December Edition of Drom NewS Now Available!

The December Edition of Drom NewS is now available to download from the News and Events section of www.dromns.com. We wish all in our school community a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful and health-filled New Year.

Christmas Hamper Draw Results

Thank you to all those who supported the recent Christmas Hamper Draw. €938 was raised for the school. The winners were:

Emma Patterson

Sheila Devaney

Denis Brereton

Tom O’ Toole

Congratulations to all the winners. We hope you enjoy your Christmas hampers – the items for which were kindly donated by our parent / guardian community.

November Edition of Drom NewS Now Available!

The November edition of Drom NewS is now available to download. Please refer to the school booklet for the password to access this newsletter or contact the school during office hours (9.30am – 11.00am) on (0504) 51688 for further assistance. We hope you enjoy reading all about our adventures so far and our adventures yet to come

Learning About the EU!

In the senior room we are learning about Ireland and its place in the European Union. Check out this great website to learn more: http://europa.eu/kids-corner/index_en.htm

 

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Science Week: Ugly Animal Roadshow

On Thursday, 16th November 2017, the students of Third – Sixth Class will attend the Ugly Animal Roadshow in MIC Thurles (St. Patrick’s College) from 1pm – 2pm as part of Science Week Ireland (12th – 19th November). A number of events will take place for this week in Tipperary. Check out www.sfi.ie for more information.

NPC Talk: Supporting Parents to support their Children’s Mental Health and Well-being

National Parents Council Talk: Supporting Parents to support their Children’s Mental Health and Well-being

19th June 2017 – Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary – 7.30pm

Positive mental health and wellbeing enables young people to lead fulfilling lives. It is recognised that the family is the primary source of nurturing and support for children and it plays a central role in the promotion of their positive mental health.

This session supports parents in encouraging and promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in their children and also explores how the building of resilience in children helps them to manage and cope with the day to day stresses of life as they occur.

Parents who attend this session will: 

  1. Explore the factors that influence mental health and well-being in their child.
  2. Learn how to build and nurture resilience within their own child.
  3. Be given tips on how best to support their child’s positive mental health and wellbeing.

ADMISSION FREE!

All parents of primary school children are welcome 

By NPC in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Mental Health services

October Edition of Drom NewS Now Available!

The October edition of Drom NewS is now available to download. Please refer to the school booklet for the password to access this newsletter or contact the school during office hours (9.30am – 11.00am) on (0504) 51688 for further assistance. We hope you enjoy reading all about our adventures so far and our adventures yet to come. 

Maths Week Winners – Top Ninja!

Well done to all who participated in Maths Week Activities. The winner of the Mangahigh Ninja Challenge was:

Sam O’ Connor

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Well done Sam and all those who tried their hand at this online challenge for Maths Week. 

 

 

Maths Week Answers!

We hope that you enjoyed taking part in Maths Week – albeit an extended Maths Week due to Storm Ophelia. Maths Week gives children a chance to engage with Mathematics in a fun and challenging way. It also gives parents / guardians a chance to brush up on their maths skills as they help their child / children to solve the puzzles in our Maths Week Booklets. We wish everyone the best of luck and thank you for participating in our competition. Winners will be announced on Friday. In the meantime, here are the answers to the the Maths Week Junior and Senior Booklets. 

Junior Math Brainteasers 2017 – 2018 Website Answers

Senior Math Brainteasers 2017 – 2018 Website Answers

Hurricane Ophelia: School Closure: Tuesday, 17th

Tuesday, 17th October 2017

In line with advice from the Department of Education and Skills, the school will close on Tuesday, 17th October 2017.  We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. 

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/1016/912733-ophelia-schools/

Monday, 16th October 2017

In line with advice from the Department of Education and Skills, the school will close on Monday, 16th October 2017.  We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. 

http://www.met.ie/