Thursday Letter 11th May 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians / A Thuismitheoirí agus a Chaomhnóirí,

 

Please note our new telephone number is 01 8572086.

 

GETNS Table Quiz changed from 25th May to 8th June – details to follow later.

 

News for this week

A big shout-out to Gavin, Ruby and Lila’s dad, for providing 5 star accommodation for the local bugs! All welcome to visit our new bug hotel situated near the log cabin.

Well done to all the Junior Infants who were very brave receiving their MMR Vaccinations yesterday.

5th class enjoyed a visit to the Jeanie Johnston.

Training and trials for Santry Sports are continuing this week.

 

A Parents survey is being undertaken as part of the work by the Working Group on Reforms and Supports for the Childminding Sector. This Working Group was commissioned by Dr Katherine Zappone, T.D., Minister for Children & Youth Affairs.

This survey is to ensure that parent’s views are included in the decision making, shaping the future of Childminding in Ireland. Please see https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HKLB29W  or visit www.childminding.ie or email support@childminding.ie for a copy of the link.

 

Mount Temple Parents Association Table Quiz tonight Thursday 11th May at 8pm in Clontarf Rugby Club €40 per team, max 4 per team, register on the night, raffle and lots of prizes!

 

Clonturk Community College Parents & Teachers Association Inaugural Summer Fundraising BBQ Saturday 13th May from 2pm – 5pm. Lots of fun, games, food, music and raffles!! Free car parking available beside Whitehall Church.

 

Dublin City Council are organising a free fun pet festival – Pets in the City, this coming Sunday 14th May from 11.30am to 4.30pm on Smithfield Square. On hand will be Wooly Wards petting farm – always a great attraction to younger children, a Reptile Corner, the DSPCA dog arena where children can bring in their own dogs to put them through their paces and Scruffs Dog Show with fun categories such as Waggliest Tail. There is also an arts and crafts tent on-site. Children will also have the opportunity to meet the Dulux dog, Irish Wolfhounds and see the Customs Unit dog demonstrate his skills. More information on the event is available fromwww.petsinthecity.ie.

 

RAKA

The following children were awarded Random Act of Kindness Awards this week: Manon Áine’s Junior Infants, Anna Éibhlin’s Junior Infants, Sarah 1st, Kaylinn 3rd, Fintan 4th, Katie 5th, John Orlaith’s 6th.

 

RARA

The following children were awarded Random Act of Respect Awards this week: Stephen Áine’s Junior Infants, Ciaran Éibhlin’s Junior Infants, Lucy and April 1st, Pepe 3rd, Katie 4th, Sanjit 5th, Molly Orlaith’s 6th.

 

Frása na Seachtaine:  Is fear liom / Is breá liom (junior infants to 2nd class)

                                 Tá mé ag ithe ceapaire (3rd to 6th classes)

Le meas,

 

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Róisín Conlon,

Príomh Oide