A reminder that the school will close on
Wednesday at 12 noon. Infants will be available from 11.50 am.
Our sympathy to the families of John Joe Brennan (Rahin Road) and Josephine Reddy (The Crescent) who passed away over the weekend. John Joe was a noted musician and over many years accompanied school choirs for First Communion, Confirmation and carol services.
Book rental/school contribution fees are now overdue. Payment by Friday would be much appreciated or contact the school to make payment arrangements.
See note attached.
UPDATED MOBILE PHONE POLICY (draft):
The draft document will be posted on the school website. Any comments or observations will be welcome.
Ms. Hayden will return to school on Wednesday. Thanks to Ms. Sukprasert for all her work over the last month.
Congratulations to Ballylinan G.F.C. U12 boys who were very impressive when defeating Killeshin in the County Final last Tuesday night. Winning promotion in successive years is a fantastic achievement. On the fixture front we are playing catch-up after last week.
Fixtures as follows:
Girls: Tuesday – Away v Mountmellick
Thursday – Away v Ratheniska
Boys: Monday – Away v Gaelscoil Phortlaoise
Tuesday – Home v The Heath.
Ballylinan Parents Council wishes to invite you to a FREE Triple P Parenting Programme For
Parents of Children 2-10 Years
Triple P gives you tips and strategies to make family life less stressful with young children and a good understanding of positive parenting with plenty of ideas to make parenting easier.
Session 1: What is Positive Parenting?
Session 2: Helping children develop and encouraging behaviour we like
Session3: Managing Misbehaviour
Session4: Planning ahead
Session 5: Practice positive parenting Strategies and Phone support
Session 6: Practice positive parenting Strategies and Phone support
Session 7: Programme Close
- The Triple P Group Programme takes 7 weeks.
- Each session lasts 2 hrs.
- After 4 weekly sessions, you have 2 weeks to practice Triple P at home with support phone calls, followed by a final round-up session.
Dates: Thursday 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th Oct.
(with a follow up on Nov. 17th)
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: St. Patrick’s NS, Ballylinan
Booking is essential
Triple P Parenting Programme
PARENTS NAME/S: ____________________________
CHILD/CHILDRENS NAME/S: _____________________
PLEASE RETURN THIS FORM TO THE SCHOOL BY THURSDAY 29TH SEPT TO CONFIRM BOOKING.