Monthly Archives: October 2015

Our Hallowe’en Hike 2015

The Halloween Hike is a great tradition in Levitstown. Every year the children, parents and teachers dress up for Halloween and take on a sponsored hike for the school. The Junior Room and friends walk to the local church and … Continue reading

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Our Halloween Assembly

We had lots to celebrate at our Halloween end of month assembly! Everyone was dressed up for the Halloween Hike and it was a great opportunity to see all the outfits.
Mr Kane’s class showed us some wonderful portraits that they … Continue reading

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U11 Grange School Team are Champions!!!!

Congratulations to our Grange Under 11’s School Team who won their division final in Moorefield yesterday.
Johnstownbridge were very worthy opponents and gave us a great match, but we are delighted that the best team won on the day!

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Children’s Book Festival Visit to see author Erika McGann

As part of the Children’s Book Festival the children from 4th, 5th and 6th class visited Athy Library yesterday to listen to children’s author Erika McGann.
Erika spoke to them about their favourite books and how to become a writer. The … Continue reading

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Tag Rugby Blitz

5th and 6th class travelled to Athy Rugby Club today for a Tag Rugby Blitz.
Coach Joey Carbery has been visiting the school for eight weeks to provide free Tag Rugby training to every child at the school from Junior Infants … Continue reading

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Math’s Games for Math’s Week

We were delighted to welcome parents to the school today to help us celebrate Math’s Week 2015.
All of the children enjoyed participating in active maths learning today through the use of Maths Games in the classroom.
Parent’s Maria Palka and Mary … Continue reading

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Our Junior Room visit to the library

On Monday the 12th of October Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st class pupils had a special visit to Athy Library as part of the Children’s Book Festival.
They met poet Fred Freeman for a workshop where he introduced them to traditional … Continue reading

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Thank you and goodbye to our Secretary Jackie Moran!

After ten years as our school secretary Jackie Moran finished work at the school on the 29th of September. The staff and pupils showered Jackie with gifts, flowers and cards that they had made for her on her last day … Continue reading

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Buddy Reading

Every Friday afternoon for the last five weeks, the children in Ms. Costigan’s classroom have enjoyed reading with their new book buddies from 2nd, 3rd and 4th class. Both classrooms have been filled with the sounds of children reading stories … Continue reading

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Under 11 Match Report by Lewis Gannon

On Tuesday the 6th of October the Grange Under 11 team had a match against Brannockstown. The match was in Grangenolvin Football Pitch. The final score was 8-10 to 0-0. Brannockstown had lots of chances but didn’t have the ability … Continue reading

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Playtime in Ms.Costigan’s Room

The children in Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Class are really enjoying their ‘Playtime’ since we’ve returned to school! They are assigned to a colour group at the beginning of each month and complete a variety of structured PLAY … Continue reading

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Dance in Education Workshop with Cathy O’ Kennedy

The children and staff greatly enjoyed the visit of Dance Instructor Cathy O’ Kennedy today. This was made possible thanks to Kildare County Council’s Artist in School Scheme.
Cathy worked with all classes giving a dance workshop to each. The children … Continue reading

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U11 Match Report by Fionn Heslin

Our second U11 match was on the 21st of September 2015 in Grange against Kilberry.  The match was hard.  We played well and they played well too.  It was good to win but they were a good match for us. … Continue reading

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