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Cross Country

Well done to all the runners who participated in the Sligo Schools Cross Country in Rathcormac today. Everyone completed the tough course and managed a smile at the end.  The 3rd and 4th teams ran 1k and the 5th and 6th 1.2k. 3rd/4th Girls Team – Nicole Flannagan, Romily Parle, Ava Lauren McHale, Aoibhin Howard, Ivannah McMahon, Nixie Quinn. 3rd/4th boys team – Loughlin
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Athletics Fest

Congratulations to all the children who took part in the Athletics Fest for Primary Schools in I.T. Sligo Athletics Arena on Thursday 26th September. The children participated in the 100m relays, 200m and the shot putt. All the children were a credit to the school and despite the weather enjoyed the day. Special congratulations to Cathal Gilligan (1st in the 200m), Robert Sweeney (3rd
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Shot Putt Coaching Session

Today Paul Murray from Sligo Sports and Recreation came in and took a coaching session on the shot putt with some of the children from 5th and 6th classes. He started with beanbags and worked up to a 2kg shot putt.  


Mini League Final

Well done to all the children who participated in this year’s mini league competition. Today’s final was very exciting with both teams giving their all and playing some great football. It was a close game with Leitrim winning after extra time. Well done to both Leitrim and their opponents Sligo. A big thank you to Ruth for refereeing and to the four umpires who
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School Tour -2nd Class

On June 21st we went to Jump Street and Lough key Forest Park. It was such a great day and everyone really enjoyed all the jumping around. Tom C- “I liked the trampolines because they were fun to jump on”. Denis – “My favourite part of the tour was when we were eating the food in Jump Street”. Ryan – “My favourite part of
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Fun in the Sun – 2nd Class

We had a Wimbledon style afternoon of fun on June 25th. We played tennis and enjoyed ice-cream and strawberries. Nixie- “I thought it was really cool as we got to experience what Wimbledon is like”. Ronan -“I liked having ice-cream and I got lots of energy out of it for the tennis”.


Active Week in Junior Infants

We were very busy during active week. We tried lots of different activities including yoga, orienteering, space hoppers, scooters and the parachute. We also went for walks/runs with fourth class and fifth class.  


Cumann na mBunscol Pizza and Fair Play Award

On Friday all the children who participated in the Cumann na mBunscol competition were treated to pizza for representing the school. Their attitude was also rewarded as the school won the Fair Play Award for schools in our group as well as the overall county award for fair play. Well done to everyone.  


Football Kicking Competition

Congratulations to Anna McDaniel who won the final of the kicking competition in Collooney on Wednesday.  She was the outright winner after missing only one of her kicks.


Amigos Gaelic Skills Challenge

Well done to all the children who took part in the amigos Gaelic skills challenge. The girls team consisted of Anna, Ellen, Lauren and Susannah and Hubert, Jack and Stefan represented the boys. Both teams performed well with the girls winning their competition. Susannah wrote an account of the competition. On Friday Anna, Ellen, Lauren and I took part in the Amigos competition. We
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