Welcome back everyone! I hope you all had a lovely, enjoyable Easter break!
May Bank Holiday – the school will be closed on Monday next 6th May for May Bank Holiday
June Bank Holiday –the school will be closed on Tuesday 4th June also.
Swimming commences next week, Friday 10th May for Ms Kelly’s 5th class and Ms Heavey’s 4th class.
3rd Class swimming lessons in Spin on Thursdays commencing today 2nd May and will continue for 6 lessons.
Saturday next 4th May: As part of the celebrations for the 1500th anniversary of the death of St. Conleth, Bishop Denis Nulty will celebrate the 6pm Mass in St. Conleth’s Church on Saturday, May 4th. The mass is a “Celebration of Faith in Newbridge” Our school will be represented during the procession. Board of Management, Staff and all families have been invited by to attend this celebration.
School Uniform Sale
The School Uniform Sale will take place in the school next week on Thursday and Friday 9th and 10th of May from 12.00noon to 4pm. All items will be 10% less than the shop price on those dates.
May 9th marks Europe Day celebrated by the European Union. We will be celebrating it in school on Thursday May 9th.
All children are allowed wear clothes representative of a EU country e.g a jersey or clothes the colour of the flag of the country. All classes have been assigned a country and children may choose to wear clothes representing that particular country and also have the option to wear clothes representing a different E.U. country if they wish..The children should be able to tell others which country their clothes are representing.
NOTE: School will reopen after the summer holidays on
*Wed 28th August 2019*
GP AND BOOK RENTAL FEE
General Purpose and Book Rental Fee for 2019/2020 can now be paid online through the Aladdin app. The charge is as follows:
1 child €80
2 children €150
3 or more children €200
the Book Rental portion of the charge is used for the purchasing of books and equipment and the remainder of the GP charge covers 24 hour insurance, school journal, photocopying, folders, art materials, paper, charts, library books, crayons and colouring pencils, white boards, handwriting books, gymnastics, guitar, dance, safe cycling lessons, as well as the provision of laptops and iPads for the children.
First Holy Communion our 2nd class pupils are preparing for their First Holy Communion which will take place on Saturday 18th May. This is a very special day for all of our 2nd class children and I would ask you to remember them in your prayers.
Child Protection. The Board of Management reviewed our Child Safeguarding Statement and our Risk Assessment at its recent meeting. These documents are available to view on the school website and will be reviewed at the next Parents Association meeting which will be held on Tuesday evening 14th May at 8pm. You are invited to attend and we would welcome your input at our meeting.
Agri Aware's Open Farm Day is taking place this May Bank Holiday Monday (May 6th) in Ballitore, Co. Kildare.
There will be a Kids Zone, Farm Safety Demos, Cookery Demos with Chef Edward Hayden, Sheep Shearing, Spinning and Weaving, a Milk Bar and so much more.
What: Agri Aware's Open Farm Day
When: Monday, May 6th, 2019 from 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Ballitore, Co. Kildare, R14 N400
Thank you for your co-operation with the above.