News Archive

Spreading A Little Christmas Cheer

As the Christmas season approached, our Well-Being Committee wondered how they could best help spread a little Christmas cheer amongst our community. Unable to do their usual carol service, the pupils decided to put pen to paper and write to the local nursing homes...

Santa Claus visits Killoughteen NS

On December 21st, Killoughteen NS had a very important guest in the school. It was the big man him-self, Santa Claus. The children were buzzing with excitement as Santa approached Killoughteen NS. All classes were out in the yard, singing songs and spreading the...

CMRF – Christmas Jumper Day

This year, is a year we will all remember. On Friday, December 11th our pupils wore their Christmas jumpers to help aid 'The Children's Medical Research Foundation'. (Crumlin) Sincere thanks to our school community who collected €570 for this very worthy cause. On...

First Class – Fun Science Experiment!

First Class had fun science experiments with eggs this week. The children were shown some ordinary eggs and we discussed them. The children told knew that eggs were oval shaped, came from hens, were easy to break and messy if broken. They were asked to predict if...

Science Week in 2nd Class

Second Class had lots of fun during Science Week and were very busy indeed. Each group carried out their own experiment and presented it to the class. There was lots of learning, great excitement and problem-solving involved as we worked our way through the...

STEM – Fun with Balloons in Senior Infants

The children in senior infants were shown a packet of party balloons in class. The children looked at the balloons and examined them to make sure that they were normal and not magic. There were just five balloons left in the pack. The children were asked to predict...

Science Week in Junior Infants

During science week we did our first experiment like real scientists. We worked really hard to use the words equipment and predict 😊 We know that equipment is all the things we need to carry out our experiment and predicting is telling the future! Miss Sweeney...

Team Hope – Thank You Letter

Team Hope wrote a Thank You letter to everyone who supported their Christmas Shoebox appeal. Please see the letter...

First class children in first class.

In first class we are placing an emphasis on "Treating Others As You Would Like To Be Treated".  This is reflected in our classroom displays but more importantly in our everyday interactions with one another.  Also through prayer and thanksgiving each day the children...