Interenet Safety

The 7th of February is Internet Safety Day. Some classes will be exploring ways of keeping safe online. We also will receive an Internet Safety wristband. We have lots of resources for both children and adults on our Internet Safety page
A popular site is Webwise where you can learn all about the internet with Niamh and Fionn through videos and quizzes. 1st and 2nd class had great fun working on “What is the Internet?” today. We will explore more during the week. 

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Credit Union Quiz

Our quiz teams did us proud last Friday night at the local credit union quiz . The junior team came fourth and kept  us on the edge of our seats for a half an hour as they  battled through 6 tie breakers  for third place . The senior team came second and will go on to the next round .

Well done to all the pupils ,parents and teachers involved.

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Saint Brigids Crosses

The assembly hall at school was a sea of rushes last Tuesday as the sixth class pupils helped all the pupils in the school to make a cross to mark the start of Spring and the feast day of our patron ,Saint Brigid .

Father Kieran came down to bless the crosses before all the children brought them home to their families and friends .

Here are a few photos from the day . 

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation for 2nd Class

The Story of Zacchaeus

Best of luck to 2nd Class who will be receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation on Thursday 2nd of February at 7pm in St. Patrick’s Church
2nd Class children have been invited to mass at 9.30am on Thursday morning. Please have your child to school on time, to get the bus to the Church for 9.20am. After the mass the children will have a short rehearsal for the Sacrament and then return to school. 

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Green-Schools Elections Global Awareness, Litter and Waste

In previous themes we have received Green flags for Recycling (2005), Energy (2007), Water (2009), Travel (20011) and Biodiversity (2015).
What is Global Citizenship?

Our New Green Schools Committee 2016/2017

4th class election winners Seamus and Abigail.

4th class candidates for election

Julianne, our 6th class election winner

3rd class election candidates

Gerry and Sandra, our 3rd class election winners

5th class election candidates

Luke is congratulated as he wins the 5th class election

6th class election candidates

Global Citizenship will enable us to discover how our work has influenced people and their local environments worldwide. As Global Citizenship is such a broad theme it is linked to all previous themes we have worked on. We are required to focus on the Litter & Waste aspect of Global Citizenship first.
Today we had great fun in school as we elected 6 more members to our Green-Schools Committee. Many thanks to all candidates in the election. We heard some great speeches and our classrooms are very colourful with posters and canvassing!

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Do This in Memory Mass for 2nd Class Children

The next “Do This in Memory” mass is on Sunday 22nd January at 10am in St. Patrick’s Church. All 2nd class children are asked to attend. 2nd class children must bring their coloured sheet of the apostle Simon with them. Children who have jobs need to be there at 9.45am

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SelfieCop

Selfie Cop is a new app which can teach children safer camera behaviour. SelfieCop reminds kids to Stop-&-Think every time they take or share a photo. It’s also free. You can read more on https://www.selfiecop.com. Here are some useful posters  and information about the new app. 


SelfieCop – Learning

SelfieCop App – FAQs
SelfieCop App – poster 1
SelfieCop App – poster 2

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Matilda and Friends

Please support the Musical “Matilda and Friends” produced by our very talented director Jack Cronin in 6th Class and starring The Kilmoremoy Kids Drama Group The musical will be held on Monday 30th of January at 7pm in The Ballina Arts Centre. Doors from 6.30pm. You can book your ticket from the Arts Centre or from the school. The group have already performed in the Merry Monk recently to a sold out house so now’s your chance to see it again. Looking forward to seeing you all there. Proceeds go towards Culleens NS. 

Here is the article which featured in the Western People with the cast and crew. 

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Lastest Christmas Videos

Check out our latest Christmas videos:
1. Christmas Carol Service which was held on 20th December 2016 in St. Patrick’s Church.

Christmas Carol Service 2016 from Culleens NS on Vimeo.

2. 5th Class Play which was produced by Mr Duffy – Brian the Grumpy Christmas Tree.

Brian the Grumpy Christmas Tree 2016 from Culleens NS on Vimeo.

3. 5th Class Play which was produced by Mr Duffy – Almost the Christmas Story.

Almost the Christmas Story – 5th Class 2016 from Culleens NS on Vimeo.

You can see more videos from Culleens NS by clicking here.

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Halloween Assembly

Our Halloween Assembly is now on our Video page. Click on the videos to look at them. You can see more videos from Culleens by clicking here

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