Scoil Mhuire Newsletter
full month back in school already and with the good
weather we are fortunate to be still using our grassy
areas for play. A lot of things are planned over the
coming month. The Parent Association will hold its AGM
on Thursday 21st October. A newsletter from
the PA will give all the information in the coming
class organised and managed our GOAL Jersey Day last
Friday which raised €618 for the charity. Thank you
for your support.
will have our Board Games afternoon on Thursday 21st
October. This proved a great hit last year with children
bringing in their Board Games to share and play. By
donating €2 we will raise money for a “yet to be
decided” local good cause.
two years we organise school photographs with Colorific
from Wexford. This is
totally optional for parents but most families
like to get them. The cost this year has been reduced to
€25 for a full set and there will be different options
given. Colorific will visit the school on Tuesday 19th
October. You will need to send in a note if you want
family members taken together as distinct from
A series of three parent seminars are being run by the Co Wexford
Education Centre at Milehouse Road, Enniscorthy.
The Power of Positive Parenting on
Weds Oct 6th
Raising Confident, Competent Children
on Weds 13th Oct
Raising Resilient Children Weds 20th Oct
All courses are given by Mr Peadar Maxwell , Senior Clinical
Psychologist HSE South East and will run from 7.30 -9.30pm . Booking is essential – phone
Advance notice that we will have a clothes and mobile phone recycling
day on Thursday 14th Oct. Collection bags
will be distributed early next week.
First Holy Communion
for 2nd Class will be held on Saturday 28th
May 2010 at 11am. First confession will be on 15th
March at 7pm.
Service of Light for
will be on 2nd February at 7pm with Confirmation on Sat 2nd April at 11am.
As this is not a School Concert year we will have our Christmas Carol
Service in St James Church Horeswood on Tuesday 14th
December at 7pm.
COMMUNITY GAMES AGM
AGM on Thursday 7th October in GAA complex at 9pm.
All are invited to attend particularly if you have an
interest in any of the activities available to our
children. If you would like further information
regarding the variety of activities available please
come along on Thursday night.
Ballykelly Scouts would appreciate your
support for their upcoming Bazaar
in Campile Hall on 24th October which
will have books, toys, bric-a-brac, cakes, etc.
Both boys and girls football teams have
been busy with fixtures over the past couple of weeks.
The boys have won two and lost one game. The girls have
not been as successful and are meeting tough opposition
in Roinn A but are nonetheless playing some fine
Keely Murphy and Sinéad Ryan from 6th
Gráinne Ryan from 5th class all played in
the U-14 football county final on Saturday where
to Taghmon. Sinéad also played in Croke Park at half
time during the All-Ireland Ladies Minor football final.
Scoil Mhuire is one of 5 schools countywide
drawn to participate in a competition organised by the
Wexford Opera Festival . One pupil will get a ticket to
see this year’s opera based on Charlie and the
Chocolate Factory and will bring a guest of their
choice. Pupils had to write a piece about who they would
give a “special” ticket to.....Wexford Opera will
select the winner.
Congratulations to Maria Cairns in 5th
class who took part in the junior recital at the recent
New Ross Piano Festival.
Our traditional Irish music classes are up
and running with Ms Anna Murphy. There has been a lot of
interest in the classes which will hopefully lead to
great musical talent in the future.
5th class teacher Mr Crowley is
launching his latest book “New Ross Remembers” this
Thursday night at 8pm in the Brandon House Hotel. We
wish him well with his latest historical publication.