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At the Disco

Everyone had a great time at the outdoor disco.


Video Call on Poverty and Homelessness

6th Class pupils have been recently learning about and discussing issues relating to poverty, famine and homelessness in the world. In Geography we have been learning about the term “Developing Countries” and looking at the causes of famine including war, drought, disease and natural disasters. We discussed a more equal sharing of the world’s wealth where richer countries could be encouraged to give greater
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Junior Infants in a Bumbleance

We raised some money for the bumbleance service, special ambulances for children. On Wednesday a bumbleace visited school so we could see the service we helped. We all went into the bumbleance and saw how comfortable and child friendly it was inside.  


Ulster American Folk Park

  Sixth have read a novel called Under the Hawthorn Tree, fifth are currently reading it. This book takes place in around the 19th century. It is about Peggy, Michel and Eily three siblings trying to cross from one side of Ireland to another in the time of the famine.   So both sixth and fifth were treated to a surprise tour to the
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History of Ransboro School

    Introduction: This week we decided to learn about the history of Ransboro School. We hope you enjoy.   A bit about the school: Ransboro National school is a six teacher school. Ransboro replaced Kilmacowen which was a two teacher school and the old Knocknarea school.   When it was built: It was built in 1980-1981. It was originally called Wrens Burrow. It
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Pancake Day in Junior Infants

We had pancakes on Pancake Tuesday. Some of us had plain pancakes others had syrup or a squeeze of orange and some had both.  


The Lost Barrow

Recently I have become more interested about the lost barrow at the back of the school. I was so eager to learn about the barrow I set up an interview with former parent association group member. Otherwise known as my mum Bernice Guckian.   1- When did you discover the lost barrow? – Back in April 2015 the parents association were asked to help
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More Lego Fun!

Today we finished our final lego creation! It was a shark! This is a picture of us with the 6 things that we built. We think that the jet was the best to make because it was the easiest!!!


Champions League of Novels in 6th Class

This week Mr. Quinn announced that we would be voting for our favourite novel we have read this year in sixth class. We have read four books this year. The first book we read was Wonder by RJ Palacio. The theme of this book bullying. The main character was Auggie and he was a special boy who was overcoming the struggles of middle school.
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Snow in Ransboro!

4th Class had a lot of fun in the snow yesterday! Take a look at the pictures.