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30 April 2003

COMING EVENTS
30th April-- PTA Meeting
20th May--BOT AGM

DPS NEWS

PTA NEWS
The PTA meeting is this afternoon at 3pm in the staffroom, all welcome.
The PTA will be running the sausage sizzle each Friday at school this term. In order to make the healthiest choice for our children and also to shop locally, we will be buying the sausages from Arcade Meats this term. We hope the children will find the sausages tastier and filling. Our thanks to Arcade Meats for their competitive price. Sausages will still be $1.00 and children are to give the money to their teacher on Friday mornings.
We have just a couple of spaces to fill for cooking the sausages. If you have 1½ -2 hours to spare one Friday morning this term please contact Paula Powell 439 6256. Your support is appreciated.

DPS T-SHIRTS
A reminder to return all school t-shirts used at the Triathlon to the school office.

SCHOOL PHOTOS
These are being done on Thursday 22nd May. All children have been given their order forms, please ensure each child has their own envelope and money returned to the school office by Monday 19th May. The correct amount of money must be in the envelope as NO change will be given. (The school will not be checking envelopes these are opened on the day by the photographer.) NOTE: We will not be taking any family portraits, only photos of children currently attending the school.

VACCINATION
Ministry of Education has advised that all NZ schools will be taking part in a vaccination program for the meningococcal disease next year. This program will be run by the Public Health nurses. When more information is available we will forward it to parents and caregivers.

JMB NETBALL
Netball starts on the 10th May and the draw will be in the Dargaville District News next week. All the teams are full and the girls will be getting their uniforms fitted in the next week. Many thanks to the parents who have offered to help out with the teams.

JMB RUGBY
Rugby training for the Dargaville Primary under 9 teams will be on Thursday’s at lunchtime starting tomorrow, remember to bring your mouth guards.


SOCIAL WORKER IN SCHOOL
We wish to advise you that Kathi Taylor has been appointed as the social worker in schools and will be at Dargaville Primary every Tuesday from 8.30am to 1.30pm. Kathi’s role is to assist children whose social and family circumstances put them at risk of not achieving good health, education and welfare outcomes. The focus is on prevention and early intervention for children and their families. Kathi is a non-statutory worker and non-threatening. The service she delivers is based on a “Needs and Strengths” assessment with respect of the integrity of the family/whanau unit, it’s culture values and priorities.
Contact Kathi at SWIS Office: Phone/Fax 439 1574, Cellphone 025 289 2414
You can leave a message at both numbers and she will get back to you ASAP. All referrals from school staff will be faxed to Kathi via the Principal. Other referrals can come from the family, friends or concerned people and the children themselves.

MOUTHGUARDS FOR SALE
On Friday at lunchtime John Powell will be at the school outside the office selling mouth guards for $2.00


OTHER NEWS & EVENTS

DARGAVILLE SWIMMING CLUB PRIZEGIVING
Prizegiving will be on Friday 2nd May 6.30pm at the Dargaville Intermediate Hall. Please bring a plate along for supper. We look forward to seeing you all there.

SOCCER RALLY DAY
This Saturday 3rd May, 9.00am at Selwyn Park, Dargaville. All welcome, boys and girls of all ages. Assistance of parents will be much appreciated. Fees: 1st child $16, 2nd child $14, 3rd child $12. All enquiries to Lindsay Middleton 439 7402


YMCA WAIWERA LODGE
Father and Son weekend on the 23rd May to 25th May for children aged 7-13yrs. Cost is $125.00. Programme includes sea kayaking, campfire, crazy games, night hikes, burma trail, mud running, overnight camping, orienteering, hot pools, day hikes and rock walking, rock climbing and archery. For more information please call Paul Taylor 09 427 9219 or email: waiwera@nzymca.com

MOBILE EAR CLINIC
The clinic will be outside Woolworths on the 19th May from 9.00am to 3.30pm. No appointment necessary just call in for all glue ear assessments, treatment of discharging ears, grommet checks, wax and foreign body removal.

POSTIEPLUS
Just a reminder that if you purchase garments from a Postieplus store, we are registered on their Schooltex Loyalty Programme and every time a Schooltex garment is purchased and the sale is nominated to our school we receive a 10% cashback. This can help enormously with our fundraising projects.
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