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27 June 2011

School Bulletin No. 3 (2010-2011)

    Ø On the day we closed for the Easter holidays we had a “red and white” day to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis. We raised over €200 for this very worthy cause. Ø Thirteen children received the sacrament of Confirmation in Ovens church in May.

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13 June 2011

School Tours June 2011

June 8th Tralee (2nd, 3rd & 4th) In Crag cave we went way under ground, it was so cool – Katie. One of the most interesting things was digging up bones. We saw a real left femur bone of a man. – Robyn. We saw how people lived in Medieval times. – Ellen. We dug […]

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09 May 2011

Green Schools

Sept. 2010 We intend to apply for a Green Flag for our school next year. Towards that end we have begun to implement the Green Schools Programme. There are seven steps in this Programme. 1 .Green-Schools Committee 2. Environmental Review 3.  Action Plan 4.  Monitoring and Evaluation 5.  Curriculum Work 6.  Informing and Involving 7.  Green […]

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18 April 2011

School Bulletin No. 2 (2010-2011)

? We welcomed David Hayes who joined the teaching staff in Jan. 2011. ? The 3rd and 4th class children attended swimming classes in the leisure centre in the Castle Hotel in Macroom. We are very grateful to the parents who assisted with the supervision on these trips.

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29 March 2011

School Elections

In February the school held an election to elect school representatives. These representatives are to take any ideas the pupils may have to the teachers. Those elected will also sit on the committee for the Green Schools which we hope to start shortly. There were four candidates, John, Molly, Caoimhe and Thomas. The candidates had […]

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27 March 2011

Sciath na Scol 2011

Farran are in Roinn H along with seven other teams.Our first two matches were in Shanbally where we played Ringaskiddy and Shanbally and were delighted to come away with two wins. “Tús maith leath na hoibre”! Our success continued with a victory over Dripsey on March 29th . On April 4th we travelled to Crosshaven […]

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21 March 2011

Our Wormery

Our Wormery We the pupils of 5th and 6th class have been joined in our classroom by some new little pupils, worms!. For the past two weeks we have studied and recorded the wormery in the back of the classroom. We made the wormery to watch the worms movement and to see how they mix […]

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16 February 2011

Welcome Mr. Hayes

David Hayes joined the teaching staff of Scoil Naomh Muire on Jan.10th 2011. He was kind enough to agree to be interviewed by 5th and 6th class for their monthly news letter. This is his first time to teach 2nd class, so he is looking forward to preparing the children for their First Holy Communion, […]

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16 February 2011

Joan Riordan Retires

After 32 years teaching in Scoil Naomh Muire, Joan Riordan retired before Christmas 2010. The children of 5th and 6th class, in their monthly newsletter wrote a tribute to Joan. They discovered that some past pupils still have their “List Copy” and they still remember the magnificent nature table she made each year. She loved […]

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09 February 2011

Our New Year’s Resolutions.

The new year comes with lots of new responsibilities. We hope to have a very successful year in 2011. Firstly, we would like to be successful in academic areas, but as well as that we would like to be successful in sport. We hope to have luck with our hurling team and with the school […]

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