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June 2012

                                                                                                                                      18th June 2012


Dear Parents/Guardians,



Reports & Praise

Please find enclosed the report of the summer tests.  We hope it is a reward for students who worked hard or it may be a reminder to some to knuckle down to study. We compliment all students for their co-operation throughout the year and wish them a Happy Summer!


Calendar & Dates

Tuesday August  28th

Leaving Cert, Junior Cert & First Year students return                    

Wednesday August 29th

Second, Fifth Year, LCA & TY students

October Mid-term break

29th October to 2nd November inclusive

Christmas Holidays

School closes 21st December – Re-opens 7th January 2013

February Mid-term break

11th  - 15th February inclusive

Easter Holidays

25th March - 5th April inclusive


Book Rental Scheme

Thanks to funding from the Dept. of Education and the Parents’ Association, we intend to operate the book rental scheme again this year as outlined below.


1st Years 

Schoolbooks can be collected on Thursday & Friday 23rd & 24th August (10-4pm). The rental fee is €80 each year and is payable on the day of collection. The fee includes €70 book rental, €5 school diary & €5 locker key. 

2nd Years

€80 due on return August 29th 2012. This includes €70 book rental, €5 school diary & €5 locker key.

3rd Years

€80 due on return August 28th 2012. This includes €70 book rental, €5 school diary & €5 locker key.

5th Years

A book rental scheme commences for Fifth Years this year. Books will be distributed to students during the first week back in August on payment of an annual fee of €80 which includes the school diary and locker key. This amount is due on 5th September 2012.


School Yearbook & School Website

Have you had a chance to look at our School Yearbook or new school website? Please do so if you get a chance. The Yearbook is still on sale and our website is at www.glenamddycs.ie.


Personal & Social Awareness Week

The Pastoral Care Team in association with the Parents’ Association is organising a Personal & Social Awareness Week from 17th - 21st September with speakers on anti-bullying, substance abuse, health issues, road safety and social media usage.


School Uniform

We compliment the vast majority of students who wear the school uniform impeccably. Please note the following:

  • Students must wear black shoes as part of their uniform. Pumps, keds, runners etc. are not allowed.
  • Girls wear the school skirt or navy school pants. Skirts are to be worn on or below the knee. Students may not wear track suit pants.
  • Students wear a white top and any colour shorts for P.E class.
  • Girls may wear a pair of earrings. Facial piercing is prohibited for safety reasons.  


School Musical

Good luck to the cast and crew of Back to the 80s who have begun rehearsing for this year’s show which is being staged on the week of October 22nd 2012. 


Computer Fetac Level 5 Course

Would you like to join our very successful Fetac Level 5 Business Secretarial Computer/ECDL/ Accounting course?  Tuition times and days are flexible and we cater for all levels.  Please contact the school for details.


Yours sincerely,

James Duignan




Glenamaddy Community School, Church Street, Glenamaddy, Via Castlerea, Co. Roscommon, F45KF50


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