Post Tagged with: "Spa NS"

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Spa NS Pupils

PHOTOS: First Holy Communion Day Arrives For Spa NS Pupils

September 20, 2020 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

FEW places of worship in the county can rival the Church of the Purification in Churchill for views on a fine day. Lucky then for the fourth class pupils of Spa NS that the sun was beaming down on them as they arrived at the church on Saturday morning for […]

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Students enjoying the Pilates workshop as part of the ‘Health & Wellbeing’ Day.

PHOTOS: Spa NS Hosts ‘Wonderful Well Being Day’

September 21, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

SPA National School was the place to be last Friday as the students and staff hosted a ‘Wonderful Well Being Day’ in the school to highlight the importance of developing healthy lifestyle habits for all ages. The theme for the day was ‘Health is Wealth!’ and the whole event was […]

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Junior Infants at Caherleaheen NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: New Arrivals Settling In At Caherleaheen And Spa NS

August 31, 2019 at 10:43 am 1 comment

FRIDAY was Kerry jersey day around the county and uniforms were replaced with green and gold attire in schools around the county. This was the case when we called to Caherleaheen and Spa national schools to photograph the new junior infants. Teacher Adrienne Heaslip said the children were settling in […]

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Pupils enjoying the Sports Day/Ice Cream day at Spa NS on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Sports Day And Ice-Cream Fun At Spa NS

June 22, 2019 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

SPA NS hosted their annual sports day and Ice Cream Party on Friday and the day ran like clockwork with children enjoying a wide variety of fun and games in the splendid sunshine. In the afternoon, the Parents Association hosted an Ice Cream Party where everyone go to sample some […]

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Setting off at the start of the Donal Walsh Spa NS 6k Challenge on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Another Fantastic Turnout For Donal Walsh Spa NS 6K Challenge

May 20, 2019 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

ONCE again, the weather stayed fine and the crowds came out for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ hosted by the local school on Sunday. The family fun day was organised by the school community in honour of Donal, their past pupil and saw hundreds take to the road for the […]

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Elma Walsh joined staff and pupils at Spa NS on Thursday morning to launch the 2019 Donal Walsh Spa 6k Challenge.

A Wonderful Family Day Awaits At The Donal Walsh Spa 6k Challenge

May 3, 2019 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S. this week as the 2019 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched. This will be the sixth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising an amzing family fun day in honour of Donal, […]

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Spa NS Wins Kerry Primary Schools Debating Final

Spa NS Wins Kerry Primary Schools Debating Final

April 9, 2019 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a packed room for the final of the Kerry Primary Schools Debating Competition on Monday. Sponsored by Concern and organised by the Education Centre, eighteen schools in the county took part in the competition on a knockout basis which culminated in the final at the centre in Dromtacker. […]

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Tom Sheehy who undertakes fundraisers for Enable Ireland, accepts the cheque from sixth class pupils who gave up some of their confirmation money for the charity. Also included is Ms Buckley, Principal Peter Linehan and  Sharon Scanlon from Enable Ireland. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Pupils Donate Part Of Their Confirmation Cash To Enable Ireland

June 7, 2018 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

THE kind-hearted pupils of sixth class in Spa National School have put their hands in their pockets to help out a charity. The beautiful backdrop of Tralee bay provided the setting for a cheque presentation to Enable Ireland as Principal, Peter Linehan, explains. “They offer up part of their confirmation […]

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Principal of Spa NS Peter Linehan with Rowena Savage and Elma Walsh at the Spa NS Donal Walsh 6k Family Fun Run/Walk on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take The Donal Walsh Spa NS 6k Challenge

May 21, 2018 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Live Life’ spirit shone brightly in Spa last Sunday with close to 600 people turning out for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ hosted by the local school. The family fun day was organised by the school community in honour of Donal, their past pupil. “We wanted to honour […]

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Spa NS pupils with Elma Walsh and Principal Peter Linehan launching the Donal Walsh 6km Walk/Run at the school on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Looks Forward To The Donal Walsh 6k Challenge

May 4, 2018 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S.  as the 2018 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched on Thursday. This will be the fifth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising an amazing family fun day in honour of Donal, […]

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Teachers and pupils square up for the basketball game at the school  on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Action-Packed Celebration Of Flags And Fitness At Spa NS

September 30, 2017 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SPA N.S. was certainly the place to be last Friday as the students hosted an action packed celebration of flags, food and fitness. In the morning the student council organised a special whole school assembly to celebrate the Spa National School’s success in retaining their status as a top Healthy […]

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Pupils enjoying Active Schools Week at Spa NS on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Warriors Drop In To Spa NS For Active Schools Week

June 22, 2017 at 6:05 pm Comments are Disabled

THE beautiful weather provided a perfect time for Spa NS to hold their Active Schools Week and on Thursday there were some familiar faces at the school. Kieran Donaghy, Dusan Bogdanovic and John Dowling from Tralee Warriors imparted some basketball tips to eager youngsters and it looked like they were […]

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Runners taking part in the Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge on Sunday morning. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Rainbows And Rockets At Spa NS For 6k Challenge

June 12, 2017 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

IT was wet and windy last Sunday but the ‘Live Life’ spirit shone brightly in all those who turned out for the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ hosted by Spa N.S on Sunday. The school organised the family fun day in honour of Donal, their past pupil. “We wanted to […]

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Elma Walsh with Principal of Spa NS Peter Linehan and those attending the Spa NS family day in memory of Donal Walsh on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Spa NS Looks Forward To Donal Walsh 6k Challenge Next Month

