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  • 29.11.2017 Some up to date news from St Catherine’s (School News)
    Dear Parents and Carers, Christmas Fair : Thank you all for your support last Sunday for what was our best Christmas Fair - EVER!!! It was lovely to see so many people give of their time and...
  • October 2017 The Farm (Junior-Infants)
  • 21.11.2017 Only 5 more sleeps!!! (School News)
    Dear Parents & Carers, There are only 5 more sleeps to go before our Biggest Fundraiser of the Year. The Christmas Fair is a great day for everyone involved in St Catherine's to get to know each...
  • 19.11.2017 PA: Winter Fair (Parents Association)
    Dear All. The Winter Fair is almost upon us. Thank-you to everyone who has signed up so far but there are a LOT of empty slots, especially for the day itself. We really must get these filled Just...
  • 13.11.2017 November Newsletter (School News)
    Dear Parents and Carers, Attached please find attached November's Newsletter. There are many important dates that you should add to your calendar and...
  • 11.11.2017 PA: Winter Fair Update (Parents Association)
    Hello All Just an update on a few things We are happy to announce the return of the Hairdressing section of the Winter Fair. Mark Doherty of Sitstil (www.sitstil.ie) will be kindly providing...
  • 08.11.2017 new email addresses, raffle prizes and an electrical waste collection next week (School News)
    Dear Parents & Carers, Hopefully you will all have received emails from me over the past few weeks informing you of new class email address - please use these to communicate with the relevant...
  • 06.11.2017 PA News: Winter Fair (Parents Association)
    Hello All The Fair is fast approaching (26th November) and we need to get organised As usual we'll be looking to get as many donations as we can from parents - we will be asking for these to be...
  • 30.10.2017 Crafty bits and bobs for the Christmas Fair (School News)
    Dear Parents & Carers, Below is a list of crafty bits and bobs that our very crafty mums are looking for to complete crafts for the Avoca Stall at the Christmas Fair on November 26th. During...
  • 26.10.2017 Book Club (School News)
    Dear Parents, Our book club is up and running again. This year it is going strictly online. I can't take cash payments in school anymore. Please feel free to browse on line following the link...
  • Schools and Forests (Senior-Infants)
  • 14.09.2017 PA News (Parents Association)
    Welcome to a new term of activities. Activities will commence week beginning 25th September and run until 15th December. There will be a mid term break from October 30th until November 3rd. There are...
  • 02.09.2017 September Newsletter (School News)
    Dear Parents, Attached is a very long first newsletter - apologies for the length but there is a lot of to inform you of in September! Best wishes for the year...
  • 31.08.2017 Chess programme (Chess)
    Dear Parents, A lot of you and your children have been asking about chess, so I put together a little document on how our chess programme runs. I'm attaching it here - it's mainly of interest for...
  • 28.08.2017 Welcome back (School News)
    Dear Parents, Welcome back to school on Wednesday! Don't...
  • 19-06-2017 Friday concert (School News)
    Dear Parents, As you all know, we are having our end-of-year concert on Friday of this week, June 23rd. It will take place at 6 pm in the Donore Avenue Community Centre. Please have your...
  • 18-06-2017 PA: School Concert – Volunteers! (Parents Association)
    As you know the school concert is this coming Friday - 23rd June - in the Donore Community centre. Exact running times will be confirmed this week. The Parents Association will be providing...
  • 15-06-2017 draft new enrolment policy (School News)
    Dear Parents, The Board of Management has spent a significant amount of time this year looking at our enrolment policy with a view to updating it and making sure it aligns with our vision for the...
  • 08-06-2017 The New Principal (School News)
    Dear Parents and Children, I'm sure you'll all be delighted with the news that Karen Jordan is to be appointed the new principal of St Catherine's. I have every faith that Karen will do a...
  • 08-06-2017 Sports Day (School News)
    Hello everyone, The weather forecast for tomorrow looks ok. So we are going to attempt Sports Day tomorrow - again, provided you don't get a cancellation text from me! Kind...
  • The Grand Canal (Senior-Infants)
  • Canal Walk (Senior-Infants)
  • Barge Trip – 7th June 2017 (Senior-Infants)
  • 07-06-2017 Sports Day tomorrow – hopefully! (School News)
    Dear Parents, Our School Sports Day, weather permitting, will take place tomorrow, Thursday June 8th in Kevin’s Hurling Club, Dolphin’s Barn. If it is raining tomorrow morning, bring the...
  • 06-06-2017 PA: Kevins Summer Camps (Parents Association)
    Please see the following from Patricia Halton regarding the Summer Camps in Kevin's this summer. Registration takes place on Saturday 10th June.17th June,and the 24th June in DP at 10.30am. Our...
