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Tuesday, February 04, 2003

COMING EVENTS
18th February –BOT Meeting and PTA Meeting
27th February—DPS Swimming Sports

DPS NEWS

HOLIDAY
A reminder there will be no school this Friday 7th February, 2003


CAMP DATES FOR MIDDLE & SENIOR SYNDICATES
Middle Syndicate:
4th & 5th March – Rooms 4 and 5;
6th & 7th March – Rooms 2 and 3.

Senior Syndicate:
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.


PTA MEETING
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

JUNIOR TENNIS
Thursday’s at Dargaville Tennis Club, Station Rd. (excluding Waitangi Day)
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 6128

JUNIOR CRICKET
Cricket has started on Saturdays for all juniors playing at the High School and Intermediate.

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 to tertiary)
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)

SCHOOL PHONES
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.

JUNIOR SYNDICATE
11th February.
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 classroom.

MIDDLE SYNDICATE
—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 the camp.

SENIOR SYNDICATE
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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