Monthly Archives: May 2012

Book Rental Scheme and School Reports

Book Rental Scheme will run for the School Year 2012-2013 at the same cost as 2011-2012. Booklists will only issue to those not taking part in the scheme. School Reports will be issued to all this year.

Fire Officers Visit

2 Fire Officers visited 3rd Class today as part of a new National Fire Safety AwarenessCampaign

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Visit to Junior Room

Collecting our 5th Green Flag

Our Green School Chairperson and Secretary will collect our 5th Green Flag for Biodiversity on Wednesday 23rd May in Athlone. They will be accompanied by our Green School Co-ordinator Mrs. McManus and Mrs Tracy Benn, Parent representative. we will raise the flag on the 19th June at our Sports Evening.

Visit by Dale Treadwell

Crann  – Workshops and Tree Planting in Schools

We had a visit from Dale Treadwell, Environmental Consultant, on Friday 11th May.

Senior Room

Middle Room

Junior Room

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School Calendar

Thursday 31st May 2012 – Referendum on the Fiscal Treaty

Monday 4th June 2012 – Bank Holiday

Thursday 14th June 2012 –

  • Infant Room School Tour – Pantomine, Park and McDonalds
  • Raising the 5th Green Flag & Sports Evening @ 7pm

Friday 22nd  June – End of Year Service @ 11am

Monday 25th June – Pupils move to their new Classrooms

Tuesday 26th June 2012 – Summer Holidays

Villiers Inter Schools Sports Day

Pupils from the Senior Room took part in an inter schools sports day on Wednesday 16th of May. No prizes were won but everyone really enjoyed it! Mrs McManus accompanied the children to and from the event.

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Bothar 3rd May 2012

Pupils from Infants, 1st, 2nd and 3rd  visited  Roscrea mart on Thursday 3rd May. In our modern world so many young people never get the opportunity to meet farm animals. Because of this, from time to time Bóthar organises an open day for school children who have sponsored animals for poor families in the Developing World.At the open day Bóthar will have a display of the livestock that it works with including, cows, goats, sheep, pigs and chickens, along with educational features about its work, games and a general day of fun.

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5 More Chicks!!

29th April – 5th May 2012 – 5 eggs have hatched out this week from the second setting

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Eanna visits under Heritage in Schools Scheme 2012

Eanna Ni Lamhna spent today  Tuesday 1st May with us as part of the Heritage in Schools Scheme. We enjoyed her visit. It was entertaining, enjoyable and informative.

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