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Swimming 2024

Swimming lessons have been organised for Forgney National School pupils at Athlone Regional Sports Centre.  The lessons will start on Monday January 8th 2024 at 10 am. 

Classes will continue for 6 weeks up until Monday 19th February 2024. (excluding 5th February 2023 which is a Bank Holiday).

Board of Management 2023 – 2027

Forgney National School would like to thank sincerely the outgoing Board 2019/2023 for their commitment dedication and service to the running of the school.

We would like to welcome our new Board and wish them well in their particular appointed roles.

Board of Management Members     2023  –  2027

Chairperson:          Rev. Fr. Oliver Devine            Patrons Nominee

Mrs. Mai Reilly                       Patrons Nominee

Secretary:                Mr. Adrian Coughlan              Principal

                                    Mrs. Claire Tyther                  Teacher

                                    Mrs. Sharon Halse                   Parents Nominee

                                    Mr. Alec Mills                        Parents Nominee

                                    Mr. Frank Masterson              Community Nominee

Treasurer:              Mrs. Marion Maye                  Community Nominee

                                   

Basketball Blitz

Forgney National School pupils took part in a very successful and enjoyable Basketball blitz. The Tournament was hosted by Wilson’s Hospital School on Thursday 30th November. Several 2 – Teacher schools took part, teams were picked and mixed between all schools so pupils had a wonderful chance to play with lots of other children. This was a great success and the children really enjoyed taking part.

Christmas 2023

Forgney National School Pupils will perform their Nativity play and Carol Service in Forgney School on Wednesday 13th December 2023 at 7.pm.  

Family, friends and all the community are welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Christmas Outing to Truroe Pet Farm and Leisure Park is on Thursday 21st December, this promises to be a very enjoyable day out for the children!

Forgney School will close for the Christmas holidays on Friday 22nd December 2023 at 12. Noon and will reopen on Monday 8th January 2024.

Forgney National School Staff would like to extend a very Merry Christmas and our best wishes for a Happy New Year to all our School Community!

Computer Classes 2023

Forgney National School Computer Classes commenced on Friday 10th November 2023. The class tutor is Margaret Dolan from the I.T. learning centre in Roscommon. Computer classes take place every Friday for seven weeks finishing on 22nd December.

The children are taught MS word, MS Excel, Powerpoint and coding, and are awarded certs at the end of the seven weeks.

We would like to thank our Board of Management and Parents’ Association for their help in financing this very valuable programme.

Hallowe’en 2023 at Forgney National School

October 27th was a very scary day at Forgney School. The classrooms were inundated with terrifying ghosts and witches and lots of creepy characters of all shapes and sizes. However the children were not too scared to enjoy ‘apple on a rope’ ‘catwalk parade’ scary disco dancing and a lovely party with treats and fun galore.

Well done to everyone who dressed themselves in the most amazing costumes and hair do’s. It was hard to tell who was who! Boo!

Football 2023

Football Coaching is taking place every Friday, we would like to thank our GAA coach Andrew Maine for his dedication to training our pupils and giving them great example in the sport. Forgney School came up against Glen in the league and came out the winners with a score of 11-10 to 1-10. Forgney school will play St. Johns on 21st March, we wish them the best of luck in that game.

Congratulations to our soccer team competing in the SPAR 5 – aside soccer competition and reaching the semi-final. Forgney soccer team have played 4 games, winning 3 and losing 1. This semi-final game is scheduled for April 18th, we wish them the very best of luck.

St. Patrick’s Day 2023

A huge congratulations is extended to the pupils and parents and guardians of Forgney National School on their St. Patrick’s Day float entry. Well done on winning 2nd prize in this competition, we are very proud of this amazing achievement. We hope everyone enjoyed the parade and had a lovely Bank Holiday.

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