Thursday, October 9, 2014

School note October 9th.2014


Dear parents,

                                      Next week is Maths Week and classes are involved in a range of activities, including Maths trails, Maths Art, Target Boards, Numero, Problem of the Day etc. The Problem of the Day will appear on the website


Last Saturday, a team from this school took part in the Ard Scoil Ris hurling Blitz. It was a long day but an enjoyable and successful one. Ballybrown NS won the Shield, defeating Clonlara NS in the final. Thanks to Mr. Lordan and all the parents who gave of their time.

Both 2nd class and 5th class will be holding a cake sale on Thursday 23rd.  October to raise funds for  Oranjekloof Primary School in Hout Bay, South Africa. All proceeds will go directly to the school. All donations of cakes and buns welcome. There will also be a stationery drop off point in the Halla on the day to deposit any kind of school- related stationery, e.g copies, pencils. Please support us.


All families received Code of Conduct notes yesterday. Please read these with your children and sign the last page before returning the signed page to the school. Our motto in regard to good behaviour is summed up in four words: Be Nice To Everyone.


Parents Association: There is a Recycling day planned for Friday 17th.  October 2014.  Please have your bags of unwanted clothes, handbags, paired shoes etc in bags at the school by 9.15am that morning.  No phones or duvets, please. Please leave bags by the main gate on Friday morning.  All items will be collected by 9.15 a.m. The Parents Association would really appreciate some volunteers to help with the bags from 8.45 a.m. Please contact Breda Mc Carthy on 087 7988475 if you can spare thirty minutes in a very worthwhile cause. Many thanks in advance for your help.


A fundraising event in aid of Little Steps Montessori will take place in De Bucket on Saturday October 11th at 8.30 p.m. Monies raised will go towards the purchase of an outdoor climbing frame.


Gach dea-ghuí,