Thursday, December 6, 2018

School note December 6th


Dear parents,

                     The countdown to Christmas has begun.

                 This week, El Gleeson from the Redemptorist Christmas Hamper Appeal visited the school and spoke to the children in Fifth and Sixth classes. There is a box in the foyer if you wish to donate non-perishable food. It will be collected on Thursday December 13th.

Congratulations to Clara Neary, Junior Infants, who won a prize in an art competition run by the Children's Grief Centre. Well done, Clara.

                    Fourth class have one swimming lesson remaining of a six week module. Third class will begin lessons on Wednesday January 9th.

Today, West Midlands Theatre from Wolverhampton visited the school to stage a performance of 'Old King Cole' for children from First to 4th classes.

Pupils in Fifth and Sixth classes visited the Lime Tree Theatre today to attend a performance by the pupils of Copsewood College, Pallaskenry.

MPCC Credit Union will  be in school tomorrow Friday December 6th.

                    The Public Health team will visit the school on Monday next December 10th and Tuesday 11th to carry out vaccinations for MMR in the Junior Infant classes.

                   The  school Christmas Carol Service takes place in Ballybrown Church on Thursday 20th December at 10 a.m. for parents of children from Junior infants to Second Class  and 11.15 a.m. for parents of children from Third to Sixth classes.                  

                     Ballybrown GAA: On Sunday 16th December Santa will arrive at Ballybrown GAA Clubhouse at 2.30 p.m.

                    Website: All information relating to the school, school calendar, booklists, etc  is on the website . Check in on  Twitter @BallybrownNS to keep yourself informed on school news.


Gach dea-ghuí,

J. Lyons