An Nuacht – 5th February 2015


Volume 15, Issue 21

February 5th 2015


School is closed on Thursday 19th & Friday 20th February. Mid-term break.


Term 2 White Envelope Week (WEW) will run from Monday 9th – Friday 13th February. Letters have gone home in school bags today.


Limerick Leader photographs

Call into the reception of Limerick Leader office or contact Lynsey on  061 214531 if you would like to order the recent photographs in the Limerick Leader. There is a cost of €10 for a 6×8 and €15 for 10.8.


Music of the Musicals Update

We will be asking parents to drop children to the foyer of the Lime Tree at 6.30 on both Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th February 2015.

They will be supervised in rooms backstage by school staff.

The show will start at 7pm and should be over by 9pm. The children can be collected backstage by parents after the Grand Finale when all the children will return to sing together as a whole school. Programmes and raffle tickets will be on sale in the foyer and at the interval. The winning tickets will be drawn at the end of the concert while members of staff are getting the children ready to go home. Prizes will be available for collection from the desk in the foyer of the Lime tree.

Don’t forget to bring all costume items in tomorrow.The photographer will be taking the photos for the programme of the show.

Tickets on sale now on (24 hours a day); from the Lime Tree Box Office from 2pm to 5.30pm (Monday to Friday); on the phone- 061 774774 (12 noon to 5.30pm) or from 69 O’Connell Street (the former Belltable) 12 noon to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.


School Council News

The School Council are planning to run the Valentine’s Fair again this year. It will be held on Friday 13th from 8.30 to 10am. We will be asking pupils from 4th, 5th and 6th classes to provide buns or cakes for the cake sale. They can be decorated with hearts or anything else you like. There will be chocolate fountains, card making stalls and lots of other fun activities at good prices. The School Council will decide later today how to spend the money raised. Last year’s money went towards the school garden plots.


Parent Teacher Association News


  • Show Photographs

A photographer will be coming to the school on Friday morning, February 9th, to take photographs of each class in their costumes for the school show. The photographs will be in the programme for the “Magic of the Musicals” in the Limetree Theatre on the 17th and 18th of February. All children are asked bring in their white socks and black pumps and, where applicable, the t-shirt they will be wearing in the show.


  • Coffee Morning, TOMORROW, Friday, Feb 6th, 8.30am, Outside the LSP Staff room. The PTA will host its next coffee morning on Friday Feb 6th at 8.30 am. Coffee mornings are open to the whole school community. It is a great opportunity to chat with other parents and also start your day with a nice cup of coffee or tea. This is a FREE event.


  • Open Forum for Parents/Guardians, Feb 9th, 7-8pm, LSP Staffroom.

The PTA committee will hold an open meeting for parents/guardians at its next committee meeting on Monday the 9th of February in the staffroom of LSP, from 7 to 8pm. This is an opportunity for parents/guardians to bring an idea for an event, to raise/bring an issue they are concerned about, ask a question, or simply get to know the committee.


  • RAFFLE PRIZES – Can you donate a prize for the raffle?

We are still looking for donations of prizes for the Raffle which will be held during the school show The Magic of the Musicals (Limetree Theatre, Feb 17th and 18th). We are asking parents do you have a business, or a connection which could donate to this raffle. E.g. a voucher, or an item, or a service etc. You or your business will be thanked on the night and in the show programme.

If you think you can donate you can contact the PTA at . Or, if you prefer, leave your details with Louise and we will get in touch with you. We appreciate all contributions, and all funds raised will go towards the cost of putting on the show.

Thanking you in advance.


To mark the 25th anniversary of the school the Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan will visit the school on Monday morning. Minister O’Sullivan will examine the contents of a time capsule that was buried 25 years ago by the first children in the Limerick School Project. Pupils, past and present, will mark the occasion in both song and word. If you would like to attend this momentous occasion please be in the school Halla by 9am.