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  • Biodiversity

    December 7th 2012 Biodiversity Art Competition Winners   St. Colman's have been awarded four Green Flags to date. We are applying for a fifth Green Flag and the theme for this flag is biodiversity. To promote awareness on the subject, the Green ...
  • Switching on the lights

    December 5th 2012 Switching on the Christmas Lights Today we had the official switching on of the Christmas Tree lights in the school. Ms Healy and Ms Hamill gathered all the junior infants around the Christmas tree in front of the school. The tree wa...
  • Christmas Pyramids

    November 30th 2012 Christmas Pyramids Mrs Deane's 6th Class was very busy today making Christmas Pyramids for the upcoming Christmas Fair. The Annual Christmas Fair run by the St. Colman's Parents' Association takes place on Sunday 9th December 2012...
  • Art Lessons for sixth class

    November 28th 2012 Art Lesson and Appreciation Mrs Deane's 6th Class were invited to the Mullingar Library recently to take part in an Art Lesson and Appreciation. The lesson was given by The Umbrella Group and was thoroughly enjoyed by all the childr...
  • New Jerseys for the girls

      November 26th 2012 New Jerseys for the Girls!   Today our girls football and hurling teams were presented with a new set of jerseys by St Loman's and Mullingar Shamrock's Gaelic Football Clubs. Let's hope we see the teams wearing them in t...
  • School Orchestra

    November 23rd 2012 School Orchestra   The beautiful sound of music could be heard from the hall today as the School Orchestra resumed their weekly practice. There are now 60 children in the orchestra and they play extremely well together under the...
  • Prayer Service

    November 16th 2012 Prayer Service for the Holy Souls A beautiful Prayer Service was held in the school hall today. It was organised by our Pastoral Team and their leader Ms Healy. Fr Paul Crosbie officiated. It was a quiet, reflective time when the ch...
  • Grannies pay a visit 2

    November 16th 2012 Special Visitors in First Class Mrs Farrell's Class had two special visitors today. Ms Laura Butler is on Teacher Practice in their class. During a lesson about 'games from the past', she asked the children to invite their granny in...
  • Shoebox Appeal 2012

    November 15th 2012 Christmas Shoebox Appeal   Once again we had a wonderful response to the Team Hope Shoebox Appeal. 165 boxes were collected from the school today and will be sent to Eastern Europe and Africa.  These boxes will bring a litt...
  • Rain Falling Up

    Novenber 12th 2012 Rain Falling Up   The school choir took part in  'Rain Falling Up' in The Convention Centre, Dublin on Saturday last. They were part of a 500 strong choir. Actress and writer Pauline McLynn narrated the performanc...
  • Paper Helicopters

    November 9th 2012 Science is Fun! Mrs Deane's 6th Class had great fun this week learning all about gravity and how to make Paper Helicopters. If you'd like to read more  CLICK HERE ...
  • Mullingar Shamrocks win 2012

    November 7th 2012 Victorious 'Shamrocks' Visit   Members of the winning Mullingar Shamrocks senior football team came to visit the school today with the Flanagan Cup. ...
  • First Classes Halloween Dance Show

    October 19th 2012 First Classes Hallowe'en Dance Show   The children from the First Classes had great fun this week as they dressed up and performed a 'Hallowe'en Dance Show.'  Click on any photo below to see the slide show {gallery thu...
  • Halloween dance Show

    October 19th 2012 Hallowe'en Dance Show   For the last four weeks, the children from our First Classes have been learning  a new dance routine with their dance teacher Siobhan. There was great excitement this week as the performance day appro...
  • Christmas Shoebox Appeal

    October 18th 2012 Christmas Shoebox Appeal   For a long number of years, St Colman's N.S. has been associated with many charitable causes. The Christmas Shoebox Appeal has always been a firm favourite with our pupils. If you would like to find...
  • Bag Packing

    October 15th 2012 Bag Packing Our active Parents' Council organised bag packing in Dunnes Stores on Friday and Saturday last to raise funds for the school. There was a great turnout of parents to help and the fantastic sum of €1788.50 was collected....
  • Cross Country2012

    September 19th 2012 Westmeath Schools Cross Country   Today fifty children from St. Colman's took part in the Westmeath Schools Cross Country Run which was held in Belvedere. The event was organised by Mullingar Harriers and was well attended by s...
  • Mrs Slevin's Class Blog

    September 18th 2012 Mrs Slevin's Class Have a Blog !   Mrs Slevin's 3rd Class have started a 'Class Blog' which will be updated regularly with information and pictures of the work they are doing. If you would like to read all about it, click on th...
  • Welcome Home

    September 13th 2012 Welcome Home Paralympians Many of our students who are members of the 'Sprocket Rockets' (junior section of the Lakeside Wheelers) joined the crowds in Pearse Street this evening to welcome home our Paralympian Heroes. Double Gold...
  • John Joe Visits

    September 13th 2012 John Joe visits the School   There was great excitement in the school today when Olympic Silver Medalist John Joe Nevin paid a surprise visit. He stopped off in each classroom where the children admired and held&...