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, October 30, 2002
6th November—Central Day
12th November—PTA Meeting
19th November—BOT Meeting
21st November—DPS Athletics
21st-22nd November—Hearing and Vision Caravan
2nd December—Northern Wairoa Athletics
DPS SCHOOL NEWS AND EVENTS
The cake stall will start at 10.30am in the hall please take all cakes
to the hall in the morning. No brought cakes please but money in lieu
of cakes will be greatly accepted.
The Junior syndicate will be doing their steeplechase/obstacle course
at approximately 11.00am on the school field.
All animals will be across the road from the Police Station which parents/caregivers
can see at anytime in the morning. The grand parade of all animals will
be at 12 noon.
Lunch will be at approximately 12 noon and the following will be for sale
in the hall: Sausage sizzle, pies, donuts, iceblocks and drinks.
Any parents able to help out and sell food at lunchtime please phone Ngaire
The bell will go at the end of lunch to signal all classes are open to
view all activities. All children must go to their classroom after lunch
and line up outside. Once the children have been around all the classrooms
with their class they may go home but please let their teacher know.
Many thanks to Sue Wood for the loan of the costumes used in the production.
Also a big thank you from all the staff to all parents/caregivers who
helped out behind the scenes with the production.
There has been a price increase in the school lunch orders. Pies and sandwiches
are now $2.50.
HEARING & VISION
Due to unforeseen circumstances Sandy Pearce had to postpone the visit
and will now be visiting the school on 21st & 22nd November to check
new entrants and any children who have had previous problems with hearing
Please note the change in date for the Northern Wairoa Athletics, from
Thursday 28th to Monday 2nd December. These Athletics will be held at
We have a video of the school production for sale at $12.00 per tape.
To register for a copy phone the school office 439 7255.
OTHER COMMUNITY EVENTS
Arapohue School is fundraising by having a kitchen tour on Saturday 2nd
November from 10am—4pm, $15 a ticket. Phone Christine 439 8546 or
Sue 439 7429 for your tickets.
JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP
Friday 1st November, BBQ, bonfire and fireworks evening. Please bring
a few fireworks and give them to the leaders. This will be held on the
Robertson’s farm, Baylys Beach Road. Phone Alison for more details
439 7798. Cost is $3 including BBQ. For Year 6 – Form 2 children.
DARGAVILLE SWIMMING CLUB
Dargaville Amateur Swimming Club will have their first club night on Monday
the 4th November 2002 at 5.30pm. There is a swimming club newsletter available
from the office.
Wednesday 6th November, 2002 at Rugby Park, Dargaville. Judging starts
at 10.00am sharp
and is held regardless of the weather. School shirts should be worn and
if you do not have one you may borrow one from the school office but you
must have it washed and returned to the school by the following Monday.
Collect your numbers from Mrs Murphy at the rugby grounds. Please sort
yourselves out into teams of 3 for the school teams event eg 3 lambs,
3 calves or 3 goats of similar size, colour etc. See you there and remember
to have fun.
Dargaville Athletics starts at 4.30pm this afternoon at Selwyn Park, all
children aged 7 years and older as at 1st January 2001 are welcome to
come along, weather permitting. All children aged 6 years and younger
will start next Wednesday 6th November at 4.00pm.
NW JUNIOR CRICKET
Starts 2nd November. Notices available at the office.
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