Archive for November, 2017

5th and 6th Class Tag Rugby

5th and 6th class did Billis NS proud in their tag rugby blitz last Friday, November 24th. The cold weather didn’t dampen their spirits! Thanks to Fiona Hanley for helping supervise on the day.


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Dog Safety Workshop

Paul, an education officer from Dogs’ Trust Ireland and his furry companion, Magic, came to our school on Thursday 23rd November. They provided each classroom with an informative workshop on dog safety. Paul also informed the children about the items and qualities that are required to be a good dog owner.

More information about Dogs’ Trust Ireland can be found by clicking on the link below.

Dogs Trust


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Book Fair Competition

Well done to our book fair voucher winners 2017. As part of the competition, Infants-2nd class designed a book cover and 3rd-6th class completed a book review. Well done to all the pupils for taking part!

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Music Mondays

Music Mondays is a new initiative in the school which involves popular chart music being played over the playground at lunchtime on Mondays. It encourages the children to be active and links to the dance strand of the curriculum.

It has proven very popular with everyone so far as some of the dance moves below will show:

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Book Fair

Book Fair at Billis NS next week from Tuesday 21st – Friday 24th November.  It is a great opportunity to buy books as Christmas gifts and to encourage your child’s interest in books and reading.  The school also benefits as a percentage of books sold is given in free books to the school.  Parents are also welcome to come in at lunchtime, 12.30pm – 1.00pm on Wednesday 22nd or 2.40pm to 3.10pm. on Thursday 23rd.

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Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Thank you to all the parents and pupils who completed shoeboxes for the Team Hope Christmas appeal!

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Bailieboro Community School Open evening

See link below for details of Bailieboro Community Post Primary school Open Evening

Bailieborough Community School

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Anglo Celt Article about Health Promoting School Flag Raising

We got a great write up in the Anglo Celt this week! Thank you again to all the parents who helped out on Friday and who helped make it a lovely afternoon.

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