News /Nuacht na Scoile

May 2017

 Silver Circle Draw: A big thank you to all the parents, boys, girls, neighbours, friends and families who supported the draw. Over €7000 was raised. The money raised will go towards the resurfacing of the Junior Yard. The draw was held on May 17th. Congratulations to all the lucky winners!

Fifth Class, Junior Entrepreneurs were in Lyrath Hotel to showcase their product, Squishies, on May 17th. It was a very enjoyable and worthwhile experience. A big thank you to Ms O’ Meara for all her work. Congratulations and well done Fifth Class!

First Holy Communion -May 21st 2017

First Holy Communion took place on Sunday May 21st for our Second Class girls, and the  boys from CBS. It was a lovely ceremony, the choir sang beautifully, and everybody looked great. A big thank you to Mrs Millea and Ms Mc Carthy ,our second class teachers, for preparing our girls for the sacrament and to Mrs Fitzpatrick for her work with the choir. We hope you all had a great day with your families.

Second Class girls-Rooms 10 and 13, looking wonderful!

 

New Junior Infants: we welcomed our new Junior Infants and their parents to the school on May 24th.

Senior Sports Day 2017

Sports day was held on May 26th. It was a brilliant day. The sun shone and parents and pupils enjoyed the event.

Second Class -Short race
Room 12 medal winners
4th and 5th class medal winners
Sixth Class proud winners
6th  Class Runners
Second and Third Class Sack Race
Room 11 proud medal winners
We can do this!
Parents’ Race
Well done parents! Your children are proud!
Teachers’ Relay Race
Congratulations to the winning teachers. Your classes are proud of you!
Fifth Class 3 legged race-great fun!
5th Class Medal Winners
Sixth Class Medal Winners
Sixth Class Novelty Relay Race
Sixth Classes with their teachers Ms Carrigan and Ms Maloney ,and our principal Ms Deasy

Ice Cream

What a lovely surprise we all got when Billy arrived with his ice cream van! Thank you very much Parents’ Council for such a lovely treat, on a hot and sunny day, after all that running and racing.

Ice Cream time!
yummy ice cream, thanks

Parents’ Council Tablet Draw

Congratulation to our lucky winner!

A big thank you to Ms Bolger, Mrs Moran, The Parents Council, Ms Deasy and to all the teachers involved and to the boys and girls who took part. Thank you to all the parents who came to support and cheer on their boys and girls. Bhí  lá iontach ag gach duine.

 

Wassa Wassa : drumming classes took place on  May 29th and 30th. They were great fun.

Niall instructed his drummers.

Easter 2017

Prayer Service: Easter 2017-We Say Goodbye to Mrs Kelly

Stephen from Room 9 lights the candle.
Our readers tell the Easter Story.
Father Dan gives a lovely speech about Mrs Kelly
Prayers of The Faithful
Sixth Class girls pay tribute to Mrs Kelly
We were delighted to see our former principal Sr Maura back in the school.
Mrs Kelly passes on The Lantern to Ms Deasy.
Sr Maura and our new Principal, Ms Deasy
Mrs Kelly, Ms Deasy and Sr Maura
Ms Riordan, Ms Deasy, Mrs Kelly Sr Maura and Fr Dan

It was a wonderful occasion. Thanks to all the teachers and boys and girls involved. We wish Mrs Kelly all the best in her retirement. We wish Ms Deasy all the best too in her new role as Principal.

Happy Easter everybody! Enjoy the holidays and see you on Monday April 24th.

Junior Entrepreneurs

Merlyn Showering are sponsors for the JEP project in Co Kilkenny.  Colette Dalton, from the Orange Cafe, was the business visitor, who came to give advice.The project that our fifth class entrepreneurs took on was Squishes. The class was divided into  teams, storytelling, marketing, designing ,producing, sales and finance. Tuesday April 4th was the Showcase Day. The whole school came to learn about the project, and of course to buy the product, Squishies. It was a fantastic success.

Sales Team
Storytelling
Production
A young recruit learning about production
Busy, busy ,busy, will we have enough squishies?
Happy shoppers from Room 9.
Look at our squishies!

A big thank you to Merlyn Showering, Colette Dalton, The Dragons, Ms O’ Meara and fifth class for all their hard work.

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Mrs Kelly on her retirement. We would like to wish her many happy years of enjoyment. Míle buiochas for everything you have done in the school since you became principal.

Congratulations to Ms Irene Deasy our new principal. We wish you success and happiness in your new role.

