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TY took part in Photo scavenger hunt and Halloween quiz today. Well done all!
Letter to parents
Please find attached letter from school Principal https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/9230_20201023120953.pdf
Supporting student wellbeing
Two documents have been attached which may be of use in supporting students well being at this time. The link to NEPS below also has some relevant resources and contacts. https://www.education.ie/covid19/wellbeing/ https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7067_20201023121128.pdf https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7288_20201023121135.pdf
Halloween Dress-Up for Temple Street Hospital
The TY social justice classes organised a dress-up day in aid of Temple Street Hospital. Well done to all who got involved! Just some of the wonderful costumes are captured in the photo gallery.
Parents' Association Autumn Newsletter
Please see attached newsletter from the Parents' Association. Thank you to the Parents' Association for their continued hard work and support. https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/8097_20201023103707.pdf
The Parents' Association are running a mid-term competition for all students in the school. There are great prizes to be won! Please encourage your daughter to take part. Details are on the attached poster https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4316_20201021125133.pdf
Halloween themed Art !
Art students working on various Halloween themed art pieces.
Higher Options for 5th & 6th year students
Higher Options 2020 virtual event will take place on November 4th and 5th. Thousands of students will be able to meet representatives from Irish, EU, UK and International further and higher education institutions at the virtual exhibition. Students may attend on Thursday 5th November and classes will end at 12.20pm to facilitate them logging on from home. Students should use the link below to book their ticket which is €10.00. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/higher-options
COVID-19 Update to Parents
A letter from the Principal is attached together with information from HSE regarding close contacts in school. https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/2002_20201016092141.pdf https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/8423_20201016092159.pdf
6th Year Representative
The following have offered to be class reps for 5th year. If you have any ideas/issues etc that you want to be raised with the Parents' Association, please let them know: https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/6193_20201015145047.pdf
5th Year Representative
The following have offered to be class reps for 5th year. If you have any ideas/issues etc that you want to be raised with the Parents' Association, please let them know: https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/2471_20201015145001.pdf
Cyber Break Friday the 16th of October. For 24 hours beginning at 5pm on Friday the 16th, families across Ireland will be switching off their devices replacing screen time with offline family fun. Cyber Break is a day for the whole family to enjoy, with Family Fun Guides available for download that are jam-packed with activities you can do when taking a break from your devices and screens. https://cybersafeireland.org/cyber-break/
4th Year Representative
The following parent has offered to be the 4th year rep. If you have any ideas/issues etc that you want to be raised with the Parents' Association, please let her know: https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/6698_20201015131352.pdf
3rd Year Class Representatives
The following have offered to be reps for 3rd year. If you have any ideas/issues etc that you want to be raised with the Parents' Association, please let them know: https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4029_20201015130531.pdf
2nd Year Class Representatives
The following have offered to be class reps for 2nd year. If you have any ideas/issues etc that you want to be raised with the Parents' Association, please let them know: https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7393_20201015130012.pdf
1st Year Class Representatives
The following have offered to be class reps for 1st year. If you have any ideas/issues etc that you want to be raised with the Parents' Association, please let them know: https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7516_20201015125639.pdf
Dress up day for Temple Street Hospital
A reminder that there will be a fancy dress day, tomorrow, Friday 16th October in aid of Temple Street Children's Hospital. Prizes for the most imaginative outfits! €2..00 donation requested.
Maths Week 2020
Follow the link below to playback Maths Week TV. https://www.mathsweek.ie/2020/mathsweektv-secondary/ Reminder closing date for Maths Puzzle Question is Mon 19th Oct.
Protocols on the Use of Technology for Remote e-learning (Updated)
Dear parent, please find attached protocols on the use of technology for remote e-learning. We ask that as each year group prepares for their day of remote e-learning, the form that is posted on the students' year group Team, is filled in by parents and students. We would be grateful if you could read the protocols with your daughter and fill in the online form. Thank you https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/9156_20201012132621.pdf https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4871_20201014094138.pdf
Halloween Fancy Dress
There will be a fancy dress day on Friday 19th October in aid of Temple Street Children's Hospital. prizes for the most imaginative outfits. €2..00 donation requested.
To Parents/Guardians of students in 1st, 2nd and Transition Year
The school will be continuing our contingency planning for remote learning next week. Students in 1st, 2nd and Transition will remain at home and follow their timetable remotely as follows: Tuesday 20th October – Transition Year Wednesday 21st October – 1st Year Thursday 22nd October – 2nd Year Thank you for you co-operation in this regard
TY Workshops and Dublin City Tour
TY students took part in Develop Me Workshops in Clontarf Castle while others went on a historical walking tour of Dublin
Parents' Association October Meeting
Please find below details of the PA October meeting (tomorrow, Tuesday @ 8pm) - agenda attached. All Welcome https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3439251266?pwd=RC9ybnFmeWhCMUVNZTR1bWN5QllkUT09 Meeting ID: 343 925 1266 Passcode: 709988 https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/3912_20201012120050.pdf
Letter to parents from the Principal
Please find attached a letter to parents from the Principal with some updates and notice regarding contingency planning. https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/6505_20201009192451.pdf
6th Year Agricultural Science trip to Fieldstown Farm
Photos from 6th yr agricultural science trip to Fieldstown farm on Wednesday 7th October
Athletics for 1st, 2nd and 3rd years will resume on Wednesday 7th October, 3.00pm - 4.00pm. Meet on the all weather pitch.
