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Visit of Carbery Rangers GAA

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Jeremy, Conor and Denis from our local GAA club, Carbery Rangers, visited today to tell us that there will be registration tomorrow evening in The Celtic Ross Hotel for underage members. They brought a cup that the Minor Boys won … Continue reading

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School closure Tuesday February 27th

School will be closed this coming Tuesday February 27th as staff will undergo Child Protection training.

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School Closure on Tuesday February 27th

Schools are now permitted to close for 1 day as an alternative to the previous 2 half days allowed for Child Protection training. We will close on Tuesday February 27th to facilitate same. There will be no half day on … Continue reading

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The pupils in the Senior Room presented projects recently. They did a super job!

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Love is in the air

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Look at some of the brilliant art we did to celebrate Valentine’s Day today!

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Pancake Tuesday!

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We enjoyed pancakes in school today just a little bit!!! Huge thanks to Mary, Claire and Ann for all their hard work!!

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Friendship week

We really enjoyed making an extra special effort with each other for Amnesty International Friendship Week. It was much easier than we thought it would be! Our boys and girls were full of good advice on what to do and … Continue reading

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Active lines

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We are going to start working towards our ‘Active Schools’ flag. This week, we started ‘active lines’ where pupils from the Senior room take it in turn to lead exercises in our lines at the end of yard time.

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Snow in Reenascreena!!

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What a start to a Friday morning – snow as far as the eye can see!

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Enrolment day!

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There was great excitement today with the arrival of our future Junior Infants! Our present Junior and Senior Infant boys and girls had a great time welcoming their future classmates and playing with them.  

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** IMPORTANCE NOTICE **

The half day that was scheduled for this coming Friday February 9th to facilitate staff training has been postponed. We will have school til 3pm as normal. All information can be found in a note that is being sent home … Continue reading

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Enrolment day tomorrow

We are really looking forward to welcoming our future Junior Infant pupils and their parents tomorrow for their enrolment day! It starts at 12:45pm and no doubt everyone will be exhausted when they leave at 2pm!

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Tá sé ag cur sneachta!

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There was more excitement at home-time than usual today as we had some flurries of snow in Reenascreena! Everyone is keeping their fingers crossed that it will stick!

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Creativity in the Senior Room

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The boys and girls set about creating some masterpieces today with fantastic results!

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School closure for Staff Training

Just a reminder that school will finish at 12pm on Friday February 9th and Friday February 23rd to facilitate staff training in the area of Child Protection. The bus driver has been informed so the bus will run as normal … Continue reading

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St. Brigid’s Day crosses

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We marked the special feast day of St. Brigid by making iconic crosses in school day. The pupils in both rooms got stuck in with fantastic results! Well done everyone!

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Project work continues

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The projects in the Senior Room are really coming together now, there’s great progress being made! The children are making great use of the school’s iPads for research, inspiration and lessons on how to draw specific items.

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Projects in the Senior Room

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The boys and girls in the Senior Room are preparing projects about their interests and passions. We have some very diverse titles!

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Fun in the sun!

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In spite of the changeable weather during the month of January, we really enjoyed getting out in the sun when it shone! In our school, all the classes mix together at yard time. It’s such fun!  

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Waltzing with Tonya!

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The boys and girls had great fun learning to waltz with Tonya today! They danced along to ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ by Berlioz. They then learned to sing ‘My Grandfather’s Clock’ by Johnny Cash which may well remind many of you of your … Continue reading

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Clonakilty Credit Union schools quiz

Our 4 representatives Sorcha, Ally, Seán and Wayne, had a great time at the quiz on Sunday in Fernhill House Hotel. They did the school proud. Maith sibh go léir!

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Internet Safety

In this day and age, we are all very aware of the importance of staying safe while engaging in online activity. I highly recommend the following website www.zeeko.ie which seeks to help adults and children alike to stay in touch … Continue reading

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Scoil Náisiúnta Rae na Scríne is now on Twitter!

Hi everyone! You can now find updates and reminders by following our brand new Twitter account @ReenascreenaNS. Spread the word!    

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Enrolment Day 7-2-2018

We are really looking forward to meeting the boys and girls who will join us in Junior Infants next September! Our enrolment day will take place from 12.45pm to 2pm on Wednesday February 7th. Please bring your child’s P.P.S. number … Continue reading

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Yoga for everyone

Lorraine Dufficey leads the senior room in a yoga session, spot the teacher!!!

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It is Time to Feed the Birds

As the days grow colder and shorten please remember to feed the birds.

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Second Green Schools Flag

  Mrs Noreen Minihan was the guest of honour to raise our 2nd green schools flag, this one is for energy. This project was organised by Mary Ronan (teacher).          Pupils performed the “Wild West Symphony” which they composed themselves under … Continue reading

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Chicks in School

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Second Greenschools Flag – Energy!!!

  On the 11th of May my friend Brian Ronan and I represented our school with Mary (junior classes teacher) and Claire (SNA) at the Greenschools flag presentation in the Radisson Blue Hotel in Cork with Lisavard NS and Kilcoe … Continue reading

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Science Field Trips with Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones came to Reenascreena School for five days. He showed us all the different types of birds, flowers and trees. First we went walking around the Warren and saw a Minky Whale and a Basking Shark ( they are the … Continue reading

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O’Keeffe’s Fort, Reenascreena.

    O’Keeffe’s Fort was a village behind a strong fence on top of a ditch. It was owned by Celts in 400BC. It might have been invaded by pirates. Now the village is no more than just tree’s and … Continue reading

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The National Sculpture Factory

We went to The National Sculpture Factory on the 16/05/17. It was awesome! When we were there, there was an artist called Alex Pentek he was working on his sculpture of ferns. It was made of stainless steel. There was … Continue reading

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Gas Networks Ireland

Ciarán: On the journey to Cork I saw five rabbits. Jason and I saw a fox. Seán: When we eventually got there, we went through revolving doors. As the sixth class went in they got stuck! Ciarán: First we got … Continue reading

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The Obstacle Course

On Wednesday  the 10th May 2017 my friends and I; Ally, Aobh and Caitlin  made an obstacle course for junior infants , senior infants ,first class and second class . First we told them to go play a different game … Continue reading

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Our Journey Towards Our 2nd Green Flag – Energy.

We organised a Green Day and No Electricity Day – to promote energy saving in our school – on our journey towards our 2nd Green Flag. We really enjoyed the day. It was exciting to see everyone coming in in … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah. Goodbye 2015 – 2016

The circus came to town! We had the privilege of welcoming Silver Lining Productions to our school during the last week of the school year. Students, parents and staff alike were treated to an amazing performance. We were entertained with: … Continue reading

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Bluebell Time!!

On Friday 27th June 2016 we found ourselves in O’Keeffe’s Fort, Gleann A Phíobaire, on route back to school from our weekly swimming lessons in Rosscarbery Leisure Centre. The bluebells were out in force and the fort looked amazing. We did our best … Continue reading

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First Holy Communion

Our special day, Saturday 14th May 2016. St. Peter’s Church, Carrigfadda, Reenascreena.

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Students exhibit their work in WCAC

The whole school took part in a group exhibition held in West Cork Art Centre, Uillinn, Cork. 1916 Centenary Project: 100 years of Art and History Exhibition which opened on Friday 29 April at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre. West Cork Primary … Continue reading

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Sciath na Scól

The senior room took part in Sciath na Scól. Travelling to Bantry where they played five matches in total. An excellent day was had by all.

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