Board of Management Agreed Report May 2016

Change to school calendar: School will be closed on 13th June to allow for staff training on the New Primary Language Curriculum.

The completion date for the ASD Unit extension build is currently scheduled for the end of August 2016.

Well done to the entire school community on our Healthy Eating initiative. And a special thanks to all the parents/guardians who are making this happening by preparing healthy packed lunch boxes!

New Infant visits are taking place on 19th and 20th of May.

There are two entries from our school in the Fís Film Festival! The films will be shown in Portlaoise cinema on Tuesday 24th May 2016 and the pupils involved will attend. A contribution of €2 per child attending is requested from parents/guardians towards the cost of the bus.

The Summerhill Craft and Food Fair is taking place on Sunday 29th May 2016. This is a campus initiative involving volunteer parents and staff. The money raised will go towards the funding of the campus pitch.

The school has been successful in achieving our first Green Flag for Litter and Waste. The Board commends the Green School Committee for the time and effort they put into it. Well done to everyone involved!

The School Open Day will take place on the 27th May 2016. All parents/guardians are invited to coffee/tea at 8.20 a.m. in the school Halla, followed by the raising of the Green Flag. Parents/guardians and extended families are then kindly invited to visit their children’s classrooms.

Graduation Day for 6th class will take place on 24th June 2016.

Laois Athletics to take place on 8th June 2016.

Our Sports Day this year is on Wednesday 22nd June 2016. Parents/guardians are welcome to join in the fun.