Calling all past pupils of the old Schools in Ardfert, Tubrid, Barrow and Banna to the reunion of the amalgamated schools which took place 40 years ago in 1974.It will take place in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on April 4th. Mass will be celebrated at 8pm followed by refreshments and entertainment in Ballyroe.Tickets will be available in the local shops and the School. All Welcome
Congratulation to the Sixth Class Pupils who were confirmed in Kilmoyley Church on Tuesday March 4th at 11am by Bishop Ray Browne.
Congratulations to the Under 11 Quiz team.
The County Final of the Credit Union Quiz was held in Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Sunday March 2nd 2014. Congratulations to our team Eimear O Sullivan, Brahim Renai, Lorcan Ryan and Jack Kearney who came second and are now on their way to the All Ireland Final in the RDS in Dublin on April 6th. Go n-eirì libh a Phaistì .
Gifts for Adapt December 2013
This Christmas the pupils of Ardfert N.S. continued their tradition of giving gifts to Adapt--the women’s refuge centre in Tralee.
The Senior Infants are pictured here holding their gifts before they were sent to Adapt
Christmas Concerts by Ardfert National School
Ardfert National school wishes to thank everyone who supported its recent Christmas Show. It especially wants to thank Fr Tadhg for the use of the Church for rehearsals and performances. The Christmas Show realised a profit of E4050.40which was fantastic and will go into the “School’s General Purpose Room Building Fund”.
Mooney Goes Wild in Ardfert National School
On Wednesday October 9th we received a visit from Eanna Nì Lamhna from RTE Radio 1's Mooney Goes Wild Show who announced Ardfert National School as winners of the nationwide "Fuel your School" competition and presented us with a cheque of E5000 from Electric Ireland .The competition recognised our efforts and initiatives in the area of environmental improvements for example tree planting, the creation of a pond and vegetable growing.The children also take part in the annual clean-up of Banna Beach and the Ardfert village Spring clean.
The show can be listened to on RTE Player/ Mooney Show broadcast on Wednesday October 9th
Guinness Book of Records
To celebrate the Schools Guinness Book of Records achievement , the teachers and pupils donned their monk habits once again
in honour of the occasion.We officially received the record for the greatest number of people dressed as monks which occured in May 2013.
Debating Ireland December 2013
Last Monday December 16th the Ardfert School Debating Team gallantly contested the Kerry County Final of the Debating Ireland competition against Loreto N.S. Killarney. Ardfert supported the motion “Beauty Pageants help Children with their Self Esteem”.
After an exciting and closely contested debate Loreto won and now goes forward to the Munster Semi-Final.
Ardfert would like to wish Loreto the best of luck and hope that it will follow in Ardferts’ footsteps and bring the All-Ireland title back to Kerry. Go n-èirì libh!