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 St, Dargaville.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2002

COMING EVENTS
15th October—PTA Meeting
15th-16th October—Hearing and Vision Caravan
17th-19th October—Arts & Crafts Festival
22nd October—BOT Meeting
31st October--Showday

SELWYN PARK CHALLENGE
A great day was had by all who attended the rugby and netball challenge at the end of last term. The rugby was a close match and ended up a draw, the Standard 4 netball girls had a close game with Selwyn Park winning 10—8 and the Standard 3 girls came out with a good win 12—3. Many thanks to Dave Dennis, Keith Nichols, Hal Harding, Kelly Bryers and Louise Pocklington who coached these teams.

SUNHATS
All children must wear a sunhat this term, those who do not wear a sunhat will be restricted to playing under one of the shade areas.

SHOWDAY
Any late entries for animals on showday will be accepted up until Monday 21st please give to Mrs Vincent. Also helpers are required for the day please phone Peggy 439 0457

DPS T-SHIRTS
We still have a lot of t-shirts not returned from last term. Please return as soon as possible to the office.

PTA
The next PTA meeting is 15th October at 7.30pm in the staffroom. All welcome.

HEARING & VISION
Sandy Pearce will be visiting the school on 15th & 16th October to check new entrants and any children who have had previous problems with hearing and vision.

POSTIE PLUS
Just a reminder that we are part of the Schooltex Loyalty Programme so if you purchase any clothing from Postieplus with the schooltex label on it and mention our school we get a percentage of the sale.

PRIZEGIVING CUPS
Can we please have all cups returned to the office from the 2001 D.P.S. prizegiving as soon as possible.

JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP
On Saturday October 12th we are going to a BMX track in Whangarei, please bring your own bike. Leaving the Baptist Church at 1pm, cost is $6.00 each which includes tea. For all children aged between 10—12yrs or Year 6—Form 2.

DARGAVILLE TENNIS CLUB
Tennis for juniors is starting on Thursday 24th October. Year 6, Form 1 and 2 children
4—5pm and for Form 3 and upwards 5—6pm. Cost $20 for the season. Any inquiries phone Julie Chiaroni 439 6309

MOBILE EAR CLINIC
The Mobile Ear Clinic will be outside Woolworths on 21st October from 9am—3.30pm. For all glue ear assessmenst, treatment of discharging ears, grommet checks, wax and foreign body removal. No appointment necessary just call in.

ROLLER DISCO
At the Multiplex this Friday 11th October, 7—9.30pm. For children 7yrs—14yrs. Entry $4 includes blades or bring your own. Drinks, ice-blocks and snacks available.

NEW PLAYGROUND
Thank you very much PTA for the new Junior Adventure Playground. All of the junior children have been enjoying it to the max over the last two days. Older children have managed a turn outside of normal school time - they also think it is good. The PTA has raised over $10,000 for the playground through events such as the Garage Sale, selling food and drink at sports events, sausage sizzles, etc. A small group of people have done a lot of work and now all of our junior children are benefiting as a result - well done PTA.

NO SAUSAGE SIZZLE
There will be no Friday Sausage Sizzles this term.

DPS 125 YEAR REUNION
We are busily organising the 125 year reunion. It is coming up very soon - Labour weekend. If you are intending to come please register urgently, we need numbers for catering. If you know of others coming please ask them to register as soon as possible. Thanks.

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