Imlitir 24

Imlitir 24                                                                        4th March, 2019.

A Thuisti,

Tuesday 5th March   Pancake Tuesday/ School Photograph/Boys 7-a-side

The Confirmation class will be getting their class photograph taken at 9.15a.m.

We are getting a school photograph taken of all the children also. Please ensure your child is wearing the correct school uniform with tracksuit bottoms.

We have a tradition in the school of sixth class pupils making pancakes for all the children in the school. If you don’t want your child to have a pancake please write a note in your child’s journal and inform the class teacher.

Our Boys’ gaelic football 7-a-side team are playing a blitz in Skryne GAA pitch at 2.00p.m. We are leaving the school at 1.45p.m. We will be playing three matches. The games will finish a 3.15p.m. approximately. If you are unable to bring your child to the games please make arrangements with another parent/guardian.

Wednesday 6th March

There is a Confession Practice for second class pupils in Rathfeigh Church from 9.30a.m. to 10.15a.m. We will be leaving the school at 9.25a.m. If you are unable to give your child a lift to the practice please make arrangements with another parent/guardian.

Sixth class pupils are playing in a badminton tournament in Baldoyle. We are going there by bus. We are leaving the school at 8.50a.m. sharp. The cost of the bus €7.00 per pupil. Please bring in money in an envelope tomorrow. Unfortunately, we are not getting the bus back. Parents/guardians must collect their children from the venue. Teresa will inform parents/guardians via Whatsapp with the approximate finishing time.

Thursday 7th March

Second class pupils will receive their First Confession in Rathfeigh Church at 7.30p.m. A big thanks to Ms. Reynolds for preparing the children so well for their big day.

To celebrate World Book Day we are asking the children to dress up in their favourite character from a book. We will have an assembly to celebrate World Book Day.

Friday 8th March

Second class pupils have a Pre-Communion Mass practice from 11.00a.m. to 12 noon. We will be leaving the school at 10.55a.m. Please organise a lift for your child if you can’t bring your child to the church


Our sixth class pupils received their Confirmation yesterday. It was a great day for the children, their families and relatives. They showed great maturity on the day and we are very proud of them. A big thanks to Caroline for all her efforts with the ‘Guardian of Light’ art and to the Parents’ Association for providing food/refreshments in the hall. Thanks to Mrs Vaughan for all her help with the choir and to all of the children that turned up yesterday to sing in the choir.

Jackie’s ‘100 Mile Challenge’

Our caretaker, Jackie, completed her 100 mile February challenge last week. All childen ran a few laps of the ballcourt with Jackie last Wednesday. The support that Jackie received from the Rathfeigh School community was huge. She raised €735 from parents/guardians/children in Rathfeigh. Jackie was overwhelmed with the support and she wishes to thank everyone who supported her.

Credit Union Quiz

Our Under 11 quiz team participated in the chapter final last Friday. Although not victorious on the night they scored really well. Well done Amy, Freddy, Jay Jay and Isabelle for representing the school so well. Thanks to Mrs Vaughan for all her work with the team this year.

Vision Screening for Junior Infants

Public Health nurses will visit the school on Monday 11th March to carry out Vision and Hearing screening on Junior Infants.

Is mise,

Seamus Tansley.

Priomh Oide.