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5 12, 2017

Cairdeas Meeting Notes

By | 2017-12-05T13:16:31+00:00 December 5th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Wednesday 29th November 2017 @ 8pm

It was great to see so many parents at our meeting.

  • Halloween Walk:  It was successful, safe and enjoyable.  Thank you for all the baking and help on the day.
  • Shoebox Appeal: 102 boxes were donated.  We are very proud of our school’s support.
  • Burke Interiors Fundraiser:  Many thanks to Sandra Burke and her family for a most enjoyable evening!
  • Book Fair:  Great support from our pupils and parents – a very successful event!
  • Calendars:  This will be available soon for every family that wishes to purchase one.
  • Christmas Jumper Day:  This is to be held on the last day of term.  A donation for the Hope Foundation will be requested from each family.
  • School Christmas Party:  Santa will visit as usual on the last day of term and the children will receive party bags.
  • Christmas Variety Show:  20th of December at the school.  The show will be split into two sessions.  Click HERE for more details.
  • Staff Christmas Presents:  Cairdeas will make a donation to the staff night out in lieu of parents giving presents to staff.
  • National Parents Council:  Cairdeas will contact the Council to arrange a facilitated information meeting for parents to be held in the school after Christmas.
  • Polytunnel:  The possibility of making/purchasing work benches for the polytunnel will be investigated.
  • Other:  Concerns were raised re the sweet treats given to pupils as rewards.  Ms O’Shea will request that staff lessen the number of sweet treats given to pupils as rewards.

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1 12, 2017

Gymnastics

By | 2017-12-01T09:33:34+00:00 December 1st, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Gymnastics has finished now and will start again on January 9th, 16th and the Gymnastics Display will be held on January 23rd in the school 11.30 – 12.15 p.m.  All are welcome!!!

24 11, 2017

Book Fair

By | 2017-11-24T11:03:24+00:00 November 24th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

We would like to thank all the parents/grand parents/guardians and babysitters who came to our book fair – it was a great success.  Some money is still coming in so i will confirm total next week.  Enjoy the reading

24 11, 2017

Christmas Magazine

By | 2017-11-24T09:46:47+00:00 November 24th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Submissions for Christmas Magazine, to be emailed, to knockavillastudents@gmail.com  we will be looking for poems, jokes, riddles, crosswords, stories, interviews and reports.  Any artwork will collected by 6th Class. Deadline for submissions is the 4th December.

21 11, 2017

Inviting all parents

By | 2017-11-21T20:07:12+00:00 November 21st, 2017|School News|0 Comments

We are inviting all parents to join us for a meeting at the school on Wednesday, November 29th @ 8pm where we’ll be taking a look at upcoming events.  We are also looking forward to hearing any feedback on past events and new ideas.  Hope to see you there!