The Dargaville Primary School Newsletter is sent home most Wednesdays.
The online version is usually posted on the same day. If you would like
a paper copy please call in at the Dargaville Primary School Office, Portland
Tuesday, February 04, 2003
18th February –BOT Meeting and PTA Meeting
27th February—DPS Swimming Sports
A reminder there will be no school this Friday 7th February, 2003
CAMP DATES FOR MIDDLE & SENIOR SYNDICATES
4th & 5th March – Rooms 4 and 5;
6th & 7th March – Rooms 2 and 3.
12, 13, 14th March—Rooms 6 and 17;
17, 18, 19th March—Rooms 7, 16 and 18.
More details regarding camps will be sent home by the class teacher soon.
18th February at 7.30pm in the staffroom. New members welcome, supper
will be provided.
CENTRAL BAND OF THE RNZAF
On Tuesday 25th February 2003 the 65 member Central Band of the RNZAF
will be at the Dargaville Town Hall to present a fun and exciting entertainment
programme to as many of the regions school pupils as possible, as part
of our annual concert tour. The Central Band is the only full size, professional
Symphonic Band in New Zealand, and features all woodwind, reed, brass
and percussion instruments as well as a corps of drummers. We present
a programme that is entertaining and educational and offers a rare opportunity
for pupils to enjoy a live performance displaying a wide selection of
musical instruments and styles. The cost to schools will be $1.00 per
person so to secure our booking please pay $1.00 to your class teacher
by Friday 14th February.
OTHER NEWS & EVENTS
Thursday’s at Dargaville Tennis Club, Station Rd. (excluding Waitangi
Std 4 – Form 2 at 4—5pm High School pupils at 5—6pm
ASB Coaching Session this Saturday at 3.30—5.30pm cost is $5.00
Phone Julie 439 6309 or Mariann 439 8175
THE WISHING WELL
The complete birthday party service to your home. Have your child choose
their own theme party from our range of Children’s costumes. We
provide invitations, food, drinks, entertainment, face-painting, games
and lucky dips. Make a booking in February for a 2003 party and get a
10% discount off the total cost. For more information phone Susan 439
Cricket has started on Saturdays for all juniors playing at the High School
SPELD NZ INC
Specific Learning Disabilities Federation are holding two courses which
represent excellent opportunities for professional development and both
deal with a topic often covered only lightly at training establishments.
Teacher Training Course for Specific Learning Disabilities.
(The basic requirement is a teaching certificate (any level, pre-school
Parent & Teacher Aide Course
No prior specialist knowledge is assumed. The course was designed to help
parents understand better the problems experienced by their children and
to give teacher aides some help with their students. In fact the course
has been acclaimed by veteran teacher aides providing new insights.
For more information and costs of courses there are leaflets available
at the school office.
FUN BEGINNERS SWIMMING CARNIVAL
Dargaville Public Swimming Pool, Saturday 8th February. Warm up 3.00pm,
start 3.30pm. Enquiries, entries to Marj Coyle 439 6235
$7 entry fee for the day (maximum of 5 races) Must be a member of your
swimming club (Dargaville, Te-Kopuru, Maungaturoto etc)
We are experiencing difficulties with our phones at present please be
patient and keep trying.
MEET THE TEACHER
Come and meet your child’s teacher.
Rooms 10,11,12,13 at 3.15---3.45pm
Room 9 will start 2.15pm. All parents/caregivers to go to their child’s
—Thursday 13th February.
Staffroom, 3.30 pm.
This will be a meeting for all parents of children in Syndicate two. It
will give you an opportunity to meet your child’s teacher. We will
be going over classroom routines, expectations of the children and discussing
Tuesday 18th February. Rooms 6, 7, 16,17,18 will be held in the staffroom
at 3.30pm. This is where we will outline our programme and expectations
for the year, afterwards there will coffee, tea and biscuits available
and you will have a chance to chat to individual teachers.
We look forward to meeting with you. If you require an opportunity to
discuss your child’s progress in detail please make an appointment
with the teacher.
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