June 2014 Events

                                                                    Orchestra Visit

The Kilkenny Youth Orchestra paid us a visit, and treated us to two wonderful concerts.

Beautiful Music
Beautiful Music
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A joy to hear
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Musicians ready to perform
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An appreciative audience
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Thank you Philip and friends for the music.

Cycling Skills

It was great to see our pupils learning road traffic awareness and how to cycle safely.

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Learning cycling skills
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This is hard work!
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Can’t wait to get on the road.

Junior Sports Day

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Listen to teacher
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Concentration!
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I can do it!
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Enjoying the fun in the sun
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Can the Blues do it?
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We love the sack races.
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Keeping an eye on the opposition!
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Jumping through hoops.

  Cinderella-A Pantomime

Sixth class girls worked very hard this year with their teachers and Mrs Mc Dermot. They put on a very entertaining show for the school and their parents. It was great fun.

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Some of the Cast of the show
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The Mean Girls and Co
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Of course we will live happily ever after!

Basketball Blitz

We all enjoyed the final of the Summer Basketball Blitz. Well done to the winners and runners up and to all who took part.

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Will it go into the net?
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Doing the best for my team

Cake Sale

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These look yummy!
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What a display!
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Happy Customers!
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A very successful day!
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Lucky prize winner and friends

Summer Art

A lot of art work took place this June both inside and outside the school.

We have a beautiful new mural now in the Junior Yard for everybody to enjoy.

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Artists at work, Lorraine Murphy assisted by Ami Abbotts
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Fifth Class girls painting scenes under the guidance of Ms Murphy
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Beautiful Butterflies
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The Girls and The Gruffalo!
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A very wise saying!

A big thank you to Ms Murphy for designing this fabulous mural, and to all the artists involved. The present and future Pres boys and girls and their parents can enjoy these works of art.

Crafted Project

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Sixth class girls with their class exhibit
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We made beautiful jewellery.
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Craft making was really good fun
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Showing the stages for jewellery making
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We learned a lot during the Crafted Project.

A big thank you to Monika for all the skills we learned. We enjoyed putting on an exhibition for our parents and the school.

As you can see June was a really busy time in The Pres. We have all earned our Summer Holidays!

Summer Events 2013

Summer 2013 was a very busy time for the Pres. We had a lot of events going on. We had art events, sports, musicals, cake sale, projects, Green school celebrations and of course a visit from R.T.E.

CRAFTed project. Room 12
CRAFTed project. Room 12

 

Challenge to Change
Challenge to Change
Room 11 Girls
Room 11 Girls

 Senior Sports Day

3 legged race
3 legged race

 

Proud medal winners
Proud medal winners

 

Ready set, GO!!!
Ready set, GO!!!

 

Parents' Race Winners
Parents’ Race Winners

 

Teachers' Race Winners
Teachers’ Race Winners

 Junior Sports Fun Day

 

Happy Spectators in the sun
Happy Spectators in the sun

 

I can do it
I can do it
Concentrate
Concentrate

 

GO GO GO!!!
GO GO GO!!!

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 Summer Cake Sale

Delicious Delights
Delicious Delights

 

 

 Sixth Class Musical

Sixth class staged two very entertaining plays for the school and their parents. They were fabulous and such fun! Thanks to Ms Deasy, Ms Dwyer, Ms Hennesy , Ms Mc Dermot and our first class actors for the staging of Goldilocks and the Five bears and The Six Little Pigs.

Boldilocks!
Boldilocks!

Courtroom drama!
Courtroom drama!

The Building Game!
The Building Game!
The Six Little pigs!
The Six Little pigs!
Goldilocks and The   five bears
Innocent or Guilty?
Scarey stuff!
Presenting the evidence!
Up with pigs, down with wolves!
Up with pigs, down with wolves!

Basketball Blitz

One hundred girls took place in the basketball blitz in the last few weeks. The final took place on June 20th. Congratulations to the winners and runners up.

 

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Thanks to Joe, the teachers and all the girls who took part. It was a very enjoyable sporting event.

Green Flag Day June 21st.

Hoisting the flag with the Lord Mayor
Hoisting the flag with the Lord Mayor

We had a great day celebrating with the Lord Mayor and enjoyed the treats from Billy’s Ice Cream van later. Go raibh maith agat Mrs Kelly.

6th class girls relaxing in their space
6th class girls relaxing in their space

 

The Green School Committee and the Mayor Well done to all!
The Green School Committee and the Mayor
Well done to all!

R.T.E. Visits The Pres!

On June 26th RTE paid their second visit to us. They spent the day filming a variety of events which will be aired on School Around The Corner in the Autumn.  The crew were Sarah Jane Mac Ardle, Pete Killane and Dara Parkes Kenna.

R.T.E. crew, Mrs Kelly, Ms Riordan and our junior presenters 26/06/13.
R.T.E. crew, Mrs Kelly, Ms Riordan and our junior presenters 26/06/13.

 

Let's get this show on the road.
Let’s get this show on the road.
Junior sports on camera
Junior sports on camera
Spikeball
Spikeball
The whole school on show
The whole school on show
Listen to Mrs Kelly. Éistigí!
Listen to Mrs Kelly. Éistigí!

 

 

Slán libh R.T.E.
Slán libh R.T.E.