CraftEd – Under the Sea

CraftEd – Under the Sea This month 5th and 6th class did a series of felting workshops. Week 1 First, Sue told us how wool is turned into felt. We started off with the basics; we made a 3D rock from some felt in order…

Céilí sa Halla

Na páistí from Junior Infants to Rang a Sé celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge in style with a Céilí Mór sa Halla.  Ionsaí na hInse, Ballaí Luimní and Shoe the Donkey were danced with great excitement.  Lots of spórt agus spraoi was had by all the buachaillí agus…

STUDENTS FROM KILGLASS N.S. BECOME PUBLISHED AUTHORS

The talented authors from Kilglass National School launched their book, A Pocketful of Stories, on Friday. There were huge celebrations, pride and plenty of emotion as the boys and girls from Junior Infants to Sixth Class in Kilglass National School, launched their very own book…

SEAI Workshops

This week the children from First to Sixth Class attended a series of workshops with Ingrid Foley from SEAI.  Through a series of games and activities they learned where our energy comes from, why and how we save energy.  The hands on workshops explored the principals…

Internet Safety Day

Today is Safer Internet Day, an EU initiative to promote a safer internet for all users, especially young people.  Please check out the videos below which explore what is the internet?, what can I trust online? and what is online advertising?  These short videos provide…

Creative Writing – A School Anthology

Dear Parents/Guardians, We are delighted to let you know that your son/daughter is being afforded the opportunity to become a real published author! Kilglass National School, in association with the Emu Ink Schools’ Publishing Programme, is about to embark on a really exciting initiative which…

Famine Exhibition & Jackie Clarke Museum

This week Fifth and Sixth Class visited the Famine Exhibition and Jackie Clarke Museum.  The children got to view many historical artefacts and discovered lots of information relating to an Gorta Mór in the Civic Offices Ballina.  Afterwards we had a lovely lunch in the…

Farm Safety

This week the children from First to Sixth Class had a talk on Farm Safety from Benny Joyce.  He brought our attention to many risks on the farm such as: slurry tanks, tractors, quads, machinery, animals, ladders, swinging gates, PTO shafts, chainsaws and chemicals.  The…

Green Schools Walk.

All  classes  took  part  in  a  Green  Schools  Walk  today. We  know  that  physically  active  children  have  more  active  brains.Walking  builds  stronger  bodies  and  helps  our  emotional  development. It  helps  us  connect  with  nature  and  appreciate  our  wonderful  unspoilt  local  environment.

Board Games

There was great excitement when Santa paid a visit to Kilglass National School before Christmas.  Singing, laughter and joy filled the air as Santa Claus gave each class a big bag of board games for their classrooms.  Monopoly, Chess, Draughts, Guess Who?, HedBanz, Boggle, Connect…
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