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Family Fun Run..Get Your Runners On!

15th January, 2018 | 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 One And All Straffan Community Hall are delighted to announce the Straffans First Ever Family 5k and 10k Fun Run Sunday 11th March, 10:00 am Come on , no bother to you! Check out https://www.popupraces.ie/upcoming-events/ for more info. Upcoming Events – Pop Up Races Coolkenno 10k/5k Road Run: Coolkenno: 7th January 2018 11:00 am: Register: Arachas Ferrycarrig 5: […]

Seasonal Influenza Advice

12th January, 2018 | by Sean Keane | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Information , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

It’s a new year and those pesky bugs continue to affect us.  We’ve had a number of cases of the vomiting bug and flu in the school. If your child is unwell and particularly if they are vomiting, please keep your child at home to minimise the spread of infection.  Also remind your child to […]

January Newsletter 2018

12th January, 2018 | 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

  January Newsletter 09/01/18   Welcome back and a Happy New Year to you all!!  It was great to see all the happy, smiling faces back in school again on Monday morning!   We also have some new families to welcome into the school community and I know that they will be made feel very welcome. […]

Charity Christmas Fair!

10th January, 2018 | 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

Before the Christmas break, the students of 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th oraganised a Charity Christmas Fair. The Fair was a ‘Mini Company’ style event whereby students’ set up their very own stall and sold items they created. The event was a huge success. The students’ raised just over €2,600!! All proceeds raised on the day […]

Happy Christmas!!!

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

It’s the end of the first term and I have to say it has been a fantastic term.  We have all achieved and learned so much.  I thought this was a good opportunity to reflect on the many experiences all the children have had since the start of September. This term we have: celebrated our […]

Christmas Carol Service!

19th December, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

On Monday the 18th of December, the students of 3rd and 4th class made the journey to Ballymore Eustace to partake in the annual Christmas Carol Service. The service is in memory of Gemma Hanlon, Ms. Hanlon’s mother who was much loved by her family, friends, colleagues and students alike. The Carol Service was first organised […]

December Newsletter 2017

5th December, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

December Newsletter 03/12/2017 Ho Ho Ho, not long to go!!!  Christmas is fast approaching and all the boys and girls have been very busy getting ready for the big day.  Eamon our rascal of an elf is back again causing all sorts of mischief.  Make sure to keep an eye out for him.  You never […]

Mince Pies, Mulled Wine & Music in Friel’s.

5th December, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Fifth Class , First Class , Fourth Class , Junior Infants , School News , Second Class , Senior Infants , Sixth Class , Third Class , Uncategorised

   Friel’s have kindly organised a quiz night this Friday 8th December.  All proceeds will go to the school.   Sounds like a great night of fun!  We would appreciate your support! Please see the link below for more information.  Mince pies & mulled wine  

Basketball Ireland is coming to Straffan N.S.!

1st December, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Uncategorised

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Basketball Ireland who are coming to Straffan N.S. for a 6 week block, to train 1st & 2nd class in basketball skills! Steph Pollard, a U.S. basketball scholarship holder with Maynooth University, along with David Donnelly from mBasketball Ireland are most welcome! Follow our progress on our […]

#BeActive Schools Campaign 2017!

1st December, 2017 | by Breda McAuliffe | Filed in Uncategorised

September is back with a bang in Straffan N.S.! We are back to school and we are getting ACTIVE! European Week of Sport is taking place on 23rd – 30th September 2017, and we have lots of activities planned for it! Throughout the week pupils will undertake the #BEACTIVE Schools campaign! From Monday 23rd – […]

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