And so the curtain comes down on another school year – and what a busy one it was!
Here are some of the highlights of the final few days – it was so busy, we didn’t really get a chance to publish all the goings-on!
We had a number of emotional farewells. We’ll start with the 26 First Class boys who bravely made the walk up the avenue as they departed for Scoil Ailbhe.
To the tune of George Ezra’s Shotgun, and with a Guard of Honour from the entire school community, the boys smiled and waved as the left Presentation Primary School for the final time. We congratulate them on all that they achieved during their time with us. We thank their teachers Ms. King and Ms. Gleeson for their care and support of the boys, not just for this momentous moment, but for the whole year.
The next farewell was for Mrs. Monica Drohan who handed over her set of school keys which she so proudly held for the past 31 years.
We were delighted to celebrate Monica’s contribution and dedication to the Presentation at our End of Year Mass and we wish her health and happiness in her retirement.
Mary Ryan also handed back the keys to the Secretary’s Office after 19 years of hard work and dedication to the school. Loved by all, Mary will be missed from our school and we wish her every happiness.
A new feature of our school week is our School Assemblies each Friday. Here we learn together about school life, the wider world and we celebrate our successes. At our final assembly we acknowledged the good attendance of our pupils. Four girls had the wonderful achievement of being present in school EVERY day this year. The girls received a certificate and a gift voucher for Bookworm.
Ten pupils were absent for only one day this year and they were also presented with a certificate recognising their good attendance. Well done guys!
At this assembly we also presented prizes to the winners of the Pentel Art Competition. Mrs. Sheridan, who organised the competition, presented the fabulous prizes to the well deserving artists!