September 2015 -
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St. Stephen's is now closed for the summer holidays. Thanks to all parents, guardians, and families for the wonderful support, and thanks to the boys for all their efforts all year. We wish our departed 6th Classes the very best for the future. St. Stephen's re-
St. Stephen's awarded Scoilnet.ie Star Site:
All of us in St. Stephen's De La Salle were delighted in June 2016 with the news that our school's website had been selected as a Scoilnet.ie Star*Site. This is a much-
6th Class Graduation Mass:
Mr. Casey's and Mr. Keevers' 6th Classes celebrated their graduation mass on Tuesday, June 28th. See some photos here.
Senior Infants Class Trip 2016:
Rain, rain, go away. No, seriously, go away!!! Miss Lowe's and Miss Robinson's Senior Infants had to change their class trip at the last minute because of heavy rain -
Mr. Casey's and Mr. Keevers' 6th Classes went on their Class Trip to Shielbaggan Outdoor Adventure Centre! The two classes had a brilliant time on Thursday, June 23rd. Click here to see their photos!
Surf's Up, Mr. F! Mr. Fitzgerald's Class Trip was great fun!:
Mr. Fitzgerald's 4th Class took off for Tramore for their school tour -
Mrs. Breen's and Miss Hickey's Junior Infants went on their school tour on Thursday, June 23rd... They went to Sallyfort Farm in Stradbally -
Mr. Hayden's 4th Class had so much fun on their school tour -
Jack Kennedy Memorial Cup -
St. Stephen's faced St. Declan's in the Jack Kennedy Memorial Cup Semi Final at the RSC on Wednesday, June 22nd. Sadly, despite our best efforts, we went down to a 1-
With fine weather as always, the Chess Club set off on the annual outing on Tuesday, June 21st! Read more and see photos here!
Moving to the Beat -
Mr. Russell's Class visited The Broadcast Centre in Ardkeen on Tuesday, June 21st. The boys went for a guided tour of radio station Beat 102 103. Read more and see photos from their visit here!
School Sports Day 2016:
It was another thrilling day at the St. Stephen's School Sports Day on Friday, June 17th. Read more here!
Monkeys, Tigers and Lions -
It was a really great day in Mr. Russell's Class on Friday June 17th -
Hurling Medal Presentations -
The 2016 end of year presentation of medals to the hurlers in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Class took place on Tuesday, June 14th. Click here to see photos from the presentation of medals to the hurlers!
Chess Club Awards 2016:
The Chess Club Awards were held on Monday, June 13th. All the players from both the beginners and advanced players section were present as medals and trophies for the 2015/2016 school year were awarded. See photos from the awards here!
Mr. Russell's Class took a History Trail around Waterford's City Walls on Friday, June 10th. The class walked the old Viking and Norman walls, as well as taking in a tour of Reginald's Tower. Check out their photos!
Sacrament of Confirmation:
Congratulations to all the boys in Mr. Casey's and Mr. Keevers' 6th Classes, as they made their Confirmation in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on Saturday, June 4th. A big thank you and well done to Ms Power and the boys in the choir, who sang so beautifully at the service. Well done everyone!
Surf's Up! Miss Flynn's 5th Class on Tour:
Give us a wave! Miss Flynn's Class went to Tramore for their school trip! They went surfing and had a sea-
1st, 2nd and 3rd Class School Trip:
Miss Flavin's and Miss Butler's 1st Classes, Mr. Coghlan's and Mrs. Allman's 2nd Classes, and Mrs. Kealy's and Mr. O'Sullivan's 3rd Classes took off on their school trip on Monday, May 30th. Find out how they got on!
Our school's soccer team for the 11-
Willie Moran Memorial Soccer Tournament:
Willie Moran was Principal of Holy Cross NS, Tramore. Prior to that he taught in CBS Primary School, Tramore. He was secretary of the Waterford City Branch of the I.N.T.O. for many years. Willie was also seriously involved in sport all his life. He set up the Waterford Primary Schools’ Football League. He was secretary of the Waterford Schoolboys’ Football League (WPSFL) for many years before serving as Chairman of the Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland. He was also instrumental in the formation of the schoolboys’ section of Tramore AFC. Willie passed away on 28th April 2013.
