A lively Parents’ Association meets regularly for social events, fund raising and to provide information for new parents.
The Committee have embarked on a ‘doodle’ survey page to enlist topic suggestions for their speaker(s)for the 2018/19 AGM and meetings. If you would like to complete the survey and haven’t received the link contact the school office on 047 82060.
Email address request
The Committee would also like to encourage parents to provide the school office with an email address so that information can be sent using email if desired. All details would only be accessible to the School Administrator and would not be available for sharing to other parties.
Examples of recent fund raising events are: Stonewall Folk and Function Band Concert, Richie Remo Concert and dance, Collegiate School Walk, Recipe Book, 10 km Run, Cookery & Flower Arranging Demonstration & Parents Dance.
The Chairperson is Dr. Noel McKenna. The Committee meet on a monthly basis and Mr. Johnston Reid, Principal & Mr.Martin Killoran, Deputy Principal, Mr. Eric Clarke & Mrs. Maureen Windrum are ex-officio members.
Mrs. Sheila McElwaine is Hon. Treasurer with the assistance of Mrs. Annamarie Woods, Hon. Secretary is Mr. Alan Mackarel. Committee members are: Ian Keating, Heather Wilson, Wendy McChesney, Mark Gillanders, Gary McAdoo, Garry Nicholl, Nigel Russell, Allen McAdam, Doreen Browne & Vanessa Donaldson.
Recent AGM Speakers
An Garda Siochana were the guest speakers for the Autumn 2017 AGM and they gave an excellent talk on internet safety and security. The AGM Spearker on Tuesday 4th October 2016 was motivational guest speaker Mr. Shane Martin. The Association is working on it’s next major fundraiser. Details on funds raised are available through the School Office.
Annual Sale of Work
Parents and families always assist at the annual sale of work and a great day is had by all.
Plans are currently afoot for an early Autumn 2018 activity possibly a sponsored walk.
National Association of COMPASS
The Committee would like parents/guardians to note that COMPASS, the National Association of Minority Religions and Protestant Parents Association, with whom we are affiliated with, will hold their annual AGM on Saturday 26th May 2018 in Wilson’s Hospital School, Multyfarnham, County Westmeath. Details available from 047 82060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org