Our Christmas Play will take place on Tuesday 18th December in Raheen Church at 7pm.
The switching on of the Christmas tree lights in the village has been moved to Sunday evening at 5pm due to the bad weather forecast for Saturday evening.
The last Board of Management meeting of 2018 took place on Monday 10th December. Read a report of the meeting here.
We held our annual Bring & Buy Sale in aid of St. Vincent de Paul on Friday December 7th. The children had been busy all week bringing in items for the sale as well as baking some lovely buns, biscuits and cakes.
There was great excitement on the day and a brisk trade was reported!
Nearly €700 was raised for a really worthy cause. Thanks to everyone for their contribution.
Recently we received a lovely surprise in the post from our friends in Jaux school which is close to Paris. Our children enjoyed reading letters from all their pupils.
Last week all our classes wrote back to the children and are looking forward to keeping in contact well into the future.
Our annual Bring & Buy Fundraiser for St. Vincent de Paul takes place on Friday 7th December. Items for the sale can be brought in during the week. Tickets for the raffle will be on sale during the week also.
We are continuing with our efforts working towards our 6th Green Flag on the theme Global Citizenship: Litter and Waste. 4th, 5th and 6th Classes learned lots about the topic from Colin and Thomas who work with The Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun. Thanks to Offaly County Council for funding this workshop.
We were also visited by Edel from Laois Outdoor Education. She told us all about bees and the amazing job they do.
All classes enjoyed taking part in a percussion workshop run by The Mobile Music School.