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Down Syndrome Ice-cream Day

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Today we celebrated Down Syndrome Ice-cream day in the school. Pupils brought money to school and in return received an ice-cream. Pupils enjoyed their ice-creams in the scorching sun. A total of €305 was raised. We would like  to thank … Continue reading

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Mrs. Nolan’s Fifth class cook with Potatoes

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Today Mrs. Nolan’s 5th class baked recipes with the main ingredient, “the potato”. We got into 4 groups to make recipes with potatoes. One group made potato gratin, another group made potato soup, another group made Polish pancakes and the … Continue reading

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Junior and senior infants school tour 2018

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Junior and senior infants went to Nore Valley Pet farm. We went on go-carts, tractor ride, went into a maze and fed the animals. We had a great day.

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Active Schools Week June 2018

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Last week was active schools week in Ballon National School. We did lots of activities including GAA, basketball, dancing, bowls, cricket, tennis, obstacle courses, yoga, tag rugby, rounders’ and soccer.
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Outside play area-our ideas.

Today the active schools committee met Jackie.  Jackie is a playground designer, she helped us all come up with some great ideas on how we can improve our outside area.  For example we talked about putting a black board onto … Continue reading

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Second Class Tour

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Second class went to Castlecomer Discovery Park yesterday.They had a great time and the Tree Top Walk was amazing.

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Board of Management meetings.

The Board of Management consists of eight members who meet at least five times a year and oversee the running of the school. The Board has two members directly elected by parents ,two teachers,two patron`s representatives and two community representatives.A … Continue reading

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Mrs Keoghs Senior Infants

We all made our own musical instruments.  We made guitars, shakers and drums!  Listen to us playing our instruments and singing Katie Beardies Circus!
 

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First Class on tour

First class went to the Children`s Museum at Imaginosity today.It was the hottest day of the year and they had great fun!

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Communion party.

Thanks to all the parents who organised the party in the Community  Hall after Mass on Saturday.We had a great time and we are loving the delicious cake in school today.

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