Bridge at Leighlin

News Archive 05/06

2nd June '06

3rd and 4th Classes visited Askea Church to listen to Carlow Youth Orchestra.


31st May


Artist Don Conroy visited the school in honour of Poppy Ashmore's victory in the Esso Wildlife Challenge. He gave an art class to our pupils!


19th May

We have been presented with our green flag by the Minister for Education and Science.


11th May


Eddie Sheehan has been teaching drums and guitar to 5th and 6th classes. See them playing the guitar!


9th May

Second and Sixth classes are busy preparing for their Communion and Confirmation. Other classes are busy practising for the choir!


7th April

The school is closed for Easter. We reopen for all pupils on Monday, 24th April. Enjoy the break!


5th April

The school has earned its first Green Flag. This is a great achievement for all pupils, parents and teachers. Well done to everybody!


24th March

We have raised €124 in a raffle for Mother's Day! The money will be given to cancer research as today is Daffodil Day. Well done to all!


14th March

Holly Bolger is a prizewinner in the
INTO Handwriting Competition. She will be presented with her prize in the Talbot Hotel, Carlow. Well done Holly!


13th March

Mr. Hoyne's class have been learning about digital photography! See the best photographs.


3rd March

Old Leighlin
4th, 5th and 6th classes paid a visit to Old Leighlin to see the cathedral and St. Lazerian's well. Watch a video of the visit.


1st March

Everybody in the school has been working very hard at our application for a green flag. Mrs. Byrne has been co-ordinating it all!


21st February

Some of our girls will be modelling for charity next month. The Nationalist took a photograph before their stint on the catwalk!


9th February

4th, 5th and 6th Classes visited Old Leighlin to take a guided tour of St. Lazerian's Cathedral and have a look at Molaise's Well.


8th February

Click to see the winners of the "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" Art Competition who were presented with their prizes by Mrs. Byrne. Well done!


6th February

Singing Enlarge
3rd - 6th Classes have taken part in a music workshop with Mary Amond. Everybody had a great time and there was some wonderful singing to be heard around the school!


2nd February

Ms. Purcell's class have been making St. Brigid's crosses.


1st February

Emma and Joanne are the first pupils to have their art shown on our site! Ms. Cullinan's class have posted letters at the Post Office.


20th January

Hurling Enlarge
5th and 6th classes have been practising for the upcoming indoor hurling blitz.


18th January

Engagement Cake Enlarge
Mr. Hoyne's class present him with a cake in celebration of his
recent engagement!


22nd December '05

Santa Enlarge
Santa Claus paid a visit to the school. There was great excitement!


21st December

Some of our older pupils have been taking part in a chess competition.


13th December

See the photos of our Carol Service


5th October

Some of 5th and 6th Class pupils have taken part in an art project called the St. Francis Street Boys Art Exhibition.


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