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The Milford Gazette Autumn 2018 Edition

Gazette Autumn 2018 Edition The Milford Gazette is back for another new school year and is better than ever! We turned green to celebrate our brilliant Limerick hurlers and have some great Halloween activities for you to try out. Enjoy!
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MoneySense Workshop with 6th Class

A huge thank you to Joe Federico from Ulster Bank who dropped in to help 6th class with their MoneySense Workshop today for Maths Week .The MoneySense workshop provides bank employees with volunteering opportunities to work with a local school, while schools benefit from the...
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Second Class Learn About Mini Beasts with Geoff Hunt

                 Ms. Moloney’s second class pupils had great fun searching for mini beasts with Geoff Hunt last week. We began our search at the ‘Milford bug hotel’ where we found plenty of insects, slugs and spiders. We collected as many mini beasts as we...
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Liam McCarthy Cup Visit

We are delighted that the Liam McCarthy Cup and members of the winning Limerick All-Ireland Hurling Team will visit Milford NS on Monday, 17th Sept at 12 Noon. Monday will be a tracksuit day for all pupils and they may wear a green top in celebration of our past-pupils wonderful...
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UL Huskies Underage Academy

UL Huskies Underage Academy Girls Basketball Club cater from age 8 upwards competing in local, national and international competitions. Formally known as UL Basketball Club they are now called UL Huskies Basketball Club.    Training takes place in Milford NS Gym on Tuesdays and...
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Shakin’ with Shakespeare

Shakin’ with Shakespeare club will recommence on Tuesday, September 11th in Room 3. In this club, the children learn some of William Shakespeare plays through the use of drama, video clips and discussion.  Interested pupils from 5th and 6th classes can join the group, which...
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The Milford Gazette

Our online school newspaper, The Milford Gazette, returns every second Wednesday 2.40pm-3.30pm from 19th September in Room 14 with Ms. Rael. Any pupils from 5th & 6th Class who would like to join the news team should inquire with Ms. Rael for further details.
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All-Ireland Champions

It was a wonderful summer for Limerick hurling as the County Senior Hurling Team won the Liam McCarthy Cup for the first time in 45 years.  We are extremely proud to have a number of past pupils involved in this historic victory. A huge congratulations to Gearóid Hegarty...
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Booklists

Here are the booklists for the academic year 2018/19 Junior Infants Senior Infants First Class Second Class Third Class Fourth Class Fifth Class Sixth Class
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City & County Indoor Camogie Champions 2018

Congratulations to our 5 th class girls who won the City Indoor Camogie Title in February for the second  year in a row. Captain Ellie proudly accepted the City Shield on behalf of her team .The girls continued their success in March when they were crowned County Indoor camogie...
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 Double City  ‘A’ Champions 2017/18

Congratulations to our u13 Camogie girls who were  crowned City’A’ Camogie Champions in May for the second  year in a row after defeating St Nessans Mungret in the Gaelic Grounds. Captain Laura accepted the City Shield with great pride on behalf of her team .The girls continued...
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A Guide to Cyberbullying

Please Click here to read an excellent guide to Cyberbullying
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Chickenpox / Shingles

Chickenpox is a viral illness, which causes fever, general malaise and a characteristic blistering rash. The rash appears as small red “pimples” usually starting on the back, chest and stomach and spreading to the face, scalp, arms and elsewhere. Within a few hours the “pimples”...
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Slapped Cheek Syndrome

There has been a case of slapped cheek syndrome (sometimes called Fifth Disease) which is caused by the parvovirus B19 virus in your child’s class and your child may have been exposed.   What is “Slapped Cheek Syndrome”? It is a mild rash illness that occurs most commonly in...
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Summer Uniform

Due to the favourable, sunny weather forecast for next week, children may wear their summer uniform to school from Monday 28th May 2018. This consists of plain navy shorts or school games shorts (no denim), the school PE t-shirt and track suit top.  Children should only wear this...
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Primary Game

