Agreed Report from Board of Management May 2014

Board of Management Meeting

20th May 2014 Agreed Report


Letter from the Department of Education and Skills informing the Board of Management that the school’s request for funding under the Summer Works Scheme has been declined.

Letter from the Town Council informing the Board that the revised location for the proposed Astro Turf Pitch has been approved. Work is due to commence on this project shortly. The Board expressed its thanks to the Town Council for its funding towards this project and to Creagh Parents’ Association for their support.

WSE Report

The BOM congratulated the Principal and the staff on the recent Whole School Evaluation Report, which affirms the high quality of teaching and learning in the school. The Principal informed the BOM of the proposals to address the areas identified in the report as being in need of further development. The BOM finalised its response to the DES. The full report will be published on the DES website shortly.

75th Anniversary of the School

The BOM proposes to mark this occasion during the first term of the new school year.

First Communion

The BOM congratulates the two second classes on the receipt of their First Holy Communion. The Board extends its thanks to their class teachers, Ms Regina Power and Ms Emer O’ Sullivan, to the pupils in the choir, the organist, Ms Sinéad Cahalan and choir directors, Mrs Caroline Gallagher and Mrs Áine Bleahene. Sincere thanks also to Fr Declan Mc Inerney, chief celebrant, Fr Garvey, Fr O’ Donovan and Fr Killeen.

8th Green Flag

The BOM congratulates the school on receipt of its 8th Green Flag. Many thanks to project coordinator, Aine Bleahene, pupils and staff on this great achievement.

Scór na bPáistí/ CU Factor

The BOM extends its congratulations to David Ward, winner of the solo singing competition at the recent county final of Scór na bPáistí. Congratulations also to the other participants:

Instrumental Group: Mark Gallagher, Brian Feeney, Clodagh Powell, Chloe Johnston and Maria Colohan.

Sean Nós Dancing: Sarah Jane Ruane

Figure Dancing: Chloe Johnston, Orla Madden, Abbie Cunningham and Clodagh Powell

Congratulations to Niamh Costello and Dariya Plaksiy who came first in the Irish Dancing category and to Amy Costello who came second in Sean Nós Dancing.

School Tours: 2nd-6th Classes

June 20th 2014: School closed for all other classes.

Votes of Sympathy:

Carmel Grealy, on the death of her husband Jimmy.

Ann Lohan on the death of her father-in-law, John Lohan.

The BOM extends its sympathy to all families who have suffered bereavement.

Treasurer’s Report

The treasurer presented her report to the BOM.


Date of Next Meeting: June 17th 2014.

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