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Congratulations!!

Well done to all classes in the school for participating in the Primary Discover Science and Maths Awards 2016/17. The school received the Plaque of Excellence for the amazing work done throughout the year! Comhghairdeas gach duine!!

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MUSIC EVENT AT ABBEY TAVERN – SATURDAY, JUNE 17 – CANCELLED

FYI – The Music Event at the Abbey Tavern in Howth scheduled for Saturday, June 17th has been CANCELLED. Thanks to those who showed an interest. We may look at pulling together a similar event in the future.

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Summer Fair Fundraising Event – Sunday, June 11, 2017 12:30 – 4:30 pm

UPDATED:  AS OF WEDNESDAY,  JUNE 8

  • 5th & 6th class student volunteer permission slips due asap.
  • We still need volunteers to help with Books, Bric-a-Brac & Toys, Cafe and Gate Entry.  Please consider volunteering for one of the two shifts: 12:10 pm – 2:30 pm or 2:20 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Set up:  Friday after school to set up some stalls & on Sunday from 9:45 am onwards
  • Bring in donations of used toys, books, clothing & bric-a-brac to the shared area.

Click here for copy of the note which went home in bags today.

It is nearly time for our annual Summer Fair Family Fundraising Event at North Bay.  We hope that many of you are joining us with your family & friends for a very fun event which raises much-needed funds for our school.   Come hungry as we plan on having loads of delicious BBQ, International food, a café featuring Bewley’s coffee & tea, cake stall, ice cream the very popular game area, face painting, bouncy castle, used clothing (new this year!), books, toys & bric-a-brac, plant stall and more!

While it is a lot of fun, it takes a lot of work to pull together.  To make it so successful, we need to have many volunteers and are asking for your help. 

COME GET INVOLVED – HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP

WORK A STALL
Every stall at the event will need staff for two hour shifts. Shift 1: 12:10-2:30 pm & Shift 2: 2:20-4:30 pm.  We have stalls which still require supervision so please reach out today.  Permission slips for volunteers from 5th & 6th class were sent home yesterday but can also be downloaded here.  Please turn into teachers asap but no later than Wed, 7th June.

SET UP & CLEAN UP
We are looking for helpers to set up on Friday afterschool, and Sunday starting at 9:45 am. This includes decorations, moving tables, laying out all the items, building up the marquees, etc.  And then at the end of the event, help tidy up – the more hands, the better!

DONATIONS OF TOYS, BOOKS, BRIC-A-BRAC ITEMS & USED CLOTHING!
Here is your chance to clear out any unwanted clothing (new this year), toys, bric-a-brac and books for ages 7+, CDS & DVDS.  We ask that all items please be in sellable, good condition.  Please bring in these items and put in the back room behind the SHARED AREA now. 

CAFÉ & CAKE STALL ITEMS
Nut-free treats for the cake stall are welcome the morning of the event. If you can’t get it there early, no worries, please bring along when you come.

MAKE A FAVOURITE INTERNATIONAL DISH
Our International food table, featuring cuisine from around the world, is always a highlight of this event.  If you have a special International dish which you would like to make and have not yet let us know, please contact Mertxe at 0879402755 to arrange.

RAFFLE TICKETS
Raffle tickets were sent home on Thursday, May 25.  Extra tickets are available by the blue box and will also be for sale at the event.  Tickets are €2. each or 6 for €10.     Please put completed tickets, along with full payment, into the blue box by Thursday, June 8.

We have some terrific prizes this year including:

Bewley’s Hamper
Two Passes to JumpZone in Santry
Tickets to the Viking Theatre Clontarf
(5)
20 vouchers for Kanoodle Clontarf
Butler’s Chocolate Presentation Box
Original piece from Brookwood Pottery
50 voucher for Zipit Forest Adventure
Family tickets to The Little Museum of Dublin
Voucher for family bowling at Leisureplex Coolock
Game of 18-Hole Foot Golf for four at Deer Park Foot Golf Howth
Pair of tickets to The Dublin Horse Show on Sunday, August 13 at RDS
Breakfast for two at Kennedy’s Café in Clontarf, Raheny, Killester or Phibsboro

Drawing takes place around 4:15 pm & as always, you do not have to be present to win!

Any questions or want to get in touch to volunteer please text 085 8715312 or email us at Northbayfundraising@gmail.com

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE SUMMER FAIR WILL BENEFIT THE SCHOOL.  WE ARE CURRENTLY RAISING FUNDS TO RESURFACE THE JUNIOR SECTION OF THE SCHOOL YARD IN 2018.

 

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Re-Election of a Female Parent Nominee to the Board of Management of the School

BOM – Elections Call for FEMALE Parent Nominations Letter

Please click link above to see the letter which was sent home on May 22, 2017.

re: Re-Election of a Female Parent Nominee to the Board of Management of the School

The Patron Committee is now arranging for a special election to fill the one female position as Parent Nominee who will serve until November 30, 2019.  The Patron now welcomes anyone who is interested in putting themselves forward as a nominee.  Alternatively, please encourage others who you think would be suitable and willing to go forward for election to nominate themselves.

