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Secured our Second Active Flag!

We were so pleased here in NJS to receive our second active flag last term. We are all systems go for another busy sporting year. This term classes from Junior Infants to second have started tennis with Coach Emma on our astro turf.  1st– 4th are busy making a splash...

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Gardening Time!

Over the past few months, the PA Garden Committee has been very busy in the garden.  The committee has planted, weeded and looked after our raised beds, tidied our fruit cage, erected a new bug hotel and has hosted regular  workshops with all the classes. ...

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The annual Easter Fun Day is back!

We are happy to invite everyone to Easter Fun Day on the 23rd of March 2018 at 10:30am at Newtown Junior School with lots of games, Easter Egg hunt, bake sale of homemade cakes and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself who has promised an Easter egg for every boy and...

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NJS Photo Competition Winners

As part of our Green Flag programme we ran a photo competition. All pupils and staff were invited to submit a picture which featured some aspect of biodiversity in Ireland. We had loads of entries and invited local photographer, Garrett Fitzgerald (Katie’s Uncle) to...

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“The Worms” enter Energia Get Ireland Growing competition

As part of the RTE's Today Show and  in conjunction with Energia Ireland Get Growing competition , the school submitted a short project video which showcased how gardening is a very important part of our school.   This was done with the pupils, staff and the school...

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Christmas Wreaths – December 2017

  Once again both 5th and 6th class partook in the making of the lovely Christmas Wreaths.  This is run by the Parent Association with a real emphasis on using environmental and sustainable products.  Both students and parent/guardians look forward to this...

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