Congratulations to Conor Bourke of 6th class who has been shortlisted for the Ireland’s Own Short Story competition. Here is his entry. The Midnight Train There I was hiding all alone in my private space, the bitter cold attic. My heart was unhealthily pounding loud. I was the only one present or so I thought. I heardContinue reading “Ireland’s Own Short Story”
As part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme, 5th and 6th class will be selling handmade Christmas logs and gifts at the Farmer’s Market in Carrick-on-Suir on the 7th and 14th of December from 10am to 2pm. Get there early as I’m sure they’ll sell out! You’ll love our yule logs!
The annual Christmas Pageant will be on in Ballyneale Church on Thursday the 20th of December at 6.30pm. The annual Santa walk around the block will be on Friday the 21st of December.
St. Vincent De Paul will be giving food and supplies to needy families in the Carrick-on-Suir local area over Christmas. There is a hamper in the school reception for those wishing to donate non-perishable items.
Thanks to Ethel Power, Raymond’s mother for speaking to 5th and 6th class about business as part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. More local people will be giving talks to the pupils over the next number of years as involvement with the programme continues.
All pupils enjoyed an audience participation performance by Red Kettle Theatre Company in the school recently.
5th and 6th class recently enjoyed science week at Carrick-on-Suir library.
Thank you to all those who brought in shoe boxes for the Shoebox Appeal. They have now been collected and will be delivered to needy children in Eastern Europe and Africa.
So far the Halloween cake sale has managed to raise E576 for The Order of Malta. The morning of the cake sale, Eileen, Jo, Martin and Jim gave the 5th and 6th class children a demonstration of CPR. In the afternoon, all pupils had a chance to buy some treats and win prizes. Congratulations toContinue reading “Cake Sale”