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December Newsletter

Muff NS Newsletter December 2021

Parent/Teacher Meetings:   Many thanks to all parents for their cooperation with regard to the meetings this year. The feedback has been very positive. If you wish to contact your child’s teacher at any stage during the school year, please write a note in the journal for them or contact the school office.

Covid Information:  Last week, masks were introduced for pupils from 3rd to 6th. Again thank you for your cooperation with this matter.

Enrolment: Enrolment for Junior Infants next year, will take place from January 6th and run for three weeks. The updated Admissions Notice will be available to view on the website from this week.    You can download enrolment forms from the website or collect them from the school office.

Parents Association:   Many thanks to all those who supported the P.A. in their recent events. They have organised a Church Gate Collection for the evening of the 18th of December in Muff Church where the Muff Children’s Church Choir will be participating.

Sacramental Classes:   Our Giving Mass took place on Saturday night. The next Preparation Masses will be in the New Year. Our 2nd class will have their First Holy Communion on Saturday May 14th at 11:00 am and our 6th class will have their Confirmation on Sunday March 27th

Sport:   Benny will be finishing up with our Infants and 3rd class in the coming weeks. Our cycling for 4th – 6th classes has been hugely popular and the classes will be completing their courses over the next fortnight.

A big congratulations to all our Cross Country Athletes who will finish their running program on Wednesday. Their effort and attitude has been fantastic.

Christmas:   As the big day gets closer, we will be participating in a number of festive activities with the students. Once again we will be watching our online pantomime produced by the West Midland Theatre Group. There will be a visit from Santa organised by the PA on the last day on top of all the usual class pursuits.

School Calendar:   Please note that the school will close for a half day at 12:30 this Friday December the 10th. This is to allow for training of staff in the Primary Language Curriculum. Below are a list of school closures for the remainder of the school year. Please note that some days may be subject to change.

Staff training day – School closing at 12:30 Friday December 10th

Christmas Holidays – Finish Wednesday December 22nd 12:30 – Re-open Thursday Jan 6th 2022

February Mid-Term – Closed Thursday 24th and Friday February 25th

St. Patrick’s Day – Closed Thursday March 17th & Friday March 18th

Easter Holidays – Finish April 8th – Re-open Monday April 25th

May Bank Holiday – Closed Monday May 2nd

June Bank Holiday – Closed Friday June 3rd & Monday June 6th

Summer Holidays – Finish Friday June 24th 2022.