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Christmas 2017 & PFA Christmas Fair

The PFA will host the annual Christmas Fair on Thursday 7th of December at 7.00pm. They have been working tirelessly preparing for this wonderful event and we wish to thank them for all that they do for our school community. We are getting very excited for Christmas here at Scoil Mhuire. Our school has been transformed into a winter wonderland. We wish all of our girls and families a wonderful Christmas and a happy and ...
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Vex Robotics 2017/2018

The preparations for the Vex Robotics competition are well and truly under way in Scoil Mhuire. Students from 5th and 6th class have been working on building our Stretch Robot and programming it for competition. The girls have also been researching the use of technology in the everyday lives of people and just how useful it really is. We are learning so much each week and are enjoying every step of the process. We are ...
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Are you ready for Halloween?

We are all ready for Halloween at Scoil Mhuire! We had a very exciting day on Friday - children were allowed to dress up for Halloween. Some teachers even joined in the fun. We raised some money for our PFA. We hope everyone stays safe over the mid term break and has a well deserved rest following all the hard work of September and October! ...
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School Closure

Scoil Mhuire will be closed again on Tuesday, October 17th 2017 following the directive of the Minister for Education (Hurricane Ophelia). https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2017-Press-Releases/PR2017-10-16a.html ...
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Scoil Mhuire will remain closed on Monday, October 16th 2017 in keeping with the directive from the Department of Education (Red Weather Alert). https://www.education.ie/en/Press-Events/Press-Releases/2017-Press-Releases/PR2017-10-15a.html ...
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Skip n Rope!!

Scoil Mhuire had two wonderful days of skipping in September. Mark McCabe from SkipnRope came and introduced his wonderful skipping techniques to each pupil in the school. The girls enjoyed the skipping sessions and it is wonderful to see them practising their skipping skills at lunch break. The aim is to introduce children and teachers to the world of skipping. Skipping is a terrific form of exercise that helps a child’s agility, balance, hand-eye co-ordination and ...
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A total of €3,800 worth of books have been purchased in Scoil Mhuire this September and will be enjoyed greatly by the children at home! Scholastic Books award a voucher worth 60% of this sales figure to Scoil Mhuire to spend on books for our school. We are delighted to have a generous budget this year to boost the books that are available in each of our classroom libraries for all the children to enjoy ...
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Scoil Mhuire Family Walk

The Parents and Friends Association would like you to join us for a fun-filled family walk in the Ballincollig Regional Park on Friday 22nd September at 6:30pm! Our walk will follow the marked Michael O'Donovan Running Route, starting at the Allotments car park. All children will receive a map of the park at the starting point, and there will be activity stations along the route. The Scoil Mhuire Family Walk is a fundraising activity; each ...
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Welcome Back!

Fáilte Romhaibh go léir! Our school year has got off to a wonderful start! The girls came into school on the first day of term full of their characteristic enthusiasm and good spirit! As a staff we keep saying it: our girls are an absolute pleasure to work with. Thank you for everything you do to make our school community the special place it is. Thank you for your attention to getting your daughter ready ...
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Crazy Hair Day!

Scoil Mhuire's Parents and Friends Association organised a really creative fundraiser this year on June 27th! We all really enjoyed the crazy hair day! ...
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