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The monthly meeting ot the Arthur street Committee was held last night; present Messrs R. N. Adams (chairman), A. Burt, A. Sligo, P. M‘Gregor, Crawford, W. M'Adam (secretary), and Captain Orkney, Tho head-master reported that Mr Findlay, who had been appointed fourth assistant, would assume his position after the school had been examined, —The Education Board wrote that the school would be examined on the 10th inst. by Inspectors Goyen and Taylor.—The Outram Committee wrote that they had recently passed a resolution asking the Education Board to revoke their resolution providing that the names of only three candidates should be submitted to school committees, and asking further that the old system should be reverted to viz,, sending to committees the names of all properly certified applicants. They requested the Arthur street Committee to communicate with the Board in this direction. The Outram Committee’s resolutions were approved, and it was resolved to write to the Board as desired.—The chairman and Messrs Burt, M‘Gregor, and M'Adam were appointed a committee to confer with the head-inaster as to Mr Oscar David's request that the Committee would consider tho matter of providing physical instruction.— The head-master reported that the average attendance for the month of May had been— Boys, 318; girls, 271; total, 589. The numbers on the roll were—Boys, 350; girls, 298; total, 648.—Mr M'Gregor and Captain Orkney were appointed the Visiting Committee for the month.—Accounts amounting to Ll4 Os 7d were passed for payment. The meeting of the Caversham Committee was attended by Messrs Rutherford (chairman), Tennant. Grave, Frye, Stewart, Craig, and the Rev. J. Hinton. It was resolved to support the resolutions of the Outram Committee, and to requestthe clerk of the Dunedin and Suburban School Committees’ Conference to call a meeting of the Conference to consider the matter previous to next meeting of the Board. It was agreed to close the school for a week at midwinter.

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES., Issue 7924, 4 June 1889

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES. Issue 7924, 4 June 1889

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