Daragh O’Brien TD with Steffen Bakken (2nd yr) Ava Byrne (3rd yr) and Ms S Murphy
THE FIRST EVER PERMANENT EXHIBITION ON THE IRISH FLAG IS TO OPEN AT THE GPO WITNESS HISTORY VISITOR CENTRE IN DUBLIN THIS MONTH. AS PART OF THE CELEBRATIONS, A NUMBER OF HIGH-PROFILE IRISH FIGURES ATTENDED THE DEDICATION CEREMONY IN THE GPO, INCLUDED SPORTS STARS HENRY SHEFFLIN, JOHN HAYES, PACKIE BONNER AND STEPHANIE ROCHE. ALSO THERE WERE MS DARGAN AND MS MURPHY ALONG WITH A REPRESENTATIVE GROUP OF OUR STUDENTS.
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We are advising that a new anonymous messaging app associated with Snapchat called ‘Sarahah’ facilitates online bullying. For details and advice: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/app-reviews/sarahah www.webwise.ie
The Leaving Certificate Options Talk was on Monday 16 January at 3pm in the Assembly Hall. Mr Farrell has prepared the following materials to assist you in your choices:
Subject Choice 2017 – General Information – Word.
Presentation Slides for Talk – Powerpoint.
Each Subject Explained – Powerpoint.
As a reward for raising the largest sum of money in last year’s Sponsored Walk, the Parents’ Association kindly funded a cinema trip for class 2B. On Wednesday 21st December the class went to see ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ accompanied by their tutor, Ms Bradley and Ms Glover. They had a great day and the students would like to sincerely thank the Parents’ Association for their generosity.
Thanks to all who dropped in bags of clothes for the Parents Association Fundraiser this week.
The proceeds will go towards the school supplies and Laura Lynn.
The North Dublin Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force (RDATF) have asked us to let you know about a series of talks for parents and a free app: “We recently launched the free drug-education app, SAND – Substance Abuse North Dublin. The Task Force developed the app in consultation with community stakeholders and young people from the region, as a drug-education tool for young people and parents. It is available for download, just search ‘sand drugs’ in the app/play store.”
Click here and here for more information on the talks in Swords and the app.
On Wednesday the First and Second Years are walking to raise funds for the school. Thanks to the Parents Association for their input and good luck to all of the students who are busy getting sponsorship and are in line for class and individual prizes.
The PCS Parents Association would like to thank all those who have signed the online petition and for helping their campaign to replace the prefabs known as the K Compound.
There are now 104 signatures ….so let’s get this number up! The Parent’s Association suggest that you share the link on Facebook/Twitter and spread the word to friends and family, the more signatures the better.
Full details can be read here. and the link is www.petitions.ie/KCompound or just visit the website www.petitions.ie.
The PCS Parents Association are campaigning to have the long overdue replacement of the prefabs known as the K Compound prioritised by our politicians. Full details including the link to the online petition can be read here.
We are sending information home with your son/daughter on Monday. This includes an up to date report on the condition of the compound.