June Newsletter 2018

June and summer are here and boy do we deserve it! Don’t forget your hats (not the woolly ones), sun cream, and extra water. Children are allowed to wear shorts (preferable navy).

Sponsored Walk/Cycle/Run: This takes place on Sunday the 10th of June @12 noon. All proceed to St. Aengus N.S.. Please support with what should be a fantastic day out for the school and community. It will be a great way to kick-start our Arts/Active week so get moving. Get filling those sponsorship cards. If we could have all them in by Friday, the 8th of June.

Open Day: The incoming Junior Infants for next September are invited to the school this Friday the 1st of June @1.15. We are looking forward to welcoming them to the school.

Arts/Active week: This week is jammed packed full of drummers, artists, Sports coaches, dancers, tug of war ropes and bouncy castles. This promises to be an amazing week for all the children in the school. We will have drumming performances on the yard on the Monday and Tuesday morning before school and everyone is welcome to come and see them. We will have Sport’s Day on the Friday and the parents are invited to come and see the races at 1.15. If you wish to take your children early that day, please sign them out as normal. Older sibling unless over 18 years of age will not be allowed to take home children early that day.

School Building: We are still in consultation with the department and we should have an update on it by the end of the school term.

School holidays: We are finished on Tuesday the 26th @12 noon. The school calendar for next year is on the back of this sheet and also on the school website.

Athletics: Congratulations to everyone involved in the County Track and Field finals in Finn Valley last week. We had 16 qualifiers from the school who represented Inisowen with pride. Aine Straine from 3rd class won bronze in the sprints. We train every morning and are looking forward to next year’s sports already.

Camogie: Last Monday the St. Aengus Camogie team were crowned county Champions when we overcame Dromore N.S. in the final. The team were led by team Captain Allanah Curran. They were an exceptional team and we wish them well when they go to Féile with Burt GAA in the hurling stronghold of Galway to represent Donegal.

Battle of the books: Well done to our amazing book worms from 4th class who competed in the battle of the books last week in Buncrana. They were a credit to the school.

School reports: Please send in a Stamped Addressed envelope for the school reports to the school by Friday the 8th of June. One per family will suffice.

Retirement: Councillor John Ryan retired last week. I would like to on behalf of the school wish him well on his new chapter of life and thank him for his support shown to the school.

School tours: A list of the classes, when and where they are going is on the website.

Graduation: 6th class graduation mass will be taking place on Thursday the 21st of June at 11am. There will be a reception afterwards in the hall for the parents. Please let the teacher know if you will not be there.


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