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5 km Race / Walk

A 5K run currently being organised by the Parents Council will take place on 12th of November 2017 at 12 noon. The run is aimed at competitive runners, not so competitive runners, walkers and families, in reality anyone who wants to support the school and participate in a fun and healthy event.

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The race will start and finish at Our Lady’s College.  The course is along the river Boyne towards Beaulieu, turn at the 2.5K mark, back in along the river Boyne and up Greenhills to Our Lady’s College.  There will be refreshments afterwards In Our Lady’s College.  Looking forward to seeing you there. 

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Please keep an eye on our facebook page (OLC Greenhills 5K) for further updates about the event.

There are different options available to participants. Cost: 

€15 for chip and timing, and t-shirt for first 400
€10 if you just want a race number with no chip/timing
€30 for a family to participate - race number but no chip/timing

How to Register for 5K Race: 

  1. Register online at www.myrunresults.com if you want to be chipped and timed. The first 400 registered will get a t-shirt for the event.
  2. Register in Integral gym on Monday 16th or Monday 23rd October between 6 and 8pm.
  3. Register in the school on Friday 20th October at lunchtime or after school between 4 and 6pm.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Parents Council Church Gate Collection

The Parents Council are holding their annual Churchgate collection on Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th March. We are looking for volunteers for all churches (especially country churches) if you or anyone you know is available please contact Sandra @ 086 2109863. Please pass this on to other Greenhills parents and past parents. All volunteers would be forgotten.

Letters Home

Parents' Council Floral Demonstration

The Parents' Council have distributed a letter regarding the Christmas Floral Demonstration:

Christmas Floral Demonstration 2015

Letter Regarding new School E-mail System

The following letter from the principal was distributed to students concerning the new Office 365 e-mail and calendar system in 2014/15.

Dear Parents/Guardians,
As part of the development of IT in the school we are introducing a new e-mail system (Microsoft 365) to all students in the school. Each student is provided with a school e -mail address and password attached to this letter. This is the first step in the creation of a VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) on a phased basis.

With the current Microsoft 365 system we are incorporating a School Directory (to look up anyone`s e-mail address) and a School Calendar on the system. This will be the official platform for communicating digitally within the school community. Within this environment all school rules apply. All pupils have agreed to the terms and conditions of the AUP (Acceptable Use Policy), signed at the beginning of the school year, to ensure appropriate usage within the VLE. This policy will soon be available on the Board page of the website.
The system can be used across different devices and is accompanied with a specific app (OWA) available for free on the app store. This opens up many possibilities to improve teaching and learning within the school.

This week, at school assemblies a demonstration will be made to each year-group. Also detailed instructions on logging on to the system are available on the school website.
Currently pupils are not allowed to use personal devices to access the school internet and students are not allowed to connect to the schools wireless network unless expressly permitted by the Principal. Please see the school website for advice on the use of the internet.

I would like to thank the IT committee for their work over the last number of weeks.


Geraldine Mulvihill

School Principal

6 Week Draw 2016

At this stage all families should have got details of the 6 week draw and cards posted to their homes.

Lines cost €2 per week and €60 for a full card for the entire 6 weeks.

1st Prize: €150 weekly

2nd Prize: €100 weekly

3rd Prize: €50 weekly

plus Bonus Prize on week 6 for Full Cards.

There will be a special prize for the class that brings in the most money: A make-up Artist from MAC will come and spend time with the winning class.

The funds we raise this year will go towards a number of projects including the extension of the security system in the school and replacing some of the older'box' desks with new tables.

Survey

Surveys are a central part of school life. Periodically we carry out student and parent surveys to evaluate the work and experience of students within the school.

Below is an example used in the school's self evaluation process.

The answers were analysed and fed into a review of the year and the results helped us focus on areas for improvement within the school and the curriculum for 2015.

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Application Forms 2018

Now available from the school office

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Contact Details

Name:   Our Lady's College
Phone:

+353 (0)41 9831219
+353 (0)41 9831786

Fax: +353 (0)41 9832809
Address: Greenhills, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland, A92 VP28
E-mail:

office@ourladys.ie

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