Newsletter (3) 22/09/2015

Scoil Chroí Naofa

Athenry, Co Galway

Telephone:  091-844510

Email: [email protected]



Dear Parents                                                   Issue: 03                                                  22nd September 2015

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.


Sixth class pupils are members of our Student Council. The aim of the Student Council is to give a voice to the student body, to make positive changes to our school and to promote the Irish language. Congratulations to the following officials who have been elected: Lauren  (Chairperson), Alanagh (Vice-Chairperson), Kayla (Secretary), Sophie  and Michelle (Treasurers). Their first main project is to organise a collection for the Syrian Refugees. You will receive their Newsletter tomorrow.


Please read the INTO Campaign “Stand Up For Primary Education” before Budget/General Election 2016. You can make a difference by posting the attached card to your local TD.


Senior Infants and 1st Class will participate in another Whole Class Intervention Programme entitled Maths Blast this year. Ms. Alani’s class has commenced this programme this week for the duration of 3 weeks.


Mr Wallace selected twelve girls to participate in the Athletic Association Irish Primary Schools Cross Country Championship which is taking place in Renmore today.


We wish to invite you to our Opening of Year Mass in the Church this Friday, the 25th of September at 10am.


Parents of 6th class are invited to an introduction of the Parish based programme entitled “You Shall Be My Witness” for children making their Confirmation which will be held in St. Mary’s Pastoral Centre on Wednesday, the 30th of September at 7.30pm. Parents are requested to bring the Enrolment and Baptismal Forms to the meeting.


There will be a Staff Meeting on Thursday week, the 1st of October. Children will go home at 1.15pm.


Class teachers call the roll every day at 11am. If your child has an appointment in the morning, please notify the teacher the day before so that your child can be marked present.


Parent Teacher Meeting will take place on the 24th & 25th of November.


The four senior classes will participate in a musical education programme called Peace Proms this year. This project is a Choral Education Programme devised by the Cross Border Orchestra of Ireland. Peace Proms aims to entertain, educate and engage children in music and to enrich their lives through exceptional musical experience and performance. Our pupils will perform their repertoire with other primary schools in Galway in NUI Galway at the end of January. Parents are requested to complete and return Consent Forms ASAP.


Yours sincerely________________________     Teresa Neylon, Principal

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