May2015

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Inaugural Castlehackett NS 8km Road Race/Walk

Date: May 31, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Events, News

The inaugural Castlehackett 8k Run will take place next Sunday 07 June 2015 at 12 noon. The course is in the foothills of the renowned Knockma and caters for seasoned runners and beginners alike. Walkers are also welcome. There will be also 1k fun run for U12’s at 11am. Registration is open now! Adults €15,…

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Our budding artists

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures

Some of the portraits drawn in a recent art class in the senior room.    

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Play dough fun

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures

Senior Infants making words with play dough. How about that for a way to practise your letter formation!  

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Postman Peter

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures

Peter Connolly (wearing a cap in the picture) delivered his last letter to our school last Thursday after 33 years service! We wish him well in his new position and we thank him for such a splendid service over the years. Best of luck to his replacement Morris Walsh. We look forward to meeting him…

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Swimming classes

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Activities, Pictures, Sport

Swimming classes will shortly be commencing again. It’s very encouraging to see all the progress the pupils are making and the enjoyment they derive from being in the water, which is good for both body and mind.  

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Bake me a cake!

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures

Many thanks to all the families who share buns and cookies with all the children(and the staff!) throughout the year. Simply delicious!  

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Matt Cunningham celebrates 50 years in the music business

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures

The pupils presented Matt Cunningham with specially designed and created clay pieces and cards to congratulate him on his 50 years in the music business and 30 years as a music teacher! What an achievement. Well done Matt.  

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Silverware Showcase

Date: May 8, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: News, Pictures, Sport

Last year was a very memorable one for our gaelic football and soccer teams here in Castlehackett NS. We have placed all of our winnings on display so as to rouse us as we commence defences of our titles in the days and weeks ahead! Best of luck to everybody involved!  

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Park & Stride

Date: May 3, 2015 Author: Castlehackett NS Categories: Pictures

Here are some recent pictures of our Park & Stride Green Flag Initiative. Well done to all who have participated so far – keep up the good work!    

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