This year’s Christmas Pageant was a wonderful occasion including the Nativity Play, School Choir and Jane’s Guitar Group. Thanks to all that came to witness it, it really marks the start of the Christmas Season here in Ballyneale. Thanks to Mary O’Hanlon for directing the Christmas Pageant. Thanks to all the staff for their time andContinue reading “Christmas Pageant”
Our annual Santa Walk will take place around Ballyneale on Thursday December 22nd at 9.30am. All are welcome. Hot chocolate will be served by the parents at the school afterwards. Wear your Santa hat!
This year’s Christmas Pageant will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Ballyneale on Wednesday December 21st at 6.30pm. It will feature the Nativity Play, School Choir and Jane’s Guitar Group. This is a wonderful occasion for the school. Thanks to Mary O’Hanlon for directing the Christmas Pageant. Thanks to all the staff for their timeContinue reading “Christmas Pageant”
Swimming lessons will begin at Clonmel Swimming Pool for children from 3rd to 6th Class on Wednesday January 11th for seven weeks. These lessons are subsidised by the Parents’ Association and will now cost each child €30.00.
Margueritte Kent has finished our project “Seasons on the River Suir”. We were delighted with Margueritte and the children and staff learnt lots of new art processes. The wall hangings will be on display in Carrick-on-Suir Library in January 2017 and we are looking forward to seeing the children’s work being displayed in public.
The school has entered the Concern’s Primary Schools’ Debating Competition. The school will debate against S.S. Peter’s and Paul’s C.B.S. Clonmel and St. Michael’s N.S. Clerihan in January.
Knitting lessons are continuing every Wednesday after school. Thanks to all our volunteers – Miss Whelan, Mary Walsh, Anne Strappe, Mary Blanchfield, Nicola Phelan, Caroline Dowley, Sheila Power and Vera Power for all their help. Some photos to follow soon of the lovely articles produced….
The Annual Book Fair was held at the school from 28th November to 2nd December. We sold €800 worth of books. We get €320 of our takings to buy books for the library/class novels.
Congratulations to Robyn Dowley who won the Topaz Regional Art Competition recently and Megan O’Meara who won in the local Lions Club Competition.
On Friday the 9th December Carrick-on-Suir Library celebrated their final 1916 centenary event. We’ve had a very busy year marking this special occasion and we were delighted to take part and contribute to a full programme of events in the Local Library. The students and teachers of Ballyneale, CBS Greenschool, Gaelscoil Carraig na Suire, Newtown UpperContinue reading “Carrick-on-Suir Library: Time Capsule 2016 – 2066”