Archive for December, 2014

Christmas Raffle

Thank you to the Parents`Association for organising a Christmas Raffle to raise funds to update our school computers.  They raised a total of €573 ! Thank you to all the families who supported the raffle so generously.

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Carol Service

Thank you to all the parents and relations who took the time out of their busy day to come and enjoy our Carol Service on Wednesday afternoon.  They enjoyed a lovely afternoon of Carols, Bible readings, a Nativity Play, Poems, songs and a sketch on the meaning of Christmas.  Well done to all the children on their beautiful singing and performances.

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Santa visits Billis NS!!

Th children in Billis received a surprise visit from Santa today! He arrived with tins of chocolates and biscuits for the children before heading back to the North Pole to finish preparing for Christmas Eve!

Safe Travelling Santa!

Santa visits Billis!

Santa visits Billis!

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‘Humph the Camel’ Nativity Musical

We had great fun performing the Nativity Musical ‘Humph the Camel’ for our family and friends today!

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Christmas Tree Decorations

Junior and Senior Infants worked very hard to make these lovely Christmas tree decorations for their Mums and Dads. We made our own salt dough using flour,water and salt. You can make your very own salt dough decorations at home. Click on the instructions below!


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Christmas Stocking

1st and 2nd classes decorated stockings for Christmas.

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Here we are with our stockings and fireside display!

Here we are with our stockings and fireside display!



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Carol Singing in St Joseph’s Nursing Home

Well done to all the boys and girls from 3rd to 6th class who went Carol Singing to St Joseph’s Nursing home today.  The residents enjoyed their visit!

The residents of St Joseph's Nursing Home enjoyed a break from their usual routine today!

The residents of St Joseph’s Nursing Home enjoyed a break from their usual routine today!

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3rd & 4th Class Soccer tournament

Some boys from 3rd & 4th Class traveled to Cavan Army Barracks today to take part in an FAI indoor soccer blitz.  They did themselves and the school proud as they got to the final against stiff competition from much bigger schools! Well done boys!

Didn't they do well!

Didn’t they do well!

Many thanks to Graham Mills and Garvin Hanley for transporting them and supervising them for the day and also to Ruth Lochaden and VidaMcCauley for helping with the transport.

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Christmas is coming!!

We made bird feeders and paper cone angels this week. We are very excited about Christmas in the Infant Room!!!

Bird Feeders

Bird Feeders


You can make your own bird feeders at home by clicking on this link which contains the instructions




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Local history

Herbert Stewart came in to school to tell us about the history of our school and the local area. He also showed us interesting artefacts, a very old fossil and lots of photographs.

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