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The Flemington School Committee met on Wednesday evening last. Present— Messrs Dunn (in the chair), R. Anderson, Fleming, Smith, S. Anderson, and H. Anderson. A fter confirmation or the minutes of the previous meeting, correspondence from the Board of Education was read, sanctioning the appointment of George W. Smith as pupil-teacher, subject to the usual conditions. The master reported a further increase of scholars since the previous meeting, the daily average for the last four weeks being 40.5. The ~lnspector’s report of the examination, held on the 20th October last i.

was read and considered very satisfactory, andhighly creditable to aIL A communication was received from the master, asking the Committee to line and ceil the back room in the house. ! It wits resolved to ask the Board to grant a sum to defray the cost, and for it further sum to shingle a part of the playground. It was resolved to expend a portion of the money from the tea meeting fund in prizes, to be competed for by the children to be presented on Tuesday evening, 27th inst., after the picnic. Two small accounts were passed for payment, and the Committee then adjourned.

Inspector’s report of liemingto'n School, examined on 20th* October;—Number on the roll, 40; average last quarter, 35 > last week, 37; present at examination, 39. Teacher, Mr H. Cape- Williamson.-Results of examination in Standards—Presented in Standards, 3,2, and 1,16; passed 16; percentage, 100. General remarks.—-This is a new school, and hed been open only 167 times when I examined it. That the teacher has succeeded in properly classifying his scholars is shown bythe fact that all passed as presented. Tim instruction is regulated with a considerable degree of care and skill, and the order, considering that several of the pupils have never before been at any school, is satisfactory. Singing and drawing are not taught—W. L. Edge, Inspector. 11th Nov.”

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FLEMINGTON SCHOOL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 505, 10 December 1881

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FLEMINGTON SCHOOL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 505, 10 December 1881

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