School News

PTA AGM

Yesterday, Thursday 4th November, we held our Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Annual General Meeting. At this meeting our new PTA committee was elected and we are delighted to welcome Tara Johnson, Seamus Fogarty, Colette Darcy, Sinéad Gunning onto on our new committee. The other committee members from last year have agreed to stay on this year also.

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to last year’s committee members: Liz Nola, Nicola Byrne, Colette Darcy and Sinéad Gunning for their support and hard work throughout the year. They had a very successful year as our PTA committee and achieved a lot in spite of the challenges that the Covid Pandemic presented.

As well as the fundraising events listed below the PTA also assisted with;

·         Parents’ Coffee  Morning

·         Children’s fruit and veg. tasting for health and well-being week

·         Class reps set up Whats-app groups

·        School Garden maintenance and revamp

·         PTA AGM & monthly PTA meetings

·         Parents’ walking group

          6th Class Graduation Breakfast

PTA fundraising 2020/21:

Winter Raffle €1,760

Winter cards: Total fundraised after costs  €1343.50

Sponsored Walk  €3543.60

2021-22:

Book Fair: €3470 spent of which €2082 will go towards book vouchers for the school.

Winter cards

Winter Raffle (Possibly New Year raffle?)

Bring a book/ buy a book

Clothes collection

Sponsored walk

Charity event with Student Council

Healthy and Wellbeing Week

We run health and wellbeing week every year in Lucan East. This year our focus will be on online health and safety. Children will participate in Zumba, fruit and vegetable tasting and online safety workshops with Barnardos.

On Monday 8th November @10 am there will be an online safety course for parents run by the NPC. Parents of students in Lucan East ETNS need to register their interest and also to give the NPC permission to forward the zoom meeting link to them. Registration at the following link must be completed before 3.30 pm today, Friday 5th November, in order to attend. One can register at the following link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Lucan-East-ETNS-Registration-for-Meeting-IS