Newsletter May 14th



14th May 2019

School Closures: The school will be closed on the following dates.

Thursday May 23rd, 2019 – New Literacy Curriculum Day course for Staff

Friday May 24th, 2019 – Polling Day

Monday June 3rd, 2019 – Bank Holiday

Tuesday the 25th of June 2019 - the school will close at 12 noon for the Summer holidays.


School Events: The following are the dates of events that will be taking place in school during this term

Green Flag Award – Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 – this award will be presented to representatives from

the school in Kilkenny.

Active Schools Week – Monday June 10th to Friday June 14th, 2019.

School Tour – Monday June 10th, 2019 – The children will be going to Woodfield House, the cost of the tour is €22 per pupil and this can be sent in any time from now until the date of the tour. It can be paid in full or can be paid off over the coming weeks. More details will be sent out during the week prior to the tour.

Junior Infant Open Day – Wednesday June 12th, 2019 - The Junior Infant Open Day will take place on Wednesday June 12th at 2pm in the Junior Infant room. All new Junior Infant children are invited to come to the school to see their classroom for September and meet their teacher.

Sports Day – Thursday June 13th, 2019 - It is a day full of fun and enjoyment for the children with many activities e.g. superstars, races, tug-o-war and obstacle course. Children can wear their shorts/tracksuit bottoms and their own jerseys. Children can bring in a sack for the sack race, potato and spoon, leg tie for the three-legged race.

Sponsored Walk – Friday June 14th, 2019 – More details to follow

End of Year Mass – Friday June 21st, 2019 - All are invited to attend as we celebrate and reflect on a great school year for Gusserane NS.

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