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SCHOOL VACATIONS

ST. JOHN'S, ROSLYX. The breaking-up ceremony at St. John's School and Kindergarten, lieslyn, had to be abandoned this year, owing to an outbreak of measles. The children were presented with their prizes and dismissed for the holidays yesterday. Tho annual report stated that t!ie general health of the children throughout the year had been very satisfactory. The standard, of work reached equalled that of previous years. Individually and in their classes the children worked steadily end consistently, and sufllcicnt proof of this was to bo found in the examination results. Host of the parents did not object to the preparation oi a small amount or homo work, as this was tho only moans the teachers had of establishing that spirit of independence and self-reliance so ncctssaiy to ail true scholarships. The music pupils had made steady progress, and all entered for public examination passed very creditably. In August farewell was said to Miss Hooper, the dancing mistress, who is enjoying a well-earned furlough in England. Her work had been successfully carried on by Miss Sawtcll. Miss Kilt's untiring elfort& had been amply repaid in the splendid physique that was being dcvolojad in the children. At the end of the second term the school lost a true friend and teacher in Miss Henderson. Miss J3rowing, Miss Pick, and Miss May had given ungrudgingly of their time and energy. The following is the prize-list: Standard V.—Denny Gillies, first-class marks and French; Edith Garden, secondclass marks; Alice Stables, drawing, painting, and botany; Edith Darden, .Scripture j Marjorie Allan, class marks; Freda Lett, sowing and darning. Standard HI. —Florence Haggitt, class marks; Iris Glondining, sewing; Helen MacGregor, geography; Rat hie Hetty, botany; Florence Haggitt, writing and drawing; Lobs Martin, reading; IK-Jen MacGregor, English: Iris Glondining, arithmetic; Bobs Martin, Scripture. Standard II. —Cecily Norton. class marks; Flora Macarthur, writing and sewing; Cecily Norton, painting; Marjorie Elliott, oxamutatiuri marks; lie tty Hytrdman. Scripture. Standard I.—Melville Clowes, arithmetic, composition, and spelling. Preparatory Chios.—Hugh Reid, class marks and gardening; Mary Glondining, second-class marks; Mary (ilendining, drawing and painting ; Eileen Dance, sowing and writing ; Duncan, spelling. Glass 111.—Philip Dayman, examination marks; Margaret Wood. Scripture and second-class examination marks; Phyllis Norton, arithmetic; Helm Alexander, writing j Patricia Stronach, drawing and painting; Kenneth Throp, spelling.” Class ll,—Kathleen Conk, first examination marks for brushwork; Joan Oram, second-class examination marks and first writing; Geoffrey Reid, reading; Kathleen Lavender, Kjrclling; Susie Stables, sewing; Gweny Hislop, arithmetic; Una Ferry, mental arithmetic Kindergarten Class.—Class H. : Lexie Macarthur, spelling and writing; Mavis M'lntosh, reading and good conduct; Charlie Glendining, word building; Frank Morton, counting; Warren Pair, kindergarten work. Class I. : Kansie Oram, writing; Lesley Franklin, figures; PeggySalmon, brushwork; Billy Elliott, spelling; Betty Pattlo, sewing; Frank Holmes-Kdgc, kindergarten work. Special Prizes.—Ruthio Both, medal for calisthenics; Denny Gillies, calisthenics; Billy Elliott, Gwenyth Hislop, Philip Hayman, calisthenics; music prizes—first Edith Garden, second Alice Stables; attendance, Florence Haggitt and Denny Gillies; good conduct. Flora Macarthur"; unselfishness, Betty Hyndman.

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SCHOOL VACATIONS, Issue 15673, 11 December 1914

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SCHOOL VACATIONS Issue 15673, 11 December 1914

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