Weekly Calendar - Vol. 4 Issue 28.                                                                                                     Monday 8th April – Friday 12th April 2019

     

DATE

EVENT

ETA

SCHOOL ALERTS

Please note, you will not receive text notifications from the College unless you register with www.schoolalerts.ie

If we had your number and you received texts from us previously you will need to register by logging onto www.schoolalerts.ie and confirming your number. It is a very quick process. Kindly see the email on November 22nd from the College.

Should any parent wish to add a second number, email Ms. Dowling This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will add your number. Once Ms. Dowling has confirmed back to you that you are on the system you will then need to register by going to www.schoolalerts.ie  There is no cost to parents at any stage.

 

Day Pupils

If your son/daughter:

(i)                 will be absent

(ii)               will be late

(iii)             will be leaving the school early any day

could you please contact the school, preferably by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling 056-7761544.

 

 

 

Kilkenny College Drama Society is staging ‘Blood Brothers, the play’ on Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16th of May in the McAdoo Hall. Each show commences at 730pm. Students are encouraged to attend on the Tuesday night. Tickets are on sale in the Front Hall each lunchtime from Monday April 29th. Student tickets are €5 and Adult tickets are €10. Any parent wishing to purchase tickets may do so through their son/daughter. Many thanks in advance for your continued support.”

 

Wednesday 10th April

TENNIS

Junior Boys B Division 3 v Castleknock College away. Match start time 1.30 pm.

Minor Boys v Terenure College away. Match start time 1.00 pm

Junior A Boys v Gonzaga College away. Match start time 1.30 pm

GIRLS HOCKEY

Junior B1 v Loreto School Kilkenny at home on pitch C (South East Junior Cup Final) 1pm PB

7.00 pm

7.00 pm

7.00 pm

Thursday 11th April

HOME ECONOMICS

Form 4 Home Economics class trip to Butlers Chocolate Factory Dublin departing at 8 am.

VACCINATIONS

Form 1 Boys and Girls Vaccinations in McAdoo Hall.

For Girls: Second and Final dose of HPB Vaccination.

For Boys and Girls: Meningitis C Booster.

GEOGRAPHY

Ms. Holmes Form 1R Geography class trip to Dunmore Caves

PARENTS ASSOCIATION

Parents Association supporting Transition Year Project presentations 7.00 pm at McAdoo Hall.

This is the second year the event is being run –organised by Richard Willis the TY co-ordinator, with judging and prizes provided by the Parents Association, co-ordinated by Eileen Spens. The eight best projects will be judged by four judges from the Parents Association - Jenny Cahill, Brian Scobie, Sharon O’Gorman and Rebecca Moran.  The Parents’ Association wishes to complement the Transition Year students on the quality of presentations received for judging.

1.30 pm

1.25 pm

Friday 12th April

Form 1 Boys and Girls Vaccinations in McAdoo Hall.

For Girls: Second and Final dose of HPB Vaccination.

For Boys and Girls: Meningitis C Booster.

Easter Holidays. School finishes at 3.40 pm.

 

 

Advanced Notice

Date

Event

Tuesday 30th April

Transition Year Tourism Class trip to Kilkenny City tour of Landmarks.

Wednesday 1st May

Tennis: Senior Boys v St. Killian’s School away at Kilkenny Tennis Club. 1 pm start.

Thursday 2nd May

Dawn Chorus 5.30 am in Kilkenny City.

Tennis: Minor Boys match away to Clongowes Wood College. 3 pm start.

Transition Year Annual Tractor Run in aid of the Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care Team.

Friday 3rd May

Ms. Boland’s Form 1W Geography class trip Dunmore Caves

Tuesday 7th May

Tennis:

Minor Boys v Blackrock College away in Kilkenny Tennis Club. 12.30 pm start

Junior A Boys v Blackrock College away in Kilkenny Tennis Club. 1.30 pm start

Transition Year Tourism class trip to St. Canice’s Cathedral and Round Tower.

Form 5 Mentors and Form 4 & Form 5 Dorm Prefects trip to Castlecomer Discovery Park.

Wednesday 8th May

Tennis:

Seniors Boys v Clonkeen College away in Kilkenny Tennis Club. Match start time to be confirmed.

Junior B Boys v Presentation School Bray away in Kilkenny Tennis Club. 1.30 pm start.

Friday 10th May

Form 4 Parent Teacher Meeting.

Tuesday 14th May

Transition Year Tourism class trip to Kilkenny Castle.

Kilkenny College Drama Society production of Blood Brothers, a play by Willy Russell.

15th and 16th May

Kilkenny College Drama Society production of Blood Brothers, a play by Willy Russell.

OUR

LIBRARY

Opening Hours for students:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4 pm – 5.15 pm.

Lunchtime 1.45 pm – 2.15 pm Monday to Friday.

Teatime 5.45 pm – 6.15 pm Tuesday and Thursday.

Students may only borrow books by using their Smart Card to do so. No Card - No Book. Mobile phones are not permitted in the Library.

SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

Students with Special Dietary Requirements

We are updating our list of students who have special dietary requirements or food intolerances.

If you feel your name ought to be included on this list and currently is not, you are requested to check with Nurse. Alternatively, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DAY PUPILS

SIGNING OUT

In circumstances where you wish to sign your child out before end of school day please be advised this must be done by 9.30 am by either:

·       Phone Call: 056 - 7761544

·       Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·       Note in School Journal.                            

Text messages are not acceptable.                     Please give the reason why your child is leaving early.

SCHOOL PHOTOS

The annual school photographs are now available from https://my.stickyfolios.com/rsmzmgr6khsd

DISCLAIMER

Parents/Guardians who leave their children on the Campus prior to 8.25 am are notified that there is no supervision provided at that time.

CYCLISTS

All cyclists are highly advised to wear a helmet, reflective gear and to have working lights on their bicycle.

STUDENTS CARS

Parents/Guardians are reminded that students are never permitted to drive cars on the Campus.

For more information about Kilkenny College please visit our website www.kilkennycollege.ie

You can also follow us on Twitter @kilkennycollege, this is updated every day.

You can also follow us on INSTAGRAM kilkennycollege where there are over 1,900 photos and short video clips of life

at the College.

We also have a ‘LinkedIn’ page “Friends and Alumni Kilkenny College”

Transition Year activities can also be viewed on TYeye.ie

Tel. 056 7761544                                                    

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Simon Thompson

Principal

Kilkenny College