Preparations in Navan

In Navan, Ireland we are very busy preparing for the musical. We have been filming our sequences that will appear in the background of the stage. Wearing all this yellow is making us feel like it is summer!

Martisor, a Romanian tradition

Snowdrops, hearts, horseshoes, clovers ... tiny amulets hanging on a red and white twisted thread. We call them Martisor. They are symbols of love and on March 1st they are offered by men to the beloved women. Children are happy to offer them to their mothers, grandmothers and teachers. Parents tie them around their children's wrists and women wear them as they are believed to bring good luck and health. And spring, after a long and cold winter.

Weather report for January 2013 Winnweiler/ Germany

Here is the weather report from the weather reporters in Winnweiler.
In January we couldn`t see the sun very often.
But there was a lot of snow and ice.
It was snowing on 18 days.
At only 6 days, temperatures rose to 5 degrees.
The average temperature was 0.7 degrees.

Greetings from snowy and frosty Winnweiler

San Agustín 4ºB met Evelyn´s class at Maria Montessori

Friday 8th February 2013 was a busy day at San Agustín School!
We had our Fund-raising Day for Catamarca; Marisú´s class had an outing and 4ºB was able to see some of our German friends for the first time.

Winter Activity days

During last week all the pupils at school had their winter activities day. Everybody had a nice day. Some were skiing, some were sliding and some were skating. The administration at our school is very happy to see so much activity and joy, and we are very proud of our pupils and teachers.

The Holocaust Day

The of January we had an assembly in the schoolyard to remember what happened during the Holocaust. Our headmistress and the leader of the pupils council held speeches. They encouraged us to fight for justice and peace and fight against racism, bullying and violence. The pupils were singing and listening. A few parents had come to join us aswell, although it was very cold, minus 18 degrees.

Visit to the Town Hall

On Friday 8th February, Marisú´s class-6ºA- was taken to our local Town Hall to learn more about its features and our local history.

THE PLAY- 6th Marisú´s class CEUTA

In the language students were divided into four groups to practise the activities in the book. They made up the stories and they performed on stage in front of the class. Other students were invited to see the play and it was recorded. It was fun!.

Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Day

Today we celebrated Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day. Different countries have different names for this festival, such as Mardi Gras, Carnival, Fastelavn.....what do you call it and how do you celebrate? It is the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. There is a tradition of making and eating pancakes to use up all of the rich foods such as eggs, milk and sugar before Lent begins. In our school, Susanne (one of our parents) was busy flipping pancakes for all our children, and staff. They were absolutely delicious!!!

"Farsang" in Bucharest

Children, parents and teachers in funny costumes had a great time at the pre-Lent Carnival, also called "Farsang".


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