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Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th January – Junior Infants Parent Teacher Meetings via Zoom

Saturday 5th February – Do this in Memory Mass – 7.30pm Eadestown Church (Communion Pupils)

Monday 7th February – closing date for applications for Admission to Junior Infants September 2022

Saturday 12th February – ‘You shall be my Witness’ Mass – 7.30pm Eadestown Church (Confirmation Pupils)

Thursday 17th February – Ceremony of Light – 7.30pm Eadestown Church

Wednesday 23rd February – 12.30pm closure due to Whole School Staff Professional Development.

Thursday 24th & Friday 25th February – School closed Mid Term Break

Saturday 5th March – ‘Do this in Memory Mass’ – 7.30pm Eadestown Church (First holy Communion)

Saturday 12th March – You Shall Be My Witness’ Mass – 7.30pm Eadestown Church

Thursday 17th & Friday 18th March – No School

Friday 25th March – Sacrament of Confirmation – 11.30am Eadestown Church

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Monday 2nd May – No School

Saturday 14th May – Sacrament of First Holy Communion

Friday 3rd to Wednesday 8th June – School Closed for mid-term. School reopens on Thursday 9th June

Friday 24th June – 12.30pm close for Summer Holidays

Ringworm

What is ringworm?

Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin that can affect different parts of the body. How it looks depends on where it is. On the skin it presents as a roughly circular scaly itchy rash. Sometimes there may be small blisters and even pus filled spots. It can involve the nails causing them to thicken and discolour. On the scalp it often starts as a small bump, gradually spreading outwards and is associated with hair loss. On the feet there may be cracking between the toes.

What should I do now?

As Ringworm spreads through skin to skin contact or through contact with infectious skin flakes shed into clothes or the environment, it can easily spread within a school. It is important that you check your child’s skin and hair for the presence of any suspicious lesion.

What should I do if I think my child has Ringworm?

If you seen any suspicious areas on your child’s skin or scalp, bring the child to your family doctor. He will be able to decide, either by looking at it directly, by examining it with special light or by examining some skin cells under the microscope whether or not it is Ringworm. Once the diagnosis is made treatment can be given.

Can my child stay in school?

Yes. However, to prevent the spread of infection to others it is important that the affected child receive appropriate treatment.

 

Your family doctor and local health clinic will be able to answer any further questions that you might have about Ringworm.

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If you require any further information regarding the above please contact Lucy Travers (Principal) or Martina on 045 862145

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