November 2018

Welcome new baby girl!!

Congratulations to Mr Colreavy & his partner Lidia Icardi on the birth of their beautiful baby daughter Amelia Eleanora.  We wish them all the best for the future!!


Date for the Diary!!

School will be closed on Friday 14th December as all teachers & SNA’a are having an information day with an SESS facilitator 9.30-3pm.  Please make note of this day on your calendar!


Christmas Annuals    

Orders are currently being taken for Christmas Annuals at a cost of €2 each.  The order slips will go home today.  If you wish to order an annual for your child or children, please complete the slip & return as soon as possible with the correct fee.


Visit to Markree Castle          

A guided tour of Markree Castle has been organised for 5th & 6th class on Monday 26th November and for 3rd & 4th class on Tuesday 27th November.  The staff at Markree are kindly facilitating us free of charge & the school shall fund the bus cost.  This should be a lovely outing discovering things about the historic building right on our doorstep.


Drug Awareness Talk

Owenmore Gaels GAA Club are hosting a Drug Awareness evening on Thursday 22nd November at 7.30pm in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo.  The guest speaker on the night is Dublin football star Philly McMahon, who will share his story on the adversity he and his family have faced due to drug abuse by his brother.  The school encourages that all children & their parents in 6th class attend this FREE event.  You can collect your tickets at Owenmore Gaels clubhouse this evening (Thurs 15th) at 7pm.  This is a ticketed event and places are limited.


School Photographs

County Photos are booked to come back on Wednesday 28th November, to photograph the small number of children that didn’t get them done on the previous visit.  The 6th class group photo will also be re-taken, as there were a number of children absent from this class the last day.


Scholastic Book Fair

A big thank you to all the parents who purchased books & stationary from the Book Fair back in October.  We have received commission vouchers to the value of €880 to use on school resources.  We appreciate your continued support!!


Board Games

Thank you for the kind donations of board games to occupy our pupils at lunchtime on rainy days!  If any parents have games lurking in cupboards that are unused but good condition – we would love to have them!!