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Wednesday 8 September 2004

COMING EVENTS
10th September—Mini Olympics
14th September—NW Cross Country
17th September—Last day of Term 3
NEXT TERM
29th October—Showday
4th November—Production
DPS NEWS
PTA NEWS
Next meeting 12th October, 7.30pm.
Thank you to the people who helped out with the garage sale last weekend, $950 was raised
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BIBLE
Bible on Thursday from 12 —12.30pm in the school hall for the Middle Syndicate.
TALENT QUEST FINALS
Mrs Bennett-Galo regrets that once again the Talent Quest must be postponed due to ill health. The Talent Quest finals will be after the school holidays, the date yet to be finalised. Sorry for any inconvenience.

JUMP ROPE
The school is currently in training for Jump Rope for Heart. On the jump off day all children will get an opportunity to show off their skills. Each child who participates will receive a certificate from the heart foundation. The Donation envelope has been sent home with all children this afternoon, this must be back at school on Friday 10th September.

DPS CROSS COUNTRY
Well done to all children who entered in the cross country held on Monday 6th September.
7yr Girls—1st Amelia Williams 2nd Grayson Roach 3rd Elsie Boakes
7yr Boys—1st Jesse Johnson 2nd Julian Bryers 3rd Arnie Silby
8yr Girls —1st Lisa Mullan 2nd Danielle Silby 3rd Genae Flett
8yr Boys— 1st Regan Randall 2nd Joseph Simpkin 3rd Albert Boakes
9yr Girls—1st Francelle Flett
2nd Karina Boakes 3rd Helena Castricum
9yr Boys—1st Steven Pocklington 2nd Joel Evans 3rd Linden Alderton
10yr Girls—1st Rochelle Lundon
2nd Holly Henderson 3rd Ashley Carruthers
10yr Boys—1st Blair Frood 2nd Jordan Holster 3rd Travis Le Noel

NW CROSS COUNTRY
All children who were 8yrs old as at the 1-1-04 and eligible to go to the NW Cross Country held at Aranga will be given a notice to take home. This needs to be signed and returned asap. The programme for the day is:
9.30am Course open for inspection
10.00 Course closed
10.15 All competitors assemble on field in designated areas. Race times are approximate.
10.30am 12yrs boys & girls
11.00am 11yr boys & girls
11.30am 10yr boys & girls
12.00 9yr boys & girls
12.15pm 8yr boys & girls
12.45 Lunch
A wide variety of refreshments will be on sale continuously from the hall.

LIBRARY
All library books must be returned on Monday.

DENTAL CLINIC
Avoid frequent drinks of juice or soft drinks. Water is BEST, not only is it good for our teeth but it helps to purify the blood and flush out our kidneys. Add a slice of lemon or a sprig of mint for a refreshing healthy water drink. Anne & Sarah.

FUN WITH TE REO
Where are your ears? Kei hea o taringa?
Where is your nose? Kei hea to ihu?


MINI OLYMPICS
Friday 10th (weather permitting) the whole school will be participating in a “Mini Olympics” day.
There will be 32 different countries participating in fun activities, Also included in these activities will be jump rope activities as part of our jump off. Children will be told their countries later this week, and if they wish, they may come dressed in the colours of their country. So come along and support your favourite country. We will need some parent help on the day, if you can help, phone Rosie/Louise in the office.
Sausages will be on sale. Pre-orders for sausages will need to come to school on the Friday morning with your children.
9.00– 9.15—Opening Ceremony
9.15—12.35—Games
12.35—1.25—lunch
1.30—2.00—Medal Presentation

BRIEFS FROM THE BOARD MEETING
Bilingual signs being purchased for school
2 helpers came forward to help compile maths resources
healthy food options discussed
board sent letters to MP’s supporting Teachers claims
school joining Managed Intranet with Telecom
lease agreement signed allowing for 8 teachers to get new laptops
draft charter presented for discussion
Colin Schwamm still in hospital, unable to establish when his return will be. Meantime Mrs Russell will continue on, and arrange cover for days she is unable to be present.
Advertising position for DP position by next term.
Selwyn Park Challenge successful, win in STD 3 netball and soccer, draw in rugby and loss in STD 4 netball
Hazard register been compiled.
Need for security lights for staffroom area.
Sharon Leaborne is the new treasurer for PTA
Notice board to be placed in foyer area to put Whanau minutes, notices and artwork on

OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS.

DIS SCHOOL PRODUCTION
“INVASION” Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th September 2004, in the DIS Hall. Doors open at 6.30pm, show starts 7.00pm. Tickets available at the school office. Adults $4, Child $2 and family pass $10 (2 adults and 2 children)

MOBILE EAR SPECIALIST CLINIC
The clinic will be outside Woolworths on Monday 13th September from 9.00am to 3pm. No appointment necessary just call in for all glue ear assessments, treatment of discharging ears, grommet checks, wax and foreign body removal.

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