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St. Patrick’s National School Corracrin achieve Active School Flag The board of management, principal, staff, students and extended school community of Corrarcin NS proudly celebrated receiving their first Active School Flag on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The Active School Flag initiative is a Department of Education and Skills initiative which aims to get more schools, more active, more often. It is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physical active school community. Local GAA Heroes and past-pupils of the school- Ryan, Aoife and Ciara Mc Anespie raised the flag which was dedicated to the late Gary Askin. Gary’s parents Eddie and Geraldine were also in attendance, and principal Richard Baxter reiterated the school community’s thanks to them for their kind donations to the school which led to the provision of the school’s Active Walkway in July 2019, as well as new sports equipment for the school. Master Baxter also paid tribute to the student and staff representatives on the school’s Active School Flag Committee, complimenting them on their organisation of a variety of activities, events and challenges over the past two years since the process was first initiated. Both he and the student speakers described how this initiative positively affected every single student, by promoting active and healthy lifestyles and habits. Aoife Mc Anespie congratulated the staff and students, urging the students not to forget their Active School Slogan over the summer months- .
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St. Patrick’s National School Corracrin achieve Active School Flag The board of management, principal, staff, students and extended school community of Corrarcin NS proudly celebrated receiving their first Active School Flag on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The Active School Flag initiative is a Department of Education and Skills initiative which aims to get more schools, more active, more often. It is awarded to schools that strive to achieve a physically educated and physical active school community. Local GAA Heroes and past-pupils of the school- Ryan, Aoife and Ciara Mc Anespie raised the flag which was dedicated to the late Gary Askin. Gary’s parents Eddie and Geraldine were also in attendance, and principal Richard Baxter reiterated the school community’s thanks to them for their kind donations to the school which led to the provision of the school’s Active Walkway in July 2019, as well as new sports equipment for the school. Master Baxter also paid tribute to the student and staff representatives on the school’s Active School Flag Committee, complimenting them on their organisation of a variety of activities, events and challenges over the past two years since the process was first initiated. Both he and the student speakers described how this initiative positively affected every single student, by promoting active and healthy lifestyles and habits. Aoife Mc Anespie congratulated the staff and students, urging the students not to forget their Active School Slogan over the summer months- .