WALK, RUN, CYCLE or SWIM,….JUST GET MOVING! The JPA is asking everyone to join in this fun and interactive way of raising much needed funds for the boys and girls schools. Feel good and show your school spirit!
Pledge 1 euro for every km you and your family members complete over the Halloween weekend… AND before you go, ask a sponsor (or 2) to match your donation.
Keep track of the number of kilometres you and your family complete doing your favorite activities. Take a hike dressed as Dracula or cycle wearing a tutu. Send us a pic of your day out! Prizes will be given, so get creative and get movin!
Help Reach Our Goal of 500km We have corporate sponsorship, matching up to €500!
We are delighted to advise you that the Johnstown Parents’ Association will continue its work following the Annual General Meeting on the 24th September 2019. Thanks to all the parents who attended and we hope you enjoyed the excellent Internet Safety Talk from Zeeko.
Welcome to Ruth, Janice, Sarah, Sam and Sarah who join us this year. The association aims to promote the school community by organising activities throughout the year.
The Parents’ Association does not have a fundraising role and we have some expenses for which we need your help. We would like to ask each family for a voluntary subscription of €10 for expenses to be covered in 2019/2020.
Contributions are needed for: The annual insurance premium is €205 Costs for speakers and events such as Ice Cream Day! Catering costs to cover the Communion and Confirmation events.
Please return your donation to the school in the envelope provided with your name and class where it will be collected or if you prefer to pay electronically, please use the following details:
BIC: ULSB IE 2D IBAN: IE59 ULSB 9859 5076 1833 69
Please note that any excess funds raised by the association are donated back to the school. We appreciate your support and thank you in advance. Yours sincerely, Christine Higgins Chairperson
JPA Class Groups It has come to our attention that some parents of the Junior Infants Girls’ School classes have not yet joined the class WhatsApp group. These groups are helpful for sharing communications from JPA, homework queries and also for organising parties and events.
A class representative has been assigned to each junior infant class: Ms Raymond – Sinead Peacock Ms Reid – Jane Rush Ms Breen – Allison Kearney & Karen Bennett
Hello from the Johnstown Parents’ Association and welcome to our first newsletter for this school year. We hope all the boys and girls have settled back into school. It is going to be another fun and exciting year! JPA Meetings 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. Our Annual General Meeting is Tuesday 24th September@7.30pm Class Representatives Every year we ask two parents from each Junior Infant class to volunteer as class representatives.
There are usually two class representatives for each class in the boys’ and girls’ schools. The role involves maintaining the class contact list and passing on information regarding JPA events. It has come to our attention that some classes do not have a representative. If you don’t have a class representative and wish to volunteer please contact the JPA on firstname.lastname@example.org
JPA Family Subscription
The Parents’ Association aims to promote the school community by organising activities throughout the year. The subscription is €10 per family but whatever you can afford will be much appreciated. Please return your donation to the school where it will be collected or if
you prefer to pay electronically,
please use the following bank details:
BIC: ULSB IE 2D IBAN: IE59 ULSB 9859 5076 1833 69
JPA Calendar 2020 It is that time of year again where we plan for the JPA School Calendar. We are organising the dates with the schools for taking class photos. The themes for each class are the same as last year and are as follows:
Funds raised can now be put towards hosting more events for the boys and girls.
We would like to extend our gratitude and a huge thank you (AGAIN), to Mr Clancy for taking the time and to be our Quizmaster and Mr Geoghagan for taking time to correct all the score sheets.
Also, to our sponsors:
O’Briens Off Licence
Ballance Hair & Beauty
Silver jewellery Ireland
Please support our/your sponsors! And many thanks for the lovely prizes.
And not to forget all our families that supported our event and made it a success! Looking forward to our next event, watch this space……🤗
In this case, of course, everyone’s a winner! With almost 500 Euros raised for the schools, the JPA would like to sincerely thank all those that took part especially the volunteers and notably the quiz master himself Mr. Leo Clancy.
In Third place –
Adam, Lisa, Jack and Sean.
In second place…
Colm, Joseph, Ronán and Frank.
And the Winners were….
With First Prize and being presented with the Leo Clancy Perpetual Cup!
Andrew, Liam, Joe and Luke and of course, Mr. Leo Clancy