Past Pupil Jimmy Behan’s well adds serenity to CPC garden – Kilcullen Diary

A Third Year student at CPC spent some of his summer holidays building an ornamental Wishing Well for a courtyard garden in the college, writes Brian Byrne. Jimmy Behan, from Suncroft, worked out all the details with a cousin and then produced the wooden ornament, beside which a temporary bench has been placed so pupils or staff […]

Yarn Bomb in Senior Infants

This week in senior infants were got stuck into making beautiful butterflies using lollipop sticks, wool and coloured pipe cleaners. We discussed the different coloured wool and patterns we could use. We had a big selection of colours to choose from. We used coloured pipe cleaners for the butterflies antennae. We did a really good […]

1916 Project Competition

As you are aware, this year 2016, we are celebrating the 100 year anniversary of 1916 Easter Rising, the centenary. We have already received our flag from the Irish army and we will begin our class proclamations over the next week. We will be learning all about the 1916 rising and the effect it had […]

Excite!!! We are excited!

We are very pleased to let you all know that one of our past pupils, Eve Murphy, has launched a new cookery book alongside her TY colleagues. It caters for all dietary requirements and needs and is cleverly separated into sections. Books are now available for €12 and 20% goes to Make a Wish Foundation. […]

Peace Proms Poetry Competition

Peace Proms Poetry Competition is now up and running on our Peace Proms Website for participating schools. The Prize will be 5 Tickets for Family and Friends to the National Tour Concert of their choice. To enter, students should write a short poem using one of the following themes: 1. Peace 2. Harmony 3. Brave […]

Thank You, Library Helpers!

A huge thanks to all our brilliant library helpers for organising all the books in the library for all the children to enjoy. The books are now clearly labeled so that the children can select a suitable level and genre of book to enjoy. A special thanks to Simone who worked tirelessly sorting,  labeling and […]

Riddle-dee-dee!

“It sits as it stands, it stands as it sits, on what it doesn’t have…..almost” What is it???? If you know the answer or want to hazard a guess, please write it on a piece of paper with your name on the back and put it in the box outside Eimear’s office before next Thursday, […]

Introducing NETNS Peace Proms Choir 2015-2016

I would like to introduce to you our 2015-2016 Peace Proms Choir!   2016 THEMES Friendship* Bravery* Potential* Peace* Peace Proms gives your choir the once in a lifetime opportunity to: Participate in a large scale performance and sing with a choir of up to or over 2,000 children Perform with a full symphony orchestra and a host […]

Natalie’s Room

This week in Natalie’s room we have been very busy! Some of us have been designing our dream homes and then writing about them using lots of nice adjectives! We have also been learning all about persuasive writing and writing presentations for our class. We have been very busy revising what we learned last week […]

RDS…this Saturday…BE THERE…in ten seconds or so :)

The 5/10 second rule…fact? Or fiction? The Primary Science Fair will take place in the RDS on the 10th of January 2015 and we, the 6th class students of N.E.T.N.S  are putting the 5/10 second rule to the ultimate test. We have had loads of ideas but we all thought that this experiment was the […]

Book Week Dress-up Day This Friday 28th March

To mark the end of Book Week we are inviting everyone to dress up as a character from a book this Friday 28th  March. It could be anything from Snow White to Denis the Menace from Inky Mouse to Shrek, use your imagination! For some clever dress-up ideas this page has lots of ideas: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/costumes_for_kids.htm Looking forward […]

RTE Cór Na nÓg….great opportunity for the children!

I am writing to let you know that RTÉ Cór na nÓg are running their annual auditions on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd of March this year, and we would be grateful if you could bring the attached information to the attention of your music teachers, children and parents. Applications are open to boys and girls aged […]

Video: Kids gear up to build moving Lego robot in Rathfarnham

Robot-building session in Ballyroan library is part of Science Week http://bcove.me/xpx7v4pl Lego is designed for play but the eight- and nine-year-olds peering intently at their computer screens knew the Lego they were using was no toy. “It has wires and gears and stuff,” said Róisín, a third class pupil at Gaelscoil Chnoc Liamhna in Rathfarnham. […]

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO REALLY DESERVES A GREAT PRESENT?

Something that you made yourself, something that you made with love? Then RTE are looking for YOU! What’s it all about? Made With Love is a new TV series about making presents. We want to hear about someone who has done something extraordinary for you, and we want you to say thank you with a […]

Comenius in Berlin

This week Bobby and Eimear brought 4 children from 6th class to a school in Falkensee, Berlin for the week to continue our Comenius project! Tia, Alva, Lorcan and Seanie were up very early on Monday morning (04:30) to set off for their adventure! We got to Schonefield airport in Berlin at 10:35 (Berlin time) […]