Notices for week 5th March 2018

Volunteers for Snow Removal:
Many thanks to all the volunteers who helped clear the snow from school grounds, so we could re-open today.  School will be open to accept children from 8:30am tomorrow morning to help alleviate congestion on dangerous road.  Normal opening times 8:50am will resume from Thursday morning.  Parents/Guardians are asked to continue the “Drop and Go” practice to keep the parking area clear.


Thursday 8/3/18:
Best wishes to the pupils of Second Class who will receive their First Penance at 7:30pm in Allen Church.  Children from Sixth Class are invited to come along to receive the Sacrament of Penance at the same time in preparation for their Confirmation.


Seachtain Na Gaeilge:
We have an exciting agenda of activities planned for next week to celebrate our heritage and culture.


Monday 12/3/18:
The school will be closed to facilitate the staff training day on Child Protection.   This was to be held on Monday 5th March 2018.


Tuesday 13/3/18 & Wednesday 14/3/18:
Boys Mini 7’s on Tuesday @ 11am in Allen N.S.
Girls Mini 7’s on Wednesday @ 11am in Allen N.S.
More details to follow.


Stay Safe Programme:
All classes are now engaging with a six week block of lessons from the Stay Safe Programme.  Content can be reviewed on  Teachers may be sending home worksheets from the programme for discussion at hone between you and your child over the coming weeks.

Community Games:
Well done to all who took part in the Community Games Art and Handwriting Competitions. We had some medal winners.

Cross Country:
Training starts for 4th, 5th and 6th class on Tuesdays in March, 2:35pm to 3:15pm

Student Council:
There is a fundraiser on March 23rd @ €2 per child, to dress as a character from history – get thinking about your costumes.

Swimming is now finished for all classes. We would like to commend all the children for exceptional behaviour. They did Robertstown N.S. proud and we look forward to more swimming lessons next year.

Active Flag:
Well done to all classes for designing the “Do your talking while your walking” posters

Science Showcase:
Well done to all the pupils for taking part in the Science Showcase and a big gthank you to all the teachers for their hard work preparing for the day. We are making great steps towards getting our Discover Science award this year.

School Choir:
Choir practice will be resuming soon for Confirmation and First Holy Communion masses. Mrs. McCaffrey and Ms. Magrane will let you know when practice is back. 3rd class will be invited to join this year.

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