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  • Shrove Tuesday - Pupils Page Sixth

    February 9th 2016 Shrove Tuesday The mouth-watering aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted through the corridors of St Colman's today, as everyone celebrated 'Shrove Tuesday' or 'Pancake Tuesday' as it is more commonly known. Today is the day when we...
  • Shrove Tuesday - Pupils Page

    February 9th 2016 Shrove Tuesday The mouth-watering aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted through the corridors of St Colman's today, as everyone celebrated 'Shrove Tuesday' or 'Pancake Tuesday' as it is more commonly known. Today is the day when we...
  • Shrove Tuesday

    February 9th 2016 Shrove Tuesday   The mouth-watering aroma of freshly cooked pancakes wafted through the corridors of St Colman's today, as everyone celebrated 'Shrove Tuesday' or 'Pancake Tuesday' as it is more commonly known. Today is the day w...
  • Slogan Competition Winner

    February 8th 2016 Slogan Competition Winner   Our Active Schools Committee held a slogan competition recently. They wanted to find a slogan that represents them and encourages everyone in the school to get active. The prize - a 'pancake party' for...
  • Run Forest Run

    February 8th 2016 Run Forest Run Yesterday, the Midland Triathlon Club held a 'Run Forest Run' event in Lough Ennell Caravan and Camping Park, Tudenham, Mullingar. Following in her Dad's footsteps, Ella May Ferris from Ms Morris' Senior Infant Class w...
  • Chinese New Year 2016

    February 8th 2016 Chinese New Year 2016 This year, Chinese New Year - The Year of the Monkey - begins today and will last until January 27th 2017. With that in mind, Mrs Slevin's Junior Infant Class have been learning all about China. They were amaze...
  • Irish Dancing Success

    February 5th 2016 Irish Dancing Success Lucas Vaskelis from Mrs Deane's Sixth Class took an Irish Dancing Grade 1 exam recently and was delighted to be awarded 1st class honours. Lucas has been dancing for a number of years and this is only one ...
  • Fish Farmers

    February 4th 2016 Fish Farmers   Our sixth class students are enjoying their new role as young fish farmers. Before Christmas, Dermot Broughan of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) paid a visit to the school. He spoke to the pupils about the work of t...
  • Credit Union Quiz - Pupils Page

    February 2nd 2016 Credit Union Quiz The Annual Schools' Credit Union Quiz was held in Mullingar Park Hotel last night. Four teams from St Colman's participated and they all performed well. Our junior team came third in the U11 age group and our three ...
  • Credit Union Quiz

    February 2nd 2016 Credit Union Quiz The Annual Schools' Credit Union Quiz was held in Mullingar Park Hotel last night. Four teams from St Colman's participated and they all performed well. Our junior team came third in the U11 age group and our three ...
  • Lá Fhéile Bhríde

    February 1st 2016 Lá Fhéile Bhríde   Today we celebrate Lá Fhéile Bhríde, St Brigid's Feast Day and it also marks the first day of Spring. Brigid was born at Faughart, near Dundalk in Co Louth and she is one of the patron saints of...
  • Tasty Experiments

    January 29th 2016 Tasty Experiments!   Over the past week, Ms Owens' First Class enjoyed learning about 'Solids, Liquids and Gases' in their Science lessons. They learned that water is the most common example used when covering this topic as it ex...
  • Ancient Egypt

    January 27th 2016 Ancient Egypt   Ms Skelly's Third Class love History! Over the last few weeks they have been studying Ancient Egypt and became totally immersed in the subject. They covered a large and varied number of topics, some of which inclu...
  • Dancing Buddies

    January 25th 2016 Dancing Buddies   Two of our young Irish Dancers attended the 'Laois Open Feis' yesterday in Abbeyleix and were very successful! Friends Amy Devanney from Ms Healy's Junior Infant Class and Molly O' Donnell from Ms Morris' Senior...
  • Boys Shield Winners

    January 12th 2016 Boys Shield Winners   Today, three boys from Mr Geraghty's Fourth Class proudly showed me their U10 Boys Soccer Shield medals which they received on Friday last at an awards ceremony. Luke Mc Cabe, Lucas Lozano and Shane Mulderry...
  • Christmas Candles

    December 22nd 2015 Christmas Candles Mrs Deane's Sixth Class enjoyed their Christmas art lesson this week. They created candle holders from clay and decorated them in their own individual way. These can be given as a gift or kept as a memento of the l...
  • Special Invitation 2015

    December 21st 2015 Special Invitation 2015   Earlier in the month, a very special invitation arrived in the school. The children from Mrs Slevin's Junior Infant Class were asked to attend a fun Christmas Party in Mullingar Community College, host...
  • Science is Cool!

    December 20th 2015 Science is Cool! Despite the hectic schedule in the lead up to the Christmas Holidays, Mrs Deane's Sixth Class found some quiet time to enjoy Science. They covered the subject of 'Light', investigated a range of topics and conduct...
  • Food Appeal Success 2015

    December 16th 2015 Food Appeal Success 2015   The annual Christmas Food Appeal has been running in the school over the past few weeks and was promoted and co-ordinated by Ms Mc Laughlin's Fifth Class. They left boxes in every class and visited da...
  • Boxing News - Pupils Page Third/Fourth Class

    December 14th 2015 Boxing News Many of our students enjoy boxing in their spare time. Jack Geoghegan from Mrs Deane's Sixth Class, Owen Charles and Oisin Sheridan from Mr Beehan's Sixth Class and Oisin's brother Tadhg from Mr Geraghty's Fourth Class a...