Category Archives: School

Summer Gardening

Thanks to all the parents and children who have been looking after the garden over the summer. Ms. Egan organised a rota and families volunteered to weed and water for a week over the summer.

Our beautiful vegetable garden and … Continue reading

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Clontuskert Summer Assembly & Award Ceremony

Clontuskert School finished for the summer today. We will reopen on Thursday 31st of August 2017 at 9.00am.
We held our final School Assembly and Award Ceremony in the hall. Fr. Finneran was present as honorary guest. Congratulations to everyone! Enjoy … Continue reading

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Today the Junior room went on a Teddy Bears’ Picnic. We read stories to our favourite teddies and shared our yummy treats with them. We sat on lovely picnic blankets and cushions. We had a great time!

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Thanks to Mrs. Cannon & Mr. Coen

We want to extend a big Clontuskert ‘thank you’ to Mrs. Cannon and Mr. Coen for teaching us in Clontuskert this year. We wish them both the best and hope they will continue to keep in touch with us all … Continue reading

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Visit from Fr. Anthony Kelly

Fr. Anthony Kelly visited us in Clontuskert today. It was Fr. Anthony’s ruby (40th) anniversary of ordination, two weeks ago.
Fr. Anthony spoke to us about his life on the missions. 
 • He went to Ghana 40 years ago. 
 • It was very … Continue reading

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Project Kakhuma Clothing Collection

The Kakhuma Project is a group of more than 100 teachers in 40 countries offering a free education to children in the camp via Skype. The project was set up by Koen Timmers from Belgium, who is a Microsoft Expert Educator … Continue reading

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Water Safety with Linda Browne

This morning Linda Brown is visiting us to revise Water Safety rules with us. This is especially important coming up to the summer holidays as so many of us will be swimming over the next few weeks. 

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Visit from Galway Captain David Burke

Today David Burke came to our school. He came into our classroom to talk to us about what he does. As well as playing for the Galway Hurling team he is a teacher in St. Brigid’s College Loughrea as a … Continue reading

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John Butler and David Fallon Visit

John Butler and David Fallon Visit
• John Butler is an engineer and David Fallon is an ecologist.
• They work together in Bord na Mona but they have different jobs.
• 10,000 years ago all of Ireland was covered in ice. Then it all … Continue reading

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Friday Assembly 23-6-2017

Today at Assembly we spoke about our busy week and preparations for finishing school next Friday 30th June. 
On Monday 6th Class will have a Transition to Secondary Workshop with Helen Butler. Tuesday sees a training session with Galway captain, David … Continue reading

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