Hallowe'en's Coming! We’ve all been very hard at work over the past 8 weeks so we’re going to let down the hair a little tomorrow! We will have a little party during the day and children are invited to dress up for the occasion. Some of the teachers are prone to bouts of weakness so… Continue reading Fancy Dress Friday – Enter….if you dare!
Our Parent Association are holding their annual used clothes collection again this year. Last year, the monies raised funded the modern dance classes which took place during January and February. We hope to do the same again this year. Collections will take place in the Community Centre on: Sunday, November 8th (after 11am Mass) Monday,… Continue reading Used Clothes Collection
Hallowe'en party organised by our Parent Association will take place on Friday, Oct 30th in the Community Centre &7pm. Also, don't forget to wear your Hallowe'en costume to school tomorrow, Friday 23rd too!
Something strange was going on around Craggagh this evening... There were some odd and suspicious looking characters lurking around the school... Please take care when coming into school on Monday... You never know what could be hiding behind that blue door!!!
Preparations are under way in the Infant classroom for Halloween! The children have made scary masks for trick or treating. Check out the "Cailleach Ghránna" on the windows too!
(Classroom activity for the Senior Room) Here's a few puzzles to round off Maths Week 2015! Q 1 See if you can solve these spooky Hallowe'en Cryptograms Click link to view: halloween_cryptogram_1 Q 2 Complete this easy Hallowe'en Sukoku using the letters "BATS" Click here to view: halloween_sudoku_easy Q 3 Complete this tricky Sudoku using the letters… Continue reading Some spooky #mathsweek15 Puzzles!
What better way to start a Friday morning than will some puzzles! Our infants are very busy this morning, working collaboratively to make their puzzles. There's plenty of discussion, reasoning and teamwork to be seen. Well done everybody!
The AGM of our Parent Association was held last night, Oct 15, in the Community Centre. 2014/15 was a hugely successful first year, and our PA has been a great addition to our school. €600 will be donated to the school for the purpose of updating the classroom libraries. This funding is most welcome as… Continue reading Parent Association AGM
This week in 1st, 2nd and 3rd class, Miss Ní Mhaicín was reading a book called "The Gentle Giant" with us. The book was written by one of our favourite authors, Michael Morpurgo. This is a great story about a Giant who is bullied by all the people in the village just because he is… Continue reading Diary Writing in 1st, 2nd and 3rd
(Classroom activity for Senior Room) Welcome to our maths map challenge. You'll need your ruler, a trundle wheel, a laptop/iPad and of course, your maths copy and pencil! Crucially, you need this link to Scoilnet Maps Answer the following questions in order. 4th class, do at least as far as Q10 5th class, do at… Continue reading #mathsweek15 Maths Trail – Angles, Measures & Maps
Today we had a visit from Amanda of Team Hope. She spoke to us about the annual Christmas Shoebox Appeal. We will be participating again this year. We are all going to have our shoeboxes filled and returned to school after the Hallowe'en Mid-Term Break on Wednesday, Nov 4th. What can I put in my… Continue reading Team Hope Shoebox Appeal 2015
We would like to wish the very best of luck to Niamh and Tara, who are performing in the Kiltimagh Town Hall Theatre this evening. The girls are members of the Clann Machua Youth Drama Group, whose members range in ages from 9 to 14. They have been busy rehearsing over the past few months… Continue reading Amazing Actors
For our first Mystery Skype this year we connected with Ms Richman's 7th Graders in Signal Knob Middle School, Virginia, USA. Mystery Skype is an educational game played between two schools anywhere in the world, over Skype. The aim of the game is to locate the school you have connected with by asking only yes/no… Continue reading First #MysterySkype of the year! @SignalKnobMS
Congratulations to our very own Anna McDonnell, who was awarded 'Player of the Tournament' at a recent Mayo county blitz! Anna scored a whopping six goals for her team. Anna plays with the U12 Kiltimagh/Knock girls team who were overall winners of the recent Mayo blitz. The girls now go forward to the Connaght blitz.… Continue reading Sports Super Star
We decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather yesterday by going on a nature walk. We brought identification cards for leaves and twigs to help us figure out what types of trees we have in our local area. We found ash, hawthorn, sycamore and elder trees as well as lots of ivy and bramble… Continue reading Autumn Nature Walk