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Kilmacrennan pupils launch CU Quiz 2018

Captain CU and staff of Letterkenny Credit Union visited Kilmacrennan NS this week to launch details of the 2018 Credit Union Quiz.  Kilmacrennan School was chosen to launch the local quiz as the school are the current All Ireland Champions.

The 2018 LK Credit Union Schools Quiz will be held in the Mount Errigal Hotel on Monday 29th January 2018 at 8pm.

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Christmas Schedule

Christmas Concert Times

The School Christmas Concert is scheduled for Tuesday, 19th December.

Junior Infants are starting at 10.00 (until 10.15), followed by Senior Infants @ 10.20am

First & Second Class shows will begin at 10.30am approximately, concluding shortly after 11am.

Third Class will start at 11.30am, followed by Fourth Class, starting at 12 noon.

Fifth & Sixth Classes will start at 1pm.

Christmas Draw

There will be a Christmas Draw on the day of the concert.  Tickets are priced at €2 each, or three for a €5.  Prizes will include a hamper, cake and other prizes.

Christmas Annuals

Annuals are available from class teachers @€2 per annual, if you so wish.

Santa to visit

Providing his caseload is on schedule, Santa will visit each class on Thursday, 21st December with a gift for each room.

Pantomime Tickets

Pantomime Tickets for the ‘Snow Queen’ show in An Grianan Theatre on Sat 13th January are selling well.  Please make sure to get your order in early!

Christmas Holiday Arrangements

The school will close on Friday, 22nd December and re-open on Monday, 8th January 2018.

 

 

Ho, ho, ho! Christmas Crackers from Fifth Class

 

What is Jack Frost’s favourite food?  I don’t snow (James)

Why does Santa have three gardens? So he can ho, ho, ho (Enda)

Did you hear the joke about the snowman? It’s snow joke ( Kerri)

When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving? In the dictionary (Dylan)

What do you call Santa if he goes down a lit chimney? Crisp Cringle

What do sheep say to each other at Christmas?  Happy Christmas to ewe

What medical condition can you get if you eat Christmas decorations? Tinsellitus

How did Santa describe the elf who refuses to take a bath?  He said he was elfully smelly!

 

Finally, two from Master Devenney

Q.How many presents can Santa fit in an empty sack?

a. One.  After that it’s not empty!

Q: Which Christmas carol do parents like the most?
A: Silent Night

Kilmac win County Quiz Final

Congrats to our school team on winning the Cumann na mBunscol County Quiz Final in the Mt Errigal Hotel in December,  Comhghairdeas le John James, Jack, Eilis agus Dan.

 

 

 

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Poetry Successes for Kilmac NS at ‘Guth Ghoill’ event

Comhghairdeas leis na páistí ó Scoil Náisiúnta Cill Mhic nÉanain a bhuaidh coirn, boinn agus teastaisí ag féile filíochta ‘Guth Ghoill’ sna Dúnaibh i Mí na Nollag.

Congratulations to the pupils from Kilmacrennan NS who participated in an Irish language poetry event in Downings recently.  The school enjoyed considerable success, winning six cups, numerous medals and certificates on the day.  Maith sibh

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Guth Ghoill/ Poetry Event

 

Filíocht Guth Ghoill; na Dúnaibh; 2ú Nollaig ag a deich a chlog.

The Guth Ghoill poetry competition will be held on Saturday, 2nd December in the Resource Centre, Downings (on Main Street, left-hand side, just past the Downings Bay Hotel).

Infants to Second Class start at 10 am in one room, while Third to Sixth will also start at 10 am in another room.

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Pantomime Night

The Letterkenny Pantomime Society will host a performance of ‘Snow Queen’ in An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny on Saturday, 13th January 2018.  Proceeds of this event are in aid of school funds.

We respectfully ask for your support with this fundraiser.

Road Safety Workshops

Many thanks to Louise from the Road Safety Authority who visited our school in November, providing entertaining and informative workshops for all pupils.

Christmas Music

 

 

A group of Fifth & Sixth Class pupils will perform a selection of tunes and Christmas songs at a Christmas Fair in the AIB Bank car-park, Letterkenny on Saturday, 2nd December.

 

Those participating should arrive by 1.50pm, bringing musical instruments and notes.

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Cheerios Breakfast Morning

Thursday Morning 20th September, Miss Ferry and her 6th class held a Cheerios Breakfast Morning in aid of Childline. They raised a total of €510.00 euro in total. A great morning had by all.

 

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  • School Holidays

    • Halloween Mid-Term 2018
      All schools will close from Monday 29th October 2018 to Friday 2nd November 2018 inclusive.
    • Christmas Holidays
      Closing on Friday 21st December 2018; Re-opening on Monday 7th January 2019.
    • Feb Mid-Term
      Closed on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February 2019.
    • St Patrick's Day
      Closed on Monday, 18th March 2019.
    • Easter Holidays
      Closing on Friday, 12th April; re-opening on Monday, 29th April.
    • Summer Closing 2019.
      Last day of term is June 21st 2019

      Please note that the above dates are subject to change.  In the event of unforeseen closures, the Board of Management may use the first three days of the Easter Holidays to catch up on missed school days.