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AKAROA DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL.

PM.ZE-: AND i'llEbiiMTATlOiV,

On Fii'.lny ir-Ht thcro wns a pleasant iijformul ■;:!)flie>ii)g at Aktiroa, when ibo Fchcioi iii'uko up for tho Christmas holidays. It w;>s only di-c'decl lo have any coremony at the last moment, so thet tl.ioi'o was only a small attend anco of outsido people. B< fore the ppecial prizes wares pre sealed, the pupils of iha secondary and primary departments gave a vmy pleasant, little entertainment, which was much eujoyed by all. Rev. J. W. Hayward presented the dux medal given by the Akiiroa High School Boa id to Hazel Doddf, who was dux of the secondary department. Mrs 11, Wiikins presented the following prizes lo the sue-

a.-it.! pupils

£jmvi*g Phizes Senhrj Division (presented" by. Mrs IT Wiikin*),-Winnie WbiUey Junior DiWsan.—Betty Wilkins, Cooking Prizes, Senior Division.- Prize presented by Mis- Ly iskcy, Lorna Armstrong ; prize presented by Miss Morrison, Mary (hickley.

Juno" Division.—Morven Feigns. Nsa'ejt Note Book—Etbel Pilk iogton, Good Progress. Upper School.- Clifford Brown, Nellie Hammond. In fun 1 ; Room —Innis HavwnrrJ, Good Attendance. Dorothy and Marjorie Ditely. The funds for the bulk of the prizeß were obtained by concerts given by the children, for which a small 'idmission fee was charged.

The'pupils and teachers of the school gave Mr Menzies, who bae been relieving at the school in Mr Hall's absence, a pipe aa a token of Ibpir appreciation.

Rev. J, W. Hayward made the presentation on Fohalf of the teachers and pupils, and, in doing so, said that Mr Menzies was to be congratu latcd for the way he had worked with the children.

At the close of the prize giving fcbe Rev. J. W. Hayward addressed the pjpiia. He said that the committee was gratified at the way the children had worked, and at the excellent re port obtained. He wished them all a happy holiday, and said he hoped they would come back prepared to do another year's good work.

A telegram was received from Mr 0. Elall, wishing them all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and this was read out to the pupils by Mr Gray.

Mr Doid3 called for Ihree cheers for the teachers, and also one for Mr Hali. • '

The cheers closed the function..

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AKAROA DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913

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AKAROA DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4359, 23 December 1913

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