Newsletter 13.12.17


  • Christmas PlayReminder ‘The Nativity’ Christmas Show will take place on Thursday, December 14. The matinee show will commence at 12pm and all pupils may be collected at 2pm once the show has finished, in order to prepare for their evening performance, which begins at 7.15pm. Pupils must return to the school that evening at 6.50pm. There will be a raffle at the interval of both shows. The evening show is expected to finish at approximately 8.45pm. All Welcome. 
  • Christmas Play Costumes– Pupils can bring their costumes in a bag to school on Thursday morning for the Christmas show. Children may wear clothes to school tomorrow (Thursday) that they can wear underneath their costumes. Please ensure your child also brings warm clothes/jackets to school, as they will be outside for break times.
  • Radio Kerry VisitThe broadcast of ‘Horizons’ featuring our school pupils will air on Radio Kerry on  Christmas Eve morning at 9am.  We would like to thank Mary Fagan for her visit and we hope everyone will enjoy the show.
  • ‘Off the Hook’ Fundraiser- The Banteer Drama Group have kindly offered to donate the proceeds of one of their performances of  ‘Off the Hook’ to St Brendan’s N.S. Parent Association. The show will take place on Friday, January 12 commencing at 8.30pm. A note will be dispersed next Monday to the pupils and parents may fill in how many tickets they would like for the performance. Please return the accompanying slips by Wednesday, December 20, 2017.
  • Textaparent App Please download the new TextaParent App to your phone. The App is free and will reduce the cost of texts for the school. Additional school messages and calendar updates can now be sent to the App.
  • Christmas Holidays School will close for the Christmas break on Friday, December 22. The school will reopen again on Monday, January 8.



Le gach dea ghuí,

Michael Horan