Conkers & the Horse Chestnut Tree
Third & Fourth class pupils enjoyed learning about Horse Chestnut Trees during science today and had an opportunity to try a game of conkers.
The conkers were kindly donated by a pupil in third class.
Well done to our girls team which captured the South INTO Mini Sevens title today in Martinstown. Victories over Knockainey NS & Knocklong NS secured Herbertstown a place in the final against holders Kilbehenny NS.
In a closely fought final, Herbertstown emerged victorious on a scoreline of 2.04 to 2.00. This is the second time the school has won this title, the other occasion being in 2016. Our girls will go forward to represent the South in the County competition sometime in the spring.
Training for both teams continues on Monday next with the boys 11 a side blitz taking place next Tuesday. The girls will be in action again during the following week in their 11 a side competition.
Monies fundraised: €38,990
Charity donations: €4,000 (€2,000 to Clíona’s Foundation & €2,000 to CMRF Crumlin)
Net to school: €32,635
We could not have achieved this amazing total without the involvement and dedication of so many people. Huge thank you again to the 8 cyclists and 40 hikers who participated in the event, to family, friends and sponsors for donating so generously and to the P2TP committee for all their hard work behind the scenes.