♦ Lent: Lent starts on Wednesday 26th February.1st – 5th class will attend mass on Wednesday @9.30am (Ash Wednesday). We are urging the pupils to donate a small amount of their own money to the Trócaire Lenten campaign. Fiona will have pictures of chicks to buy in the office for 50c. All these pictures will be displayed in the school with all proceeds going directly to Trócaire.
♦ World Book Day Activities: Thursday, March 5th is World Book Day. The children are invited to dress up as their favourite character from a book on Thursday 5th March. We kindly ask for a €1 donation from each child to go towards the school for this event.
♦ Reuben the Entertainer We are able to have Reuben, an entertainer to visit the girls from Junior infants to 4th on the 6th March. Many thanks for your continued support to all our school fundraisers!
♦ Sassy Sixty Savers: Good luck to the girls from 5th class who will be attending the Regional Final in the SEAI One Good Idea Competition in Dublin on the 27th February. We wish you every success and look forward to seeing your television debut on RTÉ News today!
♦ After School Activities: Activities for the girls in 1st and 2nd class have now finished. Thank you to all those who were involved. Please see overleaf for the activities for the girls from 3rd to 6th.
♦Headlice: Please continue to check your daughter’s hair for headline. This is an ongoing issue in our school but we rely on the support from home to eradicate the problem.
♦ Book bills: There are still a number of outstanding book bills in the school. I strongly urge you to pay for outstanding bills as soon as possible- books for next year cannot be bought until this year’s bill has been cleared. If you wish to start paying for the book bill for next year, you are welcome to do so by calling into Fiona in the office.
♦ School Closure: Reminder the school will be closed on the 16th and 17th March (St. Patrick’s Day weekend). School reopens on the 18th March @ 9.00am.
♦ Aldi Stickers: We are collecting! Please send in any you might have, they would be greatly appreciated.
♦ Disco: Many thanks to all those who helped out at our school disco. It was a great night with a total of €466 raised for the school!
♦ Reminder: Only children are allowed in the playground in the morning-we would ask that parents remain behind the fence.
♦ Date for your Diary: Art Appreciation Day will take place on March 31st. More details to follow.