Friday, June 14, 2013

Note to Parents - issued on 12th June

Rathgormack N.S.
                                                                                                      12th June, 2013.
Dear Parents,

1. Our End of Year Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday 18th June at 10 a.m.  All parents are welcome.
2. All children will go home at 1.40 p.m. on Tuesday 18th June, to facilitate a Staff Meeting.  Buses     
   will operate at 1.40 p.m.

3. This year customised school homework diaries will be sold through the school at €2.50 each. 
    These will be available before the holidays.

4. Our School Fundraising Cake Sale will take place on Wednesday 19th June.  We would ask pupils to
    bring in some buns, cakes, etc. baked by themselves (senior pupils) or parents.  Ms Kiely's class 
    will take charge of running the sale on the day.  The cake sale will be open to parents etc. from
    1.45p.m. onwards.

5. Sports Day will take place during the last week, please bring sack, spoon, potato and tie for 3legged race,
     into school on Monday 24th June.     
6. School Reports and Book Lists will be posted to your home on Friday 14th June. 
    The end of year school report outlines your child's progress throughout the year.  If you have any
    queries or would like to consult with the class teacher, please phone to make an appointment and  
    we would be happy to meet you.

7. Buying and Selling  of Second-Hand Books will take place on Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th June.
   Parents  can come into the school between 9.30 and 10.30am only to buy second-hand books from
   the other children.
8. Summer holidays - School will close at 12.30pm on Thursday 27th June. 

9. We are aware that September can be a very expensive time for you and if you wish the following 
    School Fees can be paid before the holidays.




No. of Children

Amount (€)


Art & Crafts/Photocopying

€20 for 1 child  /   €30 for 2 children 

€40 for 3 children  /  €50 for 4 children


Book Rental

€5 per child (Junior & Senior Infants)

€10 per child (1st-6th class)





School Diary

€2.50 each – not optional

Must be paid before holidays







Child's Name       ________________________________     Class      _______________

Child's Name       ________________________________     Class      _______________

Child's Name       ________________________________     Class      _______________

Child's Name       ________________________________     Class      _______________

Finally, on behalf of all the staff I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your co-operation throughout the past school year and would like to wish all our families a very pleasant summer.      
Looking forward to seeing you all back on Monday 2nd September 2013.

Catherine Power.