Newsletter 25/09/2014

Scoil Chroí Naofa

Athenry, Co Galway

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Dear Parents                                                Issue: 03                        25th September 2014


Sharon Dolan Darcy from Athenry News & Views visited the school last week and took a photograph of all the new junior infants which will be advertised in the next edition of the magazine.


We wish to remind you that the closing date for the Schools Personal Accident Insurance is tomorrow, Friday 26th September.


Mr Wallace selected twelve girls to participate in the recent Athletic Association Irish Primary Schools Cross Country Championship. Congratulations to the two teams who completed this very long race. A special word of congratulations to the following girls who were awarded a Bronze Medal; Sarah, Caoimhe, Kayla, Leonore & Abigail.


Senior Infants and 1st Class will participate in another Whole Class Intervention Programme entitled Maths Blast this year. Mr. Wallace’s class will commence this programme next week for the duration of 3 weeks.


Band practice will commence Wednesday week. If your child is selected to play the Bell Lyre, Melodica or Accordian, a rental fee of €25 will be required.  €10 will be refunded at the end of the year if the instruments are returned in good condition.


Mrs. Burke and Michael Helebert has commenced coaching the school camogie team for the Mini 7s Competition which will take place this Tuesday, the 30th of September in Coolarne at 11am.


Parents of 6th class girls who will be making their Confirmation are invited to attend a meeting in St. Mary’s Pastoral Centre this Wednesday, the 1st of October at 8.00pm.


We wish to invite you to our Opening of Year Mass in the Church which will take place tomorrow week, Friday, the 3rd of October at 10am.


Extra Curricular Activities

  • Ms. Tyrrell has commenced a Science Club for 3rd & 4th class children on Wednesdays from 2.30 – 3.30pm. It will run for 6 weeks at a cost of €25.
  • Ms. Alani will commence Art Attack Classes for children in 5th & 6th class. Course will commence on Tuesday week the 30th of September from 2.30 – 3.30pm. It will run for 6 weeks at a cost of €30.
  • Ms. Sheridan will commence Sports Club for senior infants. Club will commence on Wednesday, the 1st of October from 2.45 – 3.45pm. It will run for 6 weeks at a cost of €18. Children will need PE gear and runners.


Yours sincerely       _________________________________ Teresa Neylon Principal

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