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SCHOOL COMMITTEES

The monthly meeting of the Arthur •Street School “Committee was held last evening; present--Messrs W. K. Ihngh (chairman), U. H. I’inel. .M. M'Kenz.b'. -I. Kemnitz, K. Cameron, and A. Strnthers. The head master reported the average .attendance for past four weeks; Boys 282, girls 234; total, 516. Roll number: Boys 297. girls 246; total, M 3. It was agreed to fix the date for the break-up for Thursday, December 17,. in the afternoon, and that the usual prizes be given. Over £ls bad been collected for the Overseas Club British and Belgian Christmas boxes fund. It was agreed to grant the use of the hall to the National Deserve for Thursday evenhu's. The Bible class conducted by .Mr I)' - Wright will close on Friday next, at 5.50 p.m. .Messrs K. Cameron and W. .Scott were appointed a visiting committee.

The Aibanv Street School Committee met last evening, Mr J. Id. W ilkinsou presiding. The head master reported that the attendance was well maintained, and was up to the limit- allowed by the regulations. The result of the conceit given by the school bund and choir at Lawrence, in aid of the school baud in that town, realised a net profit of £25. A return visit from the Lawrence scholars was expected at an early date. The principal Dunedin booksellers’ wrote asking tiio committee to observe the usual practice of giving prizes ;;t the break-up. and it was decided to follow the oidinary custom. Tim secretary of the Overseas (Tub wrote asking the committee's i o-operation in insti tilting an Ot-a-go school children's Christmas fund for Belgian children. Tim saggeslinn was favorably ref-ived. and it was Uft in the bands of tdm bead master In institute the fund. Tim Athemnim Comimttae wrote offering t heir-.usual prize, widen was accepted with thanks. It was decided to close the school on Genera: Flection day, as it will bo requiltd as a polling place. Mr Dunum Wright- v;i"'.announcin'.' that the Bible class would cl..se their nineteenth annual session on November 31. and invited the members •>i the committee to attend. Messrs .Mam and Black were appointed a vi.-itlng committee for the ensuing month.

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES, Evening Star, Issue 15646, 10 November 1914

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SCHOOL COMMITTEES Evening Star, Issue 15646, 10 November 1914

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