Tramore AFC and WPSFL joined forces to honour Willie’s name with a 7 a side soccer tournament for Primary Schools. It is a one-
In St. Stephen's, we were delighted to enter 2 teams in this extra special tournament. Mr. Coghlan and Mr. Russell took a team each to the tournament -
A History Walk with Mr. Casey's 6th Class:
Mr. Casey's 6th Class enjoyed a hugely interesting History Walk with Stephen! The boys walked to the People's Park and enjoyed a thrilling tour around our historic city, learning about freedom and how many of history's greatest names that stood up for freedom are linked to our city! Click here for more!
School Trips 2016:
It's that time of year! Classes are planning and organising their trips -
De La Salle Day 2016:
We celebrated the feast of our Founder, St. John Baptist De La Salle, on Friday May 13th. All the boys in 1st to 6th Class went to a special celebratory mass in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity and sang some lovely hymns as we gave thanks for the vision of Saint La Salle. Why not find out more about our Founder, St. John Baptist De La Salle, by watching the documentary video made by Mr. Russell's Class, exploring the question. The boys in 5th Class made the video for the 2016 Lasallian competition.
Mr. O'Sullivan's 3rd Class had a nice piece of history in their room recently, when Caoilan brought in some medals that were awarded in 1916. Read more about it here!
First Holy Communion:
A great, big, huge WELL DONE and congratulations to Mrs. Allman's and Mr. Coghlan's 2nd Classes, as the boys made their First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 8th. The two classes were magnificent on their special day! Well done also to Ms Power and all the boys in choir who sang so beautifully on the day. Everyone in St. Stephen's is proud of you all!
Radio Ga Ga!:
Listen to this!!! Mr. Russell's Class launched their own class radio station on Thursday May 5th! The boys spent months preparing a schedule and different types of shows. Watch their class Twitter for upcoming broadcasts -
Wheelie Good Fun in 4th Class!:
Mr. Fitzgerald's and Mr. Hayden's 4th Classes are enjoying 6 weeks of cycling lessons on Wednesdays at the moment -
Mr. Russell's 5th Class enjoyed a thrilling History Walk with Stephen on Friday, April 29th! The boys walked to the People's Park and enjoyed a thrilling tour around our historic city. Click here to see photos from a superb afternoon of local and international history!
Lasallian Competition Trip to Castletown:
Mr. Russell's 5th Class entered the 2015/2016 Lasallian competition, with the theme "Who is John Baptist De La Salle?", making a documentary-
We had our new Junior Infants for September (and their parents!) come to visit last week, and we showed them some of the highlights of our wonderful school. We've now added the video to our website -
100 Word Challenge Founder Julia Skinner visits St. Stephen's:
Mrs. Julia Skinner, former principal teacher -
Up, up and away! Aistear's at the Airport!:
Grab your passports! Mrs. Breen's Class were flying with their newest Aistear theme -
First Holy Communion:
It's a busy time in Mrs. Allman's and Mr. Coghlan's 2nd Classes, as the boys continue their preparations for their First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 8th. The two classes are working hard at their prayers and their songs as the big day gets closer. We all wish them well for their special day!
Commitment Mass in 6th Class:
A big well done to all the boys in Mr. Keevers' and Mr. Casey's 6th Classes, who had their Commitment Ceremony on Saturday, April 16th. These boys are entering their final preparations for the big day in June, when they will make their Confirmation.
Proclamation Day 2016:
St. Stephen's marked Proclamation Day 2016 on Tuesday, March 15th, a day when schools across Ireland flew the Tricolour that was presented to them by the Defence Forces. We were joined by Fr. Paul, parents, and families for this historic event. Visit our special 1916-
Bat's amazing! Learning about Bats in Mr. Russell's Class:
Mr. Russell's Class were very lucky to receive a visit from bat expert Andrew Harrington on Monday, March 14th. Find out what they learned about -
Lá Gaelach 2016 in St. Stephen's De La Salle:
We had a great time celebrating Lá Gaelach in St. Stephen's on Thursday and Friday, March 10th and 11th! All classes put on brilliant performances. Maith sibh, a bhuachaillí! Visit our Lá Gaelach page to hear the songs and poems, and see some videos too!
5th Class Basketball:
The St. Stephen's 5th Basketball team competed in the 2016 Waterford Primary Schools Basketball Blitz on Friday, March 4th. Find out how they got on and see some photos from the Blitz!
World Book Day 2016 in St. Stephen's De La Salle:
We had a great time celebrating World Book Day 2016 in St. Stephen's! A load of activities took place all around our school, and everyone had a great time as every class celebrated books, reading and all that goes with it! Visit the World Book Day 2016 page here!
