19th October 2018

The PTA and student council are delighted to host our annual cake sale in the hall this Friday. We are asking our school community to support this event for the provision of skipping workshops for the children in the school. Skipping is an excellent way to promote fitness, increased hand, feet and eye coordination and it’s lots of fun. We are looking for donations of cakes, buns, snacks and treats for the Cake Sale.We are looking for parent volunteers to support setting up the hall and stalls from 11am on Friday!

17th October 2018

Our games for wet day use have arrived in Powerstown ETNS! We purchased the games with the proceeds from the Student Council‘s ‘Pyjama Day’ event. Thanks again to all our families for helping us to make this exciting purchase. Our student council will be distributing them to classes tomorrow.”

28th September 2018

Thanks a million for your support for a very successful PJ day today. We’re just shy of raising €400 ?(full total will be announced on website/social media on Monday) for the purchase of school games for each class.
The student council will meet next week to discuss the types of games classes might like but if you have any suggestions for games that would be fun or even educational fun (the best kind of fun ?)  send them on before Tuesday of next week. The council will seek feedback from each class before we purchase as well.

21st September 2018

P.J. Day!

The Student Council are launching their first school event. Wear your pyjamas to school and contribute €2 to fundraise board games for each class.

PETNS Student Council
Our Student Council for 2018/2019 has been elected.

A big congratulations to all candidates and congratulations to our new committee members.

We look forward to hearing your plans for the year for Powerstown ETNS.

Student Council 2018
Class Rep 1 Rep 2
Chestnut Kuba Natalia
Ash Dahab Jabrill
Sycamore Aisling Muzammil
Oak Evan Darren
Rose Halley Sofia
Willow Jessica Maria
Hazel Chloe Davi
Lime Bela Viswaroop
Rowan Chidi Israel
Redwood Alex Róisín
Beech Andreea Sharmeen
Alder Noon Christian
Kamilah Vito Mayra
Birch Jack


Role of our Student Council

Our Student Council promotes the development of the school and the welfare of our students. In planning and undertaking activities during the course of the school year, the Council:

  • works closely with school management, teachers and parents
  • consults regularly with students in the school
  • involves as many students as possible in the activities of the Council.

There is a wide range of activities of benefit to our school community which the Student Council undertake:

1. Organise fundraisers: PJ Day, Cake Sale, Winter Fair, Movie Nights etc
2. Discuss with student body what we should fundraise for
3. Share the views and opinions of students to make our school a best it can be,
4. Communicate with school community through blogs, website and noticebaords
5. Share suggestions on how to make our school a better learning environment e.g. after school clubs, competitions we can enter, yard activities etc
6. Welcome and support new pupils that start in our school.
7. Share opinions on school policy
8. be actively involved in organisation of school events


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