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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We held our final assembly for this school year this afternoon. We all gathered in the G.P room and celebrated the achievements of pupils in Speech & Drama exams, Music Theory exams, Accelerated Reading progress and millionaires, as well as full and nearly full attendance. We said a final farewell to 6th class who finish […]