Easter Bunny Visit!

The Easter Bunny took time out of his busy schedule to visit us today! He brought all the boys delicious chocolate eggs!

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Ireland’s Call

Sometimes you just want to stop dancing and sing!!

Ireland’s Call

 

Sponsored Walk

We had our Annual Sponsored Walk today. The boys had a great time despite the threatened rain! We managed to get in our walk between the showers.

Thank you to everyone for sponsoring the boys.

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Odd Sock Day to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

To raise awareness of World Down Syndrome Day, we had an Odd Sock Day! Everyone wore odd socks to school.

It was great fun!

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Road Safety Notice – An Garda Síochána

The Community Gardaí have asked us to bring this notice to the attention of all parents.

In the interest of the health and safety of all children on campus, please read carefully and be mindful at drop off and pick up times.

 

Line of the Week Champions!

The boys in Room 3 and Prefab 12 were the worthy winners of our first Line of the Week challenge for 2019. Well done, boys!

There were great celebrations in both rooms last Friday after winning the yard trophy for being the best line at lining up after the bell goes 🏆

This is what the boys had to say…

Our class have been working extremely hard on our lining up recently, and last Friday the hard work payed off!
We made everyone proud when we received the trophy for Line of the Week.
We’re going to continue to do our best and see if we can retain our title for next week!
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A Very Special Visitor!

We had a visit from Mrs Claus today! She went around to all classes to chat to the boys and deliver special treats.

Thank you to the Parents’ Association for inviting her to visit.

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PA Raffle Results

Thank you to everyone who bought tickets to our annual Parents’ Association Raffle. Well done to all the winners!

Thank you to the Parents’ Association members for all the hard work gathering fantastic prizes.

 

·         1st Prize – Castleknock Hotel Voucher – Lyndsey O’Connor

·         2nd Prize – € 150 One For All Voucher – Noel Carroll

·         3rd Prize – Brook Lodge Voucher – Orran Kostick  

·         4th Prize – Book Hamper – Hugh Geoghegan

·         5th Prize –  Lenvo Tablet – Peter Hosey

·         6th Prize – Wine Hamper – Niall McMahon

·         7th Prize – Toy Hamper – Ronan Clerkin

·         8th Prize – O’Tooles Butchers Voucher – Gail Murray

·         9th Prize – Rising Phoenix Voucher – Yucheng Chung

·         10th Prize – Beauty Voucher – Tom Corcoran

·         11th Prize – Golf Voucher – Bryan Morgan

·         12th Prize – Beauty Set – Gift Ndukwu

·         13th Prize – Ship Shape Voucher – Sean Bridson

·         14th Prize – Nivea Set – Danny Vahey

·         15th Prize – Beauty Set – Elizabeth Cush

·         16th Prize – Hamper – Kori Hudson

·         17th Prize – Beauty Voucher – Ciaran Maloney

·         18th Prize – Halfway House Voucher – Nicola Battigan

·         19th Prize – Coffee Mug – Conor McCarthy

·         20th Prize – Box of sweets – Ciaran Maloney       

·         21st Prize – Hamper – Rory O’Connor

·         22nd Prize – Karaoke Machine – Liam Conneely

·         23rd Prize – Chop House Voucher – Maureen Morgan

·         24th Prize – Alfies Voucher – James Drake

·         25th Prize – Wine and Sweets – Brian Morgan

·         26th Prize – Sweets – John Duffy

·         27th Prize – Gin Palace Voucher – Louise Murray

·         28th Prize – Sweets – Peter Kennedy

·         29th Prize – FAI Tops – Ronan McGrath

St. Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh GAA Club

A huge thank you to St. Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh GAA Club for supporting our school by donating lots of sports equipment! We were delighted to receive the equipment which will be well used by all the boys. Thank you in particular to Mark Cooper, Games Promotion Officer, who does great work with our boys and to Club Chairman, John Quilter.

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Christmas Arrangements

Dear Parents/Guardians

As always, December is a busy time of the year at school. Please see below for important dates and times.

 

Christmas Concerts

The boys are working in class groups and will do a little show in the School Hall. You are invited to come to see your son on the stage at the times listed below. Each show will last approx. 20 – 30 minutes. The boys will be allowed to go home after their performance if you wish to take them. Please allow them to return to their classroom and you can collect them from there.

Tuesday 18th December         12.30pm – Junior Infants 

                                                         1.45pm – First Class

Wednesday 19th December    12.45pm – Senior Infants (including Ms Hartnett’s ASD Class)

 

Christmas Charity Collections

We all know that this time of year can put a lot of demands on families so we try to do our bit to ease the burden. This year we have two ways to help those in need. We are collecting non-perishable food and toiletries for Crosscare. Please send any donations in to the class teacher before Monday 17th December. We are also going to hold a Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday 20th December. The boys may wear their festive jumpers and bring in a suggested donation of €2. All money raised will be donated to Temple Street Children’s Hospital. We will also leave donation boxes in the hall on the days of the concerts for anyone who wishes to donate then. Thank you in advance for all donations.

 

Special Visitor

A little bird has informed me that we may have a very special visitor to our school on Thursday 20th December. Hopefully, he (or she!) will catch everyone being good!

Kind Regards

Clodagh Farrell