Following a wonderful campaign and a top secret vote , the winners of the Class President 2016 have been announced. Congratulations to Sara and Rebecca on giving a very inspiring speech.
Throughout this campaign we have learned a lot about how the voting system works. We learned about 'spoiled votes' - we had seven spoiled votes in our ballot.
We learned about reaching a quota- we had to do a second count and transfer votes from other candidates until the quota was reached.
Well done to everyone that put themselves forward for nomination - there were some fantastic posters and rousing speeches in room 29 over the last few weeks! I think we have a few future politicians in our midst!
Today, we attended a 45 min talk in the hall fro Zeeko Academy. They reminded us how to stay safe online- especially on websites such as Facebook, X BOX 360, Instagram , Snapchat and Twitter. We spoke about the dangers of using your real name and providing personal information to others.
It's the Stay Safe Week in School - Make sure you show the worksheets to your parents/guardians and discuss them
We spoke about all the things we are going to try and improve on this year. Tommy wants to practice his hurling more and Rebecca says she also wants to get more active. Finn promises to make be a nicer to his sister! What can you do this year?
Today, we watched a video about The Macey Family. We noted how the evenings and mornings are now much darker since we have returned after the Mid Term Break. We reminded ourselves of these simple tips:
This week we've been getting to know each other. We have been learning all about everyone's hobbies and special talents.
We recognise how everyone in our classroom is unique and we respect each other.
We devised a set of 'Classroom Guidelines' for good behaviour during the year. We want to make fourth class an enjoyable year for everyone.