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  • Best of luck to Offaly teams tomorrow It is a huge day for Offaly hurling tomorrow with the Minors attempting to win the 2020 Leinster final. Later tomorrow afternoon, the Offaly Senior hurlers line out against Sligo in the Christy Ring Cup.We are very proud to see that so many of our former pupils featuring on both panels. We wish Kieran Coonan, Ruairi Dunne and Joel Troy the best of luck with the Offaly Minors and we wish Liam Langton, Joey Keenaghan and  Conor Langton the best of luck with the Offaly senior team.
    Posted Jul 2, 2021, 4:57 AM by Owen Breslin
  • Science Blast 2021 One of the casualties of Covid-19 restrictions was the annual Science Blast science fair that is usually held in the RDS. A highlight for 5th class every year, it always proves to be a most enjoyable day out. While this years event could not take place in the RDS, it did happen virtually online and the boys and girls in Ms Molloys 5th class took part. They posed the question "Are Yawns Contagious?" Using the school chromebooks and Ipads they undertook research that uncovered a wealth of information about yawning that most of us never knew. They also designed and carried out an online survey for pupils and teachers. It was a fascinating project and we are all very ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2021, 1:32 PM by Owen Breslin
  • Class of 2021 Graduation ceremony Today we said a fond farewell to our graduating 6th class. It has been a tough couple of years that has tested our resolve, however the boys and girls in Ms McElduffs 6th  class and Mr Breslins 6th class have shown that they have the resilience and the character to get through anything. Ms Sheeran praised the spirit shown by the pupils and told them how proud we were of them. They have shown courage, resilience, strength, determination and hard work right through their time with us but particularly in the last 18 months. There will always be a welcome for them in our school.Mr White also praised the boys and girls and told them how wonderful it was ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2021, 11:49 AM by Owen Breslin
  • Killeigh ns parents association Internet safety talk Online communication and digital devices offer so many opportunities for learning. However their use also comes with potential dangers especially when they are being used by our children.Today, IT specialist Ger Brick held a zoom workshop with the pupils in 6th class where we explored the theme of internet safety. Tonight he held an information evening for parents where he raised awareness of potential dangers and also offered advice on how to keep out children safe. We thank Ger who gave us much to think about. We also thank those parents who joined us on the night. We send a huge thank you to our parents association for bringing us these events. 
    Posted Jun 21, 2021, 12:54 PM by Owen Breslin
  • Sports Day 2021 After what has been a bit of a tough year for everyone, we were determined to make Sports Day 2021 our best ever!  On Wednesday last the boys and girls had one of the greatest sports days ever. As part of sports day, Killeigh NS held our inaugural Colour Run. Children ran in their class groups around the Killeigh walking track. At intervals around the track they were sprinkled with coloured dust. It was great fun and everyone got into the spirit of the day. As part of our fundraising efforts, sponsorship had been collected beforehand. We are very grateful to everyone who contributed so generously!In addition to the Colour run, other activities includedinflatable basketball targetsnovelty races ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2021, 8:50 AM by Owen Breslin
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