Tomorrow we will display our home made recyclable costumes for the Halloween parade in the hall! We hope everyone makes a special effort to be environmentally friendly and reuse lots of materials around the house!
Dr Colman Noctor is a Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in St Patrick's Adolescent Mental Health Services and an Assistant Professor in Trinity College Dublin. His specialist area of interest is in the impact of technology on our mental lives. Colman is the best-selling author of ‘Cop On’, a parenting book for the technological age and a regular contributor to the broadcast and print media.
The event on the 7th November is titled - 'Raising Resilient Children in a Digital Age'.
This presentation will explore the pressures experienced by young people who are growing up in contemporary Ireland. The talk will look at the impact of technology on social media and explore the impact this has on young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing. The talk will move on to describe how we can support young people to become more resilient in the contemporary world and support them to develop better relationships with technology and themselves.
Tickets available on the link below.
Every Box is Special Because Every Child is Special
You can make a diﬀerence too. Every year, with your help, the Christmas Shoebox Appeal sends thousands of gift-ﬁlled shoeboxes to children in Africa and Eastern Europe.
The children who receive your shoeboxes are aﬀected by poverty in diﬀerent ways. Many come from families with very little income, others live on the margins of society or in areas aﬀected by conﬂict. Shoeboxes are given based on need alone and bring joy and excitement to children living in often very diﬃcult situations. You can help us do that this year!
We are very proud of our colourful bright displays from all classes. Here's a selection of what can be seen on our corridors!
Congratulations to our Cumann na mBunscoil Mini 7s team who became champions of South Mayo last Friday after defeating Claremorris BNS in Bekan. They will now play in the county semi finals after the mid term break. Well done to all involved.
Wishing Devyn the very best of luck this weekend when he will represent St. Joseph's in the regional swimming finals in Athlone.
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