ASHTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE.
A meeting of the above Committee was held In the schoolroom on Wednesday the 19:h inßt. There were preßont Mojßrs T. Taylor (m tho chair), J.Oroasnn, J. Shoarer, D. Kyan, W Wilson, W. Timms, . The minutes of tho previous mooting was read and confirmed. Correspondence waa read feem tho Board re examination of Bohool, The Chairman Htatod that tho Incidental fund at tho bank amounted to £17 9 1 lid, and the prfzj fuod amounted to £7 3s. It was reaolv.id to havo a childron'B treat In connection with the sohool on tho 2Gch lnat., and to meet la Mr Aatitnn'a paddock at 10 30 a,'«. V, wue deolde-J that both the touchers anil thi Ohalrman bo ankod to pnrchaae thoprizjß. The lnapeotor r a report waa next o,n eldored and wqdrs follows : — 1 J ABB SOIJJEOTS.
Per oentago of passes, 57 i ; per oontago of failures, 7 9, Class Subjects.
In hii) gonoral remarks tho Inspector obaorvod that tho school had again pnseed a vory Buccoesful oxamination, botjf^ toaohorß having worked vpry woll indeed. The ci'denco of diligonoo on the part of Iho children was quito as remarkable. On tho mo t important suhjoctn the answering m grammar, history, googr aphy and Boionoo nhowori moat careful proparution and intelligent treatment. On the school work i\b a wholo iho only important criticism wna m connection with the arithmetic of tho nppor fltanrlardß which the Inspootor considered required improvomont m tho methods adoptod. The Committed aftor carefully con- i sidoring the report passed tho following roaolution on tho motion of Mr Shearer, eooondod by tho Chairman : Thut oonHi'dering the vory excellent examinations that tho Hohool has Hustained during the pant Bovoral yoarp, it la very g*utifyln<? to tho Oommittoe to find that the school is still making steady progress, and baa ugnin paßßed a Vi<ry euccoßflful oxamination, and that a very hearty Vote of thanks bo convoyed to the teaohera, Mr Thoa Mitchell and Mi'bb A. ll . Ingram. Carried unanimously. Aftor Bqtno details oonnootod with the treat had been considered the meeting
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ASHTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888
ASHTON SCHOOL COMMITTEE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888
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