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Letter to Parents June 2013

 12th June 2013

 

Dear Parents/Guardians,

 

Reports & Praise

Please find enclosed the son/daughter’s Summer Report.  We hope it is a reward for students who worked hard or serve as a reminder to some to knuckle down to study. We compliment and thank all students for their co-operation throughout the year and wish them a Happy Summer!

 

 

Calendar & Dates

Tuesday August  27th

Leaving Cert, Junior Cert & First Year students return                    

Wednesday August 28th

Second, Fifth Year, LCA & TY students

October Mid-term break

28th October to 1st November inclusive

Christmas Holidays

School closes 20th December – Re-opens 6th January 2014

February Mid-term break

17th - 21st  February inclusive

Easter Holidays

14th - 25th 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 22nd & 23rd 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 28th 2012. This includes €70 book rental, €5 school diary & €5 locker key.

3rd Years

€80 due on return August 27th 2012. This includes €70 book rental, €5 school diary & €5 locker key.

5th Years

Fifth Years 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 school website? Please do so if you get a chance. The Yearbook is still on sale at the office and our website is at www.glenamaddycs.ie.

 

 

Personal & Social Awareness Week

The Pastoral Care Team in association with the Parents’ Association is organising a Personal & Social Awareness Week from 16th – 19th September with speakers on anti-bullying, substance abuse, health issues, road safety and social media usage.

 

School Uniform

Our students wear the school uniform well. Please note the following:

  • Students 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.  

 

Campa Samhradh - Irish Summer Course

The Irish Oral Exam is a vital part of the State examination nowadays with 40%.  Both Leaving and Junior Cert students will take an Irish oral exam next April. An Irish Summer Course is to be held in Glenamaddy Community School from 8th - 19th July .The course follows a similar format as a Gaeltacht programme, runs from 10am – 5pm and is for students over 12 years.  Please call Máistir Conway on 087-1161573 for details.

 

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

Principal

 

 

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

 

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