Monthly Archives: April 2018

Community Games Chess

On Sunday the Ballon/Rathoe community games chess team went to Meath to play in the Leinster semi-finals.  Our team played Dublin (the all-ireland champions).  Meath played Laois.  Meath won.  The other match was a draw, but they cancelled out one … Continue reading

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Ms Murphy’s 4th & 5th ‘Poetry Day’

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For poetry day last week Miss Murphy’s class were learning a rap called ‘Gran can you rap’.  Today Monday 30th April we went out to the outdoor classroom to practise.  It was lovely learning poetry … Continue reading

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Mrs Nolan’s Fifth class – maths

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On Monday 30th April Mrs. Nolan’s fifth clsass started working on ‘Area’ in maths.  We used tape measures and chalk to draw shape of different areas.

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Report from Zeeko on internet safety.

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Recently we had a visit from Zeeko who talked to the children and parents about internet safety.To prepare for this ,a survey was conducted in which the children were asked about their internet usage .The results … Continue reading

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5 a side Football.

Three teams went to the Carlow Five a Side Football held on Wednesday last at Hawkin`s Lane Tullow. We played our best and won a few games but ultimately we failed to qualify.Its the taking part that counts!Pictured … Continue reading

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WOW Day – Wednesday 18th April 2018

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On Wednesday 18th April the Green Schools Committee organised a ‘WOW’ day where children and parents were encouraged to walk – park/stride to school.  It was agreat success.  We encourage families to try do this every Wednesday.

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Mini Seven’s Hurling/Camogie/Football

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Four children represented our school recently in the Cumann na mBunscoil Mini Seven’s competition in Carlow Hurling Club.  Padraig Nolan and Isabella O’Byrne took part in the football competition.  Daniel Bolger and Emer Deacon took part in … Continue reading

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Science Day 20th April 2018

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Our Science Day took place on Friday 20th April in the school hall.  The children were busy getting different experiments ready during the week.  All classes went to the hall during the day and parents came in at 1.30pm.  It … Continue reading

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Community Games Chess

Ballon/Rathoe community games chess team went to Carlow IT to play in the Leinsster quarter final.  The team beat two teams from Wexford.  They are through to the Leinster semi final.  It will be in Meath in two weeks time.
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P.E. survey of parents.

As part of our review of P.E. in the school we have designed a survey for parents to get your views on the subject of P.E.(Physical Education) in our school.It would assist us greatly if you as a parent could … Continue reading

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