Bhuel, is dócha go bhfuil drochaimsir ag teacht orainn an deireadh seachtaine seo….ach bainigí sult as na grianghraif ón halla! Craic, ceol agus rince 🙂
What fantastic engineering and creativity in Senior Infants. They extended their Aistear theme,Transport, by creationg HUGE 3D Buses, trains,rockets, cars, ships and buses. Well done to all involved and thank you parents for the wide range of boxes. They had great fun and approached the whole week’s activity with great enthusiasm.
Fifth and Sixth received a generous invitation and welcome from Richard Barrett in Barrow Golf Club. They enjoyed a powerpoint presentation, lunch and played lots of golf, of course! Thank you! Ghey had a great time.⛳
I had trouble finding classes last Wednesday! Some of the classrooms were empty! Eventually, I found Sixth Class reading to Second, Fourth reading to Senior Infants. Fifth Reading to First. Third reading to Junior Infants. It was a great day….lots of reading, chatting, older children connecting with younger. Sharing books is probably the most important and rewarding learning activity you can do with a child. Highly recommended for every child.
Sixth are a very sporty class: enjoying and exceling in all kinds of sport and games. All classes are enjoying the IT coaches and Mr Paul likes to keep Sixth Class active and alert! Mr Damien’s Lego Club makes great use of the space too, when they test their cars…
Well done, everyone! You have all arrived fitter and more focused than when ypu left Tralee last October….
The children in Ms Gemma’s room (First/Second) enjoyed mixing bicarbonate of soda and vinegar to produce explosive carbon dioxide. Fifth and Sixth Classes know no end to their creativity, as their unique frames continue to be a best seller!!
Ms Caroline sets up fantastic stations in the afternoons so that all the children can start first thing in the morning. They really enjoy it and role-playing is their favourite activity. They have been really busy.
Infant runners will reach Fota Island next Tuesday 20th. We can’t wait to see all the animals in the yard at 1.15pm! Middle Classes will reach Croke Park and on Wednesday 21st the Seniors will arrive in Paris to have a typically french lunch. The kids are really excited. Take a look at Fifth/Fourth/Third Class art and craft work, as they look forward to the big day! Also our Senior.
Garda Gerald Breen commanded great attention from our Junior Infants as he descibed what being a Garda is like from day to day. The children asked him lots of questions about catching robbers and being brave. James O’ Donoghue spoke to Fourth, Fifth and Sixth classes about the strong link between team sports and wellbeing. He especially commended all the girls in Caherleaheen and urged even more to participate in.
What a lovely day we had! Fr Seán Jones led our ceremony and the children read their appreciations of all that grandparents do for families. Fr Dan blessed the packed hall with a Brigid Cross and Fr Seán blessed our throats with candles in honour of St Blaise. The afternoon was filled with chat, tea and delicious baking by Rang a Cúig. Thank you all for coming.
We are eagerly looking forward to greeting you all! Traditionally, Feb 1st is regarded as the first day of Spring, but after a mild December/January, it looks like winter has finally arrived. That didn’t stop parents, teachers and children from gathering rushes and making hundreds of beautiful crosses all this week. Huge thanks to MrDamien, Ms Gillian, Mr Paul for great enthusiasm and patience sa halla! Many thanks too to.
We are all well settled into our routine and very busy. Everyone enjoyed the Christmas break but we were equally glad to meet up with friends and colleagues. A lot has happened in the last fortnight. Take a look at some of our recent activities. Our afterschool Lego Club is fully subscribed and we hope to provide a club thereafter for other classes. Mr Damien is delighted with donations and.
Happy New Year,everyone! Wishing all our children and staff, our BoM and all our loved ones a healthy and happy 2019. See you all next Monday 7th January.
Merry Christmas everyone from all of us here in Caherleaheen. Parents, you will find the latest and last vimeo, by clicking ‘read more’. Also, check your emails today to find your newsletter and Vimeo password. Wishing you all a very happy Christmas 🌲
Do you want to win a Christmas tree in our free draw? All adult visitors to our Christmas Coffee day will be entered! So make sure you get your free ticket on the way in and sign it with your mobile phone number. Draw is on the day! Buy Caherleaheen jam and enjoy a treat with your coffee. We are really looking forward to seeing you all. Some DVDs and.
Dermot Crean posted this on traleetoday.ie It’s really funny. Many thanks to Michelle C for this wonderful video. And special thanks to the children for enlightening us!
