Oral Language Homework November

Oral Language Homework November

Here is the portrait ONE OF THE FAMILY by George Cotwell. Consider the following: ·        What family members are in this picture? Look carefully! ·        Who do you think the old lady is? Do you think she lives with them? ·        What meal are they eating? ·        What foods are they eating? ·        What animals […]

Shoe Box Appeal

Well done to all the children who brought in a Shoe Box over the past few days.  There were 145 shoe boxes collected today.  Last year a total of 6,170 shoe boxes were collected in Co. Cavan alone and all these boxes went to Romania.  Well done everyone and thank you for your kindness.

Cross country running 2018

Cross country running 2018

Well done to all 35 children who took part in the recent County Cavan Cross Country Running championships in Killinkere on Wednesday 17th of October. We were blessed with the weather and had a great day. We won three team medals: Junior Girls (second), Junior Boys (second) and Intermediate Girls (second). We also won three […]

Oral Language Homework Survey Results

Last June we conducted a survey on oral language homework. The results were as follows: 85% of the teachers thought it was of value and we should continue it. 15% thought we should reduce it to once a month. Overall 87% of parents of junior pupils wanted oral language homework to continue. 60% of parents […]

Tour of Europe Challenge

Tour of Europe Challenge

As part of the European week of Sport, we decided to take part in the Tour of Europe Challenge. This involved us doing laps of the yard at times that suited our teacher during the day. As a school we made it to Aspendos in Turkey!! It is 3,399km away, this means as a school, […]

Well done Ms Donohoe

Well done Ms Donohoe

Congratulations to our 4th class teacher Ms Colette Donohoe who is the captain of the Lavey Ladies Gaelic football team who won three cups recently. Ms Donohoe is also coaching our Boys’ Gaelic football team. Here she is pictured with her class and the three cups.

Farewell Fr Rafal

Farewell Fr Rafal

We are very sorry to say goodbye to our school chaplain Fr Rafal Siwek who is joining an order in Spain for a year. We will miss him very much. We had an assembly in school to say goodbye and we gave him a Killygarry running jersey so that he will remember us. The school […]

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

Welcome back everyone for the new school year. We hope you had a great summer and are ready for lots of work and fun in Killygarry NS for the 2018-19 school year. We welcome 26 new Junior Infants this year- 18 of them siblings. We welcome back Ms Emma Thornton who is teaching the Junior […]

Read this summer!

Research shows that children who do not read during the summer can undo up to three months of reading progress, and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect. Cavan library is running a ‘Summer Star’ programme as a way to encourage your child to read over the summer months.With each book read a reward Stamp […]

School Calendar 2018-19

Opening   Mid-Term     Christmas     Mid-Term     St. Patrick’s Day   Easter     Bank Holiday   Bank Holiday   Summer Break     School Opening: Wednesday 29th August 2018   School Closing: Friday 26th October 2018 School Reopening: Monday 5th November 2018   School Closing: Friday 21st  December 2018 School […]