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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL OPENED

..-■' -MOST MODERN.BUILDING: U?\ : -was;a big gathering,'this.afterf .noon on the occasion of the "the"Hew School, Newton; i .', Minister; of ]Educatibn 'G:J : . Parr (chairman .of the Auckland' Education and. Sir Maurice OTftorke ; . 'of ' the', .Grammar School Board);, ,;j ■■'' ■'■"' 'j* - -'' . '&': - The-building, stated to be; the most modern school'in-the Dominion'/ is of red brick with cemented facings. The roof has beeS-done ih'girey slate. The gallery floor -is' L of "reinforced concrete, and '#, fireproof. • The' three ~of stairs, are concrete, land the walls are done-in plaster inside; . ij-,^ .' .tl;'')/ : . ~ The school- stands in-' r a 'big ground abutting on the Western Park. ._ The Vi playground-is- unique; "'-'ft'- is a balcony supported: on' huge Coromandel granite'columns,- anJL Train this .balcbny .a.splendid. view of the , harbour is. obtainable. There are ten class rooms, a laboratory, "science lecture 'robins, and retiring rooms for. the teachers,,

The architectural, work was done '.by, Messrs. H.. L. Wade ; and W. A. Cummings. ..Mr.\J6-hri ; : ! Davis was the Contractor.- ' ' ! . ! 1 v \. "' "

', •During, the ■ afternoon, the" Hon. : Geo. Fowlds presented to Miss Lenora; .Mary Sutherland the Nelson Memorial plaque, which is made from copper talcehoiit of the famous Victory, j The..British and Foreign Sailors! Society- of London offered four plaques :for the' Dominion,; and'-Miss I Sutherland, of the Onehunga High School, was awarded 'this; 1 plaque' fpr-girls of the North Island,, her essay being on "What Does the. Empire iowe to Nelson and his Sailors?" * ■ •'"■?•--4

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GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL OPENED Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 84, 8 April 1909

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