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Parents' Committee

Thank you to you all for supporting the fundraising efforts of your Parents' Committee. The treasurer handed over a cheque for €4000 to the school at the Parents' Committee AGM. A further €500 has been given to pay for buses to the Man O War GAA club for our Sports Day. A big thank you to Eithne Gordon who is stepping down as Chairperson. Eithne will stay on the committee which is great. 

The AGM was held on Tuesday the 25th of September . parents committee 4000

Voluntary Contribution 2017/2018

Voluntary Contribution 2017/2018       Thank you for your support .

Bua na cainte renewals €455

MPLC licence : €127.69

Maths resources problem solving €359.11

Website Maintenance : €859.77

Outside the box teaching resources : €105.70

Thinking Toys ; €124.99 resources for Special Education

Basketball Mini league : €40

Bus : Bus to rugby, Church runs, Bus to Sports Day €540

Marguerite Tonery: Author 3rd 4th 5th and 6th €100

€100 Fingal athletics

Flag poles: €995

Epilepsy training for staff: €150

Photocopying licence: €378

Defibrillator training for staff: €525

Resources for classrooms: € 1054

Touch typing Programme : €300

Hedgehog visit : €200 Dublin Wildlife rescue

Santry Entry: €150

Briz for kids workshop : Ms Gleeson and Ms Kiernan €308

Dyslexia Ireland : €48.94

Rewards for Seachtaine na Gaeilge : €55

Tv licence : €180

Mindfulness Matters : €50 ( cds)

Shaw Scientific : €70 ( science equipment)

Ann lynch: €100 ( Spring workshop, lamb visits school)

Chess lessons : €240

Pens for Graduation 6th class : €98.40

Texts to parents :€800

Spring comes to BalrotheryNS

We had the pleasure of a visit from Ann Lynch who brought along her lamb and her chickens. Ann taught the children all about Spring and showed them how to make a wigwam from hazel. The pupils really enjoyed it and there was great excitement to have a lamb at school. 

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Bhí seachtain iontach againn. Rinne gach duine iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt gach lá.Bhí comortas ealaín,  is feidir leat na pictuírí a fheiceáil sa scoil. 

Bhí lá glas againn agus bhailíomar beagnach €250 do Trocaire. Go raibh míle maith agat.

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Christmas 2017

We celebrated Christmas at Balrothery NS. Thank you to the Balrothery Community Council for the lovely Christmas Tree. There was great excitement when Santa arrived at school and visited each class. Every child received a bar of chocolate. Santa drew the winning tickets to the Christmas raffle organised by the Parents' Commitee. There were great prizes for each class.Thank you to everyone for their generous support with this.

santa 6th classparents committee and santa

 

Christmas is a time for giving and this year we collected backpacks and items for the homeless. The Parents' Committee had a food collection for SVP. Well done everyone.

The Christmas Carol Service was a lovely festive night. The 6th class performed the Christmas story. The choir were brilliant under the direction of Mrs Callaghan and with musical accompaniment by Ms Maher, Mr Hall and Ms Dyas. The school band played their festive melodies, thank you to Ms Byrne for teaching the children. 

nativity 2017

Class Blog

Check out what Ms. Andrews' class are up to by following their class blog:

https://msandrewsclassbalrothery.blogspot.ie/