Monthly Archives: May 2017

Mental Health Day

Our school was full of happiness and smiles today!
As part of our effort to achieve an Amber Flag for promoting positive Mental Health, the boys and girls had a jam-packed day of activities.
They began their Friday with the usual visit to … Continue reading

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Champions!!!

Huge congratulations to the Senior Boys GAA team who are the division champions!
The team played against Kildangan today at Moorefield GAA club in blistering heat. It was an intense match with only three points separating the team at full time.
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Tag Rugby Blitz and Rugby World Cup Trophy

Thank you to Killeen NS and Mr Lynch who organised a fantastic tag rugby blitz today for the senior classes in several local schools.
The children played alongside pupils from Killeen, Arles, Ballylinan and Barrowhouse as they were sorted into teams … Continue reading

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Renewal of Green-Schools Flag

         
         
Conall, Seán and Fionn represented The Green School Committee in The Helix, DCU to  receive the school’s fourth green flag for Travel.
They had a lovely day and they enjoyed the experience immensely!
Well done to all who have … Continue reading

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Eanna Ní Lamhna – Irish Wildlife Talk

The children visited Athy Library this morning for a talk by Eanna Ní Lamhna wildlie expert.
Eanna told them the truth about many myths that exist about our native creatures.
For example – Did you know that bats are not blind, squirrels … Continue reading

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Clean Up Day

 

Yesterday we had to abandon our annual clean-up due to bad weather.
Thankfully today the sun was shining and we were able to get to work making the school and it’s surroundings sparkle!
In the classrooms children carefully cleaned the desks and … Continue reading

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Bush Craft

As part of biodiversity week, we visited Ciara at Athy Library on Wednesday the 17th of May Bush Craft workshop.
The children explored the four principles of survival; Shelter, Food, Fire and Water by using Forest School-style games and activities.
They learned … Continue reading

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First Holy Communion 2017

Congratulations to the children from Levitstown and Kilkea who received their First Holy Communion this Saturday in Levitstown Church.
Thank you to all who helped to prepare the children, the church, the refreshments in the hall and to the lovely singers … Continue reading

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Infants School Tour

Junior and Senior Infants had a enjoyable day on their school tour. After their usual swimming lesson in Graiguecullen pool on a Friday, they went the short distance across Carlow town to the Visual Centre to see a ‘Pinocchio’ show … Continue reading

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Cumann na mBunscol GAA Match Reports

Match Report by Kenneth
It was our first GAA match of the year it was against Kildangan. It was at Kildangan GAA pitch. Our team includes players from Kilkea, Levitstown and Ballyroe. We won the match comfortably but lost our full … Continue reading

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