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, 19th November, 2003
20th November—DPS Athletics
27th November—NW Athletics
There has been a change of venue for DPS Athletics tomorrow it will now
be at the High School. All children aged 8 as at 1st January 2003 will
be competing at the High School. We will be leaving at 9am to walk to
DHS and all children are to bring plenty of drink, food and a sunhat.
All library books must be returned by Wednesday next week for the annual
All children must wear sun hats. Those who do not have a sun hat will
be restricted to playing under one of the shade areas. This will apply
to all children. Caps and full brimmed hats will be acceptable, beanies
are not acceptable.
Many head lice infections cause no symptoms, probably less than half cause
itching. So it’s important for you to examine your child’s
hair. The easiest way to do this is to apply conditioner to wet hair and
comb with a fine tooth lice comb then wipe the conditioner from the comb
onto a tissue and look for lice or eggs, they stand out quite clearly
this way. Should you find lice or eggs, your child should be treated.
This is also an ideal way to check your own hair as you can do it yourself.
If you find head lice DON’T PANIC, most families get head lice at
some stage of their children’s school life. It’s no big deal.
The school and pharmacy stock products recommended for the treatment of
What about bedding? Much confusion surrounds this issue! As lice cannot
live off scalp for more than 24 hours, carers should not go to great lengths
to treat bedding or the environment. So drastic is the dehydration of
a louse that after 12 hours away from the scalp it cannot resume feeding.
Simply denying lice the food they require (human blood) is sufficient
to kill lice.
APRIL 2004 ELECTIONS
Parents and caregivers elect the people who govern our school.
The role of school trustees is to ensure that students get the best education
possible. They have an important role in overseeing how our school is
Trustees are people who are committed to education.
They have the skills to work with teachers and the community to provide
quality education for our students.
Why don’t you stand and be counted for our students.
Thanks to the PTA for the donation of sunscreen to each classroom.
The following lunch list is available only on Mondays or first day back
after a long weekend. Please keep a copy of this price list for future
reference. To speed up the process the “Lunch Team” would
appreciate it if you could place your child’s money in a sealed
envelope and write their name, room no., and what they are ordering on
the outside of the envelope.
BAPTIST JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP
Friday 21st November. Gym night at the Dargaville High School Gym, meet
there at 7.15pm. Cost $3.00.
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