Buddy Reading for World Book Day 2016:
Buddy Reading has become a staple of World Book Day in St. Stephen's De La Salle, and all the boys look forward to it each year! 2016 was no exception -
Mr. Russell's 5th Class mark Engineering Week 2016:
The boys in Mr. Russell's Class visited the city's Central Library for Engineering Week 2016 -
Drumming Concerts 2015/2016:
Our drumming concerts for 2015/2016 are now finished -
Spring into action with Aistear in Mrs. Breen's Class:
Spring is always such a wonderful time, with (usually!) better weather, longer days, and flowers starting to grow and leaves starting to appear on trees. Mrs. Breen's Junior Infants were learning all about Spring in Aistear. See how they got on!
FAI Schools 5 A Side Soccer Competition:
St. Stephen's soccer season is underway! Mr. Russell and Mr. Coghlan took a team each to the FAI Schools Spar 5 A Side Competition on Thursday, February 25th and were out again on Friday, March 11th. Find out how they got on!
Valentine's Greetings -
Mr. Russell's Class took part in a global project to share greetings for St. Valentine's Day... but with a 21st Century twist! Find out all about it here!
Spring Newsletter from Mr. Morris:
Check out all the latest news from the office in the spring newsletter -
Amazing Writing in 5th Class with the 100 Word Challenge:
Mr. Russell's Class are taking part in a weekly writing challenge that includes classes from around the world! The 100 Word Challenge releases a prompt every Monday -
Every week, a small selection of stories make the "100 Word Showcase". These specially picked stories can be from anywhere in the world. Mr. Russell's Class have had a number of Showcase-
Safer Internet Day 2016:
Safer Internet Day was celebrated around the world on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016. Mr. Russell's 5th Class marked the day with lots of discussion and they made some posters for SID too. Read more and see the posters here!
Pancake Tuesday in Mrs. Breen's Class!
Mrs. Breen's Junior Infants had a "flipping" great time on Pancake Tuesday! Read more here!
Indoor Hurling Champions!
On Tuesday February 9th, 2016, our school’s indoor hurling team were victorious in the Roinn A Group 2 Indoor Hurling competition which took place in the Cill Barra Sports Centre. Read more!
Snow joke! Mrs. Breen's Class were on an Arctic Adventure!
Aistear returned to Mrs. Breen's Junior Infants Class with a very "cool" theme -
St. Stephen's at the Credit Union Quiz:
The annual Credit Union quiz took place in the Tower Hotel on Monday, February 1 st, 2016. St. Stephen’s had 4 teams entered to represent our school. Find out how they got on!
Roots of Empathy Programme:
The Roots of Empathy programme is continuing in Mr. Russell's 5th Class! The boys have now almost reached the end of theme 5, "Sleep". Family Visit day for this theme was on Wednesday, February 5th. Every theme lasts for 3 weeks -
"Bear" with us for an Arctic Adventure!
Aistear returned to Miss Hickey's Junior Infants Class with a very interesting theme -
Little Red Kettle:
Little Red Kettle visited us here in St. Stephen's on Thursday, January 21st. We all really enjoyed this year's show, with LOADS of boys getting the chance to take part in the play and flex their acting muscles!! Check out the photos! And click here to see the different video options!
Dates for your Diary:
The dates have been confirmed for the boys in 2nd Class and 6th Class! Mrs. Allman's and Mr. Coghlan's 2nd Classes will celebrate the sacrament of First Holy Communion on Sunday May 8th at 12 o'clock mass. The boys in Mr. Keevers' and Mr. Casey's 6th Classes will make the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday June 4th at 11 o'clock mass. Both ceremonies will take place in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Barronstrand Street. We wish all the boys well in their preparations over the next few months!
Aistear is back! Mrs. Breen's Class enjoy January's theme:
The return of Aistear in Mrs. Breen's Class brought great joy and lots of smiles to all the Junior Infants! Find out what the newest theme was and see photos!
Creative Dance -
Mr. Russell's Class have started creative dance lessons with Edel! There's been some stunning moves on show (watch me whip!) and we think that boy bands like One Direction should watch out for the moves from this class! See some photos here!
The boys in 4th Class, 5th Class, and 6th Class will be receiving Hurling coaching over the next few weeks! We will be visited by a GAA coach who will teach the classes some of the skills needed to play hurling, as well as playing some small sided games. We hope these classes enjoy their hurling training sessions!
Training for the 2016 soccer competitions will be starting during January for the boys selected from 5th and 6th Classes. More news soon!
