Wednesday Newsletter March 27th 2019



 Dear Parents/Guardians,

We had a fabulous time ‘ag damhsa agus ag rince’ in the sunshine beneath the beauty of the Sugarloaf Mountain on Thursday when ‘Riverdance’ came to our school! All the classes were involved and it was amazing to watch the children performing so many different dances in our Céilí Mór. The Junior Infants were especially good.

The boys and girls of 2nd Class will be making their First Confession/Sacrament of Reconciliation next Tuesday, April 2nd, at 7:30pm in St Mochonog’s Church, Kilmacanogue. This is always a very special ceremony and I am really looking forward to it. We wish all the children the very best.

A lot of quality jumpers, coats and jackets have been left in the lost and found box outside the school office. Could I ask that items of clothes be labelled otherwise there is no way of returning garments to their rightful owners? Any unclaimed clothes will be sold off at the end of the school year in June.

Congratulations to all the boys and girls who took part in the ‘Write A Book Competition’ in conjunction with Blackrock Education Centre. All the books were amazing. The special merit award winners were: Senan Coughlan (1st Class); Maria Dwyer (2nd Class); Ella Power (3rd Class); Rachel Mooney (4th Class); Freya Dempsey (5th/6th Classes). The highly commended winners were: Taylor McGillycuddy, Sean Levins, Padraig Moore (1st Class); Hubert Citko, Jamie Diggins, Patrick Mooney (2nd Class); James Ward, Cian Moore, Darragh Redden (3rd Class); Nathan Carr, Megan Brown, Evan Lynch (4th Class); Niamh Kelly, Regan King, Clodagh Meehan (5th/6th Classes). Well done everyone.

Thanks again for all the messages coming into the office via phone or email regarding any absences. They are a great help to us. Also, thanks for all the Voluntary Contributions. Your help, financial or otherwise, is of huge benefit to our school. Over the next few weeks, I shall be outlining all the work which has been done to the school externally and internally during the past two years or so and keeping you posted about upcoming projects and areas of focus within the school. A special word of thanks to all our wonderful ladies who help out each week with the library. It is always a pleasure having you come to the school and help the children.

Our ALDI poster is almost completed! The closing date is next week, so if there are any stickers out there which could be stuck to our poster to complete it, that would mean that we had completed 3 posters and would be in with a great chance of winning the €50,000 worth of Sports’equipment!

And finally, Miss Murray’s joke.

What dog loves to take bubble baths?……..A shampoodle!!

Niamh Murray (Principal)