Second Green Flag for school

Members of the Green School committee make ready the school's second Green Flag for raising during last week's ceremony. 0806JM11
Members of the Green School committee make ready the school's second Green Flag for raising during last week's ceremony. 0806JM11
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The proud pupils of Scoil Phádraig, Rashenny were delighted to raise their second Green Flag last week at a ceremony in the school grounds.

This latest award by An Táisce was presented for the school’s efforts in reducing the amount of energy being used, and, for bringing the energy saving message to parents and the wider community.

RAISING THE FLAG!. . . .Pupils Shauna McLaughlin and Ciara Grant raise the Green Flag for Energy at Scoil Ph�draig, Rashenny. 0806JM10

RAISING THE FLAG!. . . .Pupils Shauna McLaughlin and Ciara Grant raise the Green Flag for Energy at Scoil Ph�draig, Rashenny. 0806JM10

During the presentation, the members of the Green Schools committee spoke of the initiatives they had set up in order to promote savings in electricity and oil usage.

School principal, Geraldine Mooney, congratulated the staff and pupils on behalf of the Board of Management and presented flowers to teachers, Nuala Doherty and Bernie Friel for their sterling work.

Shortly afterwards, Fr Sweeney presented certificates to the Green Schools committee members.

It was then down to Shauna McLaughlin and Ciara Grant , both committee members, to raise the Green Flag for Energy outside the school premises.

Pupils of Scoil Ph�draig, Rashenny pictured after being presented with their Green School certificates last week.Back row, from left, Aileen Doherty, Lauren Collins, Shauna McLaughlin, Matthew McLaughlin, Dean Grant. Front row from left, Luke McDaid, Cara McGonigle, Jesse Callaghan, Ciara Grant, Ciara Gilmore, Shanna Narryanen. 0806JM12

Pupils of Scoil Ph�draig, Rashenny pictured after being presented with their Green School certificates last week.Back row, from left, Aileen Doherty, Lauren Collins, Shauna McLaughlin, Matthew McLaughlin, Dean Grant. Front row from left, Luke McDaid, Cara McGonigle, Jesse Callaghan, Ciara Grant, Ciara Gilmore, Shanna Narryanen. 0806JM12