Archive for May, 2017

Danceathon in aid of BUMBLEance and Aoibheann’s Pink Tie

Well done to everyone for taking part in the Danceathon in aid of BUMBLEance, ambulance for children charity and Aoibheann’s Pink Tie, a charity for children with cancer. We raised €100! And had fun in the process!!

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Treasure Island comes to Billis!

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JUNIOR SCHOOL TOUR

Infants-2nd class had a brilliant school tour on Friday 26th May to GR8 entertainment, Castleblayney, followed by a picnic and leisurely stroll around Erica’s Fairy Forest on the way home. A big thank you to Edna Smith and Ann Lundie for helping on the day!

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Reminders of upcoming events in May/June 2017

Some notes/reminders for the coming weeks!

  • Active week is next week (Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June). Ms Doughty has lots of active activities planned for the pupils! All pupils should wear their PE uniform every day next week.
  • As part of the school’s activities for active week next week, the Parents Association will be holding a family 5km fun run / walk in Deerpark Forest in Virginia on Thursday June 1st at 6.30pm. There will be refreshments in the rugby clubhouse afterwards. Everyone is welcome to join in. It’s only €3 (per person) to take part. Money will be collected on the evening. All proceeds go towards paying for our wonderful outdoor classroom. Please support this fun, social event.
  • Fun day at the pool is on Friday 2nd June for pupils from 1st to 6th The pupils will be in the pool from 11:45am to 12:30pm.
  • Please send in a stamped, self-addressed envelope before Friday 9th June so that your child/children’s end of year report cards can be posted home. Please make sure the envelope is big enough to fit reports for all of your children. 
  • Reminder: Stamps are now €1!
  • The senior tour (for 3rd to 6th class) is on Wednesday 14th June. Reminder: There is no school for pupils from Junior Infants to 2nd class that day.
  • Book Deposit of €50 per pupil must be paid by Friday 16th Thank you to all those who have already paid this.
  • The graduation ceremony for 6th class pupils and their parents/families is on Wednesday 21st June at 1pm.
  • The Induction morning for Junior Infants starting school next year is on Thursday 22nd June from 9:30am to 11am. There is a short meeting for their parents from 9:30am to 9:45am on that morning.

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Summer Barbeque

Everybody Welcome 

See attached link

Barbeque 2017

 

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Rugby Blitz

3rd-6th class girls took part in a rugby blitz in Virginia Rugby Club on Friday 19th May. All the girls played very well and enjoyed the experience.

 

 

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Draft School Calendar 2017-18

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The day the lambs came to school

A big thank you to Seamus McPhillips for bringing his two pet lambs to school today. The children really enjoyed petting them and feeding them. It was a fitting end to the Farm theme which the Infants have been learning about in Aistear.

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Bus Eireann Information

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