NEWSLETTER 21.11.2013

Welcome to this weeks newsletter.


Core value this month is SHARING. We are also learning about Human Rights/ Junior Infants are learning about their right a name,  home, and to play. Senior, First & Second have been studying The UN Convention on the Rights of The Child. they have done fantastic work on this and made a great display for the reception.


Hope to see you at the Portobello ETNS table quiz at 8pm this Friday in McGowan’s of Harold’s Cross. It’s 40 euro per table of four, please come early to make sure you get a table. Not got the full four? Come along anyway, tables can be made up on the night.  As always, we’ve a fantastic selection of prizes: 

First prize: 150 euro and four bottles of booze
Second: Four Paddy Power online betting vouchers & four bottles of vino
Third: Four great Singular Statements t-shirts & four boxes of biscuits
Great raffle prizes include: vouchers for: Konkan, The Bleeding Horse, Damascus Gate, Neon, Fumbally, Locks Restaurant; stationery swag bag from The Pen Corner; Max Benjamin Room Fragrance Gift Set; belly-dancing classes; a dozen cupcakes from Beescakes in Dun Laoghaire; paints from O’Sullivan Graphics, book set from Alan Hanna’s Bookshop, Canal Kayak voucher, passes to the Eileen Gray Exhibition at IMMA, passes for the Little Museum of Dublin, a hamper from Fallon & Byrne… and many more! 
 A big thanks to all those who have sponsored or donated prizes: parents, local businesses, Synge Street CBS, and all our other friends and relatives. See you Friday!
Fiona graduated last week with a Postgraduate Diploma in Learning Support & Special Educational Needs from Trinity College. Well done Fiona.
Griffith Barracks are having a Winter Fair this Sunday from 12 – 3pm – organised by their parents association. It’s always a good event – drop in.
Junior infants have been learning about light and with Fiona’s help have discovered that light travels in straight lines. See picture below:
We all had great fun when the Dublin lads brought the Sam Maguire on Wednesday. Have a look at the photos below.
We will remember this day … the FIRST time the Sam Maguire came to the school!!!
See ye on Friday Night,
All the best,
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