Parents' Association AGM Zoom Details
We hope that you can attend the Parents' Association AGM this evening, Monday 5th October at 8pm. The details for the zoom call are: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83547038449?pwd=Nmc1SGVKL2VuVmFtZCtWRHpzNzgvUT09 Meeting ID: 835 4703 8449 Passcode: 871732
Reminder that hockey for 3rd to 6th years will take place on Mondays 3:45-4:45pm. Own sticks gum shields and shin pads essential.
1st Year Art
A selection of art work by 1st year students, exploring Line and Shape.
Parents' Association AGM - Agenda, minutes and accounts
Please find attached the agenda for the 2020 AGM, (including minutes of the 2019 AGM) and the accounts. The PA AGM which will take place online, next Monday 5th October. A link for the meeting will be circulated in the coming days. Thank you. https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1591_20201001131259.pdf https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1539_20201001181459.pdf
Leaving Certificate 2020 - November examinations
To all of Class of 2020 - i have posted to your outlook files all relevant information regarding November examinations.. Details also available at https://www.examinations.ie/?l=en&mc=ex&sc=se
First Year Hockey
Hockey will take place every Friday from 2.20pm until 3.20pm
1st Year Hockey Equipment
This is a message for parents of 1st year students who have signed up for hockey. As Hockey equipment can not be shared, it is necessary for students to have their own hockey stick. For those students who wish to purchase a hockey stick and carrier bag, the school has subsidised the cost, so the cost for parents is €27. This can be paid on easy payments via the school website. Thank you.
Update dated guidelines on wearing face coverings in school
Please read attached document with update on wearing face coverings in schools. https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7676_20200923084306.pdf
Letter to Parents
Please find attached letter to parents from the Principal. https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4377_20200922083037.pdf
TY Thursday team building activities
TY historical tour of St Anne’s Park
All TY students had the opportunity this week to receive a guided tour of the wonderful St Anne’s Park. Such an interesting and rich history. We are so lucky to have this beautiful amenity on our doorstep.
CAO offers 2020
Dear Class of 2020 Congratulations to you all on a great set of predicted grades. Good luck today, as you wait to receive CAO offers. Remember that you have until 3.00pm on Wednesday 16th September to consider and reply. If you have any queries or questions or seek advice on offers, please do not hesitate to contact the school. Ms Peppard will be available and you can email: email@example.com or call the school office at 01 8332754. Due to COVID-19 protocols, it is not possible to facilitate students who come to the school unannounced, so please make an appointment to visit. Below is a link to CAO frequently asked questions: http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=faq&type=offers
1st year art class
1st year art students explored the lines, shapes and textures in our locality.
HSE vaccination programme
All 1st years will bring home with them today an envelope from HSE regarding the Secondary School Vaccination Programme HPV, Tdap and MenACWY. All queries should be directed to the HSE school vaccination team and NOT the school.
Basketball for 1st Years
Calling all 1st year students interested in basketball: there will be an introductory session on Monday 14th September on the astro turf from 3.45pm - 4.45pm.
Calculated Grades Results 2020
Best wishes to all the students of the class of 2020 who will receive their Calculated Grades results on Monday 7th September. For all the up to date information on the calculated grades process please follow this link. https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/d8920c-leaving-cert-2020/ Further information is available at Calculated Grades Portal link: https://lc2020.education.gov.ie/ I have also attached a useful document from the NCGE. If you would like to call in to the school on Monday, please call the office (01 8332754) or email firstname.lastname@example.org It will not be possible to call in to the school without an appointment due to COVID-19 protocols. I wish you all the best of luck and luck forward to catching up with you all. Kind regards to you and your parents, Ms Gogarty https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1888_20200904154839.pdf
Letter to All Parents from School Principal
Information From The Department of Education
Please find attached a letter to all school from the DES along with 'Schools Pathway for Covid-19, the Public Health Approach' Document. https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/1948_20200828152233.pdf https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/6682_20200828152240.pdf
Parents' Association Zoom Meeting
The first Parents’ Association meeting for the year will be on Wed 2nd September at 8pm. It will be done by a Zoom call. If you are interested in joining, please email your Name, Mobile and Email to email@example.com.
Amended School Calendar
Please note changes for 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Years Only https://44d263475ae71202bdf1-c578a9e73c6000da2bc743b981b6fa3a.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/8668_20200827092535.pdf
AILO- All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad
Congratulations to Dominika and Natalia Timulakova who completed in the finals.
Thursday 29th November
3rd Year PTM 4.15pm – 6.45pm
Tuesday 4th November
Parents’ Association meeting 8.00pm
Child Safeguarding Statement which the school has put in place as per Children First Act, 2015 and Children First Guidance 2017 is available in the Policies section
Child Safeguarding Statement