Killygarry NS

School Closure re. Covid-19

Killygarry National School will be closed from 6pm today until Sunday 29th of March 2020 under instruction from the Department of Education and Skills.  A letter has been sent home with all pupils today along with some school work for each child to complete for the next three weeks, just in case this closure period […]

Oral Language Homework: Feelings

This week we are talking about feelings. Here is a list of human emotions: Admiration Adoration Amusement Anxiety Awe Awkwardness Boredom Calmness Confusion Craving Disgust Envy Excitement Fear Horror Interest Joy Nostalgia Romance Sadness Satisfaction Sympathy Triumph Watch this video and see if you can identify the emotions on the girl’s face https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOkyKyVFnSs   Watch […]

Operation Transformation at the school

Operation Transformation at the school

One of our parents, Lorraine O Neill is a leader on RTE’s Operation Transformation. She came to the school with her camera crew this week and filmed us running around the yard doing our “Daily Mile”. You can watch the programme on RTE 1 on Wednesday 19th Feb at 9.30pm and hopefully see a clip.

Oral Language Homework January: Homes and Houses

This month we are discussing houses and homes. ART Look at the paintings of folk artist Karla Gerard. Click here for her website. Ø What are the things that many of Gerard’s paintings have in common? (houses, trees, lots of colour) Ø Can you pick out paintings representing the different seasons? Ø What shapes does […]

Our Christmas Show

Our Christmas Show

We are really looking forward to our Christmas show on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th of December at 7pm in the Community Centre. Here is a sneak peek at what’s to come!        

Circus in Killygarry

Circus in Killygarry

What fun we had on Friday when Corvinio’s family circus came to our school! This amazing family entertained us with juggling, acrobatics, sword-balancing, aerial balancing and clowns. But the highlight of the show was the incredible 9 year old contortionist, Cameron, who could bend himself into all sorts of weird shapes!

What goes in what bin??

Our Oral Language Homework this month is THE ENVIRONMENT Recycling: Plastic bottles, plastic containers, cardboard, paper (newspapers, magazines, mail, old books etc)  aluminium cans (drinks cans), tin cans (food cans), tetra pack cartons (milk cartons) All items in the recycling bin must be clean, dry and loose. Wet items will be removed and dumped in […]