Friday, 24 October 2014
Our annual Halloween Dress up day was a great success and thankfully the rain stayed away. We had great fun scaring everyone around the town with our spooky costumes and masks. A huge thank you to all those who sent in sponsorship money & to all those parents who helped out on the day. Check out some of our spooktacular costumes below.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Fire Safety Week
Fire Safety Week ran from the 13th-17th October. The 1st & 2nd classes took part in a Fire Safety Poster Competition. Here are the winners from the following classes;
Ms Hickey's class: Hannah Woodhead
Mr Forristal's class: James Gallagher
Ms Harrington's class: Noah Lyons
Mrs Cleary's class: Julia Grattan
The overall first class winner was...Julia Grattan! Well done Julia.
Ms O Hora's class: Adam Marry
Ms Fagan's class: James Hammond
Ms O Brien's class: Nina Lynch
Ms Ni Mhaonaigh's class: Qasim Jamil
Fire Safety is an extremely important subject and all children should know what to do in the event of a fire in the home. Always check your smoke alarm and have an escape plan in place. And remember ...
Get Out, Get the Fire Brigade Out and STAY OUT!!
Monday, 20 October 2014
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Road Safety Week
Road Safety Week ran from the 6th to the 10th October. The Safe Cross Code was taught in all the classes and our new lollipop lady, Liz visited some of the classes to talk about crossing the road safely outside school. The junior infant and senior infant classes were asked to complete a Road Safety Poster Competition and well done to all our winners.
Mr Donovan's Rm 11: Eveigh Shiels
Mrs L Cummins' Rm 12: Emma Tyrrell
Ms Meehan's Rm 14: Shane Cooper
The overall junior infant winner was....Emma Tyrrell. Congratulations Emma!!
Ms Feeney's Rm 5: Dylan Stuart
Ms Keane's Rm 15: Amy Orange
Ms Regan's Rm 16: Tofunmi Babayemi
Ms M Cummins' Rm 17: Iveta Balakauskaite
The overall senior infant winner was Tofunmi Babayemi
For more information on road safety check out www.rsa.ie
Friday, 10 October 2014
Celebrate National Parents Week on the 20th-26th October 2014.
During National Parents Week we celebrate parents and the wonderful job they do. We want them to know there is support. Just call!
Parentline is a helpline for parents. Trained facilitators will give support, information and guidance on aspect of parenting in confidence. Helpline open Mon-Thurs 10am-9 and Friday 10am - 4pm. Tel: 1890 927277/ 01 8733500
Wednesday, 8 October 2014
Our annual Halloween Sponsored Walk will take place on Friday 24th October 2014. We can't wait to see all the spook-tacular costumes that will be frightening the folks of Balbriggan. There will be a prize for the best "homemade" costume so get creative everyone!
This week is Road Safety Week. Each class will be learning all about the Safe Cross Code and how to stay safe travelling to school. To learn more about road safety visit www.rsa.ie. The junior and senior infant classes will compete in a Road Safety Poster Competition where an overall school winner will be chosen. We are looking forward to seeing the entries.