November News

Artist Philip Morrison

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We were delighted to welcome the artist Philip Morrison to our school.  Recently, we have been studying his paintings and trying to replicate them.  It was great to meet the man in person! Read about his visit and view some photos here.

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Learning about Aviation

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First and Second class enjoyed a visit from two parents who work in the aviation sector.   Read about some of the interesting things they learned here.

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New Beginnings

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New beginnings for Mrs. Colleran as she embarks on her retirement after many happy years in Knockanean.  The occasion was marked in the school at a special ceremony.    Congratulations Colette and wishing you the best in this next phase of your life.   Read more about a special day in Knockanean and see some photos here.

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Intel Mini Scientist

Well done to the pupils of Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Class who all participated in the recent Intel Mini-Scientist Competition.  They put a great effort into their projects and put on a super exhibition for parents, teachers and the younger pupils.  The judges were very impressed by their efforts.  Well done to  Caitríona  Warner, Elin Blake and Caitlín Hogan for achieving second place with their project ‘The Water Wheel’.   Congratulations to Sam Prendeville, Thomas Barry and Conor Hurley who will go on to represent the school in the regional finals in Intel Shannon on December 9th with their project ‘Germ Shield’.  Read more and view some photos here.

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