Curragh Walk €1 ..where does that go?

Each Curragh Walk day, we ask that you send in €1 with your child. Have you ever wondered how this money is spent. Click here for a 'behind the scenes' look at what happens every Curragh Walk day...it's 'berry' interesting...

Invitation to visit your child's classroom - Monday morning 30th May

You are invited this Monday morning to visit your child's classroom for a few minutes to view the work they have been focused on during May. You'll find lots of artwork in the classrooms, in the GP Room and along our corridors. We know the children will be excited for you to see their work. Hopefully you can join in the Zumba too while you're in the school!

Curragh Walk - Wednesday 1st June

Curragh Walk sets off just after Assembly on Wednesday coming, 1st June. All parents, grandparents, guardians and dogs (on leash) are invited to join us for the walk. Do please remember to send in €1 with your child. This covers the cost of fruit refreshments. For more information on how your €1 is used, please click here

Music Lessons with Jennie Bagnall

Music teacher, and parent, Jennie Bagnall, gives Music Lessons in Scoil Bhride on the following days. Tuesdays 2:00pm to 2:30pm: Junior Infants - OCARINA 2:30pm to 3:00pm: Junior and Senior Infants - VIOLIN 3:00pm to 3:30pm: 1st Class - RECORDER Wednesdays 2:00pm to 2:30pm Senior Infants - OCARINA Please contact Jennie directly with any queries T: 086 332 2136 Lessons cost €30 for 7 weeks and children will perform on their 8th week. Ocarinas cost €20 and will be ordered as a group. Older children can have Ocarina, Recorder, Fife or Flute Group or Private lessons.

Maths for Parents - Postponed for the Moment

Thank you to those parents who had expressed an interest in our Maths for Parents talk. It was scheduled for Thursday 26th May, however, we have postponed it for the moment. A rescheduled date (most likely this Autumn) will be announced. Thank you.

Blindfold Tasting - Wednesday 25th May Junior Infants - 2nd Class

The Healthy Lifestyle Committee will hold a 'Blindfold Food Tasting' workshop for Junior Infants, Senior Infants, 1st and 2nd Classes on Wednesday, 25th May. A range of different fruit and vegetables will be presented to each class to give the children an opportunity to taste them and learn more about healthy eating. A big thank you in advance to parents Mag Quinn and Mairead Mulcahy who are organising this event.

School Closed - Friday 27th May

Scoil Bhríde will closed on Friday 27th May. This is to facilitate a Teacher Training in-service day, due to the introduction of a new language curriculum in September. *Normal collection times on Thursday 26th May. School will re-open on Monday 30th May (doors open 9:00a.m., for 9:15 start).

Photo Galleries

We've added a new section to our website: Photo Galleries. Here you'll find some fun photos of recent activities such as: School Spring Clean Bag2School - Clothes Collection Curragh Walk - Fruit Feast Grab a cuppa and have a scroll through. Click here.

Order of Malta Athgarvan - Fundraiser Friday 20th May 8pm

The Cadets are junior members of the Order of Malta, aged from 10-16. They are being trained in first aid and CPR. All money raised will be put towards their uniforms, and education in First Aid. These children are the life savers of the future. Please come and support.

Update: Sponsored Silence Funds Raised

The Sponsored Silence our 6th Class pupils undertook on 14th April raised an amazing €1,513.33. This was in aid of 'Maintain Hope' charity, which is run by Mr. Gerry O’ Donoghue (retired principal of Scoil Bhríde) Mr. O’ Donoghue came in to show the students a video of the children in the school in Africa. The monies will be used to buy uniforms and books for the African children to allow them access to education. Thank you to all those who sponsored this fundraising effort, and of course, thank you to the very quiet 6th Class and Ms Cosgrove- well done all !

Spring Clean - Thank You

Thank you so much to all the Pupils, Staff and Parents who rolled their sleeves up for our Annual School Spring Clean back in April. For more details and lots of photos click here

Book Rental - 14th & 21st June

Jennifer will be taking payments for book rental for classes 3rd – 6th on the following dates. Tuesday June 14th: 9:15am to 10:45am Tuesday June 21st: 9:15am to 10:45am ***Please note that booklists and book rental lists will be sent out prior to these dates.***

Cross Country News

Our next Newsletter (later this month) will carry a full feature on our Cross Country team. We'll have details of training sessions, classes involved, etc. We'll also have lot photos from the Inter-Schools Cross Country event at Hawkfield which took place on 22nd April. Stay tuned....

Senior Girls Football - Upcoming Feature

Our next email Newsletter (later this month) will carry a feature on our Senior Girls Footballers. In the meantime, an update of how they are progressing is in our May printed newsletter.

Gardening Club (Full feature will appear in next Newsletter)

Our industrious & enthusiastic Gardening Club, under the excellent leadership of Ciara Kavanagh & Katie Fogarty, have planted bedding plants with the Junior Infants - 2nd class in the raised beds at the rear of the school. We look forward to them adding an extra dash of colour to the yard area. Thanks to Ciara and her family for kindly donating these plants and compost.

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