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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween to all pupils, parents and community. The school will be closed for mid-term break and will re-open on Monday the 2nd of November.

Halloween Art

Here’s some examples of Halloween art in our school.

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Pumpkin Carving

We were bowled over by the amazing carved pumpkins we got from pupils for our pumpkin carving competition.  We just couldn’t choose an overall winner, so everyone is a winner! Pupils all got a treat for their efforts.

Guess the Weight of the Pumpkin Results!

At the cake sale we had a guess the weight of the pumpkin competition. The exact weight was 8.3Kg and Maeve was spot on with her guess. Well done Maeve.

Cross Country-Marlfield

We had a great day at the cross country competition in Marlfield on Wednesday. There were lots of individual medals and team medals. Gold for Ava and silver for Annie! Silver for Erin and Seán and bronze for Maeve!

For team medals we had gold for the boys 3rd and 4th and for the girls 5th and 6th. Silver medals for the girls in the 3rd and 4th, bronze for boys in 5th and 6th.

Well done to all pupils who ran on the day.

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Coppers for a Cuppa

Past pupil Ashling Dunphy is appearing on the Today Show on RTE 1 at 4 pm today. She will be talking about Coppers for a Cuppa and all the work she did to raise money for the homeless. Best of luck to Ashling!

Under 11 Girls Blitz

The under-11 girls blitz took place yesterday. The girls did really well in the competition and have gained alot of experience for future competitions.