Congratulations to Laura S, Sixth Class pupil, who played with the Limerick Primary Game Team in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.  The Limerick Team defeated Tipperary by 1 goal.  It capped off a fantastic day for Limerick. Laura has also been selected to play with the Limerick U13...
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OLO Cup Shield Champions

Congratulations to our U13 Hurling Team who were crowned Olo Shield City Champions 2018 today. Well done Boys!  Many thanks to Mr O Connor, Mr Gallagher & Ms O’Sullivan for their many hours of coaching and preparation after school.
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Time for Slime Market Research

Ms. Larkin’s 5th Class are launching their Junior Entrepreneur Project, ‘Time for Slime’, in the School Gym on Thursday afternoon. The entrepreneurs would love if you could help them with some market research by completing the form below. Thank you! Loading…
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UL Sport Children’s Run for Fun 2018

Congratulations to all the pupils from our school who ran in the UL Sport Children’s Run for Fun at the Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run 2018  on Saturday, May 5th. This fun event was sponsored by UL Sport and was organised by the Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run in...
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Aladdin Connect Information Letter for Parents

Dear Parent/Guardian, Our school is delighted to announce that we will shortly roll out the Aladdin Schools Connect to parents/guardians of children in our classes.   The school uses the Aladdin Schools software service www.aladdin.ie for administrative purposes and Connect will...
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School Choir

Congratulations to our School Choir who secured third place in the Community Games Choir Competition which took place in the woodlands House Hotel, Adare on Wednesday, 18th April and second place in the Midleton Choral Festival which took place on Friday, 11th May.  The children...
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Green Flag

On Thursday May 3rd our school was awarded its 8th Green Flag for the theme of Global Citizenship Marine Environment. On the day the school was represented by Patrick and Eva from the Green Schools committee and Mr.Gallagher and Mr.O’Connor. The event took place in the...
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Neville Cup & Mackey Cup

Comhghairdeas to Kim, Laura and to Lily! The girls were selected by the Limerick City Team Selectors to play for Limerick City in the Neville Cup Divisional Competition.  Comhghairdeas also to Mark and Paddy who were selected by the Limerick City Team Selectors to play for...
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Debate Team

Last month, Milford Debate Team competed in the quarter final of the Primary Debating Competition. After a robust debate about climate change, Kildimo NS emerged as victors. Ms O’Meara and Ms Larkin would like to wish Paul, Sadhbh, Sarah and Keeva many happy years of debating in...
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Scratch

Well done to Daniel in Ms. Munnelly’s First Class whose project “The Super Banana Game” was one of the 32 finalists from over 500 entrants to the  National Scratch Coding Competition. This competition was held in the Kemmy Business School, at the University of...
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Milford Parents’ Association

Milford Parents’ Association would like to say a very big thank you to all families that contributed to both the Lenrec collection of old clothes and shoes in February and also the very successful Easter cake sale. The cake sale is a wonderful event for our children and the...
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Milford Summer Camp

Come and enjoy loads of fun with a variety of activities for all children from 5 to 12 years of age.  The activities include Slime factory, Kick Darts, Jump for Joy Classes, Disco, Painting, Stopmotion Animation & much more. Camp Times: 9am to 2pm Week 1 –  2nd July...
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School Holidays 2018/19

Please click on the link below to view the calendar of school closures and holidays for the academic year 2018/19.  This calendar could be subject to change as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures. Pdf of Calendar of School...
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Scór na bPáistí

The county final of Scór na bPáistí was held in the LIT theatre on Saturday, 21st April. Milford N.S. was proudly represented by 5th and 6th class pupils in the ballad group, instrumental music and solo singing competitions. The children performed superbly on the day. We are very...
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FRESH FILM FESTIVAL

Beth from fourth class produced an award winning masterpiece with a thought-provoking message about animals. She had a claymation movie screened that she made called ‘Dunphy’s Circus: The Animals Farewell’. Beth won the RTE 60 Second Short Award which was judged by a...
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What would you wish for?

