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Meenkilly Christmas Message 2021 https://youtu.be/ePIs8s-Z8ro
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Christmas at Meenkilly National School Santa Dash concludes with Special Guests! As part of our Active Schools Programme and in anticipation of the school holidays, the students of Meenkilly dressed up in Christmas jumpers, Santa hats and hi-vis for some “Santa Dash” fun. This involved 
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Junior Entrepreneur Programme As a part of this programme, 5th and 6th class students work together as a team to develop a new product that they feel meets a niche in the market place or provides a solution to an everyday problem. Skills such as 
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Active Schools Active School Flag Award We are currently working towards the Active School Flag Award. The Active School Flag is awarded to schools which strive to achieve a physically educated and active school community. In November as part of working towards achieving the Active 
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Aistear Aistear is the early childhood curriculum framework for all children from birth to 6 years in Ireland. The framework uses four interconnected themes to describe children’s learning and development: Well-being; Identity and Belonging; Communicating; and Exploring and Thinking. Aistear provides information to assist practitioners, including 
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Adventures of 1st & 2nd Class We have 13 pupils in First class and 14 pupils in Second Class. Our teacher’s name is Linda Gleeson. We went on two walks around Caherhayes where we explored all the flora and fauna it has to offer. We 
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Late Late Toy Show 2021 One of the most awaited nights of the year has come and gone and this year our students enjoyed their treat boxes while watching Ryan and the gang perform.
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Harvest Time with Rang 3 & 4 Check out our 3rd and 4th classes working in our new poly-tunnel. Fr. Tony Mullins came out to visit the school and to bless our poly-tunnel while our students worked on planting and harvesting what’s growing in there. 
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Oíche Shamhna – Harvest Time Halloween Costume Day Harvest Time
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Fáilte go Rang a 5 & 6 Wonderful Water was the predominant theme this September and October.  We investigated the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico by simulating a marine environment. Working in teams, the students tested out their theories on how to 
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