17-03-2016 Soccer-Sisters Easter Football Camp

Hello everyone, hope you are having a lovely St Patrick’s Day.

A flyer went home recently in children’s bags about an Easter football camp. Some vital info was apparently missing from the flyer, so I’ve been asked to let you know:

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12-03-2016 Parents’ Association

Please find attached forms for Pupil Personal Accident Insurance with Allianz. Students took forms home in their school bags yesterday, but unfortunately they were not the correct ones. So please can you use the attached, thanks.

We have taken out this insurance for children at St Catherine’s before and it has been of great benefit to a number of parents whose children have injured themselves or needed urgent care.

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School News 10-03-2016

Dear Parents,

Just getting to the end of a relatively short but extremely busy term!

Well done, first of all, to our Senior Orchestra for coming second in the prestigious Wesley College Interschools Music Feis. The children, their conductor, their teachers and their parents all did the school proud with their excellent performance and great suppport.

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Composting – 09/03/16

Today the children have been very busy investigating and sorting out our compost bins. While we were amazed that our food scraps had turned into compost over time, we were shocked to see items that didn’t belong in the bins, such as tin foil, cartons and straws! The experience was a great reminder for us …

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Green-Schools Expo: 25th Feb 2016

The Green-Schools committee enjoyed a great morning out at the RDS for this year’s Green-Schools Expo on 25th Feb.   We were so inspired by all the wonderful ideas and projects we saw on Biodiversity and the other Green-Schools themes.  We got to take part in an experiment filtering water, and have a go at cycling …

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07-03-2016 Parents’ Association – Clothes Recycling Tuesday 15th March

The Liberties Recycling Project will be collecting old, clean clothes, sheets, towels, pairs of shoes etc from the school on Tuesday 15th March (next week), so now is an excellent time for a big clear out.
The school receives a donation for every kilo collected. These collections of unwanted clothes etc. earn the school around €600 a year, while at the same time helping a worthy local charity.

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07-03-2016 Parents’ Association – After-School-Activities

All afterschool activities are finishing up this week.
They will of course start up again a few weeks after the Easter Hols.
We are very keen to get gymnastics back on the schedule, but securing the services of a gymnastics coach is proving difficult; if anyone out there knows of a good children’s gymnastics coach who might have a spare hour on Wednesday afternoons please give us a shout!

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Maths Fun!

The children were very busy estimating and measuring the area of objects in the classroom using playing cards and rulers. Well done to An Bord Buí for coming up with an exact estimation! The children were also busy learning all about time! The children had fun rolling our time dice and creating human clocks! The …

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