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SCHOOLS BREAK-UP

.HIGH STREET. The infant classes disbanded yesterday - corning. Mr D. Wishart (chairman of the committee) presided, and the Rev. W. A. Hay presented the prizes and attendance certificates. A short programme of school songs was given. The gymnasium was again well filled in the afternoon. The pupils of Standards 1., 11., and 111. first took their places in the hall, the back of which was occupied by a large audience of visitors. Mr Wishart again presided, and he was accompanied on the platform by the Ven. Archdeacon Woodthorpe, Messrs W. B. M. Cohen, and G. Fenwick. Mr Gohen presented the prizes. The junior scholars then left the hall, and their place was taken bv the scholars in Standards t IV., V., and VI. While they were taking their places the school band played a number of popular national airs, after which a song was render <i by Miss Lilian Berry. The prizes tor Standard IV. were then presented uj Mr M'Ewan, for Standard V. by Mr Fenwick, for Standard VI. by Archdeacon Woodthorpe, and Mr Cohen presented three medals provided by the Park Memorial Fund to pupils in the three standards who, had Deen successful in composition. A. number of musical items con- • tribnted by the scholars were much enTha" head master (Mr Waddell Smith),. in the unavoidable absence of Mr G. R. Ritchie, presented the Navy League frizes, and pointed out that the High treet School had formed » branch of the league even before the Otago branch was actually established. To-day every school of any standing recognised &he educative value of the league's work, and had either a large or email branch among its boys and girls. Had it not been for the league the rising generation would have known much less about the history of the great Empire to which they belong, and on what its safety depends, than they do. In Standard VI. the cookery prizes were awarded to the following:—Lilian Berry 1. Mona Smyth 2. ARTHUR STREET. The infant classes received, their prizes fn the afternoon. The chairman of the committee (Mr W. R. Brugh) presiKl, and there was a larga attendance --f parents. The children, under the conductorship of Miss Sherriff, contributed a number of action songs, and several recitations were delivered. Tho performances were highly commendable. Later in the afternoon the senior prizes were presented, the function taking place in the Octagon Hall, when there \va3 another large gathering. Mr Brugh again presided, and paid a tribute to the excellent work of the head master (Mr R. J. Barrett) and his staff. Proceedings opened with the singing by the choir of the * Marseillaise,' under tho conductorship of Mr T. Bcgg- and to thn accompaniment of Miss Orkney, and at intervals *Rule. Britannia' and 'Lullaby,* concluding with ' It's a Long Way to Tipperary ana 'God Save the King.' Short addresses were delivered by the Rev. W. A. Hay, Dr Fitzgerald (who presented the junior prizes). Mr A. Burt distributed the prizes in the Fourth standard, and Mr S. Solomon, K.C., the Navy League prizes.

