Credit Union Quiz 2020

Donnacha Kissane O’Sullivan, Ben Kavanagh, Jack Sheehan, Cathal O’Halloran. Congratulations to the boys in Third Class who came Third in the Credit Union Quiz.

Fossa G.A.A.

Today we had a visit from some very talented Fossa G.A.A. Members . You May recognize a few faces ! The children were delighted to meet them . Mr Cahillane encouraged all children to register with the local G.A.A. This coming Sunday to be part of this seasons training scheme .

Volleyball Competition

Well done to members of 6th class who  Fossa NS at the recent volleyball tournament. Everybody competed well and had great fun. Special mention to the boys team who came 2nd in the county, falling short in a great final.

Traditional Musicians Visit

We had an eventful morning in Fossa National School. A group of traditional musicians visited our school and played a variety of tunes for us, jigs and Polkas. Children danced , sang and played the tin-whistle. American visitors danced a set . Great craic was had by all!

Eddie Sheehy Visit

Eddie Sheehy , a local retired teacher has been fundraising for his Kenya Project for the past fifteen years . His efforts have raised thousands of euro to help build a state of the art Secondary School in a very deprived inner city area of Nairobi . He spoke to the senior classes about poverty and the different life the children have in Kenya . He encouraged the children to fundraise  for the charity and the Sixth Class Intend to have a cake sale next month .

Chess Tournament

Well done to members of the Fossa NS Chess Team that competed in the recent tournament held in the Community Centre. Over 100 children from schools across Kerry partook in the event. There was great chess played and the day was enjoyed by all. A big thank you to Ficheall.ie and John Alfred for organising the event. Thank you to Mr Culloty and Mr Finnegan for tutoring the children every Monday in after school chess club.

Grandparents Day

The children of First and Second Class celebrated Grandparents Day in February. The teachers made a beautiful video with the children talking about their grandparents. The grandparents were invited into school to watch the video and to speak about their own Communion Day memories. Then everyone enjoyed tea and cakes. It was a very special occasion. The music and singing was lovely. Grandparents travelled from near and far to celebrate the day with their grandchildren.

Erasmus Visitors – April

Here are some photos from our recent Eramus+ hosting week. Visitors from Bulgaria, Italy, Greece and Spain came to Killarney as part of Our Marketing for Young Entrepreneur project. Thanks to all the teachers and families who helped in this wonderful week.