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Zumba class in action
Physical exercise can improve mental health by reducing anxiety. A regular fitness routine can help you cope with stress and leave you feeling better about yourself. As part of Wellbeing Week, Ms Mullen offered students a Zumba class. Zumba is a fitness programme that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Students learned the moves of various dance routines and practiced them...
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creatively managing stress
Wellbeing Week - On Monday 6th March 2017, 6th year students participated in a Creatively Managing Stress Mindfulness Workshop. Students learned that effective management of stress is vital for our wellbeing. Taking time out for relaxation by doing what you love is an essential factor for coping with stress. Students were informed that creative activity can increase brain levels of serotonin,...
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In our first event of Wellbeing Week, 2nd year students explored the tools that are needed to make lasting healthy choices and break old habits. They learned that what we put into our bodies affects how well our body feels and looks, influencing our future health and wellness. Students looked at the five main nutritional aims, which includes eating a balanced diet, supporting energy levels and...
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On Wednesday 1st March 2017, a group of 6th year students visited The Sanctuary, a meditation centre founded by Sister Stan. The purpose of this trip was to give students the opportunity to reflect on what they had learned during the programme, a 10 week course aimed at giving young people a taste of mindfulness. Students identified some of the mindfulness skills that they have been practising at...
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Monday 6th – Friday 10th March 2017 Monday 6th March 2017 09.40.10.20 2nd Year: Boost Your Health. Improve Your Nutrition 12.15.13.05 6th Year: Creatively Managing Stress Meditation Tuesday 7th March 2017 09.40.10.20 1st Year: Prayer Service – Shine Your Light and Let the Whole World See 13.05.13.40 All Students: Lunchtime Zumba Class Wednesday 8th March 2017 09.20.10.00...
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Students of 1A celebrated Pancake Tuesday in style this week. They learned that this day, otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday, is the day before the Christian time of Lent. To avoid wasting food before Lent began, Christians in the past had a feast using all of the ingredients that would go bad before they could eat it again. Pancakes were a dish that used up the foods by adding some flour....
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Sign Language Class
Irish Sign Language or ISL is the language used by the majority of deaf & hard of hearing people in Ireland. It is a very visual language in which you use all of your body, hands and facial expressions. ISL has its own grammar and structure, which is very different to written or spoken English. Join us from 13.25-13.45 every Tuesday in the Resource Cabin and every Thursday in the Canteen to...
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The GAA-loving pupils of Rosmini were thrilled to see the return of Sam Maguire to the school on Friday 17th February. Our honoured guest was introduced by Ms Cherry and Mr Devane gave a history of the cup through the ages. Some brave Mayo people were even given the opportunity to hold Sam!
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What the students themselves had to say about the experience: “…we had a meet and greet with some of the employees. They talked about their work, their lives and how they got their jobs…” Amina “…I enjoyed the trip to the E.S.B….The most interesting part would have to be the circuitry as it allowed me to work independently…” Ian “I really enjoyed visiting the E.S.B. It was really useful to...
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Business in the Community/ESB Partnership
Fifth Years attended ESB Head Office in East Wall on Thursday 2nd February for a “Day in the Life” seminar. They interviewed five ESB employees from different departments and were given an opportunity to make an LED Torch after some very tasty refreshments. The day was organised by Anne Cooney (E.S.B.) and Cliona Fitzsimons (Business in the Community). All students benefited from the experience...

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