November Newsletter 2017


November Newsletter 2017


28th November, 2017

Our School performances in the Edel Quinn Hall are as follows:-

Friday December 8th: Junior Infants (Ms O’Riordan)  Junior and Senior Infants (Mrs Linehan), Senior Infant (Mrs O’Shea)  classes  First & Second (Mrs Courtney) will be on stage .

Show starts at 7.30pm.  Please note -    All pupils need to be dropped at 6.30pm.  Parents can leave them  and they will be supervised by staff. At the interval parents from Ms O’Riordan’s and Mrs Linehan class can collect the children at the top of the hall in front of the stage.  Ms Courtney ‘s and Mrs O’Shea’s classes  will be on stage after the interval and can be collected   at the end of the night at the top of the hall also. 

Doors open  to the public Friday at 7.15pm

Saturday 9th December  : 2nd & 3rd (Mrs Murphy ) 4th & 5th (Mrs Meehan) 5th & 6th (Ms Guiney .  Children  in Mrs Meehan’s class and Mrs Murphy ‘s class can be dropped to the hall for rehearsals at 6.30pm.

Children in Ms Guiney’s  Class can be dropped to the hall at 6.00pm.

Doors open  to the public Saturday  at 7.45pm.

All pupils need to wear black shoes for the performances.   They can wear a track suit bottom / leggings and a top when coming on the night. They will change into their costumes with the help of staff before their performances. 

Tickets €5 and this allows entry for Friday and Saturday night. The Parents Association will be selling these tickets outside the school this week and they can also be purchased from the school office.

As this is our first big performance on stage we are very proud of all our pupils who are practising every week and we wish them all the best next week.   We ask you to bear  with us  with all the organising around this event.  Any queries please ring the office.

Classes from 3rd – 6th are invited to sing /perform at the Senior Citizens Xmas Party on 19th December at 6.00 until 6.45.  Any child who is able to come on the night bring back permission note by Friday.

Gymnastics continues for 4 more weeks . The cost is €5 in total.  Please send in money if you haven’t done so already.

Well done to our Kanturk Hurling Team and best wishes to them on December 2nd in London against Kilburn Gaels.

Mrs Meehan’s class will travel to Limerick on Wednesday 6th December to take part in a conference on the Marine Environment.  They will exhibit their project on “Marine Litter” . 

We wish them well on their trip.

Well done to our two public speaking teams  who are taking part in the IRD Public Speaking Competition . Firstly our team consisting of  Ava Hynes, Emma Krenzer,  Johannah Piggot,

Mathea Scanlon who have qualified for the final.  Bests wishes to Sarah Humphreys, Amy Linehan, Sophie Murphy and Mary Sheehan who are taking part tomorrow night (Wednesday 29th November).

Well done to our teams who took part in the Boherbue School Quiz on Friday night

As always if you have any queries or concerns please contact the office.  Also feel free to visit our website at and follow us on twitter@kanturkgns.

Le gach dea mhéin



Derval Vaughan