East Clare Construction have commenced building works at Kilkishen N.S. this week. A new mainstream classroom is to be constructed at the rear of the school with 3 x Special Education Teaching rooms, new entrance, office and corridor at the front of the building.
Friday June 26 should have been 6th class 2020 opportunity to bid farewell to all their clasmates and teachers at Kilishen N.S. We will have a graduation evening in Septemeber to celebrate their time at Kilkishen N.S. and we wish them all the best as they transfer to St. Joseph's Secondary School in Tulla. Congratulations to all of 6th class and we look forward to the graduation evening in September.
There was some welcomed good news on Friday June 19 as contracts to construct a major new extension at Kilkishen N.S. have been signed. East Clare Construction will carryout the construction of a 1 x 80msq mainstream classroom, 3 x Special Education Teaching rooms, new office, entrance and connecting corridor at Kilkishen N.S. This is phase II of the school building project with classroom, changing room, Astro-Turf and Ball-Wall facilty completed in 2019. Signing the contracts were East Clare Construction contractor Joe Cooney, Procad Engineer director Kevin Frost and Board chairperson Fr. Donal Dwyer. Construction will commence on Monday with completion due in the autumn. We look forward to enjoying these facilities in the near future.
4th & 5th class pupils were enjoying the fine weather during art this week. They took a nature walk around the area they live to explore the natural environment. Using natural materials, the children got creative and created brilliant artwork. Here are a sample of what some pupils created.
For the latest news and updates from Kilkishen N.S., please read this months newsletter.
Kilkishen N.S. received some much needed good news yesterday as the school was awarded the green flag for travel. The world around us has changed alot during the past few months. However it is fantastic to see that the work the students put into keeping the school environmentally aware has been recognised. The green schools committee has worked so hard to monitor the green schools agenda. The school will have a celebration ceremony when all of this uncertainty has passed. Well done boys and girls. Also a big thank you to Mike for all his help throughout the year.
For the latest news and updates from Kilkishen N.S., please read the April edition of our school newsletter.
4th, 5th and 6th class pupils were invited to select a person they admire and create a project about this person. Here are a sample of what some pupils created.
A huge well done to Ruby Horan, Joe Madden, Abbie Fleming and Hayley McMahon who took part in the Comórtas Amhránaíochta at Féile na hInse in the Auburn Lodge on Tuesday 10th March. Congratulations to Abbie Fleming in rang 4 who took home the silver medal, well done Abbie, a great achievement.
Congratulations to 4th class pupils Ruby Horan and Amy Neville who took home two bronze medals in the Comórtas Ealaíne. Well done girls, keep up the great work.
Tá comhghairdeas tuillte ag gach duine.
1st and 2nd Class have been busy doing project work and research on the Continents of the World. Each group presented their project to an audience. Children from Ms. McNamara's class performed their drama and songs for us in preparation for the Féile na hInse competition. Kate Neville presented her stories to us that she had created with Ms. O'Shea and she also presented her project about waves that she had been working on with Ms. Perry.
Well done to all pupils for sharing your work and sharing your talents!
The latest press release for parents and guardians is available to view here https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2020-press-releases/covid-19-statement-10mar20.html
Students from fourth and fifth class took part in Féile na hInse Monday 9th March to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge. The festival provides great opportunities for children to use their Irish outside the classroom in fun and creative ways. The children worked extremely hard preparing for the competitions and all the children who took part can be very proud of themselves for great performances and representing the school so well. Congratulations to 5th class pupils Ellie Frost and Lily Boyce who took 1st place in the Comórtas Agallamh Beirte and to Robyn Kavanagh and Abbie Fleming who took 2nd place in the fourth class competition, a great achievement girls, maith sibh!
The following students were selected by their class teachers for exceptional effort as the "Stars of the Week" last week. Each pupil tried their best, showed respect and completed their homework each day. Congratulations to all pupils that managed to be in the running for the awards in each class. Keep up the good work and watch out for this week's winners!
The Parents Association with the support of the school Board of Management are funding a 10 week programme of Mindfullness and Wellbeing with 5th and 6th class pupils. Sonia Millar,qualified Mindfullness coach, is running the programme that started on Wednesday February 26. The pupils are learning strategies and techniques to deal with various emotions and situations which they may encounter throughout their lives. The pupils have completed 2 lessons thus far and are really enjoying the class.
World Book Day was celebrated at Kilkishen N.S. today March 5 where pupils were invited to dress-up as a character from a book that they had read. There were amazing costumes on display with a huge variety of costumes and characters chosen. All pupils will have received a World Book Day voucher enabling pupils to purchase a book during March with €1.50 off the marked price.
For the latest news and upcoming events at Kilkishen N.S., please read the March edition of our school newsletter.
For the latest update and advice on the Covid-19 virus please visit https://www.gov.ie/en/news/9771d5-statement-from-the-national-public-health-emergency-team/
The school calendar for the coming academic year has been released. Pupils will return to school on Tuesday September 1. All school holidays and closures are available to view on the calendar attached.
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2020 School Brochure
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