A celebration mass was held in Craggagh Community Centre in honour of Mrs Macken's retirement on Friday 4th October. It was a full house on the night. Pupils, past and present, parents and members of the Craggagh community all gathered together to celebrate with Aingeal. Fr Michael, Fr Pat and Fr Paddy led us in… Continue reading Mrs Macken’s Retirement
Christmas Concert 2018
We had a fantastic night at our Christmas Concert on Wednesday night. The children performed to our biggest audience yet! A huge thank you to all who supported the children on the night. Thanks again to Seán Dwyer for filming all of the performances on the night. You can find a link to each video… Continue reading Christmas Concert 2018
Easter Bake Sale! Easter Sunday Morning in the school. Details:
Our Parent Association are holding their annual Easter Bake Sale on April 1st, Easter Sunday. The Bake Sale will take place in the school after 9:30am Mass. Members of the PA will be available to collect baking from 6pm to 6:30pm on Saturday evening, or before Mass on Sunday morning. All proceeds raised by the… Continue reading Easter Bake Sale! Easter Sunday Morning in the school. Details:
Poetry Evening with Terry McDonnagh @KStPatricksDay
As part of the St Patrick's Day Festivities in Kiltimagh, we participated in a lovely evening of poetry and song with our friends from St Aidan's NS. The event was hosted and facilitated by local poet, Terry McDonnagh. In the weeks leading up to this evening, Terry visited the school a number of times and… Continue reading Poetry Evening with Terry McDonnagh @KStPatricksDay
Visit from local author Anthony Broderick @JEP_ie
Anthony Broderick, author of The Adventures Jack and Adam series of children books, visited us this week to talk about his work as an author and as an entrepreneur. So far, Anthony has published 3 books in the Jack and Adam series. Anthony spoke at length about the writing process, what inspires him and what… Continue reading Visit from local author Anthony Broderick @JEP_ie
Junior Entrepreneur Workshop We have embarked on another Junior Entrepreneur Adventure! Our company is still in its infancy, and is as yet unnamed. However we had a very productive workshop last week with "Heritage Expert" Mark Wilson. We began production of our recycled copper key-rings and wooden key-ring holders. We had a very busy… Continue reading JEP Workshop
Heritage Workshop with Mark Wilson We had a brilliant day with "Heritage Expert" Mark Wilson last week. Children from all classes learned about the many uses of the willow tree (sally) as well as a range of other traditional wood crafts. As you can see form the images below, we had great fun making bunny… Continue reading Heritage Workshop
Mid Term Break Update
Half-day closure on February 14th Publication of Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Assessment Dear Parents, The school will close at the earlier time of 12pm on Wednesday, February 14th. This is also the day that the mid-term break begins. We will reopen again on Monday, February 19th. This half day closure, in accordance with… Continue reading Mid Term Break Update
Christmas Concerts 2017
What a great day we had yesterday! Thanks to all who helped out in any way. Click on the links below to watch the videos. You should be able to expand to full screen. Thanks again to Seán for videoing the concerts. Infants Middle Room Senior Room
Parent/Teacher meetings next week, book your slot here:
Parent/Teacher Meetings 2017 Parent/Teacher meetings take place next week. This year we are using an online booking system. You can access this here: https://goo.gl/yvn983 All teachers will be available until 5pm on Tuesday evening. For your convenience however, there are also a number of other time slots available throughout the week with all teachers. Please let… Continue reading Parent/Teacher meetings next week, book your slot here:
Mini 7s success!
Mini 7s Success! "An rud is annamh is iontach!" The Area 8 Mini 7s trophy will spend (some of) the winter in Craggagh for the first time ever following today's blitz in Swinford. A combined team of Craggagh and Straide emerged victorious from a pulsating day's sport. Victories in the early rounds against Meelick and… Continue reading Mini 7s success!
Parent Association AGM Oct 9th at 9pm. Details:
Our Parent Association AGM will take place in the Community Centre on Monday, October 9th at 9pm. Notice from our PA is posted below:
Modern Dance with Nikki – Videos from today’s performances!
After 7 weeks of rehearsals, we finally got the chance to share our performances with you! Well done to the children in all classes who worked so hard on their routines and to Nikki herself. Thanks again to our brilliant Parent Association who fund these dance lessons. All three rooms are in the YouTube playlist below… Continue reading Modern Dance with Nikki – Videos from today’s performances!
Parents – a few important dates for your diary in the run up to our summer holidays! Click here:
End of Year Update – Dates For Your Diary Friday June 16th Dance Off! (Modern and Traditional dancing from all classes) 1pm – 2pm Monday June 19th School Sports Day (weather permitting) Friday June 23rd Sponsored Walk, Balla Woods 10am Monday June 26th End of Year Mass and Graduation 7:30pm … Continue reading Parents – a few important dates for your diary in the run up to our summer holidays! Click here:
NEW: Craggagh NS After School Child-minding | Opening Sept 2017
We are setting up an After School Childminding Facility in Craggagh NS from September 1st 2017. The facility will be located in the school building (downstairs classrooms) and grounds and will operate from 3pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday. Infants availing of the facility will be supervised from 2pm to 3pm. Parents availing of the… Continue reading NEW: Craggagh NS After School Child-minding | Opening Sept 2017