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Newsletter June 2013




Dear Parents,

As we come to the end of our school year we wish to thank you most sincerely for your co-operation and support during the past year.  We hope your child has benefited from the year’s work.

We say farewell and wish God’s Blessings and protection on the pupils who are about to leave us.  We hope that they achieve their goals in their future studies.

Our School will close for Summer holidays on Friday
Next June 28th, at 12.30.

School will re-open on Friday 30th August 2013 at 9.20 a.m.

Wishing everyone a safe and relaxing summer.

Bernard Mulhern - School Principal
& Staff
                        






CLASSES/TEACHERS
SCHOOL YEAR 2013-2014

Junior Infants  Ms Egan

Senior Infants  Ms McGowan
First Class 1  Ms McElroy
First Class 2  Ms Devenney
Second Class  Mr Finan
Third Class  Mr Hartnett
Fourth Class  Mr Bree
Fifth Class  Ms O’Hanlon
Sixth Class  Ms McCafferty
Jnr Speech & Language Class TBA

Snr Speech & Language Class Ms Weissmann

Class 9  Ms Callery

Resource Teacher Mrs Collery

Learning Support Ms Kielty

EAL/Language Ms Rooney
Support




DATES TO NOTE FOR JUNE:
 Tuesday 25th:  Junior League Final –10.30am (Front pitch).  Team C (Captain D. Kilcullen) v Team E (captain O. Palani)
 Senior League Final – 12.00 noon. Team C (Captain J. McLoughlin) v Team E (Captain J Tiernan).
 Wednesday 26th – Green and Active Flag Raising Ceremonies & Celebrations. Guest of honour Bishop C Jones. 11am in school hall followed by disco with Scruffy Duffy
 Thursday 27th:  Prize Giving Day-
- Junior 11.40am
- Senior 1.40pm.  School Hall.
 Friday 28th:  Change over of classes & holidays.

Prize Winners:
 Congratulations to Saoirse Doyle whose poem was the winning entry from St. John’s N.S. in The Hawks Well White Birds Poetry Competition.
 Congratulations to Ronan Culkin who came third in the Hospital’s Smoke Free Hospital Slogan competition.

Football:   Congratulations to-
 Our senior footballers who became county champions in the Cumann naBunscol 8 Teacher plus competition after two magnificent performances vs Grange.
 Our boys/girls soccer teams who won the FAI Schools County Championships under coach Michael Bree, at the Showgrounds.
 Makayla McLoughlin who won 3rd place in the GAA  Kicking competition at Markievicz Park.





GREEN FLAG – We received our 4th Green Flag in May for the theme of Travel. Well done to the Co-ordinators Ms Egan & Ms Weissmann and to the Committee for their hard work.

ACTIVE FLAG -   Following an inspection today we were awarded our Active Flag.  Again our thanks to co-ordinators Ms McGowan & Ms Caffrey and their committee for this whole school achievement.

Booklists and School Calendar for 2013/2014 will be available next week.


We have also made application to the Discovery and Performing Music Programme which will commence in September for some classes between 2nd – 6th.

THANKS:
Our Sincere thanks to you all for your help throughout the school year:
 Our Parents Association
 Board of Management
 School Staff
 Our Parents
 School Completion Programme
 Home Youth Liaison Service
 Junior Achievement Ireland
 Canon Tom, Fr. Pat, Fr. Johnny
 GAA Coaches
 HSE
 NEPS.
 Niall/Darcy Cleaners
 Barry/Maintenance.

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