Welcome to school year 2018 – 2019
St. Felim’s awarded Grade A in Anti-Litter League
After a recent An Taisce survey of litter in Irish towns, the grounds of St. Felim’s were awarded Grade A status with the report commending the school on its “well -presented and maintained grounds”. Thanks and congratulations to our caretaker Noel Lee for all the hard work he does in maintaining the school grounds to the highest standard and also the Green Schools Committee for keeping us a litter free zone.
Hurling Champions 2019!!!
Huge congratulations to our Hurling Team that were crowned county champions on Monday 10th June in the 3G Pitch. The team fought bravely to overcome St Michael’s Cootehill in extra time and all in St. Felim’s are tremendously proud of the team and its mentors. Well done to all involved!!!
School tours are in full swing with Mr. Brady and Mr. Fortune’s classes visiting Navan Adventure Centre and Miss Carroll and Miss Cahill’s classes going to Causey Farm. Ms. Farrell’s class went to the Aquatic Centre, Kilmainham Gaol and got a guided tour of Glasnevin Cemetery. Mrs. Fitzpatrick and Miss Smith-Lynch’s classes will be going to Navan Adventure Centre, Mr. Tighe’s class are expecting to have a fun day in Tayto Park while Miss Fitzpatrick, Miss Smith and Ms. O’Reilly’s classes are hoping for a fun time in Funtasia next week. Mrs. O’Neill and Ms. Maguire’s classes will go to Castle Park Leisure Centre.
School finishes on Friday 21 June 2019 for the summer break and resumes again on Wednesday 28 August 2019. Hope everyone has a safe, happy and relaxing holiday.
6th class boys had an enthralling trip to the Dáil and The Natural History Museum on Thursday 22nd November. They met with Niamh Smyth TD and got a tour of the Dáil and Seanad Éireann. After that, they went to visit The Natural History Museum which proved a big hit! Thanks to Ms Farrell for organising the trip and Mr Tighe, Ms Mc Cartin and Mr Mahon for accompanying them.
Wonderful launch of the ‘Time to Read’ Programme in conjunction with Cavan County Council and ‘Business in the Community Ireland’.
We look forward to working with volunteers from Cavan County Council on this new initiative in the coming months.
Parent / teacher meetings took place on Tuesday 20th November 2018 after school.
Children have access to the Library on Farnham St., Cavan during school hours
Non-uniform day on Friday 4th May 2018 in aid of Pieta House.
School tours are being organised for all children. Fun days ahead!!
Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018
Tá na páistí ag abairt cúpla focail Gaeilge le chéile gach lá ar fud an seachtain.
Our Teanga Champs for Thursday 15 March!! Maith thú!!
Our Teanga Champs for Wednesday 14 March!! Maith an buachaillí!!
Our Teanga Champs for Tuesday 13 March!! Maith thú!!
Our Teanga Champs for Monday 12 March!! Maith sibh!!
The Parents’ Association of St. Felim’s NS
presented the school with 10 Samsung Tablets
following their Christmas Draw.
Pictured left to right (back row) Karen Kinsella, Parents Association, Ciara Tierney, Dominic Smith Expert Electrical (who sponsored the tablet covers), Kieran Monaghan, Chairperson of Parents’ Assoc., Mary McGovern, Principal, John McHugh, Deputy Principal & Niamh Wallace, SNA, St. Felim’s NS.
(front row) Mariusz Mirocha, Anthony Keogh, Lukas Gecevicius, Michael Monaghan, Ciaran Galligan.
Missing from picture is Teresa Galligan, Parents’ Association.
Activities March – June
Basketball on Mondays
Gymnastics on Tuesdays
Swimming lessons on Tuesday and Wednesday
Soccer on Wednesdays
Yoga and Gaelic on Thursdays
Lots going on in St. Felim’s in the New Year
2nd & 3rd classes doing Gaelic coaching on Fridays.
5th & 6th classes have basketball on Mondays.
Both 4th classes have Swimming this term.
Yoga continues on Thursdays and Soccer on Wednesdays.
Shoe Box Appeal
Excellent response to our Shoe Box Appeal from all classes. Well Done. Lots of colourful boxes full of goodies on their way to children this Christmas!
Congratulations to all the boys who took part in the Cross-Country event that took place in Killenkere on Wednesday 15th Oct. Well done to all.
We have our monthly Healthy Walk today Friday 10th November. We are blessed with the weather for it.
The Student Council’s Cake Sale was a great success. Thank you to all parents, pupils and staff who brought in cakes, cookies and buns.
Charlie, Lorcan, Saim and Darragh are going to Cana House to talk about Halloween on Cavan Community Radio.
Swimming lessons for
Mr. Tighe’s 5th Class on Tuesdays
Mr. Fortune’s 5th Class on Thursdays
Basketball on Mondays
Soccer Coaching continues on Tuesdays
Yoga on Thursdays
Visits to our local Library are scheduled for all classes throughout the term
Congratulations to all the students and teachers who did a random act of kindness for the random friend and teacher. We got our friendship fish completed with all of your acts of kindness. Well Done.
The Student Council have organised Friendship Week for this week Feb 13th -17th. Each student will pick a random friend from a jar of their classmates and also a random member of staff and the aim is to do a random act of kindness for that person during the week. We have a friendship fish displayed outside the hall where scales of kindness will added during the week in the hope that the fish will be fully covered by Friday!
Closing date for Enrolment Applications is Thursday 19 January 2017 Applications received after that date will be added to our waiting list.
Completed Enrolment applications to enrol into St. Felim’s NS for 01 September 2017 must be received along with Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate (where relevant) and a copy of previous year’s school reports and any other relevant reports on or before Thursday 19 January 2017. You can download the Enrolment forms here or call in to the school on Farnham Street, Cavan
Carol Singing by our pupils in Cavan town before Christmas raised a total of €886.34 which was paid over to St. Patrick’s Conference, St.Vincent de Paul Society. Well done and thank you to all who donated to our collection boxes.
10th Oct 2016
Congratulation to Stephen Mc Donagh (6th Class) on retaining his Ulster Title 50kg for the second year in a row. Stephen now will compete in the All Ireland Boxing Finals in February.
Evinas Griksas displaying his man of the match trophy from last weekends Gaelic Football Blitz. Evinas plays for Cavan years Gaels U10s