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12 March

COMING EVENTS
18th March –BOT Meeting
1st April-PTA, AGM Meeting

DPS NEWS

DPS SWIMMING SPORTS RESULTS
Freestyle
8 yr girls
1st Taryn Gillespie 2nd Danielle Nauman 3rd Lisa Nola
8yr boys
1st Luke Gilchrist 2nd Zyran Scharf 3rd Shayne Rowland
9yr girls
1st Megan Clarke 2nd Hayley Gilchrist 3rd Aidan Bryers
9yr boys
1st Joel Hopkinson 2nd Ethan Pocklington 3rd Anthony Matich
10yr girls
1st Larissa Pomare 2nd Lara Ashley-Smith 3rd Victoria McKenzie
10yr boys
1st Sam Dennis 2nd Viliami Lauhingoa 3rd Josh Bills
Backstroke
8yr girls
1st Taryn Gillespie 2nd Lisa Nola 3rd Danielle Nauman
8yr boys
1st Zyran Scharf 2nd Steven Pocklington
9yr girls
1st Aidan Bryers 2nd Megan Clarke 3rd Lexi Frood
9yr boys
1st Ethan Pocklington 2nd Joel Hopkinson 3rd Charlie Boakes
10yr girls
1st Victoria McKenzie 2nd Larissa Pomare 3rd Harriet Hancock
10yr boys
1st Sam Dennis 2nd Viliami Lauhingoa 3rd Mathew Harding
Breaststroke
8yr girls
1st Taryn Gillespie 2nd Lisa Nola 3rd Danieele Nauman
9yr girls
1st Megan Clarke 2nd Anna Wilson 3rd Lexi Frood
9yr boys
1st Joel Hopkinson 2nd Charlie Boakes 3r d Ethan Pocklington
10yr girls
1st Kim McCabe 2nd Larissa Pomare 3rd Nicky Stankovich
10yr boys
1st Sam Dennis 2nd Mathew Harding 3rd John Purdon
Medley
8 yr girls
1st Taryn Gillespie 2nd Lisa Nola
9yr girls
1st Aidan Bryers 2nd Megan Clarke 3rd Hayley Gilchrist
9yr boys
1st Joel Hopkinson 2nd Ethan Pocklington
10yr girls
1st Nicky Stankovich 2nd Harriet Hancock 3rd Zenia Scharf
10yr boys
1st Sam Dennis 2nd Viliami Lauhingoa

Thank you to all the parents who helped on the day.

NATIONAL MALE CHOIR OF NZ
The National Male Choir is on tour in Northland and coming to Dargaville on the 21st March at the Town Hall 1.00pm. Also featuring Dargaville Primary School Choir. Don’t miss this exciting musical event, tickets available at Kauri Coast Information Centre, Normanby St., Dargaville. Adults $10.00 and Children $5.00

PTA MEETING
URGENT URGENT URGENT
The Dargaville Primary PTA is in urgent need of new members. The committee is a group of parents and teachers who get together to co-ordinate fundraising activities to raise money for the school. Meetings are held once a month in the school staffroom. The workload is not huge. It is a great way to meet people and get involved with the school. The AGM is being held on Tuesday 1st April 7.30pm in the staffroom. So come and join us for coffee and dessert.
HEAD LICE
Headlice appear to be on the move again. Most children are being treated, only to return to school and be re-infected. It is very important that you constantly check your children’s hair

DPS NETBALL
There is a form available at the school office for all children wanting to play netball.

SCHOOL FEES
A reminder that these are due by the 31st March 2003.

DENTAL CLINIC
Muesli Bars, fruit roll ups and other chewy sticky bars contain a lot of sugar and stick in the teeth.

NORTHERN WAIORA SWIMMING SPORTS
Our school was well represented at the recent Northern Wairoa Swimming Sports
With our Super 4 Relay team, Taryn Gillespie, Viliami Lauhingoa, Larissa Pomare Sam Dennis coming 1st = with Eastern Zone. Our Team of Taryn Gillespie, Ethan Pocklington, Larissa Pomare, and Sam Dennis, came a close 4th in the Coates Shield.

Results from the day:
8 Yr Girls
Taryn Gillespie – 1st (4 times)
Danielle Nauman – 1st (twice)
Lisa Nola – 1st (3 times) 2nd (once)

8 yr Boys
Zyran Scharf – 2nd

9 yr Boys
Joel Hopkinson 1 first and 3 seconds.
Ethan Pocklington 1 first, 2 seconds and 1 third
Anthony Matich – 1st and 3rd

9 Yr Girls
Aidan Bryers -2nd
Lexi Frood – 1st
Anna Wilson – 1st
Megan Clarke – 3rd
Hayley Gilchrist – 3rd

10 Yr Boys
Sam Dennis – 2 firsts – 2 seconds
Viliami Lauhingoa 2 seconds and a 3rd
Mathew Harding -1st and 3rd
Josh Bills – 3rd
H Gordon – 2nd

10 Yr Girls
Nicky Stankovich - 1st
Victoria McKenzie – 3rd
Larissa Pomare – 3rd

OTHER NEWS & EVENTS

JUNIOR B CRICKET
Junior B cricket held at the Intermediate on Saturday mornings is cancelled this Saturday 15th March.

JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP
Friday 14th March: Games night at the Baptist Church for 10—12yr olds, starts 7.15pm. Cost is $2.00

MOBILE EAR CLINIC
Will be in Dargaville on Monday 17th March outside Woolworths from 9am to 3.30pm.
GLENBROOK VINTAGE RAILWAY
“Friends of Thomas Tank Engine” weekend will be held on 15th & 16th March 2003.
Meet Thomas NZ Engine Friends and “Sir Topham Hatt, The Fat Contoller” will be in charge.
There will be Thomas souvenirs, face painting, sausage sizzle, food etc. and the adjacent Farm Park is open. The fun starts at 9.30am and the first train departs at 9.30am and every 30minutes thereafter till 4pm.
Train fares: Adult $12 Child $6 (Under 5yrs free) Family of 2 Adults and 6 children $30
Farm Park: Adult $5 Child $3
Take the southern motorway to Drury then the main route to Waiuku (signposted). Turn into Glenbrook Station Road.

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