This week was no exception as our students pulled out all the stops to work hard and help others while in school. Our well deserved winners of star students and citizens of the week are Harry Altree; Ella Mulvany; Jack Lyons; Abbie Smyth; Luke McGrath; Michael Davis; Thomas Joyce; Tyler Byrne and Emily Joyce.
Congratulations to all of our award winners over the past two weeks. Our star student and good citizen awards encourage children to be the best they can and to help others as much as possible. Well done to Charolette, Jack, Ellie-May, Kate, Oisin, Bobby, Dillara, Cian, Ellie, Abbie, Madison, Bogdan, Rory, Julia, Harry, Kelsey, Kendall and Rory.
St Joseph’s NS student council are in the process of organising friendship week, which will take place from the 5th to 7th June. There is great excitement as the children on the student council with their teachers Ms Howard and Ms O’Connell prepare for a Teddy Bear’s Picnic which the whole school are invited to. Other surprise events are in the pipeline too! Well done to Amy, Kate, Kendall, Peter, Lee, Oran, Jenelle and Heidi on their great work so far.
Congratulations to our 5 a-side soccer squad, managed by Ms Howard, on qualifying for the FAI Spar 5 a-side county finals. The girls played a stormer in the qualifiers winning three out of four games. The very best of luck in the finals next Wednesday. #stjosephs #soccer #fai #spar
We are very proud of Kate Ryan, Cian Weekes, Emily Kelly and Aaron Byrne who represented St. Joseph’s NS this week at the county Mini Sevens. Kate, Cian, Emily and Aaron completed skills test and played football/hurling against schools from across Carlow to be in with a chance to play in Croke Park on the occasion of the biggest games in the GAA calendar. Hopefully we will see you in Croke Park!
Congratulations to this weeks winners of the Good Citizens & Star Students. Kayleigh Keogh, Bogdan Galos, Mia Cahill, Jake Mooney, Kate Byrne; Kelsey Walsh; Nathan Flynn, Rory Doyle, L.J. Coleman & Nicole Hennessy. All children displayed great manners, involved in sport, excellent effort in class and being kind to others.
Congratulations to Jake Mooney who won the book voucher presented by the parents association.
We are very excited to showcase our 2nd – 6th class students having great fun during Seachtain na Gaeilge week 2019 with the rendition of “Shotgun”. Their happy faces showed just how much they enjoyed the week.
The school was a hive of activity as students took part in loads of events as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge.
Gaelgoiri na Seachtaine – students who won awards for making the best effort to speak Irish during the week! Well done Sienna Mae Connolly; Abbie Walsh; Kate Byrne; Lily Connolly and Jack Kane
Winners of the senior and junior gaeilge spelling bee were Heidi King and Conor Forde. Well done to both students. #spellingbee
Trath na gCeist. Congratulations to Sophie Walsh; Peter Kavanagh; Cian Weekes; Aoibh Johnson; Billy Hurney; Ross Doyle; Kendall Walsh and Tadhg Johnson.
St Jospeh’s NS was practically an Irish speaking school by the end of Seachtain na Gaelige.
Celebrating national book week took centre stage at St Joseph’s NS. Children were asked to dress as their favourite book character and they did that in full force. Well done to every child who joined in the fun and created such an extra great atmosphere in school to celebrate national book week. #nationalbookweek#stjosephsns
Congratulations to Kayla Mulvany, Ashton Daly and Saoirse O’Toole who took part in one of our many reading programmes. The programme commenced in September and the participants are now love reading all their favourite books. Well done on working so hard for Ms Lawlor.