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Liffey Descent and Stationary Cycles Fundraisers a Huge Success!

A huge thank you and congratulations to all who took part in the schools first two fundraising events of the year, as both Maria and Ray Kane’s Liffey Descent and the NKETNS Sponsored Stationary Cycle events proved hugely successful in generating funds for the school, raising a massive €1,480 and €1,128 respectively! A big thank you to our sponsors for both events (listed below), and
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Maria and Ray Kane’s Liffey Descent in Aid of NKETNS!

Maria & Ray, Parents of children in senior infants and second class, will take part in the Liffey Descent on Saturday 24th September to raise funds for NKETNS. The race is over 28km long and has 10 weirs to navigate. Every sponsorship card received will be entered into a raffle for some great spot prizes! Best of luck to Maria and Ray on completing
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NKETNS Summer Raffle!

               Summer Raffle              The NKETNS Summer Raffle will take place on Thursday 23rd June. Tickets will be available to buy at the main door of the school from 8.35am to 9.00am, from Tuesday 14th June to Thursday 23rd June. Tickets are €2 per strip or three strips for €5 and some of
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Proclamation Day 2016!

Along with every school in the country, NKETNS took part in Proclamation Day on the 15th March, as the school gathered to raise the Tricolor and to listen to the proclamation being read aloud by members of the staff. And while the 15th was the official day to mark the reading of the 1916 Proclamation, this event was the culmination of a huge amount
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Girls’ Soccer Team win Kildare FAI 5-a-Side Competition!

Following fantastic performances by all of our teams in the North Kildare FAI 5-a-side competition, the NKETNS Senior Girls’ team that had qualified for the Kildare finals travelled to Kilcullen on March 1st to face some of the top teams in the county. After finishing top of their group without conceding a goal, the team faced a very strong side from Scoil Diarmada of
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World Book Day 2016!

Thursday 3rd March marks this year’s celebration of World Book Day in Ireland. Over the last 19 years World Book Day has become firmly established as Ireland’s biggest annual event promoting the enjoyment of books and reading, and as part of the event children from all classes have been writing reviews on their favourite books, making posters highlighting the magic of reading, and dressing up
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Open Invitation to the First Meeting of the NKETNS Parent Teacher Association

CALLING ALL PARENTS! Dear Parents and Guardians, It has been decided to form a Parent Teacher Association in the North Kildare Educate Together National School (N.K.E.T.N.S.) The main roles of the Association will be: To work in partnership with the Principal, Board of Management and the whole school community for the betterment of the children in the school To support and empower parents to
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School Self-Evaluation

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Helping Children With Grief

Grief (Adapted from “Grief in Children: Someone to talk to”. Barnardos p. 64 – 65.) It is acknowledged that while there are distinct stages/phases in the grieving process different people may go through these stages in different sequences and at different paces. Generally the grieving process in adults is thought to take about two years while with children and adolescents it may be over
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Important Safety Notice

A. Dropping children to school – using the set down area Only parents/guardians who do not need to enter the school can use the set-down area – no parking in this area for any length of time as it causes obstruction. (See B.2. below also) Parents/Guardians must ensure children are placed onto the pedestrian walkway (not on the roadside) and then the children must
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