Newsletter, 13th February 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Please take note of the following items of information:

1. School Midterm Break.

Scoil Mhuire is closed on Thursday and Friday of this week, February 15th +16th for the Mid-Term Break.

2. Language Training Day.

Scoil Mhuire is closed on Tuesday February 20th as teachers are attending the Navan Education Centre for training in the new Primary Language Curriculum.

3. Swimming Lessons.

Swimming continues every Tuesday for 2nd/3rd/4th Classes and room 7+8. Thank you to all Families who have sent in the 30 euro fee. Please send it in ASAP to the class teacher as we have to pay the pool for the teachers and the use of it. The school is paying the bus up and from the pool.

4. Extra-Curricular Activities.

At the moment the following extra-curricular activities are ongoing in the School: Basketball/Green team/ Irish Dancing/School League. Thank you to all teachers involved in these activities.

5. Birthday Parties

Please remember our school policy regard pupils' birthdays. We do not hold birthday parties in school for the pupils so please do not send in "goodies "for the class to eat together. Teachers will of course join in singing happy birthday to the pupil but please do not send in food to share among the class to eat together. Thank you.

6. Child Protection Training.

Under the new Child Protection Legislation all school employees have to receive training to comply with the new legislation. Our school will close at 12:30 pm for all pupils on Friday, March 2nd and Friday, March 9th in order for staff to complete this training.

7. Green Team/6th Class Trip to Dublin.

The Green Schools Expo will take place in the RDS on Thursday, February 22nd. Our Green Team and 6th class will attend. Pupils will travel by bus and four staff members will accompany them.

Yours sincerely,

Colm Devlin, School Principal