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Ashton School Committee.

A meeting of the above Committee was held in the school on Saturday, the- 19th insV Present: Messrs T. Taylor (in the rli i: r). J, Shearer,.J. Crbssan, J^Ashton, ■I. Omv.'and R. Gilmdur/'"Circulars were 11- v'- 1.«-I from the Board of Education re voting at the election of Committees, and the preservation of the gymnastic appara- ( tus. It was resolved to thank Mr Henderson, of Flemington, for examining the school for prizes, and Messrs Taylor, Shearer, and J. Croy were appointed to purchase the books and allot and distribute them. As this was the last, meeting of the present Committee, Mr Shearer took this opporiunity of proposing a vote of thanks to the Chairman for his care and attention to the wdrk during his term of office.—Seconded by Mr Ashton and carried unanimously.-^ The Chairman remarked in reply that he was pleased to notice the kindly feeling that existed between the Committee and the teachers, and thanked the members, for their vote. The Committee next considered;the. Inspector's report, and the (Chairman pointed out that in the letter accompanying the report the Board expressed its' pleasure at receiving so very good a report., ■ The following is a, copy of the schedule and the Inspector's "remarks :—

GENERAL REMARKS. '' The school has passed an excellent examination. Throughout all the classes the performance of the pupils is of tho very highest merit, marked as it is by ' intelligence of the best quality, and by most careful attention to every detail of the mechanical work. The average age of the -first standard is high, but the excellent preparation which the preparatory division is now receiving, justifies the hope' thabafc the nox£ examination this defect will be remedied by a presentation in every respect commendable."—(Signed) L. B. Wood, Inspector. The Committee having considered the above > report resolved that it be pub- ! lished in full, and on the motion of Mr 'J. Croy, seconded by Mr Shearer, the following resolution was passed unanimously: "That, on receiving so exceptionally good a report, this Committed expresses its great satisfaction at the good work being done in the school, and that the teachers, Mr Mitchell and Miss Ingram, be congratulated and thanked for their efforts to keep up that high character which the school has' hitherto maintained, and wishes, them every success in future."

The Chairman was asked to prepare a report for the annual meeting, after which the Committee adjourned,

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Ashton School Committee., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2408, 23 April 1890

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Ashton School Committee. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2408, 23 April 1890

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