CAVERSHAM, The Juniors were dismissed yeaterda morning. Mr W. D. Snowball (chairrna of the committee) presided. Two hue dred arid thirty infants, tinder Mis 3 Give and assistants, save an entertainment , which was much appreciated. The 8 upper infants ware under the direction o Miss Walton, and they, too, went througl a programme that was greatly enjoyed Each of the children received a prize. There was a very large attendance o parents and friends in the afternoon when the main school, from Standards I to VI., held its closing ceremony. Mi Snowball, who presented the certificates explained that it had been decided te award certificates instead of books this year, so that the money thus saved mighi be devoted to the relief of distress ii Belgium. The usual dux medal and some special prizes would be given, but the committee themselves had spent no monej on prizes. A programmo of songs and recitations waa then given by the children. Mr T. K. Sidey, M.F., presented thtt N»vy X*eaguo prizes, axici the Rev D. Dntton prizes for sewing t»nd shooting (donated by himself). Mr J. W. Johnion, secretary of the Lodge Dunedin. pre. wnted to Rohert T. Emerson the £5 bursary awarded by the lodge to the sor ar daughter of' one of its members whe obtained the highest marks in the Education Board's annual proficiency examination. The marks allotted to Emersor were 394. The dux medal was presented to Miss Ainalie Wilson by Mr J. W. Munro, M.P. The ceremony concluded with cheers for the head master (Mi Hardy) and staff, and for Mr Snowball and the other members of the School Committee. KATKORAI. There was a large attendance at the breaking-up ceremony yesterday. Mr G. Moir (chairman of committee) presided, and paid a tribute to Mr Allnntt and his staff, also to Mr Matheson and the fife and drum band, and Mr Duncan Wrisht for his services in the Bible class. Mrs Pinfold presented the prizes in Standard IV., and the Rev. W. Grav Dixon those in "Standards V. and Vl.,"while Mr F 0. Bridgeman distributed the Navy League prizes. The two bursaries given by the Caledonian Society were presented by Mr James Brown. 'Special mention should be made of the fact that in addition to being dux girl Jean Wilkinson was also awarded second prize in cookery, Navy League prize, and the Caledonian bursary, valued £5 ss—a fino performance, which those present were not slow to recognise. KENSINGTON. The school year was brought to a close at Kensington yesterday. The ceremony for the Standards I. and 11. was held in the afternoon, and for that lor the higher standards in the evening in the South Dunedin Town Hall, which was packed to the doors. Tho chairman of tho committee (Mr Dalton) presided, and paid a high tribute to the work of Mr Stewart (head master). Mr J. Loudon presented the Navy League prized. The following is the prize list:— Standard Vl.—Dux of 6chool (gold medal), Ida Hambletc-n; general proficiency—James Henderson 1, Stanley Ingram and Jeaeie Bceenbrock (equal) 2; recitation, James Henderson; drawing and science, Robert Annieon; history and general knowledge, Harry Woodhead j tewing, Vera Ingram; drill, Vera Ingram; general neatness, Agnes Bain; Navy League prizes—Jatne3 Henderson 1, Ida Hambieton 2; recitation of Kipling's *Jf (open to Standards V. and VI.), Muriel Eager. Standard V.—General proficiency—Geo. Calder and Phyllis Hornan (equal) 1, Eric Geary and Elsie Palmer (equal) 2; recitation, Leslie Simpson; drawing and science, Ernest Smith; history and general knowledge, George Annison; sewing, Amy Greenall; drill, Winnie Lonnon; general neatness, Elsie Palmer; Navy League prizes—Phyllis Hornan 1, Muriel Eager 2, Rose Dnngey 3. Standard IV.—General proficiencyHenry Aitken and Nellie Beeson (equal) 1, Charles Smith and Dorothy Shears (equal) 3: sewing, Mary Henderson; drill, Dorothy Shears; recitation, WinifredHoman ; general neatness, Henry Aitken; brushwork, Emily Morris; industry, Christina M*N©ill; attendance—l 7 first class and 10 second class.

Standard m.—General proficiency— Lena M'Kinnon and Jack M'Lauctilan (eqnal) 1, Flora Henderson and William Liudicoat (equal) 2; general neatneji, Alice Bain; recitation—Audrey Eager and M*b*l Gill; owing, Elaie Collet* $ Janet Griatha; krwairork, Stanley Pateraoa; tttandanet—2o flnt «lau and 6 •econd class. Standard IL—General proficiency— Qeorge Black and Grace Gill (eqnal) 1, Willie Henderson, John Hambleton, Hazel Baker, and Doris Rickard (equal) 2; sewing. Doris Hill; bruskwork, Jameson Smith; general neatness, Scobio Shacklock; attendance—l 7 drat tla** and 8 £e«aud'claa*.

! Standard 1.-—General proficiency—John Dow and, Alice Mills (equal) 1, Rupert Taylor, Harry Hornby, and Doris Smith (equal) 2; sewing—Irene Merry and Vera Cavanagh (equal); bruehwork, Ivy Jeffs; general neatness, Jeanie Jack; attendance —lO first class and 7 second class. Lower Standard I.—General proficiency —Clive Lambert and Reta Blair (equal) 1, Willie Gibson and Madge Miller (equal) 2: drawing, Hazel Smith; brushwork, Richard Parsons; writing, Etta Wackilder.c; attendance—lo first class and 8 second class. Infant Department.—Each child received a book and a bag of lollies.

NORTH-EAST VALLEY.

. The infant classes and Standards 1., IT., and 111. were dismissed yesterday afternoon. The prizes were presented in the gymnasium. The Rev. W. 11. Roberts (chairman of the committee) j - '-o»i'ted In connection with changes in the staff he mentioned that Mr Kennedy, a Fifth j Standard teacher, had volunteered to I serve as a member in the reinforcements, and that last week he had been bidden God-speed and a safe return home. It was also stated that the number of children on the roll now exceeded 600, the highest on record. Action songs, recitations, and musical items were givon by the children of the various classes and standards. The prizes wore presented by the Revs. 11. B. Gray and J. Carlyle, Mrs G. Elliott, Mtssrs O". Calder and W. Mowat. The North-east Valley Town Hall was Died to overflowing in the e'-vmux, when prizes were presented to Standards IV., V., and VI. The body of the hall was occupied by parents and friends of the children, and the scholars of the three standards were seated on the platform. The Rev. W. H. Roberts occupied the chair and congratulated the head master (Mr Flaraank), Mr Rawlinson, and othar

