Newsletter May 3rd


Newsletter May 3rd

*Huge congratulations to the Green Schools Committee and to Ms. Dunne and Mrs. Raleigh and all the school community on the awarding of a regional prize for all their work on Global Citizenship and Waste in relation to the Green Flag. Presentation of the award and flag will be made in Athlone on May 18th.

*1st/3rd and 5th classes will have Stay Safe Lessons beginning this week.

*Training for boy’s football will take place on Tuesday after school from 2.50 to 3.40. This is for boys from 4th, 5th and 6th classes. There will be a blitz for this team in Athy this Thursday.

*Reminder school will be closed on Friday May 13th and will close on Friday May 27th at 12.00 for Confirmation.

*Standardised testing will take place next week of Monday 9th May.

*Our 5th and 6th class children will be involved in an NBA basketball tournament. 12 children from 5th and 6th classes will represent the school this Tuesday in the first round in Scoil Chonglais Baltinglass.

*Swimming started last week for 2nd and 3rd class children and will continue for the next five weeks. Children are asked to bring goggles and armbands unless they are very competent swimmers.

  • Thanks to everyone for your continued support in relation to the changes in 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

(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.
  • School payments can be made in cash, by cheque or by on line payment as per details below:


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