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Walk a Mile in My Shoes

Here’s the school’s entry to the Walk a Mile in My Shoes event at the Tudor Artisan Hub as part of Culture Night – http://www.facebook.com/tudorartisanhub for more information.

Walk in My Shoes

TodayFM Entry

This week the school entered the Today FM Ian Dempsey Show competition to try and win E10,000 for the school from Keelings Fruit Company.  We were unsuccessful but the whole school got involved in coming up with ideas!  Here’s our two entries:

Please come to our school Mr Dempsey and Ballyneale Village you will see.

Next the champion Kiely’s grave,

the famous athlete strong and brave.

Round whom our ancestors sleep,

We pray to God their souls to keep!

In Ballyneale School you will find

Children of keen wit and mind.

Artworks, music and P.E.

Trophies galore you will see!

Speak in English, Gaelige, Chinese, Swedish and even Japanese!

Our test results will stun you more,

Top marks are our favourite score!

Healthy lunches, veg and fruit,

Keeling’s food at the root to keep us happy and help us grow

Like our garden that we sow!

 

Why We Should Win…

A dolly for Molly,

A truck for Dan,

A swing and a slide

For five year old Sam.

Play jewels and a teddy,

Slides and a swing,

A noisy fire engine that goes ding-a-ling-ding!

A hall for P.E.

A shed for the toys,

C.D’s and DVD’s for the girls and the boys.

Healthy lunches to eat for all everyday,

Three cheers for Ian Dempsey and Keelings, Hurray!

Cross Country Championship

The Primary Schools Cross Country Championship is on next Wednesday the 27th September in the Crokes Complex in Thurles.

Ballyneale is competing in Session 2 which starts at 11.30 am.  Third and fourth are competing in the 800m and fifth and sixth in the 1000m.

Pupils are asked to contribute E2 towards cost of transport.  We are grateful to the Parents Association who are generously subsidising the cost of transport.

Best of luck to all competing.

Upcoming Blitzes

Ballyneale Girls will be playing a hurling blitz on Tuesday the 3rd October at 11.30 am in Moyle Rovers.  They will be playing in group B against Kilcash, Drangan, Ballyporeen, Gaelscoil Carrick and New Inn.

The boys are playing an under 13, 7 a side hurling blitz against Moyne, Ballytarsna and Anacarty.  Do date confirmed yet.

Futsal Competition

A futsal [indoor soccer] competition takes place for 3rd and 4th class next Tuesday the 26th September in Cahir Park AFC at 10 am.  Pupils are asked to contribute E2 towards cost of transport.  We are grateful to the Parents Association who are generously subsidising the cost of transport.

School Council

The recently elected school council for 2017/2018.

School Council

School Swimming Munster Championships

Any child interested in participating in the School Swimming Munster Championships in Limerick need to contact Ms. Whelan.  The child needs to be in 1st to 6th class and capable of swimming lengths and diving into the pool.