members of the teaching staff on the year's work. The Mayor (Mr Shacklcck) presented the Fourth Standard prizes. Mr A. Walker, M.P., those, for the Fifth Standard, and Mr P. C. Neill the Sixth Standard. The Navy Lervuo prizes were presented by Mr G. M. Thomson. Competitions in mental arithmeic, sinsjing v and spelling were held at intervals during- the evening. The first-mentioned was confined to Fourth Standard scholars. Rolf Keys and Alfred Timms gained first and second places Rita Holmes and Nellie Duckworth gained the third and fourth places. Three girls took part in the singing competition, which was judged by Mr A. Ba-wlinson.' 'The song chosen was 'Ye Banks and Braes.' The first priz« was awarded to Mor.a Grace, peris Duckworth gained the second prize. The spcllmg- competition v.ti.m conducted by Mr -Slyfield. The winner was Cecil Davis. A musical and elocutionary programme was contributed during the evening. The scholars san<r several part songs very creditably. Vocal solos were contributed by Mrs J. Christie. Mesri- A. Rawlinson. and E. Drake. Miss Monica. Christie and Mr A. Russell gave recitations. The accompaniments were played by Miss Christie. On the motion of Mr T. Arnold a vote of thanks was passed to Mr Flamank and his staff.

Tho following is the prize list : Standard Vl.—Dux of school (?old medal, presented by Mr P. C. Neill), Ella Manson, Jean M'Laren 2; bovs -Owen Benfoll 1. Or:! Davis 2; arithmetic—Cecil Davis 1, Ella Manson 2 ; writing—Stanley Davis 1 ; cook'ng— J*an Al'Laren ; woodwork—W. Grav and W. Bird (equal) ; general knowledge(Athenaeum prize)—Herbt. Held ; darning —Jean Pearce; shooting—J. M'Cullcch; Navy League e3say—O. Benfell 1, Jean M'Lareri 2, Herbert Reid 3; mental arithmetic (Whitcombe and Tombs's prize)— Lilian Timins; singinrr— Georye Kofoed 1, Mona Grace' 1. Doris'Duckworth 2: Bible class (Rev. Roberts's prize)— Fred Evans ; bugling: (Mr H. Maxwell's medal)—Geoivro Simpson; physical exercises—Lillian Timma (Mr Kennedy's prize) ; spelling bee —Cecil Da-vw 1, Muriel Benfell 2, Herbert Roid 3. Standard V.—Proficiency : Bovs—James Evans 1, S. Geeson 2 ; girls—Mariorv Benjamin 1, L. Reilly 2; writing—Percy Edwards ; Navy League Holmes 1. Percy Edwards 2, Mona Grace- 3 : N-'E. Valley Library prizes—Horace Jefccats and Mona Grace; darning—Linda Calder; sewing—Beryl Turner; sineing (Mr A. Rawlinson's prizes)—Mona Grr.ca 1 Doris Duckworth 2; Bible chia? (Rev. W. H. Roberta's prize)— Lena M'Cutcheon : physical exercises (Mr Kennedy's prize)— Gladys Longwcrth; general knowledgeCharles Brownie. Standard TV.—Proficiency : "Bovs—Rolf Keys 1, Alfred Timms 2; girls—Nellie Leslie 1. Nellie Stvles 2 ; arithmetic— Albert Gulbevt 1; sewing—Xollie Leslio 1, Mary Aitchison 2: ' darning—Susan M'Lachlan; ment-il arithmetic "competition—R, Keys t. A. Timma 2, Nellie Leslie and Rita Holmes 3. Standard lll.—Proficiency : Boy» Eric Ritchie 1, James Loneworth 2; srirl= — Nettie Ritchie 1. .Ethel' Howlieon 2"; sewing—Roma Pnrchea 1, Annie Kearney 2. Standard ll.