Training for the 5th and 6th Class Basketball teams will be starting back on Tuesday, January 19th. The competitions will be starting soon too. Watch for more news as soon as we have it!
New Term 2016:
All of us here in St. Stephen's welcome everyone back for the new school term! Fáilte ar ais!
Christmas 2015 in St. Stephen's:
Did you see our highlights video of all the festive fun as St. Stephen's celebrated Christmas 2015? NO?! Well, why not have a look now! You'll see all the fun and laughter of a special Christmas in our school, with activities ranging from Christmas Art, 1st Classes having a day out at Winterval, visits to the Giving Tree -
Mr. Russell's 5th Class visited the Reptile Zoo on Tuesday, December 22nd! The Reptile Zoo was part of Winterval, and was located in City Square. Check out the photo gallery from 5th Class' visit to the Reptile Zoo!
Mr. Hayden's Class visit Waterford Crystal:
Mr. Hayden's Class visited Winterval -
Mr. Russell's 5th Class presented their Christmas Concert on Monday, December 21st, with a very enjoyable selection of festive favourites, along with a class-
Mr. Hayden's Class made some smashing art for Christmas, taking inspiration from Robert Frost's famous painting. Check out their fantastic results in the gallery below!
Doing a Pizza Maths in 4th Class:
Mr. Hayden's Class love their Maths! They were learning all about fractions in Maths recently -
The Story of the Nativity and Christmas Songs:
Miss Tyrrell's fantastic 1st Class presented their Christmas Concert on Friday, December 18th, in the school hall. It was great to see so many parents and family members coming in to support the boys as they told the story of the first Christmas, as well as performing a rap version of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and some popular Christmas songs! See photos from Miss Tyrrell's Class' concert HERE! Or you can watch videos of the concert in two parts -
Miss Flavin's 1st Class had a wonderful day with a Golden Ticket to Winterval!:
What a day the boys Miss Flavin's 1st Class had! The boys went off to Winterval on a Golden Ticket on Thursday, December 17th. See all the fun that Miss Flavin's Class had with their Golden Ticket to Winterval!!
The 100 Word Challenge Showcase:
Mr. Russell's Class are taking part in a weekly writing challenge that includes classes from around the world! Already, Cian has made the Showcase, and Sam B has been chosen for the Showcase TWICE! The final Showcase of 2015 was released on Sunday, December 20th, and we were all delighted to see that Daniel D was chosen for his story about the FA Cup Final. Read more about the 100 Word Challenge and read the Showcase stories, as well as the class' Writing Wonders!
Just the Ticket! Miss Tyrrell's 1st Class spent the day at Winterval!:
Wow, what an amazing day the lucky the boys in Miss Tyrrell's 1st Class had!!! They took to Winterval on a Golden Ticket on Thursday, December 17th -
Mrs Breen's Class were on the right track -
Move over Star Wars! Miss Flavin's Class presented their Christmas show, "Christmas with the Aliens" and wowed everyone in attendance! See some photos from the 1st Class show!
On the right track! Senior Infants were on the Winterval Express Train!:
Choo, choo! What a journey that the boys in Miss Lowe's and Miss Robinson's Senior Infants went on! The two classes boarded the Winterval Express train and enjoyed a wonderful journey around Waterford! See some photos from this choo-
Christmas Carol Service:
The annual St. Stephen's Christmas Carol Service took place on Friday, December 18th, in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, in Barronstrand Street, at 11:30am. As always, this was a highlight of our school calendar, and allowed a break from the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations to have some time to remember the birth of Our Lord, the very reason that we celebrate CHRISTmas. We were delighted to be joined by some of our retired teachers, as well as parents, families, and parishoners of the Cathedral, as we sang joyous hymns to celebrate the arrival of the baby Jesus in a most uplifting experience!
Mr. Russell's Class visit the Toy Museum:
What a fun time Mr. Russell's 5th Class had! They visited the Toy Museum on Wednesday, December 16th. See how they got on!
Visit to the Giving Tree:
Mrs. Breen's Junior Infants, Miss Robinson's Senior Infants, Miss Flynn's 5th Class and Mr. Keevers' 6th Class visited the Giving Tree in George's Court on Wednesday, December 16th. All the boys made decorations for the tree. It's a very special tree because for every decoration placed on the Giving Tree, a toy is donated to a local charity. See photos from the classes' trip to the Giving Tree!
