To celebrate St Francis Day (4th October) we had a visit from Newgrange Falconry. Brian and Barbara from Newgrange Falconry brought a selection of birds, including falcons, hawks and owls. They also brought along falconry equipment that including gloves, hoods, telemetry, jesses and leashes. The birds were placed on their perches or blocks and displayed in a cordoned off viewing area. One by one each bird was placed on the.
Today we welcomed Garda Damien Welby who came in to talk to senior pupils about firework safety. Before he left, Garda Damien paid a visit to the Junior Infant classes to see how they were settling in to school. He reminded all the children about the importance of making good choices and playing nicely. Before he left he treated them to a blast of the siren on is car and.
Congratulations to the boys Gaelic Team who went to Annagassan today to play a blitz in the Cumann na mBunscol League. They won their match against a strong Walshestown team, and lost by 2 points to the very impressive team from St Finians (Dillonstown). Well done boys!
Some information about an upcoming Information Evening which will take place at the Nuremore Hotel in Carrickmacross on behalf of the recently created Down Syndrome Centre North East (DSCNE).
Thank you to BHK Credit Union for their end of year donation to the school. This money will be used to purchase a set of new football goals for the Juniors. We are very grateful to our local Credit Union for their ongoing support of our school throughout the year. Pictured is Deirdre, manager of BHK Credit Union with Principal, Oreena Lawless.
Congratulations and many thanks to Team St Francis who participated in the Blackrock Tidy Towns Raft Race on Sunday. The team won their heat to get through to the final, but just missed out on being placed in a very competitive race. Thank you to Mary Scanlon, Paul Scanlon, David Norton and Ken Norton for braving the cold water and representing St Francis NS so well. Also many thanks to.