Congratulations to Eibhlís Bartley, a third class pupil, on qualifying to compete in the Irish Minor Schools Championships which takes place on 12 th February 2017 at the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin. Eibhlís will compete in the 50m butterfly event. We are all very proud of her. Best of luck Eibhlís!
Congratulations to the Debating team who got off to a winning start, charming the adjudicators with their oratorical skills in the process. A big well done to Keelan, Erin, Ava, Michaela, Genevieve and Megan. Today they were proposing the motion “We can’t afford to send money to poor countries anymore,” against a strong side from S.S. Peter’sContinue reading “Debating”
As part of our Be Active Programme, we will begin gymnastics for 1st and 2nd class pupils after school on Wednesdays for the next six weeks. We are very grateful to Miss Sarah Whelan and Mr. Paul Brennan who will conduct these lessons. However, because of the numbers and to ensure individual attention to pupils,Continue reading “Gymnastics”
Cahir Park AFC Primary Schools Under 13 Tournament opening round was held today the 16th January 2017. All games were played on Cahir Park AFC’s new all weather pitch. We entered two teams into the competition. All involved enjoyed the 7-aside tournament.
Kool School lessons will commence on Wednesday 11th January for seven weeks for all pupils in Junior Infants to 2nd Class. The Parents’ Association will subsidise these lessons and the cost will be €10.00 per pupil. The children must wear a tracksuit on the day and also on Fridays.
Swimming lessons at Clonmel Swimming Pool commence on Wednesday 11TH January at 10.00 a.m. The Parents’ Association will subsidise these lessons and the cost will be €30.00 per pupil. As swimming is part of the school curriculum all children must participate in the lessons. The bus will leave the school at 9.20am sharp. The childrenContinue reading “Swimming (3rd – 6th)”
Knitting lessons concluded before the Christmas break – You might have seen the display of work in the reception area(picture above). Everyone really enjoyed the craft, especially the children. Thanks again to all our volunteers – Miss Whelan, Mary Walsh, Anne Strappe, Mary Blanchfield, Nicola Phelan, Caroline Dowley, Sheila Power and Vera Power for allContinue reading “Knitting”
Michael Murphy’s CD launch will be held on Friday November 18th in Ballyneale Community Hall at 8 p.m. All are welcome, entry is free. All proceeds are to be kindly donated to the school.
Local music acts raised the roof in St. Mary’s Church, Ballyneale on Friday in aid of our school. The large crowd in the church were entertained by the Ballyneale School Choir, Kill Em’ Charlie, The Suir Valley Choir, Jane McLoughlin and Marie Walsh, Ned Hanrahan, Paddy Tobin and St. Mary’s Choir Clonmel. A big thankContinue reading “Fundraising Concert”