Archive for 3rd & 4th Room

Credit Union Quiz

The annual Credit Union Table quiz took place on Friday 27th January in the Lakeside Manor Hotel. Five teams from Billis NS took part- Three teams in the U13 Category and two teams in the U11 Category. We are delighted to say that we came in 3rd place in both categories.

 

Well done to all the children who took part!

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Science Trip

Today 3rd-6th class went on a trip to Belturbet Town Hall to participate in ‘Earth Science Labs’ run by The Marble Arch Caves Geobal Geopark.

The children took part in experiments based on volcanoes, earthquakes, caves, fossils and meteorites.  sam_4258 sam_4262 sam_4264 sam_4269 sam_4272 sam_4260 sam_4266

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SENIOR SCHOOL TOUR

3rd-6th classes enjoyed their school tour to The Crystal Maze on Friday 6th May.

The focus of the tasks was on team work and co-operation and the skills involved both physical and mental challenges.

Crystals were awarded on successful completion of each task. Extra crystals could be earned for good behaviours, excellent team work etc.

All classes were awarded a crystal trophy for the school in recognition of their efforts on the day.

 

 

 

 

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World Book Day Wednesday 3rd March

Today is World Book Day!

For homework the children are encouraged to “Curl up with a Book”.  It would be great if you could do the same!

Thank you to all the children who made such an effort to dress up today.  We had some wonderful costumes.  Mrs Barbara Smith happened to drop in and she picked the winners and Mary Poppins dropped by to give out the prizes! Unfortunately we couldn’t give everyone a prize but whether you won a prize or not, everyone who dressed up are winners in our eyes!

Happy Reading!

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Gaeolgóirí na Míosa

Gaelgóirí na Míosa

Gaelgóirí na Míosa  Eanair 2016

Comhghairdeas do na daltaí sa ghrianghraf. Bronnadh duais orthu mar bhí siad ag caint a lán Gaeilge.

 

 

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Sports Day

We had great fun on Sports Day.

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We enjoyed our ice-cream

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Senior Tour June 2015

On Tuesday 16th June the pupils from 3rd to 6th class and the teachers all headed off on their school tour to Newgrange and Funtasia Waterpark in Drogheda.

It was ideal weather and an enjoyable day was had by all.

At Newgrange:

Feeding time at the zoo at Funtasia Waterpark!!

Newgrange Falconry:

We all got to hold the owls and pet them.  Some of us got to hold the falcon! I don`t know who was more scared, the falcon or Mrs Devine!

 

 

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Basketball with Brian

A big thank you to Brian who has been coaching the pupils  from 1st to 6th class in Basketball skills for the past number of weeks.  He finished up with a mini blitz on Thursday 11th June.

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National Bike Week June 2015

As part of National Bike Week pupils from 4th and 5th class took part in a bike safety and training course on Thursday 11th June,  which was funded through Cavan Sports Partnership.   The pupils brought their bikes to school and enjoyed learning lots about bike safety and how to look after their bikes etc.

A big thank you to Jason, Peter and Philip from Cúchulainn Cycling Club, in Dundalk,  who came along to facilitate the day.

National Bike Week

National Bike Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Billis Parish Church

On Monday children from every class in the school visited Billis Parish Church. We explored every part ot the church both inside and outside. A special thanks to Rev. Craig and Rev. Christiaan for taking the time to talk to us there.

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