In February we were really busy learning lots of different things. We learned about Buddhism and taught the children about it at our assembly. Buddhism is all about the teachings of Buddha or Siddhartha Gautama.
Nirvana Day is celebrated on the 15th of February. We made lotus flowers we painted them pink, purple and white. We also made Buddhas, we coloured them in with oil pastels. Colette picked three of the pictures for her office.
We learned about Martin Luther King Jr. He was born in Georgia in the United States and then moved to Atlanta. He did amazing work for equal rights for all. So we celebrate and remember him on the third Monday of every January.
We did meditation everyday and we did exercise as part of our Active Flag activities, just before big break started, we went outside and we ran four laps of the two basketball courts everyday. This adds up to 500m every day.
We also learned about healthy food and so we try to bring in fruit and veg for our lunches everyday too. We wrote stories in pairs during English lessons and as well as that we watched a movie in the hall and we got popcorn. To do this you had to pay two euro but all the money went to charity.
Author: SEÁN IN THIRD GREEN