Santa came to CNS 🎅
PA Raffle Winners, December 2022.
1st Prize – Ice-skating voucher: Lauren Power (4th Class)
2nd Prize –Art Hamper: Robert O’Donoghue (5th Class)
3rd Prize – Chocolate Hamper: Ted Lenehan (Senior Infants)
4th Prize – Blanchardstown Voucher: Juliet Hutchinson (3rd Class)
5th Prize – Blanchardstown Voucher: Thomas McDonagh (4th Class)
Junior Infants: Elizabeth Gregory.
Senior Infants: Max Gleeson
1st Class: Sam Fitzsimons.
2nd Class: Eva Downey.
3rd Class: Isobel Mulligan.
4th Class: Jorja Myburgh.
5th Class: Ling Qi Kong.
6th Class: Christian O’Sullivan
6th Class Hoodies
The PA organised the lovely 6th Class hoodies. They were so delighted to receive them today 😃
Junior Einsteins Science Club
The PA organised for Junior Einsteins to visit CNS as part of Science Week. All the pupils in CNS really enjoyed the fantastic visit. They were so lucky to get the opportunity to see many different experiments in action and some lucky pupils even got the opportunity to participate in certain experiments.
CNS Movie Night
Our Movie Night took place on 22nd October. It was fantastic to see so many of our CNS families coming together again for this event. We’ve really missed being able to have our Movie Night for the last 2 years!
We also had our first annual Halloween costume drive. This was a wonderful addition to Movie Night. Thank you to everyone who donated and purchased costumes.
The children had a wonderful night – lots of fun all round!
PA ‘Tea and Tissues’ Coffee Morning
It was brilliant to be able to host this annual event again this year, after a break of a few years! It was well supported by parents, and there was a great buzz! Lovely way to kick-start the year.
Ice Cream Day
The ice cream man came to visit CNS today 😊
Thank you so much to everyone who came and donated to our PA coffee morning on the 27th of May. We made an incredible €912 which will go to creating the ‘CNS Hub’.
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The children in CNS were so delighted to get delicious pancakes delivered to all their classes today 🙂
Santa came to visit CNS
6th Class Hoodies
6th class were so delighted to get their class hoodies today 🙂
Please click the link below to read about all the exciting things that are happening in CNS.
Please click the link below to read about all the exciting things that happened in CNS this June!
6th Class Graduation
A big thank you to the PA for making the 6th class Graduation such a memorable one, it meant so much to all the children and the parents of 6th class. Even though we couldn’t celebrate like we usually do, due to Covid, we started new traditions and had a wonderful night.
“300th Anniversary” Aerial Photo
A company called lensmen came and took an aerial photo of the children standing in the shape of 300 to mark our 300th anniversary. Below is the link to the aerial photo if you would like to see the photo and/or purchase prints or digital copies. They did an absolute amazing job!
Ice Cream Fun Day!
There was great excitement in CNS yesterday, because we had a visit from the ice cream van. The children got to enjoy their ice cream or slushie outside under the sun, listening to wonderful music and dancing with our wonderful PA dance team 🙂
Please click the link below to see all the amazing sponsors, who very kindly donated amazing prizes for our ‘Cycle for CNS’ fundraiser. Don’t forget that all sponsorship cards have to be in before Friday 🙂
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‘Cycle for CNS’ Friday Update
It was another absolutely amazing day in CNS! Not only did we have all our amazing parents cycling today, but we also had all our super CNS teachers cycling for their teams. Even our wonderful Ms. Moloney had a go 🙂 .6th class then took to the bikes, the winners from 6th class will be announced at assembly tomorrow. (See the 6th class page for all their amazing pictures)
The Red and Blue Teams won today.
BLUE – Fran Salmon (Winner)
GREEN – Therese Pike
YELLOW – Sarah Simpson
RED – Adele Mulligan
WHITE – Feargal Meade
12.00 Cyclists :
BLUE – Jemma Sinclair
GREEN – Simona
YELLOW – Gerald Rogers
RED – Chris Booth
WHITE – Phil Osman (PAST PUPIL)
Teachers Who Cycled @10.00am: Ms.Gray ,Ms.Culbert, Ms.Duncan, Ms.McGuckin and Joanne
Teachers Who Cycled @12.00:Mr O’Connell – our VIP :), Ms.Furney, Ms. Leopold, Ms.Deane, and Ms.Caldbeck . Ms McNutt was our exercise Instructor.
‘Cycle for CNS’ Wednesday Update
Another brilliant day, full of fun in CNS 🙂
‘Cycle for CNS’ Tuesday Update
Another exciting day in CNS, the bad weather didn’t affect the good mood and it definitely didn’t stop our cyclist. The competition is really heating up now, as the children cheer from the side lines.
The winning today were the Blue Team!
BLUE – Gareth Myburgh
GREEN – Sean White (past CNS pupil)
YELLOW – Adeline O’Brien
RED – Zelda Booth
WHITE – Fiona Carey
BLUE – Angus Sinclair
GREEN – Simon Cornish
YELLOW – Declan Ryan
RED – David Mulligan (A big Happy Birthday to David)
WHITE – Brian Hutchinson
CNS PA Committee 2021
Chairperson- Rhonda Metcalfe (3rd, 4th and 6th)
Treasurer- Gillian Ryan (1st Class)
Secretary- Adele McConkey (3rd and 1st)
Class Rep for J.I.- Claire Hutchinson (1st and J.I)
Class Rep for S.I-Deirdre Gilhawley (S.I)
Class Rep for 1st- Jeanne Griffin (1st)
Class Rep for 2nd- Louise McDonagh (2nd and 4th)
Class Rep for 3rd- Adele McConkey (3rd and 1st)
Class Rep for 4th– Deborah Byrne (4th)
Class Rep for 5th- Ciara Markman (S.I)
Class Rep for 6th- Ciara Roche-Kelly (S.I)
PA Art Competition
The PA held an Art Competition for Easter. Everyone used their artwork to decorate their home and sent in a photograph of it via email. There was an overall family prize and prizes for individuals. You can see from the winners that we have many artistic and creative pupils in CNS. There were over 70 entries!
Congratulations to everyone who took part.
Family Entry: Senan (1st) / Molly (4th) / Cara (6th) Hosford