Ideal Christmas Present
New Car for the New Year. You now have a chance to win a new car or buy a friend a ticket to win a car and many other prizes.
Tickets are on sale in the school from Monday onwards. All proceeds go towards the development of our Astro Pitch.
There will be a meeting on Wednesday the 11th of December at 7.30 pm in the school library. This is an information meeting for the parents of students travelling.
5th Year Zeeko (Anti-Bullying Survey)
All 5th years recently had an anti-bullying workshop with Zeeko. The school would like some feedback on the talks.
Please fill in the survey by clicking on the link below.
Thank you for your time.
Green Schools Survey
Take my survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WDSDT8H
The Green-Schools Committee is carrying out an environmental review survey of litter and waste in the school.
We would appreciate it if you took two minutes to complete the following short survey.
Thanking you in advance for your support.
The Green-Schools Committee
Early finish on Tuesday 10th December
School will close at 12.45 pm on Tuesday 10th December to facilitate curriculum review. Thank you
1. School closed tomorrow (Friday) for students to facilitate a staff training day for all teachers.
2. School will finish @ 3:30pm on Tuesday 3rd December to facilitate the 2nd year & TY Parent Teacher Meeting.
Cash for Clobber
A huge thank you to all the families who brought in clothes over the last couple of weeks . Close to 900 kilograms of clothes were donated and nearly €400 raised for the Sports Development Fund. A huge thank you to all parents and students.
Transition Year Parent Teacher Meeting
The Transition Year Parent Teacher Meeting will take place on Tuesday 3rd December from 4.15 to 6.45.
Information Meeting and Parent Teacher Meeting 2nd Years
There will be an information meeting for 2nd year parents about Classroom Based Assessments on Tuesday 3rd December at 3.45 in the Library. Following this the Parent Teacher Meeting starts at 4.15 until 6.45.
Final Chance for a clear out before Christmas. Bags of clothes can be dropped into the office on Monday or Tuesday next week. The following can be placed in the bags. Bags were also given to students during the week.
Men’s, Ladies and Children’s clothing
Please see letter attached for further details.
Day of Reflection and History Trip to Croke Park and EPIC the Irish Emigration Museum..
Well done to all involved in the History Trip to Croke Park and EPIC. The students and teachers enjoyed lifting Sam and fulfilling dreams!
Taste of Louth Competition
Congratulations to Kate Murphy who won the best piped buttercream cupcake category at the Taste of Louth competition held in The Marches Shopping Centre on Friday 15th November. Also well done to Gemma O’Toole, Ava Russell and Zoe Gardiner for participating in the Christmas Flavour category.
Important dates for your calendar
Thursday 21st of November: School Finishes @ 3:30pm to facilitate a staff meeting.
Monday 25th November: School Closed.
Friday 29th November: School closed for students to facilitate a Staff Training Day.
College Awareness Week
Next week the school will be taking part in College Awareness Week. There will be various events running throughout the week.
We hope it may spark new ideas and broaden students outlook at the opportunities available.
Lunch Time Club for 1st & 2nd Year Students.
Lunch Time Club will begin next Tuesday in Nano Nagle @ 1:00pm for all 1st and 2nd year students.
Lunch Time club will help students in the following ways:
1. Senior Students will be available to help 1st & 2nd years with their homework.
2. Location to meet and make new friends.
Awards will be given out at the end of the year for the best attenders at Lunch Time Club.
Well done to the camogie teams who braved the elements today.
6th Year PT meeting
Reminder: CAO talk for all 6th year parents will be held in the Assembly Hall @ 3:00pm on tomorrow (Wednesday). The 6th Year PT meeting will follow.
Third Year Parent Meeting re TY 2020
There will be an important information meeting regarding Transition Year for 2020 2021 on Thursday 21st November at 8pm in the school Assembly Hall.
5th Year Internet Survey
Zeeko Internet Safety Workshops:
5th years will be attending a Internet Safety Workshop at the times below:
Internet Safety Seminar
9:00 – 10:30 5A & 5B
10:45- 12:45 5 C & 5 D
1:45 – 3:30 5 E, 5 F & LCA 1.
All 5th year students are asked to fill out the survey from the link below:
School finishes @ 3:30pm on Wednesday 13th November and School is closed for all Students on Thursday 14th November
Wednesday 13th November: School finishes @ 3:30pm to facilitate the 6th year PT meeting.
Thursday 14th November: School closed for all students to facilitate a Junior Cycle Training Day for all Teachers.