—Proficiency : Bovs—Har- ' old Esley 1, E. Taylor and A." Ainslie | (equal) 2; girls—Doris Davis 1. Hazel I Vivian 2; sewing—Emma- Claris 1, Alice Mooto 2. j Standard I.—Proficiency : Boys—Rich- I ard Johnston 1, Charles Hov.ison 2; girls I —Helen Breen X. Hazel Loveless 2; sew- \ ing—Jean Mooclia 1, Jean Munro 2. j Infante.—Boys—Sidney Hastie 1, Al- I fred Mathcson 2; girls—Gladys Wilhelm»on 1, Doris Steele 2; procreas prize— Winifred Weick. Attendance- certificates.—First class 219 I second class 93. * ' j The committee are indebted to tho following, who, in addition to those men- I v.oned in the prize list, gave special prizes : —Miss - c mith, Mrs" Evans," Mr Keye,, Mr A. Eawlinswn, Me-ssrs Mowat G. Calder, W. Mitchell, A. Arnold, B. e! Sinclair, Evans, Ota go Branch' Navv League, Mr Walker, M.P. GEORGE STREET. The function in connection with tM George- Street School take* place this evening. Tbo folloiving is the prise-list : Standard Vl.— Dux, Margaret Turnbull (gold medal). Dm boy, Stanisv H. W. Beechcr (silver medalf. Giaaa marks: First class—Dori.« Trip, liebe Goudi*, Robert Flett, Ivy Cunningham, Ben Aburn, Besaie M'Combe, Ceorp) Wilson, Moana. Morton, Claude Shackell, Eileen Robinson.; second class—Jack (Thomas, Harry Green, Norma Milne, Lenox Edniond, Edgar Thomson, Eric Ennis, Reginald Roberts. Stanioy Divors. Special prizes.—History and " literature, John Bryant (Athenteum r-rize); cookerv, I)ori3 Tnpp; sewing—lvy* Sharkell 1, Ivy Cunningham 2; home work, Robe Goudicj woodwork, Ben Aburn; writing, Reho Goudie; Navy League—Da-r.lm-e Henderson 1, Madge Turnbull 2, Robert Flett 3; football (silver modal, Mr Yorston's prize) and 6wimming. Wilfred Auid; printing, V. Bowden. Attendance banner 12 times. Standard V.~Class marks: George Pearson, James Wilis, Ken Benfell, Chris. Jackson, Thos. Hitchcock, William Sharp, Thomson Ritchie, Herbert Hammond Jamea Cormick, Clive Sxaith, Reginald Bringans, Winnie Eoaiell, Bessie ilondra, Agnes Hope, Olive Clayton, Saidiu Martin, Lottie Brown, Tni Ross, Dorothy Watkins, Ethel Meredith. Sewing, Nora Mayhead and Adeline M'lntosh. Cooking, Saidie ' Martin, Woodwork, Harold Gngg. Special prizes : Writing—Reginald Brin£an3, Dorothy Watkins j mapping— Clive Smith, Rima Morton; design—Ken Benfell, Aline Brown; Navy League— Winnie Benfell, Dorothy Watkins, Thomson Ritchie.

Standard IV.—Class marks: Warrington Taylor, Hazel Robinson, Xgarita Gordon, Hazel Smith, .Margaret I'all. Lucy Gocdlet, Kita Dunn, Nellie Oebornb, May Drydan,. Kenneth RobcrUon, Olive Emerson, David Shirreils, Jams* Wells, Reginald Lona, Jean Hendareon, Violet Hop«, Harry Tali. Ernest Hancock. Dilijjancu— Barn* Cttoman, Xil«an Thoajon, Racial Lazariu. licruon Uotiir*y. ik»t »Trimm«r, Eric Williams. Conduct, Millkent D«an. Sewing, Marcraret 1011. Standard 111.—Class marks—Rosa Craig (dot), Murray Hopkins, James Thomas, Lily Emersoiij Mima Bracks, Chrissie Brunton, Graoo Peart, Donald Brown, Mina Davis, Simon M'Donald, Philemena Minehan, Florence Lambeth, Rita Milne, Ruby Couiningham. Sevring, Pliilemena Minehaa. Writing—Marjt&ret Bottiao,

