Monday, 12 December 2016

Christmas Fair at Labane Hall on December 4th

Thanks sincerely to the staff, pupils, parents but especially to the Christmas Fair Committee for everything you have done,leading up to and on the day itself. It was an overwhelming success.

Below is a few snapshots thank in the parish hall on the day.  

The Skydome Comes To Ballyglass NS

On Wednesday the 7th of December the pupils have got a special treat. The Skydome came and was pitched in Mr O Connor's room for the day.

 All our pupils from infants to 6th experienced a virtual solar system, say landed on the moon's surface were taught about the constellations, picking out 'Orin's Belt' and the 'Big Dipper'. The staff and pupils thoroughly enjoyed the experience. 

Thanks to Ollie from 'Skydome' and especially to Angela Fahy chairperson of the PA who researched organised it on school's behalf. 

Book Week 2016; A Visit from Children's Author David Donoghue

As part of book week we had a visit from Children's author David Donoghue. The children were bamboozled by his ability to spell backwards and enjoyed the backward spelling challenges. Thanks to Mrs Lynkey for organising the book fair and the events for the week. This year we had a Roald Dahl themed week to celebrate the 100th anniversary since his birth.  Nurturing a love for reading is an important to us all at Ballyglass NS.

You can also see snaps of the boys and girls dressed up as book characters for our traditional Friday Dress Up as part of book week.

Science Week 2016;A Visit from the Mad Scientist!!!

As part of Science Week 2016 we had a visit from the 'Mad Scientist'. The 'Mad Scientist' ,Craig amazed the boys of girls with his science tricks including floating balls, smoke rings, a hovercraft and even flying toilet paper!!!!