Fiddle and Banjo After School Music. This term Fiddle and Banjo lessons will be from 3rd May – 30th May. Cost is €15.00 including rental.
Reminder: Sports Day this Friday 28th April in Mulvey Park starting at 10:00am – 1pm approx.
If you are attending the Sports Day, your child can go directly home with you if you so wish once all the activities are over. Otherwise the children will be brought back to the school until normal home time.
There will be no Infant Club or after school French lessons on 28th April.
Active school week will be taking place from 24th – 28th April.
Pls ensure your child wears school tracksuit and runners all this week as they will be participating in sporting events.
Clan Cluana, a Theatre Company from Tipperary have visited the school several times in the recent past. They are with us once again tomorrow (Tuesday 25th April) to present “Diarmuid and Gráinne. This particular company specialises in presenting Irish Sagas & Folktales and we are delighted to welcome them back again this year. We’re sure the children will enjoy the show.
As the play is due to start at 12:30 the Infant Classes might be slightly later leaving school tomorrow. Please note Infant Club will follow immediately after the Play.
The Parents Association are running a healthy tuck shop and a raffle for Sports Day on Friday the 28th of April. We are looking for donations for the raffle. If you have any unwanted but new toys or books that you would like to donate to the raffle please drop them into Deirdre the school secretary before Friday the 28th of April. We will also need help on the day, running the tuck shop, raffle, tidying up and helping the teachers run the races etc. If you can help in anyway please contact Mairead Gabbett by phone or leave a message on our face book page. We are also looking for parents to run/jog/walk the VHI women’s mini marathon and gather sponsorship for the school. The mini marathon is the 5th of June but entry forms must be submitted by the 28th of April. The entry is online at www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie. Sponsorship forms are available from the PA. Thank you for all your help and support The Parent Association Committee
The Active School Committee attended the daily mile in Mount Merrion, along with a number of students chosen by teachers who have shown great enthusiasm in the Daily Mile since we began. Ms Lynch and Mr Murphy accompanied the children who warmed up with music and stretches and ran to the finish line to a big round of applause. Well done to all children involved.
Mr Heneghan’s Third Class will be visiting Irish Film Institute tomorrow 6th April to see a viewing of Swallows and Amazons. The class will be travelling by Luas and leaving at 9:00am.
Yveline Feval is thinking of introducing French classes for children from 1st – 6th Class here at Our Lady’s N.S as an after school activity from 2:40pm – 3:40pm. The classes will take place every Thursday.
She is hoping to start these French lessons on Thursday 27th April until Thursday 15th June. Fees: €5 x 8 weeks = €40.00 per term Book/CD Cost = €25.00
Please be aware that the level of intent will determine how many pupils can be accommodated. Yveline Feval. Please let us know if you are interested in French Lessons for your child by filling in the form that has been sent home this week and returning it to the Secretary by Thursday 6th April.
As I’m sure you’re all aware our Artist-In-Residence, Mr Brendan White has been conducting a series of Art Workshops for interested parents for the past while. Another display of their wonderful work will culminate with an Exhibition in the School Hall on Thursday next, 6th April at 7pm. We hope you can come in and view the work of these talented artists.
Look forward to seeing you there.
Gerard Heneghan Brendan White