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Reaching New Heights

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On behalf of all the staff in Ballon National School, we would like to wish 6th class the best of luck starting secondary school. We have seen each pupil flourish and grow into strong mature children during the years spent … Continue reading

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School Assembly 2018

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On Thursday 28th of June, we had an assembly in our school hall. The assembly was about recognizing the pupils’ achievements.
Mrs. Mullins’ announced the winners’ of the ECO fest. Everyone clapped and cheered for the winners.
Other competition winners were, rounders’, … Continue reading

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Sr. Mumbi visits our school

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Sr. Mumbi visited the school Friday 22nd of June. She is from Muluto, Kenya. This is the area that the school has supported since 2003, sending over €60,000. She told the children that the money has done a lot of … Continue reading

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Junior and Senior infants Teddys’ bear picnic

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On Wednesday 27th of June, junior and senior infants had a teddys’ bear picnic. Each pupil brought their favourite teddy into school and brought them along to the picnic. They all enjoyed playing with their teddies in the sun. … Continue reading

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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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4th class school tour

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On Wednesday 20th of June, Ms Murphy and Ms’ Doyle’s 4th class went on their school tour. We left the school at 9’ o clock and headed for “The National Museum of Ireland, Decorative … Continue reading

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Gr8 Saver Art Competition Winner 2018

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Well done to John O’ Byrne who was the 3rd prize winner in the Gr8 Saver Art Competition 2018.

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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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First class had fun in the sun today

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First class had great fun doing races this morning. First, we had a clothes race where we had to put on different items of clothing as we ran. Then, we had an “egg (potato) and spoon race”. We all enjoyed … Continue reading

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