Congratulations to Mrs Sarah Davis on the birth of her baby girl, and to Mrs Sinead O’Shea on the birth of her baby boy. We wish them and their families all the best.

The Disco!

What a wonderful surprise we all got when Mrs Kelly organised a disco for the whole school on Thursday April 5th.

We love dancing!
This is great!
Brilliant D J !
We love to dance.
Mrs Kelly and Ms O’ Donoghue like to dance too!

The disco was brilliant, thank you Mrs Kelly. To quote one of our Junior Infants “That was the funnest day I ever had in my Life”!

All the classes make posters, and decorated the school to say a fond farewell to Mrs Kelly.

Great poster from Room 13
Room 12 say what we all think.
Slán agus Go Raibh Míle Maith Agat.

Spring 2017

We have all been very busy here in The Pres this term. Lots of activities have been taking place inside and outside  the classrooms.

Credit Union Quiz: 4th 5th and 6th class girls took part in the quiz in Cillin Hill in February. It was the largest ever quiz with 72 teams taking part. Our teams did very well and received a lovely goodie bag.

Junior Entrepreneur: fifth class are taking part in Junior Entrepreneur. There were six groups in the class, and they had a variety of business ideas. Following a Dragon’s Den presentation, it was decided that Squishies Stressball would be the most marketable product. The class are now busy with the production phase.

Spikeball: 6th class took part in the County Spikeball Finals in January. They performed very well, and reached the Semi finals. Well Done girls.

Book Fair on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd of March, parents were welcome to go with their child at the class timetable or at home time. Thanks to our Parents’ Council, Khan’s Bookshop and to fifth class.

Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí Seachtain na Gaeilge iontach againn. Rinne gach éinne an iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt timpeall na scoile. Bhi tráth na gceist againn gach lá agus bhíomar go léir sa halla ag baint taitneamh as na dánta, na hamhráin, an ceol,  rincí agus Seo Faisean. Bhí céilí mór againn freisin.

Gaeilgeoirí na Scoile 2017

Lá Mór sa Halla

Rang a Dó agus a Trí ,Seomra a 10

 

Na Naionán Shóisearach ag canadh
Seomra 11, Rang 3/4
Rang a h Aon
Rang a Dó ag canadh Glaoch na hEireann
Ceol le Pól ar an bhfeadóg stáin
Ceol le Nicola agus An Quartet
Tá Mrs Kelly ag baint taitneamh as an lá.
The Hurley Dance
Na Naionán Shínsearach ag canadh
Rang a Cúig: Dúisigh Mé
Rang a Cúig ag Rince

An Seo Faisean

 

Bláthanna do Mrs Moran, best Bean a’ Tí Ever!

Go raibh míle maith agat Bean Uí Mhoráin
Rinceoirí na Scoile
Tá siad go hiontach!

An Ceilí 

 

Is breá linn an ceilí.

Ceol iontach, go raibh maith agaibh Martin agus Paddy.
Mrs Kelly, na ceoltóirí agus rinceoirí

We had a wonderful day celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge.

Míle buiochas to the teachers, boys and girls for entertaining us. Thanks to Mrs Moran for being a great Bean a’ Tí and to Mrs Kelly and the musicians for the ceilí. We were delighted to hear wonderful music from our talented past pupils. Thank you Nicola, Paul and the musicians. We wish you all a Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Bain taitneamh as!

 

Confirmation 2017

Congratulations to our sixth class girls, who, who along with the boys from the CBS, were confirmed on Saturday 25th March. Confirmation took place in The Cathedral. It was a beautiful ceremony officiated by Bishop Freeman, Monsignor Brennan and Father O’ Shea. Our 5th class girls joined Mr Brennan’s choir, and all sang beautifully. Míle buiochas to all the boys and girls, parents, teachers and members of the clergy who made it such a special day. Everybody was so lucky with the weather, we hope you all had a great day with your families.

Confirmation Class: Room 16
Confirmation: Room 15

Sixth Classes 2016-2017

Our sixth classes are coming to the end of their time with us here in The Pres. Next term will be their last term in primary school. Doesn’t time fly! The girls will be very busy preparing for secondary school, and of course rehearsing for their play. Enjoy the last of your primary school time girls and treasure your memories.

Sixth Class: Room 15
Sixth Class: Room 16

Bainigí taitneamh as an t-am atá fágtha agaibh sa bhunscoil!

Christmas 2016

December is such a busy time for us here in The Pres! The Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Classes were rehearsing their plays. There was beautiful singing of carols to be heard around the school. There was wonderful Winter and Christmas arts and crafts going on in all the classrooms.

Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival, part of Yulefest kilkenny, took place in St Canice’s Cathedral from December 9th to 17th. This is an event which displays trees of all makes, shapes and sizes. This year Senior Infant boys and girls from Room 9 and Second Class girls from Room 10 displayed their trees. Congratulations Mrs Millea’s  Second Class who were the winners!

More information : www.stcanicescathedral.com/events

Facebook: kilkennyunionofparishes

 

Room 13 girls are putting the finishing touches to their tree.
Room 13 girls are putting the finishing touches to their tree.
Look at our Tree, it's called Message in a Bottle!
Look at our Tree, it’s called Message in a Bottle! We are very proud of it.
Everybody in Room 13 with their work of art
Everybody in Room 13 with their winning work of art

A big thank you to Mrs Millea, to everybody who brought in the bottles, and to all who helped to put the tree on display. Congratulations to all!

Room 9 are putting the finishing touches to tree
Room 9 are putting the finishing touches to their  tree.

 

A big thank you to Ms Doyle and her boys and girls for their work on their tree for St Canice’s

Some of the Winter art to be seen around the school
Some of the Winter art to be seen around the school
Look at our hats!
Look at our warm Winter hats!

Christmas Plays

The Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Classes put on fabulous plays for the school and their parents.

Senior Infants: A miracle in Town 

Some of our Senior Infants Stars
Some of our Senior Infants Stars looking good!
All of our Senior Infants on stage in A Miracle in Town
All of our Senior Infants on stage in A Miracle in Town

 

Junior Infants: Whoops a Daisy Angel

Room 1 Stars
Room 1 Stars
budding actors from Room 2.
budding actors from Room 2.
Room 4 all set for the stage
Room 4 all set for the stage
Happy Junior Infant Stars!
Happy Junior Infant Stars!
A scene from the play
A scene from the play
Whoopsy gets it right!
Whoopsy gets it right!
The cast of the show
The cast of the show
Guess what? Santa got stuck in the chimney!
Guess what? Santa got stuck in the chimney!

First Class: The Bossy King

Room 3 are ready to perform.
Room 3 are ready to perform.
Actors from Room 5
Actors from Room 5
Room 7 ready to go on stage
Room 7 ready to go on stage
First Class Stars
First Class Stars
The cast of The Bossy King
The cast of The Bossy King

Everybody loved the three shows. They were were fantastic. Míle buiochas do na múinteoirí agus do na daltaí. All the teachers, and the boys and girls worked really hard to put on such great performances. Thanks to the parents for their help with the costumes. It was a great week!

Santa Came to Visit Us!

What a lovely surprise we all got when Santa arrived to visit us. He brought along some helpers and even Santa babies!

Santa visits Room 1.
Santa visits Room 1.
Santa surprises Room 2!
Room 2 sing for Santa!
Room 3 boys and girls sing for Santa
Room 3 boys and girls welcome  Santa.
Everyone in Room 4 loves Santa!
Everyone in Room 4 loves Santa!
"Santa look at our lovely art," said the boys and girls in Room 5.
“Santa look at our lovely art,” said the boys and girls in Room 5.
"We have been SO good all year", said Room 6.
“We have been SO good all year”, said Room 6.
Room 8 welcome Santa
Room 7  welcome Santa and sing The Bossy King for him.
Room 9 sang for Santa.
Room 8 sang for Santa.
Room 9 welcome Santa. We are counting the sleeps!
Room 9 welcome Santa. Everybody sang for Santa.

Santa was welcomed in the hall by Second and Third classes. Three Cheers for Santa!
Santa was welcomed in the hall by Second and Third classes, and Language Class. “Three Cheers for Santa!”, said Mrs Kelly and Mrs Millea
Aren't our Baby Santas just adorable!
Aren’t our Baby Santas just adorable!

Míle buiochas to Santa and to his helpers, of all ages, for visiting us for and bringing us lovely treats. Thanks again to our wonderful Parents’ Council.

We really enjoyed the visit. We hope Santa, all our boys and girls and their families have a wonderful Christmas and we wish you all the best in 2017.

 

 

 

 

Christmas Draws

A Free Draw was held in every class  for selection boxes, which were kindly donated by The Parents’ Council. Congratulations to all the boys and girls who won. Thank you very much Parents’ Council.

 Our Annual Christmas Draw started on December 8th and continued until Friday 16th. It was a great success.  The fabulous prizes were donated locally. A big thank you to all those who generously donated and congratulations to all the lucky winners.

