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Voluntary Contributions: are still being sent in. Many thanks to all who have paid so far. With rising costs, funds are needed now more than ever.

Congratulations to Rang 6: who made their Confirmation on 9th March. Many thanks to the choir who sang brilliantly (as usual!).

Bingo: The Bingo night took place on 24th March in Cuala. This amazing Parent’s Association fundraising event raised €3112.64. The Parents’ Association would like to thank everyone who supported the event & in particular Oliver Mc Cabe (past pupil!) who was MC on the night.
Bag Packing: Took place on March 11th & 12th. The Parents’ Association would like to thank all the pupils in Rang 5 & 6 who helped out. They made an amazing total of €1115! Maith Sibh!

Scríobh Leabhar/Write Book Winners:-
Gradam Árd Mholadh
Rang 2 Dónal Ó Nuanain Alsander Mac Grifín, Cian Mac Cearáin, Concobhar ó Flannagán
Rang 3 Seamus Mac Searraigh Toirealach Mac Aogáin Masún, Garbhán Laimbeart, Sebastian Snyman
Rang 4 Tomás Ó Hógain Cillian ó Neill ó Díomaín, Conchúr ó Bruadair, Dónall ó Dúghaill
Rang 5 Seamus Ó Muiri Stiofan Mac Dúghaill, Jude Webb, Seamus Hoireabard
Rang 6 Sam Ledoux Bobby Connolly, Cian Rainsford, Fionn Graham
Seanfhocail/ Nathanna Cainte Competition Winners:-
Rang 2 1st Adam Mac Cormaic
2nd Cian Mac Cearáin
3rd Dáithí Ó Duibheannaigh
Rang 3 1st Toirealach Mac Aogáin Masún
2nd Dónall ó Maoileáin
3rd Tomás ó Beacháin
Rang 4 1st Remy Ó Muiris
2nd Donall de Faoite
3rd Aodh Mac Aogáin
Rang 5 1st Milo Ó Coinn
2nd Searleas Ó Fionnalaigh
3rd Jude Webb
Rang 6 1st Fionn ó Greacháin
2nd Roibeárd ó Conghaile
3rd Liam Laimbeart

Tráth na gCeist:
Foireann 9: Milo ó Coinn, Finan Goff, Cormac Mac Aodhagain, Diarmuid de Paor, Alex
Foireann 5: Steafán Mc Dúghaill, Cian Chuilleanáin, Tomás ó Caiside, Daithi ó Duibheannaigh, Pádraig Mac Uidhir, Scott Mac Uladh.

Stagecraft Poetry Festival 2017: 18 pupils from Harold Boys’ N.S. represented the school at the recent Festival. All of them took home awards including 7 medals. This festival has been running for over 20 years and attracts more than 700 entries from over 20 local schools. The ability to perform a poem in public helps instil confidence, self-esteem and communication skills. These qualities are more important now than ever. Well done to all.

Medal Winners –
Gold Medals: Cian McCarron, Collie Breslin, Conor Brodrick
Silver Medals: Bobby Connolly, Charlie O’Neill
Bronze Medals: Cian Rainsford, Leo Skinner
Commendations –
Rory O’Mahony, Declan Jones, Matthew Meehan, Stephen McDowell, Conor Flanagan, Cian Cullen, Jose Maria Alvarez, Andrew Meehan, Dylan Owens, Cillian O’Neill Diamond, Hugh Egan.

Green Schools: We had Linda and TJ from the WSPCA in to talk to us about their work at Sharpeshill Animal Sanctuary. We heard about some of the abandoned or poorly cared for animals who had been taken in by the sanctuary and brought back to full health. TJ brought in Jinx, a dog who had been abandoned but who TJ now looks after and is really happy. We’d like to thank TJ, Linda and Jinx for their visit! We also attended Environment the Musical at the Lexicon Theatre, Dún Laoghaire. The musical told the story of Millview Park and its litter problem. It highlighted a lot of what we learned during our work on the Litter and Waste theme and the performances by Monkstown Park Junior School and Rathmichael Primary Schools were excellent.
Gaeilgeoir na Seachtaine
Rang 2 Seosamh María Alvarez de Mendizabal
Oilibhéar Ó Duinn Mac Geargáin
Cian Chuilleanáin
Oisín ó hifearnáin
Rang 3 Darragh Breatnach
Darragh Breatnach
Seamus Mac Searraigh
Andre Costa Macedo Fontes
Rang 4 Remy Ó Muiris
Lorcán Ó Flaithmhín
Jack Gatti
Rang 5 Ruairí ó Mathúna
Ciaran ó Mír
Déaglán Mac Seoin
Rang 6 Cormac Mac Aogáin
Euan Webb
Ruairí Mac Craith

Sports News: Best of luck to our Tennis Team who are currently taking part in the Leinster Tennis Primary School League. Many thanks to their parents who are providing lifts and supervising the matches.
The winners of the Ronan Maguire perpetual tournament
Well done to Team 1: Euan Webb, Harry Brereton, Jude Webb, Ronan Walsh, Conor Brodrick, Daniel Doyle, Riley King & Conor Westbrook, with Captain Jamie Brack. Many thanks to Ronan’s family who presented the plaque to the winning team.
3rd April Scríobh Leabhar/ Write A Book Ceremony, Killiney Castle
7th April 12 noon to April 24th 8.50 am Easter Holidays
1st May School Closed. Public Holiday
13th May 11am 1st Communion Rang 2

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