Heritage Expert Eileen Canny recently visited the school to give a talk on ecology. She visited all classrooms. She brought with her samples of deer antlers, bird nests, bats and bees. The children really enjoyed her visit.
Well done to our U11 quiz team who won the recent local Castlecomer Credit Union Quiz which was held on 27th January in the Community School. They now progress to the regional finals which will be held on Sunday 5th March in the Springhill Hotel, Kilkenny. The team are: Bobby Brennan, Conor O’Sullivan, James Coogan and Molly Hogan. Well Done!
There was great excitement around the school on Friday when Kilkenny camogie star Claire Phelan brought the O’ Duffy Cup to the school. Claire plays in the backs and was on the Kilkenny team that won the All-Ireland Final in September after a long 22 year wait. Well Done Claire. We hope we will be seeing this cup around the school more often over the next few years!
We were treated to a special visit this morning from Heather from Dogs Trust and her dog ‘Ted’. The purpose of Heather’s visit was to teach us how to be responsible dog owners and how to keep ourselves safe around dogs. We learned how to do the ‘X Factor’. This will help us to keep safe when around strange dogs. We were all presented with certificates and other goodies. Thanks Heather and Ted.