|Posted on January 30, 2017 at 7:40 AM|
Rahara National School in 2016
By Ruth Costello, Principal
I was appointed principal of Rahara N.S in 2009 and have thoroughly enjoyed the past seven years, teaching and leading, the pupils and staff of Rahara N.S. I believe I am one of the luckiest principal’s in Ireland to work in such a fantastic school, with great pupils, hard-working staff, enthusiastic parents and supportive Board of Management
Our school is the beating heart of the community of Rahara and is a ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 5, 2016 at 5:55 AM|
Congratulations to Lorraine Moran, 4th class, who won a bronze medal in the Connacht Minor Schools Swimming Championship in Athlone recently. Lorraine finished in 3rd place in the U.10 Freestyle 50m swimming event out of 104 swimmers! This secures Lorraine a place in the All-Ireland Minor Schools Championship in Dublin.
Lorraine also qualified for the U.10 backcrawl 50m swimming event, coming in 5th place.
Lorraine will represent Rahara NS in the All-Ireland Minor S...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 15, 2016 at 10:10 AM|
Recounts by pupils of Rahara NS
Sixth Class Pupils
My name is Ali Campbell. I am 12 years old and in 6th class in Rahara NS. I am genuinely very happy in Rahara NS. In the 8 years I have been here I have never felt unhappy or left out. The pupils and teachers are very kind. I have so many friends and the teachers are exceptionally helpful. I will be so sad leaving Rahara NS at the end of June because you never get bored here. I love every single one of my teach...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 24, 2016 at 9:40 AM|
Spelling Bee 2016
Congratulations to Beckham Janzen, 6th class, who is our ‘Spelling Bee’ 2016 champion. Beckham will represent the school in the county finals next Monday. We wish him the best of luck!
We would like to thank everybody who made the open evening a success. All help, including distributing flyers, hanging up posters and ‘spreading the good word’, is greatly appreciated by staff.Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 25, 2016 at 10:10 AM|
A special Grandparents Day celebration will take place in Rahara NS on Tuesday 2nd February. All grandparents are invited to attend our Grandparents Prayer Service at 1pm in the school hall. We will celebrate the importance of grandparents and indeed great-grandparents in our lives. Light refreshments will be served after the celebration. Please come along!
|Posted on January 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM|
Rahara N.S Open Night will take place on Thursday evening 11th February 2016 between 6-7pm. If your child is scheduled to start school in September 2016 or if you are contemplating changing schools, please come and visit us before making your decision. We have a lot to offer! To give you a flavour of life in Rahara National School, please visit the 'News' section of our website. Scroll down to see all that happens - it is a busy place! If you have any queries or require further deta...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 22, 2015 at 7:15 AM|
A meeting for parents of 6th class pupils, who will be receiving the sacrament of Confirmation, will take place in Knockcroghery NS @ 7:45pm on Wednesday 9th December.
1916 Centenary Celebrations
Lieutenant Billy Henshaw will visit our school on Monday 21st December to present us with an Irish Flag and the Proclamation of the Rebublic. Following this, the all pupils will perform a Play about the 1916 Rising...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 6, 2015 at 8:25 AM|
Swimming lessons start in Roscommon Pool on Thursdays in November & December for all pupils. The cost of swimming is €50 for 7 lessons. (€25 bus + €25 lessons)
Please send money for swimming to school before the end of the lessons. Thank you.
Please return all book rental, etc. money ASAP. Please ensure all rented books are covered.
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|Posted on September 16, 2015 at 7:25 AM|
Pupils will receive an English graded reading pack and 2or3 Irish readers, fortnightly. These should be read at home, as paired reading with an adult. Pupils must complete a Book Review from one of the English books every fortnight.
Please return any reading packs that may be at home, as there are still a number missing.
School Self Evaluation
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|Posted on May 21, 2015 at 10:50 AM|
We have completed our Blue Star Award 2015 project and submitted it for inspection. The pupils covererd the four areas which included EU Geography, EU History, EU Culture and the Institutions of the EU. We also celebrated Europe Day on May 8th and hosted an EU food tasting fair!
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