The 6th Class debating team excelled in the third round of the West Cork section of the Concern Primary School Debating competition. They are through to the semi-final where they will oppose the motion 'We are not doing enough to end food waste' against Ballymoney, N.S., Ballineen.
Mrs. White and Mr. Boys are to take part in I'M A CELEB...GET ME OUT OF HERE! along with a host of local celebrities! The Parent's Association has done a fantastic job of organising this fundraiser in order to buy specialised playground equipment for the school. When asked what they were looking forward to least Mrs. White said 'everything' and Mr. Boys said 'living for days on just rice and beans' - I don't think he really gets it! More info on the Parent's Association facebook page and good luck to all.
Junior and Senior Infants are preparing for their concert on Thursday.
A great time was had by all at Santaland on Sunday 24th November. There were games galore, plenty to eat and drink and, of course, a special visit to see Santa. Thank you to all who helped out before, during and after and thank you to all who came on the day. we hope you enjoyed it.
The Monster raffle draw will be on Thursday 19th December in the school halla. Tickets cost €2 per strip and 3 strips for €5 and the list of prizes include: Vouchers and passes for the following:
FÍS Film Awards held at the Helix in Dublin. We won Outstanding Achievement in Film Making for Curriculum Relevance SPHE (Wellness) for our film 'Second Best'.
This year 5th Class took charge of the Christmas Shoeboxes. Many thanks to everyone who contributed. The children were amazed by the response and received 127 shoeboxes in total.
Renowned West Cork artist Danny Smith has very generously given the school permission to print a 2020 calendar featuring reproductions of his work. The calendar contains sixteen beautiful prints of Irish life and is now on sale for €10 from the school. A big thank you to Danny and family.
We have two set of twins in Junior Infants, two in 1st Class, one in 4th Class and one in 5th Class.