National Walk to School Week

Let’s put our best feet forward for National Walk to School Week! This week, consider leaving the car at home, or parked away from the school to allow children walk. Good exercise, good for the environment, good news all round!!! Join us on Wednesday for National Walk to School Day!! Pupils who walk to school are welcome to dress up to mark the occasion.

National SOW (Scoot to School)

Thank you to all pupils (and parents) who braved the elements and scooted to school yesterday for National SOW Day.   Special mention to the Mc Cann boys (pictured below), twins from 1st and from 4th class who all scooted with their mum running alongside them to keep up!  As a committed Green School we like to show our support for a greener, healthier environment by encouraging pupils to scoot (or cycle,.

Flag Raising Ceremony

Today at St Francis NS we had a special flag raising ceremony to celebrate the three flags recently awarded to our school. First we celebrated our Green Schools Travel Flag. This is our 4th Green Schools Flag, after Litter and Waste, Energy and Water. We were joined by Sorcha Brophy, the Travel Education Officer for An Taisce, who raised the flag with the assistance of Kate, Wendy and Jan Lan,.

May School Assembly

Last Friday we had our monthly whole school assembly to acknowledge the recent achievements in St Francis NS. The following individuals and teams were acknowledged for outstanding acheivements: Aswati – for Irish Dancing Sam – for his club’s football player of the year award Jai – for winning the Libby Dynamites Golden Ticket (one years free basketball coaching) Sean – for outstanding performance at basketball The St Francis girls and.

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Green Flag for Travel

Today is a very proud day for everyone at St Francis NS. At a ceremony at The Helix, at DCU, Dublin, we were awarded our 4th Green Flag. Sadly we could not take the whole school to the ceremony, or even our whole Green Schools Committee. Instead Mrs Lawless selected three pupils from the committee who had made an outstanding contribution this year towards our Green School Initiatives. This, our.