  • 05-06-2017 PA: Exhibition Opening Invitation: Into the gravelly ground by Janine Davidson (Parents Association)
    Dear Parents, Janine Davidson, mother to Usna and Mila, and talented artist (we were lucky enough to have her teach our after school art classes for several years), is having an exhibition...
  • 01-06-2017 PA: Parent Volunteers Needed for Sports Day (Parents Association)
    Dear Parents, Sports Day is scheduled for next Thursday 8th of June. A team of parent volunteers are required to prepare and serve squash and fruit. We also need someone to do the Lidl...
  • 01-06-2017 August summer camp with Gemma and Sharon (School News)
    Hi all, A few people have already been asking about this so here is all the information about our August summer camp. A perfect way to get the kids back into routine before school starts....
  • 26-05-2017 PA News: Quiz Night (Parents Association)
    Hi Parents, Many many thanks to everyone who supported our Quiz Night last week which saw us raise a fantastic...
  • 25-05-2017 School News (School News)
    Dear Parents, First of all, well done to all the 3rd and 4th Class students for playing and behaving so well in their exam today. And thanks to the 3rd Class parents for having your children...
  • 23-05-2017 School Calendar (School News)
    Dear Parents, There seems to have been a few glitches with the mailing system recently as I've had a few mails bounce back from addresses that normally work fine. A couple for parents mentioned...
  • 22-05-2017 Dates – corrections (School News)
    Dear Parents, The date for the taking of school photographs has been changed to Thursday. More time to get the hair done!! Sports Day is due (weather permitting) to take place on Thursday June...
  • 21-05-2017 A few reminders and thank yous (School News)
    Dear Parents, Thank you all for supporting the Parents' Association Table Quiz; unfortunately I could not be there myself this year but I'm sure it was a great evening and I'm looking forward to...
  • 18-05-2017 PA: Last Minute Quiz Stuff… (Parents Association)
    Just 1 day to go until the St Catherine's annual Quiz Night takes place this Friday May 19th @ 8pm in McGowan's. We will be starting the quiz at 8 o'clock sharp, you'll need to get your table...
  • 18-05-2017 School News: Dates (School News)
    Dear Parents, Some dates coming up which you may need to...
  • 18-05-2017 PA: Fwd: Draft Development Framework for St Teresa’s Gardens and Environs (Parents Association)
    I would like to invite you to a community consultation on the Draft Development Framework for St Teresa’s Gardens and Environs, please find attached. The purpose of this event is to explain...
  • 18-05-2017 PA: St. Catherine’s Quiz Night 2017: Trivia Fact No.3 (Parents Association)
    Dear Parents, Just 2 days to go until the St Catherine's annual Quiz Night takes place this Friday May 19th @ 8pm in McGowan's. Only 2 days to shake out the cobwebs and prepare to prove that you...
  • March Roundup 2017 (3rd Class)
  • February 2017 round up (3rd Class)
  • 17-05-2017 School News (School News)
    Hello everyone, Just to let you know, Sports Day is now likely to be Thursday June 9th in Kevins Hurling Club. And thanks to those who have sent in PPS numbers...
  • 17-05-2017 PA: St. Catherine’s Quiz Night 2017: Trivia Fact No.2 (Parents Association)
    Dear Parents, Just 3 days to go until the St Catherine's annual Quiz Night takes place this coming Friday May 19th @ 8pm. To further reward our attentive email audience, we thought we would...
  • 15-05-2017 St. Catherine’s Quiz Night 2017: Trivia Fact No.1 (Parents Association)
    Dear Parents, Hopefully you are all aware that the St Catherine's annual Quiz Night takes place this coming Friday May 19th @ 8pm. To reward our attentive email audience, we thought we would...
  • 15-05-2017 School News (School News)
    Hello everyone, The Department of Education is looking for every child's PPS number for their data base. Could you all email me with your chiild's PPSN someday this week? Available from the...
  • 11-05-2017 PA: Quiz Night Tickets and Prizes (Parents Association)
    One week to go! We will be selling tickets in the school yard from now until next Friday, starting tomorrow morning (Friday) at 8.40am. Tickets are priced at €10 per person or €40 per table of...
  • 09-05-2017 PA News – Clothes Recycling Tomorrow! (Parents Association)
    Dear Parents, Just a quick reminder to get your clothes recycling in to school this afternoon or tomorrow morning - they plan to collect at around 10AM...
  • 08-05-2017 The Sensational Sci-Fi Magazine (Parents Association, School News)
    Dear Parents, You may have heard, we're doing it again... another St. Catherine's Creative Writing Club magazine is coming out! It's the last one this year, so it's going to be a bumper...
