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Minutes of Meeting of Donacarney Parents Association
Wednesday 11th April 2018 at 8.00pm Girls Staff room

Attendees:                                                 Apologies:
Eimear Donnelly  Chairperson                      Sinead Nolan
Ruth Sherry  Treasurer                               Jennifer Dobson
Michelle Thorne Secretary                           Helena Smyth
Sinead Maher
Catherine Heavey
Audrey Smyth

Items Discussed:

Communion Party
• The communion party to be organised in the coming weeks. Communion date is Sat 12th May. New parents are needed to take over the planning and implementation of the party after this year as Sinead is stepping down. Volunteers and cake donations etc will be needed on the Friday and the day of the party itself. Reminder note to be sent out a few days before.

• Photos to be taken of each communion class in school on Monday 14th May after the Communion, this to be organised by the PA. The possibility of taking the 6th class photos on the same day was raised and to be discussed the both schools.

• List of the recipients for Thank You gifts for the teachers and other key people involved in the communion ceremonies and confirmation to be confirmed in the next few days and purchased by the PA.

A local business as mentioned previously is still available to us for future events. A parent from the school has kindly offered the use of this venue, at the moment no fundraising event is planned but all ideas are welcome and will be discussed at a later date.

The Book rental Scheme is preparing for the order and delivery of next year’s books in the coming weeks. There is a meeting for all volunteers on Mon 16th April at 1pm. Please contact Sinead Maher if you would like to help.

The beach walk will go ahead a normal with a few changes and possible additions in Oct. All to be discussed at a later date.

Next Parents Association Meeting with be held on Wednesday 16th May at 8pm in the Girls School Staff Room. All welcome.

Michelle Thorne
Donacarney Parents Association

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