Next Meeting: JANUARY 

DATE & TIME TBC – By Parent/Guardian Poll

Email will be sent out to parents to vote on suitable date & time.

December Meeting Minutes

Hi All,

Please find attached the meeting minutes from the last PTA.

If anyone of you are free for a quick photograph of members of the PTA during the Winter Fair please make yourself known to Teodora who will be manning the Art Exhibition stand at the fair.
We are hoping to get a photo of the PTA at 2:00pm, it’s good opportunity to promote our growing PTA amongst other parents in the school.

There will be a google poll sent out in the New Year to decide the next date of the next PTA meeting.

I hope to see you there.

Kind regards,



PTA Agenda Powerstown ETNS




4/12/2017 @6.30pm


Hi parents,

According to our google poll the next feasible date for a meeting is next Monday, December 4th at 6:30pm. We will meet in Anita’s junior infant room, Chestnut class on the ground floor of the school. Please let any other interested parents you may know, aware of the meeting to help our PTA grow.

Our meeting agenda is attached below.
I hope to see you all there then.Kind regards,

PTA Agenda 4Dec17



Dear PTA

As per our meeting minutes we require your decision on what date to host our next PTA meeting. Please select an appropriate date below. Hopefully we can find one date that suits the majority.

Click here for poll



Dear all,

Please find attached the minutes from our PTA meeting last week.

Please note the ‘action person’ column for the role you have requested to assist with in the Winter Fair. I will shortly send out a google poll to decide upon the next PTA meeting date. It was decided in the meeting that we have another evening date to suit the majority of attendees at the last meeting.

Please contact the school for letter for raffle prizes which is to be used when approaching local businesses for prizes. Many thanks for your continued support with this. The raffle is an integral part of the Winter Fair.

Thank you all for you attendance, it was great to see the PTA numbers grow! Don’t forget our coffee mornings are every Friday in the parents room in the afternoon.

Kind regards,







january pta

Thanks to everyone who came to our PTA meeting on Tuesday December 6th @7pm.

Our Next Meeting is on Monday, January 30th @7pm. 

We would love to see some new faces. New members are always welcome!

Please find minutes from December’s meeting below. Agenda will be posted shortly.

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December PTA

Thanks to everyone who came to our PTA meeting on Tuesday November 16th @7pm.  

Our Next Meeting is on Tuesday December 6th @7pm. 

We would love to see some new faces. New members are always welcome!

Please find minutes from November’s meeting below. Agenda will be posted shortly. 

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Next PTA meeting is Tuesday November 15th @7pm in Ash Room.


Click here for the agenda for November’s meeting.

Click here for minutes from October’s Meeting.




Our first PTA meeting for 2016/2017 school year will take place at 7pm on Tuesday 11/10/2016 in the school. ALL parents/guardians are welcome to attend.

We hope to elect our committee members and roles at this meeting. If you are interested in becoming a committee member, please sign up here

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 11th at 7pm.

Thea, Maeve & PTA


P.T.A. AGM Minutes

Thank you to all parents who attended our recent PTA Annual General Meeting on 4/10/2016. Please find minutes below for your perusal.

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PTA_AGM_v2 Parent Teacher Association Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.) is on Tuesday, 4th of October 2016 at 8.30am in the school.

All parents & guardians are strongly encouraged to attend.

At this meeting there will be two main items:

  • The PTA 2015-2016 events and fundraising report
  • The election of the new PTA committee for 2016-2017.  Each year a new committee is elected from the parent body.  This committee runs until the next AGM in September 2017.

If you are interested in getting involved in the school community more via the new PTA Committee please attend on the morning or fill in the form at the bottom of this page in order to put yourself forward for the PTA committee.

If you have any questions about the roles or process you can email Maeve on  For more information on the PTA Committee and roles you can read this document from the National Parents Council <<click here>>



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Parent Representative from each class

The PTA are hoping to enlist at least one parent (maximum of 2) from every class to the PTA to help communicate with all parents’ in their child’s class. The school are sending out an electronic form, text message and email to look for representatives from each class. If more than two parents put their names forward, will will put a lottery system in place. If you are interested, please speak to Ann in office, Carina from PTA or fill in electronic form here

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Parents have a weekly coffee morning on a Friday @ 8.30am. All parents are welcome to attend.

During these mornings we chat over coffee and treats.

Children and toddlers are welcome to come too!

We hope to see you there soon.



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Create a Multicultural Library: Ongoing


The PTA have decided that one of the priorities for fundraising and for the school community is to develop a Multicultural Library in the school. Fundraising initiatives will support this but parents and community members are key to making this a success. You may have some of the items we are looking for at home, or you may be able to pick up some items on your travels or holidays. 

We are looking for:

  • Children’s books in different languages
  • Bi-lingual books – books in English & another language
  • Books about different countries / cultures
  • Books about different religions

 We are in the process of drafting a wish list and will post it shortly

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The Parent Teacher Association 

Who are the Parents’ Association?  WE ARE!!!!

Every parent/guardian is part of the Parents Association.

PETNS has a vibrant and energetic Parents’ Association. Each new year brings new energy and new blood.

We would like to introduce all parents to our Parents Teacher Association for the 2015/2016 School Year. 

Our PTA are very active within our school and encourage all parents to get involved as much as they can. They encourage regular use of our parents room and initiate many activities throughout the school year. PTA regularly leave messages for parents on noticeboard and blackboard outside, & on school website and newsletter.

The picture to the left is the cohert of our PTA. We have many other members who are actively involved in the PTA, but did not make the photo shoot!


Chairperson: Carina

Treasurer: Mareth

Secretary: Maeve



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  • Chairperson: Carina Ewertowski

  • Secretary: Maeve Collopy

  • Treasurer: Mareth Magrat

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