Credit Union Art competition Winners
Congratulations to Amy Rose(6th Class) and Aoibhe(2nd class) who won prizes in the Credit Union Art competition.
The theme of this year’s competition was Imagination. Amy created a fabulous piece which explored the idea of ‘Kids rule the world’. Aoibhe described her pieces as a collection of doodles of her favourite things. Both girls received gorgeous prizes of certificates and art sets.
Amy’s artwork having won first place will be judged in the Credit Union regional final also. Congratulations again, they school are very proud of your accomplishments.
This week was rather busy in STT. We had Maths week, our Calendar photo shoot, our Halloween sponsored walk and we also plants daffodil bulbs for spring. Aistear has been in full swing in the Infant rooms also, check out the various pictures on the Infants page.
Well done to everyone who participated in all of the fantastic activities that took place this week.
Third and fourth class were busy this week learning about lines and angles. We went outside to make a right angle, an acute angle and an obtuse angle.
Juniors have been very busy this week as they have been practicing their fine motor skills and using their pencils markers.
Congratulations to all of the third class who made First Holy Communion last Sunday. The children were fantastic on the day, well done to everyone involved.
Best wishes to all of the children making their Confirmation on Sunday in Ballyporeen also.
Congratulations to the U12 ladies hurling team who won their sheild final last weekend. The girls visited our school on Wednesday afternoon. The senior class students were delighted to see their sheild and congratulate them. Well done to Úna and Amy Rose who played fantastically on the day. Congratulations also to all of the trainers and management of the team.
Take a look at some fabulous photos of this year's junior infants. The little boys and girls are amazing. They are enjoying their new class and they are fantastic to participate in activities. Hopefully they continue to enjoy their first few weeks in STT.
Congratulations to all of the Junior Infants who started school in Scoil Teampall Toinne today. The junior infants settled in fantastically. They were energetic and full of enthusiasm for their first day of big school.
Reminder the Junior Infants will finish school at the earlier time of 12.p.m until September 13th. On September 13th they will go home at the later time of 2.p.m.
Well done to all of the other students who returned to school today also. All of the teachers were delighted to welcome you all back to school today.
Welcome to our new member of staff Ms. Costigan who is teaching senior infants this year. Everyone in Scoil Teampall Toinne wishes Ms. Costigan the very best of luck for her future in Ballyporeen. Welcome back to Ms O' Doherty also, who will be teaching first and second class until Mrs. Quinlan returns soon.
The school will close tomorrow for our summer holidays. Children will finish at the earlier time of 12pm. We have had a lovely last week in school, we had our sports day, many classes visited the local playground, they got ice creams from an ice cream van and they visited Pat Russell's shop for ice cream as well. We were very lucky to have Conor Sweeney visit with the Munster cup also. Check out all of the pictures in the gallery.
Many thanks to all of the Junior Infant parents who visited our Infant induction evening last Friday after school. It was fabulous to meet the incoming infants and we hope your little children will get on terrifically in our school next year. :)
Best of luck to both the Confirmation and Communion classes who hope to make their Confirmation and Communion on July 5th and 17th respectively. We hope the children and their families have wonderful days. Many thanks to our local priest Fr. Bobby, Seamus and Ali who will provide the music and all of the staff and families involved for their participation.
Congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Nugent who is retiring this summer. Ms. Nugent has been an amazing teacher who has worked in Ballyporeen for many years. Her wealth of teaching experience and commitment to the school has been invaluable. From all of the staff and students in Scoil Teampall Toinne, we wish her every health and happiness in the future.
Best wishes also to Ms. O' Doherty who has been teaching first class since Christmas. Ms O' Doherty has gotten on excellently in our school and we wish her all the best in the coming year.
Many thanks to our students, staff, board of management, parents council and members of the community such as Seamus, Nancy, Joan and Rian who have generously given their time and hard work to help the children of our school. This year has been a challenging one for everyone and we hope that everyone has a safe and happy summer break. We look forward to seeing everyone back in school on August 26th 2021. Booklists and school calendar are available online on our key information page.
Today was an excellent day in STT as Conor Sweeney kindly visited our school with the Munster Cup. Conor participated in a variety of challenges against the children. Check out some of the videos below. He also answered a variety of questions during a special Q&A with the senior classes. Many thanks to Conor for visiting our school. It was a wonderful day enjoyed by all of the children.
All children from Juniors to Fifth class received their school calendar, book rental information and booklist for the next academic year this afternoon. Please check your child's school bag to make sure that you get all the aforementioned documents. Booklists, book rental and school calendar are also posted on our key information page on our website. They are also post below.
Please ensure that all book rental permission slips and fees are returned to the school by Friday June 25th 2021.
Sincere thanks to everyone who generously donated to our Irish Cancer society fundraiser. Hope the funds raised will be put to good use in the near future.
The teachers in our school will regularly post new blog posts keeping you up to date with all that is happening in Scoil Teampall Toinne.