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Start of school 2018/2019: School reopens after the summer holidays on Wednesday 29th August. The school office reopens on Monday 27th August.

VEX Robotics Programme for 2018/2019: We are delighted to say that we have been included in next year's VEX Robotics Programme run in conjunction with the Institute of Technology Carlow. VEX Robotics is an exciting and fun program where school children from 8-18 years learn about Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) while having fun! They design, build, program and compete with a robot in a spectacular competition. The competitions are run locally, nationally and internationally. In addition to STEM, students acquire other valuable skills such as project management, presentation, teamwork, leadership skills and much more.

Biodiversity Artword Annual Competition run by Wexford County Council: Congratulations to the nine pupils who won prizes in the Annual Artwork Biodiversity Competition 2018 run by Wexford County Council: Emma Murphy 1st (5th & 6th Class), Ailbhe Fortune joint second (5th & 6th Class), Roise Dunbar joint second (5th & 6th Class), Zara Keating joint third (5th & 6th Class), Chafia Flynn joint third (5th & 6th Class), Leanne Mahon highly commended (5th & 6th Class), Faye O'Neill Redmond joint second (3rd & 4th Class), Sophie Moorehead joint second (3rd & 4th Class) and Nina Sukopova joint third (3rd & 4th Class). Prizes will be presented on Monday 25th June in the County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford at 4.30pm

National Primary Schools Chess Champions: Congratulations to our girls' chess teams as we are now Primary Schools Chess Champions following a fantastic day in Limerick yesterday in the All Ireland Primary Schools Chess Competition for Girls. The girls won both Gold and Bronze and we also had the top two players in the competition. Congratulations girls we are very proud of all of you - Chafia Flynn, Ailbhe Fortune, Lauren Jordan, Caroline Micner Swiac, Leanne Mahon, Kinga Batko, Mairead Mahon, Clodagh Byrne, Deirdre Ni Bhroin, Rosie Dunbar, Sadhbh Delaney and Ella McDonald. Sincere thanks to our chess coach Manuel Gardenes and to Ger & Anne Flynn and Niall Fortune who run the chess club each week.

Leinster Schools Swimming Gala: Congratulations to Lili Markey (fourth class) who won a Bronze medal for 50m Backstroke, a Bronze medal for 50m Breaststroke and came 4th in 50m Butterfly at the Leinster Schools gala last Sunday 20th May.

School Calendar 2018/2019 : School opens for all pupils on Wednesday 29th August. Halloween Break: Monday 29th Oct Friday 2nd Nov (inclusive). Christmas Holidays: Monday 24th Dec Friday 4th Jan (inclusive), back to school on Monday 7th January 2019. February Midterm: 18th 22nd (inclusive). Easter Holidays: 15th 26th April (inclusive). Midterm Break: Friday 31st May Tuesday 4th June (inclusive). Summer Holidays on Friday 28th June. (pdf calendar here, Word Calendar here)

Tracksuits: The BOM has changed the colour of the school tracksuit bottom to navy as it is difficult to get maroon coloured tracksuit bottoms. Navy tracksuit bottoms are available from all the big retail outlets and supermarket stores. Thank you.