Month: October 2017

Newsletter October 2017

Scoil Mhuire Gransha


October 2017



School Closure

Scoil Mhuire Gransha has received notification of whole staff training for the New Language Curriculum on Tuesday January 16th 2018.  The school will not be open to pupils on this day.


Morning Club

Morning club operates each morning from 8am to 8:30am at a cost of €1 per day per child.  For more information please contact Ms. Leddy.


School Photographs

County Photos will visit the school on Tuesday morning.  All children are asked to wear their full school uniform. Please see attached leaflet for more information.



Well done to the boys in 4th, 5th & 6th class who took part in the Cumann na mBunscol league in Éire Óg grounds on Tuesday last.  The boys faced tough opposition but played their hearts out.  Well done to Deravoy NS who now qualify for the final on October 21st.


Garage Theatre

On Friday 13th October the children from Junior and Senior Infants will take a trip to the Garage Theatre in Monaghan to see “Teddy’s Day on the Farm”.  The show will begin at 9:30am so please ensure the children are at school in good time on this morning.  A great show is guaranteed.  There will be no cost involved.


Adult Computer Class

The school is in a position to run “Digital Skills for Citizens” basic internet training.  These classes are free of charge and will be run in the school.  They will run from Tuesday, October 17th to November 21st.  Laptops and tablets will be available for use if necessary.

The Department of Communications will pay the school for being a host centre.  This money will go back into the purchase of resources for the children in the school.  Please see the attached leaflet for more details.


Book Bills

Thank you kindly to all who have promptly paid book bills in full.


Parent Association AGM

The AGM of the Scoil Mhuire Gransha Parent Association took place on Tuesday last.  Congratulations and thank you to our outgoing committee who have served their two years at the top table.  We welcome our new officers and wish them every success in their roles. Our new committee are :


Seamie McMahon-Chairperson

Edel Sheridan-Secretary

Karen Beggan-Treasurer

Cathriona Doran-Assistant Treasurer

Laura McCabe-PRO


All parents are automatically members of the Parents Association when they have a child in the school.  We would encourage attendance at meetings.  Our next meeting is Tuesday October 10th at 8pm to help organise our annual cake sale.


Cake Sale

Save the date!!! Back by popular demand is the Scoil Mhuire Gransha Cake Sale on Sunday October 22nd in Smithboro Hall from 10am-1pm.  Raffle and Jelly Bean count on the day also!


Clothing Collection 

The Parent Association will run a clothing collection in early 2018. If you are doing a clean out at home please hold onto the bags for our collection.  Date to follow for bag drop.  Thank you.