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The monthly meeting of tlie Borough School Committee, was held last evening, Mr B. T. Missen presiding.A letter was received from the Ashburton Borough Council asking for the children to be given an opportunity of being present at the reception to the Governor and Lady Liverpool on •Wednesday.—lt was resolved to give xthe scholars a half-holiday ' to-mcr-Irow. A letter was received from the Ashburton Technical School director in reference to the Borough and Hampstead School Committees representation i on the Board of Managers.—lt was re- ) solved that the chairman should interview the chairman of the Hampstead School-Committee, with the idea that the headmaster of each school shall act as representative of the two committees every alternate year, and that Mr Schneider act j during the coming year,. in consideration of the fact that "Mr Borthwiok had acted last year

The Education Board wrote stating that Miss L. A y Humphreys had been appointed pupil teacher, her engagement to be. of the second year, : with three years of service.— Received.—Thb Board also wrote forwarding applications for the position of assistant mistress at Allenton.—lt was unanimously agreed to appoint Miss E. M. Hayes to thp> varancv.

The Headmaster reported that tho average attendance at the Main School had been 363. The highest attendance hid boon 375. and the lowest 352. At the side school the average attend svnee had been 1.07, end the highest and low-est-attendances 113 and 98 respectively. The roll numbers vrevo 392 at the Borough School and 119 >t Allenton.-— Thy report w.,s adopted. It was resolved to close the- school on tho second day of the Ashburton A. 1 and P. Association's Show.

Messrs T. M. Clark and T. H. Undrill were appointed a Visiting Commi+tee for the ensuing month.

The committee appointed in tion with obtain Ink new school building, recommended the advisability of exchanging the infants' school site for

the Agricultural Department's stock reserve on West Belt, and that the Education Department be asked to try to effect the exchange. —It was decided to act on the recommendation.

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BOROUGH SCHOOL COMMITTEE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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BOROUGH SCHOOL COMMITTEE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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