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RANGIORA HIGH SCHOOL.

RESIGNATION OF PRINCIPAL,

A special meeting of the Rangiora High School Board was held last evening to consider the resignation of the principal, Mr T. It. Cresswell, who has been appointed inspector of secondary schools with headquarters at Wellington. There were present: Messrs T. 11. Ball (chairman), \V. A. Banks, H. Boyd, C. I. Jennings, R. Marshall, 11. Collie, J. Stevenson, C. W. Bell, F. Horrell, and E. R. Good (secretary).

The chairman said Sir Cresswell's resignation had come as a great surprise to him as well as members of the Board, and they all regretted losing such a splendid teacher. In moving that the resignation be accepted with regret, Mr Banks said he was very sorry indeed that Mr Cresswell was resigning, but he was to bo congratulated on his appointment. Ho wished him every success in his new snherc. Since Mr Cresswell had taken charge of the school he had raised it to a very high standard of efficiency, and it was now recognised as one of the best secondary schools in the Dominion.

TTie motion was carried. Mr Banks's remarks being cordially endorsed bv all the members of the Board.

Mr Cresswell briefly acknowledged the kindlv things snid of liim, and said he was leaving with reluctance. Ho expressed the that the Board would find no difficulty in securing a man to replace him.

It was agreed to accept tho resignation as from July 14th. and to advertise for a successor at £425 per annum The chairman. Messrs Banks. Jennings. and Good wore appointed a committee to consider the applications

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RANGIORA HIGH SCHOOL., Press, Volume LIII, Issue 15939, 28 June 1917

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RANGIORA HIGH SCHOOL. Press, Volume LIII, Issue 15939, 28 June 1917

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