Thursday, October 12, 2017

School Note October 12th


Dear parents,

                                  Maths Week is from October 16th to 22nd. There will be a range of activities going on at all class levels, including Maths trails, Maths Art, Target Boards, Numero, Problem of the Day etc. There are some excellent maths displays on the walls of the corridors. The Problem of the Day appears on the website All classes from First to Sixth are now registered with Children can take part online from home.

                       Cumann na mBunscol news:       The boys under football 13 team lost narrowly to Milford NS in Clarina on Tuesday. We await the result of the Milford v Monaleen NS game played today.  Our Under 11 boys travel to  play Monaleen NS today. The Under 13 girls have a free week.


            Communion Committee – Please note for Second Class Parents that the first Do This in Memory Mass will be held on Sunday October 22nd. Further details/pack will be distributed to the children early next week with all the relevant information.

           Tomorrow Friday,  October 13th, is the National Day of Prayer for Children. 

                Please telephone the school if you wish to make an appointment to meet a teacher. Teachers cannot leave their class to meet parents who do not have an appointment.

                  Parent teacher meetings are on Wednesday and Thursday October 25th and 26th. Parents will receive details of appointments this week.


            Parents are reminded that school will close for midterm on Friday October 27th at 3 p.m. and reopen on Monday November 6th.

Please remember to check the school website or follow us on Twitter @BallybrownNS


 Parents Association –

AGM -  The AGM of the Parents Association will be held on Wednesday October 18th at 8 p.m. in the school. I look forward to attending and addressing the meeting. All welcome. The Parents Association do wonderful work throughout the year. 


Gach dea-ghuí,

J. Lyons