June News

ECubers Event

On Thursday June 23rd, Fifth Class students travelled to the University of Limerick to take part in an ECubers event.

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ECubers is an initiative developed by the engineering company, SL Controls, to foster the technical skills required for a career in engineering.

Building the future of engineers in Ireland with LEGO® SL Controls, one of Ireland’s leading Equipment Systems Engineering firms launched a new programme called ‘ECubers™’ at University of Limerick to encourage more students, particularly young women, to study and pursue careers in engineering. The programme aims to help foster the technical skills required for a career in engineering – using all-round favourite our picture shows Ella Bohannon & Isabella Crowley Fifth Class students at Knockanean NS from Ennis Co. Clare Picture Credit Brian Gavin Press 22

The children really enjoyed the day.  Read more about the ECuber’s workshop here.  The event made local and national newspaper headlines.  Click here to take a look at the article in The Irish Examiner.

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Fr. Pat Nugent visits Knockanean

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On Wednesday June 15th, a special visitor, the recently ordained Fr. Pat visited our school.  His mother taught in Knockanean for 40 years.  Read more and view some photos here.

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Sport’s Day

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It was an active and fun filled day on Wednesday June 22nd for Sport’s Day.  View some photos here.

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Division 1 Football Final Victory

20160613_141700_resizedWell done to the girl’s football team who won the Division 1 football final in Cusack Park.  Read more here.

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School Tours

It’s tour time! Read about the different excursions here.  More photos to follow

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Marion Keane Basketball Tournament

IMG_2300Well done to the Sixth Class boys and girls for taking part in the Marion Keane basketball tournament.  The girls got to the final.  Read more about the tournament here.

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic

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During the fine weather the Junior and Senior Infants enjoyed a Teddy Bear’s Picnic.  See more photos here.

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