Monthly Archives: March 2012

Quack Quack!

We had a lot of fun knitting these little ducks and making Easter cards and baskets.
Happy Easter to all from Fourth Class!

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INTO/EBS Handwriting Competition 2012

Children from Ballinamere took part in the INTO/EBS handwriting competition recently. Congratulations to all the children who were involved. We were delighted to have three winners from our school. The winners, parents and teachers attended the presentation ceremony on Thursday … Continue reading

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Éisitigí linn!

Brú ar na focail thíos agus cliosfidh tú  rap, amhrán agus dán a rinneamar ar scoil.
Rap Rap……aon, dó, aon,dó, trí
Nígh na héadaí Nígh na hÉadaí
An Traein An Traein

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Special Olympics

Sean O’Brien Leinster and Ireland Rugby hero has pledged his support for Special Olympics Ireland’s Collection Day, which will take place throughout Irelandon Friday 27th April 2012. This is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics Ireland … Continue reading

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For the last four weeks the children have been constructing and designing a room. The rooms and furniture have been made out of recycled material such as shoe boxes, cheese boxes etc.  Clay, lollipop sticks, slate, match sticks, jenga blocks, nail … Continue reading

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“Fast Games” All-Ireland Athletics Final

Heartiest congratulations to the 3rd/4th girls from Ballinamere representing
Offaly who won the All-Ireland Final in Athlone I.T. today. Against very stiff
opposition from Donegal, Laois, Louth, Clare, Meath and Limerick the girls
outdid themselves in a total of 12 track and field … Continue reading

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Football Blitz

A few of the girls from fourth, fifth and sixth class competed in a football blitz in Leah Victoria Park on 07/3/12. They played Edenderry, the Gael Scoil, Scoil Mhuire and Clonbullogue. They played very well in four of their … Continue reading

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Visit from local author

Dolores Keavney, author of Jennie, the Little Brown Hen and If I were a Bee came to visit our school this morning. The children were drawn straight away when they saw the lovely props and display Dolores had set up … Continue reading

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We hope all our mothers had a lovely
relaxing day on Sunday last! Here are some
of the cards we made.

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National Inter County Athletics Competition (Semi-Finals)

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Third and Fourth Class girls representing Offaly competed in the above competition on March 14th in Athlone I.T. They competed against Laois, Limerick City, Meath, Westmeath and Galway in track and field events.  The girls gave it their best and qualified for … Continue reading

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