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Wednesday 6 October 2004

COMING EVENTS
19th October—BOT Meeting
22th October—Wild Hair Day
25th October—Labour Day
29th October—Showday
4th November—Production
DPS NEWS.
PTA NEWS
Next meeting is a “Fancy Hat” meeting, wear a hat on Tuesday 12th October at 7.30pm in the staffroom followed by coffee at Blah’s afterwards. Many thanks to Dianne Taylor who co-ordinated the sausage sizzle over the last two terms, and also thanks to the people who helped out with the cooking on Fridays. PLEASE NOTE: There is NO sausage sizzle on Friday’s this term.
BIBLE
Bible on Thursday from 12 —12.30pm in the school hall for the Junior Syndicate.

DENTAL CLINIC
Just a friendly reminder, some children would of come home with consent forms prior to the holidays, can these please be filled in and returned to the clinic. It is important to remember how to brush different parts of your teeth, like brushing upwards on the bottom teeth and downwards on the top teeth. Do not brush your teeth vigorously backwards and forwards as this may damage your gums and wear troughs in the teeth. Anne & Sarah.

FUN WITH TE REO
Shall I read you a story?
Maku e panui tetahi korero ki a koe?
JUMP ROPE
Thank you so much to all the people who participated in Jump Rope for Heart. Altogether Dargaville Primary raised $450.80 for people with heart problems. Well done everyone.

SHOWDAY
All forms need to be returned to the office for children bringing animals. Keep brushing, leading and loving your pets.

MARAE VISITS
Visits to our local Marae Te Houhanga will take place over the next 2 weeks. These visits co-inside with current social studies units. Senior syndicate are going for the whole day on 12th October and the Middle and Junior Syndicates will be going for ½ day on 19th October.

ILLUSION SHOW
On Thursday 21 October, The Magic Company will be delivering a fantastic Illusion Show for all students. This show will cost $1. Children to give the money to their teacher. The show will begin at 9.00am.

WILD HAIR DAY
Friday 22nd October. This national event has been organised for “Save the Children” fundraiser. The concept is simple and everyone is encouraged to wear wacky hair styles for a day in exchange for a gold coin that will brighten the lives of the less fortunate children, in some of the world’s poorest countries.

PRIZEGIVING CUPS
Please return all prizegiving cups to the office asap.

NW CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS
INDIVDUAL:
8yr Girls
1st Isobella Woods
2nd Genae Flett
3rd Lisa Mullan
9yr Boys
1st Steven Pocklington
3rd Linden Alderton
9yr Girls
3rd Francelle Flett
TEAM EVENTS:
8yr Girls
1st Isobella Woods, Genae Flett, Lisa Mullan, Jodie Rees.
8yr Boys
3rd Daniel Frood, Mitchell Powell, Michael McKenzie, Ethan Gorrie.
9yr Girls
2nd Francelle Flett, Cathy Stock, Helena Castricum, Codie Williams.
9yr Boys
1st Steven Pocklington, Linden Alderton, Ashley Bramwell, Timothy Frost
10yr Boys
2nd Blair Frood, Jordan Holster, Travis LeNoel, Daniel Timms


OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS.

FAMILY VARIETY CONCERT
Sunday 10th October at 2pm in the Dargaville Baptist Community Church. Come and hear The Bayswood Quintet, The Bell Ringers and heaps of other local talent. Your donation will be received during the presentation.

FREE TO GOOD HOME
Kid goats for calf club, phone 4390627.

FISH FACTORY JUNIOR YOUTH
Come along this Friday for a gym night at the Dargaville High School Gym. Meet at 7.15pm cost $3 per family. Be in for some fun. Contact Steve 439 7467. For ages 10—12yrs.

MULTI CULTURAL PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL
A Day of Celebration and Sharing of Cultural Performing Arts
At Te Kopuru School October 16th
Powhiri: 9.00pm
Festival start: 9.30pm
This day promises to be a day of non-stop entertainment. All the fun of a fair plus non- stop entertainment of cultural groups, choirs, martial arts, dance groups and more….
Police Dog Demonstration
Fire Brigade Demonstration
HANGI: 12 noon. Prepay at Te Kopuru School or Walden’s Shoes. $6
STALL SITES available $10
Quick Fire Raffles Café Novelty Stalls Craft Food Stalls
For further enquires contact Te Kopuru School 4391802
This is a smoke free event

HAVE YOUR SAY!
Special Education Meeting tonight 7.00pm at the Fish Factory (opposite the RSA)

WHANGAREI BMX CLUB CHALLENGE
All schools in Northland are invited to enter a team in our annual school challenge. To be held at the Whangarei BMX Track, William Fraser Memorial PArl, Riverside Drive, Whangarei, on Sunday 17th October. Any pushbike can be used and entry is $2. More details and forms are available from the school office. Please have completed forms back to the office no later than 13th October.

 

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