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Classroom News

October 2015

Show & Tell Show & Tell was a great success again this year.  We had a huge array of objects & goods on show on the day, including old toys, various pets & hobbies, baking, pictorial accounts of holidays from Cork to Australia and lots more.   Tours: Muckross House and The GlenEagle/INEC We had […]

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September 2015

Local Educational Tour with Gerard Healy A native to Raheen and a retired teacher, Gerard Healy invited us along to his local farm to teach us more about of locality and heritage.  Gerard worked hard to ensure his farm and the environment was ready for our visit.  He provided us with a huge amount of […]

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May 2015

Lots and Lots happening since we returned from our Easter Holidays….. Check out our very popular facebook page… Aistear Our junior room are focusing their attention on Aistear at the moment.  Lots of information about Aistear available here Paramedics & Ambulance Service We were thrilled to have two paramedics visit the school and teach us all […]

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April 2015

Muckross Abbey & Ross Castle Tour Just before the Easter holidays we went on a tour of Muckross Abbey and Ross Castle.  We were doing a project on local history and were learning about the Franciscan Friary in Killarney so it was great to be able to visit Muckross Abbey.  Denis Kissane (Ms. Kissane’s dad) kindly offered […]

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February/ March 2015

Bord Gais Student Theatre Awards In mid- February we got the exciting news we had been shortlisted in the “Best Overall School Play” category of the Bord Gais Student Theatre Awards for our Christmas Play “Stable Manners”.  Third – Sixth classes were invited to the Bord Gais Theatre for the award ceremony which was held […]

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January 2015

Gymnastics We are delighted to have Danny & Haley back again for 6 weeks of gymnastics.  The children are developing skills in a huge range of areas including balance, various forms of movement, working with specialised apparatus etc. Kerry Life Education We were delighted to have Mary O’ Donoghue visit with Kerry Life Education.  All […]

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December 2014

Christmas Concert On Friday 12th December the pupils entertained many parents, family, friends and members of the community with their many talents & skills.  The night began with the Junior Room showcasing their acting skills with a performance of the play “Shine Star, Shine”.  This was followed by “Stable Manners” which was performed by the […]

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November 2014

Congratulations to our school football team who made it to the final of the Allianz Cumann na mBunscoil Football competition.  All players played with great team spirit and courage.  The spectators were treated to an outstanding performance by both teams.  However despite our best efforts we were narrowly defeated by Scoil Mhaolcheadair.  The final score […]

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October 2014

What we’ve been up to….. Monday 20th Oct. – Baking Scones, Preparing Pumpkins & Athletics Tuesday 21st Oct. – Junior Room Show & Tell, Dancing & County Football Semi- Final Wednesday 22nd Oct. – Senior Room Show & Tell & Music with Henry Thursday 23rd Oct. – Lee Strand Factory Tour & Radio Kerry Visit Friday […]

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September 2014

We’re busy preparing for the Minor & Senior All-Ireland Finals this weekend and have decorated the school in the green & gold of Kerry to show our support.  Check out our Kerry Football art in the photo gallery….  Welcome back to all our pupils and a very warm welcome to our 6 new Junior Infants…. […]

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