First Confession 2019: The children in 2nd class will celebrate their First Confession in our school hall on Tuesday, March 26th at 11.30 a.m.
Parents' Association Information Session:An information session re the possible establishment of a Parent Association will take place in our school on Wednesday, March 13th at 7.30 p.m. This meeting will be facilitated by Helen Butler of the National Parents Council. The purpose of the meeting is explore the function and the role of the Parent Association within a school. An official Parent Association will not be put in place on the evening.
Polytunnel - 25/02/2019:We are delighted with our new polytunnel that was funded by our former principal, Mrs. Bernie Flaherty. We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Brooklodge gardening team where the children will have the opportunity to grow organic fruit and vegetables. Many thanks to Mrs. Flaherty for her very generous donation that will be greatly beneficial to the children. It is greatly appreciated.
Confirmation 2019 - 18/02/2019:We are very proud of our 6th class boys and girls who made their Confirmation today, February 18th in Corofin church along with Ballinderry NS. They acquitted themselves excellently and we hope that they and their families enjoy celebrating the occasion. Thank you to Archbishop Neary and Fr. Mullins for celebrating the sacrament with the children. Many thanks also to Mrs. Martin, Ms. O'Sullivan and Mr. Kitt who led the choir. The song singing added hugely to the celebration. Very well done to all involved.
Open Day for Parents and Prospective Students - 14/02/2019:We will have our Open Day for parents and prospective students on Thursday, March 7th from 10 am until 12 midday. Little Hands Montessori and Afterschool Care, which is situated within our school, will also be open for viewing on the day. All are very welcome to come and join us on the day.
Cumann na mBunscol Handball - 02/02/2019:Well done to Freya and Caleb who represented our school in the u11 and u13 Cumann na mBunscol Handball County Finals yesterday, February 2nd in Salthill.
Credit Union Quiz - 01/02/2019:We wish both our quiz teams the best of luck in the St. Jarlath's Credit Union Quiz on February 1st. Freya, Killian, Rian and Sarah will take part in the u11 quiz while Aoife, Conor, Emma and Jessica will take part in the u13 section.
Indoor Soccer Tournament - 24/01/2019:Well done to our 5th and 6th class boys and girls who took part in an indoor soccer tournament hosted by Coláiste Mhuire Secondary School, Ballygar today, January 24th. Both teams reached the quarter final stage and were very unfortunate not to progress further. They can be very proud of their performances.
Visit to Brooklodge Nursing Home - 20/12/2018:Very well done to the boys and girls in 5th and 6th class who performed a selection of Christmas carols for the residents of Brooklodge Nursing Home. Some of the girls performed an Irish dance and a set dance which they deserve great praise for. Thank you to all of the staff at the nursing home for your warm welcome and for treating the children afterwards.
Christmas Performance - 12/12/2018:Our Christmas Plays took place on December 12th at 7 p.m. in our school hall. The children from Junior Infants to 2nd Class performed ‘Babushka’. This was followed by a performance of ‘Aladdin Trouble’ by the children from 3rd to 6th Class. The children deserve great credit for the work they put in preparing for their show.Very well done to all our students who put on two fantastic performances. They did us proud. We hope that everyone enjoyed the evening.