Maggie McEldowney, Rose of Tralee launches the 2016 Lee Strand Homework Journal

Lee Strand welcomed the 2016 Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney, to the launch of the Lee Strand Homework Journals this week at the Lee Strand milk plant in Ballymullen, Tralee. This year over 10,000 Lee Strand hardback homework journals will be distributed to National School pupils in Kerry, West Limerick and North Cork.
The specially designed homework journals valued at €4.50 each are printed in full colour and include a hardback cover for extra durability in pupils’ school bags. The homework journals are printed in English and Irish with over 140 pages and include: a Weekly Diary, where pupils can record their homework each day; a Timetable to record classes & activities; a Tables Book featuring addition, subtraction, multiplication, division; Healthy Eating Tips; Irish Culture & Heritage; Spelling & Grammar; Teacher & Parent Note Forms; Homework Tips for Pupils and Parents, plus lots more…
Speaking at the launch of the Lee Strand Homework Journals, John O’Sullivan, General Manager, Lee Strand said “This is the fifth year Lee Strand is offering homework journals to National School pupils in Kerry, West Limerick and North Cork. Lee Strand takes great pride in supporting the local community and what better way to support our community than by supporting our local schools. Schools can avail of the homework journals by simply collecting mascots from Lee Strand packs. We have received very positive feedback from principals, teachers and parents on the homework journals as this is one less expense for parents to incur when their children return to school. The homework journal not only records pupils’ homework it is also filled with lots of interesting and educational material for pupils and teachers to enjoy in the classroom.”
Other ‘Lee Strand Back to School’ initiatives include: the Lee Strand School Milk Programme and also the very popular Lee Strand School Tour Visits of the milk plant in Tralee. For further details or registration please contact 066 7121084.
Picture: Domnick Walsh Photography