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The Milford Gazette Autumn 2019 Edition

This season’s edition of The Milford Gazette is packed full of Rugby World Cup roundups, Halloween tales, and fun facts! We’ve a new team on board for 2019/2020 and we hope you enjoy this edition!
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New Board of Management

Date: 16th October 2019 Dear Parents, As you may be aware the current term of the Board of Management will expire on 30/11/2019 and a new Board of Management takes up office on 01/12/2019. Two parents of children enrolled in the school (one being a mother and the other being a...
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Second Class Learn About Minibeasts with Geoff Hunt

Geoff Hunt visited Second Class last week to teach the pupils about the various minibeasts living in the Milford Bug Hotel. The children made drawings and labelled minibeasts, before observing them under Geoff’s microscope.
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Space Week – The Kite Workshop by Neasa Ní Ifearnáin

It was a Monday. Just a normal school morning. Drop the bags on the ground and then wait for the bell to ring and pick them up again. Stand in the line and wait for the teacher to come out and bring us inside the building. As I said before, just a normal, typical Monday morning....
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Letter from Monaleen GAA Club

Dear Parent/Guardian, Football and Hurling training for BOYS born in 2014 will commence at the wall ball area this Friday Sept 6th in Monaleen GAA club @ 6pm. (Contact Richie Murray 0872502055) Football and Hurling training for BOYS born in 2013 will commence on Monaleen...
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Welcome back…

Fáilte is fiche roimh gach duine. You are all very welcome back to Milford after the long summer holidays, and a special welcome to you if it is your first journey through the school.  School reopens at 8:55am on Thursday 29th August 2019 for all classes. All children should...
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Junior Infants Information Notice

School begins at 8.55a.m.  To ease the child into the school routine we have a policy where the Junior Infants day is gradually extended. Please note the following hometimes: Thursday August 29th & Friday August 30th – 12 noon finish. Monday September 2nd  – Friday...
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Graduation Class 2019

Congratulations to our Sixth Class pupils who celebrated their graduation on yesterday evening. A huge thank you to Father Koenraad, Mr. Kelly, Ms. O’Dea, Ms. O’Meara & Ms. Fitzpatrick for preparing the children so well for their Graduation Mass. Many thanks also...
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Booklists

Here are the booklists for the academic year 2019/20 Junior Infants Senior Infants First Class Second Class Third Class Fourth Class Fifth Class Sixth Class
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Milford Gazette

We hope you enjoy our summer edition of The Milford Gazette. It’s a special one for two of our editors, Laurie & Kate who are leaving Milford NS this June and heading off to secondary school. We wish them the best of luck and thank them for their years of service to The...
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Amber Flag

We were delighted to be awarded the Amber Flag in May 2019. The Amber Flag recognises the efforts our school makes in promoting positive mental health and well-being for all. To achieve the Amber Flag this year, we had three goals: Goal 1: To create an Amber Flag notice board in...
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Gaynor Cup 2019

Best of luck to Isabella who will be representing County Limerick in the U13 Gaynor Cup this weekend in UL. Everyone in Milford N.S. is extremely proud of your achievements. Well done!
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City Champions

Well done to all the boys and girls involved in the City Finals this week. Please click on the links below for photos from the Under 11 Boys and Under 13 Girls final. Boys Under 11 Final link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/niw8aww4likpyl6/AACGwJvOWPZ_hs9GrD52QnEOa?dl=0 Girls Under...
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Primary School Sports 2019

Congratulations to our Athletics team who competed in the Primary School Sports in UL today. The Girls’ Team finished in Third Place and the Boys’ Team finished in First Place. Pictured below is Stuart, Captain Fantastic, who accepted the cup on behalf of his...
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Polydron House Building 2019 Challenge

Congratulations to our Junior infants in Ms. Doody’s Class, who have completed the polydron house building challenge. Well done boys & girls
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Neville Cup 2019

Well done to Niamh, Grace, Ellie and Bella who all played for the Girls City team in the Neville Cup recently. Maith sibh cailíní! Bhi siad ar fheabhas
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Primary School Sports Team 2019

Best of luck to our Athletics team who will compete in the Primary School Sports in UL on Thursday, 16th May. The Team has been training each week after school in preparation for the big day. A huge thank you to Mr. Nelligan for managing the team and to all the staff who helped...
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Mackey Cup 2019

Well done to Jack, Matthew and Aaron who all represented the City Team so well in the Mackey Cup last night. Maith sibh buachaillí!
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Great Limerick Run 2019

Well done to all the pupils and staff who participated in the Great Limerick Run 2019.
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Community Games Choir Competition 2019

Congratulations to our school choir who finished in First Place at the Community Games Choir Competition which was recently held at The  Woodlands Hotel, Adare. A huge thank you to our Choir leaders, Ms. Reidy, Ms. O’Meara and Ms. O’Sullivan.
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Aladdin Connect – Troubleshooting

Problem with not receiving notifications and messages Please ensure that you have allowed Aladdin to have access to notifications, have marked your device as a personal device (if applicable) and have validated your phone number.  Please see the guide here for additional...
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Easter Holidays Closing Arrangements

Dear parents, A funeral mass will take place in Milford Church on Friday at 12pm. Please take care on Friday at collection time as the carparks and roads near the school will be very busy. In the interest of health & safety the school has put the following arrangements in...
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St. Patrick’s Weekend Raffle… Thank you

