HB’s Ice-cream fun day at Powerstown ETNS, June 14th 2019
It’s that time of year again - Powerstown ETNS will host our HB Ice Cream Fun day in aide of Down Syndrome Ireland!
On June 14th , each class will be getting their own delicious ice-cream to enjoy! We are asking all the boys and girls to donate €2 for this brilliant cause, Down Syndrome Ireland.
Down Syndrome Ireland is an organisation that is working to provide an Irish society where people with Down Syndrome have the same basic human rights to healthcare, education, employment opportunities and decision making as all other citizens. Please support this great cause!
Every parent knows the importance of reading and you’ll know the importance of a good school library – and not just for learning. Studies show that reading for pleasure doesn’t just give children an advantage academically; it can improve their wellbeing too!Nominate Powerstown ETNS to win by clicking the link below, and if your entry is picked, not only will your our school be able to refresh our library for generations of children to come with our massive €5,000 National Book Tokens prize, you’ll also take home €120 of National Book Tokens just for you. The more nominations our school receives, the higher their chances of winning so please spread the word and vote!
What: Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG rating)
When: 6-7.30pm Thursday May 16th 2019
Where: School Hall
Who: Everyone welcome
Tickets: €5 (single) €10 (family)
Our student council Movie Night in term 2 takes place on Thursday May 16th 2019 . The Student Council voted for the movie Ralph Breaks the Internet . The screening will take place in the school hall on the big projector just like at the cinema! Children are welcome to bring snacks and there will be a tuck shop selling treats on the night too. Children are welcome to bring along siblings, friends other family members. Tickets €5 (single) €10 (family) will be on sale outside the school every morning and afternoon. Tickets will also go on sale online.
The proceeds of the movie night will go towards the running costs of the Whole-School Musical -Annie. Please support our Movie night and bring all the family!
Our Bag2 school collection is taking place on Thursday 4th April. Please leave your bags of clothes and shoes in the designated area on Thursday morning 4th April.
We want to raise awareness about Down Syndrome this Thursday March 21st!
How can you help?...By wearing #LotsofSocks! You can wear lots of socks, odd socks, brightly coloured socks, long socks, printed socks, 1 sock, even 3 socks to represent 3 chromosomes! If you don't usually wear socks, wear them on Thursday!
Wear them at home, school, work, on the bus, in the shop...wherever you will be on Thursday March 21st! Lets get people talking and raise awareness!
A chairde! Parents, Guardians and friends!
This week we will be celebrating Irish language and culture as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge. We will be busy learning Irish songs and dances, playing games through Irish, reading and writing stories, listening to Irish music and promoting the Irish language throughout the school.
We would like to invite you to join in the fun this Friday 15th March.
We would be delighted if anyone would like to contribute baked goods for our Irish Breakfast morning. Some ideas of Irish foods include:
Soda bread or brown bread
Barmbrack or fruit bread
Spreads: blackberry jam, apple jelly or Irish butter.