October 2016

Halloween is almost here and everybody here in The Pres has had a very busy month.

Gaelic Football:  our Gaelic Footballers did really well this term,  and made it to the Quarter Finals. A big thank you to the team, their trainers, Ms Hennessy and Ms Woodcock, and to the parents and teachers who gave lifts and cheered on the team.

Tag Rugby: Room 16 girls have had Tag Rugby sessions with Noel Devlin, from Leinster Rugby.

Music/Dancing/Drama: Margaret Murran will be teaching music and singing to Senior Infants after Halloween. This is funded by the Parents Council. She will also be forming her choir from 3rd to 6th for 10 weeks for €25. Paul Martin is teaching jigs and reels to 4th and 5th classes on their tin whistles. Go raibh míle maith agat a Phól. Evelyn White continues to hold Irish Dancing classes every Wednesday after school. Ms McDermott is starting Drama Classes with Junior Classes after Halloween. Other classes have been enjoying their classes since September.

Congratulations: to Ms Begley on the birth of her gorgeous   baby son recently and to Ms Maloney on the birth  of her beautiful baby girl a few weeks ago. We wish both teachers and their families all the best in the future.

Religion: First Holy Communion is on Sunday May 21st and Confirmation is on Saturday March 25th 2017.

Health Promoting Schools: our committee have been doing wonderful work promoting the health and well being of everyone in the school, for the last two years. On Thursday October 27th all this hard work was rewarded by the presentation of our First Health Promoting Flag. Congratulations to the Committee, past and present and to all involved.

 

Congratulations to The Health Promoting Committee!
Congratulations to The Health Promoting Committee!
Wow look at our Flag!
Wow look at our Flag!

Halloween Celebrations

We had a great day on Friday October 28th. Lots of people dressed up and we all celebrated Halloween and getting our Health Promotion flag with A Monster March and healthy eating.

Girls from Room 3 all set for Halloween!
Girls from Room 3 all set for Halloween!
Room 10 Second Class looking scary!
Room 10 Second Class looking scary!
The Monster March begins.
The Monster March begins.
Marching on!
Marching on! Is that Harry Potter back there?
Great costumes!
Wow !Great costumes!
Room 14 marching on!
Room 14 marching on!
Scarey Senior Infants!
Scary Senior Infants!
More Marching Monsters!
More Marching Monsters from First Class!
Junior Infants march with their Senior Minders.
Junior Infants march with their Senior Minders.

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Little monsters march on with Big Monsters!

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Our young friends from Olivia's Playschool in their Halloween costumes, all set for Trick or Treating!
Our young friends from Olivia’s Playschool in their Halloween costumes, all set for Trick or Treating!
We all joined hands, and sang Circle of Friends.
We all joined hands, and sang Circle of Friends.
Our circle had lots of characters.
Our circle had lots of characters.

Bhí an lá againn. We hope everybody has a lovely time during the Halloween break. See you all on November 7th.

Dates For Your Diary: November 16th/17th Parent Teacher Meetings

November 21st. Presentation Day Closing at 12.30.

 

 

September 2016

Welcome back everybody . We extend a special welcome to our new parents,teachers,  boys and girls in Junior Infants, Language Units and throughout the school. We hope everybody will have a great year in The Pres.

See our Newsletter for all relevant information.

Bag Pack Supervalu Loughboy September 16th and 17th:  a big thank you to all who took part and gave generously to our Bag Pack. Thanks also to Supervalu. €1400 was raised. This will go towards funding Literacy Lift-Off, an intensive programme of reading and writing, which is being put in place shortly in our Senior Infant classes.

Visit of the Jack Mc Grath and O’ Duffy Cups

On Thursday September 29th we had a very special visitor. Aine Fahey, captain of the winning Intermediate team 2016, came to The Pres with the Jack Mc Grath and the O’Duffy Cups. Mrs Moran our brilliant M.C.,gave us all the information about both cups. The O’ Duffy Cup was presented to the Kilkenny Senior Champions and the Jack Mc Grath Cup was presented to the Intermediate Champions this September.

Captain Aine Fahey with the Jack Mc Grath Cup
Captain Aine Fahey with the Jack Mc Grath Cup
Ms Woodcock and Ms Hennessy with The O'Duffy Cup
Ms Woodcock and Ms Hennessy with The O’Duffy Cup
Mrs Kelly rallies the troups!
Mrs Kelly rallies the troups!
We all sang the Rose Of Mooncoin.
We all sang the Rose Of Mooncoin.
Three cheers for Aine and for kilkenny!
Three cheers for Aine and for kilkenny!

