Thursday, September 14, 2017

School note September 14th


Dear parents,

                     Our school football teams have had a busy week. On Thursday, the Under 13 boys drew 3-6 apiece with Monaleen NS in the City Cumann na mBunscol league. Yesterday, the girls under 13 team defeated neighbours Patrickswell NS while our boys under 11 squad play Milford NS today. Thanks to all the teachers for giving of their time and expertise.

                   Fifth class were due to begin Cycling Safety lessons yesterday but the lessons were postponed due to weather. We hope for better conditions next week.

                   Each  Sixth Class  pupil today received all details relating to transfer to secondary school. Closing date for applications is January 15th. 2018. A list of Open Nights is also on display in the school foyer.

                    Fifth and Sixth class pupils will once again take part in Whizzkids, an  IT skills programme for Fifth and Sixth Class children. The programme will commence on Friday September 29th. and will run for ten weeks.  Children in those classes will receive details tomorrow.

                   Active School: Thanks to the wonders of technology, 5th class took part in a live workout with the body coach (Joe Wicks ) on Monday, without leaving their classroom!

                      Junior Infants are now well settled in school. From Monday September 18th, the school day for all Infant classes will end at 2 p.m.

                    Allianz Pupil Personal Insurance:  There are two types: school day cover (€6) or all-year-round (€9).  This is entirely voluntary but has proven very popular with parents in the past.  Should you decide to avail of this insurance, please hand monies to the School Office by Friday September 22nd.

                        Thanks to all the families for their Art & Craft/Photocopying contributions.  If you have not yet paid this money, you can give it to  Rosemarie in the school office any day between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. €35 per child or €60 family.


Le dea-ghuí,


J. Lyons.




Parents Association News: There is a Recycling day planned for Friday October 6th.  Please have your bags of unwanted clothes, handbags, paired shoes etc in bags at the school by 9.15am that morning. All families will receive bags in the next week or two.


Resource Centre News: IT kids code class commencing on Wednesday  20th Sept 3.10 to 4.10 pm cost is €70 for 12 weeks.

Dance Masters school of dance is doing a hip hop class starting this Sat 16th Sept at €6.00 a class