Congratulations to Ryan Maloney, Aoibhinn Doherty and Adam Taheny who all qualified for the Cross Country Connaught Primary Schools Finals which took place in Moynes, Co. Longford on Sunday the 13th of October. Ryan and Aoibhinn competed and gave a very good account of themselves. Well done to all who participated in Rathcormac in the County Finals
Dear Parent / Guardian Sligo Central Library will run the Summer Stars Reading Adventure for children in all library branches during the summer from Tues June 18th to the end of Sat Aug 17th 2019. Summer Stars is an exciting reading-based programme which is available free of charge to children across the country. We would be delighted to welcome all children to join in. We are very happy to work with teachers and families to encourage children to continue reading and also to participate in our range of storytelling and other fun activities during the summer. Each child is invited to register for Summer Stars 2019 at their local library and enjoy reading many books as part of the adventure during the summer holidays. All participants will be given a Summer Stars Reading Card to record and track their own progress and a library reward stamp will be added to their reading card at the library after each visit. Children will be encouraged to continue reading throughout the programme and there will be rewards and incentives along the way. At the end of the adventure, all children who participate are invited to attend an award event on Monday 19th August in The Glasshouse Hotel were they will be presented with their own Summer Stars medal and certificate. We will also have weekly competitions in Sligo Central Library for school bags filled with goodies. Children and families will also have access to fun reading activities on the Summer Stars website, www.summerstars.ie. The site has lots of online activities as well as a range of animated ebooks. You will find a children’s books discussion board and interviews with well-known people about their favourite books. There are also helpful tips for reading and recommended titles by age group for children to read. The books can then be borrowed from your local library service, and it’s all free. Events for children will also be held in your library service during the summer. More information is available in Sligo library or www.sligolibrary.ie or www.librariesireland.ie. Enjoy! Stephen Healy
The Parents Association under the umbrella of the National Parents Council have organised a Mental Health Awareness talk taking place next Monday 20th at 7.30pm in the front prefab at the Senior School. All welcome!
A fundraising concert in aid of the Church roof repairs will take place this Sunday May 5th at 8pm in the Church of the Assumption, Collooney. Some of our 6th class pupils, past pupils & Mr Colreavy will be performing as well as singer Edel Giblin & Fr. James McDonagh & family. Please support what promises to be a lovely evening!
Tickets available from the school office – adults €15 children €5.
First Holy Communion
Best wishes to the children making their First Holy Communion this Saturday 4th. Thank you to Ms Mulvaney for her hard work preparing the children for the sacrament & all the practicing! There will be a celebration party afterwards held in the Junior School which has been organised by our Parents Association. Also thank you to the 1st class parents who are helping out & donating baked goods etc for the party. Let’s hope the weather stays fine!!
Check out the new student newspaper in the Blog Section under the title The Student Independent. The students involved have put together some great stories, reports and interviews for you to read. They plan on doing an issue a month! We would like to thank Annette Fagan for helping every week also. Well done to all involved!!
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