Bhí maidin iontach againn. We were delighted to welcome Áine with the two valuable and historic cups. Mrs Moran was great fun ! Míle buiochas di . The visit ended with two treats, the Hurlers Dance and a night off homework! Tar ar ais arís.

 

 

Summer Sixteen Sports, Show and Activities

We have been SO busy this Summer with a huge variety of fun and sporting activities!

Cycling Safety Classes

 Classes were held for 3rd and 4th classes for 5 weeks. They were great fun and everybody learned lots of skills.

 

We need to concentrate.
We need to concentrate.

 

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This is good!
Thanks for teaching us all those skills Jason.
Thanks for teaching us all those skills Jason.

Wassa Wassa

Wasssa Wassa drumming classes were held for everybody from Junior Infants to sixth class. Niall was great.

We love drumming!
We love drumming!
I wonder could we do this at home?!
I wonder could we do this at home?!

Wassa Wassa Dance Classes

Second to sixth classes learned lots of dance moves from Siobhán.
Second to sixth classes learned lots of dance moves from Siobhán.

Senior Sports Day

Senior Sports day was held on Thursday June 2nd.

Second Class long race
Second Class long race
Second Class medal winners
Second Class medal winners

 

Third Class Long Race
Third Class Long Race
Third Class Medal winners
Third Class Medal winners
Medal winners from Second class, Congratulations girls!
Medal winners from Second class, Congratulations girls!
Well done 3rd class!
Well done 3rd class!
Happy Fifth class girls
Happy Fifth class girls
4th, 5th and 6th class medal winners
4th, 5th and 6th class medal winners

 

Fourth class girls with a future Pres girl!
Fourth class girls with a future Pres girl!
2nd class Bat and Ball race
2nd class Bat and Ball race
Congratulations girls!
Congratulations girls!
This is tough!
This is tough! Can I hold on?
We are flying without wings!
We are flying without wings!
We can do it!
We can do it!
Enjoying Sports Day with Mrs Kelly
Enjoying Sports Day with Mrs Kelly

 

Mums'Race
Mums’Race
Winning Mums Congratulations!
Winning Mums Congratulations!
Dads' Race
Dads’ Race
Teachers' Race
Teachers’ Race
Congratulations winning Dads!
Congratulations winning Dads!
Winning teachers Congratulations!
Winning teachers Congratulations!
The winner of our raffle with his prize
The winner of our raffle with his prize

Everybody had great fun. thanks to the teachers and classes involved. A big thank you to  the Parents’ Council for all their work and the treats, and to all the parents who came to support the event.

 

Junior Sports Day

Junior Sports Day was held on June 9th.

First Class Ball and Bat Race
First Class Ball and Bat Race
Is féidir linn!
Is féidir linn!
This is fun!
This is fun!
I'm getting there!
I’m getting there!
Boys and Girls from Rooms 7, 8 and 9 having fun in the sun.
Boys and Girls from Rooms 7, 8 and 9 having fun in the sun.
I must concentrate!
I must concentrate!

 

We all had a great day. A big thank you to our teachers for organizing everything, to Mrs Kelly for the ice pops and to our Mums and Dads for cheering us on.

Junior Infants Fun For All day

Junior Infants held their fun for all activity day on June 10th.

Ball games are fun.
Ball games are fun.
Face Painting with Sarah? What will i be?....
Face Painting with Sarah? What will I be?….
Face painting with Miss Murphy. I could be Spiderman, a Bunny Rabbit or a flower.
Face painting with Miss Murphy. I could be Spiderman, a Bunny Rabbit or a flower.
Face painting with Mrs Kelly
Face painting with Mrs Kelly
Dress up races are great!
Dress up races are great!
Obstacle Course Fun
Obstacle Course Fun
Water play with Avril
Water play with Avril
Painting with our feet!
Painting with our feet!
Musical Chairs
Musical Chairs

We all had a really fun day. Thanks to all the teachers and parents involved.

Basketball Blitz Final

The final of the 5th and 6th classes Basketball Blitz took place on June 16th . It was a very close final, which was won by team J. Here’s a flavour of the action between the finalists.

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Final 2

Final 3

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Well done to all. Míle buiochas do na múinteoirí agus do na fóirne go léir.

Trouble in Pantoland

Sixth class entertained us all and their parents with a great end of year show.

