Month: October 2016

Newsletter October 2016

Scoil Mhuire Gransha 


October 2016


Maths Week

Maths week took place in Scoil Mhuire Gransha from October 17th to 21st. The children in all classes took part in Mathematical investigations and engaged in playing Maths games and puzzles. Well done to all for a tremendous effort.


Science Festival

As part of Science Week the children from 3rd to 6th class have been invited to attend a science workshop in Clones Library on Monday November 14th.  The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) literacy workshop is a hands on, fun, interactive and educational workshop using traditional tales. This workshop will help students to develop critical problem-framing and problem-solving skills in the context of STEM learning and promote literacy skills through the use of STEM activities, along with STEM/Literacy games.



The boys from 3rd and 4th class will be travelling to the Peacelink on November 10th to take part in the FAI FUTSAL competition. We wish the boys the very best of luck as they fly the Gransha Flag.



We are delighted to announce that this year Scoil Mhuire Gransha will celebrate the Sacrament of Communion on our own on Saturday May 27th in St Mary’s Church Magherarney at 11am.  Dates for First Penance and Community Mass will be forwarded to parents after Mid-Term Break.



Confirmation will take place in St. Tierney’s Church Roslea on Saturday May 20th at 11am.

Great Gransha Cake Sale

On Sunday the Parents Association hosted the fourth annual cake sale. It was a tremendous success and extremely well supported.  We would like to sincerely thank all those who baked, donated prizes for the raffle and helped out on the day. Also we would like to thank the following businesses for the raffle donations, Coral Leisure, The Peace Link, Liptons Clones, Gransha Montessori and Connollys Chemist. Well done to Aogan Martin who guessed the correct amount of jelly beans!

Clothing Collection

A clothing collection will take place in the School on Thursday November 17th. Bags can be dropped at the school from Monday November 14th. Only clothing can be accepted. Please see the attached flyer for more details.


Book Rental

There are some book rental bills due. It can be paid to the office or the class teacher.


School Closure

Reminder: Scoil Mhuire Gransha will be closed to all pupils on Friday November 25th  to facilitate School In-service in the new Language Curriculum.


Mid-Term Break

Scoil Mhuire Gransha will close for mid-term break on Friday, 28th  October and re-open on Monday, 7th November.  We hope you, all have a very well deserved break from school.


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