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Science Week Visit to the Visual Theatre

  On Thursday as part of Science Week 2019, 5th and 6th class went to the GB Shaw to see Simon Watt, a biologist perform a show called The Ugly Animal Road show, about animal conservation.  Thanks to Ms Minnock more »

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Science Week in Ms Minnock’s 6th class

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  Experiments in Ms.Minnock’s class for Science Week!! From construction challenge to volcanoes, to lava lamps and some bouncing eggs (that didn’t quite go to plan) there was a great amount of hands on experiments in 6th class last week!

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Visit to Carlow County Museum

5th classes visited the Carlow County Museum this Thursday. It was a great tour and a huge thanks to John McDarby and his team for showing us around. We saw a pub, kitchen and shop from the 1920’s the original gallows more »

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Using I-Zak9 cubes for Maths

Mr Shiel’s class were busy this week in Maths using Izak 9 cubes which are a brilliant resource here in St Fiacc’s N.S. Children are enjoying solving and discussing maths problems in small groups.

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Using I-Pads for Report Writing

    5th classes are busy with the Report Writing Genre this term. We are using i-pads to research our own topics for our fantastic reports.

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This week at Assembly…

  Congrats to all our Students of the week, Gaelgeoir na Seachtaine and Footsol Winners who received their certificates this morning!

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Best of luck to our 6th class Students!

Best wishes to all of our 6th class students who graduated from St Fiacc’s N.S on Wednesday night in St Clare’s Church. It was a very special night and a huge thanks to Fr Dunphy and all the parish team more »

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Clara Lara School Tour

  The sun was shining last Wednesday in the Wicklow mountains as the 5th classes visited Clara Lara activity centre. Everybody had a super day out!  

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Rounders

Well done to the 32 6th class boys and girls who represented the school in the Laois Cumann na mBunscol Rounders Semi-Finals in The Heath GAA grounds last Thursday. All three teams played very well on the day and had more »

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Junior Infants School Tour

Some snaps from the Junior Infants School Tour last Friday. The children had a great day in Rathwood making teddy bears, playing in the playground, feeding the geese, taking the teddy bear train as well as having a teddy bears more »

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5th Class visit Carlow IT

Thanks to Mr Kelly and all in Carlow IT for organising such a fantastic day for the boys and girls in Mr Kelly’s class. We visited the studio and made live broadcasts, explored different elements of sports science and performance more »

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Glór Ceatharlach Champions

Well done to the girls who beat Bennekerry N.S in a very close game to win the Glór Ceatharlach championship this year. A huge thank you to Ms Walsh and Ms Scully for training the girls and congratulations to all more »

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€845 raised from Book Fair

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Thanks to all the parents and children who supported our Book Fair recently. The school received a total of €845 from the Bookfair (25% of the €3380 taken in). This money will be invested back into the school library and more »

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St Fiacc’s N.S Confirmation 2019

A massive thanks to our wonderful parish priest and parish team;  Fr Dunphy, Suzanne, Caitriona and all in the parish centre for making it such a special day for the sixth class children and their families. Also a huge thanks more »

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Basketball News

Well done to our girls and boys basketball teams who were playing in the Carlow Basketball League under the guidance of Mr Shiel over the past six weeks. Both teams narrowly lost their last game to Gaelscoil Ceatharlach last week more »

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Fantastic Confirmation Retreat

Ms Delaney’s class having a fantastic day in the parish centre with Cathriona, John and Olivia for their retreat. Thanks to the parish team for organising such a wonderful day for the sixth class children today and also for our more »

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Orienteering

  The sun was out on Friday last and 4th-6th classes tried out our new orienteering resources with some map based orienteering.

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At Assembly on Friday…

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  Congratulations to all our award winners at assembly on Friday last. We presented our winners of the writing competitions with their trophies and prizes. Thanks to Ms Hanratty for coordinating all the awards. Also well done to Levi Culleton more »

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí ceol, amhráin agus damhsa den scoth i Scoil Naomh Fhiach ar an Aoine seo caite. Bhí a lán spórt againn i rith an lae!

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Tráth na gCeist i rang a Cúig agus a Sé

  Bhain na páistí an taitneamh as an Tráth na gCeist an seachtaine seo caite. Comhghairdeachas do na buaiteoirí agus na páistí go léir!

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