Monday, 13 January 2014

Christmas Festivities!

Welcome back everyone. We hope you had a great Christmas and New Year. Before the Christmas holidays, all the children and teachers in Ballyglass worked hard to prepare songs, poems and performances for the school. The concert took place on Wednesday 18th December.

Ms. Glynn's class:
Ms. Glynn's class worked on a range of songs and poems for the performance. They sang "Little Donkey" and they told us a poem about a "Chubby Little Snowman". This poem had actions and they were great a putting it all together. They recited the poem "Tá an Geimhreadh ann" in Irish as well. Then they sang "Santa Claus is coming to town." They were very impressive and it was great to see the children in Junior and Senior Infants performing so well in front of the school.

Mrs. Lynskey's class:
Mrs. Lynskey's class worked on songs, poems and tin whistle pieces to keep us entertained. First class sang "Father Christmas" and said the poem "The Little Reindeer". They looked great as they performed actions to these pieces. Second class played some songs on the tin whistle, with a solo from Daniel. Then they said the poem "I tried Santa" and "An Nollag". Finally third class entertained us with some Christmas jokes from Eoin, some Christmas poems written by Katie and Shauna and a Christmas rap performed by all the class and written by Tadhg. Third class also sang a Christmas song called "Santa Claus is tapping your phone" taught to them by Mr. Healy. All of the children in the class sang a carol called "Carol of the Journey". They were fantastic and they showed us all the work they had put into their performance.

Mr. Cosgrave's Class:
Mr. Cosgrave's class told a story about Christmas in Ballyglass. They sang some songs during the story, including Frosty the Snowman, Mamacita and I want a hippopotomus for Christmas. Eamon and the class sang Walking in the Air, and a mix of children from 4th, 5th and 6th recited "The night before Christmas". Then they finished with Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, while some children danced and others played their saxophones, trumpets and guitars!


Well done to all the children and their teachers on a great performance!