A meeting will be held in the school on Wednesday, 7 June 2017 between 8:40 am – 9:40 am and from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm specifically for the acceptance of nominations to which all parents/guardians are invited.

 Alternatively, you may submit your completed form (found on attached letter) into the blue box before that date and will be received before the above mentioned dates. 

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HOODIES & TSHIRTS GOING HOME THURSDAY

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North Bay’s Annual Summer Fair Family Fundraising Event

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It is nearly time for our annual Summer Fair Family Fundraising Event at North Bay.  We hope that many of you are joining us with your family & friends for a very fun event which raises much-needed funds for our school.   Come hungry as we plan on having loads of delicious BBQ, International food, a café featuring Bewley’s coffee & tea, cake stall, ice cream the very popular game area, face painting, bouncy castle, used clothing (new this year!), books, toys & bric-a-brac, plant stall and more!
While it is a lot of fun, it takes a lot of work to pull together.  To make it so successful, we need to have many volunteers and are asking for your help. 

COME GET INVOLVED – HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP

WORK A STALL
Every stall at the event will need staff for two hour shifts. Shift 1: 12:10-2:30 pm & Shift 2: 2:20-4:30 pm.  We have stalls which still require supervision so please reach out today. Permission slips for student volunteers from 5th & 6th class will be sent home soon.

SET UP & CLEAN UP 
We are looking for helpers to set up on Friday afterschool, and Sunday starting at 9:45 am. This includes decorations, moving tables, laying out all the items, building up the marquees, etc.  And then at the end of the event, help tidy up – the more hands, the better!

DONATIONS OF TOYS, BOOKS, BRIC-A-BRAC ITEMS & USED CLOTHING!
Here is your chance to clear out any unwanted clothing (new this year), toys, bric-a-brac and books for ages 7+, CDS & DVDS.  We ask that all items please be in sellablegood condition.  Please bring in these items and put in the back room behind the SHARED AREA.

CAFÉ & CAKE STALL ITEMS
Nut-free treats for the cake stall are welcome the morning of the event. If you can’t get it there early, no worries, please bring along when you come.

MAKE A FAVOURITE INTERNATIONAL DISH 
Our International food table, featuring cuisine from around the world, is always a highlight of this event.  If you have a special International dish which you would like to make and have not yet let us know, please contact Mertxe at 0879402755 to arrange.

BUY & SELL RAFFLE TICKETS

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Raffle tickets will be sent home on Thursday, May 25.  Extra tickets are available by the blue box and will also be for sale at the event.  Tickets are €2. each or 6 for €10.     Please put completed tickets, along with full payment, into the blue box by Thursday, June 8.

We have some terrific prizes this year including:

Bewley’s Hamper
Two Passes to JumpZone in Santry
Tickets to the Viking Theatre Clontarf
(5) 
20 vouchers for Kanoodle Clontarf
Butler’s Chocolate Presentation Box
Original piece from Brookwood Pottery
50 voucher for Zipit Forest Adventure
Family tickets to The Little Museum of Dublin
Voucher for family bowling at Leisureplex Coolock
Game of 18-Hole Foot Golf for four at Deer Park Foot Golf Howth
Pair of tickets to The Dublin Horse Show on Sunday, August 13 at RDS
Breakfast for two at Kennedy’s Café in Clontarf, Raheny, Killester or Phibsboro

Drawing takes place around 4:15 pm & as always, you do not have to be present to win!

Any questions or want to get in touch to volunteer please text 085 8715312 or email us at Northbayfundraising@gmail.com

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE SUMMER FAIR WILL BENEFIT THE SCHOOL.

SAVE THE DATE:
North Bay Fundraiser Music Gig coming to the
Abbey Tavern in Howth on the 17th June. 
Tickets will be €10 and available for purchase at the Summer Fair. 

More details about the event, line up and evening will be announced soon. 

PERMISSION SLIPS FOR 5th & 6TH CLASS STUDENTS  - DOWNLOAD HERE

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PTA Special Project Survey – Have your Say!

PTA Special Project Survey – Have your Say!

The Parent Teacher Association has accumulated a surplus in reserves over a number of years. The Committee has concluded that the best way forward is to make €5,000 available to invest in a project or projects which would add value to the school community over a number of years.
In order to achieve the best outcome we are consulting with all stakeholders.

Parents / guardiansPlease discuss with your children and put forward suggestions for potential projects as a family by Monday 15th May, using this survey link:  http://bit.ly/2puk959
Teachers and non-parent members of the Board of Management have also been invited to submit suggestions.

All the suggestions received will be considered by the PTA. The Principal and Board of Management will then be consulted before a suitable project (or projects) is selected. We hope to select a project before the end of the school year, for implementation before the end of the calendar year if possible.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR SAY BY MONDAY 15TH MAY
*If you would prefer to submit your ideas on paper, please download this paper version of the survey: PaperVersion

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