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Latest News 13/14

20th June '14

5th and 6th Classes went on their school tour to Dunmore East Adventure Centre.

10th June '14

Mrs. Roche's room were painting outdoors here, here and here!

4th June '14

We made a 3-D village!

14th May '14

3rd and 4th Classes are learning some knitting!

9th May '14

money snake
We collected €335 for Suas Educational Development by making a money snake!

10th April '14

We paid a visit to the local Community Garden to get some ideas for our own!

24th March '14

We are loving our drama classes!

19th March '14

We marked World Book Day by reading to our Junior Infants!

14th March '14

Katie won a prize for her FairTrade poster!

14th February '14

Ms. Hanley's class did some lovely baking for Valentine's Day!

12th February '14

James Lakes from Carlow County Council talked to us about caring for the environment and proper waste disposal.

13th February '14

Niall de Búrca visited our school and entertained us with his stories.

11th February '14

Our chess team was successful in the Community games!

10th February '14

All classes are doing gymnastics!

9th February '14

We held a prayer service to celebrate Catholic Schools Week. Some of our Grandparents came to visit!

10th January '14

We have started drama classes!

15th December '13

We are practising for our Christmas concert.

8th December '13

We took part in the Hallelujah Concert in Dublin, singing with thousands of others!

1st December '13

Our boys and girls have taken part in indoor hurling blitzes, the girls having qualified for the finals. Well done girls!

15th November '13

Lots of our pupils have been bringing in presents for children who aren’t as lucky as we are.

14th November '13

5th and 6th Classes visited Carlow IT for a science demonstration.

13th November '13

We have been taking part in football coaching with Johnny Nevin!

12th November '13

Éanna brought in a wasp’s nest that he found!

11th November '13

As part of our strategy to keep bullying out of our school we held our anti-bullying week.
We learned:
• What bullying is
• We don’t allow bullying in our school
• If bullying happens, we speak out
• There are things we can do if we are being bullied
• Bullying can happen anywhere, not just in school

6th November '13

1st, 2nd and 3rd Classes are currently visiting Graiguecullen Pool for lessons each week.

25th October '13


Congratulations to our boys and girls who played so well at the Cumann na mBunscol football finals recently!

18th October '13

Our boys and girls teams have reached the Cumann na mBunscol football finals together for the first time ever!

10th Ocotber '13

Fr. Lalor brought in a stuffed otter, a stoat and a pine marten.

8th October '13

Katie won a prize in the Harvest Festival art competition!

3rd October '13

Our brass band has been practising!

1st October '13

Ben Hogan has had a visitor during the night!

27th September '13

The National Parents Council (Primary) are holding an anti-bullying session in the Dolmen Hotel, Carlow on Monday, 21st October at 7:30 p.m. The session will enable you to support your child regarding issues of bullying and will also inform you about the new Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools. Each session runs for two hours and is provided free of charge. To book a place visit .

25th September '13

Well done to Eoin, Sophie and Molly who took part in the Co. Carlow Schools Cross Country run in Carlow.

20th September '13

Our boys and girls football teams both had good wins over Rathoe in our opening fixtures in the Cumann na mBunscol competitions. Well done to all!

17th September '13

Our brass band has been practising hard!

13th September '13

Pupils working hard!

6th September '13

Pupils in Ms. Roche's room have been playing mancala!

15th August '13

School reopens for all pupils on Thursday 29th August.

Summer '13

Our book lists for 2013/14 are available.

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