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The annual treat and distribution of pdz a la connection with this lohool took pl&oe on Friday last. Tho rc v olan dßaembled at the eobool at 11 o'clock, and were regaled with a bonntifal Bupply of i»oo i thing*, provided by the oomraittea. During the afternoon races and various 'amos wore Indulged In. In the evening ta adj moment was nude to tho eobool whare the ladies were again kapt busy In supplying eatables to all. After ample jastice haa been dpoe to theae, per hi pi the moat pleas*nt part of the proceedings —the distribution, of the prises, began — This was dupe by the. Chairman oL the Committee, Mr John Coohraue, who td« drtssed the ichohra la a few words of kindly advice and encouragement. Prizes wre given those vrho pawed the loipeo* •or's examination, and awards to ail >he • others, every obild receiving * book. Cheers were then given for the Committee' the ladles, and tho teacher, after which, the proceedings broke op, all having enjoyed themsalves, without * hitoh to mar the day's pleaiore. The following is the list of the prlsw winners m order of merit. .-' '" Standard Vl—James Kennedy, drix? Nelly Innea, 2. . Standard V—William Ooehrane. 1: T. Williamson, 2 Standard IV—OhrMn* GUmonry if Mary Kennedy, 2, " Standard lll—Jesuie Innei, 1; Gay Latham, 2; Charles Ooobraue, 3; Hugh Kennedy, 4 Standard ll—James GllmoUr, 1 1 Jaannle Ooohrane, 2; Mary O'Loaghlln, 5; * Standard I—Jessie Helings, 1; Danoan Ooohrane 2; L'zzia Soott, 3; Rottaa Helings, 4; Jme Kennedy, 5. ? > ' Prize for good oondnot, (boyrj^—WlllUm Ooohrane. Prize for good oondaot, (glib) —Christina Gilmonr. Master's prizj for home work—Gay Letham. Master's prize for good attend^ •hoe —Jane Kennedy. .''■-'■ Mrs Jary'a pr!z»s for sewing—Magglf Sootf, Jessfe laaea, Jans Ooohraqe, Jaae Kennedy, L'zzeSaott. - The following is the Inspector's report: —The Bohool has passed a very suooersfnl exvminatlon. As regards the quality of the work, the chases boloir 8. .1 resoh, without any opeoial merit, the average of sohools wtere the teaoher hti icvoral olasses to attend to. Above S. 4 the work generally throughout the series of cnbjeota poaseesas vory great merit, and shows sjuod, oarefal, and intelligent teaohing, Drawing has not been marked m S. 3, as, although the books are carefully done, the drawing of the text ett Jdaroely shows sufficient merit; To* reading of the flohool may be gnatlj improved. Percentage of passes, 47.4; pee oent»ge of failures. 14.3. Percentage pa class subjeots, 65; additfoaal marks, 4h. W. J. AifDKßsoiff, Inspector.

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ELGIN SCHOOL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2032, 9 January 1889

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ELGIN SCHOOL Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2032, 9 January 1889

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