May 24, 2017 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a real buzz of excitement and anticipation at Spa N.S. this week as the 2017 ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’ was launched. This will be the fourth year of the event and the whole school community is busy organising another family fun day in honour of Donal, their […]

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Clemence Igleglesias, Ciara Dowling and Molly Sheehy at their Junior Entrepreneur Programme showcase at Spa National School on Monday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Sweet Taste Of Success For Spa NS Entrepreneurs

April 3, 2017 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE spirit of entrepreneurship was alive and well in Spa National School on Monday as the school’s 5th class students launched their 2017 J.E.P Project, “Spa’s Scrumptious Sweets”! The Junior Entrepreneur Programme is specifically designed to promote entrepreneurship amongst primary school students. Since 2010, over 26,000 primary school students in Ireland have participated […]

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Sarah Donnellan, Erin Donnellan, Kevin Donnellan, Maureen O'Shea and Rachel Fortune at Spa National School's 'Night at the Dogs' on Saturday night. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: A Fun Night At The Dogs For Spa NS

March 12, 2017 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Spa/Churchill community and beyond were out in force last night for its ‘Night at the Dogs’ fundraiser. It was a great night of racing with a wide variety of different novelty activities from bouncy castles to face painting for the younger visitors, to a ‘Battle of the Legends’ with former Kerry […]

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Spa National School pupils and principal Peter Lenihan enjoy their Health Day at the school. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Spa Pupils Get Active For Health And Fitness Day

September 24, 2016 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE importance of healthy lifestyle choices was the main lesson at Spa NS last Friday as the school hosted their annual ‘Health and Fitness’ day. As part of the school’s participation in the European Week of Sport and in association with National Fitness Day, a wide variety of activities were organised […]

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Fiadh and Ella Mai settling into life at Spa NS on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Junior Infants Settling In Nicely At Spa NS

September 2, 2016 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

THE junior infants at Spa NS were all chat when we arrived on Friday morning to take some photos. The girls outnumber the boys, 16 to 10, in the class and they were already well settled in after only a few days.  The pupils started on Wednesday and it went very […]

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Cormac Coffey, Elma Walsh and John Kelly at the Spa NS family day in memory of Donal Walsh on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 600 People Attend Spa NS Donal Walsh Family Day

May 30, 2016 at 3:39 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 600 people visited Spa National School on Sunday for  the ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’  in honour of Donal, their past pupil. “We wanted to honour Donal in a special way and so the committee worked to create an event where people would come together for a few hours, have […]

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Spa NS Wins €500 In Lee Strand ‘Cash 4 Schools’ Draw

Spa NS Wins €500 In Lee Strand ‘Cash 4 Schools’ Draw

May 19, 2016 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

SPA NS were announced as the third winner of the Lee Strand Cash 4 Schools €500 draw. Mighty Mikey Milk created lots of excitement when he visited Spa NS in Tralee this week to present a cheque of €500.  Speaking at the presentation Principal Peter Lenihan said; “Everyone here in Spa NS […]

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Jenny 'Sue Ellen' Crushell, Jeremy 'JR' Walsh, Aidan 'B.A.' Harty and Eileen Harty at the Spa NS 80s disco fundraiser at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Flashback To The 80s At Disco In Ballyroe

February 14, 2016 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

OH the glamour of it all! If ever there was evidence needed that the 80s was the decade that style forgot, a trip to the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday was Exhibit A, B, C through to Z. It was all, of course, in very good fun as a disco inspired […]

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Break Out The Legwarmers For Fundraising 80s Disco For Spa Ns

Break Out The Legwarmers For Fundraising 80s Disco For Spa Ns

January 25, 2016 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

AH, the 1980s! Perms, stonewashed denim jackets and leg warmers were the height of fashion, Stock, Aiken and Waterman soundtracked our lives, teenage girls swooned over Tom Cruise in Top Gun and boys dreamt of Kim Basinger. May God have mercy on our souls. Anyway, you can relive the retina-scorching fashions and synth-heavy pop ‘choons’ at […]

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PHOTOS: Local Primary Schools Win At National Film Awards

PHOTOS: Local Primary Schools Win At National Film Awards

November 11, 2015 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THREE primary schools just north of Tralee received awards for excellence in film making at the 11th FÍS Film Festival, which took place in the Helix, DCU on November 3. St Joseph’s NS in Ballyheigue, Spa and Ardfert National Schools took home an award from Dublin, as well as one […]

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Spa NS Wins In Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Weekend Competition

Spa NS Wins In Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Weekend Competition

October 30, 2015 at 4:01 pm Comments are Disabled

SPA National School pupils were in Killarney for the Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Weekend where they collected a prize on behalf of the school for their efforts in an art and literary competition. The weekend is all about commemorating the Killarney native, Msgr Hugh O’Flaherty, who was became a hero when he helped over 6,500 Jews, US and […]

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sun Shines On Great Day For Donal Walsh 6km Challenge

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sun Shines On Great Day For Donal Walsh 6km Challenge

June 8, 2015 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of runners and walkers turned out on Sunday in beautiful weather and perfect running conditions, to take part in the annual ‘Donal Walsh Spa 6K Challenge’. There was excitement and anticipation on the faces of the competitors, both young and old, as they geared up for the start of the event, a […]

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PHOTOS: Spa Pupils Quiz Irish MEP On Visit To Tralee

PHOTOS: Spa Pupils Quiz Irish MEP On Visit To Tralee

May 13, 2015 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

IRELAND South MEP Deirdre Clune has praised students and teachers from Spa National School after a visit to the school this week. Ms Clune visited the school on Monday to speak to the students about her role as an MEP. The pupils of 6th Class are currently taking part in the […]

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