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.
Many thanks to everybody for the overwhelming support for our Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day in school last Friday. To the pupils (and their hard working mums!) who baked their hearts out with amazing cakes and buns, to the pupils and staff who brought in donations, to Village Garden florists for the beautiful flowers, to the parents who helped take photos, set up, supervise and clean up in the.
Everyone at St Francis NS is so proud of our 3rd class pupils, Mia, who donated her 16 inch long ponytail to the Rapunzel Foundation last Friday. Mia’s mum explained that Mia had been growing her hair since the age of 3, but really wanted to give her hair towards a wig for someone who has long term hair loss. I takes between 20 to 25 ponytails to make just.