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The monthly meeting of the Port Chalmers School Committee was held yesterday evening. Present—Messrs A. Thomson (in the chair), .1 Cook, W. Elder, J. Morgan. C. De l.onguevdie Graham, and J. Watson, jun.—The following correspondence was read:-From Mr Petrie, Inspector of Schools, informing the Committee that the annual examination would take place on June 24, Received.—From Mr W. F. Platts, solicitor for Captain D. M'Callum, complaining that rubbish from the school grounds was thrown on to his section; that the light to big house on such section had been obscured owing to the erection of a shed in the schorl grounds; and pointing out that after school hours the playground was left open to all and sundry, to the annoyance of the neighborhood. Referred to the Visiting Committee for report. From the secretary Education Board, informing the Committee that the annual meeting of the Educational Institute would take place on July 3, 4, and 5, and requesting that the school be ciosed in order to afford the teachers an opportunity of attending the meetings. It was resolved to grant the midwinter holidays at the time specified.—The chairman Cutram School Committee wrote in reference to the Education Board having recently altered the method of forwarding applications from teachers seeking vacancies, and requesting the co-operation of this Committee in inducing the Board to alter their present system. The secretary was instructed to inform the chairman of the Outran) Committee that action had already been taken by this Committee in the matter.—Accounts amounting to Llßl2# were passed for payment. Messrs J. Morgan and 0. De L. Graham were appointed visitors for the ensuing month.

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES., Issue 7928, 8 June 1889

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES. Issue 7928, 8 June 1889

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