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Scoil na Coróine Mhuire -School of the Holy Rosary. October is the Month of the Holy Rosary & the 7th of October is the Feast of the Holy Rosary. The school will be raising awareness of this connection amongst the children over the course of the month through a variety of activities
Grandparents have so much to offer and are always welcome in Scoil na Coróine Mhuire. We celebrate Grandparents Day all through the school but celebrate especially in Junior Infant. Once these classes are settled we invite Grandparents in to see their Grandchildren in class.
IÁth na Fuinnseoige 'The Ford of the Ash Trees. We take great pride in our beautiful school grounds. We're lucky to be able to enjoy all kinds of trees up close. We celebrate Tree Day each year by planting more trees.
IThe school would like to thank those who helped out our local Tidy Towns group in their BIG BULB PLANTING SPREE on Saturday the 18th Oct. Children assembled at 10 a.m. with parents or minders at the Community Park. !, 500 bulbs were purchased and planted throughout the village. Thankfully the weather held up. Come Spring the village will be resplendent.
IWe celebrated Book Week at trhe end of October with lots of activities. Poster competitions, Dress-Ups days, Silent Reading & workshops with visiting Author David Donohue
Parents took part in our Green Schools' Get in Gear' Cycling course which dealt with all aspects of bicycle safety & maintenance. This took place on Tuesday 18th of November beginnig in the school grounds then moving out onto the road
Well done to Isobel, Keelagh, Aindrias & Conor who represented the school very well at the Cumann na mBunscoil GAA Tráth na gCeist' which took place at Lyhams of Laragh on Thursday 29th Nov
Thank you to our dedicated Parents Association, helpers, sponsors, donors of goods and all who came on the day to support our Christmas Fair on Sunday the 30th of Nov. Beautiful weather, a large attendance, stalls of all shapes and sizes - some new a special visitor
The chidren were invited to wear something festive to school on Friday 28th Nov. in conjunction with our Christmas Fair Weekend
Final week in November was National Waste Reduction Week and we encouraged the children to get into the habit of minimising the amount of wrapping/packaging they are bringing in their lunchboxes. This falls in with the principle of Reducing as against Re-using or Recycling. We had workshops by Jim Callery throughout the week to reinforce this initiative. We also revisited energy wastage around the classes this week.
Well done to Ms. Feeney's Communion Class who celebrated their enrolment masses on the weekend of 22nd & 23rd of Nov. There was great excitement and hopefully they have a memorable year in preparation for their big day
Ashford Community Tree Lighting Ceremony took place in the church grounds on Sunday 7th Dec. The local choirs came come together to sing festive tunes and the lights were switched on by Junior Infant children Aimée McDonnell & Chloe Jones.
IRoadworks are ongoing in the vicinity of the school. We will release the setdown area in stages. The will be 'teething' problems. For now please take added care.
IThe Senior Infants Nativity Play is a highlight of our year.
The 4th & 6th Class children of Scoil na Coróine Mhuire had a agreat night at CBOI’s “Peace Proms”. This is a unique and ambitions musical education programme in which 7,000 children from 250 schools throughout Ireland participate annually. It is a cultural celebration and provides a unique platform for young people to showcase their talent while promoting peace, unity and tolerance through music.
I'Beannachtaí na Nollag agus Athbhlian Faoi Mhaise Daoibh go Léir
IStudents and parents are leaving the car at home and scooting to school. Scooting is a great way to get to school quickly, safely and easily for children of all ages..
Catholic Schools Week which ran from the 25 January to 1 February is an all-Ireland annual event which invites Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to the ethos of Catholic education. This year’s theme was ‘Catholic Schools: Called to Serve’
4th Class held a very successful Biscuit Sale. Thanks to all who baked or bought. All proceeds go to the Dyslexia Association of Ireland