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 24th March 2004

COMING EVENTS
School Photos—30th March
NW Triathlon—2nd April
PTA Meeting—6th April
Last day of Term 1—8th April
DPS NEWS
PTA NEWS
Next meeting is 6th April, 7.30pm in the staffroom. The PTA is catering for a conference dinner on the 30th March (not April as stated in last weeks newsletter) and are asking for donations of kumaras, potatoes, cabbages, broccoli and carrots. Please phone Trish 439 4892 or Carlrine 439 7035 if you are able to help out with donations. Pizza forms are due back on Friday 26th March.
SAUSAGE SIZZLE TERM 2: The lunchtime sausage sizzle was very popular last year with children and parents. If you would like to see it happen again and can spare 2 hours one Friday morning next term please give us a call as we are drawing up the roster now. Please call Paula Powell 439 6256 or Dianne Taylor 439 1575.

JMB RUGBY
Rugby will start on Sunday 4th April 2004 at Rugby Park, Dargaville with a 7 aside tournament. All registration weigh-ins will be done there and subscriptions collected ($10). For all children aged 5yrs and older. Times and teams to be advised. All children who wish to play this season are asked to assemble in the DPS school hall next week on Thursday 25th March after you have eaten your lunch. Any queries phone John Powell 439 6256(home), 439 7295(work) or 021 439 555.

SCHOOL PHOTOS
Payment needs to be returned with your form by 30th March. Please make cheques payable to Sharron Booth.

TE REO
Next whanau committee meeting 1st April 3.30pm in the DPS Staffroom. Ko wai? Means who? Kotiro means girl.

NW KAI IWI TRIATHLON
Year 5 and 6 children are eligible to enter the triathlon on 2nd April 2004, held at the Kai Iwi Lakes. Children may do it as an individual or in teams.
Forms should have been returned to the school by today. There will be sausages, drinks and juices for sale on the day.

BIBLE
Bible will be commencing in school on Thursday 25th March, from 12 —12.30pm in the school hall. It will start with the Juniors, Middle Syndicate will be next week with the Senior Syndicate the week after.


DPS SWIMMING CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to the following age group Champion swimmers.
8yr girl—Georgia Hancock
8yr boy—Micheal Ballard
9yr boy—Daryn Jeffery
9yr girl—Taryn Gillespie
10yr girl—Kirsty Frame
10yr boy—Kyle Hobson
Congratulations to all swimmers who participated at Northern Wairoa on 11th March you all achieved good results. Also our relay team, Kia Kokiri, Kirsty Frame, Taryn Gillespie and Megan Clarke who won the Super 4 Relay race. Well done!

BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTIONS

We have had 8 nomintions for the Board of Trustees. We will be holding an election to determine the 6 positions available on the Board. Take this opportunity to have your say.
Voting Papers will be posted to eligible voters this week. If you do not receive voting papers, it may be that we do not have your most recent address on our files.
Please read voting instructions carefully to ensure your vote is not invalid.
Invalid Votes:
If you vote for more than 6 people.
If your vote is not clear.
If you vote is not on the original voting paper.
If your voting paper is handed in after noon on 2nd April.
If your voting paper is not in the envelope supplied.
If you have put more than 1 voting paper in the envelope supplied.

Voting papers can be handed in to the school office or posted.
If you are posting your votes, you must provide a stamp for the envelope. To ensure the voting paper receives us on time, please post by 5pm 1st April.

You may vote for as many candidates as you want, as long as it doesn’t exceed 6. So if you only wish to vote for 3 people this is fine.
Results will be published in the local paper during the week of 13th April.

Introducing the Candidates:

Kathryn de Bruin, Claudia Guthrie, Liz Humm, Viv Hutchins, Darren Jones, Sharon Pomare, Richard Rozendaal, Penny Smart.
A profile of these candidates accompanies your voting paper, please take the time to read about them.

If you have any queries, you may phone Rosie Sanford at school – 439-7255.


OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS.

FISH FACTORY YOUTH
Friday April 2nd, “The Great Egg Race,” at the Baptist Church 7.15pm. Cost $2 for all 10-12yr olds, all welcome.


GIRL GUIDE BISCUITS
Fresh crisp girl guide biscuits available and delivered to your door within Dargaville township. Plain $2 pkt or $30 box, Chocolate $2.30 pkt or $41.40 box, Minis 2.30pkt or $36.80 box. Phone Lyn Britton 439 0627 between 6.30—8.30pm.


MULTIPLEX
“LAST STOMP” Friday 26th 6pm—9pm. Fun night open to all ages. Entry $5 includes water bombs, a sausage, free hire of rollerblades, skateboard or scooter. Closed door policy and full adult supervision. For more details phone 439 6093.

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