Term 2 – Week 9 – 27th June 2019

m 2  Mon 29th April – Fri 5th July
Queen’s Birthday – 3 June
Term 3  Mon 22nd July – Fri 27th Sept
Term 4  Mon 14th Oct – Wed 18th Dec
Agriculture Day – 19 Oct
Labour Day – 28 Oct
Important Dates
28 – Creative Arts Assembly

2 – 1.00pm – Share the Learning
School will close at 12.00pm
 – PHOTOLIFE – Team photos
5 – End of Term Assembly – 1.30pm
25 – Year 5 & 6 Science Roadshow

5 – Science in a Van LZ3 & 4
15 – Year 5/6 Hockey cluster tournament
22 – Rippa Rugby Tournament Day
Rain save day is the 27th August
23 – School Fun Run – Cross Country
Shakespeare Park
29 – Year 5/6 Cross Country cluster

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​VACANCY – Teacher Aid
22nd July – 16 August 2019

In the first few weeks of term three, Dairy Flat School will be hosting a large group of students from China.
We are still looking for one teacher aid for 25 hours a week.  These can be shared roles.  They will be paid positions. The roles will be supporting the teachers in the classroom. Please see Mrs Marshall if you are interested.


Drew Travers for a more focused effort
across the curriculum
Emma Milton for effort in handwriting
Keina Takarangi for effort in problem
Charlie Vermeulen for effort in problem
Ethan Voigt for effort in problem solving
Juandre Barnard for a great improvement
in effort in your learning
Taylor Horwood for contribution to our
‘Champs’ Maths group
Sophie Hoogerland – Enthusiastic effort in all areas of learning
Kaisey McHool – Effort in writing
Donovan Pivac – Respectful
Ruby Hollis – Resilience
Machrie Mcleod – Responsible 

Harri Coggins for continuously being amazing! You offer your help to others in need without hesitating. You are a pleasure to have in our space. Keep being a STAR!
Luke Tucker for taking responsibility in finishing your work to ensure it is completed on time. You created an amazing Fish fraction story!
Brooklyn Mayn for always being a role model for your peers. Your book work is at a beautiful standard and you go above and beyond of what is expected of you as a learner. Amazing!
Olivia Weaver – Respect
Lochlan Rowley – Responsibility
Ryan Bell – Resilience

Ruby Cundy for always trying her best and having positive attitude
Chloe Chand for displaying a positive attitude towards her learning.
Aaliyah Camelo for showing greater independence and a ‘can do’ attitude in her learning.
Dre Carter for working hard at your writing
Nicole Douglas – Responsible
Charlotte Bowmar – Responsible
Charlie Kirchoff – Resilient

Seb Twyman for a huge effort with Benson Bear words
Christian Thullesen – Focused and
engaged learning and being a very helpful and responsible member of Room 7
Megan Sawyer for making an effort with all her work and trying to listen to all the instructions
Rylan McGregor for working hard with his finger pointing in reading
Mason Newman – Resilience
Emma George – Respect
Riley Malligan – Responsible
Lachlan Taylor – Respect
Student led conferences will be held on July 2nd from 1.00pm to 7.50pm.  Please go to the
following link www.schoolinterviews.com.au and enter the event code fnpv5 to make a
booking .

School will close at 12.00pm
A Plus will run from 12.00pm and school buses will run from school at 12.00pmOur new reports will come out on Monday 1st July. These reports contain a lot more information about capabilities and values.

Above expectations – Always, exceptional
Meets Expectations – Most of the time but not always
Working towards – sometimes but not usually (for example -most of the time they are not respectful but sometimes they are)
Needs Support – rarely (teacher support is often needed) 

Basketball/ Miniball –  3rd term of this year 2019

Matches will be at Stanmore Bay Leisure centre.
Year 5/6 play on Tuesday between 4pm and 6pm.
Year 0-2 play on Wednesdays between 4pm and 6pm
Year 3/4 play on a Thursday between 4pm and 6pm.
Practices will take place before or after school at a time convenient for coaches and players.
Notices are available in the office or in your child’s school bag.

We are still looking for 2 more players for our Year 3/4 team, please contact Mrs Committie if your child is interested

​We are now well into Ag day mode. Lots of behind the scene planning and organisation going on.
!st of July is when you can start rearing your animals.
No calves again this year.
We will be trialing caged pets this year. Still have the usual lambs, goats and chickens.
More information about cage pets will be available soon.
Chicken order forms are available in the Ag day folder in the office.
Saturday 22 June 2019 – Netball Result
Dairy Flat Hornets vs Wainui Rockets
15-12, Win
Player of the Day – Pippa for awesome
training and game.
Sportsmanship Award – Mackenzie Emirali
for great stepping up as needed and teamwork
Netball Result
​Dairy Flat Dolphins win 9-0 player of the day Olivia Weaver


PTA Committee
Thank you to all those that attended our recent PTA AGM.
Secretary Position – Wendy Bremner will be stepping down following this 2019 PTA AGM.  Rebecca Grant will take over this role over the coming weeks.
Co-Chair Position – Susan Kitchen will be stepping down at the end of 2019.  A number of parents have expressed interest in this position when it becomes vacant.  Please keep in touch with the PTA either directly in person or via the PTA email address.This is the last year at DFS for both Wendy and Susan, as their children head off to intermediate.  We thank them both and their families for their hard work and service to the school and to PTA!

Movie Night
Many thanks to everyone who supported our Movie Night last Friday.  It was lovely to see so many of our school community there enjoying the night, and another great fundraiser for us.

End of Term Informal Get Together – Friday 05 July
Please feel free to join us for an informal get together over at the Dairy Flat Country Club, anytime from 3:15pm, Friday 05 July.  All past and present welcome, we would love to see you and your families.


Pop Up Globe Midsummer Nights Dream for Kids

The Pop up Globe during the school holidays they are putting on The Children’s Midsummer Nights Dream, a version of the Shakespeare classic, specific design for kids.

Here is the link for you to have a look at:



Indoor/Outdoor School Holiday Netball Programme
Is your child netball crazy or in need of a fun active day in the school holidays?The Orewa College Year 8 Team 1 Netball Team are organising a fundraiser to take them to the big AIMS Tournament in Tauranga in September where they will compete with other top teams from schools across the country –

Join us for a Fun Netball School Holiday programme on 8th and 9th July for year 3-6 primary age kids (suitable for all – no experience needed).
Venue – Orewa College – Gate 2 – Netball courts/gymnasium
9am-3pm Mon 8th and Tues 9th July – 1 day $35 / 2 days $60.

Contact Kerry Johnson 027 3585365 or email kerryinshape@gmail.com for more info or Register online – https://kerryajohnson.wufoo.com/forms/z1gr5p4o1363ans/