Rang a 3 class trip

image102

Rang a 3 travelled to Portlaoise to watch "The Ingenious Engineers" show.

image103

They had a great day and some of the pupils even made it onstage!

image104

This was the ideal reward for a class who has done so much work on their STEM projects throughout the year.

CREDIT UNION QUIZ

image105

UNDER-11 Quiz Team

Congratulations to our under-11 quiz team who came second in the Castlecomer Credit Union Quiz Competition. Our under-13 team were narrowly defeated in a tie-break for second place. Thanks to everyone on both teams, they were brilliant.

Halloween Dance-off

Check out this great video

school choir

From March 2015

SANTA walk

Santa Walk, December 2017.

tractor run 2019

image157

Save the date, the 20th of April, for a great family day out.

image158

All are welcome!

concern primary debating competition

School debating team march onto the final!

image159

Our school debating team have progressed to the final of our region's Concern Primary Debating competition. We are pitted against Gowran N.S. on Monday the 8th of April. We will be opposing the motion 'Genetically modified food is essential in the fight against world hunger'. This is the first time we have reached the final of this competition and we wish our hard-working team all the best.

flag presentation

image160

Many thanks to Paul Corcoran (Chairperson, St. Martin's Hurling Club), Lar Maher (Chairperson, Muckalee Football Club) and Pat Fitzpatrick, our local County Councillor, for presenting our school with the two flags of our clubs. With so many of our children enjoying a sporting life through our clubs, we will fly the flags with great pride!!

friendship week

image161

  


Monday: MOOD-BOOSTER MONDAY

· Dance 

· Share a joke

· Try a tongue twister

· Spend time with a friend

Tuesday: FRIENDLY FACE TUESDAY

· Smile

· Show respect to everyone you meet

· Give someone a compliment

· Invite someone to join a game

Wednesday: HEADSPACE WEDNESDAY

· Slow down

· Take 5 mins quiet time

· Listen to some classical music

· Go for a nature walk

· View a nature programme

Thursday: THANKFUL THURSDAY

· Make a list of things you are thankful for.

· Thank anyone who helps you today

· Write, decorate and send a thank you note to someone

Friday: CELEBRATE

· Look back on highlights of the year/ week / term so far

· Write/ draw your top five happy moments

· Share these with your fr

Tractor run video

Thanks to Donald Birnie for the superb footage

first Holy Communion

image189

Best of luck to all our 2nd class pupils who are making their Communion on Sunday. We hope they have a lovely day.

Fond Farewells

image190

Rang a 6 2019

It was an emotional farewell as we said 'Onwards and Upwards' to all the pupils in Rang a 6. They were a lovely bunch to have in our school and they will be sorely missed. 

image191

Slan go foill Ms. Kavanagh

It was a day for farewells as we wished Ms. Kavanagh all the best for her future in Co. Clare. She will be sorely missed.