After Halloween Junior Infants, Senior Infants, Fifth and Sixth classes will have an Irish dance class each week for six weeks. Orla Byrne will teach the classes
Music Generation starts back on Tuesday 5th September for every Tuesday throughout the year
Junior Infants 9.30am
Senior Infants 10.00am
1st Class 10.30am
2nd Class 11.30am
3rd Class 12.00pm
4th Class 12.30pm
Cross Country races will commence at lunchtimes after Halloween for 1st-6th classes. There will be one race each week for six weeks with a little distance added each week. We hope that all children will participate and enjoy the runs
5th/6th Class Every Tuesday Lunchtime
3rd/4th Class. Every Thursday Lunchtime
1st/2nd Class. Every Friday Lunchtime
Motion: All children in Ireland should have the right to a local playground
Proposing: Shanganamore National School
Opposing: The Heath National School
Date: Friday 24th November ‘23
To celebrate the end of Readathon Month, we are having a non uniform day on Friday 24th November. Children can wear in comfy clothes or their PJs.
Round 6 Championship Boys 2: Portarlington Vs The Heath @ 2pm On Pitch 1 in O Moore Park On Thursday 23rd
Round 2 Shield Boys 1: Ballylinan Vs The Heath @ 3pm On Pitch 1 in O Moore Park on Thursday 23rd
The month of November is reading month. The school encourages children and parents to get reading for the month. Activities in school will include book swaps, daily challenges, quizzes, an online book fair and paired reading. With regard to the paired reading infant parents will be invited to come in on Thursday mornings from 9.05-9.30 to read with their child.
On 29th November Laois Library will host story time to our Junior and Senior Infants from 9.30am-10.30am.
Welcome to Reading month!!
To promote engagement with and love of reading we are running a number of initiatives
in school during November. We hope that all children will benefit from and enjoy
engaging with Reading Month.
Reading challenge – Can the pupils read for 50,000 minutes in November??
Through daily DEAR time in school and some reading at home we hope we can
reach this massive target. Sponsorships cards are provided and should be
returned by Dec 3rd . Only one card per family needs to be returned.
Dear time follows intercom announcement at 11.25
Online Book Fair
Follow the link below, if you wish to order books from the Scholastic Bookfair.
Parents can pay securely online, books are delivered to your child in school and
the school will receive 20% of the order value in FREE books for our school.
Guess the book from the clues/blurb.
Listen out to the intercom!!!
Take a photograph of you reading in an unusual place.
Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Can you solve the title of the mystery book from this anagram??? Daily challenge on intercom.
Art Competitions: Design a bookmark, character or book cover.
Quizzes : Will be added to Reading month folder on drive
Paired reading within your own class
Weekly Reading Club at lunch : Week 1 Wed 10 TH Nov 11am 3 rd Class
Week 2 wed 17th Nov 11am 4th Class
Week 3 Wed 24th Nov 11am 5th Class
Week 4 wed 1st Dec 11am 6th class
Ballyroan Vs Heath Boys @1pm on Thursday 16th November. Bus leaves at 12.15pm
The Parents Council are organising a clothing collection from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th November. Any old clothes can be dropped in bags to the school during these dates. We raised €468.00
Junior and Senior Infants will take a trip to Playtown, Tullamore on Wednesday 15th November. The cost is €18 per child which can be paid online via the Aladdin app
The bus will leave the school at 9.15am and will return between 1pm-1.30pm
All news by Scoil an Fhraoich Mhóir news team.