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School Holidays

The school will close for holidays today at 12.30 pm and re-open for children on Thursday the 30th of August at 9.20 am.

Have an enjoyable and safe summer.

Cycle Fundraiser

Rebecca Power and John Bourke have kindly offered to organise a Cycle Fundraiser to raise funds for the school.  This year it will take place in September.  Your support would be much appreciated.  If you know of any business who would like to donate or contribute any refreshments for our event, please let us know.

Sports Day

The annual sports day took place yesterday in the school.  In the morning teams rotated in station activities and in the afternoon they competed in the field events of egg and spoon, sack, three legged race and running races.

Thank you to the Parents Association for organising drinks and fruit during the day.

GAA Garda Blitz

A mixed team from 3rd and 4th class took part in a GAA Garda Blitz on Wednesday.  They were up against stiff competition but never gave up.  The pupils were given hot food and refreshments during the day and a certificate for their participation.


International Girls Day

Girls from 3rd to 6th will be taking part in an International Girls Day event in Carrick on Suir RFC this Monday the 25th June.

The girls will get a chance to meet with International and Munster players and take part in skills, games and fun.

Lego donations

If any parents have the following second hand items to donate to the infant classroom, it would be much appreciated.

Lego [duplo type suitable for junior and senior infants]


Magformers [magnetic shaped pieces for construction]

Thank you.

Busy Week Ahead

Cycling for 3rd and 4th next Tuesday the 19th June in the school with Donal from Greenway Waterford Bike Hire.

5th and 6th class are going on a cycle on the Greenway on Wednesday the 20th June.

A team from 3rd to 4th will be going to a Garda blitz next Wednesday the 20th June in Monroe.

Sports Day is on next Thursday the 21st June.

End of year mass is on Friday the 22nd June at 10am.