Feb 17 2014
Newsletter ( 25th of April)
Rugby commences for 4th, 5th and 6th tomorrow Wednesday with Charlie Cooper. This is contact rugby and gum shields and permission slips are essential.
The mini sevens takes place tomorrow in St. Faithleach’s GAA grounds Ballyleague and the following children were chosen to represent the schools-Elaine O Connell, Ciara Timlin, Chloe Shanahan, Dylan Brady, Conor Feeney and Evan Quinn.
Four children won prizes in a poetry writing competition organised by Athlone Library. Hope Glynn, Sarah Ryan, James Duffy and Eva Glynn will be presented with their prizes on the 27th of April at 4.30 in the library. Well done!
Bag packing for the school is taking place on Friday the 28th and 29th of April. Please ring Orla (0872403080)for a time. So far she has only received two calls. If we all leave it to others to help out then no one will turn up.
Ms. Quigley’s class will travel to Drum, to the Heritage Centre on Thursday. This is in line with our policy that learning cannot always be school based. Children love to learn about their community and it adds an extra excitement to coming to school when a trip is planned.
There is a friendly challenge match between Cornafulla and Coosan on Friday in Clan na nGael. Details later.
Please give your email addresses to Majella if you have not already done so. This is to facilitate on-line payments which will reduce the amount of money coming into the office. Also parents can see on line that they have paid and what is outstanding. This is done in most schools.
On Friday we will have a Rice Crispy Day for Trocaire –one euro for a drink and a bun. A speaker will attend the school next Wednesday to talk about Trocaire.
Teachers will do a training course on Mindfulness today after school.
Joan Conway ( Principal)