Leighlinbridge N.S.

Scoil Naomh Laisrian 2017/18

Author: Orfhlaith Mealy (page 1 of 2)

Discover Primary Science – Plaque of STEM Excellence 2017/18

We are delighted to announce that our school has achieved a Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Award! Over the past number of weeks every class in the school has been busy working on various projects and on the 21st March we held a Science Fair in the hall for all classes. There were some fantastic experiments and projects on show and it was a really enjoyable afternooon. Well done to all students for their hard work, enthusiasm and great ideas. Huge thanks to Mrs Roche for co-ordinating our application. We should receive our plaque in the next few weeks.

Allianz Cumann na mBunscoil Laighean Ladies Football Blitz

14 girls were selected from schools around Carlow to play in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscoil Laighean Ladies Football Blitz in St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra. Brónagh Nolan (6th Class) was selected from our school.  The girls played brilliantly putting in some excellent performances throughout the  and busy morning. They beat West-Meath 3.02-0.02, Dublin 3.05-2.02 and Louth 3.08-0.02 to top their group and qualify for the Division 1 Final. They lost to a very strong Meath team but acquitted themsevles very well and gained valuable playing experiences along the way.  Huge congratulations and well done to all involved.

We are very proud of Brónagh!

Split the Pot Winner!!

Congratulations to Nicola Rea on winning €152.45 in week 3 of our Split the Pot Draw! Thanks for the continued support everyone. Envelopes will be sent home again on Monday and our next draw will take place on Thursday 24th May as we are closed on Friday 25th.

Leighlinbridge NS 5KM Fun Run/Walk

Only 3 weeks to go to out 5KM Fun Run/Walk!!

Registration is open on www.popupraces.ie/events/leighlinbridge-5km-fun-run-walk 

Please spread the word and register online!


We have a winner!

🎉🎉🎉 Congratulations Ethan Jenkins! Our first Split the Pot winner. €158!! Envelopes will be available from Kathleen’s Office from Wednesday. Our next draw will take place on Friday the 11th. If you’re not in you can’t win! 🎉🎉

Split the Pot

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Our Split the Pot fundraiser is commencing this week. Envelopes will be sent home in every child’s bag this evening. Cost of entry is €2 and additional envelopes will be available from Kathleen’s office. All entries should be placed in the blue box outside Kathleen’s office. Our first draw will take place on Thursday morning. Winners will be announced on our Facebook page, our Parents Noticeboard and will be contacted directly. Good luck everyone!

Play Area Development

Swim For A Mile Challenge

On 29th March one of our parents, Robert Hogan, will swim a mile in Graigcullen swimming pool as part of the Swim For A Mile challenge. He will donate any money he raises to our school Play Area Development fund. We would like to say a huge thank you to Robert and wish him the very best of luck with this challenge! Please follow the link below if you would like to donate and please feel free to share and spread the word!


Beannachtaí na Féile Pàdraig

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! Tá súil againn go mbeidh deireadh seachtaine álainn agaibh.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Hope you all have a lovely weekend. ☘☘☘

Lá Glas Amárach

Lá glas amárach! Children are welcome to come to school wearing the colours of the Irish Flag. ☘🇮🇪☘

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