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(agus Lá na Máithreacha go luath!)

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MARCH 2024 NEWSLETTER

 

 BOOK FAIR – The final day of our Annual Book Fair will take place tomorrow – WORLD BOOK DAY – Thursday 7th March, in the school hall.

 

CAKE SALE AND RAFFLE –  Please support Tullamore Presbyterian Church Break-in Repair Fund Cake Sale and Raffle. We encourage you to bring cakes or bakes into school on the morning of Friday 8th March.

 

MOTHER’S DAY SERVICE – Our Annual Mother’s Day Service takes place at 11.00 in St. Catherine’s Church on Sunday 10th March. 

 

ON YER BIKE! – 6th Class Safe-Cycling instruction finishes on Friday 15th March. The boys and girls have had a great time undergoing the challenges put to them by the instructors of Birr Outdoor Education Centre.

DAFFODIL DAY – Daffodil Day takes place on Friday, 15th March. Please encourage your child / children to wear something yellow to school on the day. We are asking that each child donate €2 to The Irish Cancer Society.

 

  CREDIT UNION QUIZ – Well done to both of our Junior & Senior Teams who took part in The Annual Credit Union Quiz in The Tullamore Court Hotel on Wednesday 21st February. A great experience!!

 

ST PATRICK’S DAY – School is closed on Monday 18th March in recognition of St. Patrick’s Day. If you hope to attend the Tullamore St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday 17th March, please bring along a WHITE DOVE as a symbol of peace. 

 

WHAT A WINNER!!! – Rhylin Schreiber from 6th Class won the County Offaly Eason Spelling Bee Final and now goes forward to the Leinster Final in May. Well done, Rhylin and good  luck!!!

 

 

DATES FOR THE DIARY

 

EASTER HOLIDAYS – School closes at 12:00 p.m. on Friday 22nd March for Easter Holidays and re-opens at 9:00 on Monday 8th April 2024.

 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ, RHYLIN!!!

6th Class pupil, Rhylin Schreiber has won the Offaly Eason’s Spelling Bee Final. Rhylin now goes on to the Leinster Final in May. Well done, again, Rhylin!

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1st & 2nd Class School Trip – 30th May 2023

What a day our boys and girls had at ‘Tearaways Farm’!!!

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SPORTSMEN!!!

Congratulations, Rían, Kyle and Oisín on your recent awards for Soccer and Rugby!!

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ROBOTS!!

5th & 6th Class pupils are having a ball making robots, ahead of the Vex Robotics Championship taking place in Sacred Heart 1st February.


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‘ALADDIN CONNECT’ APP

Please use this app, as it will now be the main form of communication between parents and the school.

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WE REMEMBER THEM

Miss Foster’s 5th & 6th Class created a wonderful Poppies display in the school corridor to commemorate Remembrance Day 2022.

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MS POWER’S NEW CLASSROOM

Ms Power’s 3rd Class have a new classroom!! (“… and ALL who sail in it…!”)

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‘MOVEMBER’

Mr Smyth has once more, sprouted his annual moustache in the name of ‘MOVEMBER’ whose aim is to raise vital funds and awareness of Mental Health and Prostate Cancer among men. If you have any loose change, please send it in with your child. The collection box is sitting outside the Secretary’s Office.

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A HARVEST HALLOWE’EN!

Some great work from the boys and girls this month in preparation for Harvest Service and Hallowe’en

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SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMME HAS NOW FINISHED! HERE’S A FLAVOUR OF WHAT THE CHILDREN GOT UP TO. HAVE A LOVELY HOLIDAY, EVERYONE! 

What a great final couple of days! Music with Ms Killeen, planting flowers, kindly supplied by BEECHILL BULBS and a tasty visit to SUPERMAC’S!

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Food for thought…AND for reading! Visits to Bueno, Midland Books and Jenny’s Kitchen.

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FLAT OUT!

PANCAKE-MAKING AND SHOPPING IN LIDL 

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OPEN UP YOUR SENSES!

A THRILLING VISIT TO THE SENSORY ROOM IN TULLAMORE LIBRARY 

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img-20220704-wa0007img-20220704-wa0008Beautiful Unicorns created by the children on Monday 4th July! Happy Independence Day!

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GREEN FINGERS!

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Sooooooo Refreshing!!

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FUNDRAISING GOLF CLASSIC

TULLAMORE GOLF CLUB 24TH JUNE

What a GREAT day!!

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The VERY final activity…

6th Class v Mr Smyth (The Screamer!)

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OUR FINAL ACTIVE… ACTIVITY…!

‘FUN SPORTS DAY’ 

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‘ I SCREAM, YOU SCREAM…WE ALL SCREAM….!’

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What an active final week! Zumba with Dorinda Cuskelly 21st June

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3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class singing old Irish favourites for the residents of Riada House 20th June

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‘YOGA WITH TANYA ROSS’ DURING THE LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL. CAN ANYONE SEE BENDY MR SMYTH?

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GOODBYE, 6TH CLASS!

CLASS OF 2022

(Graduation Service 19th June)

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‘SCHOOL OF IRISH ARCHAEOLOGY’ VISIT IN MAY. DIG…DIG…DIG!!

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WHAT A WONDERFUL PET SERVICE!

What a beautiful day for our annual Pet Service! Our thanks to Canon Isaac, all of those who attended and especially, Colette and Jane from OSPCA.

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ATTENTION 6TH CLASS PARENTS!

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MOTHER’S DAY 2022!

What wonderful artwork by our pupils! As is our annual tradition, we welcomed The Mothers’ Union members, Bernie Foster, Barbara Wallace and Elizabeth Redding to help our children with their Mother’s Day bouquets. What a beautiful day!

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ENGINEERING WEEK 2022

🚀🚀🚀 TUESDAY 8TH MARCH, SEANIE MORRIS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH TULLAMORE LIBRARY,  HOSTED A VERY INTERESTING ‘CREATING A ROCKET’ SEMINAR FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS. 3RD-6TH CLASS HAD A GREAT TIME! 🚀🚀🚀

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Here’s something worth experiencing! Some of our Charleville thespians will be taking part, so, please come and support them!

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CASH FOR CLOTHES FUNDRAISER

Well done to everyone for bringing in unwanted clothes for our school fundraiser. Over 500€ was raised! Here’s an idea of how many bags we received…!

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