Our Christmas play for 2019 was the nativity story of ‘ The Magical Christmas Jigsaw’. Everyone from Junior Infants to sixth class had a part to play and worked very hard for weeks rehearsing lines and songs and organising costumes. The senior & middle rooms made some wonderful props including the toy seller’s stall, Herod’s throne and shields for the Roman soldiers ! Thanks to everyone who came to support the children on the day. We hope everyone enjoyed the performance.
As part of SPHE theme ‘Taking Care of My Body’ 3rd-
We were delighted to welcome past pupils Luke, Gary and Adam back to the school today to show the children the Connacht Minor trophy and the Ted Webb Cup. Congrats to the boys on all they have achieved with Mayo so far. We hope to have them back with even more silverware in the future
We are so proud of all the shoe boxes the children have donated to the Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal this year ! We are sure they will make many less fortunate boys and girls very happy this Christmas. Well done everyone !!
This year we have elected our very first Student Council in the school. The role of the student council is to act as a voice for students to share suggestions on how we can improve school life for everyone. The council is made up of students from 3rd-
A new Active Flag Committee has also been established with the goal of getting our school ‘more active, more often’. Following on from our first meeting the committee are introducing an ‘Active Break Time’ on Tuesdays and Thursdays. At lunch time, on these days, members of the committee will organise and supervise structured play activities in the Junior Yard with an emphasis on fun and participation. Don’t forget our slogan!!
Well done to Niamh and all the Ballinrobe U-
As the youngest student here in Cloonliffen Kody Walsh had the honour of making a donation, on behalf of the school, to Fr.Gilbert before his return to Rwanda. He was delighted to accept the donation towards school supplies for the local children and has promised to send us an update on how the funds were put to use. We wish him all the best in the future !
The children of 5th & 6th class were delighted to attend Lakeside Sport & Fitness Centre, who were hosting 'Youth Come & Try' as part of 'European Week of Sport', 23-
Friday 27th of September was European Day of Sport. We marked the day in Cloonliffen NS with lots of fun games as well as football training and swimming lessons !
Well done to all the children who took part in the South Mayo Cross Country competition on Thursday 12th Sept '19 at Ballinrobe Racecourse. Special congratulations to our medalist Molly Sheridan. Sincere thanks to all who helped organise this great event again this year.