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Cycle Safety Poster Competition

Well done to Oscar, Seán and James who recently won prizes for designing posters to promote cycle safety for Kildare County Council. James also took second place overall. The boys were presented with their prizes in the Seven Oaks Hotel on … Continue reading

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Welcome to our Junior Infants!

A big welcome to the Junior Infants who started school on Wednesday 30th of August. We hope they make lots of friends and enjoy their time in Scoil Naomh Lorcáin!
 
 

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School reopening!

School reopens for all classes on Wednesday the 30th of August at 9.20am.
We look forward to seeing everyone. We will wear our school uniform on Wednesday with tracksuit days staying on Mondays and Thursdays as normal.
Junior Infants will finish at … Continue reading

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Leitrim Rose Visit

We were delighted to welcome Erin Moran, the Leitrim Rose 2017 to the school this Wednesday. Erin teaches in our local parish school in Kilkea and has helped prepare the children for 1st Holy Communion in our school. We wish … Continue reading

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Land Paws – Water Safety Lessons

Uisce the Bear visited our school today along with Hannah and Ryan.
This team of water safety instructors from Kildare Water Safety came to the school to teach the Primary Aquatics Water Programme, also known as Land PAWS.
The children had a … Continue reading

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Walk in My Shoes – Mental Health Talk

Imelda from ‘Walk in my Shoes’ visited the school today to talk to the senior room 4th-6th about positive mental health. She has visited 5th and 6th class across the country this year to spread the word about how to … Continue reading

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The Gardaí visit the school!

Garda Tom and Garda Aisling visited the school today.
They kindly showed the children all of their equipment, even allowing them to try it on!
All of the children had the chance to sit in the Garda car. They got to see … Continue reading

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Cycle Safety Training

Our Cycle Safety Training sessions have now finished. A huge thank you to Don and Ritchie who ensured that all of the children made great progress during their lessons.
The senior class finished their training with two sessions out on the … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Officer Visits 1st, 2nd and 3rd class

Our Fire Safety Officer Claire visited 1st -3rd class on Monday morning for her annual Fire Safety talk.
Claire spoke to the children about what to do to prevent fires in the house and about the work of Fire Officers.
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Confirmation 2017

Congratulations to Seán, Conall, Kenny, Lewis, Fionn and Mateusz who received the Sacrament of Confirmation today in the Church of the Assumption, Castledermot.

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Mateusz is a spelling star!

Congratulations to Mateusz! We are so proud of him.
Yesterday he travelled to Dublin with his family to represent County Kildare in the Leinster Final of the Eason Spelling Bee at the Spencer Hotel, Dublin.
He performed brilliantly through ten rounds of … Continue reading

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New books for our library

Our parents held a book sale recently and the proceeds were used to purchase new books for the classroom libraries.
We were delighted to receive the new books today. The children are very excited to start reading them. Thank you to … Continue reading

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May Assembly

On Thursday we held our end of month assembly. Junior and Senior Infants showed us their mindfulness colouring and talked to us about how much they enjoyed this activity.
Conall, Kenny and Lewis showed us the Senior Boys’ Cumann na mBunscol … 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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