January 2013 Update
The Christmas raffle and sale of pens was a great success and we would like to thank all parents/guardians for their supporting these events.
Thanks to all our sponsors who supported the Christmas Raffle.
The raffle raised €1,300 and will be applied to buying equipment and materials to support the school’s Numeracy and Literacy Programme.
Dates for your diary
The national Internet Safety week is the week beginning 11th February.
27th February (Wednesday): A special “Internet Safety” briefing for parents will take place in the school hall at 8pm. We will have a speaker from the NPC on the night - this is a hugely important topic for all parents and we strongly encourage you to attend. We will send out an additional invite closer to the date.
February 13th (Wednesday): No uniform “red day” for Valentine’s Day, in aid of Barnados.
March 22nd (Friday): Coffee Morning and Second Hand Book Fair including Easter egg raffle, in aid of the school.
March 8th (Friday): Family Quiz Night
May 15th (Wednesday): Confirmation
May 18th (Saturday): First Communion
2nd – 6th Class parents, can you please indicate to your class rep if you would like to attend a talk on the new curriculum and ways of teaching.
Heartiest congratulations to Ms. Clifford on the birth of a baby girl.
Congratulations to all the girls in 6th class who participated in last week’s Young Scientist exhibition.
The Board of Management update- Ms. Fahy advised that the school running costs are very tight following the loss of a number of grants from the department and new on-going service contracts for security / fire systems etc.
Please note that a “Mount Sackville” branded white polo shirt is not a compulsory element of the tracksuit uniform. A plain white polo shirt is acceptable but please ensure it is suitable to wear for exercising.
Any questions re the above or any other queries, please do not hesitate to speak to your class representatives or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.