Rosa Craig. Brushwork Edward M'Corabe, Ernest Botting. Neat oxercise book—Chris6ie Brunton, Lily Emerson, Rosa Craig. Progress—-George Thomson, George Pearce, Albert Riach. Standard U.—Class marks: Kenneth Wilson and Frank Green 1 Leslie Hitchcock and Philip Hudson 2, George M'Guire and John Caekio 3, Jame3 Milne and Gordon Walker, Edward Robinson, Willie Hope, Douglas Henry, Douglas Ennis, Lulla Robertson and Bessio Patterson 1, Edna Lilly, Winnie Long, and Lucy M'Leau 2, Isabella Wallace and Isabel Tilbury 3, Barbara, Tall. Conduct Edna Lilly and Edward Robinson. Recitation, Wiltio M'Combe. Sewing, Eileen Smyth. Standard I—Special prizes: Neatness, George Dickson; brushwork, Gladye Smart; good conduct, Archie Tlett and May Stewart. Dio: of the class, Charles Morton and Audrey Lilly. General excellence—Francis Smith, May M'Carthy, Katie Lyng, Dorothy Bringans, Flora Haymes, Gladys Herdcreon, Veda Martin, Lilian Patterson, Masgi'j Faulds, Myrtlo Buckland, Winifred Hey, Isabel Jopson, Alice Munro, Harriet Lindsay, Alma Aitken, Edna King, Eva Hope, Annio Rhodes, Joseph Anderson. Cecil Lewis, Leslie Henderson, John Hughes, .Ivan Greenfield, Fr.-d Isaacs, James Thompson, Alan Riach, Harrison Culbert, . Charles Bisaland. Robin Tannock. David Yorston, I.ovell Evans, .Stanley Hoy, George Graham, Oswald Willianis. Robert Johnson, Ernest Walks.-, Alan Williams. Standard T.' B. Class marks: Charlie Bell, John Dean, Arthur Hancock, Leonard T,ockstono. Eon Munro, Douglas Riach, Gordon Roberts, Leonard Swinncy, Donald Sinclair, John Stewart. Trviao Wilson, James Mooney, Rhodes (hand work). Alice Aitken. IT->leii Brownlie, Rita Claik, Eunice Clark, Dunn, Bella Dickson, Lennio Hendra. 8.-'t.li Hughe?, Stella Jopson, H"le:< Martin, Jennie Mitchell, Jean Norma RvmclL Infants.—P2. John Lewis and Daniel B'shop, Andrew Sharp, Willie Lindsay, Maisie Bishop, Mora M'Kenzie and Rita Jennings. PI : Thiodore Arnold, Christina Duncan, David Silverstonn. Clifford Bishop, Nellie Chishohn, Lilv M'Donald. Attendance certificates: 175 first class, 103 second clv.ss. ANDERSON BAY. In the afternoon the younger children were gathered in an informal manner, and in the presence of naients were each pre sented with prizes. In the evening the school building was crowded. The gathering was presided over by Mr A. Youngson (chairman of the School Committee). The children contributed e.ong\ choruses, mid recitation'?. The prizes in tho different standard? were presented by Messrs Youugson, Williams, Wallr.ce, Eaton, and Votes of thanks to the donors of prizes and the teaching staff were carried. Mr F. O. Bridgcman presented the Navy Leacrue prizes. Tlie following is the p-ize-list:

Standard Vl. Class prizes: Gins— Holen McQifct {dux of school; gold medal presented bv Mr V. Somerville), Mera Wesrey 2, Marjorio M'Adam 3, Dora Robertson 4; bovc —Ronald Duthio 1, John Samuel 2, Sidney Gill 3. Writing, Marjorio M'Adam and Albert White; cooking, Meara Wesiwy ; cowing, Gladys Wilkins ; woodwork, Malcolm Bcthune; drawing and ho.nw exercises, Gladys Wilkins; Athenccum, Sidney Gill; bast arithmetic and writing marks in school, Jamee Brcbnor (gold medal pror-ented by Mr J. N. Kcid) ; btft composition in school, StanIcy Rock (Mr J. Jeffery's prize). Attendance : Vint class 4, eccond class 2. ■Standard V.—-Class prizes : Girlfi —Hilda Canwron (silver modal preeenfced by School Committee), IMh Allan 2, Esme Harrison 3; boys— E. Hellyer 1, Charles Bridgeman 2, Wm. Harvey 3. Writing, John Kde: cooking, Eeme Harrison ; "woodwork, Clande Wilkins ; sewing. Ruth Allan. Attendance: First class B, second class 3. Standard IV.—Class prizes: Girls— Irene Ilendsr.-.on 1, Ireno Cameron 2, Lone Campbell 3; boys—G. Sinclair 1, J. Sinclair 2, J. Sanderson and L. Young 3. Writing, Vera Oi&on; sewing, Irene Campi'on. Attendance: First class 3, second class 5.

