Matt Molloy visits Newport NS

World renowned flute player Matt Molloy visited the school today to play us a few tunes and wish us a Happy Christmas A big THANK YOU to our guitar teacher Chris O'Malley for organising the visit #News #Music

THANK YOU from the Parent Association

The Parent Association were absolutely overwhelmed by the generosity of all the local businesses who supported their raffle yesterday by donating wonderful prizes for the draw, which took place after the Christmas Concert It says a lot for the community spirit here in Newport that local businesses are so supportive of the school community - and serves to remind us all how important it is to support these local businesses by shopping local at Christmas and all year round! The PA would also like to thank all the parents who brought in cakes and other goodies. Happy Christmas to one and all #News #PA #Xmas

Santa comes to Newport NS!

Today Santa visited Junior Infants! The boys and girls were so excited to see him! Thank you Santa for all the chocolate! #Xmas #Christmas #JuniorInfants20192020 #News

Christmas Concert 2019

What a lovely day we all had at the Christmas Concert! Thanks to everyone who helped in any way, including the Parent Association, all the staff, the pupils themselves, and of course the fantastic audience! #News #Xmas #Concert #XmasConcert #JuniorInfants20192020 #SeniorInfants20192020 #1stClass20192020 #2ndClass20192020 #3rdClass20192020 #4thClass20192020 #5thClass20192020 #6thClass20192020

Open Day and Evening at Rice College

Rice College will hold an OPEN DAY on Tuesday 28th January 2020, and an OPEN EVENING on Thursday 30th January 2020 - all sixth class boys and their families are welcome to come along! #News #6thClass20192020

Newport 300 Calendar

The children made a huge contribution the the Newport 300 Tri-centenary calendar, with their logo designs, which feature on the cover and inside the calendar itself. Three of the designs won prizes, so congratulations to Ashleigh, Liam and Winnie for their winning designs, and to all the children for their creativity and imagination The calendars are on sale in various locations, including the school. They cost just €5 each and can be bought from the school this week from Fiona the school secretary #News #PA

Concert REHEARSAL Day photos - 16th December 2019

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Christmas cards and decorations!

Our Early explorers were delighted with their salt dough decorations and christmas cards #Xmas #VisualArts #JunEx

Christmas Art

Our Early explorers have been busy decorating their room for Christmas #Xmas #Art #Display #JunEx

Newport Shepherds

On Friday 6th December, the children from 2nd Class visited the Newport Shepherds in Derradda, They saw an exhibition of sheep herding from Alan and Paul, and learned how sheepdogs help the farmers and how they are trained. They also got to meet the friendly sheepdog puppies and hold them. The children really enjoyed their visit and we would like to thank Alan and Paul for their warm welcome. #News #2ndClass20192020 #Schooltrip

Cake Sale & Raffle

The Parent Association will hold a fundraising cake sale and raffle on the day of Xmas concert 17 Dec. Parents are welcome to bake for this or donate raffle prizes, which can be dropped in to the school. The committee of the Parent Association are very grateful for your support #News #Xmas #PA #Fundraising

School Lunches

Time to order your child(ren)s school lunches for next term. You can view the full menu, and place an order for your child's lunch, by clicking the SCHOOL LUNCH icon on this page. The closing date for ONLINE ORDERING is Friday 13th December. You may change your order by simply completing a new online order before the closing date. #News #SchoolLunches #PA


Please note the new date for MMR and 4:1 Booster vaccinations for Junior Infants is MONDAY 20th JANUARY The forms sent home in November are still valid and we would appreciate if you could complete and return them before Christmas. #News #health #JuniorInfants20192020

New Board of Management

Newport NS has a new Board of Management which will run from Dec 2019 to Dec 2023. The Board members are: Joe McGovern Brid Chambers Fr. Tod Nolan Mary Noonan Martin Dillane Tina Conway John King Siobhan Mullowney We would like to welcome our new members, and take this opportunity to sincerely thank retiring members Frank Mulchrone, Majella Palasz and Aedín Halpin who gave their time and skills so generously to the school during their time on the Board. #News #BoardofManagement #BoM

Donate your old school bags!

As we mentioned last month, Noeline Haylett will be shipping backpacks and school bags to Ghana after Christmas, so we are asking parents to donate old or spare school bags they may have so that we can donate to Noeline and her great work with school children in Africa. PLEASE DROP YOUR BAGS IN TO THE SCHOOL ON THURSDAY 12th DECEMBER and leave them at the front of the school hall. At the end of that day, we will deliver the bags to Noeline. Thanks for your support. #News #GreenSchools #PA #charity

Climate Change Workshop

Members of our Green School Committee attended a workshop on Climate Change in Ballycroy National Park recently. They had lots of interesting ideas for initiatives to promote Sustainable Travel. #GreenSchools #Sustainabletravel #6thClass20192020

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