18 September 2018

New School Year

CBS would like to wish a belated welcome back to all students and staff.



Below is an outline of the upcoming school year.


School Calendar 2018/2019


School Re-opens           Monday, Sept 3rd, 2018 – Half day close at 12.30pm

September                      Monday, Sept 17th, Staff Professional Development
                                      Half day close at 12.30pm

October                         Friday, Oct 26th, Presidential Election
                                      School closed

October Mid-Term        Closed Monday 29th Oct – Friday 2nd Nov, 2018 inclusive.   
                                     Re-open Monday 5th Nov, 2018.

Christmas Holidays      Closed Friday 21st Dec, 2018 12.30pm – Friday Jan 4th, 2019 incl.
                                      Re-open Monday 7th Jan, 2019.

February Mid-Term      Closed Thursday 21st Feb & Friday 22ndFeb, 2019 incl.
                                      Re-open Monday 25th Feb 2019.

St. Patrick's Weekend      Closed Monday 18th Mar, 2019.
                                           Re-open Tuesday 19th Mar, 2019.
         
Easter Holidays          Closed Friday 12th Apr at 12.30pm – Friday Apr 26th, 2019 incl.
                                   Re-open Monday 29th Apr, 2019.

May Bank Holiday         Closed Monday 6th May, 2019
                                         Re-open Tuesday 7th May, 2019
                                               
June Bank Holiday        Closed Friday May 31st to Tuesday Jun 4th, 2019 incl.
                                      Re-open Wednesday 5th Jun 2019.

Summer Holidays          School Closed Friday 28th Jun 2019 at 12.30pm


Confirmation                     Saturday, May 11th, 2019.

Communion                       Saturday, May 18th, 2019.



We wish the very best to all in our school.

20 June 2018

End of Term News

St Flannan's
We really enjoyed our active schools week.
Judo, Water safety, tug of war, were some of the activities we participated in. Barry Coffey  also came to see us.
We completed the 3 peaks challenge. We actually at the moment trying to climb Olympus Mons.
We went on a school tour too. We went swimming in the morning. We had a picnic in the park and then in the afternoon we went to the cinema. It was great fun.

We are getting ready to say goodbye to Ms Hayes. She is retiring. We wish her all the best. Thank you Ms Hayes.





St Fintan's
We really enjoyed our active schools week.
We took part in a lot of activities including Judo, Water safety, and tug of war and also Barry Coffey came to see us.

We completed the 3 peaks challenge and did the river walk.


We really enjoyed our school tour with Mr. Smith’s class. We went to the pool, the park and then the cinema.
We are getting ready to say farewell to one of our favourite teachers, our deputy principal Ms. Hayes. St. Flannan's would like to wish her all the best of health and happiness in the future.





St Eugene's


St Enda's
This month we have really enjoyed the fine weather, we had one school tour which was so much fun! We played football, golf and had lots of treats.

We took part in active schools week, We did a judo class, walked up mountains, had a tug of war and lots more. We had lots of trips to the park and we made a picnic, had it in the castle field, we are ready now to enjoy our summer holidays!

St Declan's


We enjoyed our school trip to Nenagh cinema to see ‘Jurassic world’. We visited Supermacs afterwards.
We also went to Nenagh Fire station we had a tour of the station, sat in the fire engine and had a go spraying water, it was great fun!
We held a soccer league with St. Diarmiads class. Morocco won the league.
Our class were lucky to go to the full county final in Thurles, Daniel, Valters and Emmet were on the team, we cheered on the team to a great victory!
Finally we went to Nenagh Park for a picnic lunch.

St Diarmuid's
We had a great time playing a soccer league between room 12, 13 and 14. We enjoyed ice-creams in the sun and visited the fire station, the cinema, Supermacs and the town park.
We really enjoyed active schools week especially our visit from Barry Coffey. We are very excited to move classrooms and begin 5th class, but we will be sad to say goodbye to Ms. Hayes, who is retiring. We wish her the very best and hope she visits us soon.







St Canice's


In the county final, we beat Tipperary Town CBS.  
We made hot dogs for lunch and ate them in the community garden. We wrote very interesting narratives and the winner was Joey . 
We participated in active schools week.  
We made pesto pasta. 
We made delicious brownies. 
We went to the cinema to see Jurassic World and then went to Supermacs for lunch. We really enjoyed athletics on Wednesday’s.
On Thursday, we will have an end of year mass and will be saying farewell to Ms. Hayes.  We would like to wish her good health and happiness in her retirement.  Thank you Ms Hayes for all you have done. 










St Conall's

We went on our school tour to Kilmanham jail and to the Irish Aid centre in Dublin.
We ate our lunch in the nenagh gardens, and had our dinner in junction 14 at the way home. We visited Nenagh castle and the heritage centre.

We iced buns and took part in active schools week. We donated €60 to the special summer camp Nenagh, our clean up committee were presented with certificates in appreciation of all their hard work cleaning up the school grounds.






St Thomas


Summer Assembly

Narrative winners and Donal Ryan 
Today the boys had their narrative writing assembly. Winners from each class got to read out their narratives for the whole school to hear.

We also had a guest visitor.
Donal Ryan, author and past pupil came to listen to the boys' s narratives and also give appraisals and advice to the boys. 












 

Well done boys and thank you Donal.



Anti bullying poster competition 
Ms Brophy awarded the boys who designed the best posters promoting anti bullying.
Some of the boys designed beautiful, eye catching images and encorporated them with great slogans.





100% Attendance Also today we recognised our 100% attendees for the year. 



Well done to Charlie, has not missed a single day in his entire time in Nenagh CBS. 





AOK 
Also, Ms Brophy recognised the boys who displayed acts of kindness during the term.


13 June 2018

Sunny Summer Updates

Active Sports week
The boys are currently in the middle of active sports week. We are lucky to have so many fun activities.

Three peaks
The boys are really enjoying active sports week this week at Nenagh CBS primary.

We are attempting the Three Peak challenge this week.
On Monday, the boys tackled Carrauntoohil.
Tuesday, the lads tried to best Mont Blanc.
Thursday, we will try to scale the summit of Everest.

There may be a bonus peak for us to try and scale.


Black Eagle Judo
Black Eagle Judo came to us on Tuesday and Wednesday.
James and Ciarán, introduced and showed the boys the basics of Judo. 
They demonstrated and got the boys engaged in fun Judo based warm-ups and games.
The boys really enjoyed the visit of Black Eagle Judo to Nenagh CBS.














Nenagh Olympic
We also went to Nenagh Olympic this week. 
Thanks to Nenagh Olympics for all the excellent challenges, games and activities they have arranged and set up for us.



Tug of war
We will also have a Tug of War tournament on Thursday.
Groups competed against eachother. 

There was some real competitive match ups and the boys did well in conditions that was conducive to entertaining Tug o'war.













Barry Coffey
Nenagh's own Barry Coffey of Glasgow Celtic and Ireland u17's will be coming to the school on Friday. Barry is coming to speak to the boys, sharing some insight and fielding some questions.

The boys are really looking forward tomeeting and chatting with Barry.












County Final

Well done to our boys who defeated Tipperary CBS in the u11 Hurling B County Final today at Semple Stadium.

The boys put in a very strong performance in front a strong supporting crowd.

















The game ended with a final score of; 
Nenagh CBS 9-05 - Tipperary 3-06.

Well done to all.





Barry Coffey was also at hand to present the u11 team with their medals today.
Barry was a keen hurler himself.
Thanks to Barry and well done to the team.