It’s the end of September

What a busy week we had in junior infants.  Ms. Furlong had us working so hard on our new letters and words all week.

We were sorting animals into groups and we even got to sort dinosaurs.

Ms. Furlong got us to sort the toys for maths but we knew all along that she was getting us to make sure that they were tidy……………..

We sang lots of songs like Skip to my lou and Éadaí as gaeilge. We danced the Maxerana with Maximo on go noodle.  That was so much fun.

We were learning about all the different types of animal homes and we got to learn lots of interesting things about frogs.

Everyone was so good in school this week and two people in our class got stars of the week.

Well done this week to Eimear Flynn and Jack Kelly.

jack and eimear

Welcome back- Ms Furlong’s Class

Welcome back to school all the boys and girls but a very big welcome to the new junior infants.

Ms Furlong said that we are all very good and she is so happy that we have settled in so well.

We hope that you all saw our lovely pictures in the newspaper but if not our Teacher has them displayed outside of our classroom.

Keep in touch with our lovely blog as we will be posting all our achievements and photographs throughout the year.

Each week Ms Furlong will be giving out certificates to Stars of the Week for being so good.

So far here are all our stars.

Kate Furlong and Ronan O Reilly

kate and ronan

Holly Curtis and Aaron Kirwan

aaron and holly

Harry Morrin and Louise Murtagh

harry and louise


Beginning of Year Mass


On Friday September 23rd , the pupils, parents and staff of Raheen National School gathered to celebrate the Beginning of Year school Mass in  the church of St. John Paul the Second. Fr. Jimmy Moynihan welcomed all present and proceeded to bless bottles of holy water for the pupils. The children took these to their homes , to be placed in their “sacred space”.

The readings , psalm and prayers of the Faithful and a beautiful reflection were read by pupils while the choir sang some of their old favourites! Before Mass ended Fr. Jimmy read the Student’s prayer with us.The school bags were then held aloft and blessed  with  holy water. We hope and pray that this school year will be a happy , healthy and rewarding one for the whole school community – le cúnamh Dé.