We asked some of our young children what they would wish for if they could have anything in the world. Here is what they said. What would you wish for?    
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Patriotic Walkers

Well done to our very enthusiastic and patriotic walkers who made their way on foot to school this morning!  Many thanks to the parents who organise the ‘walking bus’ each week
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Under the Sea

Here are some of the art projects we created using plastic that is ending up in our rivers, lakes and oceans. As the great Jacques-Yves Cousteau once said, “Water and air, the two essential fluids which all like depends, have become our global garbage cans.” We have...
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Gala Movie Competition Details

Gala Gifts for Schools Competition – TERMS & CONDITIONS Prize Details: One overall prize of €10,000 and two runner up prizes; 1 of 2 €5,000 cash prizes – to 3 Irish Primary Schools. Primary schools are invited to submit one video, up to a maximum of 30 seconds in length,...
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Launch Day

Engineers Week 2018 has been a Blast. Fourth Class were tasked with designing, building and testing Rockets, Planes, Boats and Bridges. Here is a short film of some of our rockets and planes we tested today. We hope you enjoy.
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Community Games Swimming

Congratulations to the Milford Boys Team (Rian H, Daragh H, Michael  F and Keith O’C)  who won a bronze medal in the Community Games Primary  School Relay last week. Ellen F, Shannon S and Olivia F also represented  the school in the girls relay.  All the relay team...
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Engineering with Junior Infants

Junior Infants had a fantastic time during our engineers week challenge-design & build a bridge (that we can crawl under). Team work & communication a huge part of this challenge.   Two successful groups.  Sturdy enough to stand upright without being held. We tested them...
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School Closures

Milford NS will be closed on Thursday and Friday (March 1st & 2nd 2018) this week.  Thank you for your cooperation. 28 February 2018 – Statement from the Department of Education & Skills Given the disruption to transport and the safety risks arising, most...
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TaeKwon-Do

Congratulations to Aaroh who came 2nd in a national sparring competition in Taekwon-Do yesterday in Milford N.S. and Community Gym.  We are really proud of your achievements Aaroh.  Well done!
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Swimming

We had three swimmers, Darragh, Sofie and Natalia, who qualified for swim events in the Irish National Schools swimming competition which were held in Dublin on the 11th February 2018. Our three swimmers did Milford School proud. Swimming against all counties in Ireland all three...
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Marketing Madness

The children in Mr. Gallagher’s fourth class have embraced persuasive writing and combined this with their entrepreneurial side. They were tasked with developing a unique product and aiming this at a target market. The children captured their audience through pervasive...
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Eggcellent Eggspirements

5th Class have taken on the Crumple Zone challenge. Their brief is to make and design a protective case that will mind the important cargo that is encased inside it (our precious egg!)  The children are only allowed to use K’Nex and four balloons to create their...
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Science Crazy in 5th Class!

Ms. Quinlan’s 5th Class had their very own Science Week last week. The children presented terrific experiments to the rest of the class. From the wacky to the explosive, these experiments were tonnes of fun and the young scientists learned a lot!
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Fitzpatrick Cup Final 2018

The Fitzpatrick Cup concluded yesterday following a tight and tenacious battle between the teams led by Mathew Fitzgerald and Paddy Hussey. The final went to extra time and golden goal following a nerve wracking 20 minutes of action. It took a moment of magic from captain Matthew...
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Fitzpatrick Cup Fixtures 2018

This year the boys and girls from 4th to 6th Class are playing hurling/camoige.  The matches are taking place on the astro turf in U.L.  These are the fixtures for the next set of games. Thursday 18th January 2018
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Rocket Challenge 2018

5th Class are participating in a rocket challenge.  Many thanks to Mr. Mark Gleeson for visiting our school today.  Mark gave an excellent presentation to the children.  They are really looking forward to creating their own rockets. The official launch date for rockets is Feb 21st.
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