Newsletter March 2018

Since our last newsletter so many events have taken place at St Anne’s. Here is an overview of some of them:   Ceremonies: WE congratulate all the children in 2nd class who made their First Confession on the 26th of February last. Well done on all your preparation for this. It won’t be long until we are preparing for First Communion! Our students in 6th class had to wait an extra week to receive Confirmation this year. With the surrounding area covered in snow drifts the ceremo...
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Newsletter January 2018

St Anne’s Ardclough NEWSLETTER January 2018   Christmas- celebrations and sad news: We are well settled back after Christmas and it was great to hear of all the celebrations that children had over the festive season. We were also deeply saddened to hear of the passing of a lovely member of the school community, Anca Muresan. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and we continue to support them in whatever way we can here in St Anne’s. We were privileged to be part o...
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NEWSLETTER OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017

St Anne’s Ardclough NEWSLETTER OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2017   Halloween: I hope you all enjoyed the Hallowe’en mid-term break. Well done to everyone for such a great effort in dressing up on the last day before mid-term. There was great creativity evident and such effort into making and assembling costumes. Have a look at the gallery section on the website for further photos. Thanks to all the classes for sharing Halloween songs and poems with us too. Well done to junior infan...
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Newsletter September 2017

Looking Back and Looking Forward: With four weeks of our new term completed we are already looking back on what has been achieved and of course looking forward to a happy, healthy and fulfilling year ahead. I wish the students of 6th class 2016/17 a happy and successful time in second level. All of you made a great impact on life in St Anne’s and I know you will go on to do great things in your lives ahead. We are grateful to you for your donation of goalposts to the school. How thrill...
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Summer 2017 Newsletter

Summer has certainly arrived at St Anne’s! Our playing field is being put to great use these days, not only for sports day, but on all the days of good weather in the past week. Thanks to Tony the summer flowers are looking well and there is plenty of growth in our herb garden created by junior infants, Mrs O Brien and Mrs Moran . Lots of summer sports are underway too so it is a busy time for all!   It is also the season of beginnings and endings, as we welcome new junior infants and sa...
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Our Playing Field

Today marks the first day to have break time in our new playing field. Well done to all involved in making this happen! I look forward to many happy fun-filled days in the field- with some sunshine too of course!
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Happy Easter

All at St Anne's were getting into the Easter spirit this week. Ms Killeen's class were busy minding their chicks which hatched during the week. Three arrived earlier this week and one more joined the junior infants this morning. They are being minded over Easter by the Cullens and we look forward to hearing how they enjoyed their Easter holidays. The infants and first classes had other visitors today also. Two lambs came to school and met all the children from these classes. There w...
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March Newsletter

Quote of the Month: Each month we put up a quote relating to education and children in the reception area which we hope will inspire all in St Anne’s for the month ahead. This month’s thought is: ‘Education breeds Confidence, Confidence breeds Hope. Hope breeds Peace’ (Confucius) Catholic Ethos: As you know St Anne’s is under the Patronage of Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin. We promote the Catholic faith not only in our teaching at religion time each day and in prep...
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NEWSLETTER JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017

At St Anne’s signs of spring are becoming visible and Christmas seems like a long time ago. We are waiting for the daffodils and tulips to blossom soon in the garden and outside the school gates- some are beginning to appear already! Christmas Concert: Before leaving winter behind I want to look back at the Christmas celebrations held in our school and to congratulate all the children and teachers on the wonderful work that was undertaken. Well done to everyone for their participation in...
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