Email: info@stpatricksns.ie Phone: 01 824 9930 Fax: 01 824 9928

Address: Diswellstown Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15.

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Week Ending June 4th 2010

June Bank Holiday
The school is closed on Monday 07 June for the June Bank Holiday. It will reopen on Tuesday 08 June at 08.30am.

Junior Infant "Sport for All" Day
Parents of Junior Infants are welcome to come along and watch the fun! Junior Infant sports will start at 10.45am on Thursday 10 June (weather permitting) and should last for approximately one hour. Parents may come straight to the basketball court at 10.45am on the day. Please ensure your child has sun cream and a hat on if it is a sunny day and has an extra drink with them.

Moving House?
If you are moving house and your child will not be returning to St Patrick's in the new school year, it is vital that you make contact with the class teacher or the Main Office as soon as possible as it will be necessary for you to complete a Transfer Form. We have a number of children on waiting lists for all classes and we would like to be able to contact these parents as soon as possible.

Contact Details
It is essential that we have the correct address and contact details (e.g. home telephone, parents' mobile numbers) for your child on our database in order for you to receive your child/children's school reports, end of year letters, etc or to make contact with you if your child should fall ill during the school day. If any of your details have changed since the beginning of the school year, please complete a Change of Address/Contact Details Form, available from the office.

Senior Infant "Sport for All" Day
Senior Infant "Sport for All" Day takes place on Thursday 10 June (weather permitting). Please ensure your child has sun cream and a hat on if it is a sunny day and has an extra drink with them.

School Running/Athletics Kit
Can all those children who borrowed and "signed out" an athletics kit (T-shirt and shorts) please return it ASAP? Kits should be washed before they are returned. Children should keep kits in their classroom until they are called to "sign them back in".

PA Used School Book Sale
If you are interested in buying or selling used School books this year, the Parents Association are facilitating the sale of books. If selling, there will be a list of each year at Reception from next week. Please add your details (Name, Contact Details, Books for Sale). If buying, please take contact details from the list and contact person directly.
You may also text your details to Karen at 087 4187253. This is a great opportunity to save a little money and to help the environment.

Should any families be happy to donate schoolbooks which they no longer need, to the school, we would be delighted to receive them on the last day of term.

Free Book Scheme
If you are in need of support with regard to School Books, please contact the school immediately.

St Mochta's Parish & Family Fun Day
The St Mochta's Parish & Family Fun Day takes place in Luttrellstown Castle on 20 June from 1pm - 8pm. Tickets €10 are available from the Parish Centre and includes Entry to Grounds and Raffle.

Scooters/Bicycles on School Grounds
We are asking that, in the interest of everyone's safety, all cyclists (pupils, parents & siblings) dismount from their bicycles/scooters at the main gates of the school avenue and walk the remaining distance. Please note the use of Bicycles, Scooters, Rollerblades or "Heelys" is not permitted on school grounds.

Choir Concert
The Friday choir and Choral Scholars end of year concert will be on Friday 11th June at 7pm in St. Patrick's N.S. Diswellstown. Admission free, all welcome!

Piano Recital
Parents of Jenny O'Connor's Piano Students are invited to a Piano Recital on Friday 18 June at 6.30pm in the Library.

Flora Women's Mini Marathon - Our Lady's Children's Hospital
Andrea and Bernadette are doing the Flora Women's Mini Marathon on Monday 07 June in aid of The Children's Medical & Research Foundation, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin. If you would like to support this worthy cause, there will be a collection box at the office until Friday 11 June. Thank You.

Extra Curricular Activities
Summer Music Camp 2010

This year the camp will run from Monday 19th to Friday 23rd July in St. Patrick's Diswellstown, 9:30am - 1:00pm. Get Fit Dance Academy are back (every day this year), Seamus will teach guitar, Geraldine will focus on songs from the musical 'Hairspray' and selections from the hit TV series 'Glee' and Jenny will be adding XFactor pieces to her piano repertoire. If you would like to join the fun and book your child(ren) in please ring 085 1595118 and leave a message.

Maths Corner
1. Use four 9's in a math equation that equals 100.
2. What number comes next? 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, 21, ___