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 4 November 2004
11th November—Whanau Support Group Meeting.
22nd November—DPS Athletics
30th November—NW Athletics
The next meeting has been changed to the 17th November. This will be our
last meeting of the year. Everyone is welcome and we will have a social
The raffle winners are Tania Wilson $100 and Chris Davidson the scratchies.
Many thanks to the families who donated cakes or money to the PTA cake
stall. A big thank you to the many parents who helped organise, cook sausages,
sell lunches and produce in the hall. This fundraiser could not have been
so successful without everyone’s contribution and over $1800.00
was raised last week.
At the end of the production the PTA will be selling juice, water, popcorn
and cookies for $1 each.
On Thursday evening all children are to meet at the school on the asphalt
at 6pm. Please ensure your child is here at that time as we need to organise
them and have them at the hall and seated before 6.30pm.
The production is expected to finish at approximately 7.30pm.
PET DAY RESULTS
Thank you to all the children who brought animals to show day. You should
be very proud of yourselves as your pets were a credit to you all.
Champion Jessica Curel
Reserve Aimee Constable
Champion Sarah Nichols
Reserve Samantha Lupton
3. = Cam McCullough
Champion Sara Priest
Reserve Holly Frood
Champion Michelle Mason
Reserve Blair Frood
Champion Dana Britton
Reserve Rebecca Britton
FUN WITH TE REO
Whanau Support Group Meeting 11th November 3.30pm in the staffroom. Shannon
Price will be visiting from Te Ha, all families welcome.
Bible on Thursday from 12 —12.30pm in the school hall for the Middle
Signs of poor oral hygiene are bad breath or bleeding gums and are both
symptoms of gum disease. If neglected, the gum disease can destroy the
fibres and bone that hold the teeth in place. Flossing helps where your
toothbrush can’t reach. Anne & Sarah.
There has been a change of practice day for the talent quest finalists.
It is now on Thursdays at lunchtime, remember to bring your CD’s.
Finals will be on Friday 19th November, 6.30pm in the school hall. Entry
is gold coin koha.
“When students read for pleasure, when they get “hooked on
books”, they acquire, involuntarily and without conscious effort,
nearly all of the “language skills” many people are concerned
about….” .by Stephen Krashen—The Power of Reading.
Do your boy/s refuse to read, the library has an excellent book on how
to get your boy into reading for parents and caregivers to borrow. As
well as many other books on how to get your child hooked on reading.
Library also has a few more books to cover. If you can help please see
Anita in the library.
LIFE EDUCATION CARAVAN
The life education programme will begin for all students at DPS on 10th
November. Each class will visit the caravan over a series of sessions
and each syndicate will have their own health focus. The cost for this
is $2 per child. Please pay to their class teacher.
OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS.
FISH FACTORY JUNIOR YOUTH
Junior and Senior family fun Guy Fawkes Night. We are going to the Taylors
farm for the evening. Ph 439 7507 for directions. Meet at the DBCC at
6pm. We will be having a barbeque tea, playing storm the heights and a
“build a guy” competition. Fireworks at approx 8.30pm and
marshmallows around the fire. Families please provide a pkt marshmallows,
fire works and meat. Children coming along without caregivers please bring
$3. We will be returning to DBCC around 10pm.
Primary School 2005 School Newsletters:
Primary School 2004 School Newsletters:
Primary School 2003 School Newsletters:
Primary School 2002 School Newsletters: