Scoil Réalt na Mara – Parents Council Newsletter – December 2018

Míle buíochas as ucht bhur dtacaíocht i rith na bliana! We would like to thank you all for the support for our activities so far this year. We hope everyone is having a great year and looking forward to the Christmas Season. The Parents Committee have been busy and we have some Christmas treats planned for the children before the holidays!

Santa Dust
Our traditional Santa Dust is for Sale again this year, this is always a winner with the children and a vital part of Christmas Eve !!! (make sure it is spread well so Santa and the Reindeer can see it clearly. ) €2 from the Oifig or in the shops around the town!

Christmas Raffle
This is a very important fundraiser for the Parents Committee and the school! Tickets for the fantastic prizes have been sent home – so please check for them. The draw will take place on Fri December 21st. If your not in, you can’t win!

School Calendars 2019
The 2019 school calendar, with a photo of each class, will be available for €10 each. They make ideal Christmas presents for grandparents etc. and can be purchased in the Oifig or from the Rang 6 pupils at the school plays.

Christmas Decorations
Another gorgeous selection of Christmas decorations, handmade and decorated by the pupils in Rang 6, Rang 5 and Rang 4 will also be available at a cost of €3 for the snowflakes and €2 for the figureens.

Cake Sale
Thank you to all who supported our cake sale on 11 November. We made over €400.

Christmas Cards
This was a new initiative for the Parents Council this year. We are delighted that it has been so successful and thank everyone for supporting it.

Quarterly Draw
This separate draw takes place every quarter. Prizes are one of €400 and two of €100 each. It costs €4 per month or €12 per quarter. Ask Joan for a form if you’re interested in being in with a chance to win.

Date for your 2019 diary – Wine night with Red Island Wines
We will be hosting a Wine Night with Red Island Wines on 28th March 2019, in the Skerries Harps clubhouse. We will have a bumper raffle on the night with prizes kindly donated by our local businesses. If any of our parents have a business and would like to donate a prize, please let us know. Watch out for more details in the New Year.

Reminder: All School play times are on the school website!

Get in touch with the Parents Council
If you want to be added to our distribution list, helpers list or give feedback or make suggestions for fund raising, please email us at
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