The monthly meeting of the Northeast Valley * Committee- was held last evening, there being present Rev. W. H. Roberts (chairman), Mrs B?gg, Mrs Elliott, Messrs G. Caldcr, W. Mowat, T. Arnold, D. J. Caldcr, and B. E. Sinclair. The headmaster's report showed that the attendance for the month had been seriously affected by an outbreak of measles, especially amongst the younger children. Mr A. S. Kennedy, one of the teachers of tho school, had been granted leave of absence to take up military duties abroad. Matters were well in hand foi'' tho annual break-up ceremony, and Mr P. C. Neill had once again donated the dux medal. Special prizes bad also boen offered by Mrs Evans, Miss Smith. Messrs I. J. Evans, Keys, and A. Rawlinson, and these were much' appreciated by the committee. The attendance at the school for the past year had been splendid, as shown by th'e fact that 192 first class and 95 second class attendance certificates had been won bv tho- scholars of the school. The Rev. "Mr Roberts and Mr W. Mitchell were appointed to visit tho school before the nest meeting of the committee, which will bs hold in February. The following members were prssent r.t tho monthly ms-eting ef th» Kensington School Committee :-"~Me*srs Rustou (iu tho chair), Lambert, M'Lauchlan, Edgar. Mollison, Shaeklock, Read, and Miller. Tho head master's Teport for the month Mas: Roll munber, 341; average attendance, 034; average attendance for tho year, 325, which entitles the school to anothe.- assistant from the beginning of 1915. It was decided to hold "the breakup in the South Dunedin Town Ho 11, admission to be by ticket.
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SCHOOL COMMITTEES, Evening Star, Issue 15671, 9 December 1914