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The monthly meeting of the Macandrew road School Committee, held last evening, was attended by Messrs Taverner (chairman), Somerville, Milburn, J. Smith, Scott, Develin, Craig, and Todd. The head-teacher (Mr Bennett.) reported that the average attendance for the month was—Boys 216, girls 198; total, 404. Number on the roll—Boys 241, girls .225; total, 446. A resolution was passed to the effect that the Committee take steps to provide the school with a gymnasium, and it was decided to hold a concert next month in aid of the gymnasium fund. A meeting of the Albany street School Committee was held'last night, Mr A. T. Anderson in the chair. The head-master reported : Attendance roll—Boys 364, girls 400; total, 764. Average—Boys .328, girls 352; total, 683. Highest attendance on any half-day, 695. Balance savings bank to date, £144 16s 2d. The meeting adjourned till Thursday, 4th inst. At last night’s meeting of the-Gaversham School Committee (attended by all the members) it was reported that the final arrangements had been made for the holding of a concert in aid of the gymnasium fund in the Agricultural Hall during show week.

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES., Issue 10460, 2 November 1897

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES. Issue 10460, 2 November 1897

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