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News

News

January 2015

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 9:55 AM

 

School Photos

Please return proof cards and money to school by Thursday 5th February.


 School Vaccination Programme

HSE staff will carry out vaccinations with Junior Infants and Sixth class pupils this Tuesday & Thursday. Please return all forms. If you do not wish your child to participate please indicate this on your form.


Parent meetings:

 

Confirmation

There will be a Parents information evening in Knockcroghery NS on Wednesday 4th February @ 8pm. Parents of Confirmation pupils are asked to attend.

 

Communion

There will be a Parents information eventing in Knockcroghery NS on Monday 16th February @ 8pm. Parents of First Communion pupils are asked to attend. (Please note this is during our Mid Term Break)


 Green Flag

We are busy preparing for our Green Flag-“Global Citizenship, litter & waste” inspection by Marian Parker on 24th February. As part of

this preparation, we will visit Roscommon Recycling Centre this Friday 30th January. The BOM will pay for the bus to/from the centre.


Catholic Schools Week

All pupils are participating in Catholic Schools Week this week ( 26th – 30th Jan). Teachers will deliver lessons and place emphasis on “Kindness and random acts of kindness”


 Sport

Soccer training will resume on Wednesday @ 1pm.

Hurling takes place on Tuesdays @ 11:30am

 

Staff

Mrs McGowan will start her maternity leave on Monday 2nd March. The BOM will meet this week and appoint a teacher to cover the leave.


 Staff Meeting

School will close this Thursday @ 2pm for All Pupils to facilitate a staff meeting.


 Mid-Term Break

We finish on Friday 13th February @ 3pm for Mid-term & will re-open Monday 23rd February @ 9:20am.


Primary Online Database (POD)

If you have not already returned your child/children’s POD forms to the school, please do so as soon as possible. Thank you.


Junior Entrepreneur Programme

The senior room are participating in the JEP. On Friday 23rd January we held a “Dragons Den” in our hall. Four teams presented their “ideas” to the dragons. Local business woman, Nuala Dolan of Dolan Foods, kindly took part as a dragon. An enjoyable experience was had by all. The Dragons Den was a fantastic opportunity for the pupils to use their oral language skills, presentation skills, and practical maths. It was an exceptional morning and we are very proud of all the ideas. The “Big Idea” has now been chosen and all pupils will work together to design and create our Green Schools badges for retail.

 

 News2day

TV crews and TV presenter Orla Walsh, from RTE’s News2day children’s TV programme, will visit our school in the coming weeks. They will talk to pupils about the global problem of litter and waste in our oceans. They will edit our own recording of the Skype call to the scientist in December and include pupils in the news bulletin. We are really looking forward to this experience in the coming weeks. The programme will then be aired on News2day.

 

 


 

 

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