School News

7th Green School Flag!

We were delighted to be presented with our 7th Green Schools Renewal Award yesterday at a ceremony at the Fairways Hotel. This was in recognition of "outstanding achievement in improving the environmental quality of the school and community". Special thanks to the pupils of our Green Schools Committee (sadly not all of them could come to the ceremony), headed ...

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|

The Daily Mile

This week we have re-launched our Daily Mile for 2024. The Daily Mile is a social activity wherein children run or jog, at their own pace, for 15 minutes every day during school hours with their classmates.  Everyone has fun taking part – it is not P.E. nor is it competitive – while building relationships, confidence and resilience. For more ...

2024-01-11T13:03:30+00:00Categories: School 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|

Thank You to The Geraldines GFC

Thank you to The geraldine GFC for their €500 donation to the school following their recent family fun day. Pictured receiving the cheque are Oreena Lawless (Principal), Elise Kierans (Chair of Parents Association of St Francis) and Kevin Soraghan (Geraldines).

2024-03-06T17:28:30+00:00Categories: School News|

Congratulations to Our Quiz Teams

Congratulations to the two St Francis NS Quiz teams who represented the school at the Tráth na gCeist Cumann na mBunscol quiz yesterday afternoon at Knockbridge NS. Sadly we did not get through to the next round, but the pupils did the school very proud with their performance.

2024-03-08T11:43:42+00:00Categories: School News|

Cineáltas Flag

This week we were delighted to receive the CINÉLTAS (Kindness) flag.  St Francis NS is prides itself in being a diverse and inclusive school, where individual difference is valued and celebrated.  Pictured are members of the Student Council with Mrs Lawless and Miss Lundy.

2024-03-08T11:43:54+00:00Categories: School News|