Newsletter No. 16 (23/02/2016)

Scoil Chroí Naofa

Athenry, Co Galway

Telephone:  091-844510

Email: [email protected]



Dear Parents                           Issue: 16                                                                     23rd February 2016


A very sincere thank you to all families who supported our recent Book Fair. Books were purchased to the sum of €2,749.10. As a result of this amount, the school will receive 50% of books from the Book Fair or 20% in cash. Special thanks to Mrs. Hallissey who coordinated the whole event.


Canine Buddies visited Ms. Tyrrell’s class yesterday. The children learnt how to become responsible pet owners and dog detectives.  They will also visit Mr. Wallace’s and Mrs Hennessy’s classes at a future date.


The Public Health Nurse will carry out screening (hearing, vision & colour vision) for Junior Infants and any new children who enrolled this school year. Consent Forms were distributed. Please return all forms to class teacher as soon as possible. We will notify you of her visit.


Mr. Wallace & Mrs. Hallissey has selected the following girls Kayla, Ciara, Amy  and Shandreya to take part in the Scór na bPáistí Quiz which will take place in the Raheen Woods Hotel on Sunday, the 28th of February at 5.30pm.


The next Parents Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday, the 2nd of March at 8pm.


Please support the next Cash for Clobber collection will take place on Wednesday, the 2nd  of March.


The Abbey Theatre & Baboró, will present Me, Mollser; a monologue play which introduces The Plough and the Stars by Sean O’Casey based on the 1916 Easter Rising to 4th, 5th & 6th class on Monday, 7th of March


First Confession for 2nd class will take place on the 14th of March at 11am in the school. Parents are invited to attend if they wish.


Our Annual Church Gate Collection will take place this Saturday & Sunday, the 27th & 28th of February. There will be five collection points at the three weekend Masses. We need 30 parents for 30 minutes before each Mass. We would be very grateful for your support and help once again. If you are available, please tick whichever Mass suits you and return to the school tomorrow or contact the secretary at 844510.


Yours sincerely,       _______________________Teresa Neylon, Principal






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