We've been taking p-
What a gallery of amazing art work the boys in Mrs. Breen's Class have been putting together!! These lucky boys have been busy making Christmas art in Aistear, as well as making ice cool snowmen, and beautiful robins! Visit Mrs. Breen's Class' art page and have a look at their masterpieces!
There's been an Art Attack in Miss Flavin's Class!:
There's been a tremendous amount of art work taking place in Miss Flavin's Class over the past few weeks. The boys have made some art pieces that are nothing short of stunning! Check out the awesome art work from Miss Flavin's 1st Class here!
What a week of fun and learning the boys had in Mrs. Breen's amazing Junior Infants! The boys enjoyed the latest theme in Aistear, and this time, it was a very timely theme -
Drumming in St. Stephen's!:
There's been great fun and fabulous music around St. Stephen's! Mrs. Kealy's and Mr. O'Sullivan's 3rd Classes and Miss Barry's 2nd Class staged their concert on Wednesday, December 9th, while Miss Tyrrell's 1st Class, and Miss Flynn's and Mr. Russell's 5th Classes presented their performance on Thursday, December 10th. The concerts were drum-
There's been some amazing games and lots of fun with after school hurling in the yard since September. The first term has come to an end now, and all the boys who go hurling with Br. Frank, Peter Galvin, Mr. Casey, Mr. Fahy and Mr. Keevers were presented with medals in the school hall on Tuesday, December 8th. See photos from the presentation here! And remember that hurling will return after the Christmas break!!
5th Class Upcycling at Waterford City Library:
Mr. Russell's 5th Class met with Ella from Waterford Council at Central Library on Tuesday, December 8th. The class took part in an upcycling workshop. Read more about what the boys did -
A Ho! Ho! w-
What a festive week of fun and learning in Miss Hickey's awesome Infants! The boys have been enjoying the latest theme in Aistear, and this time, it's one we all love -
Mr. Russell's Class have been all over the world recently! The class had a thrilling Mystery Skype with a class in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, November 30th. Then, the boys celebrated the worldwide Skype-
Fun on the Farm -
What a fun week of in Miss Hickey's Junior Infants Class! The boys had great fun in Aistear, this time, the theme was the Little Red Hen! Click here to visit Miss Hickey's special Aistear page!
Junior Achievement in 5th Class:
Mr. Russell's Class are being visited by Shane from Genzyme for 5 weeks as part of the Junior Achievement programme, which teaches young people about different types of businesses, and how they operate, as well as exploring entrepreneurship, advertising, and different skills needed for different jobs. See how they're getting on here!
Nothing "fowl" here -
What a week of great fun and learning! The boys in Mrs. Breen's Class have been enjoying the latest theme in Aistear, this time, it's the Little Red Hen! Visit the special Aistear page for Mrs. Breen's Class here and read all about it!
Storytelling at Waterford's City Library:
Mr. Russell's Class visited Waterford's Central Library on Friday, November 20th, for a fun storytelling session as part of Library Week 2015! The boys had a great time as the interactive stories were told, with some of the class even getting to draw on the flipchart to add to the stories! Visit Mr. Russell's Class here and read more about it!
We have SCIENTISTS in Mrs. Breen's Class!:
Yes, we have loads of budding scientists in Mrs. Breen's Class! The boys performed two (very cool!) science experiments!! Read about their experiments and see photos here!
3rd Classes visit WIT for Science Week 2015:
Mrs. Kealy's and Mr. O'Sullivan's 3rd Classes visited WIT for Science Week 2015! The Science Museum presented a fun workshop and the boys really enjoyed themselves -
Healthy Eating in Mrs. Breen's Class!:
Mrs. Breen's Class have been learning about Healthy Eating for Aistear! The boys were all in different groups so that they could all try out different activities. The boys all had a really great time and took LOADS of photographs -
Science for Fun in Miss Flynn's Class!:
Miss Flynn's Class have been having tons of fun with Science for Fun! Check out all the photos here!
The baby chicks that hatched in early October have now left us to go and live on the farm. We'll miss them! This was all sponsored by our absolutely wonderful Parents' Association, to whom we are very grateful! We've now compiled all the video footage we have, and made a highlights video! Check that out here!
Check out our terrorific video with highlights of all the spooktacular goings-
Halloween Fun in St. Stephen's!:
There was some monstrous fun in St. Stephen's for Halloween! Check out the different activities here!
