Children from St Dympna’s N.S., Tydavnet teamed up the local Tidy Towns group to participate in the Autumn Clean up on Friday 10th November 2016. During the short clean up the children collected a considerable amount of rubbish, including cigarette butts, drinks cans and bottles, crisp packets, sweet wrappers, cardboard cups and pizza boxes, much of which could […]
Many people travelled from all parts of Ireland and abroad for Michael Rooney’s acclaimed music composition “Macalla 1916” commemorating the Easter Rising when it returned to the Garage Theatre, Monaghan on Saturday 29th October 2016. The outstanding musical production featuring the Macalla orchestra of 58 musicians of harps, flutes, fiddles, accordions, percussion, uilleann pipes, concertinas, banjos, […]
After 39 years as a Primary Teacher, Miss Elizabeth Finnegan is taking her leave from Tydavnet N.S. and calling it a day. A celebratory Mass took place in St Dympna’s Chapel on Wednesday 15th June, followed by a social and presentation in Tydavnet School. Among the symbols of her life brought to the altar were […]
County Monaghan IFA and the farming community celebrates 60 years of great achievement of the National Farming Association, now known as the Irish Farmers’ Association. The book called “Three Score Ploughed”, is a unique record which deals in great detail with ever facet of agriculture in Co Monaghan over the past sixty years, focusing on […]
Our school debating team consists of: Caoimhe Mc Carra (chairperson), Aoife Brady (timekeeper), Tarah Sherlock (captain), Emma Mc Carron and Emma Brady (other speakers). We took part in the first round of the competition this week when Glaslough NS visited our school. The motion for the debate was ‘Every child in 5th and 6th class […]
David Mc Cague, a past pupil of our school visited the school recently to talk to our parents. He is now working in Monaghan Education Centre and he presented a talk entitled: ‘Promoting positive parenting’ & ‘Parenting and your child’s education’, which parents found very interesting and informative. Thank you to David for his excellent […]
Congratulations to Tarah Sherlock, Sophie Mc Kenna, Finn Sherlock and Oisin Bell who were all winners in the Monaghan Mental Health Essay Writing Competition!
We took part in Science week this month. The children in 5th and 6th class worked on experiments which they shared with the other students. 2nd, 3rd and 4th class made their own volcanoes, and Mrs Slowey’s class did experiments about Push and Pull. It was great fun!
We participated in Maths week again this year. The children played Maths games, wrote Maths stories, figured out puzzles and riddles and used their Maths eyes to study the world around them. We also tried the Mathletics programme and lots of the children received certificates for their hard work online. Congratulations to Donna Sherlock who […]
Here is some of the beautiful work the children have created over the last month. They have been working on textiles, clay, painting and prints amongst others.
Our wonderful wormery is working away to turn our waste into compost. Aren’t they lovely!
I took advantage of the good (but cold) weather on Sunday November 23rd to take these aerial photographs of Tydavnet village. The photographs were taken using a remote control drone capable of flying up to 400ft, beaming a live feed down to my mobile phone. All photographs taken by Darren McCarra.
On the last day before Mid Term the children and the staff dressed up for Halloween. It was great fun, well done everyone. Enjoy the holidays!
This month in Dympna’s Diary she is bringing you some photos of the children learning to play traditional instruments with Marina Mohan. They are a talented bunch!
We have been very busy this month. We learned how to do printing, marbling, papier mache, mask making, bat making, pumpkin art and much more! Here are some of the finished products.