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  • 3rd Class Activities

    Posted on January 22, 2019 by in Michelle's-3rd-class, News

    3rd class enjoyed learning about Rosh Hashanah the Jewish New Year, the class learned how the festival is celebrated and sampled the tradition of apples dipped in honey.

    Playing Rock, Paper, Scissors always goes down a treat, even when we

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    December Fun!

    Posted on December 22, 2017 by in News, Uncategorized

    Santa!

    Our Junior Infants and Senior Infants and some of our Stars had a special visitor today!

     

    Lots of us had fun in the snow last week!

    Oisín’s 5th Class performed their play in Kildare Library last week and

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  • A Christmas Carol

    Posted on December 14, 2017 by in News

    5th class were delighted to perform their fantastic version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Kildare Library on Wednesday, December 13th. Well done to all involved!!
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  • Grandparents Day 2017

    Posted on November 24, 2017 by in News

    We had a fantastic morning welcoming some of our grandparents to our school! We showed them around our classrooms, asked them lots of questions and sang some songs for them. We put our artwork up in the halla for them …
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  • Tóg mo Lámh!

    Posted on July 3, 2017 by in News

    Gary’s 2nd class learned this fantastic song ‘Tóg mo Lámh’ before the summer break. Eoghan McDermott on 2fm spotted it on Twitter and gave the class a brilliant shout-out on his show. Not only did he retweet the video, the …
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    Our First set of Jerseys

    Posted on June 23, 2017 by in News

    We are delighted to announce that we have our very first set of jerseys. We are all so thankful to the people at Kildare Town Credit Union. Their sponsorhip of €1,000 was so generous. Pictured below are children from 2nd …
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  • 3rd & 4th Class School Tour

    Posted on May 29, 2017 by in News

    Kippure Adventure Centre

    3rd and 4th Class had a very exciting day in Kippure Adventure Centre, Blessington, County Wicklow. Abseiling, Rock Climbing, High-Beam Walking, Rope Walking and the dreaded Leap of Faith were the order for the day.

    The students

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    Multi cultural evening!

    Posted on May 18, 2017 by in News

    Thanks to all who came to take part in the multi-cultural evening in school today. We had an amazing array of food from lots of different countries and it was great to see so many people enjoying it.

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  • Growing Greens in our Geodome!

    Posted on May 9, 2017 by in News

    4th class were busy making healthy salads using the leaves they have planted in our geodome. Judith showed them how to make a healthy dressing to go on the salad, perfect for the beautiful weather we have at the moment!…
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  • Imagino Library Sculpture Project Exhibition

    Posted on April 25, 2017 by in News

    Our 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes were lucky enough to take part in the Imagino Library Sculpture Project this year. They made beautiful ceramic models inspired by characters from their favourite books with Ania, which are currently being displayed in …
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  • Mini Muckers!

    Posted on March 27, 2017 by in News

    On Sunday 12th March, our Parent’s Council held a ‘Mini Muckiness Challenge’ in our school. A great day was had by all- as you can see from the photos!!! Well done to everyone involved!

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge- Déardaoin

    Posted on March 17, 2017 by in News

    Bhí Lá Glas againn inniu roimh Lá Fhéile Pádraig agus bhí ceolchoirm iontach againn! Chan gach rang amhráin os comhair na scoile agus bhí gach duine go hiontach. Ag an deireadh, chanamar Amhrán na bhFiann lé chéile.

    We all dressed

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge- Dé Céadaoin

    Posted on March 15, 2017 by in News

    Bhí céilí mór iontach againn ar maidin inniu! Rinne rang 3 agus rang 4 ‘Ionsaí na hínse’ ar dtús. Ansin, tháinig rang 2 agus rang 1 suas freisin chun ‘Balla Luimnigh’ a dhéanamh. Tar éis é sin, rinne gach duine …
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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017- Dé Máirt

    Posted on March 15, 2017 by in News

    Ar maidin, bhí Tráth na gCeist againn. Bhí craic agus spraoi againn! Tar éis é sin, rinneamar an Haca Gaelach le chéile!

    This morning, we had a quiz as Gaeilge. We had a great time! Afterwards, we all did the

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017- Dé Luain

    Posted on March 13, 2017 by in News, Uncategorized

    Bhí lá iontach againn inniu! Ar maidin, rinneamar léitheoireacht beirte le chéile. Chanamar amhráin agus bhíomar ag rá dánta. Féach!

