An Nuacht, Thursday 14th June

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AN NUACHT

Volume 18 Issue 36

June 14th 2018

 


 

School will close at 12 noon on Friday 29th June – summer holidays.

 

Please bring in a Stamped Addressed Envelope for school reports.

 

Please let us know as soon as possible if your child won’t be returning to school next September.

 

Red Envelope Week – Please return your Red Envelopes to school. All amounts gratefully received.

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Thanks to everyone who supported last week’s Down Syndrome Ice Cream Day. €324 was raised on the day.

 

Enrolment

Do you have a baby or toddler at home that you intend sending to LSP? Please ensure that Louise has an enrolment form on file and check what number your child is. Siblings have right of entry only if enrolled before their first birthday.

 

LSP is looking into the possibility of running an afterschool i.t.kidz club for children from first class and up, once a week from September. We are not looking for any commitments to book at this stage, but are gauging interest: if you think you might be interested please let Louise or Orla know. The following is information from ITkidz: 

"IT Kidz Code Clubs are an enjoyable way to introduce coding to children. By creating games, animations and stories using Scratch the children are learning to code in a fun, interactive way. The code clubs run for 12 weeks and each child is awarded with a Certificate from the Irish Computer Society on completion of the term."

 

If you would like to purchase your child’s photo please return proof envelope and relevant monies as soon as possible

 

Please ensure we have up to date contact details including Eircode

 

 

             SCHOOL TOURS

 

Juniors and Seniors went to Stonehall Farm yesterday.

We had a great day and saw a lot of animals including some peacocks, llamas, alpacas, meerkats, parrots and owls.

See some photographs on the website!

Juniors wrote a piece in our copies about our day. This is by Sebastian:

 

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Second and First class went to the Farmyard, Corofin for their school tour. They milked cows, learned how to make butter and they played a game called ‘Throw the Wellie’. They saw pigs, I lamas, horses, cows and a few other animals. They had lots of fun and had lots of news for all the other classes. They had so much fun at the farm. By Mildred & Zia

 

This year first and second class went on their school tour to the Farmyard in Corofin. We saw lots of animals like cows, ducks rabbits and goats. We milked a cow called Betty. We fed and petted the other animals. After that we made our own butter. It was really fun!!

 

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For our school tour 4th class went to the Aqua Dome in Tralee. The bus took 1 ½ hours to get there but is was well worth it in the end. The Aqua Dome had a loot of good features like the rapid river, waves, lazy river & the indoor and outdoor slide. It was fun. Carambola was tasty and very good quality. After that we went to the Active Kingdom and had fun on lots of inflatable’s like the gauntlet, obstacle  course, drop zone and wipe out. It was a really enjoyable day and I would recommend it to all the 4th classes to come.

 

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On 8th June the pupils of 5th class went to UL Activity Centre in Killaloe. We left the school at 9am, after a while of driving in the bus we arrived at our location. We got a short briefing about the rules and were then split into groups and began the water activities which included canoeing, sailing and giant body boarding. We had a lot of fun. We then went on to the land activist which were adventure trail, high ropes and archery. By Hazel & Noah

 

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We, 6th class went to Ballyhass on our school tour. We did many fun activities such as kayaking in the gorgeous blue lake. We did low ropes, which was a team effort. We did rock climbing but it was very tricky when it was wet. leap of faith, where you climbed up a pole and jumped off at the top. We also did other activities such as challenges on a small rock climbing wall (e.g. clap your hands without falling off). We had a long fun day on our school tour.

 

 

 

 

 

The PTA is inviting all parents from FOURTH, FIFTH and SXTH classes to attend a workshop evening dedicated to all issues related to ‘transition of primary to post primary’. This is a brief course aimed at parents of 4th, 5th and 6th class students. It will be a presentation and presenter will be ready to answer any questions the parents might have. The course has been scheduled for the 18th of June at 7pm.  Please let one of PTA or Louise know if you can attend.

 

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NUTTY CHICKEN SATAY STRIPS

INGREDIENTS 

▪2 tbsp chunky peanut butter  (without palm oil or sugar)

◾1 garlic clove, finely grated

◾1 tsp Madras curry powder

◾few shakes soy sauce

◾2 tsp lime juice

◾2 skinless, chicken breast fillets (about 300g) cut into thick strips

◾about 10cm cucumber, cut       into fingers

◾sweet chilli sauce, to serve

METHOD

◾Heat oven to 200C, 180C fan, gas 4 and line a baking tray with non-stick paper.

◾Mix the peanut butter with the garlic, curry powder, soy sauce and lime in a bowl. Some nut butters are thicker than others, so if necessary, add a dash of boiling water to get a coating consistency. Add the chicken strips, mix well then arrange on the baking sheet, spaced apart, and bake in the oven for 8-10 mins until cooked, but still juicy.

◾Eat warm with the cucumber sticks and chilli sauce, or leave to cool then keep in the fridge for up to 2 days.

 

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The newly built and planted flower bed is greeting all backyard visitors of LSP. PTA is glad to announce that as part of being a green school we have taken the initiative and funded the full rearrangement of the mini-garden by the second class. We have planted the Himalayan birch, replaced old timber sleepers, planted winter flowering plants and sensory plants especially for children to enjoy. Also we are very grateful to Sylvia, grandmother of Ronan, 5th class who generously donated plants for this flower bed.

 

Orla, the children & staff want to give a huge thank you to the PTA for the fabulous  new flowerbed and seating area.