Dangan National School - News
Community Games Sports DayMay 31st, 2014
Congratulations to the boys who did so well in the Community Games Sports Day earlier this month. Conor McCarthy came first in the U 8 60m flat and the 80m flat, Danny Murphy came third in the U 14 100m flat and also 3rd in the U14 shotput and Eoin McCarthy came 3rd in the U12 600m final. Well done
to these great athletes.
The Art Of PointillismMay 23rd, 2014
The First and Second Class children recently enjoyed creating images of flowers using the art of Pointillism. Their use of a variety of colours helped to give a very colourful display reflecting the beauty of God’s world in Summertime.
Art ExhibitionMay 7th, 2014
Cllr. Pat Hayes opened the Art Exhibition on Tuesday last and praised the children for the outstanding standard of their Art. He spoke to them about the importance of developing their artistic talents and particularly about their good fortune in attending a small school where the artistic talents of children can be constantly nourished. Afterwards they used their tin whistles, recorders, concertinas and percussion instruments to entertain both their parents and Cllr. Hayes.
Medals For Speech And DramaApril 12th, 2014
The Speech And Drama Project has been a great success this year with the children making great strides in this area of their curriculum. A number of children participated in the Féile and are pictured here displaying their medals with great pride. Well done to all concerned !
Concentric CirclesApril 6th, 2014
Engaging with a wide variety of colours and using chalk pastels the children in the Junior Room thoroughly enjoyed creating concentric circles – thus combining their artistic and mathematical skills to create works of art.
March 17th, 2014
St.Patrick’s DayMarch 17th, 2014
Beannachtaí Na Féile OrtMarch 14th, 2014
The children in the Junior Room enjoyed the story of St.Patrick – our Patron Saint. They used their artistic talents to make mitres and crozier like banners, recreating images associated with the Great Saint. We listened to the song Dóchas Linn Naomh Pádraig on You Tube, enjoying the lyrics and accompanying orchestra.
Tag RugbyMarch 11th, 2014
County FinalistsMarch 11th, 2014
Congratulations to Liam Flynn and Eoin McCarthy for receiving Third place in the County Final of the Community Games Project Competition for their project on The Red Panda! Great success boys !