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Monday, November 23, 2015

Minutes of Parents Association meeting Nov 2015

General

1. The aim is to raise €10,000 this year and this will be difficult to achieve without help from the parents.  Parents Association meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of the month and can committee members, class reps and Board of Management parents reps please block off this date in their diaries.

2. Next PA meeting will be 2nd December 2015 at 8.30 in the White Lady Hotel – new parents always welcome

3. Updates
School book fair raised €2137.25 of which €1282.35 goes to the school. Very successful and we may repeat the book fair later in the year.

Ciara Duffy organised the photos for the school calendar which will be ready in December.

4. Class Reps
Class reps this year (2015/2016) are:

Naoinán Beaga – Aileen Hurley
Naoinán Mora – Deborah Ni Riain
Rang 1 – Carol Nyhan
Rang 2 – Catherine Dillon
Rang 3 – Ger Cullinane
Rang 4 – Grace Crowley
Rang 5 – Emma O’Callaghan
Rang 6 – Sinead Nolan

5. Fundraising/ Family events

Each class is going to take responsibility for one event this year. Where possible the class responsible for organising the event has put next to the event in the list below. A number of fundraising events have already been carried out e.g. Book fair, calendar and cake sales are under-way.

A number of ideas were put forward for fundraising for the year and the following events were decided upon, with others possibly to be organised later.  Can people please get in contact with the PA if they wish to get involved in organising or helping at any of these events or if they have any ideas for fundraising or family events.

Ongoing Events

Cake Sales - (organised by Rang 1 rep- Carol Nyhan)
Book Fair/s - ( Rang 5 organised by R5 rep Emma O’Callaghan)
Calendar (Ciara Duffy)

PA will a few talks for the children- some suggested Garda/Dietician/Fireman..eg the importance of healthy eating/ role of garda in community etc.

December 2015
Concert 17th December 2015 at 6pm.
Coppers collection (Naoinán Mora)
Christmas Hamper (Rang 3)
Santa visiting the school on 22nd December 2015

January 2016
Family Bingo
Evening at Chuckies - date to be confirmed. ( Naoinán Beaga)

February 2016
Coffee morning and bric a brac sale – Temperance Hall

March 2016
Ceilí

April 2016
Church Gate Collection (Rang 4)
Parents night out

June 2016
Sports Day