Newsletter May 23

22-May-22

Newsletter May 23rd

*Training for boy’s football will not take place on Tuesday after school this week.

*Reminder school will be closed on Friday 27th from 12 for Confirmation. Confirmation children and their families are invited back to the school after the ceremony for refreshments. We hope that everyone has a lovely day.

*Ceremony of Light for Confirmation candidates will take place on Tuesday evening 24th May as part of the St. Jude Mass.

*First confession is fixed for the evening of Tuesday 14th June. Time to follow. Reminder First Communion Saturday June 18th.

*Our 5th and 6th class children are currently involved in an NBA basketball tournament. 15 children from 5th and 6th classes will represent the school this Tuesday in the finals in the National Basketball Arena Tallaght.

*Swimming continues this week for 2nd and 3rd class. Children are asked to bring goggles and armbands unless they are very competent swimmers.

*Children in classes completed standardised tests over the last two weeks. Please see attached to the newsletter a sheet explaining the results. The results will be included in the school reports which will be sent home in early June.

*Please see below message from Community Games Committee

Hi Everyone,

Our area athletics finals will be on Sunday May 22nd at 6pm. Join us in Dunlavin GAA for single and relay races and the Púc Fada.

Races can be entered by girls or boys from under 6- under 16 with the first 3 from all individual races going through to the area finals in Shillelagh on June 25th. We also have a tiny tots race for anyone who wants to join in!

As this is an event that needs a lot of manpower, we would really appreciate some extra people to help on the day. If you can give an hour or two, please contact the Facebook page, thank you!

  • Thanks to everyone for your continued support in relation to Covid guidelines. Just to remind you that:
  1. Children and staff are to remain at home if symptomatic.
  2. Hand hygiene is to continue and parents should speak to their children about its importance.
  3. Face coverings are no longer mandatory for staff or pupils but may be worn if the individual wishes to do so.
  4. The wearing of masks on school transport is advised but not mandatory.
  5. Antigen tests may still be accessed by parents by phone at 1800110055 or online at www.hse.ie/schooltest

(Please note: participation in antigen testing is on a voluntary basis. Children who are well and not symptomatic should continue to attend school even if participating in antigen testing) Roll no. 17810G

  1. Where there is a positive case in special classes such as Solas the School Public Health will undertake a public health risk assessment if the positive case was in school during the infectious period.
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