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SCHOOL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS

ANNUAL MEETINGS OF HOU.SE-

HOLDttti.s

AK&ROA' DISTRICT HIGH

SCHOOL

At tliß annual meeting of the Ak*roa District High Hchool, tbu nnntial report stated that the new school was much appreciated hy the teachers and scholars for in comforts and convaoiences, nod recjrumendmg that something should be done to improve the grounds by Jajing out and plantiog The increased attendance- bad warranted a probationer. The roll numbers, were :-High School, girls 15, boys 8, total 23; Primary School, girls 54, boys 68, total 122; grand total, 146. The balance sheet showed a credit of £112s 7d ; but Mr 0. W, Leete (treasurer), pointed nut that the Board's gtanti of £11 had since come to hand

Mr J D. Bruce mentioned that the Akaroa High School Board had grunted £20 to the High Soh: o' for a classical library. Hβ hoped the.Board W»u!d be able before very long to bitld a high school adjoining the primary school as eood es the necea B»ry legislation was passed through Parliacuent,

a meeting of the new committee, Mr A R. Muaro was re-appointed secretary and Mr C. VV, Leete trea-

surer

The treasurer, secretary and Mr DcdJs were appointed to sign cheques The inspector's report was read and con- satisfactory .The Board wrote stating that they were witling to let the old building as a Cadets' and Territorials' training hall. . '

A- letter was also read from Sergeant-Major Quarterly agreeing tr>, look after the building, Tae visiting oommittees were ap pointed,

The chairman said, in answer to Rev. Hay ward, the Education Board pay k for £'for improving the school grounds, ani providing gymnasium apparatus.

,It was decided, to meet on the ground on Thursday 'next at 8.30 p.en to * discuss improvements to the gound * •■-..

LIT LE RIVER MAIN SCHOOL

The annna meeting of householders of the Little River Maio School for the election of the school commutes was held io ihe eobool oa May 4, there being a poor attendance of householders, Mr ]?. McMarius being yoked to ;the chair oh the; -motion of JMrGI Barely. -'y/'K: '.'•,':■■ '^ ■' ;K[' -.^r;: The niinutea of the preyidiJs annual ■meeting' -*ejre read ai^' ; pon'firm^d»;|,-i; v ;^'; •;■;;.; .The'^bjaianpe^shMt^wajs^re^V-'e^o^ , ; :inji£:«tftialta^ ttiei'tf J were a few pufcstandiEg accoaniK, the balance to hand-iyertO' theVin coming committee would be f 7 Os 9d JWrVF. Wright moved a motion of coDgratulatioQ to the teachers at, their Bucceasfully passing the txaiai nations they bad sat; for,.also a vote of thanks for the capable and energetic manner in which they carried out their duties, which was carried unanimously

Mr Gillman suitably replied on behalf of Miss Horrell and himself. •

The flowing is the committee for the incoming year:—Messrs F, Wright, G. Barclay, G. Giddens, F. Hunt, J. Wright, F. McManus and A. Watson. ' ;At a subsequent aneeting of (be school committee, Mr' P. McManus was elected chairman, and Air A. Watson secretary and treasurer.

Mrs McManus was appointed care taker.

PORT LEVY.

At the annual meeting of householders, Mr H Field presided over a moderate Attend ance. Tbe Bnnual balance sheet, which showed r small credit, was read. The resig , nation of Mr J. JE. Fleming, after ten years' service'es oommitteeuiau aud chairman, was acqepted with regret,. a«d a hea-ty vote of thapka was unanimously aooor ed him for his valuable serviced. The following committee was elected. Messrs H. Field (chair* man) A. R. Fleming, J. Peach, C. Pope, and L, M.WiUon. :.• DUVAUOHELLE

.At the annual meeting of the Duvauchelle householders the following Committee was eleoted—Messrs J Brownlee (chairman) T W.WilkiDß, li Kay, A Brown, J Cairne, J W Berwick, and P Cunningbam I A discussion arose as to whether the pupils of the sobool were entitled to receive free books under the Education Act, as it was understood certain other school? in the district received free books. Some of the householders present were under the improst Etaa that pupils up to certain standards were entitled to free books The report stated that there were 42 names on the roll and the ! average attendance, was 35. If the attend ance rose to 37 tha school would be entitled to an assistant teacher, who was urgently required. • OTHER COMMITTEES.

German Bay—Messrs W. Kearney (obay:man), W. Bunnell, R,. flerriot," •T. «, Shepherdr W- H- Kearney, B, Catterjaole and a, , Qehbie'e YaHey—Messips H Payne (chair , man), H Wright, J C C Gebbie, O Bedford and T Giddens,

pgeon Bay—Messrs A Soott, T Quaid, J gull, AC Wilson and J H Daves. Okain's Bay—Messrs A T MaEon (chair* mac), C S F Moore, R C Mason, J Harris,, D Cunnngbam, T Steel and P Cummings.

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SCHOOL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4394, 8 May 1914

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SCHOOL COMMITTEE ELECTIONS Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4394, 8 May 1914

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