Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017   During the month of March we had fun celebrating Seachtain na Gaeilge 2017.    After six weeks of Irish Dancing lessons, all the children showcased their dancing talents at a Céilí Mór.    The children in the Infant classes modelled their éadaí deasa in a Seó Faisin. The children in second and third class gave excellent commentaries ‘as gaeilge’.

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Green Schools Progress

Le Chéile NS is currently in the process of applying for our Green Schools Travel flag. Mrs. McInerney has been working hard in devising a programme to best suit our school. We have also set up a students’ committee consisting of Ryan McNamara, Jade McCormack, Leroy Byrne, Reece Doherty, Colin Hogan, Charlie O’Mara and Willie Casey. Both Galvone NS and Southill Junior School had numerous

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Friendship Week 2017

Friendship Week is a human rights education and fundraising event, especially for primary school students! Friendship Week 2017 takes place from February 13th-17th. This year, our resource pack includes extra activities for your classroom and the whole school, and a focus on the human rights of migrants and refugees. Selling or buying a €2 Friendship Week bracelet is one way for students to get involved

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Sing Out With Strings

The Sing Out With Strings ‘Le Cheile” orchestra were working very hard last term, as well as their school performances, they were busy performing in different community settings around Limerick. In October they played for residents in the Milford Care home, impressing everyone with their manners and music, in November they performed at the glitzy Limerick Chamber of Commerce annual dinner in the Strand Hotel and

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A Work of Art ……….

Art is a way of making and communicating meaning through imagery. It is a unique symbolic domain and is a discipline with its own particular demands and core of learning. Art is a natural and enjoyable way of extending and enriching the child’s experience of the world. At Le Chéile, we try to be as creative as possible with our Art lessons. Throughout the

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

This year, yet again, we took part in the annual “Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal”. Once again, fantastic generosity was shown throughout the school community. We donated over 30 shoeboxes, packed with varying toys, destined for children in developing countries. At times, we don’t realise how lucky we are and it’s great to see such support and kindness to be shown towards those who are less

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Science Week 2016

Science Week 2016 2016 marks the 21st year of Science Week; a national, annual event that celebrates the fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  This year, Science Week 2016 takes place from the 13th to 20th November. There will be lots of events happening across the country which you can find out more about on www.scienceweek.ie. Science Week Investigating Light Themed Framework

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Official Opening of Le Chéile NS

A new “state-of-the-art” school on Roxboro Road in Limerick was officially launched this week by Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, four months after hundreds of pupils settled into the new facility. The Le Chéile National School is an amalgamation of Galvone National School and Southill Junior School next to the old Glavone National School building, where Gaelscoil Sheoirse Clancy

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016

Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016   During the month of March we celebrated Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016. The children took part in a variety of Irish Language, culture and sporting related activities e.g. Irish Céilí dancing, hurling, camogie, An Cic Fada, as well as Irish writing and art competitions. The children in Infants modelled their éadaí deasa in a Fashion Show (Seó Faisin). The children

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Cyberbullying Information

Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles. Here are

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