Athletics have started with Dermot McDermot on Mondays. Children are working on speed, agility and movement. Children should wear school track suits on Mondays.
Parent Teacher Meetings will take place on 22nd and 23rd of November. School closes at 2.45 on these days. Appointments sent home on Monday 13th November.
Big day out today. Boys and girls INTO mini 7 took place in Owenmore Gaels pitch. Both boys and girls have moved on to next round. Kyle McDonagh and Cara King also won the skills competition and go on to the next round. Well done to everybody.
School Photographer visits Holy Family N.S.on 23rd October.
This calendar is in keeping with the Department of Education Standardised School Year. The school calendar for 2017/2018 is as follows: School opens for all pupils on Thursday August 31st October: School Photographer visit 23rd October. School closed October 30th–November 3rd (5 days –midterm) December: School closes for Christmas on Friday 22nd December January: School re opens Monday 8th February: School closed Thursday 15th
There’s great excitement this week in Ms. Conlon’s First Class with the arrival of their ‘Hatch 4 Schools’ incubator. The incubator has seven eggs which are due to hatch over the next few days! After hatching, the chicks will be transferred into the brooding area, which has a warm plate in it to keep them warm. The children have the chick’s food and water
We have some wonderful displays on our walls created by our children for our European Visitors.
As part of the Erasmus project, children were asked to design a logo for the project. The title of the project is Cool Science for Young Students. Our designs were on display in the hall. Saoirse Jaago designed the winning design but there were also more fabulous pictures on display in the hall.
Holy Family NS is part of a two year Erasmus strategic partnership. We are partnered with schools in Turkey, Greece, Germany, Hungary and Slovenia. We are also partnered with a Gaelscoil in Ballina. Teachers from the partner schools came to Ireland on Tuesday 3rd of October. They came to visit our school on Thursday 5th of October. All the classes prepared for their visit