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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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Bird watching committee

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At break time girls from sixth class – Emer, Ruth, Sarah, Isabella, Eimear, Lauren, Orlaith, Rachel, Ava and Ella go out to sit on our new picnic bench.  There is a bird house on the wall close by.  … Continue reading

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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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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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First class learn about Australia

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The children in First class are learning about Australia. Last week we did Aboriginal Art. We learnt that the Aboriginal people were the first settlers in Australia over 40,000 years ago. They used their fingertips … 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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WOW Day – Wednasday 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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