School photographs take place in Slane N.S. on Monday the 9th of February. Best of luck to our Credit Union Quiz teams who take part in the Credit Union quiz this Sunday the 1st of February in Rathkenny Hall. Swimming begins for the remaining six classes this term. Best of luck to all in the pool! It was Catholic Schools Week and Grandparent Day in school this week. Check out News for more The 3rd Library newsletter is available. Many thanks to Deirdre Reilly for all her work in the library. She recently went on a book shopping spree in St. Vincent de Paul shops locally and amassed 140 books for the library for just under €100. What a bargain hunter!
Many thanks for the response to the Parent Association clothes recycling appeal. The autumn/winter collection has been emptied from most Slane households!
Grandparent Day took place this Wednesday and a huge amount travelled in terrible weather conditions to be in the school.
Well done to 6th class pupil Millie Murphy, who came 3rd in the Leinster swimming championships and now qualifies for the All Ireland Finals. Many thanks to parent Adrian Deane for the donation of boxes of costumes for the school. They will get plenty of use! The Anti-Bullying, Child Protection, Code of Conduct, Enrolment, Work Presentation, Swimming and Pupil Profiling and Reports policies have been updated and put on the Policy tab of the website. Mindfulness lessons are taking place in all classes each day for the next five weeks. Many thanks to Ms. Duignan for preparing the class material for the school.
Hot Chocolate and Book Club took place this week for 2nd class pupils. Many thanks to Deirdre the Librarian and Mrs. Reilly for organizing the event.
Preparation for life day takes place on Wednesday the 21st of January for all 6th class pupils to aid the transition from 6th class to secondary school and teenage life. The next Do This in Memory Mass takes place on Sunday the 1st of February at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Slane for all second class pupils making their First Communion this year. Enrolment Week takes place on the first week in February (Monday the 2nd to Friday the 6th). If you have a child who will be starting school in September 2015, please call to the school during enrolment week. Registration forms can be downloaded from the school website. The completed WSE report for St. Patrick's N.S., Slane is available to read here. It will be on the Department of Education website in January. Many thanks to the whole school community for all your work and support. Click here for the pupil's Green Schools Movie.
WSE Parent and Pupil questionnaires can be viewed here.