NEWSLETTER 22.04.2016

Welcome to this week’s newsletter –

STUDENT CONFERENCING – We are looking forward to student conferencing next week. Your class teacher has given you your time, and the students are all prepared and are very excited.

GARDEN – Please read email that was sent to ye last week – We are getting the school garden ready for the spring. Day of gardening and construction this Saturday 23 from 10am – 4pm. Due to Health & Safety Issues this is an ADULT ONLY day …. any last minute volunteers please feel free to sign up at [email protected]


Thursday 12th May, a general meeting of the Parents Association will take place at 7:45pm at the school. This meeting will include an update on activities of the PA committee, and an update regarding the ET2L campaign.  At 8:30pm a representative of the National Parents Council, Mary Crosbie, will give a talk on internet safety for primary school students. We look forward to seeing you there.

ACTIVE SCHOOLS WEEK – Active Schools Week will take place during the week of May 22nd-27th. This is a great week full of fun activities and we need your help to make it a success. If anyone would like to get involved by  running a class, doing a talk for kids or parents or if anyone knows any sports related people that might be willing to come in can you please let Hazel or Ciarán know. We will also be looking for volunteers for different events that week. We will keep you posted closer to the date.

EDUCATE TOGETHER SECOND LEVEL  –  Register expressions of interest here  Support needed.

CENSUSThis Sunday is census night. Census data influences provision for education and equality in your area.

NUT ALLERGIES – thanks for continued support.  Reminder we are a nut free school.

CALENDAR 2016-2017 – Our calendar has been updated for next school year – please see home page. Next school closures are May 2nd to 6th.

MEDIA – In case ye missed this. NEWS ITEM

NEW NEIGHBOURS – You may have seen some skip activity on the street – Block T have moved into the building facing the garden. They are renovating at the moment and we are looking forward to getting to know the artists and introducing the children to them, and their work. Community is a big part of their ethos so it’s great for the school and they are delighted we are their neighbours.  CHECK THEM OUT HERE

BUS TOUR – Our senior classes went on an open top bus tour this week, and took in Collins Barracks – Thanks Jonathan, Niamh and Ewelina for coming along. It was a great day.  GALLERY.      

ASSEMBLY – Thanks Stephen for accompanying us with our singing at assembly today. Hazel’s Junior Infants and their performance of What The Lady Bird Heard  … were outstanding also.  GALLERY.

All the best,