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  • Dancing Competition

    March 12th 2018 Dancing Competition   Five of our fifth class students took part in a dance competition yesterday. Aisling Granahan, Eve Hickey, Amy Corroon and Áine Creagh from Mr Boyle's Fifth Class and Abigail Johnston from Mrs Walters'/Mrs Sl...
  • Confirmation Memento 2018

    March 12th 2018 Confirmation Memento   Our sixth class students were very busy over the last few weeks preparing for their special Confirmation Day, which was on Saturday last. It all went off without a hitch and reports from the children today we...
  • Visiting Artists

    February 14th 2018 Visiting Artists   Today, we had the pleasure of welcoming two local artists to the school. Ms Ciara Ferris, mother to Ella May in Ms Campbell's Second Class and Ms Kathleen Ivory, mother to Ellen in Ms Hamill's Junior Infant Cl...
  • Valentine's Day 2018

    February 14th 2018 St Valentine's Day 2018 Love was in the air today as the boys and girls in Mrs Gavin's Junior Infant Class put the final touches to their St Valentine's Day art. The finished art work was wonderful and I'm sure it will bring a grea...
  • Pancake Tuesday

    February 13th 2018 Pancake Tuesday   The wonderful aroma of tasty pancakes wafted along the corridors of St Colman's today as many classes treated themselves to a Pancake party, to celebrate 'Shrove Tuesday' or Pancake Tuesday as it is more common...
  • Boxing Win - Jan 2018

    January 30th 2018 Boxing Win Two classmates from Mr Boyle's Fifth Class took part in the I.A.B.A. Longford/Westmeath County Board Championships on Sunday last. Patrick O'Herron, who is a memeber of the Rochfortbridge Boxing Club, boxed in the 35kg cat...
  • Extra Special Choose Time

    January 19th 2018 Extra Special Choose Time   Mrs Healy Donoghue's Third Class received a very special delivery today during second break. As the first class to completely fill their target chart, they were rewarded with a 'choose time' with a dif...
  • When I Grow Up I Want To Be......

    January 18th 2018 When I grow up I want to be.....   At some point in our school life we will hear the question - What do you want to be when you grow up? For most it can be a tricky question but not so for the children in Mrs Gavin's Junior Infan...
  • Christmas Tales - Third and Fourth Class

    December 22nd 2017 Christmas Tales This morning, Kevin Kelly from Ms Skelly's Fourth Class, treated everyone to a Christmas tale, which he read over the intercom. Kevin wrote the story himself. It was about a young girl who woke up in the night ...
  • Christmas Art Display

    December 21st 2017 Christmas Art Display The boys and girls from Mrs Farrell's First Class have been busy beavers over the last couple of weeks, producing Christmas art. Today, the fruits of their labour were on display in the hall for everyone to adm...
  • Irish Dancing Feis

    December 18th 2017 Irish Dancing Feis   Amy Devanney from Ms Spellman's First Class is no stranger to Irish Dancing competitions. She is a member of the Emerald Lakes Academy of Irish Dance since she was 3 years old. Yesterday she took part ...
  • Christmas Food Appeal 2017

    December 15th 2017 Christmas Food Appeal 2017   The annual Christmas Food Appeal has been running in the school over the past few weeks and was promoted and co-ordinated by Mrs Farrell's Second Class. They left boxes in every class and visited ...
  • New to Boxing

    December 14th 2017 New to Boxing   Joey Dinnegan from Mrs Healy-Donoghue's Third Class is a new member of Mullingar Elite Boxing Club. He trains three times a week and finds it very enjoyable. He recently took part in a club competition an...
  • Christmas Season Begins...

    December 13th 2017 Christmas Season Begins...   The St Colman's Christmas season got off to a flying start this morning with our first Christmas Play. The boys and girls in Mrs Gavin's Junior Infant Class performed 'Shine Star Shine' for family an...
  • Animals of the Savanna

    November 24th 2017 Animals of the African Savanna   The savanna is an open landscape of grasslands found in tropical Africa. For half the year, savannas are hot and dry, and swept by wildfires. They also have a season of heavy rains. It is home to...
  • Violin Lessons

    November 13th 2017 Violin Lessons In association with Music Generation, we have a number of music teachers who visit the school weekly and teach our students to play the trumpet, flute and guitar. The lucky boys and girls in our second classes have...
  • Halloween Fun - Pupils Page

    October 27th 2017 Halloween Fun! There was fun and laughter all around in Mrs Deane's Second Class today. As an end of term treat, the boys and girls played Halloween games. They enjoyed bobbing for apples, finding a ring in flour and trying to bite a...
  • Halloween Games Past and Present

    October 27th 2017 Halloween Games Past and Present   During their recent History lessons, the students in Mrs Walters'/Mrs Slevin's Fifth Class have been investigating games from the past and comparing them to the games they play today. They inter...
  • Chocolate Apple Treats

    October 25th 2017 Chocolate Apple Treats Today, Mrs Gavin treated the children in her junior infant class to a very special surprise because they had worked so hard during their first term in school. They were making chocolate apple treats! First, Mr...
  • Hurling Final

    October 20th 2017 Hurling Final   Seven young hurlers from Ms Mc Laughlin's Second Class wore their winning medals with pride today. Jack Devine, Scott Sweeney, Cillian Breslin, Andy Sinnott, Mark Gallagher, Eoghan Beehan and Jack Connaughton are ...