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First Communion: St Joseph’s Parish May 2016

Children from St Joseph’s Parish Clarkston will receive their First Communion on Saturday 7th May 2016.

Due to numbers, classes will receive the Sacrament as follows;

P4 B and C  at 10am

P4 A and D  at 12.30

 

We are awaiting confirmation of arrangements for St Vincent’s Parish and will notify you of these as soon as possible.

 

Air Quality around schools

As part of our commitment to improving local air quality, East Renfrewshire Council now has powers to issue fixed penalty notices to drivers who don’t switch off their engines when stationary. Council officers will be carrying out patrols around local schools and speaking to drivers who let their vehicles idle unnecessarily.

Air quality within East Renfrewshire is generally good and meets national standards, however we are always keen to make further improvements. Within East Renfrewshire, road traffic is the main source of air pollutants. Parents and others taking children to and from school can help to reduce children’s exposure to exhaust fumes by leaving the car at home, by parking further away from the school and by turning off their engines when stationary.

 

Day of Many Colours 29th May

Tomorrow (Friday 29th May) we are holding a ‘Day of Many Colours’. You will have previously received a letter about this event. All classes will take part apart from Primary 7 as they are attending a Mass of Thanksgiving at St Andrew’s Cathedral.

Children can wear their own clothes and a top or t-shirt in their ‘House’ colour apart from St Andrew’s house who should wear white.

Children should bring a suggested donation of 50p which will go to the ‘Missions Rosary’ charity.

Mnay thanks for your continued support

Football Success!

Joseph Munro (3c) and Joshua Campbell (3b) playing for Hillwood boys club won the Robert Currie Park Villa football tournament on Sunday 24th May.

The team played 6 x 20 minute games to win, eventually beating Arsenal boys club 3 nil to take the 2007’s trophy. Joshua also won the player of the tournament award! Well done Joseph and Joshua!!
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Primary 4 Mass of Thanksgiving

Primary 4 First Communion Mass of Thanksgiving 2015

The Mass of Thanksgiving will take place in St Joseph’s Church, Clarkston on Tuesday 2nd June at 7pm.

All Primary 4 pupils and their families are welcome to attend, regardless of whether they received the Sacrament or not. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to join together to give thanks for the very special and successful year that Primary 4 have enjoyed.

On the evening, children should sit with their families. We ask that P4 children sit at the end of the row to enable them to come up easily to receive their First Communion Certificate from Father Jim during the Mass. As this is an informal occasion, school uniform need not be worn.

We look forward to seeing you then.