Newsletter

January Newsletter

 

January 2011 Newslette

Happy New Year

To all Our Parents,

Pupils and Supporters!

 

CHRISTMAS PLAY

In December the school concerts took place.  The Junior play was “Scarecrow’s Christmas” and the senior play was “Alice in Wonderland”! The junior and middle/senior end of the school performed at different times which meant room for everybody in the hall.  There was a great turnout.  Thanks to everybody who helped out.

SWIMMING

The third set of 8 swimming lessons will start on Thursday 10th February.  The cost is €60.  It is open to girls in 1st 2nd 5th and 6th classes.  Priority will be given to those children who have not had swimming previously.  Any unpaid swimming money for the last term please pay ASAP.

 

RAFFLE:

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December Newsletter

 

December Newsletter

 

 

 


CHRISTMAS PLAY:
Our school concert will take place on Friday 17th December. We are having separate performances for the Junior and Senior end of the school.
The junior play will start at 10.30am “Scarecrow’s Christmas.  The doors will open at 10.15am. The Senior play “Alice in Wonderland” will start at 12.30.  The doors will open at 12.15pm. There is no charge but all donations are greatly appreciated.

In the interest of Health and Safety entrance is by ticket only.  Two tickets per child for the junior concert and three per child for the senior concert.

If you cannot use a ticket please return it to the school.  If you need extra tickets please contact the school.  We will do our best to accommodate everybody.

Junior, Senior, 1st and 2nd class girls are to come into school on Friday in their Christmas play outfits.

Children will return to school after their show as it is a normal school day.

NEW WEB SITE:
The new website is now up and running.  Please visit it www.rathnewgns.com

CHRISTMAS RAFFLE:
Each child received 2 books of raffle tickets to sell. The draw will take place on Thursday 23rd.  Please return tickets sold or unsold by Tuesday 21st.

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November 2010 Newsletter

School Absences
It is very important that children attend school every day and for the whole school day.  A child who misses school starts to fall behind. She then loses heart and begins to think she is no good at school.  Any absences or early leaving must be reported in writing.  Figures are compiled on a weekly basis.

Swimming
Fifth and Sixth class and First and Second class have completed an eight week term of swimming classes at the Coral Leisure Centre.  Now Senior Infants and 3rd and 4th class have an opportunity to develop their swimming skills over an 8 week term starting Friday 12th November.

Green Flag
Our green school committee are very busy at the moment trying to save water in our school.  We had a visit last Friday from Ali Sheridan from An Taisce who was very impressed with all the work we are doing.   We hope to have our new flag by June.

Read more: November 2010 Newsletter

   

June 2010 Newsletter

Sponsored Walk
All children from Jnr Infants to 6th class took part in a sponsored walk for the school and the Irish Heart Foundation on Wednesday the 2nd June.  They were accompanied by teachers and parents, toddlers and buggies.  The day was warm and fine and we all thoroughly enjoyed visiting Broadlough.  We had a picnic in the sunshine before returning to school.  Thanks to everybody for their support.  Please return outstanding sponsorship cards a.s.a.p.

School Tours
Third and Fourth went to Eco Adventure Ireland and had a fun filled day.  Fifth and Sixth went sailing and enjoyed the experience. Infants went to Fun Fitness while 1st and 2nd enjoyed Lets Go Adventure Centre.

School Sports Day
The sun shone for our school sports on Tuesday 15th.  We had our largest attendance ever.  There was a Bouncy Castle, face painting, obstacle course, penalty shoot-out, novelty and sprint races as well as parent and teacher races.  Thanks to all the parents who helped out on the day.

Read more: June 2010 Newsletter

   

May 2010 Newsletter

First Communion
Congratulations to our fourteen special girls Ella Moloney Fitzpatrick, Shenise Bradshaw, Jill Rooney, Toni Quinn, Shelly Carr Culbert, Hollie Goulding, Lauren Smyth, Chantelle Kelly Duffy, Alannah Moorhouse, Eva Burke Franey, Rachel Hunter, Clodagh Irwin,Tammie Browne and Abbie O’Loughlin who made their First Holy Communion. They did us all proud. Thank you to their teacher Ms Larkin who prepared them so well. Thank you also to all the girls who took part in the choir.  Afterwards everybody met at the school.  Thanks to the parents association for organizing the catering.

Procession
The Procession will take place this year on Sunday 6th June.  If any one has a small basket please send into the school as we have a few but would not have enough for the 14 1st Communion girls. Parents are required to walk with / supervise their children on the day.

Read more: May 2010 Newsletter

   

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