Newsletter 17th April 2024

Dance Workshop: Thank you to Isobel Brady from Shooting Stars Stage School Athy for volunteering her time for our dance workshop on Monday last. Thank you for your generous support of the event, a fantastic day was had by all.

Chicken pox: We have been advised of several cases of chicken pox across the school. Follow the link for information from the HSE.

Rainbows: Athy Community Family Resource Centre have advised of their intention to run the Rainbows programme in the near future.  Rainbows is a free, voluntary service for children and young people experiencing loss following bereavement and parental separation.

Rainbows is a programme run by trained volunteers, it is not a professional counselling or therapy service.

If this is something that might interest your family, you may log your interest via this link. You may contact the centre on 059 8632899 or for more information.

Lego afterschool workshop: There was very positive feedback from yesterday’s afterschool Lego Club arranged by our Parents Association. There are a just a few places available for the remaining sessions. Contact Kealan for more information.

County Photos: The deadline for placing your order to avail of free delivery to the school has been extended to Monday 22nd April. Orders placed after this date will be subject to a delivery charge.

St. Abban’s Athletics Club Student Games: The St. Abban’s AC student games take place on Friday 26th April at 5pm. This is always a fantastic event and a great opportunity for local children to “dip their toes” in the world of athletics. More details here.

First Holy Communion:  Takes place on Saturday 27th April at 11am in St. Anne’s Church.

Instagram: Keep up to date with our Instagram account @ballylinanns

Board of Management: The BOM held a meeting on Monday 8th April. Please see the “agreed report” on the BOM section of our webpage.

Lost Property: An old phone was found in the school hall after the school book fair. Contact the school for more information.

Aviva Stadium Visit: Our 6th class had an early start this morning and had a fantastic day at the Aldi Play Rugby National Festival at the Aviva Stadium today. Well done to supporters and players alike.