Archive for January, 2016

Enrolment of pupils for the 2016-’17 school year

Kilmacrennan N.S.Enrolment.
Applications for the enrolment of new pupils in Kilmacrennan N.S. for the 2016-’17 school year took place in the school on Thursday, 4th February 2016. Birth and Baptismal Certificates, as well as PPSN, were required upon enrolment. (The closing date for applications was Wednesday 17th February 2016).  All applicants will be informed of the decision of the Board of Management during the month of March.

 

If there are further available places, Round Two applications, for applicants who apply between February 18th and March 30th, will be informed of the decision, during the month by May.  A Round Three application process may follow, subject to the availability of places.

 

 

 

Tráth na gCeist Boird.

Bhí tráth na gceist Gaeilge ar siúl i Halla na Scoile ar na mallaibh.  Bhí na ceisteanna go léir tré mhéan na Gaeilge.  Is do dhaltaí ó rang a trí go rang a sé a bhí an tráth na gceist ann.  Bhí ard-chaighdéan ann ar an lá.  Tá na buaiteoirí le feiceáil sa ghrianghraf.

School qualifies for debating competition semi-final

The inaugural Donegal Primary Schools Debating League began recently with Scoil Cholmcille, Kilmacrennan taking on Scoil Náisiunta Glassan in the first round of the competition. The standard of debating was of an extremely high nature with Kilmacrennan N.S. finally winning out. Kilmacrennan N.S. proposed the motion that school uniforms were a good idea while the students of Glassan argued against the motion.   Many thanks also to the judges on the day, Mr Michéal Murray and Mr Cathal Greene for their time and expertise.

The second round of the Concern/ Donegal Education Centre debating competition took place in Fintown recently.  The opposition were Drimnacrosh school, from near Glenties.  There was a high standard of public speaking evident on the day.  Kilmacrennan won out by the narrowest of margins, successfully shooting down the notion that social media is making us anti-social.

Kilmacrennan School were pitted against Drummand N.S. in round three of the competition. Our school carried the motion that Televisions should be allowed in children’s bedrooms and we have now qualified for the semi-final stage of the all-county competition

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  • School Holidays

    • 2018-'19 School Re-opening
      Wed 29th August 2018.
    • 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.