Mayor Visits St. Stephen's!:
The Mayor of Waterford, Eamon Quinlan, visited St. Stephen's on October 22nd, to present certificates of attendance to the boys who didn't miss a single day of school last year! Well done to those boys! Mr. Quinlan also spoke about the importance of including everyone in our games, and presented our school with a replica of the Proclamation! Click here to catch the photos from the Mayor's visit to St. Stephen's!
Drumming Concerts in St. Stephen's!:
There's been great fun and fabulous music in the 4th and 2nd Classes! The lucky boys in these classes presented their big drumming concert on Tuesday, October 20th, in the school hall, which was packed to the rafters with so many parents and family members coming in to support the boys -
Literacy Lift Off in St. Stephen's!:
It's a reading scheme that's been running in our school for many years -
Maths Week in St. Stephen's!:
Always such a mathe-
U10 Gaelic Football Champions!:
St. Stephen's are the U10 Roinn A Group 2 Gaelic Football champions!
The boys won the trophy on Tuesday, October 13th, with their final blitz of the year in the De La Salle GAA grounds in Gracedieu.
Read about this marvellous victory here!
"Check" out St. Stephen's Chess Club!:
St. Stephen's Chess Club is in full swing for the 2015/2016 school year -
St. Stephen's is presented with the Irish Tricolour and Proclamation:
St. Stephen's received a visit from two officers representing the Irish Defence Forces on Monday, October 5th. Read about it and see photos from the presentation here! And you can watch highlights from the visit here!
Miss Hickey's Junior Infants:
Yes, it's true -
It's been a busy few weeks in Mr. Russell's Class! The boys in 5th received a visit from Mrs. Musgrave's husband. He had a fascinating story to tell! Mr. Musgrave told us all about his grandfather, who was involved in the 1916 Rising in the GPO in Dublin's O'Connell Street. He also brought medals with him that were presented to his grandfather. The boys in 5th Class visited the newly hatched chicks, as well as starting the brand new programme "Science for Fun!". And they've started their Halloween Art too -
The class also recorded 2 podcasts, both of which are Irish songs, and they've invited some science experts to speak to the class on Skype in the coming weeks, as well as producing some super artwork. Visit the class using the Class Pages option on the main menu above!
It's back! Maths for Fun! is a hugely popular activity in St. Stephen's -
It's been a busy few weeks in Mrs. Breen's Class! They've made some terrific art! Visit Mrs. Breen's boys in the Class Pages option on the main menu above!
Our school calendar has been updated. You can view it here!
St. Stephen's is now on Twitter!:
Yes it's true! St. Stephen's is now on Twitter! You can follow our school @StStephensDLS -
The Annual Waterford Primary Schools' Cross Country Athletics took place on Tuesday, September 15th, at the RSC. 31 athletes from St. Stephen's took part. Find out how they fared here!
Miss Flynn's 5th Class:
Check out some photos from Miss Flynn's 5th Class, as the boys enjoyed Gaelic Football and some bowl making using clay in Art! Visit their class page on the menu above to read all about it!
New School Year News from the office at St. Stephen's!:
Read the September newsletter from Mr. Morris here and see a PDF of our school calendar for 2015/2016 here. And you can see all our after school activities for 2015/2016 here!
News from Mr. Fahy, our Home School Community Liaison Co-
Mr. Fahy is the new Home School Community Liaison Co-
St. Stephen's congratulates Waterford Intermediate Camogie Squad:
St. Stephen's De La Salle congratulates Waterford's Intermediate Camogie squad, who won the All Ireland Final on Sunday, September 13th, in Croke Park! Two of the victorious panel play camogie for the De La Salle GAA Club. The team have now completed the double, adding the Liberty Insurance All-
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Drumming with Rhythm and Shakes!:
It's that time again -
School Year 2015/2016:
We're delighted to see everyone back after the summer holidays -
We added a new feature to our website over the summer, a news archive for the past year. See what made the news in our school by visiting the 2014/2015 archive!
We have added a flag counter to our home page! It marks on a world map where the visitors to our website are from -
It was with great regret and a sense of sadness that the end of the 2014/2015 school year saw the retirements of Mrs. Quinn and Mrs. Stafford. They have both given many years to our school and have been an intergral part of creating and maintaining the special atmosphere that we have here at St. Stephen's. Everyone associated with our school wishes both Mrs. Quinn and Mrs. Stafford well in their retirements, and we are all grateful to them for their kindness to everyone and their efforts for our school down the years.
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St. Stephen's won the cup in a thrilling final against Scoil Lorcáin at the RSC on Tuesday, June 23rd.
Click here to read about the game!