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Class Booklists, 2017-2018

Download a copy of your child’s class book list below. 2nd-class-Mr-Reade junior-infants–Ms-Behan 3rd-class-Ms-Murphy 4th-class-Ms-Hogan 5th-class-Ms-Egan 5th-class-Ms-Stapleton 6th-class-Mr-Delahunty 2nd-class-Ms-Moore 3rd-class-Ms-Tyrrell 4th-class-ms-O Connor first-class- Ms-Power junior-inf-3-Ms-a-Stapleton first-class-ms-o-shea senior-inf-Ms-Lanigan senior-inf-Ms-Kelly junior-infants-Ms-Stapleton-Rm 1


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Cumann a mBunscoil under 11 Roinn A winners

The St. Mary’s under 11 team beat Clara in the final of the Roinn A hurling league on Wednesday, June 14th at Larchfield. After a long season in which the boys went undefeated, they took home the cup in style with a strong win over a very fine Clara team.  Congratulations to all the boys and a huge thank you to all the parents
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Dylan Vaughan’s Communion Photos, May 2017

Well done to all the boys and girls in Mr Reade’s and Ms Moore’s 2nd Class who made their First Holy Communion last weekend. We were all very proud of how well you prepared for this special day. Well Done! Check out Dylan Vaughan’s  “St Marys Communion 2017″ images using the following link: http://dylanvaughan.photoshelter.com/gallery/St-Marys-Communion


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A Surprise Visit from the Easter Bunny, April 2017

Today we had a great surprise, the Easter Bunny visited our school.  The Easter Bunny and his friends hopped from classroom to classroom baring a chocolate gift for everyone! It was very exciting.  Thank you so much for visiting us. [Show as slideshow]


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Girl’s Soccer Blitz, March 30th 2017

Here are the 6th class girls who represented the school at the Girls Soccer Blitz in United Park, Thomastown, on March 30th 2017.


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Under 13 Cumann na mBunscoil Handball

Well done to Kyle Jordan, winner of the under 13 singles and Conor Holden and Sean O’Keefe, runners up under 13 doubles.  


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Under 11 Cumann na mBunscoil A Handball Champions!!!

Well done to our Under 11 Cumann na mBunscoil A champions Aoibhe Ryan, Katie Jordan, Eanna O’Keefe and Alex Begley who played at O’ Loughlin’s GAA today, January 23rd. They did our school proud.


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Christmas at St Mary’s 2016

December was an incredibly busy month at St Mary’s with children and teachers doing Christmas art, practicing and performing poems, plays and Christmas carols for other classes and families. The children also had their annual visit to St Columba’s to sing and play Christmas carols for the residents. We even had a surprise visit from Santa, as he heard our pupils had been so well
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Halloween, 2016

St. Mary’s was a very spooky school this Halloween. The school, which is usually full of lovely, friendly children, was instead full of witches, vampires, zombies and ghosts. There were a few super heroes in the mix!!! Hope you all had a wonderful Halloween…. [Show as slideshow]


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The Parents’ Association Raffle

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Parents’ Association Raffle took place last night in the school hall. Please see below for the list of prize-winners. Congratulations to all who won prizes. Many thanks to all the families in the school who supported the raffle. Thanks also to the businesses who donated the prizes and a special thank you to Jonjo Farrell who donated his winning Leinster Final
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Oceanic’s Surfing School Trip, Trámore June 2016

Ms Tyrrell’s and Ms Murphy’s 3rd class had a great school trip surfing in Trámore, despite the awful weather conditions!  The staff at Oceanics could not have been more helpful. Our instructors showed us how to surf on dry land before we hit the sea. Some of us even managed to ‘catch some waves!’. Not only did we learn the basics of surfing but we
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Cake Sale Success, 2016

The 2016 Cake Sale was a big hit. There were so many fun things to do. Out on the field you could soak Ellie with wet sponges for a small fee. There were hurling and handball targets, shoot at a target, an obstacle course and pony rides. There were go-karts to race around the roundabout, games such as ‘Guess the Teacher’, ‘Pin the Nose
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GAA Go Games at Dunmore Pitch, June 2016

  Ms Murphy’s and Ms Tyrrell’s 3rd class participated in GAA Go Games at the pitch in Dunmore on June 2nd. Children from schools in Mullinavat and Ballyhale also attended on the day. Go Games are small-sided versions of Hurling and Gaelic Football which have been devised for children up to and including 11 years of age. The event was extremely well organised and all
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www.helpmykidlearn.ie, Tips for Parents

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) has developed a new Primary Language Curriculum for English and Irish. The NCCA has developed two information leaflets for parents. The leaflets are available in English and Irish at www.curriculumonline.ie The leaflets explain why there is a new language curriculum and how different it is to our current curriculum for English and Irish, and they inform
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Anna Cass-cades Down the Liffey to Victory, May 2016

(Written by Anna Cass) The Junior Liffey Decent is a huge race for kayakers. We started the race at the Salmon Leap Canoe Club in Co. Kildare. We kayaked 11.5 Km, over 4 weirs and 1 portage to finish over an hour later at Chapelizod in Dublin. I was the first home in the Under 15’s girls’ category.