School Buildings: The board of management is continuing to work with Halligan Architects, Charlestown as it prepares to submit a detailed application to the Department of Education and Skills for building works. 
School Finances: The Board of Management will provide a summary of the school’s financial statement to all parents in the new school year. This was to be done now but the board make the decision to provide the statement in line with the tax year rather than the school year. 
New Staff Appointments: Three new teachers and one new SNA will begin working in our school from the start of the new school year. As you are aware, Ms. Caitriona Groarke has already been appointed as a permanent teacher. By the end of this month two more teachers will be appointed on a temporary basis – one as a class teacher and the other as a job share teacher for 1st Class to work with Ms. Higgins. A new SNA will also be appointed. Parents will be informed of the new appointments at the start of the school new year. 
Ms Marie Fleming, Special Educational Needs Teacher, will leave our school at the end of this term. Ms. Fleming joined our staff in January in a temporary capacity. We wish Marie all the very best in her appointment as permanent teacher to Killavil National School and thank her for her hard work over the past months. 

Mr. Fearghal Hughes, Class teacher, will also leave our school at the end of June. Mr. Hughes joined the staff the end of March in a temporary capacity. We thank Fearghal for all of his work especially in the area of digital technologies. 

Ms. Sinéad McGuire, Classroom Support Assistant (SCP) with Junior and Senior Infants, will also finish up in her role this June. Having studied over the past years, Sinéad has recently qualified as a primary school teacher. A huge congratulations to Sinéad on her achievement and our sincerest thanks to her for her commitment, enthusiasm and flexibility while working in the school.