An Nuacht – 24th October 2014

Thanks to everyone who contributed to Term 1 White Envelope Week. Unfortunately it has been down a fair bit since last year. To enable the running of our school we are asking that you contribute what you can to our White Envelope Week (WEW). While it costs €672 per pupil to run the school, the Department of Education currently gives us only €388. Please give whatever you can afford.

Names and money will be taken tomorrow, Friday for the new after-school basketball which will commence on Monday 3rd Nov (junior group) & Tues 4th Nov (senior group). This will run until Christmas break. Cost €16 per child. Names and money to Louise

Flags

We will be adding our new nationalities to the wall shortly. If your country hasn’t been represented please let us know.

Lost Property.

Please check lost property box if your child is missing any jacket etc. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity next week.

For recent Mental Health Awareness Week, 5th class took part in a variety of mindfulness activities.  It sounds easy, but it is actually surprisingly hard to slow down and clear your mind of thoughts and worries!

5th & 6th enjoyed some top class storytelling at Mary I on Tuesday 14th when we went to see ‘The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy’. The performance was amazing and we were all moved by the story.

We are collecting old phones again this year. Please bring them in to help get some IT equipment.

Autumn Chess Camp: Villiers School, North Circular Road, Limerick.28th -31st October. €12 per day or mini camp (4 days) €39. Ages 7-18. Book by 27th October, contact John Alfred 087 6794211, chessadare@yahoo.co.uk. All chess equipment supplied.

 Parent Teacher Association (PTA) News REMINDER Educate Together Second Level School Information Evening takes place TONIGHT Thurs, 23rd Oct, 7pm, LSP.Speaker: Niall Wall, Educate Together Regional Development Officer.

Are interested in an Educate Together Second Level Education for your children? Niall Wall will give a presentation on the Educate Together Second Level Program and the steps needed to establish a Start Up Group in Limerick.

PTA MONTHLY UPDATES. The Parent Teacher Association will be publishing monthly updates of all news and events in both the Nuacht and the school website. www.limerickschoolproject.ie

Maths Week Website Competition

Congratulations to the winners:

Yasser Mansour & Ushmita Mondal (2nd), Sean O’Loughlin & Emily O’Dwyer (1st), Ingrid Thunder-Biesty & Fryderyk Klimas (SI).

Niamh Conroy & Elena Foley (3rd), Aoife Ryan (6th) & Olivia Kenny (4th).

Thanks to all who entered.

4 members of 6th class took part in the City Library table quiz on Wednesday. Aoife Doyle, Aoife Ryan, Sean Farrell & Hugh Brady represented the school. They came first, continuing the school tradition. Well done to all.

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