June the whole school will come together to perform Form Six's "At Home" dance in the Garden.  Look out for a video of this on our website soon!

Also on Thursday Form Six will go on their own "Teddy Bears Picnic" with ice cream, treats and games in Palmerston Park.

Thursday will be our last day of Summer Games.

Friday 17th June is the last day of our school year.  The whole school will join together for a special Assembly to enjoy the whole school slideshow and say farewell to Form Six who will be joining new schools after the summer.  We wish them all well and are proud of everything they have achieved in their time with us in RJS.  All classes will end at 12:30pm.

Please note school re-opens for all classes on Thursday 1st September 2016 - the first day of Games and Swimming will be Tuesday 6th September.  We wish you all a wonderful, sunny summer holiday!!

 

Latest News

Form Six Overnight Trip to Carlingford

Sunday, 12 June 2016
Form Six Overnight Trip to Carlingford

Form Six enjoyed a fantastic finale to their year on last week's overnight trip to Carlingford Adventure Centre. Leaving school be-decked in fantastic "Class of 2016" t-shirts, kindly organised by the parents, we...

Fantastic Form Six's "At Home"

Friday, 27 May 2016
Fantastic Form Six's "At Home"

Form Six and their parents enjoyed a very special evening together last night at their end of year "At Home" performance.  The night was a true celebration of all the individual...

Sunshine and Smiles at Senior Sports

Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Sunshine and Smiles at Senior Sports

A glorious afternoon of sunshine graced this year's Senior Sports Day at Terenure Sports Club, where all our classes from Forms Three to Six gathered to enjoy a fun afternoon...

Great Fun at the Junior Sports!

Friday, 20 May 2016
Great Fun at the Junior Sports!

A wonderful time was had by all of our children from Kindergartens A and B, Forms One and Two, as well as their parents, at this morning's Junior Sports Day in Terenure Sports...

Music Day 2016

Friday, 13 May 2016
Music Day 2016

  Our annual music day took place this Wednesday May 11th.   All the children from KGB up to Form Five participated. There were 50 individual performances on a great range...

Family Fun and Sizzling Sun!

Monday, 09 May 2016
Family Fun and Sizzling Sun!

The annual RJS Fun Day was a fantastic success yet again, as the sun shone down on so many of our families and friends who turned up to support this...

Marc Chagall art in Form 4

Thursday, 05 May 2016
Marc Chagall art in Form 4

Form 4 got an introduction of the painter, Marc Chagall. Born in Belarus in 1887, Marc moved to Paris in 1910 and became an artist. Chagall often painted dreamlike scenes...

Thirteen Chicks born in RJS!!

Thursday, 28 April 2016
Thirteen Chicks born in RJS!!

This week marked a wonderful record-breaking success with the latest round of egg incubation in Form Six.   Just over three weeks ago 14 hens' eggs went into our incubator,...

Easter 1916 Centenary

Thursday, 28 April 2016
Easter 1916 Centenary

This week we marked the centenary week of the 1916 Easter Rising.  Forms Five and Six presented a special Assembly to the school on Tuesday, explaining the background to the...

Hockey Trip to Newtown, Waterford

Monday, 25 April 2016
Hockey Trip to Newtown, Waterford

On Monday 25th April Form Six enjoyed a great trip to Newtown Junior School in Waterford.  We played four hockey matches, with mixed teams of boys and girls, playing in...

Successful Sale of Work!!

Monday, 25 April 2016
Successful Sale of Work!!

    This year's Sale of Work and Bake Sale were a record-breaking success.  With thanks to all the children, parents and friends who donated toys, books, bric-a-brac; and baked...

Form 2 Float Their Boats

Thursday, 21 April 2016
Form 2 Float Their Boats

Form 2 have been learning about buoyancy in Science class and how the shape of an object determines its ability to float. We split into groups and got a lump...

Handa's Surprise

Monday, 18 April 2016
Handa's Surprise

On Wednesday 13th April Form One presented our assembly to the school. We had a lot of fun performing a dramatised version of the picture book 'Handa's Surprise' by Eileen Browne....

Hogsprickle Hedgehogs visit RJS!

Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Hogsprickle Hedgehogs visit RJS!

  On Tuesday 12th April RJS was privileged to welcome two very special four-legged visitors to the school Gym.  Bev Truss, from the wonderful Hogsprickle charity, arrived all the way...

"Staying Safe!" by KGB

Friday, 08 April 2016
"Staying Safe!" by KGB

This week Kindergarten B have been learning about "Staying Safe."   We talked about being safe around electricity at home and how electrical appliances can be very dangerous. We also...

New Playground Surface - Fun for All!

Monday, 04 April 2016
New Playground Surface - Fun for All!

Having spoken with the children in Assembly before Easter about a "surprise" for them on our return, today it was finally time for the "big reveal!"   The children were...