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What is the St. Pius X Parents' Association

The Parents Association represent the parents of the pupils of both St Pius X Boys National School and St Pius X Girls National School.

We work with the principals of both schools, Mr Lorcan Coyle (Boys’ School Principal) and Ms Miriam Marron (Girls’ School Principal), their respective staff and the Boards of Management of both schools, to provide a partnership between home and school.

The PA email regular updates to parents. To receive these emails, you need to register with our mailing list.

Latest News

Date: March 15th 2018 Class Concert Photos
Another great year of classes have almost come to completion (still swimming to run and our new classes - see below story). The photos from the 2018 class concert can be seen here.

Date: March 12th 2018 Chess & Baking Classes
There are two PA classes being run for 10 weeks after the Easter break commencing on Thursday, 12th April for Chess and Baking. Please sign-up to the classes through the PA website via Easy Payment

Date: March 11th 2018 Homework Clubs
The PA are delighted to announce that they are establishing Homework Club pilots in both schools, which will commence in April following the Easter Break. For more information please see Homework Pilot Information GNS & Homework Pilot Information BNS

Date: March 8th 2018 Badminton
Our two Badminton courses (Beginners & Intermediate) finished up this week after 8 weeks. All the kids made great progress with their game over the weeks and thoroughly enjoyed playing singles & doubles matches and mini competitions along the way. Well done to everyone who participated and many thanks to Elaine Goddard and John Noble for their support and coaching. See the Badminton Class photos for more!

Date: February 28th 2018 NPC Education Conference 2018
This year's Conference will be held on Saturday, 16th June 2018. Further details will be issued in due course.

Date: February 13th 2018 Golf Classic
Following the successes of our previous Golf Classics, St. Pius X Schools are delighted to announce the 2018 Golf Classic fundraiser on Friday, 11th May 2018. For more click here

Date: February 12th 2018 Table Quiz
Our Table Quiz was held last Friday night, 9th February in Lakelands and it’s fairly safe to say that it was a cracking night. The venue was packed and heads were melted with challenging questions and photos delivered by our quizmaster - Greg Dixon. There was fierce competition between all the parents and teachers – sorry I mean teams! The scoreboard was monitored closely all the way through and in the end The Teachers Table nabbed the top spot with 134 points!!! Clueless were 2nd with 130 points; e=mchammer and Ordinary Joes were joint 3rd with 126 points. So the gauntlet has now be laid for future Table Quizzes!!! Thank you again to all our sponsors for all the super raffle prizes donated, our quizmaster, Lakelands staff and the PA committee for a very enjoyable 2018 Quiz night. For more click here

Date: February 11th 2018 Templeogue Swim Club
Templeogue Swim Club are holding a Table Quiz on Friday, 2nd March 2018. As you will be aware we have been using the Templeogue College Swimming pool for many years to run swimming lessons for the children of St. Pius X schools, we wish them every success with their Quiz. For more click here

Date: February 11th 2018 Lourdes Fundraiser
Bernie Anderson is running a Sale of Work in aid of funding for Helping Children with Special Needs tour to Lourdes in 2018, again we are delighted to support Bernie and wish her every success. For more click here

Date: December 21st 2017 December Newsletter
The December newsletter can be found here

Date: December 15th 2017 Santa Visit
The Man in Red made his now annual visit to the Junior classes in both schools just before Christmas. We have a whopping 149 photos here if you want to see how he got on.

Date: December 4th 2017 Enterprise Class
The Enterprise Class paid a visit to Terenure Market a few weeks before Christmas and had an amazing time. They made a profit of €600! They are delighted to be donating €300 to the chosen charity for Donkeys and €300 for the PA. Well done all! There are some photos here.

Date: November 14th 2017 School Calendar - Order On-Line
The Parents’ Association as part of their fundraising activities have organised the annual school calendar for St. Pius X National Schools. The calendar features class photographs from each class in the Boys and Girls schools and is a lovely memento of your child’s time in school. Many people also purchase a calendar as a gift for grandparents and family members – therefore, we are offering a discount on multiple calendars.

