Information Sheet Oct 17
Dates to remember:
Midterm Break: School Closes Friday 27th. Reopens Monday Nov. 6th
Addition to School Calendar: School Closed Tuesday February 27th 2018. Language Curriculum In-service Language
Monday November 6th: Gymnastics Commences for all 1st, 3rd and 5th class pupils.
Thank you for your generous donations to the September Collection: €650 to Peter McVerry Trust for the homeless and the
October Collection: €490 for Sr Helen in The Philippines.
Thank you to Ms Walsh for co-ordinating the Charity Collection.
Please send in any change of email/residential address/ or phone number so we can keep our database up to date.
The two boys' and three girls' teams in the football leagues have had a great run. At this stage all first round matches have been completed and the Girls' and Boys' A teams plus the Girls' B1 team are all awaiting the draws for the knockout stages. Both in-school leagues are running at lunch times.
The Kilkenny City Harriers Annual Primary Schools’ Cross-Country Challenge took place on the last Monday in September in the Castle Park. Over 80 4th to 6th class pupils competed with great success. We won several individual medals, 7 sets of team medals, the”Best Boys’ School and “Best Overall School” trophies. Well done to all our athletes and to Mr Hanrick who co-ordinates the event.
The Parents’ Association has a recommended policy for birthday parties in younger classes. It was agreed that life would be easier if parents were encouraged to put €5 in an envelope as a gift. This would cut out waste and undue expenditure. The parent hosting the party should put on the invite “Gifts in accordance with Parents’ Association Policy.”