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MLL Report

 10th September 2014

 

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Compliments and Congratulations

We compliment students for the spirit in which they have returned to school and especially congratulate the students who received excellent Junior Cert results. We urge all students to work hard and make the most of their talents. We will continue to acknowledge and reward good work and conduct. Our aim is to continue to raise the bar in terms of standards in attendance, classwork, homework, academic success, conduct and cooperation throughout the school. 

Talks for Parents - Personal & Social Awareness Week

The Pastoral Care Team with the support of The Parents’ Association is organising two talks for parents in the coming weeks. First on Tuesday 16th September from 8 to 9.30pm, Ms. Edel Cahal from the HSE will speak to parents on Developing Emotional Intelligence in your Child. On Monday 29th September at 8pm, Mr. Neil Wilson from the Western Region Drugs Task Force will give a talk on Shared Solutions - Substance Use & Misuse’. All parents, both at primary and port primary level, are welcome.

Our Personal & Social Awareness Week will take place from 15th - 19th September with speakers from the HSE, WRDTF, AWARE, Cura, An Garda Siochana, The Prison Service and Concern. They will address together on topics such as anti-bullying, misuse of substances, social media sites and positive mental health. Actors Seamus O’Rourke and Charlie Hughes will give student workshops on developing self-esteem. Students are asked to contribute €2 to defray the costs of the week.  If you have any queries please contact Ms. O’Flanagan, School Chaplain.

Computer Fetac Level 5 Course

Would you like to join our very successful Fetac Level 5 Business Secretarial Computer course?  Tuition times are flexible and we cater for all levels.  Please contact the school on 094 9659315 for details.

Study Skills Workshop

 

A ‘Study Skills Workshop’ is being planned for all interested students in the coming weeks. Students will receive further details when a date is finalised.

Homework Club and Evening Study

Evening Study takes place on Monday to Friday from 4-6pm and is recommended especially for all examination students.  Junior students are welcome to join Homework Club, Monday to Thursday from 4-5pm where a teacher is on hand to assist with homework. Details are available from the office. Students on the Ballymoe/Williamstown bus route are welcome to study quietly in the GP area.

Ploughing Championships

The school is not running a bus to the Ploughing Championships. As always we ask parents to let us know if for any reason their child is going to be absent or has been absent from school.

HPV Vaccine for 1st Year girls

The HSE are to visit the school on Monday 25th September to offer the HPV vaccine to First Year girls.

Beginning of Year Mass

You are all invited to our Beginning of Year Mass on Thursday 2nd October at 10am in St. Patrick’s Church.

School Musical

Good luck to the cast and crew of Fame who have begun rehearsing for this year’s show which is to be staged during the week of 20th October 2014. 

Book Rental

The book rental scheme is dependent on funding from the D.E.S. and Parents’ Association and all participants paying the rental fee. All participating students from First Year to Leaving Cert pay an annual fee of €80 to include locker key and school journal. This fee does not cover workbooks, newspapers, exam papers, Art or DCG sets. It would be appreciated if outstanding dues were settled with the office.

Family Contribution

The Board of Management thanks all the families who have made a family contribution. It asks all families to contribute to the cost of integral student services. Families are asked to contribute the following:

  • One student                             €60 family contribution + €8 insurance                      
  • Two students                           €90 family contribution + €16 insurance
  • Three or more students             €120 family contribution + €8 insurance per child

Families may pay their contribution in instalments if they wish. Your contributions will be gratefully appreciated, as they will directly benefit your children and their school. 

 

 

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

 

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