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Monday, 20th January 2020 Weekly Note

Posted on January 20, 2020

SACRED HEART COLLEGE TASTER DAY

Pupils in P.7 are off to Sacred Heart College for a ‘taster’ day tomorrow (Tues). This day has always proved very enjoyable in previous years and gives the P.7 pupils a taste of life in Sacred Heart College. Dinner will be provided for all pupils. Pupils should wear their uniform as usual.

GOOD LUCK BRANDON

Good luck to pupils Alana Teague (P.6) and Brandon Downey (P.7) who will represent the school in the N. Ireland final of the Flahavans Cross-Country championships on Wednesday. Both will travel to Mallusk to compete against the best athletes in the country and will no doubt give a good account of themselves. Good luck folks!!

PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION

There will be a meeting of the school’s Parents’ Association in the school tonight (Mon.20th) at 8.00pm. All new members are always welcome.

DO THIS IN MEMORY MASS

The next ‘Do This In Memory’ Mass for P.4 pupils will be celebrated this Saturday night at 6.00pm in the Sacred Heart Church. All P.4 pupils are encouraged to attend.

TRANSFER RESULTS

Needless to say our P.7 pupils will anxiously be awaiting the post on Saturday to receive the outcome of their Transfer examination. Good luck to all involved – but remember irrespective of grade all gave of their best and with the same good attitude will thrive in any of our local secondary schools in the years ahead.

CORE KIDS

Our 10 week Core-Kids activity programme for pupils in P.3/4 commences tomorrow (Tues) from 3.15 – 4.15pm cost for the 10 week programme is £30.

Monday, 13th January 2020 Weekly Note

Posted on January 13, 2020

CONFIRMATION MEETING

There will be a talk for parents and guardians of Year 7 children who are making their Confirmation this March. It will take place tonight Monday, 13th January in St. Joseph’s Hall at 8pm. Children do not have to attend.

Please note that a ‘Ceremony of Light and Commitment’ for Confirmation candidates will be held in the Sacred Heart Church on Monday, 3rd February at 8pm.

INDOOR GAELIC BLITZ

Good luck to our footballers who participate in an indoor Gaelic Blitz organised by

Christ the King P.S. tomorrow. Pupils selected should bring a packed lunch and appropriate indoor footwear.

BRYSON HOUSE ENVIRONMENTAL PRESENTATION

Members of Bryson House Environmental Team will be visiting the KS2 students on Wednesday to speak to our pupils in relation to Energy Saving Initiatives. Hopefully all pupils find this to be a worthwhile presentation.

FLU JAB

The ‘flu jab’ will be issued to those who returned consent forms tomorrow morning.

YOUTH CLUB

The first Youth Club of 2020 takes place this Friday 7 – 8.30pm. All P4 – P7’s welcome.  £1 entry.

 

Monday 6th January 2020 Weekly Note

Posted on January 6, 2020

WELCOME BACK

We extend a warm welcome back to all our pupils after the Christmas break. We trust that Santa successfully made it to all homes in Tattyreagh and that the season was one of great joy for all families.

NEW ENROLMENT

Application forms for parents planning to enrol their child in P.1 next September are available online at www.eani.org.uk/admissions. Should you be aware of anyone with a child in this age group, please remind them that completed application forms need to be submitted online by Thursday, 30th January 2020.

MILK

Milk will start again this Wednesday (8th) with a cost of £9.80 per pupil up to Easter. Money should be sent in by Wednesday of this week.

SCHOOL DINNERS/FREE SCHOOL MEALS

A gentle reminder that anyone who feels their child may be entitled to free school meals/uniforms can make enquiries to the Meals & Uniform Section at EA (tel. 8241 1496). The criteria for these benefits change continually so it may be well worth an enquiry.

WEST TYRONE FEIS

Entries are now being collected for this year’s West Tyrone Feis. Please fill in the attached sheet if you wish your child to participate and return to the school along with £3 per event by this Thursday, 9th January 2020. Entries will not be accepted after this date.

