Category : Sixth Class

Storm Ophelia Update

15th October, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

As directed by the Department of Education, Straffan NS will be closed tomorrow, Monday 16th October, due to the Red Status Warning issued countrywide by Met. Eireann this evening.  Below is the statement issued by the Department on their website.  Texts have been sent out to all families, however the text system is very busy […]

October Newsletter 2017

4th October, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

October Newsletter 03/10/2017   Wow! Where did September go?  That was a fast month!  Well I hope everyone has settled back into school by now and that everyone is well into the swing of things.  There is a great buzz around the school and it is great to see the positivity and hard work that […]

Help Needed for Local History Project!

28th September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

Primary School Debating Competition

22nd September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

We are spreading our wings out in all directions here in Straffan NS!! For the first time ever 6th Class will be entering into a debating competition.  Public speaking  and having the confidence to stand up in front of an audience is a great life skill and it is fantastic to see that skill being […]

Straffan Boys Bring Home the Tish Carney Cup!

20th September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

Well done to the Straffan Boys on bringing home the Tish Carney Cup by beating off stiff competition last Saturday at the Tish Carney event!!  Great news to hear on a Monday morning!                                             […]

U11 Girls Football On a Winning Start!!

20th September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

Wow what a great couple of matches from the U11 girls football team!! Two out of two so far.  Going from strength to strength.  Today the girls went all the way to Nurney, and in dreadful conditions played an absolute stormer!!  Well done girls!!  Lets hope we’ll get to the final! Big thanks to all […]

Free Concert-Kildare County Orchestra Culture Night 2017!!

20th September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

Hello All You are all invited to a free concert of Familiar Classics in Straffan Community Hall on Friday 22nd September at 8:00pm This concert will be performed by Kildare County Orchestra as part of Culture Night 2017. The 30 piece Orchestra will perform Familiar Classics and Music from the Movies and Musicals. This is […]

U11 Boys Football Start off on the Winning Foot!

13th September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , Fourth Class , Information , School News , Sixth Class

Our GAA season is back with a bang! The U11 boys represented the school fantastically yesterday in the first round of their league, away to Johnstownbridge. The boys led 2-6 to 6 points at half time, and continued their impressive performance into the second half, victorious on a final scoreline of 5-8 to 5-3. Excellent […]

Thank You

11th September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

Thank you! On behalf of my family, we would like to thank Straffan National School, the Principal, teachers, parents, students, my classmates, friends and the entire Straffan community for all the prayers, concern, moral support, financial assistance, gifts and love that were so unselfishly and generously given to us during our tough time and long […]

Straffan Youth Club

6th September, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

Hello All   The Straffan Youth Club are hosting our information evening and sign up this Friday 8th of September at 8pm until 9pm.   The club is open to members from first year to Junior cert and we encourage both young people and parents to attend to find out more.    Speaker on the night […]

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Scoil Bhride, Straffan, Co. Kildare, W23 CD77
(01) 627 2255
secretary@straffanschool.com