Something spooking is stirring around Craggagh this week! Bats, pumpkins, witches and ghosts are roaming the corridors There's lots of spooky art work happening in each room! Don't forget, our PA have a very scary evening in store this weekend! Please note that the date of this event has been changed to Friday, Oct 28th.… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like….Hallowe’en!
The children from 3rd to 6th experienced a wonderful workshop, facilitated by Dave Swift of Claiomh on Tuesday last, Oct 18th, all about Vikings and in particular their clothing and weaponry. Dave delivered a huge amount of information in a very short space of time so the following is a summary of his main points! The majority… Continue reading Vikings Workshop in @NMIreland Turlough House with @claiomh_ireland (warning – long read!)
Craggagh National School Board of Management Meeting October 20th, 2016 Agreed Report Re-fencing of school yard is almost complete, thanks to Seán Dwyer, Kieran Keane, John Killeen and Jimmy Murphy for their time and work. Extensive work has been carried out over the summer on the septic tank area. It is hoped to paint… Continue reading Board of Management Meeting – Agreed Report 20/10/16
Health Screening will take place in the school on Tuesday, October 25th. Letters from the School Health Service have been sent home with all Junior Infant children.
The following is a message from our PA Committee As you are now aware, the AGM of Craggagh PA will be held on Monday, October 24th, 2016 in the Community Centre at 8pm. The election of a new PA committee is on the agenda. The present officers and their positions on the committee are: CHAIRPERSON: Mary… Continue reading Upcoming PA AGM – Election of Officers
The local Cumann na mBunscol Mini 7s blitz will take place next Thursday in the Amenity Park, Swinford. As always, the Mini 7s competition pits us against schools of all sizes. This year we will be joining forces with our friends in Straide NS. They are a 3 teacher school like ourselves. Today, we hit… Continue reading Mini 7s is just around the corner so we were out in gorgeous autumn sunshine today!
Packed full of news and updates, click here to download: newsletter-autumn-16
We have made a plethora of updates to our school calendar including trips to Turlough House and Linen Hall Theatre as well as religious sacraments taking place in 2017. There will be further updates in the coming days for football, rounders and athletics.
We are delighted to announce that we will be running our pupil savings scheme again this year. Susan from Kiltimagh Credit Union will be with us each Wednesday morning.
Another September, another All Ireland Final....but we have a good feeling about his one! From our newest Junior Infants to our 6th Class, all have been busy making headbands and wristbands so we can wear our Mayo colours with pride in the lead up to September 18th. We hope to be able to tie a… Continue reading Headbands, get your headbands!
Our Infant classroom are in for a real treat next month, culture buffs that they are! They're off to the Linen Hall Theatre in Castlebar to see an exciting show called "Conor: At The End Of The Universe" on October 28th. This show is part of the Linen Hall's fabulous Roola Boola Children's Art Festival.… Continue reading Theatre Outing For Our Infants!
Our blue and red school flag has made the 9,000km Journey to Brazil with Regina Flanagan, aunt of Amy, TJ and Katie McNicholas. Regina is volunteering in Rio with the athlete medical team and has sent us some great pictures from behind the scenes at the Olympics. Below is a selection of snaps taken at… Continue reading Craggagh flag on tour in Rio….full gallery! #rio2016 @thecontel
Our Junior Entrepreneur project has come to an end and Super Smoothies Ltd has been wound up. Today we got to spend the remainder of our profits having already purchased ukuleles. We had an absolutely fantastic day in Westport House! We enjoyed the flume ride, swinging ship, cannon ball run, swan pedal boats and the… Continue reading Spending our JEP profits in Westport House! Photo gallery
This week we are learning all about the Solar System. We are learning about our planet Earth and the other seven planets in the Solar System. We will be using books, pictures and the internet to research and learn more about this topic. Here are a list of useful websites you can use to research… Continue reading Planet Earth in Space
It's Championship time! This week, we'll kick off our summer Lunchtime League with 4 teams made up of the boys and girls in 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th classes. The first round of matches will be played this Wednesday lunchtime. We hope to play our Championship Finals during our Sports Day. Best of luck… Continue reading Lunchtime League