NEWSLETTER 16th February 2017

ZIM DAY – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17TH  Our annual fundraiser takes place tomorrow, Friday.  Thank you to everybody for your very generous donations of toys/books and games during the week.

  • People have been wonderful in the past for providing cakes and buns on the day, so we are asking again !! Please label containers/lids so they can be returned to you.
  • On the day there is great value to be had so children only need a small amount of money.
  • Please get your children to bring carrier bags for their purchases.
  • Remember that all proceeds go to help the children attending Assisi High School, Nharira, Chivhu, Zimbabwe, providing resources for their educational needs.

 MID-TERM:  A reminder that the school will close next Wednesday at the usual times and re-open on Monday February 27th.

HOMEWORK CLUB:  Next Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st only.

TIN WHISTLE:  Both groups next Wednesday 22nd after school.

ST. ABBAN’S QUIZ: Good luck to the boys and girls from 5th and 6th class who will travel to Killeen Hall tonight (Thursday) as they try to retain the Fr. Kennedy Cup after last years great success.

ENROLMENT 2017:  As we plan for next September, please make sure you have enrolled your child for the coming year.

SCHOOL OPENING:  On these cold mornings a reminder that the school building is open from 9am.  Children should not be arriving before that time.

PAST PUPILS:  Some past pupils in the news at the moment are – Josh McDonald (Leinster U15 60m sprint champion 2017), Lochlan Kelleher and Michéal Downey who have both been chosen for the Laois U14 football panel.  Well done to all concerned.