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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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Back to School

School reopens on Thursday 1st September at 8.40am for all classes from Senior Infants to 6th Class. For new Junior Infants, their timetable is from 9.15am-12.00pm up to including Friday 16th September. From Monday 19th September on Junior Infants will be in school from 8.40am-1.20pm.

Lost your child’s booklist?

If you can’t find the booklist you received back in June, don’t worry. You can download it by clicking on the link below: Booklists 2016-2017    

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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Christmas Around The World

Christmas Around The World The first term came to a musical conclusion with a whole-school performance entitled Christmas Around The World. There were two concerts, one in the afternoon and one at night and both were packed with parents and grandparents. Junior Infants talked about the history of the Christmas tree and sang O Tannenbaum (in German!). Not to be outdone, Senior Infants sang
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National Flag Presentation 13th October 2015

On Tuesday 13th October the school was visited by Lieutenant Emma Harney and Corporal Tony Walsh of the Irish Defence Forces who came to present us with a copy of the 1916 Proclamation and the National Flag. This is part of a series of commemorative events planned around the centenary of the Rising. Rita noted that the aspiration in the Proclamation to “cherish the
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