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Collection for Ukraine – March 4th 2022 Ar scáth a chéile a mhairimid. The pupils of Meenkilly NS, Preschool & School Community showed exemplary Global Citizenship this week for their collection for the people of the Ukraine 🇺🇦. Two van loads from our school community 
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Pancake Tuesday – March 1st 2022 As part of our Junior Entrepreneur (JEP) Programme & Green Schools Initiative, our local Dragon’s Den judge, Maura Murphy O’Connell from Murphy’s Bakery was on hand to help. Third to sixth class pupils thoroughly enjoyed the pancakes! Hats off 
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Lá Glas 2022. As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge here in Meenkilly we celebrated Lá Glas. All of the páistí in our school dressed up in green & we danced the morning away with a Meenkilly Céilí.
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World Book Day – March 4th 2022 On Friday March 4th, all pupils in Meenkilly National School dressed up as their favourite character to celebrate World Book Day 2022. 
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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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