Congratulations to all of our school community (students, teachers and parents) who were awarded the ‘Badge of Excellence’ in the area of STEM. We were one of thirty schools who participated in this pilot programme last year. Our school has provided evidence of children’s engagement with STEM in the following areas:
In the feedback received, the purchase of the STEM equipment by our parents was commended and we at Scoil Mhuire wish to thank you again sincerely. We look forward to participating in this award again in the coming years and we hope that you will be enthusiastic as ever and continue to support our students, teachers and school in their work.
SSE Airtricity and Dublin Zoo have launched The Eco Explorers Club a new online resource platform inform and educate children on the natural world. The Eco Explorers Club is a 10 week course created with the Dublin Zoo Discovery and Learning Team. It will explore five educational topics related to sustainability and the natural world including biodiversity, climate change and pollution. The range of resources, created together with Dublin Zoo’s Discovery and Learning team, is available on The Eco Explorers Club hub.
Ireland’s Rocks is running Times Tables Rock Stars from the 15th to 18th June. There will be lots of prizes up for grabs! If you are not a subscriber you can sign up for free during the lockdown at: www.ttrockstars.com/page/irelandrocks2020
Team Limerick Clean-Up (TLC) has launched a competition to coincide with International Biodiversity day. TLC is asking families and individuals to submit photos of nature in its element in their garden or local green. This could be as simple as birds, animals, insects, plants, trees.
To enter the competition, people are should follow the Team Limerick Clean-Up Facebook page or Instagram account (@teamlimerickcleanup) and post their photos using the hashtag #BiodiversityTLC and tag Team Limerick Clean-Up. More details about the competition is available at: https://www.ilovelimerick.ie/international-biodiversity-day/