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 February 9 2005
14th February—Teacher only day
22nd February—BOT Meeting
First meeting of the year will be 23rd February 7.30pm in the staffroom.
We will be discussing fundraising activities for the year and we gladly
welcome new faces and any new ideas on fundraising.
TEACHER ONLY DAY
On Monday 14th February there will be no school for all children.
Lucky Book orders close on 18th February.
MIDDLE & SENIOR CAMPS
The middle syndicate will be going on camp to Redhill in week 7. Rooms
2 and 18 go on the 15 & 16 March and Rooms 3,4,5 go on the 17 &
The senior syndicate camp is in week 10 at Waiwera. Which rooms going
when are yet to be finalised.
ICEBLOCKS AND JUICES
These are available at lunchtime for children to buy at .70c.
It is the parents/caregivers responsibility to contact the school if your
child or children are absent from school. Phone 439 7255
MENINGOCOCCAL B VACCINE
The forms for this have been sent home this afternoon with every child.
Please read carefully, complete the form (must be in pen) and return to
the school by Friday 11th. If you do not give consent you still must complete
the form and return it.
If you require more information on this phone Claire 021 244 5415.
We have asked several times for parents NOT to park across gateways to
pick up and drop off children, both before and after school as well as
lunchtime. We have the safety of the children to consider and were disappointed
at the number of people who park vehicles in inappropriate places. In
future we will be recording vehicle registration numbers and reporting
them to the police. The safety of children is paramount.
We are looking for some one to take charge of the DPS netball teams. It
involves sorting of teams and handing out the uniforms etc. Please phone
the office if you are interested.
ROAD PATROL CROSSINGS
These crossings are there for the safety of the children so please encourage
the children to use them. Also no parking is allowed on the yellow lines
near the crossings as this impairs the vision for the children doing the
road patrol and looking out for oncoming vehicles.
OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS.
DO YOU KNOW A CLEVER ANIMAL?
Have you ever seen a smart animal? The Royal New Zealand SPCA and smarter
than Jack are seeking true stories of clever animals for a children’s
edition in this best selling book series. To date, this popular series
has raised over $200,000 to help animals. We’d love to know about
your true story. Please tell us in no more than 250 words. Illustrations
are welcome. It can involve any type of animal and any situation. Stories
can be authored by an adult or child, but we recommend stories written
by children are supervised for factual accuracy as they must be true.
The deadline is February 18, 2005. Submit stories online at www.smarterthanjack.com
or post to Smarter than Jack story submissions, P O Box 27003, Wellington.
Please make sure you include your schools name and contact details as
well as your own.
HOW TO DRAW REALLY WELL
On Friday 25th February an exciting workshop by well known professional
artist- “Graham Braddock” will be held at the school. Graham
has inspired many thousands of NZ children with a simple, step by step
approach to drawing. Your child will learn valuable, practical skills,
gain increased confidence and will create a drawing to be proud of. Cost
is $3 per child, only children who pay will go, money to be given to the
Would you like your daughter to have fun and learn skills as a member
of an up to date organization in your local area. If so Guides NZ can
help. We cater for :
Brownies 7-9 yrs
We would also be happy to hear from volunteers who would be interested
in helping with leadership. For more information ph Deborah Pyke 439 1426.
Starting Saturday 12th, 9am at the Dargaville Intermediate for all interested
girls and boys.
Invites you to our open day 19th February 2005. Come and join us for a
fun filled day at the Youth Centre in the old dairy factory complex, 2pm—10pm.
PS2 competitions $2 entry, movie, BBQ, abseil off the tower $2 a go, entertainment
and great prizes.
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