ARDFERT SCHOOL'S CHRISTMAS SHOWS
There is great excitement in the school at the moment as the school prepares to present its spectacular Christmas shows on December 11th and 12th.The Junior side of the school will present" The Pied Piper OF Hamelin" and the Senior side will present" A Magical Christmas Jigsaw".All 202 children are taking part.With the kind permission of Rev.Fr. Tadhg Fitzgerald the shows will be staged in St. Brendan's Church,Ardfert as the school hall is inadequate.Children are busy learning lines ,learning songs,making costumes,making props and enjoying the drama as they prepare for what promises to be the Highlight of the year .DON'T MISS IT!!!!!
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.
Congratulation to our debating team who defeated Loretto School Killarney to advance to the next round of the competition.They will be meeting Fossa School Killarney on Wednasday December 4th. They are opposing the motion "That all school books should be replaced by Ipads". Go n-èirì libh a phaistì!