Thank a Staff Member

Sometimes it’s the little things that can brighten up the day.  This is a place where you can say thanks,  express gratitude and give your appreciation to someone in the school.  All messages will be passed on to staff in a subtle way.

Online Absence Note

The National Education Welfare Board (NEWB) are the government body assigned to ensure that children are attending school and their welfare is being met.  Schools must take the attendance each day.  When a child is absent, a school must state the reason to the NEWB.  However, the reason must come in writing from the family. […]

Parents’ Council

Carlow Educate Together’s Parent Council was formed in January 2009.  It is currently being chaired by Mary Broderick. Being part of the Parents’ Council gives you a stronger voice in the school.  The Parents’ Council sends reports to the Board of Management who can respond to their successes and concerns.  Being on the Parents’ Council […]

Book Fair Fun!

This week we were very lucky to have had a visit from the book fair. On Thursday and Friday evening everyone spent some time browsing through the books and some people made themselves very comfortable on the beanbags! The event was a great success thanks to the kind parents who were here to lend a […]

Parent Forum and Staff Meeting

Our parent forum will be held from 11:30 to 12 o’clock on Wednesday, 3rd February.  The theme of the forum is: “Parental Involvement”.  We will finish in time for 12 o’clock as there is a staff meeting.  All children finish at 12pm.

S”no”w school ’til Thursday

The minister for education, Batt O’Keeffe, has ordered all schools to close until Thursday at least due to weather conditions.  We look forward to getting back as “cabin fever” is setting in!

Our New Entrance

On display in our entrance is a new cabinet with loads of projects and information.  Right now, there’s displays about swine flu, mobile phone recycling, looking after dogs and November weather.

Big Clean Up

A big thank you to all the people who gave our school a great big clean before the year begins.  A group of volunteers came to the school last Thursday as part of their community awareness scheme.  The group consisted of four of our parents, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day […]