First Confession

Our 2nd class pupils will make their First Confession on: Date: Thursday 4th April Time: 7pm Venue: Parish Church We also wish them all well as they take this next step in their faith journey.

AsIAm - Seminar 4th April

To Whom It May Concern, I am contacting you from the organisation AsIAm, Ireland's national autism advocacy organisation. We are holding a seminar for parents on the 4th April, 19:00-21:00 in Maynooth University, Iontas Building on the topic Autism: Behaviour and Communication. More information can be found in the poster attached. Yvonne Newbold will be giving a talk. We are inviting parents to come to this event which is free of charge. I would appreciate if you could share this event among your networks. Tickets are limited and are available here. Best wishes, The AsIAm Team

Curragh Walk - Friday 12th April

Parents, siblings, friends & family dogs (on a leash) are welcome to accompany us tomorrow. From 9.30 a.m. to approx. 11 a.m. Children are asked to bring €1 on the day of the walk. This money helps to pay for (but does not cover the entire cost of) the following items: Fruit provided on walk day Committee activities such as smoothie making & fruit tasting days Prizes for the competitions organised by the Active School Committee CHILDREN TO DRESS WARMLY AND BRING WELLIES (OR CHANGE OF FOOTWEAR)

Walk On Wednesday

We enjoyed a lovely morning walk from Old Mill Race to school on Wednesday 13th March. Thank you to all the children and adults who joined in. Thank you to our Healthy Lifestyle Committee, Ms Kelly and Ms Cosgrove for organising this initiative. We encourage you to walk, scoot, cycle, park n stride or carpool to school each week.

"Last Monday" - Monday 25th March

Every 'Last Monday' of the month, Parents and Guardians are invited into the school to see the artwork and projects that have been worked on during the month. Date: Monday 25th March Time: 9:00am to 9:15 a.m We'd love to see you!

Chess Lessons

Chess lessons will start in Scoil Bhríde on Thursday 28th March. Regular times as follows: Date: Thursdays Times: 3 – 4 p.m. Cost: €7:00 per lesson Instructor: Peter Cafolla Tel: 085 138 2195 Suitable for raw beginners and children who have some knowledge of the game.

Lego Club - Saturdays

Lego (Brick Building) Club. Lego is provided and the course is run over school terms by experienced Primary School Teachers. The Club welcomes boys and girls: Dates: Saturdays Times: 10a.m. - 12:30a.m. Venue: Educate Together School Ages: 7 – 14 years. More details are available on a flyer in School Office or by calling 083 894 3660.

FAI Soccer Blitz

6th class travelled to Kilcullen on Wednesday 5th of March where they took part in the Spar FAI primary school 5’s blitz. 3 girls teams and 2 boys teams kitted out in blue jerseys to represent Scoil Bhríde Athgarvan. Well done to all the teams, who displayed excellent team spirit and sportsmanship throughout the day. Congratulations to the boys team captained by Conor O Donovan who won their round and have qualified for the finals; which will be played in Kilcullen on 27th March. Also playing in the finals are Niall Barry, Sam Gaine, Liam Gorman, Adam Smith and Ben O’ Connor. A huge thank you to Derek Gallagher for helping Ms. Cosgrove on the day and to all of the parents who braved the cold

Scooting Skills

Thank you to our Green School Committee who organised a "Scooting Skills" morning for our for Junior Classes on Tuesday. This was arranged as part of National Scoot to School Week. It was great to see so many of these students scooting to school on Wednesday of this week.

Confirmation - 21st March 2019

Our 6th class pupils will celebrate their Confirmation as follows: Date: Thursday 21st March 2019 Time: 11 am Venue: Cill Mhuire Church, Ballymany. Parents of 6th class, please note that this is a school closure day for Scoil Bhríde as per our school calendar. CLICK HERE FOR CONFIRMATION BROCHURE

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