In order to reduce wastage and printing costs, we will be providing the calendar on a pre-order basis only. To order your calendar(s), please pre-order using the Easy Payments Plus on the PA website by Friday, 24th November 2017.

Date: November 13th 2017 Christmas Cards - Order On-Line
All the children in St. Pius X have been busy creating their own individual Christmas Cards. Your childs’ Christmas cards are now available to pre-order through the Easy Payments Plus system on the PA website.

Cards are sold in packs of 10 (with envelopes) and are €6.50 per pack. Please ensure that you select the correct number of packs when placing your order. The closed date for card orders is Friday, 24th November 2017.

Date: November 4th 2017 School Calendar
Our annual School Calendar is at its final stages of production and will be available to pre-order through the Easy Payments Plus on our website soon!

Date: October 28th 2017 Christmas Cards
As part of the PA fundraising activities we are delighted to let you that the children of St. Pius X will be creating their own Christmas Cards this year. The week after mid-term each child will be given a card to create their very own personal Christmas Card, some will be given an extra hand by their class Teacher if required! The cards will be available to order on a pre-order basis only (in order to avoid wastage), in packs of 10 cards & envelopes (cards are 150mm x 150mm). Watch out for further information on the website over the coming weeks.

Date: October 26th 2017 Pennies for the Púca
Thank you to everyone who supported our Pennies for the Púca fund raiser. All the buckets have been weighed and we have our winners. Many congratulations to Ms. Carroll's 2nd Class in the BNS & Ms. Hughes's Junior Infant Class in the GNS, who can look forward to using their Homework Pass & munching on some Pizza someday in November after the midterm!

Date: October 25th 2017 NPC Special Education Conference 2017
For those of you who haven’t registered yet for the NPC Special Education Conference for parents of children with special educational needs, there is still time, please see this link for further information NPC Special Education Conference 2017. To register for same please click here.
We hope to see you there!
Saturday 11th November 2017, 10.30am – 4pm The Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 (on the LUAS redline, near Heuston Station/Collin’s Barracks)

Date: October 18th 2017 Pennies for the Púca
We are running a fun fund-raising event from today until Friday, 26th October! Any coins or currency can be put into the class buckets and the heaviest class bucket wins a HOMEWORK PASS AND A PIZZA PARTY!!! There's a prize for each school up for grabs.

Date: September 29th 2017 Class Supervision
If you are required to help supervise then please note you will be contacted by text or email a week before you are due for Thursday or Saturday supervision to confirm day and time.

Date: September 24th 2017 Registering for Classes - Update
While the main Class enrolment day was last Saturday, there remains a few spots left in select classes. Please click on the easy payments link for a list of what remains.

Date: September 16th 2017 Registering for Classes

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Date: September 8th 2017 Registering for Classes Update


We ask that all parents register on the mailing list. If you wish to register for classesm as per the note home, then you MUST go here and register with the Easy Payment system.

Date: September 4th 2017 St Pius X Mailing List
The PA runs a LOT of events and information sessions during the year. In the past we've communicated these via email and paper. But we find the paper often does not make it home... The best way for you to know what is going on is to register with the mailing list. This is STRONGLY recommended to parents new to the school, but all should register. To receive these emails, you need to register with our mailing list.


Date: September 4th 2017 No More Queues!
We have banished the queue. Yes, registration for the after school classes has now gone online. It is an entirely new system so please take a few minutes to get yourself up to speed. For full information please go here

Date: June 26th 2017 2017-18 Classes Update
We have updated the information on the classes for 2017-18 and it can be found here

Date: June 25th 2017 June Newsletter
The summer newsletter and update can be found here

Date: June 22nd 2017 June Ice Cream Van Visit
The school had a special visitor last week... check out who here

Previous Notices
A full list of previous new notices can be found here!

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