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We separate waste in each classroom and in the staff room. Bins are provided for compost, recycling and litter. This maintain our Green schools standards. Last year, we put up bird boxes and insect hotels around the school and in the garden. This allows us to watch wildlife common in this area. We have four […]

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Green Schools

Last June we were awarded our second Green Schools Flag. These two girls were given Green Schools pencils for their awareness to the environment with their recycling and conservation of energy.  

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Green School Motto

In our school, we have two rules, Turn off the lights when it’s bright, Close the door, it’s not a chore, Buzz like a bee, save energy!

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Green School Update

Fionnghuala Ryan (Carlow County Council) will be doing a renewal visit for our Green Flag on Wednesday 26th February at 11.30am. She will be interviewing the Green School Committee on the progress so far on the theme of energy and the continuation of the theme of waste / litter. The flag for waste / litter […]

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Green School Newsletter

Today we wrote a newsletter for parents about our second green flag. Our theme is energy awareness. To save paper and energy for photocopying we are putting the newsletter on the website. if you’re online why don’t you check it out here and save paper! Green School Newsletter Jan 2013

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Environmental Awareness Officer visits!

Fionnghuala Ryan, the Environmental Awareness Officer from Carlow County Council visited our school last week. She met the Green School Committee to talk about how we might tackle energy conservation in our school. We got some great ideas and we can’t wait for our next committee meeting to plan for the next few months. We’re […]

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New Green School Committee

We’re back to work! Get ready to work on flag 2 – Energy! The committee for 2012 – 2013 has been selected. The committee is made up of all the senior children and the staff. Ellie Whitebread was elected as Chairperson and Ciara O’Leary was elected secretary. We wish both girls well in their new […]

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