Mother, Maiden, Crone and Wizard on a dark and stormy night.
Mother, Maiden, Crone and Wizard on a dark and stormy night.

Throne Room of the Palace

Mirror, No 1, Queen,Huntsman and Guards.
Mirror, No 1, Queen,Huntsman and Guards.

The Enchanted Wood Restaurant

Prince Charming's Stag Night.
Prince Charming’s Stag Night.

Widow Twanky’s Shop

Widow Twanky, Amelia Sweetheart and Jack's Mum.
Widow Twanky, Amelia Sweetheart and Jack’s Mum.

Throne Room

Queen is informed of missing Princes.
Queen is informed of missing Princes.

The Village Square

The Wizard they are looking for is among them!
The Wizard they are looking for is among them! He’s Behind you!

The Castle

The Wizard makes the ghosts appear.
The Wizard makes the ghosts appear.

The Throne Room

Wizard is singing "Evil".
Wizard is singing “Evil”.

The Spell is over.

The princes are back and all are singing "All the Single Ladies".
The princes are back and all are singing “All the Single Ladies”.

Final Scene: The Village Square

Four Weddings and a Tribunal!!
Four Weddings and a Tribunal!!

Trouble in Pantoland was a great show. Everybody really enjoyed it. A big thank you to Mrs Mc Dermott and Ms Deasy and to all the sixth class girls.

Cake Sale

Our annual cake sale took place on Monday June 27th. It was a great success.

These look delicious!
These look delicious!
Happy girls
Happy girls!
These will sell quickly, they look yummy!
These will sell quickly, they look yummy!
We stand by our promise that you will enjoy these!
We stand by our promise that you will enjoy these!
Some very happy shoppers , can't wait to sample these!
Some very happy shoppers , can’t wait to sample these!

A great deal of money was raised. A big Thank You to all the bakers, 5th and 6th class teachers , Ms Bolger and to all the parents, boys and girls who supported this very enjoyable event.

 

 

 

 

 

May 2016

First Holy Communion 2016: congratulations to our second class girls from Rooms 11 and 14 who made their First Holy Communion on Sunday May 22nd. We hope you all had a lovely day with your families.

You all look beautiful!
You all look beautiful!

Internet Safety Talk:workshops 2nd -6th classes Thursday May 5th. Talk for parents was at 7pm that evening.

No Uniform Day: Friday May 6th-fundraiser for the Kilkenny Homecare Team. We finished our Friendship Week/Fortnight with all the school coming together in the Junior yard in two big circles, singing Circle Of Friends on No Uniform Day.  It was great. Thanks to all who supported this very deserving cause.

Mrs Kelly rallies the troupes!
Mrs Kelly rallies the troupes!
Together one and all
Together one and all
Circle of friends was fun.
Circle of friends was fun.

Gaelic Football: training Tuesdays after school, 5th class blitz Thursday May 26th in Dunmore

School Closures: school closed from Monday May 9th -Friday 13th , reopening on Monday May 16th. Staff planning day for D.E.S. new language curriculum on Thursday May 19th.

 

April 2016

Welcome back to school. We hope everybody enjoyed their Easter holidays and are all set for our last term this school year.

Silver Circle: please support this very important fund raiser, and return cards and money by April 29th.

Friendship Week : we are celebrating friendship week April 25th -29th.

Challenge To Change: Ms Maloney and her fifth class girls have completed a wonderful project entitled World Wide School. The class investigated the countries and  cultures of the 38 different nationalities which we presently have in our school. An amazing world wide food fair with a very international flavour was held in the Art Room on April 21st. This project is run by the Presentation Education Office and it was presented in the Springhill Court Hotel on April 27th.

 

World Wide School Project
World Wide School Project by Fifth Class Room  16: April 2016

March 2016

Peace Proms: our 5th and 6th classes performed with 14 other schools from the area in Cillin Hill on March 5th. It was a wonderful event.

Sport: our spikeball team were regional finalists and went forward to the National Finals on March 15th. Well done girls. Tag Rugby: we had an international championship on March 9th, refereed by coaches Noel and Ben. France beat Spain in a very exciting final.

First Penance took place on March 10th.

Confirmation took place on March 12th.

Seachtain na Gaeilge: we had music, song ,dance, a fashion show and a céilí to celebrate seachtain na gaeilge.

Proclamation Day: we celebrated proclamation day and hoisted our national flag with pride on March 15th.

Easter Holidays: Wednesday March 16th at 12.00 until Monday April 4th at 9.00.

We wish everybody and their families a very Happy Easter.