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Peace Circles go the Full Turn

Yesterday we said thank and au revoir to the wonderful Lucy who has been visiting 4th class over the past few months, helping us through the Peace Builders/Peace Circles programmes where we learned about life values such as love, honesty, integrity and empathy. We appreciate Lucy for

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Chess Club Champs!

Our second Chess Club of the school year is now going strong. We have a great spread   of fine players from 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th! The future for chess in Franner is very bright in these boys’ hands.

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Peace Circles

5th are enjoying exploring and understanding our Peace Circles values such as Trust, Respect & Empathy with Lucy on Fridays. Thanks to Lucy for the super Superhero stories every week. We love them!

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CoderDojo is Back in 5th & 6th

Coding Ninja from 5th & 6th have started their training in Scratch programming under the watchful eyes of our Sensei friends from Workday Ireland. Great fn combined with serious learning.

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5th Class Drumming Out Poverty

Please click on the link below to check out 5th class’ brilliant percussion performance at the Druid’s Glen Resort with the boys from Blarney St CBS in Cork City. You are a credit to your school, your families and yourselves….very well done!    

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Chess TV

Chess TV

Click on the link below to watch footage from the RTE Nationwide programme featuring the brilliant chess boys of Franner.

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Monkstown Sports Day

Big thanks to Dermot and everyone at Monkstown for making us feel so welcome. Congrats to Mr. Goggin’s class on winning the tug of war!

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Franner TV Appearance this Friday

Remember way back in March the RTE cameras came to record a piece on the boys of Franner and their love of chess? Well they are due to feature as a part of the Nationwide programme tomorrow, Friday 5th, at 7pm on RTE 2!

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6th Class Mr Goggin Christmas Play

Christmas Play 2014 Please click the link below to watch the 6th Class, Mr. Goggin’s Christmas Play.  Well done to all of the boys…the hard work, co-operation and good humour paid off! https://www.dropbox.com/s/kbrcs2treqe14mf/Christmas%20Play%202014.MP4?dl=0  

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Brandon O’Keefe – 100 Word Challenge

Brandon O’Keefe – 100 Word Challenge

He was shocked to find his brother. He said, “what are you doing here? You’re not welcome here.” His brother said, “I want to destroy your nightmare of terror.” The Lord of Nulth said, “Get him out of here!” But his brother fought his guards and beat

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Alex Doona – 100 Word Challenge

Alex Doona – 100 Word Challenge

He was shocked to find the old man which they had kidnapped because they thought it was a little boy.  The man was really sixty years old but he was so small and he was carrying two machetes.  When they opened the bag he hit them in

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Aaron Kenny 100 Word Challenge

Aaron Kenny 100 Word Challenge

He was shocked to find nothing. It was exactly what he wanted in his world, nothing. Then the worst thing happened at the dawn of day, everything came to life as lord of Nulth let out a scream. Him and his minions would disintegrate and eighteen hours

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100 WC- Aaron Balfe

The Man It was a dark grim night and a man and his wife just died. He was wearing a black jacket. He went into the woods. He was going to the Hellfire Club but as he was walking he heard a girl singing la la la

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100WC – Allen Ibba

100WC – Allen Ibba

“I will avenge you my friend,” whispered a man in black.  He was sitting beside a tree reading a newspaper.  This man hated people and people hated him.  He only had one friend.  They were friends for five years until he got decapitated.  He sat there waiting

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Slimly Science in Sixth

Slimly Science in Sixth

  Mr Goggin’s boys were busy exploring properties of materials and states of matter yesterday afternoon…so we decided to make this cool slime!!  

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#makinghistory

#makinghistory

@6thClassFranner made history today by sending our first ever tweet.  We are looking forward to tweeting our goings on throughout the year #firsttweet

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Check out the Style in Sixth

Check out the Style in Sixth

Well done to all of the boys in 6th who turned out so well for their Confirmation/Class Photo on Friday.  

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Confirmation Day

On behalf of the entire school community I would like to wish all of the boys in 6th class making their Confirmation this morning and their families, the very best.  Below are some poems written by the 6th class boys in anticipation of their big day….  

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Happy Mothers Day from 6th Class

6th class were busy making pop up Mothers Day Cards for their deserving Mams yesterday.  Excellent work lads….your mams will be very proud!

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College Awareness with Solas

  Last week 6th class were working on College Awareness with the Solas Project.  On Tuesday 6th class were visited by Amy and the people from Solas for a presentation on what we could expect from college life and on Friday we were brought on a visit

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