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Wed
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Oct
28
Mon
all-day Midterm break
Midterm break
Oct 28 – Nov 1 all-day
School is closed this week for midterm break.
Nov
11
Mon
all-day Parent/teacher meetings 2019
Parent/teacher meetings 2019
Nov 11 – Nov 15 all-day
Parent/Teacher meetings are scheduled to be held this week, Monday 11th to Friday 15th November 2019.
Dec
20
Fri
all-day School closing at 12.00 noon
School closing at 12.00 noon
Dec 20 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
School is closing at 12.00 noon for the Christmas holiday, re-opening on Monday 6th January 2020 at 8.50am.
Dec
23
Mon
all-day Christmas break
Christmas break
Dec 23 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
School is closed from Monday 23rd December 2019 until Friday 3rd January 2020.
Jan
23
Thu
10:00 am 4th class 10-week Swimming cours...
4th class 10-week Swimming cours...
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – Apr 2 @ 11:00 am
10-week swimming course starts at 10am, Thurs 23 January 2020 and takes place every Thurs (except 20th Feb) until Thurs 2nd April 2020.
Feb
20
Thu
all-day Midterm break
Midterm break
Feb 20 – Feb 21 all-day
School is closed Thursday 20th and Friday 21st February 2020.
Mar
16
Mon
all-day St. Patrick’s weekend
St. Patrick’s weekend
Mar 16 – Mar 17 all-day
School will be closed Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th March 2020.
Apr
6
Mon
all-day Easter break
Easter break
Apr 6 – Apr 17 all-day
School will be closed from Monday 6th until Friday 17th April 2020.

Grandparents/Special Relatives Day 2019

The staff of the school would like to extend its thanks to all the grandparents and relatives of the boys and girls who visited our school on this special day. This day is one of the most important days in our school year. It is a celebration of everything positive about our communities. The bond between the grandparents and their grandchildren is a delight to see and is most uplifting.

A huge thanks goes to all the teachers and support staff who prepared the children so well and who made the grandparents so very welcome into their classrooms. The response and support on the day was breathtaking and one which showed the strength of the partnership between the community and the school. The traditional musicians, the pupils who played the violin and the boys and girls from fifth and sixth class who sang for the assembled crowd were outstanding and it was greatly appreciated by all present.

After a short prayer service and blessing from Fr. Desmond the grandparents visited the classes and then had a cup of tea and something to eat before they departed the school. Grandparents travelled from far and near and some made that extra special effort to attend. Many had not seen each other for some time and they in turn really enjoyed catching up with each other.

Guímid gach rath oraibh go léir.

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