The first county-wide showcase day was held recently in the Kilmore hotel.
Fantastic Felts of course put in an appearance and were busy being photographed and interviewed by The Celt and Northern Sound. Aimee had the job of explaining our project to county sponsor, Peter Cosgrove.
On Tuesday all of our school went to see The Railway Children.
Here is the story of the play.
There once were three children called Bobby, Phyllis
and Peter. They lived in London until their father was accused of being a spy.
They moved to the countryside to a small cottage near the railway track. The
children went down to the tracks nearly every day to see the trains. When their
mother became sick they wrote a letter asking the old gentleman of the train for stuff to help
her and he gave them some. One day while they were near the track a branch fell
down and covered it. They quickly made a red flag attached to a branch and
tried to stop the train but they weren’t close enough so Bobby bravely ran onto
the track and stood in front of the train. It stopped inches away from her and just
in front of the tree trunk. They had stopped a major crash. A few weeks later
the people of the station held a celebration for them and they all got lovely
medals. Just as they were about to leave their father pulled into the