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Cross Country Success

Niamh Ryan who won a silver medal in the 6th class girls cross country! Well done Niamh! Maith thú! Tá tú go hiontach!👏🏻🏃‍♀️
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City Schools Swimming Gala

Our swim team who came 2nd in the city school's gala! This was an excellently run event by the Watershed! Go raibh míle maith agaibh agus maith sibh a chailíní!!👏🏻🏅👏🏻🏅
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New Playground Equipment

Tá fáilte rómhaibh ar ais ar scoil!! Tá áthas an domhain ar na cailíní leis an fearas iontach nua sa chlós!! Girls are thrilled with the new equipment in the yard. School days were never as much fun!!
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A visit from the Red kettle Theatre Group

31/1/17 Today the girls enjoyed a pleasant surprise from the The Red Kettle Theatre Company, as they put on a...
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Official Opening!!

27/1/17 It was a great day for our school as past pupil and international athlete  Ciara Everard performed the official...
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Lá Spraoi!

20/12/16 Today at St. John of God we had our very own fun day! We all enjoyed a Christmas film...
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A Visit to Butler Gardens!

Ms. Knox's Senior Infants loved the decorations in Butler Gardens today! We had fun finding our favourite toy soldier!  
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Posting Our Christmas Cards!

16/12/16 Our Senior Infants visited the Post Office to post their handmade Christmas cards home! We also sang a song...
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Christmas Concert Preparations!

29/11/16 Our 3rd and fourth class have been practicing hard for the upcoming Christmas concert! Táimid go léir ar bís...
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Builders in Senior Infants

10/11/16 Today Senior Infants are learning all about the work of a builder. We even got to visit a real...
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‘The Little Monster’ Puppet Show!

7/11/16 Today 1st, 2nd and 3rd class were treated to an in-school puppet show called 'The Little Monster'. We had...
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Tree Day in the Castle Park

13/10/16 Today Senior Infants went for a lovely walk in the Castle Park for Tree Day 2016. We really enjoyed...
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Roddy Doyle in The Set Theatre

12/10/16 Today, 3rd and 4th class met famous Irish author Roddy Doyle in The Set Theatre, where Roddy read a...
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Intercity Cross Country Winners!

26/9/16 Congratulations to the girls from 4th, 5th and 6th class who won the shield in the Girls Intercity Cross...
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Cill Chainnigh Abú!

16/9/16 We had a very special visit from our  own past pupils Denise Gaule, Niamh Deely, Michelle Teehan and Sophie O'Dwyer...
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Cake and Plant Sale 2016

The plant sale this year proved very successful and we are proud to say we raised €529 for our school....
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Drugs Awareness programme

Well done to the girls in sixth class who competed the Drugs Awareness programme.
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Camogie

The camogie team have gotten off to a great start to the year. They beat Mooncoin in their last match...
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Planting onions

There has been a lot of planting of bulbs and seeds around the school. The Junior Infants planted onions here...
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Junior Infants Library Visit

Junior Infants visited  Loughbuoy  library on the 19th of April.As part of the Aistear programme which the Junior Infants are...
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Debating

Ms. Costigans and Ms. O Neills 6th classes participated in Primary School Debating this year. This was done in conjunction...
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Proclamation Day 15th March 2016

On Tuesday 15th March 2016  all the children dressed up for  Lá Glas. There was a ceolchoirm in the halla...
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Choir

The Peace Proms was held in the Hub, Cillin Hill on Sunday 6th of March.Mrs. Everard's fourth class performed songs...
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Debating

Congratulations to Ms. Costigan's sixth class team who debated excellently on the topics of Climate change and School Summer Holidays.
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Shoes for Syria

Nearly 400 shoes were collected for refugee children last week. Thanks to all who donated.
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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Tá na cailíní ag glacadh páirte ina lán imeachtaí difriúla i mbliana-tráth na gceist, poc fada, ceolchoirm, ealaín, cluichi, comhra...
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Céilí sa Halla

Ceol agus Craic maith sibh cailíní
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Engineers Week

On Tuesday the 1st of March , our second, third, fourth and sixth classes  went to the Watergate Theatre  to...
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The Red Kettle Theatre Company

We had a fantastic day on the 28th of January when the Red Kettle Theatre company came to visit our...
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The army visit our school

On the 27th of January three soldiers visited our school in remembrance of 1916. The whole school gathered in the...
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Our Christmas Carol Service

All the classes gathered in the hall.  Ms. Foley read the Christmas story and various classes joined in song throughout...
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School Concerts

Ms. Ryan’s Second Class performed” Snow White “in rhyme. The Seven Dwarves danced and sang 9 to 5 by Dolly...
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Shoe box appeal

The children were very busy in November filling shoe boxes for the Chernobyl shoe box appeal. They filled them with...
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Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival

Mr.Gorey's 5th class  designed two Christmas trees for the Kilkenny Christmas Tree Festival. Every child in our class contributed in...
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Gaelic Football

OUR GREAT SUPPORTERS Our school has a fantastic Gaelic Football Team. Mr. Gorey and Georgina trained us every Tuesday after...
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Choir

Our school choir have been practicing with Ms. Butler and Ms. Corcoran every Monday since September and have built up...
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Barnstorm Theatre

Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st class travelled on a bus to Barnstorm Theatre to watch a wonderful play called...
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Mrs. Cody’s Retirement

On the 6th of November 2015 Mrs. Cody retired from St. John of God Girls National School. She had worked...
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Chickens

We were delighted when The Nore Valley Park brought hatching chicks to our school! After 21 days they hatched out...
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Castle Park

Throughout September and October many of the classes visited the Castle Park. We are so lucky to have such a...
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Basketball

In November Ms. O'Neill's and Ms. Costigan's sixth classes went to a basketball blitz in the Watershed. We played five...
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Healthy Eating

We promoted healthy eating in the school by encouraging the  pupils to bring healthy lunches . Here are some of...
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Maths Week

Maths week took place in the school from the 19th to the 23rd of October. We had lots of fun...
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Dress up for Halloween and for Enable Ireland

On Friday 23rd of October we dressed up in Halloween Costumes. We brought in one euro each for Enable Ireland....
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School Garden

We've been busy in the school garden planting winter bedding and spring bulbs. We also harvested our herbs of rosemary,parsley...
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School Garden

Junior Infants planted sunflower seeds in the school garden. Bulbs, plants and seeds were planted in window boxes and in...
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Athletics

We had a very successful day in the Castle park on the 28th of September . Our school finished second...
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