Christmas Crafts December 2018
Our brilliant new Parents' Association members were busy all week helping every child in the school make a special Christmas tree. By the end of the week we had an impressive forest !! These lovely crafts will be on sale during our Christmas Fair on Wednesday 19th December 2018. Well done everyone.
Maebh and Joan are doing a great job every Tuesday running the children's post office savings bank. This is a great savings habit for the children and we are grateful to these parents for giving up their time. Imelda and Bridget ran the bank for many years before this.
Lisa Murphy - Chairperson, Steps Down.
After seven years as Chairperson, Lisa Murphy has stepped down to take a well deserved rest. Mrs Cleary presented Lisa with a bouquet of flowers from the Board of Management to thank her for all the work she has done over the years on behalf of all parents. We wish the new Chairperson - Ms Maebh Langford-Smith every success.
Speech and Language
Thanks to our Parents' Association we were able to purchase some fantastic Speech and Language resources recently.
The arrival of our new soccer goals caused great excitement. Many thanks to our hard working Parents' Association for fundraising for these.
STEM AND ENGLISH RESOURCES
Lots of English Genre resources and STEM science resources were purchased recently with funds raised by the Parents' Assocation. Every class will benefit from these fantastic resources. Thank you all so much!
On October the 3rd the Parents' Association held a coffee morning for all our new parents. It was a great way to get to know one another. Thanks to all who came and helped organise the morning.
Our Parents' Association did a great job encouraging children to read during the summer. They presented the children will lovely prizes and beautiful certificates. Well done one and all and especially to Ms Jenny Cullen who came in to present the gifts to the children.
END OF YEAR PICNIC
On Thursday 29th June 2018, the Parents' Association held an end of year picnic to thank our parents for the fantastic support they gave the school all year. It was a wonderful success. There was a lovely friendly, community atmosphere and the food was delicious - well done to the chefs! Even the sun was smiling! Thank you to all those who helped organise the event and all those who sponsored it in any way.
CONFIRMATION CEREMONY REFRESHMENTS
Once again our fantastic Parents' Association pulled out all the stops to provide a wonderful array of cakes and cookies for the after Confirmation refreshments in the school hall. The wonderful volunteers beavered away making countless cups of tea and coffee for the huge turn out of guests. It was a very joyful occasion and a terrific opportunity for the children and parents to meet each other. Well done one and all!
EASTER EGG RAFFLE
The Parents' Association organised a very successful Easter Raffle on 23rd March 2018, which the children really enjoyed. Special thanks must go to Ms Jenni Cullen who carried out the raffle in each class. Take a look at the wonderful Easter Bunny bread that she made. Some lucky children won a bunny and they were thrilled - the teachers were very jealous!!
GRANDPARENTS' DAY REFRESHMENTS
Once again our fantastic Parents' Association provided lovely refreshments for our Grandparents on 2nd February 2018. The grandparents were delighted to get a nice hot cuppa on a cold day in early February.
Our wonderful Parents' Association ran a fantastic Christmas fair after the Christmas shows. There were raffles, cake sales, craft sales, face painting (courtesy of Mr. Francis Duffy) and lots more. It was great fun and a great success. Well done everyone!
COFFEE MORNING FOR PARENTS OF NEW JUNIOR INFANTS
The Parents' Association held a very well attended coffee morning on 27th September 2017. This is a lovely way for new parents to meet each other and to get to know one another. The teachers were delighted with the left over cakes!! Well done to all the volunteers for making our new parents feel so welcome.
BAG PACKING IN SUPERVALU
The Parents' Association organised a "bag pack" in Supervalu recently. There was a great turn out of children and parents alike. We are hoping to make a bicycle shelter from the funds raised and also to purchase a computerised weather station.
The Parents' Association organised a very successful Readathon during the summer. Lots of children read lots of books and the great news is, that they were sponsored for every book they read. Check out the gallery for lovely pictures of the children being presented with their prizes by Karen Morton.
SPONSORED WALK - JUNE 2017
Fantastic Parents Helping to Transform our School Garden
During October 2016 some fantastic parents helped dig out weeds and plant wonderful plants and daffodil bulbs. Check out the Green School tab for more photos. Click HERE.