Congratulations to the debating team who won the County Final of the Debating Competition against Spa National School. The team were proposing the motion that "Ireland should leave the E.U.
It was a very close and tightly fought debate.This is the second time in three years Ardfert National School have won this competition.
Well done to Eimear O Sullivan, Christopher Egan, Lorcan Ryan, Rory Dalton, Sarah Lawlor and Padraig O Sullivan. Congratulations to their mentors Mrs Betty Stack and Joan Holland.
Congratulations to the Under 11 and Under 13 Quiz teams who came second in the Tralee Credit Union Quiz following a tie break.Best wishes to the U11 team of Fiachra O Connor, Donal O Sullivan Adam Renai and Jack Kearney and the U13 team of Lorcan Ryan, Sarah Lawlor, Brahim Renai and Rory Dalton who will take part in the County Final on March 1st in Ballyroe Heights Hotel.
Congratulations to Jamie O Sullivan in third class who won the Fire Station Art Competition.Well done Jamie.
Congratulations to Donal O Sullivan in fourth class and Brìd Courtney in fifth class who won the kerry County Council Road Safety Art Competition.
They were presented with their prizes in the Council chambers by The Mayor of Kerry John Brassil on December 16th.Well doneBrìd and Donal.
On Monday 15th December parents, teachers and pupils of Ardfert National School gathered on the school grounds to unveil an Artistic Memorial" to commemorate the opening of the school 40 years ago.
Last April Ardfert NS received a bursary of E1000 from Kerry County Council under the "Artist in School" scheme to employ the services of an artist.
Aidan Power an artist and sculptor who works mainly with clay produced a Pyramid type structure with the present fifth class children.The four sides of the piece represent the four schools which amalgamated to form the present school namely, Banna Barrow Tubrid and Ardfert.
The school choir sang Christmas Carols and played seasonal tunes on the tin whistle.This was then followed by light refreshments in the school.