The Parents Association will be launching their call for clothes and textiles for their ‘Bags 2 School’ Campaign shortly and are asking that all households in the school community hold on to their clothes for recycling until they receive their bags which will go home with your sons/daughters very soon.
Reminder: Friday 30 September is a Staff Development Day as per the calendar and there are no classes for students.
The HSE Vaccinations for First Year Girls take place in the school on Friday 7 October. Forms were given to the girls on Monday 26 September and must be returned to tutors completed and signed whether you are giving consent or not.
Any enquiries should be directed to the HSE: www.immunisation.ie or call 01 8164259
The HSE has asked the Department to circulate the latest news item on Measles. The information can be accessed from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) website at http://www.hpsc.ie/News/MainBody,15795,en.html
This link gives an update on the Measles outbreak. It talks about the importance of MMR and going to school. It also mentions the older child who might have missed MMR vaccination.
Further information is also available by link on the Department of Education’s website under Public Health Issues at http://www.education.ie/en/Schools-Colleges/Information/National-Emergencies-Public-Health-Issues/
Please note the dates of proposed Dublin Bus Strikes as you may need to make alternative arrangements to get to/from school: Thursday September 15, Friday September 16, Friday September 23 and Saturday September 24.
The bridge will close from 10.00am on Wednesday the 14th September, reopening at the latest for Monday 26th September. It is likely, subject to the progress of the works, that the bridge will be open before the 26th . To see how this may affect your journey to/from school please see details here.You can get updates at Fingal’s Facebook Page.