Ski Tour Place Available
A place has become available on the upcoming ski trip. If any students are interested speak to Ms Nolan ASAP.
Travelling the 28th December to 4th January 2020.
Refreshments for 5K Run
Parents Council are looking for cakes, buns and biscuits (Refreshments) for after the run on Sunday to be dropped into the school. All non perishable goods can be dropped into the gym from 3.30 to 6.30 on Friday and from 12 to 3 on Saturday. Items can also be dropped into the gym on the morning of the run from 9am.
Parents Council are also encouraging as many as possible to sign up for the 5 k Run.
School App - Version 5 Upgrade!
The App will be updated to Version 5 shortly. There are a range of new features which continue our drive towards a digital communications environment.
If you have auto updates turned on the update process will be done automatically. Otherwise you will see an UPDATE message in your Notifications screen. Select UPDATE to complete the process.
You will be asked to verify your mobile number during the update process. This must be the mobile number you have supplied to the school. Please note that only parents/students/teachers on the current schools list will be able to access the App. If you have changed your mobile number of if you have not supplied a mobile number you will not be able to access the App.
Please note that if you do not update your APP certain features, including Consent Forms will not be available.
If you experience any difficulty please email us at: email@example.com.
Unique School App Support Team
Our Lady's College 5K Run
Our Lady's College 5K Remembrance Run will take place on Sunday 10th November @12noon. We are encouraging as many students and parents to register for this run.
Oral Speaking for all 1st Year Students
As part of our Literacy Strategy we are encouraging all 1st year students to speak more in their classes over the coming months As part of this Initiative all 1st year students will present a topic in front of their class before Christmas. This initiative is called Operation Oracy. All 1st year students have been given the details of Operation Oracy. We would ask all parents/guardians to help their daughters with their oral presentations over the coming months. Details of Operation Oracy is attached in handout below.
6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting and College Talk
On Wednesday 13th November there will be a Parent Teacher Meeting for 6th years. Prior to the meeting at 3pm in the Assembly Hall there will be on College Options after the Leaving Certificate.
This will concern how to apply to various colleges.
Women of Louth 1916, talk by Ailbhe Rogers
Today past pupil Ailbhe Rogers spoke to 6th year history students about the role of Louth women in the fight for independence.
Irish Blood Transfusion Service - Drogheda
Irish Blood Transfusion Service
Next Clinics in Drogheda: Wednesday 6th November in St. Oliver’s National School and Monday 11th November.in St. Mary’s Primary School
Time: 4:30pm to 8:00pm.
Senior History Trip to Rome
The fee installment is due by the 24th October also passport numbers must be brought in this week.
School Finishes Today (Tuesday) @ 3:30pm.
Reminder: School finishes today @ 3:30pm to facilitate the 3rd year parent teacher meeting.
Drop Everything and Read
Reminder: All students are reminded to bring in a book this week. Drop Everything and Read is part of our Literacy Strategy. Prizes will be given to students who are reading at lunch and break time throughout the week.
Students are advised to read the attached leaflet for the designated times to read during the week.
School Reports for 6th and 3rd years.
School reports are now available online. If you have any problems please contact the office on Monday.
Drop Everything and Read
As part of Our Lady's College Literacy Strategy Drop Everything & Read will take place next week. Students are asked to bring in their own books to read at the designated times.
Please see the attached leaflet.
Student Registration for 5K.
Registration for students Wednesday at 10.30am. Get your pink t shirt before they are all gone!
Registration and T shirt €13 or
registration only €8.
All 2nd year students will going down town Thursday to complete a maths trail for Maths Week weather permitting.
Students must wear their full uniform.
School Finishes @ 3:30pm on Wednesday
School will finish @3:30pm on Wednesday 16th October to facilitate a staff meeting. Lunch will also be shortened by 15 minutes.Times for lunch and afternoon classes are below:
Lunch: 12:45 to 1:30
Period 6: 1:30- 2:10
Period 7: 2:10- 2:50
Period 8: 2:50 – 3:30
Our Lady's College Football
Good Luck to all the girls playing in various finals this weekend.
Attached is a photo of the new kit sponsored by Lidl. #SeriousSupport
Just a little reminder to all parents of students going on Our ski tour this year. Topflight balance MUST be paid by 20th Oct. An updated statement of payments was given to your daughter last week. Many Thanks A Nolan
Our Lady's College Breakfast Club
New menu launched this week for the breakfast club. Breakfast club is open every morning from 8:10am until 8:50am in the school gym. All students can purchase items in the breakfast club.