News reached school on Tuesday of the death of Tiny, mother of Riyana, Second Class and wife of Cyril. Our sincere sympathy to all her family and friends on this sad occasion. Mass in Patrickswell Church today at 4 p.m. Reposing in Patrickswell Church until 7 p.m. tonight.
Jim O Farrell has informed me that 'Nationwide' on RTE One will feature Ballybrown and the Hedge School in Newtown on Monday January 21st.
Is your child starting school in 2019? The closing date for Application forms is 3 p.m. tomorrow Friday January 18th.
Morning Supervision: Mrs Hodgins is currently on sick leave. Mrs Millar, Assistant Principal, is supervising the Junior Yard each morning from 9 a.m. to 9.15 a.m.
Safety of children: Children should never walk through the teachers' car park, even if accompanied by an adult. All classes exit via the gate near the Resource Centre except for children using the school bus service. It would be appreciated if parents did not use the teachers' car park.
Parents Association: The Minister has extended closing date for the consultation period on the proposed changes to the exemption from Irish until Thursday the 17th of January. To complete the survey please click this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Exemption_from_the_study_of_Irish
Drama classes will resume in the Community Centre on Friday 18th January. For more information,Contact Carol on 0878171814.
Breska Rovers Underage Registration night for the 2019 season will take place Jan 28th at 7pm to 8:30pm in the Community resource centre. Open to children over the age of 4. Registration fees will stay the same. New players always welcome.
Ballybrown GAA: Underage Registration night for the 2019 season will take place on Friday Jan 25th from 7p.m. to 8:30pm in the clubhouse. New players always welcome.
Ballybrown/Clarina Community Games – Upcoming events:
Draughts We have our first competition this coming Saturday evening at 5pm in Ballybrown Resource Centre. Good luck to our U10 team, our 2 u12 teams and our U14 team.
Art Competition is being held on 26th January with venue to be confirmed. Can you please let us know if your child is interested in taking part.
Hand Writing is being held on 26th January with venue to be confirmed. Can you please let us know if your child is interested in taking part.
Swimming B Competition Sunday 3rd February 2019 – Askeaton Pool from 4-6pm
Swimming A competition Sunday 3rd March 2019 – Askeaton Pool from 4-6pm
Talent – closing date for entries is 13th of February.
Contact Pauline on (087) 8365545 or Aine on (086) 2070889 if you have any interest in the above events. Check out our facebook page for more details https://www.facebook.com/ballybrownclarinacommunitygames/?ref=bookmarks