From kids' story books Elmer was the elephant who stood out from the pack so this is an educational project which we can use to share an important message. We can choose the message and the pupils/team design what images to create on our 3D Elmer to visually express the message...they have initiated a wealth of amazing concepts in beautifully artistic ways.
These photos show the arrival of our Elmer...the pupils are delighted with it and so excited to be getting to place their images onto it. The finished Elmer will join a group of large and small Elmer's to be launched as an educational trail in Belfast early in June.
By being involved in the project we pledged to fundraise £1000 for NI Hospice and are well on the way to raising this thanks to the ingenuity of the team and the wonderful generosity of our school community.
Elmer Project Easter Raffle Prize Winners
Mrs McAuley and the Elmer Group ran a very successful Easter Raffle and are indebted to Mr Mc Menamin who generously donated the much sought after original 1st prize print.
1st Prize: Mrs Jean McAuley (A McMenamin Print)
2nd Prize: Aoife Johnston, 10 LA (£20 Teamkit Voucher)
Additional Winners of Boxes of Sweets:
Mrs Mary Gillen, Mrs Geraldine McNaughton, Abby Kirkwood Yr 12, Aoibhin Kelly, Yr 8
‘Design a Hurl’ Competition
Pictured here are the winners of the ‘Design a Hurl’ Competition winners along with past pupil Emmet Martin of ‘Emmet Martin Hurls’ who kindly donated the 1st prize. This was one of Emmet’s beautiful brand new hurls featuring a print of the winning design and the proud winner of this competition is Grace Kelly, 10 Lurig. Grace is seen here sporting her amazing new hurl and we’re sure you will agree that her design looks stunning on it. It was lovely having Emmet back in the school and we are very grateful to him for his generosity and for taking time out of his busy schedule to present these prizes. Congratulations Emmet on all your endeavours as you are an inspiration and a wonderful ambassador for our pupils. We wish you continued success in all that you do.
2nd Prize: Sarah Black, Yr 8
Jt 3rd Prize: Grace Mullan and Olivia Mullan Yr 9.
The Elmer Group would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who supported our fundraising endeavours and we are both proud and delighted to say that we have now successfully reached our challenging target of £1,000 for the NI Hospice. Watch this space for the transformation of Elmer getting ready to hit the Trail of the North in June!