The annual meetings will be held on Tuesday November 25th & Thursday November 27th (3.15 pm. – 5.45 pm.). As usual the times will be allocated alphabetically (surname) to facilitate parents who need to see more than one teacher. If it is not possible to attend at the indicated time please contact the class teacher to rearrange.
Tuesday Nov. 25th Thursday Nov. 27th
A/B 3. 15 – 3.45 L/M 3.15 – 3.45
C/D/E 3.45 – 4.15 N/O 3.45 – 4.15
F/G/H 4.15 – 4.45 P/Q/R 4.15 – 4.45
I/J/K 4.45 – 5.15 S – W 4.45 – 5.15
Parking: On the days of the parent/teacher meetings the overflow car park (junior play area) will be open. Please reverse into parking position and drive out for safety reasons.
Well done to the children from 2nd Class and 6th Class for their generosity. Tanya Thompson from Team Hope was presented with 52 boxes at the school recently (photos on school website).
4TH CLASS MASS:
Families of children in 4th class are invited to attend the 11.30 am. Mass in St. Anne’s Church next Sunday, November 23rd. Children from 4th class will be helping out at the Mass.
The meetings will be held on Tuesday November 25th and Thursday November 27th commencing each day at 3.15 pm. As in recent years parents will be allocated times in alphabetical order using surnames in order to reduce delays. Full details in next week’s newsletter.
As announced in the parish newsletter at the weekend the Confirmation ceremony will be celebrated by Bishop Denis Nulty in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Arles on Wednesday May 20th at 11 am. Meeting for parents and children on Tuesday November 25th at 7 pm. in the A.B.K. centre.
FIRST EUCHARIST MASS:
Sunday Nov. 16th @ 11.30 am.
5TH CLASS MASS:
Well done to the children form 5th class who participated in the Mass last Sunday.
CUMANN NA MBUNSCOL:
The finals were held recently in Portlaoise and the winners in our divisions were Emo (girls) and Clonaslee (boys). Thanks to Mrs. Connolly and Ms. Mulhare for all their work with the girls since September.
We have started taking photographs of the classes for our school calendar. The calendar will be the same format as last year and is a very economical way to get a class photograph! The calendars will be available in December.
“Don’t Say No to Saving H2O”
Congratulations to Eamon Baldwin who ran the Dublin City Marathon in aid of the school on Bank Holiday Monday. Eamon was one of 15,000 athletes who took part and his time of 4hrs and 2mins was a wonderful achievement. Thanks to Eamon for all his efforts.
SHOE BOX APPEAL:
Children from 2nd and 6th class are taking part in the Team Hope Christmas Shoe Box Appeal as part of their sacramental preparation. The boxes must be returned by this Friday Nov. 7th.
Meeting for parents and children: Tuesday Nov. 11th in ABK Centre @ 7pm.
MASS: Sunday Nov. 16th @ 11.30 am.
WEEKEND CLASS MASS:
Last year Fr. Brian introduced a “class” Mass where children from a particular class provided readers, etc. for a weekend Mass. This week he is starting with 5th class and it is hoped that as many families as possible will be able to attend. (Sunday Nov. 9th @ 11.30 am.).
This year’s panto is “Dick Whittington and his Cat” and will go on stage on Tuesday Dec. 16th and Thursday Dec. 18th in St. Anne’s Hall. Scripts have been delivered to 6th class and reading for parts begins today!
We had a very busy week leading up to the mid-term. Photos are now on the school website of Maths Week activities and our Halloween parade. www.ballylinannationalschool.com
“Don’t Say No to Saving H2O”