Ardan Woods Walk: Both 1st and 5th class visited Ardan Woods on the 27th November. They had a really fun walk with Jeremy from the Native Woodlands trust and learned lots of interesting facts about trees in the woods. Thanks to Alistair Ferrar for organising the trip. We hope to visit the woods again in the near future.
Ms. O'Neill Retirement Night-We had a great send off for Eileen O'Neill. Current and past teaching colleagues, as well as friends, family and students came together to remember the huge impact that Eileen has made in Scoil an Chlochair over the past 39 years. Thanks to all for organising such a fantastic event. Wishing Ms. O'Neill every best wishes in the new chapter of her life.
GAA-The boys and girls teams have been in Cumann na mbunscoil action recently, displaying great determination and skills. The boys have played Gainstown and Moate and the girls have played Rosemount and Mount Temple. Thanks to the coaches; Mr. Seery, Ms. McDonnell and Ms. Barrett for preparing the boys and girls for the competition.
Kilbeggan Shamrock's Victorious! Well done to Kilbeggan Shamrock's on their Junior Final win over St. Loman's. The winning team visited the school with the cup on Monday the 2nd October. Thanks to the players and management for the visit and best of luck in the Leinster campaign.
Student of the Month winners for September/October/November and our new Junior Infants receiving certificates for excellent work in their first month of school. Well done to the students from Junior Infants to 6th.
Halloween Winnners for the Fancy Dress Competition in school.
Grandparent's Day: We had a Grandparent's Mass on Friday the 6th of October. After, tea and refreshments were served to our special guests in the GP Room. Entertainment was provided by Junior Infants and 2nd Class. Thanks to all for making it a very special morning.
Lá Glas 2023-Bhí celochoirm den scoth againn inniu. Bhí rinceoirí, damhseoirí agus amhranaí ó ngach rang ar an stáitse. Bhí duaiseanna ann le haghaidh gaelgóirí na seachtaine freisin. Beannachtaí na Féile Padraig libh go léir!
Bring and Buy Sale-Thanks to all who supported our Bring and Buy Sale this year. We raised 755 euro which will be going to the Earthquake appeal in Turkey and Syria. We hope to have a representative from a charity organisation come to the school and talk to the children in the coming weeks. We will present them with a cheque on the day.
Joseph Performance- Congratulations to 6th class red and blue on an amazing performance of Joseph in the Mullingar Art's Centre. Thanks to all who attended the performance on the night and to their teachers Mr. Davey and Ms. McDonnell for their patience and dedication over the past few months. The children were a credit to their school and parents.
As part of Science Week 2022, 1st class and 5th class visited Arden Woods and had a great time learning about the woods and the importance of Biodiversity. They collected acorns and planted them in their own containers. These will be replanted in Ardan Woods next year. Thanks to Alastair Ferrar and Jeremy Casey from the Native Woodland Trust for giving their time and expertise.
As part of Science Week, 5th and 6th class conducted experiments on DNA in the GP Room. Thanks to Patricia Colton from NUIM for giving up her time and resources to introduce the boys and girls to Chemistry.
Friday October 21st. We had a very successful Bake Sale in school last Friday. We raised over 870 euro on the day. Thanks to all who contributed in any way, especially the Student's Council who helped sell all the baked goods.
Maths Week 2022-activities this week included a Maths themed table quiz for 3rd-6th class, a scavenger hunt for Junior classes and a Maths Trail for 1st Class.
ASD Sensory Room-Here are some pictures of the work carried out in the Sensory Room during the summer. This is a fantastic space for students in the ASD class.
Tailteann Cup Visit-Thanks to David Lynch who visited our school with the Tailteann Cup. Pictured are all the various classes with the cup.