School Announcements 

St. Joseph’s NS Liscarroll Well-being Week March -2nd - 6th “Be your own kind of brave”

posted 27 Feb 2020, 08:31 by Eileen Barrett

St. Joseph’s NS Liscarroll

Well-being Week       March -2nd - 6th

 “Be your own kind of brave”

 5 Principles of Well-being

Mindful Monday: 2nd of March

  • Launch of Wellbeing Week at Assembly; video ‘What is Well-being?’

5 minute Mindfulness Technique

  • Whole School Mindful Art DEAC (Drop Everything And Colour) half hour 1:00- 1:30 Whole School

 colouring with meditative music playing for intercom

  • Yoga Whole School with Anne Duffy in Halla; 11:00- 12:00

-Juniors to 2nd 11:00- 11:20

-3rd & 4th 11:20 - 11:40

-5th & 6th 11:40- 12:00

Lios Cúram feel free to join whatever group is most suitable

Thankful Tuesday; 3rd of March

  • Write thankful letters to friend/teacher/family

  • End of the day- list 3 things they are thankful for to teacher as leaving classroom

  • Gratitude Journal for homework (one reduced item of homework each night)

  • DAEB (Drop Everything & Breathe) 1.00- 1.10, includes music from intercom

  • 4th class do a play of their choice for Junior Infants and (discuss between teachers)

Wellness Wednesday; 4th of March- Non-uniform Day for Pieta House

  • Onesie day( children make a donation of 2 euro as part of Pieta house collection) children can wear a onesie/ pyjamas or bring slippers in their  bags to wear inside

  • Therapeutic W/Shop Whole School incl. Sensory play;

  • Reflexology; simple massage techniques for children led by Nora 

9:00 -10:00  Halla Juniors Seniors 1st & 2nd/ 3rd & 4th/ 5th & 6th

Pizza Massage etc.

Try It Out Thursday; 5th of March

  • Resilience & Well-being Workshop Graffitti Theatre for 4th - 6th 10:00 -1:30

  • Try a technology free evening at home (print out of games that can be played give to children & parents)

  • Fruit Platters -for each class

  • Positive Potions- list positive emotions in a potion

Get Fit Friday;6th of March

  • ‘Walk a Mile with a Smile’ Whole School; please give your child a Hi-vis Vest & coat

  • Extra yard time

  • Get Fit Friday Stations on Big Yard for Juniors, Seniors & Lios Cúram run by 5th class

Secret friend each class pick their secret friend from a container & for the week-do random acts of kindness towards this friend-compliments, positive notes etc. Staff will be doing the same!

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see” Mark Twain

Gratitude Journal will be running for the week every night children will draw/ write something they are grateful for & homework will be reduced be active eg go for a walk, go on the trampoline, spend time together!

Thank you for your support!

Book Appeal Liscarroll NS

posted 11 Feb 2020, 01:53 by Eileen Barrett

LISCARROLL N.S PARENTS ASSOCIATION BOOK APPEAL It take It take PENCIL to write a story, a BOOK to open a mind, and a SMALL DONATION to make a


FEBRUARY 24th - 28th 

We are looking for new or gently used children’s books to help our teachers fulfill their wishlist with a beautiful library in each classroom. 

We would be delighted if you could donate any children’s books you no longer need or use to our school. 

Collection boxes will be located in each classroom and at the school reception from the 24th-28th Feb. Spread the word. Get family, friends, & neighbours involved. 

We will sort and distribute books to each class. All unsuitable books will be dropped to a local charity shop. 

Thank You 

Parent's Association Spring Newsletter '20

posted 11 Feb 2020, 01:41 by Eileen Barrett

Dear Parents please find our new Parent's Association newsletter attached. The new PA are off to a flying start and we thank them for all their support & hard work to date

Safer Internet Day 11th of February

posted 10 Feb 2020, 02:51 by Eileen Barrett

February is Safer Internet Day, each class will participate in a lesson in class about Internet Safety. Mrs. Forrest will present an information talk to 3rd -6th on Tuesday in the Halla about Internet Safety. The school will be sharing 'dripfeed docs' for parents every Wednesday to highlight areas to talk to your children about. We are hoping to have a guest speaker on Cyber Bullying after midterm.

Friendship Terrace

posted 10 Feb 2020, 01:57 by Eileen Barrett

Well done to 3rd & 4th Classes for their presentation on Friendship Terrace at Assembly last Mnday. They told the whole school about Friendship builders & friendship blockers. Thank you Mrs. O' Brien for guiding them. Well done to all involved

Open Night 6th of February '20

posted 10 Feb 2020, 01:51 by Eileen Barrett

Thank you all who attended our Open Night on the 6th of February. It was lovely to see all our new faces and we look forward to welcoming you all in September.

Liscarroll NS Open Night

posted 3 Feb 2020, 02:46 by Eileen Barrett

Our Open night will take place this February 6th at 6:45. All new pupils and parents are very welcome!Principal's address at 7:15. For more information contact (022)48491

Alison Healy 6th Class Art travels all the way to Strausbourg

posted 3 Feb 2020, 02:44 by Eileen Barrett

6th Class & Mrs Walsh invited MEP Billy Kelleher to our school on Friday as part of 'My Big Friendly Guide to the Eu' project in conjunction with UCC. H ewas joined by Michael Moynihan TD. It was a very informative meeting with Mr. Kelleher talking about life as an MEP. He also sent us pictures of Alison Healy's Art work in the hemisphere of the European Parliament that is now proudly hung in Mr. Kelleher's office in Strausbourg. Well done to all involved!

Lios Cúram learning all about People in our Community

posted 3 Feb 2020, 02:36 by Eileen Barrett

Colm O' Brien Anti-bullying talk

posted 14 Jan 2020, 07:22 by Eileen Barrett

Colm O' Brien Motivational speaker will be speaking with 5th & 6th class tomorrow about Bullying. Colm has been to the school before and gives an excellent insight into bullying & it's impact as well as raising awareness with students. This is part of our Amber flag Initiative to promote well-being in our school.

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