Dairy Flat
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Strive for Excellence – Care for All

Term 4 – Week 7 – 26th November 2020

Term Dates 2020
Term 4 Mon 12th Oct – Mon 14th Dec (finish at 12.00pm)

Term Dates 2021
Term 1 Thurs 4 Feb – Fri 16 April (includes Waitangi and Easter)
Term 2 Mon 3 May – Fri 9 July (includes Queen’s Birthday)
Term 3 Mon 26 July – Fri 1 Oct
Term 4 Mon 18 Oct – Thurs 16 Dec (includes Labour Day)

Important Dates
27 – 9.00am – Whole School Assembly
27 – 5.30pm – 7.30pm pick-up – PTA  Summertime Disco
28 – 1.00pm – Compost Collective – composting course
30 – Continuation of Skillz for life.  Swimming runs until 3rd December

1 – Year 5/6 RAIN save day Athletics Cluster tournament – TBC
4 – 1.00pm – Final Assembly
8 – 1.00pm – End of Year Prizegiving
9 – Year 6 Graduation Lunch – 12.00pm
11 – Reports to go out to parents
14 – End of Term 4 – (finish at 12.00pm)


Please ensure your child has their hat in school at all times

These are available from
Positive Image, 16b Silverdale Street, Silverdale. Shop hours are Mon – Thur 8.30am-4.30pm & Fri 8.30am-3.30pm, online from Argyle Schoolwear or from the school office



Benjamin Hogefjord for focus and effort with your art and Inquiry creation
Keina Takarangi for effort in your writing

Murdo McLeod –
Tyrel Cox – Responsible 

Blake Stevenson for trying very hard this week to make great choices and you have been focused on your learning. I am very proud of you
Sergey Livingston for being focused on your learning when you are working in your learning space. I am very proud of you
Izaac Brown for your focused work and for giving swimming a go and trying your best. Keep it up

Tyler Coburn – Responsible 
Hannah Lucas – Resilience
Kiera Jalandoni – Respect

Aubrey Ding for your efforts across all curriculum areas
Brody Walker for you huge efforts and progress with your Reading
Daniel de Wet for your progress with all areas of the Curriculm
Lientjie Van den Berg for the progress you have already made in the short time you’ve been in our learning zone
Carter Williams for the excellent progress you have made in maths

Maddy EdwardsResilience
Rashane Dewundara Liyanage – Respect
Sophia Miller – Resilience

Angelina Livaja for trying your best in Maths
Opal Johnson – Reading
Kaice Renall for great progress in math & reading
Jasmine Robertson for trying so hard with her reading. Ka Pai!
Mina van Tol for great progress in reading
Chloe Simpson for settling in well at Dairy Flat School

Ibaadat SidhuRespect
Charli PembertonRespect 
Ayvah Taufa-PickensResponsible
Braxton Wootton Responsible
Kaylah Scott – Responsible
Milla Hedley – Responsible



“Summertime” Theme Disco – Friday 27th November in the School Hall. Doors open 5.30pm. Finishes 7.30pm.  $5 entry includes a sausage sizzle. Snacks, drinks and glow sticks will be on sale on the night. Kids bring your coins!  Prizes for best dancers and best dressed. We need parent helpers to set up the hall after school from 3.15pm and help out in the tuck shop from 5.15pm. If you can help please come to the hall/tuck shop.  Looking forward to a fun night! 

Delicious Manuka blend honey 1kg for $40. We have a few pots left! Makes an ideal Christmas gift. Please email Sarah Richardson – [email protected] to place your order

Lucky Book Club – Last Issue of the year!

Christmas is coming! Last day for orders to the office and online TOMORROW 27 November 2020 by 3 pm to ensure delivery prior to end of term.  If you do not want your child to receive the items to bring home, please check or mark ‘gift’ and you will be notified when the gift is in the office ready for pickup.  Any cheques must be made out to Scholastic New Zealand


Weetbix Kids TRYathlon 2021
Registrations are now open, use this link to join the school group

Sunday 28 March, Manly Park, Hibiscus Coast

For ages 6-15 years. Spot prizes, food trucks and loads of fun for the kids.

Early bird entries are open until 7 March 2021

Come and join in a great day with fellow school families!

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