    We had a great day today! This morning, we did paired reading together. We sang songs and saying poems. Have

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  • World Book Day 2017

    Posted on March 2, 2017 by in News

    We had a lovely chilled out World Book Day today. Each child in the school got a chance to show off or discuss their favourite book in their classrooms. Later in the day, the older classes came for a visit …
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    Handball Heroes!

    Posted on March 1, 2017 by in News

    Our U-11 Boys Olympic Handball team performed so well today in a tournament vs. Maynooth B.N.S. We travelled all the way to Confey G.A.A. and thoroughly enjoyed the games. The boys played so well as a team and scored some …
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  • Happiness Week!

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by in News

    Last week, we held ‘Happiness Week’ in our school. During the week we focused on our different feelings, how to manage them and looked at different things we can do that make ourselves and each other happy. Each class made …
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  • Credit Union Quiz

    Posted on January 30, 2017 by in News

    A huge congratulations to our 4th class students who took part in the Credit Union Quiz today. One of our teams came in 2nd place overall and we are so proud of them all for doing so well!

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    Homework Survey

    Posted on January 24, 2017 by in homework, News

     

    Survey results – Parents

    At the start of the September term we decided to try something new with regard to homework.

    Our aim was to give children time to learn some of the skills that they will need to

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  • KWWSPCA Visit

    Posted on December 8, 2016 by in News

    We were visited by the Kildare and West Wicklow Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. We learned lots about how to take care of our pets and what to do if we ever see an animal that is …
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  • Grandparents Day

    Posted on November 23, 2016 by in News

    We had such a wonderful morning today! Lots of our grandparents came to visit us in school. They got a tour of our lovely building and then visited their grandchildren’s classes. They looked at projects, answered questions and heard some …
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    Active Schools – Treasure Hunt

    Posted on June 8, 2016 by in News

    Today we took part in a treasure hunt! Some parent helpers came into school and hid lots of puzzle pieces in three areas – inside the school building, outside in the yard, and on the grass. We had to run …
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    Awake and Shake!

    Posted on June 8, 2016 by in News

    To kick off our Active Schools week, we had great fun dancing in the yard before school this morning. It was a great chance for parents to get involved by dancing along! It was a wonderful way to start our …
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    Stars Adventures

    Posted on June 7, 2016 by in Junior Stars, News

    Our Stars have been busy lately. They had a trip to the bug hotel to check out the mini-beasts with Hilary. They took lots of photos, and returned to their classroom to draw pictures of their slugs, snails, spiders, worms …
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    Multicultural Evening

    Posted on May 30, 2016 by in News

    A huge thank you to all the parents and children who came to our multicultural evening. It was a wonderful evening with so much delicious food to taste from the countries represented in our school. We were overwhelmed by the …
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  • Student Council Bake & Toy Sale

    Posted on May 12, 2016 by in News

    A HUGE well done to the student council for raising over 700 from the bake and toy sale today!!! Thank you so much to everyone who donated toys and baked treats, we were overwhelmed with your generosity. This money will …
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  • Second Level Educate Together Campaign for Kildare South

    Posted on April 21, 2016 by in News

    The Campaign for a Second-level Educate Together in Kildare South are looking for your story for their series “Real Parents, Real Stories”.

    If you would like to contribute to the campaign by writing your story of why you would like

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  • School Transport Scheme

    Posted on April 18, 2016 by in News

    Here is all the information you need to know about Bus Eireann’s ‘School Transport Scheme’.

    School Transport 2016 – FAQs

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  • Science Exhibition & Seachtain na Gaeilge

    Posted on March 12, 2016 by in News

    We’ve been very busy in Senior Stars this month. We’ve been preparing for our Science exhibition next week by experimenting with floating and sinking, and had a huge amount of fun attempting to create play-doh boats (the play-doh kept sinking …
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  • World Book Day 5th March 2016

    Posted on March 8, 2016 by in News

    We had a very busy World Book Day this year. We had lots of fun sharing books and stories with different classes. Older classes brought their favourite books downstairs to Junior classes and had a great time reading to them.…
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  • Healthy Eating

    Posted on February 24, 2016 by in News

    Healthy lunch ideas

    During a meeting with parents in relation to healthy lunches in school, one of the points which was raised is that a lot of the time finding ideas for lunches with variety can be very difficult. The

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  • Pancake Tuesday in Senior Stars

    Posted on February 9, 2016 by in News

    We made pancake batter in a jar using one egg, 5 teaspoons of flour, some baking powder and some milk. We also added cinnamon and vanilla essence. The boys will bring home their batter to make their pancakes after school. …
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