There are so many possibilities with this year’s J.E.business. You can have a bit of fun, designing your scrabble/crossword ideas on paper. Use the order forms. Then our busy beavers will set to work….and make your frame/s. They are perfect as Christmas presents, Newborn presents, Valentine frames, Grandparent gifts, Positive or Humourous Phrases and Greetings. €12 for one, €22 for two and they are an absolute steal at €30 for.
Why? We are running/jogging/jalking to feel good, feel stronger each passing day. We are running to breathe and grab a chat with our buddy. We are running to be……running and happily, mindlessly running. We are running because we can and we enjoy moving and feeling the air/wind/rain/sun. Where? Miles and miles to Cork, Dublin and Paris. Why sponsor us? We are running to read, to learn to bolster our Literacy.
Ms Brid sows many seeds and nurtures each and every child whom she works with each year. She overlooks, co-ordinates and plans all our literacy lift-offs, our Green-flag and MUCH MUCH more. Right now, she needs lots of clean jars. We will sterilize them in school. She hopes to make jam with all the children who froze berries last Sept….So please send in your jars. We will sell them for.
The Bucket Fillers in First, Second and Third are really busy making sure that they help their buddies feel good about themselves- No Put Downs 🙂 The Stay Safe Programme is in full swing around the school. We hope that parents are using the opportunity to explore self-worth, safety and mental health with their children. Fourth Class are having a great time, as they post a happy leaf on the.
It’s just great to walk past Gabriel Galway’s mural. We do it many times a day, as it is now well grounded in the heart and centre of our school.It has given everyone inspiration and pause for thought. The Children of Lir mural depicts four siblings finding their true form having been trapped as swans, for 900 years. It reflects the hope of parents and teachers: that each child who.
Green fingers, directed by Ms Brid prepared pots and soil for planting bulbs. Children from First,Second, Third and the Green Schools Committee really enjoyed ‘digging in’ 🌱. It will be a few months before the children get to see the results of their labour.
All our classes were busy throughout the week: Rockets flew in Sixth and flowers turned pink and blue. Static balloons attracted ghostly tissues in Fifth. Fourth Class learned about material properties and change. Senior Infants competed with carbon dioxide bubbles and raisins.Here are some pics, with more to come.
Aistear is the Irish for Journey. It is a framework for Early Childhood learning which is centred around four themes: Well-being, Identity and Belonging, Communicating, and Exploring and Thinking.Senior Infants are busy learning through self-directed and teacher-led resources. Ms Caroline says that her class absolutely love their Aistear hour, as they move from station to station exploring and engaging with all things culinary.
Ms Claire brought Third Class to a S.T.E.M demonstration which focused mainly on Maths and the interesting tricks which one can play with number value. It was an entertaining start to Science Week.
Father Dan led the senior classes in a prayer service to remember our loved ones who have passed away. Children sang hymns and read prayers and a lovely poem which described the welcome that God gives to all those who come to Him. Children lit candles as they carried their memory boxes to the altar. It was a lovely way to end the week and to take time to pause.
Many thanks to Cathy Fitzgerald and Louise Morrissey for co-ordinating bag-packing in Dunnes, last Saturday. The P.Association were well supported by parents, children and staff. Míle buíochas daoibh go léir. Special thanks to Dunnes Stores for the opportunity. Thanks also to Páidí Sugrue and Kaila, Tara Cullinan, Sinéad Ni Chorcra and Seán, Carol Ann Ross, Marie McMahon, Margaret Lynch O’Reilly, Sinead Dowling, Fiona Brosnan, Catriona Sargent, Eoin O’Callaghan and Darragh,.
POEM: Oh, the Witch of Caherleaheen, on her broomstick she was seen/ Flying , swooping, hovering, stooping, all at Hallowe’en./ Changing children in to …..LIZARDS, turning teachers into …..BATS! / Hairy, scary, she ain’t no fairy./Keep away from her…..black……cat! (Take a look at how our coven of witches made their broomsticks).
We had lots of scary characters arrive into school on the day of our Mid-term Break. And it was all in a good cause! The CSC phoned Enable Ireland at 2pm today to give them the good news. We RAISED €230.00. All the children should be so proud! We had great fun today, too: Science experiments in Fourth. Fifth Class made real willow broomsticks They also swept leaves and helped.