Spring Break
A reminder that the school will an early dismissal tomorrow (Friday, 8th April) at 11.50 for infants and 12.00 for other classes. The school will be closed for the following two weeks for Spring Break. Our first day back is Monday, 24th April. Also, please note that the school will be closed on Monday, 2nd May for the May Bank Holiday.

Afterschool@KETNS is running a camp (two-dayweeks). Please contact Jenni if you are interested in having your child attend.

Corrib Kids Coding will hold a coding camp for 5th and 6th Class children from 10.00-13.00 on 14th and 15th of April from 10-1 in our school. On day one, we will learn how to code with Minecraft Education Edition, learning about artificial intelligence and stop motion. On day two, we will learn about animation with artist Tia Friedel and make our own stop motion movies. Send a text message to Laura on 0879540799 to book a place.

Also, RahoonNewcastle GAA Club is hosting hurling camp. Use this link to register:


A reminder that the swimming lessons will commence after we return from the break. Please ensure that your child brings a swimming costume/trunks, a swimming hat and a towel. Goggles are optional. Thanks to those who have made payment. The details for the school account are below.

Account Name: Knocknacarra Educate Together NS
Bank and Branch: Bank of Ireland, Salthill
Sort Code: 903840
Account Number: 69960923
IBAN: IE70BOFI90384069960923

Donations for Ukranians
A number of Ukranian families are temporarily staying at Park Lodge in Spiddal. People have been very generous with giving for babies and younger children, but there are a lot of women and older children and teenagers as well as some men. The following items could be brought to school tomorrow and given to Claudia who will pass them on:

 Adult slippers for men / women
 Track suit bottoms
 Runners
 Multivitamins for adults and children
 Toiletries: deodorant, face/handcream, mouthwash, Toothpaste and tooth brushes, tampax, face wipes, creams with sun factor, tweezers, Nail/toe clippers
 Hair ties, clips, hairbrushes/combs, hair grooming products
 Creams with sun factor – SPF
 Tweezers
 Paracetamol/painkillers
 Flannels
 While they are given meals but no treats, biscuits and Easter eggs would be welcome.

Many thanks to Rahoon-Newcastle GAA for the set of hurling