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Navan Chess Tournament

On Thursday the 21st of March, 2024, St Francis NS played against other schools as "The Master Knights." 5th and 6th Class pupils from across the North East played against each other in Simonstown Gaels GAA Hall in Navan, Co. Meath.  Competition was fierce because these were the best players from the best schools in the Ficheall competitions from this part ...

2024-04-03T15:03:12+01:00Categories: School News|Tags: , |

Seachtain na Gaeilge Scoil Phroinsias Naofa 2024

Thosaigh Seachtain na Gaeilge 2024i Scoil Phroinsias Naofa le stáisiún léitheoireachta i ranganna 2-6. Bhain na páistí sult agus spraoi as gníomhachtaí léitheoireachta bunaithe ar fíor-leabhair éagsúla. St. Francis NS started Seachtain na Gaeilge 2019 with 2nd – 6th class taking part in reading stations in Irish. They enjoyed fun reading activities based on a range of story books. Le ...

2024-04-05T11:34:11+01:00Categories: School News|

Ardee Chess Tournament

Special congratulations to Rordan and Nazar from 6th and Daniel from 5th for winning all six of their matches! Our Chess Tournament In the morning the three chess teams were waiting for the bus to arrive.  The chess teams got on the bus and picked up St. Oliver’s students and drove to Ardee.  We all went inside and there ...

2024-04-02T11:40:37+01:00Categories: Pupils' News|

Leinster Minor Schools Gala

Congratulations to our swimming champions! On Sunday Cian, Robert and Matthew woke up early to go to the Leinster Minor Schools gala.  The first stroke was freestyle.  Cian got 42.3 sec, Robert got 48.21 and Mathew got disqualified.  Next was breaststroke.  Cian got 56.12. Robert got 1 m 2 sec and Matthew got 59.3 and the last stroke ...

2024-03-06T17:27:27+00:00Categories: Pupils' News|

Swimming Gala

On sunday I woke up at 6am to go to the Leinster Minor Schools gala.  The first event was freestyle.  I got a time of 42.13 and I got 6th out of 30.  Then breaststroke was next.  I got 46.2 and I came 4th out of 30.  After that I had the backstroke.  I got 41.1.  I won!!!!!  1st ...

2024-03-06T17:27:32+00:00Categories: Pupils' News|

Chess Tournament

Chess Club Yesterday St Olivers’s chess team came to our school so both teams could practice for the tournament.  Sadly St Olivers did not have enough players so I played against Liam, Conor and Cian.  I did not win but I came close and had such a good time.  There was so many chess boards and so many ...

2024-03-06T17:27:39+00:00Categories: Pupils' News|

Happiness in a Box

The Impact of the Shoebox Appeal Dear teachers and school children, We cannot thank you enough for being a part of the Shoebox Appeal Project.  Your selfless acts of kindness have brought immense joy and warmth to the hearts of impoverished and displaced children in Romania and Ukraine. The children in Ireland, with their kind hearts, collect and ...

2024-03-06T17:27:51+00:00Categories: School News|