St Clares Primary School

Education is for Life

School Note 2 February

New PA Officers

After a successful first meeting, and thank you to everyone who attended, and we look forward to your ongoing support, the officers for the forthcoming term were elected.

Chairperson: Declan Drohan (086-8526987)

Vice Chairperson: Greg Rutkovski (086-8355757)

Secretary: Christiane Boyle (087-2938915)

Vice Secretary: Denise O’Reilly (089-4109780)

Treasurer: Georgina Meehan (085-7110950)

Vice Treasurer: Jackie Fox (086-3306342)

Credit Union Quiz. Congratulations to our 5th and 6th class teams who came second and third in their respective categories.  A close fought competition with all of our neighbouring schools, last Saturday.  Eoin Rooney, Jack Connolly, Mark McHugh and Enya McDonald, and Oisin Fox, Elizabeth Kron, Evan Farry and Sadhbh Drummond, and Susan Aji, Rebecca McGauran, Conor Feehily, Ryan Gilligan and Mary O’Brien, Conor Galvin, Shaun Sheridan and Ross Johnston.  Well done all who participated.

Glencar Manorhamilton GAA Kube Competition on Saturday in St Clare’s Comprehensive. Come along and support our Mr Conlon for our school, and so many others you’ll know, Mr Dolan, James Glancy, Stuart Gilbride Jones, Enda Hughes, Barry Loughlin, Mary McLoughlin, Clive Beattie, and siblings past and present.  The programme begins promptly at 7.30 pm.  Doors open at 7.00 pm  Entry is €10.  A valuable fund raiser for the club towards the development of their new pitch.

Tennis. All of our children enjoyed a taster session here in the school last week (see this week’s Observer). Children’s lessons start this Sunday in the Tennis Club if anyone is interested in learning more.

Sligo Feis Ceoil. The school will be preparing art and poetry for all the children. They will learn the poems they need in school, however it is up to the parents to enter their own child if they are interested in performing. Contact 0879602866 for details.

The Junior Chess Championships take place in the Clayton Sligo this year for the first time on the 7-9 April. A great chance to have your child try chess at a national level. Our chess standards are good enough to be competitive. It would be great to see some U8 and U10 entries from the school. Contact Colm 0870917395





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