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
18 June 2003
PTA Meeting—18th June
Last day of Term—4th July
Wednesday 18th June at 3pm in the staffroom. All welcome.
PTA PIZZA DRIVE
A reminder to get your forms filled and returned to school no later than
27th June, for delivery on 3rd July. We have spare forms available at
the office if you did not receive one.
DPS JMB NETBALL
Saturday 21st June.
Round 1: 9am—9..45am Court 4
DP 7 Up V Arapohue Aces
Round 2: 9.50—10.35am
Court 4: DP Devils V Ruawai Sparks
Round 1—9am—9.45 am
Court 3– DP Rockets V SP Clovers
Court 1—DP Dolphins V SP Goal Girls
Court 4—DP Straycats V SP Flames
Good luck to DP Devils and DP 7 Up playing in the tournament on Sunday.
Use your clothesline on fine days to dry your clothes.
Wash clothes in cold water, water heating uses more than anything else
in the home.
Only have heaters on in the room you’re in.
Next week the Junior Syndicate plan to take the children on a visit to
the Northern Wairoa Museum.
Rooms 10 & 11, 23rd June 11am
Rooms 9 & 13, 24th June 9.30am
Rooms 12 & 8, 24th June 11am
Cost per child is $1.00
Anne & Mary now have the phone on. The number is 439 4065.
Did you know?
Fluoride works in 3 ways
It strengthens our teeth.
It stops bacteria from attacking our teeth.
It repairs weak parts of our teeth.
Check to see you are using .76 Fluoride content in your toothpaste and
just smear, swish toothpaste and saliva around mouth after brushing and
spit out do not rinse.
BOARD & STAFF MEMBER PROFILES
Each week we will be profiling our staff and board members.
This week we introduce to you:
Merilyn has been teaching at DPS for 10 years and is currently our Senior
Syndicate leader, acting Assistant Principal as well as class room teacher
for Room 18. Merilyn also heads the Math's and planning and assessment
areas for the whole school. In her spare time she enjoys playing squash,
horse riding, indoor netball and fishing.
Having previously taught at Kaihu Valley School, Greg applied for a position
here and has been teaching at DPS for16 years. Having taught in all syndicates
he held the position of Assistant Principal, and was appointed to the
position of Deputy Principal 4 years ago. Greg and his wife Jean live
in Whangarei and have 3 adult children. Any spare time Greg has is occupied
with his daughters wedding plans for December.
OTHER NEWS AND EVENTS
JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP
Friday 20th June Junior Youth Group. Gym Nite—Meet at the Baptist
Church 7.15pm. Cost $2.
I pair of Bodyglove long laced black shoes. If found return to school
Heartland Services provide access to government agencies for rural New
Zealand towns. This service is available in Dargaville and is based in
the Work and Income Building, Normanby Street.
Government agencies currently represented include:
*Housing NZ Corporation—fortnightly on a Tuesday.
*Maori Land Court—2nd Thursday of every month.
*Inland Revenue Department—2nd Thursday & last Tuesday monthly.
*Health Advocate—Each Monday 1.30--2.30pm.
*Te Puni Kokiri—1st Wednesday monthly.
*ACC, CEG, Tenancy Services—by arrangement.
*MAF, Dept of Labour and OSH—information available.
For more information or to make an appointment with one of the above agencies
contact Deborah Wright on 901 5310, or call into the WINZ Office Monday-Friday.
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