Friday Night at the (Christmas) Movies

Blackrock & Haggardstown Christmas Art Competition Winners

Congratulations to all pupils who submitted an entry in to the parish Christmas Art competition. The results have just come back and the following pupils will receive their prize at the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday. Age 4-6 1st: Clara O’Connell 2nd: Mia Stewart 3rd: Leyla Connolly Age 7-9 1st: Eve McGee 2nd: Solai Nagappan 3rd: Ronan Duggan Age 10 and over 1st: Chloe Mc|Grath 2nd: Adela Dobros 3rd:.

Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal

We are once again supporting the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal in school and we hope that every pupil will participate by bringing in a filled and wrapped shoebox to give to children in the world far less fortunate than any of us. This year, why not share your Christmas with a child living on the margins of society, among the poorest  children in the world ? – many of whose families have.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all pupils, families, neighbours and friends of St Francis National School. We will re-open on Monday 9th January 2017.   Read our St Francis NS NewsletterDecember 2016.

Credit Union Art Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the recent Credit Union Art Competition. 1st – Aaron McGuinness-Smith (6th class) 2nd – Davies Ojo (6th Class) 3rd – Megan Reilly (5th Class) Today we were joined by Melanie O’Neill of the Blackrock BHK Credit Union who came in to present the winners with their certificates and prizes. Congratulations to all pupils who took part

Friday Night at the (Christmas!!) Movies

Christmas Concert

The School Christmas Concert and Nativity will take place on Wednesday 14th December. Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Class shall perform at 1pm. Doors will be open from 12.30pm. Pupils may go home immediately after the concert. Second to Sixth Classes will perform at 7pm. Doors will open at 6.30pm This is a fundraising effort and we are giving 3 raffle tickets for each €5 admission. The Christmas raffle.

Re-Cycled Christmas Tree Decoration Competition

WOW! Congratulations to everyone who made a re-cycled Christmas tree decoration for our school tree. The entries were amazing with so much thought and work going in to every one of them. Mrs Lawless said it was the toughest decision to select the winners and had a panel of “experts” from the senior classes to help! Overall winner The Connolly Family for their recycled St Francis calendar star, which is.