Friday 23rd April: Adventurer & author Ian McKeever visits 2nd-6th classes. See letter overleaf.
Wednesday 28th April: Staff meeting, classes finish early.*
Monday 3rd May: Public Holiday, school closed.
Thursday 13th May: Trip for 4th, 5th & 6th classes. Details to follow.
Wednesday 19th May: Staff meeting, classes finish early.*
Friday 28th May: Trip for Junior Infants.
Tuesday 1st June: Trip for 1st and 3rd classes.
Wednesday 2nd June: Trip for 6th class.
Thursday 3rd June: Trip for Senior Infants.
Friday 4th June: School holiday. No classes.
Monday 7th June: Public Holiday, school closed.
Wednesday 16th June: Staff Meeting, classes finish early.*
Thursday 17th June: Trip for 2nd class.
Late June: Sports Day and End of Year Event in Honour of 6th Class. Details to follow.
Wednesday 30th June: End of Term, classes finish early.*
*Days when classes finish early: Collect Junior and Senior Infants at 12.15pm. All other classes finish at 12.30. School buses depart at 12.30. (Junior and Senior Infants who use the bus or who have older siblings in the school will be supervised until 12.30.)
PS: Grandparents’ Day in Second Class tomorrow, Thursday 22nd. 1.45pm.
Vegetable sale: Many thanks for supporting our vegetable sale before the holidays. €70 was raised for the St. Vincent de Paul charity. Well done to all our pupil growers and sellers!
Sensory Garden: Many thanks to 6th class for all their planting work over the past week.
Football: Well done to all our teams who played in yesterday’s 5-a-side event. A great day was had by everyone.
Parade news: The Town Council visited last week to present us with a new trophy. See today’s local newspapers for photos.
Educate Together Table Quiz: Monday 26th April, McGovern’s Pub, Main Street, Gorey, 8.30pm. Team of 4: €20. (Book tables through the school office, or come along on the night.) Anyone wishing to donate prizes for a raffle can leave them in the school office. Let’s hope for a good turnout on the night – all are welcome and all support is much appreciated.
Reminder: PTA after-school activities, Term 3
Bookings are low. Last chance: please book and pay through the school office by Friday morning. (At that point we will confirm if the activities can go ahead.)
Yoga, with Liz Moffatt: Tuesdays, 1.30-2.30pm for Senior Infants only. 2.30-3.30pm for 1st to 6th classes. €40 for 8 Tuesdays.
Drama, with Aisling Flitton: Thursdays, 1.30-2.30pm, (now open to Junior and Senior Infants.) Also, 2.30-3.30pm for 1st to 6th classes. €40 for 8 Thursdays.
GO GREEN, RECYCLE and SPRING CLEAN! It’s finally SPRING and NANCY’S CLASS is once again looking for donations of toys and books in good condition. In particular, we are looking for the following:
1. Toys, Books, Jigsaws (must have all pieces) and DVDs for very young children ages 18 months – 4 years old. 2. A full length children’s mirror for dress-up fun (must be child-safe.) 3. Dress up clothes! Hats, gowns, costumes, etc. 4. A children’s chest to keep the dress-up clothes in. 5. Books that have sounds or talk. Books that have textures or special effects. 6. Building Blocks. 7. Train set (small or large) 8. Small tricycle or other sturdy outdoor play vehicles (sit on tractor, etc.) in good condition only. Thanks.