Nóta na hAoine 8ú Feabhra 2013

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Mid-Term Closure
Reminder that the Gaelscoil will be closed all of next week for Mid Term Break. 
Classes will re-commence as normal on Monday 18th February  with Breakfast Club and After-School Clubs as normal. There will however, as previously informed, be no school meals provision Mon 18th, Tues 19th and Wed 20th as Mossgrove Kitchen will be closed on these days.  This means that all children must come to school on these days with a packed lunch.

Reminder – First Confession

Practice sessions have been organised in St Bernard’s Church for after Mid Term, Rang 3 children are preparing well for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

The Sacrament, as previously confirmed, will be celebrated on Tues 26th February 2013 in St Bernard’s Church at 1pm, all family members are welcome


Irish News School Competition

To celebrate Derry’s City of Culture status, the Irish News and the Tourist Board are offering schools the chance to win an educational and fun trip to Derry City.  We ask that any relative of our school children who buy the Irish News collect the tokens and send them into the school office.



Valentine theme tonight with lots of valentine arts, crafts and chocolates. Cost is £1.50 per child.


School Meals

Reminder to parents of a short postponement of school meals. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control and until further notice, the hot meals at lunch time will be replaced with the provision of Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit, Yoghurts and Milk each day.

The North Eastern Education & Library Board have stated that they will endeavour to provide a new piece of equipment that we require within a few weeks and when the unit has been installed, dinners will resume.

Those children with entitlement for Free School Meals will obviously be catered for with a ‘packed lunch’ type meal as detailed above and the option also remains for parents to buy this type of lunch if they so desire.



Board of Governor Meeting

There is to be an open meeting for all parents at the Gaelscoil on the evening of Wednesday 20th February at 7pm. The purpose of the meeting is to provide opportunity for parents to touch base with Board of Governor members and to allow the Board to address parents on current school issues. All parents are cordially invited and we would hope to see as many of you as possible in attendance.