HEADLICE

Just a little reminder at the beginning of our new term to be vigilant as to the possibility of headlice in your child’s/children’s hair. Whilst there have been no recent incidences, it remains important to keep vigilant so as to keep any such cases to a minimum.

 

Monday 16th December 2019 Weekly Note

Posted on December 17, 2019

CHRISTMAS ACTIVITY FUN DAY

Pupils in Mrs Breen’s and Mrs Mellon’s classes are off to Omagh Leisure Complex on Tuesday morning for a series of Christmas themed indoor sporting activities. Pupils should just wear P.E. gear to school on this occasion. Pupils should also bring a snack along. As pupils will return to school for lunch-time, usual dinner/lunch arrangements will suffice. Cost for the outing is £3.

CAROL SERVICE

A group of P.5 – P.7 pupils have been asked to provide some carols and tunes for the Senior Citizens of Slieve na Mon Nursing Home on Wednesday morning. All pupils selected are invited to bring their tin whistles.

NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

Please note that there will be no After School Art or Core Kids this week.

DINNER MONEY

Dinner money should be paid by Thursday, 19th December 2019. Please make cheques payable to EA Western Region.

DRUMRAGH PARISH DRAW

The school is once again acting as a promoter for the Drumragh Parish Draw next year. Anyone wishing to subscribe should contact the school before the holidays as the first draw takes place in early January.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

The school will close for our Christmas Holidays on Friday, 20th December at 12.00pm.

Please note that there will be no school dinners available on Friday or Cornabracken After School Wrap Around Provision.

School will re-open on Monday, 6th January 2020 at the usual time. On behalf of the entire school community, I wish you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas season and trust that Santa will pay a lengthy visit to Tattyreagh on Christmas morning.

Monday, 9th December 2019 Weekly Note

Posted on December 9, 2019

 

CHRISTMAS PLAYS

As mentioned previously, the remaining Christmas plays are taking place this week. The P.3/4 – P.5/6/7 presentations will take place on Wednesday night at 7.30pm. All are warmly invited to attend and show your support. To enable us to get everything in order for the senior plays and Christmas draw, there will be a half day on Wednesday. We ask that arrangements be made to lift your child/children between 12.30 – 12.45pm when they will have finished their dinner.

Please note there will be no After School Provision or Cornabracken Wrap Around Provision on Wednesday.

Many thanks to all who have bought tickets or donated prizes for the Christmas Draw. The draw will take place after Wednesday’s school plays, when tea and mince pies will be served, courtesy of the Parents’ Association.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

This is the final week for Core Kids and Angie’s Art Clubs. Please note that due to Wednesday’s half day, the Art Club will be held on Thursday of this week.

CHRISTMAS DINNER

Christmas dinner is being served in the school this Thursday, 12th December. As there are usually very high numbers taking dinner that day, we ask that anyone not wishing to take dinner on Wednesday, please let their teacher know by tomorrow (Tues). As dinners are ordered in advance, it would be appreciated by the catering dept. to have as accurate a number for ordering as possible. If children wish to wear a Christmas themed jumper to school on Thursday, they are welcome to do so.

DO THIS IN MEMORY MASS

Pupils in P.4 are reminded that the next ‘Do This In Memory’ Mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church on Saturday night at 6.00pm.

DRUMRAGH PARISH DRAW

The school is once again acting as a promoter for the Drumragh Parish Draw next year. Anyone wishing to subscribe should contact the school before the holidays as the first draw takes place in early January.

NEW ENROLMENT

Applications for next year’s P.1 class will soon be invited online. Should you be aware of anyone considering Sacred Heart P.S. as an option for their child please make them aware of the many strengths of our school.

We have decided against hosting a formal Open day but be assured that anyone wanting to visit the school for a chat and a look at what we have on offer, will be made most welcome.

As you are doubtless aware budgets are under great pressure and as funding depends on enrolment numbers, we ask for any help you can give us in this request.