Halloween Safety Talk

Our thanks to Sergeant Tom O’Donoghue (parent) who came in on Thursday 26th October to talk with the children about safety over the Halloween season.

School Football - Update

Congratulations to the U11 Girls Football Team on their recent efforts. Here's a report from coaches Ms. Cleary and Ms. Tennyson: “The U11 Girls’ Football Team kick started the 2017 league with a match against Newbridge Educate Together. Although the girls fought hard during this match, unfortunately, we did not secure a win against this tough side. Next up was a match against Robertstown. Athgarvan girls showed huge improvement in their efforts against this strong team, playing with true determination and heart. This was an exciting and very enjoyable match and despite some great play by all of our team we were narrowly beaten by Robertstown. We look forward to seeing some of the girls ba

*Updated* Afterschool Basketball Training

REVISED DAY Girls Basketball - MONDAYS 3pm-4pm Apologies: we had initially planned Girls Basketball for Wednesdays, however, this has been changed to Mondays 3pm - 4pm. Open to all 5th and 6th class girls - welcome to join at any stage. For details, contact either Ms. Hassett or Ms. Clancy Boys (Tuesdays 3pm-4pm) Ms. Harney and Ms. Burke had a great turnout of boys from 6th class for training on Tuesday 26th September. They were delighted with the boys’ enthusiasm and saw a great standard of basketball ! The team and coaches are excited for the league matches that begin in November. Many thanks to these Teachers who are volunteering their free time to train the pupils.

Swimming: 5th Class & both 4th Classes

Swimming classes for 5th Class and both 4th Classes start just after Halloween mid-term break. Curragh Swimming Pool, each Thursday as follows: From: Thursday 9th November To: Thursday 14th December Swimming is an element of the Primary School P.E. Curriculum and is obligatory for all students. Please ensure your child wears their Tracksuit on Swim day. Thank you.

Re-Scheduled U11 Boys Football Final

What a great achievement - the U11 Boys Football Team have made it to the Final of Cumann na mBunscol Kildare. All support and spectators welcome. Date: Thursday 26th October Venue: Moorefield GAA Club Time: 2:30p.m. Opponents: Nurney ** If any parents are available to help with driving children, please contact Trudy: 045 441645. Leaving school at 1:45p.m. sharp Thank you ** We wish this dedicated group of boys, and the parents training them the very best of luck for the Final.

School Re-Opens

School re-opens tomorrow, Wednesday 18th October Doors open: 9:00a.m. School Starts: 9:15a.m Welcome back.

School Closure

As per text message sent to all Parents last night, School remains closed today, Monday 16th October, due to storm Ophelia. As of now, the plan is to re-open with school as normal, Tuesday, 17th October. We will text again, should there be a change in this plan. Stay safe, and see you tomorrow.

Secondary Schools Applications

The following are the details we are aware of for application process to local secondary schools: Holy Family Girls’ Secondary School: All “declarations of interest” forms had to be returned to HFSS by last Tuesday 3rd October. Please note that this form can be filled in at the Holy Family school by any parent of a girl from 2nd-6th class. The early filling in of this form may influence enrolment. The opening evening will take place on Wednesday October 11th at 7pm. Newbridge College: Open evening Friday 6th October 6.30pm-8.30pm. College Scholarship exam on Saturday 2nd December. Forms for scholarship available from Newbridge College office. Patrician Secondary School: Closing date for appl

Breast Cancer Awareness - Message from Marguerite

Message from Marguerite, Stella & Dot Stylist: My Breast Cancer Awareness campaign has started - All proceeds from the sale of these 3 items will go directly to the Marie Keating Foundation. - Fortitude Bracelet €22 - Rose Gold Necklace €40 - Pink Pouch €25 If you or anyone you know would like to order, please call me on 086 278 0403 or see me at school ! Thanks very much Marguerite x

Halloween Mid-Term Break

Halloween Mid-Term break will run as follows: School closes Friday 27th October Normal pick up times (2pm & 3pm) School re-opens Monday 6th November Doors open 9:00a.m., for 9:15a.m. start. Hope you have a "Spook-tastic" time!

Annie's Halloween Story House Thursday 26th October

Halloween poems, stories and shenanigans this October at Annie’s House in Athgarvan. Local writer, Annie Morris, will host a fun-filled Halloween hour, in her little wooden house. Date: Thursday 26th October Time: 5pm - 6pm Ages: 7-10 years Cost: €5.00 per child (in aid of KWWSPCA) Places are limited, so book by phoning or messaging Annie on T: 086 225 4213.

Athgarvan GAA Pub Quiz

What: Athgaran GAA Pub Quiz Where: The Athgarvan Inn When: Thursday 5th October Time: 8:00p.m. ******************************** Why not gather a few friends and head along to The Athgarvan Inn, to support our good neighbours, Athgarvan GAA. With fantastic spot prizes (including tickets for Leopardstown Christmas Festival), it's sure to be a fun, social night. Even if you don't have a table of four, just turn up on the night - you'll be teamed up with fellow bright sparks! All club and non-club members very welcome Thank you.

October Newsletter - Ready to View, Download or Print

Copy of full October Newsletter now available to view, download, or print. This is the same copy as the printed one in school bags Thursday 5th October. Click here for October Newsletter Important: please always read full Newsletter.

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