First of all I’d like to welcome back all the children for the new year and hope everybody had a nice Christmas. Below are a number of dates for some upcoming events
Enrolment Night: Enrolment Night for parents/guardians of the Junior Infants who are registered for admission to school in Sept. 2018 will take place in the Clonard Hall in the Rainbow School at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday 1st. ofFebruary. It is important that parents who intend enrolling a child should attend. Enrolment forms will be given out on the night.
Grandparents’ Day: Each year grandparents of the children are invited to visit the school and their grandchildren. This year it will take place on Thursday Feb 1st. from 9:30 to 10:30.
First Confessions: First Confessions, for the children receiving First Communion will take place in Stamullen Church onTuesday February 6th. at 7:30 p.m.
Ceremony of Light: The 6th. class children who are receiving Confirmation will be participating in the Ceremony of Light in Stamullen Church on Thurs February 8th. at 7:30 p.m.
Stay Safe: The Stay Safe programme is being taught in Senior Infants, Second Class, Fourth Class and Sixth Classstarting next week. The aim of the Stay Safe Programme is to reduce vulnerability to child abuse and bullying. The programme develops children’s ability to recognise, resist and report risk situations or abusive encounters. There is detailed information on the Stay Safe Programme and also valuable advice on safe use of the internet at www.staysafe.ie . A limited no. of the Parents’ Guide booklets are available from the office.
Curriculum Day: The Dept of Education has informed us that a whole staff training day for the new Language Curriculum will take place in the school on Thurs Feb 22nd. Children will be off school on that day.
Parking: Parking spaces which have a wheelchair painted on the ground are for people who have a disabled parking permit displayed on their windscreen. There is one such space near the top pedestrian gate. Please show consideration for disabled drivers.
Influenza: We have been asked to advise parents about how best to prevent the spread of influenza. Advice from the HSE can be accessed on the following link http://tinyurl.com/y89xdg6j