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Great swimmers!

These are the swimmers from the school who took part in the Schools Swimming Gala last weekend in Kilkenny,left to right Óisín Ward,Emily Kennedy,Aoife Nash,Shauna Kearney,Aoife McFarland-winner of a gold medal -and Aoife Kennedy.Well done all!

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Gardening Club

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The Gardening Club is Rachel, Eimear, Emer, Sarah, Orlaith, Isabella, Ruth ,Ava, Monika, Eabha, Lauren, Patrycia and Evan are who help out after school for Miss Mullins and Maire George. We stay till 4pm gardening and taking care … Continue reading

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Summer Féte – Friday 15th June 2018

It’s that time of the year again, Ballon National School Parents Association are holding this year’s annual school fete on Friday 15th June, 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Our Summer Fete is full of fun for pupils and their families with games and … Continue reading

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Drumming workshop

 

As part of our Eco Day last Friday ,each class took part in a drumming workshop.Here you can see sixth class keeping the rhythm.

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Busy weekend

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Athletics
On Sunday 13th May the county championships was on for athletics.  Clubs came from all over the  county to take part.  Ballon/Rathoe did very well from U7’s to U 15’s.  Children could take part in any track events.
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Eco Festival Day in Ballon NS

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What a day we had tody in school.Our Eco Festival was a great success and featured our first “Junk Kouture” fashion show.The costumes the children-and their parents-produced were simply amazing and the models were certaily top of the range.In addition … Continue reading

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Cumann na mBunscol Hurling

Well done to our teams in hurling and camogie recently.The boys had no luck in their competition  losing out in tight games that they could have won just as easily.Many fine hurlers played and with only two in sixth class … Continue reading

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Mrs Nolan’s fifth class visit Ducketts Grove for orienteering

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On the 3rd of April, Mrs. Nolan’s 5th class went to  Ducketts Grove and to the Dolmen. We went orienteering first and then to the Dolmen.
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P.E. survey

So far 50 parents have filled in the P.E. survey which we are conducting as part of School Self Evaluation.If you have not done so please click on the link below.
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Ms Murphy’s 4th class – ‘Rap’

Ms Murphy’s 4th class have been writing raps in maths on 2D shapes.  The raps include the properties of the shapes, such as symmetry or the angles.
Click above to have a listen.  Enjoy!

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