Open Day/Open Night
We will hold our school Open Day for new parents on Wednesday 28th of November from 2pm-3pm in the school. All parents and children are welcome. We will have our Open Night on Wednesday 5th of December from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. Please spread the word.
We had a week full of Science experiments last week. Infants did experiments on the effects of heat on chocolate and skittles. 1st and 2nd did experiments on floating and sinking, 3rd & 4th worked on electricity, circuits, conductors and insulators 5th & 6th made butter and did a bouncing egg experiment while Rang Oráiste did some fab designs with colours. See some pics on the school website.
1.30 Club update
The toilet is due to be completed on the weekend of the 30th of November so we will be contacting those who had expressed an interesting in availing of the club shortly.
Sciath na Scol – Sports Quiz
We will be sending a team from 5th & 6th class to the Sports Quiz which will be held in the Rochestown Park Hotel next Wednesday 28th of Nov. Wishing our team the very best of luck!
School Christmas Concert
Please note that the date of the Christmas Concert has been changed to Wednesday 12th of December in Ballyanly. More information to follow on drop off for practice sessions to follow.
Christmas Bazaar – Sunday 25th at 2.30pm
We are looking forward to seeing you all on Sunday afternoon at the annual bazaar. Please return all spot prizes, ticket stubs and money and any unsold tickets to the school by Friday this week. We would appreciate any donations of baking for the tea room, please drop all baking to the school on Sunday morning from 10:30 onwards. All entries to the children’s baking competition should be dropped to the tea room before 3pm labelled with the child’s name and class. Thank you to all parents who have volunteered their time over the weekend, your help is greatly appreciated. Please see attached rota for your allocated times. We still need 1 parent to help selling tickets in SuperValu on Saturday evening 5:30-7:30pm. Please contact Mary O’Mahony 0876524066if you can help out.
Matehy Christmas Choir practice started yesterday evening in the church at 8pm. New singers are always welcome.
Christmas lights in Tower
The Tower Christmas lights are being switched on at 5.00pm on Sunday 2nd December. All welcome
Ballincollig Community School Transition Year students present “Grease Lightning” this November. The cast invite you to join them for an evening full of song, dance and laughter in the School Sports hall on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of November from 7.30pm. Tickets are €12 for an adult and €8 for a student and can be purchased at the school. It is a show not to be missed!!!
A family living in the Courtbrack area, is looking for a childminder for two days a week from the end of January. Please contact the school office for more details.