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 St, Dargaville.

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Wednesday 3rd March 2004

COMING EVENTS
NW Swimming Sports 11th March
School Photos—30th March
NW Triathlon—2nd April
DPS NEWS

BOT ELECTIONS
Nomination forms are being sent home with the eldest child in each family on Friday 5th March.
There are also extra forms available at the School Office, if you require them.
Nominations Close at Noon Friday 19th March. If you wish to stand for the BOT please ensure your nominations are received at the School Office before this time.
• March 19th – Nominations close, 12 noon.
SCHOOL LUNCHES
There seems to be a lot of children bringing lollies and unsuitable drinks (eg.V drinks, fizzy drinks) to school. We would appreciate you not allowing your children to bring these to school as it doesn't help with their concentration in class.

DPS SWIMMING SPORTS
Many thanks to everyone who helped out on the day we do appreciate your time given to help us out. There were 2 records broken by Taryn Gillespie they were: 9yr girls medley: old record held by Brooke Treadgold 1.49.19, new record 1.43.46 and 9 yr girls I length breastroke: old record held by Sarah Evans 34.31, new record 34.09. Well done Taryn.

NW SWIMMING SPORTS
Congratulations and good luck to the following children who are going to NW Swimming Sports on the 11th March. Manuhou Fowlie, Daniel Timms, Jamie Carbin, Tahana Pirini, Kyle Hobson, Cameron Metzner, Alan Dragecivich, Kirsty Frame, Megan Clarke, Dane Dreyer, Lara-leigh Galo-Bennett, Daryn Jeffery, Lincoln Williams, Jeremy Fulop, Kia Kokiri, Ashley Bramwell, Steven Pocklington, Danielle Nauman, Lisa Nola, Taryn Gillespie, Sarah Nichols, Kieran Leeming, Michael Ballard, Sam Carbin, David McCullough, Jackson Bryers, Mitchell Powell, Jasmine Pomare, Lisa Mullan, Georgia Hancock, Kamalee Pirini, Samantha Lupton.
A raffle of a signed cricket bat by the Black Caps and other sports gear will be for sale on the day at $2 a ticket, also the PTA will be selling popcorn, sausages and drinks at a $1.00 each.

MIDDLE SYNDICATE
To all parents/caregivers of the middle syndicate. Come along on Thursday 4th March at 3.15pm in the staffroom to find out what’s happening in your child’s syndicate followed by a cup of tea or coffee.

OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS.

FIELD DAYS FESTIVAL
March 5th at Victoria St and Hokianga Rd intersection 5pm—10pm. Stalls, singers and children’s entertainment.
Join in the fun.

MIYACI KAN KARATE
Karate is now regarded as one of the best personal development programs.
Karate offers discipline, respect friendship, self belief, and self-defence. It also helps children with their concentration, and can help with asthma.
Classes are held in Dargaville. If you are interested in finding out more ph Craig on 09-437-6186.

T.T.DANCE & DRAMA SCHOOL
Christine Morgan a registered teacher is taking drama and dance classes at the Primary School Hall on Saturday mornings. Examination or non-examination classes are available. American Jazz, American Tap, Hip Hop and for preschoolers movement for fun. For class enrolments phone 09 435 1945.

FISH FACTORY YOUTH
Friday March 5th: Don’t miss out on this fun evening with slippery fun and games. Bring a change of clothes. Meet at the Baptist Church at 7.15pm. For all 10-12yr olds cost $2. Contact S Clark for more info 439 7467.

HEARTLAND SERVICES
Heartland Services provide access to government agencies for rural New Zealand towns. This service is available in Dargaville and is based in the Work and Income Building, Normanby Street.
Government agencies currently represented include:
*Housing NZ Corporation—fortnightly on a Wednesday.
*Maori Land Court—2nd Thursday monthly.
*Inland Revenue Department—2nd Thursday monthly.
*Health Advocate—Information on site.
*Te Puni Kokiri—1st Wednesday monthly.
*ACC, CEG, Tenancy Services—by arrangement.
*MAF, Dept of Labour and OSH—information available.
*Career Services—3rd Thursday monthly.
*Workbridge—by appointment
For more information or to make an appointment with one of the above agencies please contact Deborah Wright on free phone 901 5310, Monday-Friday 9.30am-2.30pm.

PARENTING SEMINAR
John and Naomi Cowan will be hosting a “Hot Tips For Parenting Seminar,” in Dargaville on Wednesday 31st March & Thursday 1st April in the Dargaville Town Hall. Registration 7pm with 7.30pm start. The cost for both evenings is $15 per person and a seminar manual is sold separately on the evening. These evenings have proved highly popular in the past. They are an opportunity for parents to collect fresh ideas and new skills in a relaxed and non-threatening environment. The seminars are designed to provide heaps of fun and humour, and there will be spot prizes during the evening.

GYMNASTICS
The gymnastic club has started at the DPS Hall 6—7.30pm, Mondays and Wednesdays. Preferred dress is shorts and shirt that can be tucked in (skirts and tight jeans are not suitable).
Age 8yrs and older. Cost is free until further notice.

FREE TO GOOD HOME
One long haired guinea pig, see Mrs Castle at school.

KIDZ FANCY DRESS
Direction Dargaville celebrates the 2004 Field Days with a kidz fancy dress. The theme is Field Days all costumed kids please meet outside ABC Kids at 6.00pm on Friday 5th March 2004. Spot prizes awarded for effort. For more information phone Donna 439 0007.

DARGAVILLE SCOUT GROUP
Keas, Cubs and Scouts have vacancies for boys and girls aged 6-14yrs. Phone Frank 439 0074 for more details.
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