Sports Day 2017

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Violin Concert 2017

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Basketball School League

Below are our boys’ and girls’ teams who competed in the finals of the 3rd/4th classes’ in-school basketball league.

The last few weeks have been quite busy as sixteen different teams participated in the  league.

Well done to all who took part, in particular our captains and vice-captains who showed great leadership and industry. We saw some great competitive games and camaraderie.

Looking forward to it all next year!

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Football blitz

 

Well done to all participants in the football blitz last Friday held at Ravens’ pitch. A great day was had by all. Visiting teams included Oldtown, Ballyboughal and Garristown.IMG_5619

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Garda Band – A Treat for All!

Our school was treated to a visit from the Garda Band yesterday afternoon.

Beforehand, our school -orchestra played  as a support act and did us proud.

Many thanks to Philip McCaffrey for his hard work in organising this.

He went all-out and sang us a song aswell! Well done Philip.

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Gallant effort from our boys’ basketball team!

Well done to our boys who made it to the final, meeting Ballyroan again! This time luck wasn’t with us despite a great performance by all. boys bb team

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From caterpillar to butterfly

Four butterflies arrived earlier than planned on Monday. We were lucky enough to watch one coming out on Tuesday.The remainder have come out of their chrysalis over the last few days.  The boys and girls are very excited and love watching the butterflies put their proboscis into the fruit to drink the juice.

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DINNER DANCE

Tickets are for sale for the dinner dance outside the school door at 1pm each day. Please support this event and our school. Thanks.  Continue reading

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Caterpillar update

Last Thursday we had our first caterpillar in its chrysalis and the remainder were hanging upside down, getting ready. Since then all the caterpillars are in their chrysalis and Senior Infants and First class took a closer look today before they went into the net. We particularly like the golden marks.

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The Very Hungry caterpillars in Senior Infants and First Class

Miss Daly’s Senior Infants and First Class are learning about the life cycle of the butterfly. On the 27th of April, 10 caterpillars arrived. Since then they have doubled in size and we are waiting for them to go into their chrysalis some time this week. 

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Upcoming Events in the School

Important Dates:

  1. Confirmation:- 3rd May 11:00
  2. Communion:- 13th May
  3. Meeting for next years Junior Infants:- 17th May
  4. Fundraiser in Kettles:- Dinner Dance (tickets €50) Saturday 3rd June
  5. Violin Concert:– 21st June
  6. Horticultural Show:– Monday 26th June
  7. 6th Class Graduation:- Tuesday 27th June
  8. Summer Holidays:- 29th June

School Tours:

  • Junior Infants: 22nd June
  • Senior Infants/ 1st: 19th June- DCU
  • 2nd/3rd Class:– 20th June- Let’s Go
  • 4th/ 5th Class:- 30th May- Gormanstown (Mr Lynch and Mr O’Donoghue)
  • 4th/ 5th Class:- 14th June- Glendalough (Mr. O’Flaherty)
  • 6th Class Tour:- 6th June
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Confirmation

Best of luck to all in 6th class who are making their Confirmation on this beautiful sunny day!

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