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Inclement Weather

Please ensure your children wear appropriate footwear to school during inclement weather, snow/ice and wear a coat (hat, scarf, gloves). Runners are allowed and/or children can bring wellies in a bag to wear outdoors.


Please check the school website ( and/or Parents’ Association facebook page. A note will only be put up if the school is closed otherwise you can assume that school will be open for those for whom it is safe to travel.


Parents need to check with bus drivers if their bus is running. If school buses do not run please do not leave children at school without checking that school is open and making sure you have arranged collection when school is finished.  This also applies to parents who drop children to school by car.

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Parents’ Association Christmas Raffle

Reminder – Please send in your raffle cards and money collected to the class teacher no later than Friday 15th December, which is fast approaching. Thanking you in anticipation of a great response to be in with a chance of some fabulous prizes in time for Christmas.

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Book Fair

Book Fair at Billis NS next week from Tuesday 21st – Friday 24th November.  It is a great opportunity to buy books as Christmas gifts and to encourage your child’s interest in books and reading.  The school also benefits as a percentage of books sold is given in free books to the school.  Parents are also welcome to come in at lunchtime, 12.30pm – 1.00pm on Wednesday 22nd or 2.40pm to 3.10pm. on Thursday 23rd.

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Bailieboro Community School Open evening

See link below for details of Bailieboro Community Post Primary school Open Evening

Bailieborough Community School

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Christmas Raffle

The Christmas Raffle is a major fundraiser for the Parents’ Association. We are always lucky to receive very generous donations from local businesses. If you know anyone who would be interested in sponsoring a prize in this year’s raffle could you please let anyone on the committee know by midterm so the prize can be advertised on the cards. 
Many thanks

Parents’ Association


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AGM Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended last night‘s AGM. We had a very worthwhile discussion with Karen and Ven. Craig, discussed plans for the year ahead and elected a new committee. 
Please welcome to the committee the following officers:
Chairperson: Barbara Wilton
Secretary: Hollie Kane
Treasurer: Ruth Lochaden
Assistant Treasurer: Valerie Johnston
PR: Jannette Waller
Thank you to our outgoing treasurer Trevor Metcalfe and Valerie and Jannette who will continue in their roles. 
As outgoing chairperson I’d like to thank the committee and all the parents who have supported the PA in the last two years and look forward to another great year working together to make our children’s school the best it can be.
Jenny McEntee

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School directed to close again tomorrow (Tuesday 17th Oct) due to Weather Alert

All schools have been directed by The Department of Education and Skills to close again tomorrow, Tuesday 17th October . 

We urge everyone to abide by the warnings and stay indoors. Keep safe everyone.

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Fruit and Veg tasting at Billis!

Last Thursday, 15th June, the pupils brought in lots of different fruits and vegetables for our “tasting” day. Thank you to Jenny McEntee for introducing us to a wonderful new tool “The Spiraliser”. The courgette ‘spagetti’ made using it  proved very popular! 

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Fun Run

See attached photos from the fun run on Thursday 1st June organised by the Parent’s Association.

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Summer Barbeque

Everybody Welcome 

See attached link

Barbeque 2017


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