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Kilmyshall N.S.

Enrolment for School Year 2018-19 Now Open
For an application form to enroll your child for the new school year in September please contact our secretary in the office on 0539377451 or fill in our online form in the 'new parents' section and we'll post a form to you.

5km Run & 5 km Family Walk

Sunday 15th May 2016

We need your help fundraising for our final fundraiser of the year 2015/16

Registration 10.30am-11.30 @ Kilmyshall N.S.

Event begins at 12 noon, Followed by Family Fun Day

5km run is a timed event

Registration Fee 10 euro

Weekly handwriting award.

4th March 2016.
Well done to this weeks best/most improved hand writers. Be proud of your achievement and keep up the good work.

26th February 2016.
Congratulations to this weeks recipients of most improved/best handwriting award.
Well done & keep up the good work.

12th February 2016
This weeks recipients. Well done to all for the most improved/best handwriting this week.

5th February 2016
This weeks recipients of the best/most improved handwriting award. Congratulations!

29th January 2016
This weeks recipients of the best/most improved handwriting award. Well done to all.

22nd January 2016
Congratulations to this weeks recipients.

15th January 2016.
The new year sees the return of the weekly best/most improved handwriting award winners.
Congratulations to this weeks recipients.

4th December 2015.
Congratulations to this weeks best/most improved handwriting award winners.

27th November 2015
This weeks recipients of the best/most improved handwriting award. Well done to all.

Congratulations to this weeks best/most improved handwriting recipients.

Many congratulations to the boys and girls who received last weeks best/most improved handwriting award. 

We will be presenting these trophies every Friday to the children who are striving to use their best handwriting in all their school and homework.

Presentation of National Flag and Proclamation of Independence.

posted 2 Dec 2015, 12:23 by Kilmyshall Ns

There were some very special visitors in school on Thursday, Sgt David O’Flaherty and Private Eoin Stapleton arrived to present the school with the Irish flag and Proclamation of Independence to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising next year.

The youngest child in the school was presented with the National flag and the eldest child received a copy of the Proclamation of Independence.

Sgt O’Flaherty was very happy to see the half century Proclamation, which was presented 50 years ago to the school on display in our school hall.

The children had an opportunity to ask questions and as well as learning about our National flag and 1916, they learnt some very interesting facts about army life.

To round off a wonderful morning two children played “Boolavogue” on the banjo and accordion, then the children sang “Grace”, written by written by Sean and Frank O'Meara (famously performed by Jim McCann)to close the ceremony everyone stood proud and sang “Amhrán na bhfiann”.

It was a very memorable morning and we will proudly hang our newly presented national flag in March 2016 along with every other National school in Ireland.


Tea Day in Aid of Kilmyshall NS

posted 27 Jul 2015, 02:27 by Kilmyshall Ns   [ updated 27 Jul 2015, 02:32 ]

Bunclody Country Market will hold a 'tea day' on Saturday 1st August 2015 10am-1pm.
All proceeds from this event will go towards Kilmyshall National School.
A lovely morning promised for all attendees!
Bunclody Country Market

In aid of Kilmyshall N.S.

On Saturday August 1st

10 1pm

St. Aidans Hall, Bunclody

Parents' Council Bag Packing

posted 25 Jul 2015, 08:06 by Kilmyshall Ns   [ updated 25 Jul 2015, 08:10 ]

Bag Packing will take place Friday 31st July and Saturday 1st August in SuperValu Bunclody.

If you are free to help out please contact:
Marie Doyle, Rita Pender, Kelly Lennon or Yvonne O' Leary.

Thank you for your support!

School Uniform Survey

posted 27 Apr 2014, 08:17 by Kilmyshall Ns   [ updated 27 Apr 2014, 08:20 ]

Parents are asked to complete this short survey about our school uniform. It's just three short questions! Only one response is required from each household! Please click on the link below to submit your response.

Kilmyshall National School Uniform Survey

New Two Classroom Extension

posted 9 Apr 2014, 13:01 by Kilmyshall Ns   [ updated 27 Apr 2014, 08:28 ]

Kilmyshall National School is delighted to announce that we will be extending the school building with two new classrooms this year. The project is currently at the planning stages and we hope to begin building in July 2014.
We were also fortunate enough to receive funding as part of the Summer Works Scheme to upgrade the electrics of the existing school building, We aim to run a number of fund-raisers in the coming months in order to extend the school's car-parking facilities and erect a glass canopy to act as an 'external corridor' for the school.
This is the beginning of a very exciting phase of the school's history. . .
Please keep an eye on our website for regular updates! 
Below is an idea of how our school will look when the classrooms are finished..

Enrolment OPEN

posted 11 Jan 2013, 11:03 by Kilmyshall Ns

Kilmyshall NS Dress Funny for Money!

posted 2 Dec 2012, 12:46 by Kilmyshall Ns   [ updated 8 Jan 2013, 11:21 ]

Kilmyshall was overrun by witches, wizards and ghosts this week as Kilmyshall National School held their annual fancy dress day. The school decided to raise funds for the very worthy children’s charity Barnardos. Kilmyshall NS joined many schools from all over the country in dressing up on Friday 26th October and collecting money to donate to Barnardos.

As part of the Greenschools project the school offered prizes to the children who made an effort to make their own costume using recycled materials from home. Lots of effort went into all of the costumes and it was very difficult to choose the best ones. All of the children and staff of Kilmyshall NS had a “Witches’ Walk” around the community of Kilmyshall to show off their wonderful costumes. The children had a great day playing traditional Hallowe’en games and raised in excess of 200 for charity.

The school’s charity work will continue in the run up to Christmas with the Teamhope Christmas Shoebox Appeal. The children and their families are busy making up shoeboxes of gifts for children in less fortunate countries.

Safety Day in Kilmyshall NS

posted 21 Mar 2012, 14:19 by Kilmyshall Ns

On Thursday, 15th March, we had a Safety themed day in our school.  The local firemen came to school and brought the fire brigade along too!  A local Garda visited also.  Both groups talked to us about road safety and fire safety.  The children were given hi-visiblity jackets and armbands by the RSA to wear.  We got a tour of the fire brigade and some pupils even got to use the water hose!  The whole school then went on a walk around the locality to promote road safety.  A big thank to the firemen and Garda who made our day possible and enjoyable.

Kilmyshall NS in top five finalists for National Competition!

posted 16 Oct 2010, 11:08 by Kilmyshall Ns   [ updated 26 Oct 2010, 04:41 ]

Our school has been chosen to be one of five finalists in the Irish Independent 'Building for the Future' national competition.  However, as of yet, we do not know what we have won.  Four of the five finalists are guaranteed a prize of a Smartboard worth €5,000, a flat screen TV and a sound system.  The top prize is €20,000 for the school!!  We are thrilled to be one the five finalists!  A huge 'Congratulations' to Mrs Fox and the 3rd/4th class (2009-2010) who put a huge amount of work into the project.  Thank you to Joe and Catherine O'Reilly, SuperValu, Bunclody who so kindly gave of their time to help us complete the project.
We look forward to November 10th when representatives from the Irish Independent will visit the school to present the prize!!!

posted 16 Oct 2010, 10:52 by Kilmyshall Ns   [ updated 16 Oct 2010, 11:12 ]


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