Happy Halloween from Rang a hAon

We had lots of fun this week for Halloween!  We made Halloween prints of pumpkins using polystyrene and printing rollers.  First we made a pumpkin pattern on the polystyrene, then we rolled on printing ink and carefully placed our black pages on top.  When we peeled them off, we had a pumpkin print!  We got […]

Debating and Costumes in 4th Class

This week fourth class had a very exciting debate between the two classes. The motion was “Ipads should replace schoolbooks”. Both teams showed great debating skills and it was interesting to listen to all the information they had gathered. The teams were so impressive that we are hoping to have another debate soon. On Thursday […]

Special Needs Toy Show and Equipment Exhibition

Toy Show Poster 2015

7 Tips for giving your child independence

Congratulations to one of our Mums, Jennifer Buttner and all the team at Mykidstime.com who last night won the best parenting blog award at the Blog Awards Ireland. Below is a very good article written by Jennifer for Mykidstime, about giving your child independence: http://www.mykidstime.com/for-parents/7-tips-giving-child-independence/ This and many more interesting articles can be found on www.mykidstime.com […]

Well done Junior Infants!

This week has been jam packed full of fun and excitement in Junior Infants!  As well as our usual work in Maths and Phonics we had our photographs taken by Vincent the photographer! We looked at the festival Halloween and talked about why some people make pumpkin or even turnip lanterns to decorate their homes! […]

Halloween

This week we were learning about some of the traditions associated with Halloween. We found out that Halloween first began as the festival of Samhain and was part of the ancient Celtic religion. The Irish word for Halloween is Oíche Shamhna. The Celts thought that the barrier between our world and the world of ghosts […]

Letters home this week 19/10/15 – 23/10/15

The following letter was sent home to some classes this week who do not yet have two class reps for the Parents Association. If you are interested in becoming a class rep, please contact pa@netns.ie or admin@netns.ie Parent Rep Letter October 2015 6th class: Gaeltacht information meeting October 2015

Happy Hallowe’en- 3rd Class

Hi everybody, Happy Hallowe’en from Third Class. We had great fun getting dressed up and raising much needed funds for Temple Street. We would also like to say a huge thank you to Samantha, Fiona,Elena, Siobhan and  Laurel for coming in to help our class make trick or treat pumpkin bowls out of papier mache […]

Educate Together Second Level Documentary

Would you like to see what a Second-level Educate Together school is like? “A Different Class” is a 2-part documentary on RTE, that was filmed over the first year of Hansfield Educate Together Secondary School,telling the story of the creation of a brand new school. The first part aired last night but you can catch […]

NETNS PA Recycling Fundraiser

This is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes for free and in the process support NETNS.  Clear out your cupboards during the mid-term break. Please bring all items to the Halla Glas on the following dates: Thursday 5th November and Friday 6th November  from 8:30 – 9:30 in the mornings and also in the afternoons from […]

Dress up in 2nd Class!

We had some wonderfully scary dress up costumes in 2nd class today! Well done to everyone who made such a great effort and helped raise funds for Temple Street Children’s hospital. Check out our costumes: Happy Halloween everyone! Natalie and Siobhán  

CPC Admissions 2016

Cross and Passion College have been in contact to remind parents ‘ guardians that the closing date for receipt of applications for 1st year 2016 is 3pm on Friday 23rd October.

Nominees on the new Board of Management

Dear Parents / Guardians, The current School Board of Management will step down on the 30th of November 2015. As as a result there will a requirement to fill vacancies from the Parent Body and from the Patron. We are now looking for nominations to the role of Male & Female parent nomination to the […]

Recycling Fundraiser

This is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted clothes for free and in the process support NETNS.  Clear out your cupboards during the mid-term break. Please bring all items to the Halla Glas on the following dates: Thursday 5th November and Friday 6th November  from 8:30 – 9:30 in the mornings and also in the afternoons from […]

PA Meeting Thursday 22nd October

A Parents’ Association meeting will be held this Thursday evening at 7.30pm in the school. All parents and guardians of children attending NETNS are members of the PA from your child’s first day at the school, so the PA would like to invite and look forward to welcoming all parents and guardians – new and […]