Rolestown Horticultural Show

2016 proved to be one of our biggest and best shows yet. We had lots of fantastic entries and a wide variety of categories. Well done to everyone who took part. A big thank you to Ronan, Colette, Eddie for organising the show. Thank you to Niall Maxwell for judging.

Mr. Brady’s 3rd class won the trophy for best class entries

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Rolestown says thanks to Tom Kelleher


Tom receives his Certificate of Attendance for 42 years.


He’s presented with a booklet of memories of RNS, compiled by the students …


and a tree….


Songs were sung….



Poems and rhymes recited…


Tom thanks everyone…



Planting a tree on the school grounds…

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Summer fun on Sports Day

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High Jump in Rolestown

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Some excellent jumps from 5th and 6th Class. The highest jump was 1.25m

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Horticultural Show- Monday 27th June

Our seventh horticultural show will take place next monday. Last year was again a great success.It allows children to showcase their creativity and imagination. Please let the children do as much of the work as possible. A child may not enter more than 3 exhibits9 from different categories. The class who put in the best effort will win the trophy. Every student who enters gets a pencil and will have their name placed in a draw for some cool prizes.

Here are the categories:

  1. Item of fruit, vegetable or herb grown in your own garden.
  2. Vase of wildflowers or flowers from your own garden.
  3. Painting or photograph of flowers, vegetable or garden insect.
  4. Model made from fruit/ vegetables
  5. Best dressed or painted hard boiled egg.
  6. Miniature garden.
  7. Baking- cake, buns, bread or biscuits. 5 on a plate.
  8. Mini Scarecrow.
  9. Decorated Wellie
  10. Miniature exhibit with a 1916 theme

Please make sure every entry has your childs name and class on it, as these will be needed for the prize draw.

On the morning of the show bring entries to the sports hall. Parents can view the show from 1pm. Please bear in mind that all the children who finish at 1.30 will bring their exhibits home at this time.

The teachers baking competition where children are the judges will also take place. The draw for the prizes will take place Tuesday morning in assembly and the trophy will be presented to the winning class.

Name:__________________________          Name:_______________________

Class: ___________________________         Class:_______________________

Exhibit Name:_____________________           Exhibit Name:_________________hort3

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School Newsletter- June

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Dear Parent,

As we head towards the summer holidays school is busier than ever. We have had three football finals, two basketball finals, our concert, our major fundraiser and several school tours.

We are closing on Wednesday June 29th at 12 noon. The teachers are back in on the 30th to work on the new English Curriculum, which will shortly be introduced.

The school reports are ready to go and we would be obliged if you send in a stamped addressed envelope before Friday so that the report is guaranteed to reach you.

At the moment we are organizing Accelerated Reading Scheme for next year. Would you please check that none of our books are lying around your home. We would dearly love to have them back. Any other books that you have that might be suitable for our library, we would gladly take also.

The Annual Horticultural show will take place on Monday 27th June.

School Disco for 5th and 6th class is on 23rd June in Kettles Country House Hotel 7-9pm

6th class graduation ceremony will take place on Tuesday 28th June at 7pm.

We recommend that you apply suncream to your child before coming to school on fine mornings. It is better not to have the cream in school bags or pockets.

Yours sincerely,

Tom Kelleher (Principal)

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School Reports

School reports are being sent out this week. Should you have any questions about standardised test scores ( Micra T and Sigma T) here is a link explaining how the test works and a guide to understanding the scores. test

Of course, should you have any other questions or concerns regarding the report please contact the class teacher.

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1st & 2nd Class School Tour

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Violin Concert 2016. Well done to Bjarke and all his talented students on their great production.

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First Holy Communion 2016

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Football Final Winners

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Upcoming Events:

*Our Junior Footballers will play in the final next Tuesday, 31st May at 12.10 in Parnell Park. All support welcome.


*Violin concert on Wednesday in school hall, tea and coffee from 7.00pm. Concert begins 7.30 -€5 adult €10 family.


*Book Rental forms– for September to be returned by 1st June.


*Horticultural Show– Monday 27th


*6th class graduation on Wednesday 29th June.


*Summer holidays 30th June


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