Dear fellow parents, We all know the struggles of the Autumn and Winter seasons! The runny noses, cold and dark mornings calling for some warm blanket cuddles or just a few more minutes of sleep under a comfy duvet. The weather does not encourage anyone to go outside and play. We can all relate to Continue Reading
The Powerstown ETNS boys GAA team took part in the first Tyrrelstown blitz this week with Gaelscoil an Cuilinn and Tyrrelstown ETNS. The children did their school proud and played brilliantly in windy conditions. A special mention to the 3rd/4th class boys who were unbeaten on the day! We’re all looking forward to the next Continue Reading
As part of our November ‘Every School Day Counts’ 20 day challenge – to raise awareness in the school community – we are running a poster competition throughout the school. As a collaborative family project at home, we ask that posters about the importance of coming to school are made and submitted to class teachers Continue Reading
As part of TUSLA’s (The Child and Family Agency) ‘Every School Day Counts’ national attendance campaign, in the month of November, our school will we taking part in the 20 day challenge. This attendance awareness campaign runs annually in schools across Ireland focusing on improved attendance with the aim of boosting children to get the most Continue Reading
A parent from our school will be running Pilates classes for adults at PETNS each Monday at 6:30pm! Classes start on Monday November 4th and she will be offering a taster class on the 21st of October at 6:30pm for €5. See poster below for more information!
A huge thank you to our wonderful PTA and parent body for celebrating ‘International Teachers Day’ last Friday with such lovely treats, kind gestures and beautiful flowers. All the staff at Powerstown ETNS feel very lucky to work with such a thoughtful community. Míle Buíochas (A thousand thanks)
Last week we had a very exciting visitor to the school – a hedgehog that we named Sonic! The children were very interested to see an actual hedgehog – especially as they are primarily nocturnal animals. Hedgehogs are usually out and about preparing for hibernation at this time of the year so we have found a Continue Reading