Congratulations and our best wishes to James, Clint, Adam, Ciara, Alex and Rachel on their Confirmation Day.
I think it's safe to say that we had great fun at our Science Afternoon. All children in school had the opportunity to present their work to the rest of the school. We had a vast range of weird and wonderful experiments and activities. Well done to everyone for their excellent research and presentation skills.
Some dates that might be useful for those of you planning ahead:
Green Flag Award Ceremony in Letterkenny - Wednesday 2nd May
Bank Holiday - Monday 7th May
C.E.F. Summer Camp (after school) - Tuesday 8th - Friday 11th May
Athletics Event - Friday 11th May
Test Week(s) - Monday 14th May - Friday 25th May
6th Class Visit to Abbey Vocational School - Tuesday 15th May
Bank Holiday - Monday 4th June
Junior School Tour - Wednesday 6th June
Senior School Tour - Friday 8th June
Beetle Drive - Monday 11th June
New Junior Infant Visit - Wednesday 13th June
End of Year Show - Thursday 21st June (7.00 p.m.)
Last day of term - Tuesday 26th June
Back to School - Monday 3rd September
Half- Term - Week beginning Monday 29th October
Christmas - Last day of term is Friday 21st December and back to school on Monday 7th January
(Sponsored Walk & Sports Day dates to be arranged)
Very well done and congratulations to everyone in school, but a special well done to the Green School Committee and Miss McGinley. We have successfully achieved our new 'Biodiversity' Flag and some representatives from school will attend an Award Ceremony in Letterkenny on Wednesday 2nd May.
Please make sure there are no absences or morning appointments from Monday May 14th until Friday 24th May.
Brian Donaghy is working with the older children this term. They are using computer coding to programme 'Microbits'.
Thank you for your support of this year's Book Fair. A total of €350 was raised for books for school. We thank Mrs Geraghty and 6th Class for their help in organising this.
We extend our sincere sympathy to the family of Josephine Murphy Devaney. Miss Murphy (as she was known to pupils) had worked in school in various capacities in years past, as a teacher and when undertaking teaching practice.
We would like to say an ENORMOUS THANK YOU to everyone who supported our fundraising 'Coffee Morning and Cake Sale' - by baking for us, calling in for tea or buying some of our cakes and bakes.
Our final total is a fantastic €1450 - all of which will go towards improving the play facilities in our school grounds.
Thank you also to all those parents, staff and friends who helped organise and run this event. Your help is much appreciated.
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