Thank you to everyone who visited the school on Monday. We hope you enjoyed seeing your child’s classroom, the new extensions and the playground. We were delighted to see you all.
Well done to the fourth class pupils who received certificates for their “Highly Commended” books in the recent “Write a Book” competition. There were three children who were awarded “Merit awards” for their books. They will travel to Monaghan Education Centre on Thursday to receive their medals and certificates.
Well done to Mia, Grace and Lucy in third class who were awarded certificates for their poetry entries to the National Windows Poetry competition this year.
The good weather came along just in time for our Outdoor Classroom Day on May 17th , which was also our Biodiversity Day at St Brigid’s. Heather Bothwell from Heritage Ireland came and taught the children about the great variety of flora and fauna to be found in our school yard.
The Parents Association are organising a Cash for Clobber clothing collection on Wednesday next the 23rd of May 2018 before school. Please bag any unwanted clothes, bed sheets, etc. and drop them off at the school gate from 8:30am to 9:15am approximately. Thank you for your support.
Congratulations to the children in second class who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday. We hope they enjoyed their big day. Thank you to the Parents’ Association who held a great party for them in the Community Centre afterwards.
Well done to Rachelle Scanlon who represented the school in the County Spelling Bee in Farnham National School on Tuesday.
Well done to the boys’ soccer team who won the County Cavan FAI championship today in Cootehill. They will now go forward to the Ulster Championships in Cootehill on Wednesday 2nd May. Well done also to both girls’ teams who travelled to Cootehill for the County Championships today. They were runners-up.
The National Parents’ Council is organising a free parents’ talk in the Cavan Crystal Hotel on Wed 25th April at 7.30pm. The talk will be about supporting your child to build healthy friendships and relationships. It will also give details of what is taught in Relationships and Sexuality Education at school.