Letter to Parents 28 September 2016

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Dear Parents, At this stage everyone is well settled into the new school term. We extend a very special ‘fáilte’ to all the new pupils who have joined the school. We trust that they will spend many happy, beneficial and rewarding years with us. We welcome Mrs. Fitzsimons, Ms. Murphy and Emma Douglas back to the school and extend a special welcome to Mr. Moloney and Ms. Bouskine who are new to the school. Now that everyone has moved up a class the work gets harder and we expect more from each child. Basically, we want each child to do […]

Board of Management Annual Report for the school year 2015-2016

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Board of Management Annual Report for the school year 2015-2016   Our Lady of Good Counsel Boys’ School is a vertical school under the patronage of the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin.  Currently there are 437 children enrolled. There is a staff of 23 teachers (including the Principal). There are 16 mainstream class teachers. In addition, 6 teachers are assigned to the Special Education Team. We have a complement of 9 full-time Special Needs Assistants. There is a full-time Secretary, a part-time Secretary and a full-time Caretaker.   Mission Statement The school’s mission statement is an important summation of what underpins […]

Letter to Parents 28 June 2016

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Dear Parents, The school will close for Summer Holidays on Thursday, June 30th 2016 at 12 noon. It will re-open for all students on Thursday September 1st at 08.50. Normal school closing times will apply on September 1st (13.30 Senior Infants and 14.30 for the remainder of the school with the exception of First Class who will finish at 13.30 on September 1st and 2nd as they are often overwhelmed by the longer day. At this stage of the year we bid farewell to our 6th classes as they transfer to secondary school. It is amazing how quickly their 8 […]

Sports Awards 2016

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Junior Footballer of the Year Oisín Navarro MostImproved Fionn O’Donnell Junior Hurler of the Year Conor Lowry Most Improved Patrick O’Shea Senior Footballer of the Year Darragh Lynch Most Improved Ben Hickey Senior Hurler of the Year Eoin O’Carroll Most Improved Stephen McGinn 7Soccer Player of the Year Darragh O’Dowd Athlete of the Year Nathan McGowan 41st Chess Champion Harry Glynn Gardener Of The Year Fionnán Kelly

Letter to Parents 15 June 2016

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Dear Parents, Booklists for the new school year are now available on line if you wish to place your orders.  Payment can be made through your Aladdin link.  Orders remain open until midnight on July 27th.  As explained earlier new books, copies will be available in school on the first day of the new term September 1st. Booklists are also available on the school website www.olgc.ie if you are not ordering through the school. Summer Reports Summer reports will issue in all classes tomorrow Thursday.  Information sheets on Standardised scores will be included where necessary.  Please return the form confirming […]