Many thanks to the Parents’ Council for their leadership & support in organising the gym raffle fundraiser.  It was a wonderful success and generated a profit in excess of €11,000.00.  Many thanks  to you the parents for your help selling the tickets and for giving so...
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Indoor Camogie & Hurling Teams

Well done to our Indoor camogie and hurling teams that played in the Allianz Indoor hurling competition at Caherconlish Hall.   
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Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ Camogie Blitz ‘A’ Champions

  Congratulations to the Milford NS U13  camogie girls who won the Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ ‘A’ camogie blitz on Saturday 15th September ’18 in Na Piarsaigh GAA Grounds. Primary schools from all around Limerick city and county competed in the blitz...
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The Treble-City Indoor Camogie Champions 2019

  Congratulations to Milford NS camogie girls who won the City Indoor camogie title for the third year in a row.The girls defeated Ballybrown, Mungret, Gaelscoil Castletroy and  An Mhodhscoil schools in the group stages and defeated  Monaleen NS in a close Final....
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Band Spectacular 2019

The annual School Bands Spectacular saw over 120 pupils from Ennis National School and St. Finnachta’s N.S. Sixmilebridge from Co. Clare as well as Milford National School, Co. Limerick deliver a two-hour performance in the check-in area on 5th March 2019. Many thanks to...
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Analog Devices School Robotics 2019

Well done to our super team who represented the school so well last weekend in the Analog Devices School Robotics competition
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Limerick Choral Festival 2019

Congratulations to Milford NS Choir who came joint 2nd with Parteen NS Choir in the Limerick Choral Festival last Friday afternoon! Well done to everyone involved! Many thanks to our choir leaders Ms. O’Meara, Ms. Reidy, Ms. O’Sullivan and Ms. Murray for their...
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Fitzpatrick Cup Final 2019

We completed the 10th annual George Fitzpatrick Memorial Cup Competition on Thursday, Jan 17th. Congratulations to the 82 boys and girls from 4th – 6th classes who took part.  Consisting of 18 League games and 7 knockout matches, in total it took 25 matches to complete this...
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Geoff Hunt Visit to Senior Infants

Senior Infants had a wonderful time today learning all about the many animals living in Ireland. The children really love their lessons with nature expert Geoff Hunt. Many thanks to Ms. Siobhán Fenton for coordinating Geoff’s visits to our school.
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Fitzpatrick Cup Fixtures January 2019

Here are the fixtures for the next round of games this year.  Best of luck to all teams!
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School Gym Lotto Raffle Winner

Many thanks to everyone who played the school lotto this year.  Everyone who played the school lotto in December had their losing lotto tickets entered as raffle tickets in an end of year draw which also took place on Thursday, 20th December. The lucky winner was Ericia...
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MILFORD NATIONAL SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CHORAL NIGHT

Children from 3rd to 5th participated in a beautiful choral performance on Tuesday, December 11th at 7.30pm in the church. Many thanks to the classroom teachers, special needs assistants for preparing the children so well for their performance.  Many thanks also to past pupils...
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ENROLMENTS 2019

The closing date for enrolments for Junior Infants for September 2019 is 3pm, Friday, January 25th  2019. Even if you have already applied for a place for next year do please contact the office as soon as possible to make sure your child’s name is on the list.
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Lotto Jackpot Winner!

Christmas came early today for one lucky lotto player. A huge congratulations to Ms. Pearl Crosse who won the Lotto Jackpot earlier on today.  Well done Pearl!  Many thanks to everyone who has played the school lotto this year.  We really appreciate your help and support in our...
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Winter Edition of the Milford Gazette

Winter 2018 Gazette Our winter edition is packed full of Christmas movie suggestions, gift ideas, fun baking activities and also includes the winners of our annual Christmas Bauble art competition! We hope you enjoy it, happy Christmas everyone!
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CHRISTMAS PAGEANTS

On Thursday 13th December and Friday, 14th December, the children from Juniors to Second Class performed their pageants in the church at 1pm. Junior and Senior Infants performed on the Thursday.  First and Second Classes performed on the Friday. Many thanks to their teachers,...
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CHRISTMAS CHORAL NIGHT 2018

Children from 3rd to 5th participated in a beautiful choral performance on Tuesday, December 11th at 7.30pm in the church. Many thanks to the classroom teachers and special needs assistants for preparing the children so well for their performance.  Many thanks also to past pupils...
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Stay Safe / RSE Programme for Terms 2 & 3

In Milford N.S. we teach the Stay Safe programme & the RSE (Relationships and Sexuality Education) programme in the second and third terms of the school year. These personal safety education lessons are an integral part part of the SPHE (Social, Personal and Health Education)...
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Christmas Closing Arrangements

Dear parents, A large funeral mass will take place in Milford Church on Friday at 11am. Please take care on Friday at collection time as the carparks and roads near the school will be very busy. In the interest of health & safety the school has put the following arrangements...
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MNS Science Club

The MNS Science Club have been very busy this term.  Many thanks to Ms. Celine Munnelly and to Ms. Claire Quinlan for coordinating this excellent after school club.  The children really love the chance to don their science coats each week!
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STEAM DAY 2018

Here is a quick insight into our STEAM DAY as part of Science Week 2018. We hope you enjoy as much as we did. Science: Floating and Sinking                Magnets                Electrical Energy Technology: ScratchJr                     Creating Mind Mapping Tools Engineering:...
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