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Government Advice about Returning to School

The Department of Education has provided the school with a number of animated videos, for distribution to parents and pupils that plan to return to school on Monday, 15 March 2021. They are available in English and Irish as follows: Video for Third – Sixth class pupils: English | Irish Video for Parents: English | Irish | English with Irish Sign Language

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Art Prize Winner

A pupil from 6th class, Amelia McEvoy, has won a prize for her artwork in a Banksy-inspired competition sponsored by Edco. 6th class have been displaying great art work completed at home while school has been closed, and posted on their Padlet page. Well done, Amelia.

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Our Virtual Classrooms

Teachers are putting up lessons and recommended activities for pupils each day using the Padlet software on our new Collaboration page. We hope to update these daily. There have been difficulties with the amount of traffic on this service. We are aware that some pupils were not able to bring home their textbooks and we will arrange to have the relevant textbook pages up on the each class’s site. Pupils should work through the work as best they can. On

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Homework Collaboration

As part of the school’s efforts to minimise the impact of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, which led to the school being closed from Friday, 13 March 2020 to Monday, 30 March 2020, the teachers have collaborated to provide some virtual learning aids. These will be used in the coming weeks to provide some limited work for students during the school days that the school is closed. The work has been deemed reasonable, while limited in nature and scope, and we hope

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Solar Panels Competition

5th class pupils have entered a competition run by Friends of the Earth to get solar panels for the school. They prepared a video which is hosted on the FOE.ie website. We would appreciate it if you could vote for their video here before Friday 28th February at 5pm.

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Seachain an Dragún|Beware of the Dragon

Níl aon chostas ar na ceolchoirmeacha. Díolfaidh coiste na dtuistí ticéid chrannchuir ar an dá oíche. Beidh neart spot duaiseanna. Más féidir cabhrú ar an oíche is féidir teagmháil a dhéanamh le baill an choiste. Parents will be selling tickets at the concerts instead of an admission charge. We are asking for spot prizes so if you would like to donate please drop them in to the school office. Also, if you could volunteer to sell tickets at one of

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Comhairle na nDaltaí Nua|New Pupil Council

Tá Comhairle na ndaltaí nua roghnaithe againn le haghaidh na scoilbhliana seo. Pioctar dhá ainm as hata i ngach rang ó 1-6 le baill de chomhairle na ndaltaí a fháil. New members of the pupil council have been chosen for the current school year. Two names are randomly drawn from a hat for each class from 1st to 6th to choose a boy and a girl for the pupil council. Labhraíonn na baill ar son a ranganna nuair a bhíonn

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Craobh na hÉireann bainte amach ag Rang 6|Rang 6 reach an All-Ireland Final

Comhghairdeas go Rang 6 agus Múinteoir Ben a bheidh ag imeacht go Muileann Cearr ar an 8ú lá Aibreán le páirt a ghlacadh i gcraobh na hÉireann de comórtas na scoildrámaíochta. Congratulations to Sixth class and Múinteoir Ben who have won through to the final of the All-Ireland school’s drama competition in Mullingar on April the 8th next. Their play “Síofrógacht” was first performed at the school christmas concerts but since then they have travelled to Carlow, Ring and Fermoy

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