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NKETNS invited to apply for European Active School Award

North Kildare ETNS received its first Active School Flag this year and got further good news on the last day of term. We have been nominated by the Irish Active School Flag Programme to go forward and apply for the European BeActive Education Award. Our Active Flag accreditor who awarded the school our flag described the quality of the work done in NKETNS as
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Grandparents’ Day 2017!

As always, NKETNS Grandparents’ Day was a huge success, with a great turnout! Grandparents from our School Community visited classes, discussed their own childhoods with the students and enjoyed performances from all the classes in the school hall! A big thank you to all the Grandparents who visited the school, and to the SRG for the great work they did in organising the event!
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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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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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Minister’s Visit – Practical Arrangements

The following arrangments have been put in place for the visit of the Minister for Education and Skills to open the school extension on Thursday 7th May: Junior and Senior Infants are to be collected at 1.45pm instead of the normal time of 1.20pm and they are to be collected from the Junior Yard and not the front entrance. Children who attend art classes
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