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
Wednesday 30 June 2004
2nd July—Last day of Term 2
19th July—Start of Term 3
The pizzas were delivered today so if you haven’t collected your
order please do so tomorrow. Thank you to all the people who supported
the pizza drive we raised approximately $900. The annual garage sale will
be happening towards the end of next term. If you come across any unwanted
items please put them aside for our garage sale.
All library books were due back on Monday 28th June. Please ensure your
child returns them if they have not already done so.
There will be no netball on Saturday 10th and 17th July.
Draw for Saturday 3rd July
High School Courts
Tasmanian Devils—9.50am—Court 5
Flames— 9.50am—Court 5
Pink Panthers—9.50am—Court 1
Bible on Thursday from 12 —12.30pm in the school hall for the Junior
FUN WITH TE REO
Next Whanau Support Group Meeting is 19th August at 3.30pm in the DPS
staffroom. All welcome.
Are you sick? Kei te mauiui koe?
Have you got a headache?
Kei te anini to upoko?
Room 9 are in need of spare clothes (mainly track pants) for their classroom.
If you have any to spare please drop into Room 9.
The time to choose your pet for pet day is not far away. All calves, lambs
and goats must be born between 1st July and 15th September, 2004. Only
female and neutered males are allowed. Livestock Improvement has a free
website www.calfclub.co.nz which gives an easy to follow guide on the
selection, care and training of calves.
MULTICULTURE TALENT QUEST
The semi finalists are:
Song—Georgia Hancock, Zana Vezich, Megan Clark, Tamrah, Eden &
Katie, Shara, David & Chris, Te Ami & Carly, Marshayla & Mili,
Victoria Vezich, Chanelle, Manaaki, Andrew, Ashley & Georgia, Chloe
& Holly, Damian, Georgia Romley and Anna.
Dance—Manahou & Kia, Pearl, Shannon & Anri, Rachel Hansen,
Sarah & Keely, Katie & Eden and Te Ami & Carly.
Music—Grayson, Tristan, Dane & Danielle, Georgia Hancock and
OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS.
A very friendly fully grown black and white cat has turned up at Baylys
Beach. Phone 439 8151 wrk or
a/h 439 5213
FREE TO GOOD HOME
English/setter cross puppies, 3½ weeks old. There are 3 white and
black and 3 brown and white. Phone 439 7730.
WHITE LIGHT DISCO
At the Coronation Hall in Te Kopuru on Saturday 3rd July. This is to help
fundraise for the Dargaville High School Girls Soccer Team. They are fundraising
for a soccer tournament to be held in Hamilton on 22—27 August.
For ages 5-13yrs, 6.30pm—9.30pm. Cost $3.
There will be food for sale, chips, drinks, ice blocks etc. Also spot
prizes for best dressed, best dancer and silliest dancer.
Parents are welcome to come along.
Children are to be collected at 9.30pm at the door by an adult otherwise
they can not leave the building.
For more information phone Amanda 439 1807 or Jessica 439 6415.
CHILDREN AND TELEVISION
Some television can be a valuable experience for your child as he/she
can learn new concepts, such as telling the time, and have fun doing so.
It is another source of information for your child. However , experts
agree that about one hour of television per day is enough for a small
child. Otherwise, the time that should be spent in active play, discovering
and communicating, is lost and could limit your child’s full blown
From the book “Test your Child” written by Dr Miriam Stoppard.
FOR ALL SYNDICATES
Cookies are available for all syndicates on Thursday and Friday to buy
On Thursday cookies can be purchased from the office before school or
at morning tea time.
Orders for Friday are to be taken in the morning with the sausage orders
and bought to the office where the cookies will be handed out.
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