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GETNS Newsletter

3rd May 2012

Dear Parents / Guardians

Reminder The school will be CLOSED TOMORROW, May 4th and MONDAY, May 7th for an extended bank holiday weekend.

A big THANKS to everyone who participated in the ‘My Canine Companion’ fundraiser last Sunday. It went really well. Chloe, we look forward to meet your new best friend!

Jr Alex Malesevic 1st Nathan Duggan 3rd Cl Timoor Nurzhanov 5th Cl Seamus Dewar SShona Jr Ellen Hardiman-Joyce

Sr Inf Louis Bloxham 2nd Cl Naroa O’Kane 4th Cl Martha McBrierty 6th Cl Amy Sammon SShona Sr James O’Connor

Autism News GAP will be having a question and answer session about Sensory Processing issues led by a member who is on the Spectrum herself on May 9th at 8pm in the Menlo Park Hotel. Galway Autism Partnership can be contacted on 0831222302, or galwayautismpartnership@gmail.com , or find us on facebook for more info.

Green Event at Brigit’s Garden You are invited to the ‘Sole of the Garden’ exhibition at Brigit's Garden over the May bank holiday weekend, 5-7th May. You are invited to bring a pair of old shoes or boots planted with flowers or veggies - wellies with lettuces, stilettos with primroses, baby shoes with scallions... the choice is yours! There will be live trad sessions and the Sumbrellas band, kids activities, story-telling and events around the gardens from 11-5.30pm each day from 5-7th May, and it's all FREE. For more info, see www.brigitsgarden.ie .

One World Week…


One World Week It’s that time of the year again! As part of the tradition of our school we are organising “One World Week” once again, commencing Monday 28th May. We have more than 40 countries represented in our school. With this in mind, parents are invited to school to share and celebrate all cultures in our school community. The week will culminate with an International Bazaar on Thursday 31st May in the school hall.

We are looking for all available parents (and friends!) to come and set up an International Bazaar in the school hall on Thursday 31st May. We need colour, costumes, food, music, books, arts and crafts from your native country. If you would like to be involved in this wonderful event please inform your child’s class teacher by Friday 11th May.

We are also inviting parents to share a native song, dance, story or food recipe with their child’s class during One World Week. Please let your child’s class teacher know if you’re available to do something. If you have any queries please contact Sinead Carroll in the Language Unit (room one), Martina or Krista.

Please support us in organising this wonderful event.

“One World……One Heart…..Our School…Let’s Celebrate!”

news may 3 2012  

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