School News

Internet Safety Talk for parents – Monday, Nov 30

Our PA have organised a talk on Internet Safety to be presented by Ms Cliona Sheehan of the National Parents' Council on Monday, November 30st at 7:30pm in the Community Centre. The session will focus on strategies for improving communication between parents and children and negotiating boundaries to their internet usage. Parents will be introduced to… Continue reading Internet Safety Talk for parents – Monday, Nov 30

Mr Charlton

Alannah’s Great Grandfather’s War of Independence Medals #rang1916 @mayo_history @dfarchives

We're studying all things 1916 in history these days as we lead up to next year's centenary celebrations. We are particularly interested in local stories about Craggagh, Kiltimagh & Balla and the lives of the people who lived here.    Today, Alannah brought in these medals which were awarded to her great grandfather, Martin McNicholas,… Continue reading Alannah’s Great Grandfather’s War of Independence Medals #rang1916 @mayo_history @dfarchives

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Paper Planes Competition – the results are in! #scienceweek Amazing work!

We had some absolutely fantastic entries for our paper plane competition today. We saw a great range of designs from students right throughout the school. Our longest flight was recorded at 11m 30cm by Oisín in 4th class, making him the Senior Room winner. TJ recorded the longest flight in the middle room with 9m 58cm… Continue reading Paper Planes Competition – the results are in! #scienceweek Amazing work!

Mr Charlton, Ms Walsh, School News

3rd and 4th Class boys to compete in FAI Schools Futsal competition

FAI Schools Futsal for 3rd/4th Class The boys of 3rd and 4th classes will participate in the local Futsal competition to be held in Breaffy House Sports Centre on November 24th. Our boys have been drawn in Group A which will see them pitted against Breaffy NS, St Pats NS (Castlebar) and Snugboro NS. The top team… Continue reading 3rd and 4th Class boys to compete in FAI Schools Futsal competition

Mr Charlton

Paper Helicopters for #scienceweek

The competition is heating up in Craggagh ahead of our Plane Making Competition which will take place on Friday. We've discovered that our paper planes will need both thrust and lift to stay in the air. We will provide thrust by throwing our planes...that's the easy part! The lift must come from our design.   Today we explored gravity and air resistance… Continue reading Paper Helicopters for #scienceweek

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Swimming Lessons Postponed

Unfortunately, due to ongoing renovations in Breaffy Leisure Centre, swimming lessons have been postponed until after Christmas. We have rescheduled the lessons to begin on Friday, January 8th, running for six weeks as before. A letter is going home in school bags today to this effect. Apologies for the inconvenience!

Mr Charlton, School News

Plane making competition for #scienceweek15

It's time to get designing! There'll be lots of science related activities throughout the school next week as we celebrate #ScienceWeek15 which runs from November 8th to 15th. On Friday we will be holding a competitive friendly paper plane making contest! 😉 Details below: Planes need two things to stay in the air, "thrust" and "lift". You will… Continue reading Plane making competition for #scienceweek15