Monthly Archives: October 2016

Halloween Hike Day 2016


Ready to go on our Halloween Hike 2016.
We had a wickedly, wonderful day at school today for our annual Halloween Hike. Junior and Senior Infants went on a “Witches Walk” around the local area, 1st to 6th class took a 5km … Continue reading

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Halloween Horrors!

4th, 5th and 6th class had great fun this week creating Halloween Monsters to scare all of the visitors to our school!

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Garda Tom visits the school

Garda Tom visited the school recently.
He spoke to all of the children about safety issues at Halloween.
He reminded us to stay away from Fireworks and to take proper precautions when Trick or Treating for example – going with an adult … Continue reading

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Tag Rugby training at our school.

Joey Carbery from Athy Rugby Club has been visiting the school this term to train all of the children. They have been learning the basics of Tag Rugby and have benefited greatly from both Joey’s instructions and the aerobic exercise.
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Credit Union Art Competition Winner

The Prize Giving Ceremony for the Credit Union Art Competition took place in Baltinglass on Monday evening the 24th of October.
Conall, pictured here, was presented with a lovely prize for his beautiful artwork.
The theme was “Dreams are made of this…”
Conall’s … Continue reading

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Park n’ stride relaunched on Tuesday 18th October.
Thank you to all who took part.
We look forward to seeing you all parking and striding on Tuesdays and working together to renew our green flag. It’s great to see so many people … Continue reading

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Green Schools Committee 2016-2017

We welcome Quinn, Séan and Malachy to our committee.
On the committee this year is Conall, Lewis, Séan A, Fionn, Ryan, Amelia, Kate, Malachy, Séan H and Quinn.
We look forward to a busy year as we continue to work on the … Continue reading

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Physical Education

We are starting a new blog section to focus on Physical Education at our school.

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Stardome visit 2nd-6th class

Children from 2nd to 6th class travelled to Athy Library today to see Stardome.
Stardome is CIT Blackrock Castle’s Observatory’s outreach astronomy tool.
To the children it looked like a giant, blue, inflatable igloo and they were delighted to hear that we … Continue reading

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Visit to Athy Library

As part of Children’s Book Festival 2016, the children from Junior Infants to 3rd Class travelled to Athy library on Friday the 7th of October to meet children’s author Tatyana Feeney.
Tatyana read one of her books ‘Owl’s Orange Scarf’ to … Continue reading

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Music Workshop with Paul Maher

Paul Maher, a professional percussionist who has played with the National Symphony Orchestra visited the school on the today to work with all classes giving them hands on music experience. The children were introduced to a range of percussion instruments guided … Continue reading

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