Well done to all the children who took part in the Easter Competition and thank you to the parents who supported it. We raised €548 and this will go towards activities for the children throughout the year. We have included some examples of the fantastic art entered.
Jumpzone Fun Night
Many thanks for supporting the Jumpzone fun night on Friday 10th May 2019. Over 130 children from both schools attended.
School Communion 18th May (GNS) 25th May (BNS) Help Needed!
The JPA support the school in catering for the parents and children after Mass. If you are free to volunteer on the morning of the communion to serve tea and coffee, please let your class representative know. We also rely on your donations of cakes. You can drop cakes to the GNS the day before and on the morning of the communion. As the election is on the 24th, non-perishable items can be dropped to the BNS on Thursday 23rd and on the morning of the communion. Many thanks.
Supporting Your Child’s Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing
Johnstown Parents’ Association has invited the National Parents Council Primary to provide an information evening. This programme supports parents/guardians to encourage and promote positive mental health and wellbeing in their children. The programme also explores how the building of resilience in children helps them to manage and cope with the day to day stresses of life as they occur.
Venue: Johnstown Girls’ School Tuesday 28th May 2019 Time: 7.30 – 9.30 €2 at the door
To confirm your place, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
JPA AGM 2019 As a parent/guardian, you are an automatic member of our Parents’ Association. Your ideas and support will be crucial in helping to make the Parents’ Association a success. The JPA Committee meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 8.15pm. All parents/guardians are invited to attend. We are planning for the AGM to take place in late September.
The Parents’ Association aims to promote the school community by organising activities throughout the year. The subscription is €10 per family or whatever you can afford will be much appreciated. We appreciate your support to date.
Please return your donation to the school where it will be collected or if you prefer to pay electronically, please use the following details:
Venue: Johnstown Girls’ School Date: Tuesday 28th May 2019 Time: 7.30 – 9.30
The Johnstown Parents’ Association (JPA) has invited the National Parents Council Primary to provide a training programme in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services. This programme supports parents to encourage and promote positive mental health and wellbeing in their children. The programme also explores how the building of resilience in children helps them to manage and cope with the day to day stresses of life as they occur. Parents who attend this session will:
Explore the factors that influence mental health and well being in their child.
Learn how to build and nurture resilience within their own child.
Be given tips on how best to support their child’s positive mental health and wellbeing. As this event is sponsored by the JPA and supported by the schools we hope it will be well attended by parents/guardians. To book your place, please e-mail email@example.com
Venue: Johnstown Girls’ School Date: Tuesday 28th May 2019 Time: 7.30 – 9.30 Cost: €2 at the door
If you have any suggestions for future talks/ training programmes, please e-mail JPAconnect firstname.lastname@example.org or through our contact form.
And it’s a special one too! celebrating our 50th year. We’ve only a few JPA 2019 Calendars left. They are available from the school office or, if you would like one, please return €10 in an envelope with your child’s name.
The Christmas fair is on this Saturday 8th, donations of prizes, vouchers, toys, gifts, bottles are greatly appreciated, please drop into either school office before Saturday. The school is also open on Friday evening until 9.30 for any late donations, thanks to all.