  • Malahide Castle Trip (Senior-Infants)
  • Climbers and crime scenes – 24/4/17 (5th Class)
  • 05-04-2017 St Catherine’s Got Talent this Friday (School News)
    Dear Parents, Thanks so much to those of you who have already contributed to our collection for the Galway Hospice in honour of Gemma's brother. No pressure - every family has their own charity...
  • 09-03-2017 Staff Meeting Decisions (School News)
    Dear parents, At our staff meeting yesterday it was decided that in future, all mobile phones brought to school must be handed up to the teacher who will store them for the day in a secure place....
  • 08-03-2017 Our Tunes – Saturday, 8 April 2017 (School News)
    Hello everyone, I think this might be of interest to some of you. As it's on a Saturday we won't organise a group from school, but if any of you wanted your child to attend, I think you could...
  • January 2017 (3rd Class)
  • Various Sixth Class Art Projects (6th Class)
  • 06-03-2017 Any handyperson out there? (School News)
  • 6th class news Jan-Feb 2017 (6th Class)
  • 6th class animation workshop (6th Class)
  • 22-02-2017 School News (School News)
    Dear Parents, Hope you are all enjoying the mid-term break. Just a couple of notices: We will be holding auditions for our "St Catherine's Got Talent" show during the week of the 20th-24th...
  • 15-02-2017 New Book Club (School News)
    Dear Parents Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to http://schools.scholastic.ie/st-catherines-west-n to browse the latest books and order online. For every €1 you spend on this...
  • 15-02-2017 School News (School News)
    Dear Parents, First of all, thanks to the many people who emailed, called or dropped in to say kind things to me arising out of my last letter. I have really appreciated the good wishes and...
  • Weather & Seasons – Small World (Senior-Infants)
  • Weather & Seasons – Construction (Senior-Infants)
  • Weather & Seasons – Literacy (Senior-Infants)
  • Weather & Seasons – Messy Play (Senior-Infants)
  • Weather & Seasons – Role Play (Senior-Infants)
  • Spatial Awareness (Senior-Infants)
  • 2 D Shapes (Senior-Infants)
  • 25-01-2017 PA News – Supervision (Parents Association)
    We seem to have created some confusion over supervision and, in hindsight, should have been clearer on the forms. When we asked for supervision dates these were dates where parents would be...
  • 24-01-2017 Cor na nOg (School News)
    Just one more thing...Cor na nOg, the RTE youth choir, has contacted me to say they are holding auditions for the choir (10-16-year-olds) on the last weekend in February. It's a fantastic opportunity...
  • 24-01-2017 School News – EARLY CLOSING FRIDAY 2 pm (School News)
    Dear Parents, Apologies if I haven't mentioned this before: School will close slightly early on Friday to enable the teachers to set up for the Parent-Teacher meetings.Please collect your child...
  • 22-01-2017 PA: After school activity – EXTRA – Ukulele Classes – Tuesdays (Parents Association)
    Dear Parents FURTHER AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY - UKULELE CLASS TUESDAY 2.20pm - 3.10pm Open to 1st Class- 6th Class pupils. Nora Artola and Shane Mc Grath, experienced Ukulele teachers will...
  • 18-01-2017 School News (School News)
    Dear Parents, Sorry about the late arrival of the Parent-Teacher Meeting roster this morning! We have had internet and printer issues...hopefully now resolved. Tracy and Karen (Junior and...
  • 16-01-2017 Enrolment 2017 Junior Infants (School News)
    Dear Parents, We are going through our enrolment procedure at the moment for next year's Junior Infants. If you have a child who should be starting Junior Infants this year (don't forget they must...
  • 15-01-2017 School News (School News)
    Dear Parents, Welcome back to a new term at St Catherine's. Just reminding you once again that school is CLOSED this Tuesday for staff training. After-school activities forms are to be back...
  • 15-01-2017 Hurling News (Hurling)
    Dear Parents, Happy New Year to you all. Just to remind you all that After School Hurling will not return until FEBRUARY. There was an email sent out at the end of last term stating...
  • 12-01-2017 PA News: After-School Activities Term 2 (Parents Association)
    Welcome to a new term of activities. Please find attached a copy of the sign-up form along with the weekly timetable Activities will commence week beginning Monday 23rd January and run until...
  • November and December 2016 (3rd Class)
  • 06-01-2017 School News (School News)
    Dear Parents, Happy New Year to all. Hope you all had a lovely Christmas. Thank you for turning up in such numbers to our Carol Service and for co-operating with all the arrangements. I'm sure...

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