Standard Hl.—Olaes prizes : Girls— Frances Eaton 1, Joan Thomson 2, Irina Williams 3 ; ln\v« —Stanley Rosa 1. Jame* Brenner 2, William Atch'ley 3. Writing, Xora Youii?: sewing, Frances Eaton. Attendance :~ First Standard II —Class prizes : Bars—Jack Cameron 1, Alfred Duncan 2, Xorman Ilixon 3 ; girls—l/orna Harrison 1, Bessie Harvey 2. Ros* Johnson 3. Writing, Roma/Camplx l ') ; rowing. Roma Campbell. Attendance': First class 7. second class 4. Standard T.—Clasa prizes: Boys— Grn bam Rutherford 1, Oenrgo Hal lock 2, Cvr'l StuMcy 3; pirlw—Onif M'Carthv 1, »ir* HoVdc.rtrr.n 2. Minnie Brown 3. Writinc. Mfirc'nret Hnndeiffn : eewincr. Grnca MTnr'hv. Attendance: First class 1. sreond rlti-s 2.

Lower T.—S*,rlivc, Jean Allen. TnFant«.—Attendance: First class 7, 6<"*ond class 14. BIM- C'l-m PrW—S!?.ndard VF. Moff ft 1 ; Standard V.. Gretta Muvdrck 1. R-'th Allen 2. Hubert- Duncan 3. F«mr Mnrrbon 4: Stand.-'.rd IV., W r . M. Smith 1. f?-orr"> Sinclair 2. "Naw L";i{jij» Prize" s . VT., FMrn ' MHTitt 1. Mnlcnlm Bethune 2; Standard V.. Filda I, Charle3 B-d—man 2, Edv/r.rd H'liver 3. Six years' unbroken attendance.—William Harvey. Xary League. Standard IV.—Helen Mnfntt 1. M. Bcfihun* 2; Standard V.— Hilda Edward Hellvor 3.

ST. CLAIR. The break-up . at thia echool was fixed for 2.15 to-day. It was expected that Mr C. Riihen (chairman of committee) world preside, and that Mi Sidey would hand over tho pr;zas. Tlis prize-list was as follows: Standard Vl.—General proficiency : | W. Joyce C. Moody dux, Helen C. Davidsou 2, Margaret A. Collins 3, Ciystal M. B. Watson 4. Writing—Ruby Coson 1, W. J. C. Moody 2; drawing—Margaret MM. B:iin 1. Ma%-arct W. Martin 2; sewing—Margaret W. Martin 1; Athen-a-urn prize, Vv'. J. C. Mocdy ; Navy League prizes—H. G. Davidson 1, M. W. Marton 2, W. J. C. Moody 3; Scripture knowledge (Rev. W. J. Ashford's class), M. W. Martin. Standard V.—General proficiency : Rua J F. Aniett 1, Eifie S. Gillespie 2, Herbert I Twhk'fj 3, Dorothy L. Grigg 4. Writing— Rua V. Aanett 1, Bert Twhigg 2 i drawj in? —Rna. Arnett 2, William H. York 2j j gewing, Rue, Arnett 1; darning (special), i Thwe?a Weir; improvement, Charles T. ! Yates; Navy league e-say—Effio Gilles- ' pie 1, Rp.a F. Arnett 2, George Frye 3. i Standard TV.—General proficiency: Ruby E. Andrews 1, Annie 8. Aelin 2, j Alphonsus Lodge 3. Eris VV. Speight 4. j Writing—Mary Miller 1, Ruby Andrews | 2; drawing—Enid B. Napier 2, Ruby i Andrew* 2; sewing—A. 5?. Aelln and j Fdna Routlcdce (equal) 1; Scripture I knowledge (Rev. W. J. Asbford's class), I Dorothy Stnrcern. i Standard 171. —General proficiency: ; Penis Armstrong 1, Hazel MWat 2, Eric j Ruhen 3, Phyllie Piddinsrton 4. Writing ; —PhylliG Piddingtsn 1, Hazel Mowat 2; j drawing—Evelyn Napier 2, P. Pidding- '■ ton 2; scwino:—Sylvia Taylor 2. i 5-tandavd • TT.—Mabel Lyders 2, Jessie j Greeriway 2, Graeme M'Naughton and Ivy | Wilson (eqval) 3. Writing—Willie Abbot j 1, Vivien York 2; drawing—Jessie Greon- | way 1, Mabel Lvdere 2; sewingl—Eliza- | both Martin and Mabel Lyders (equal). | Standard I.—Freda- Archer 2, Moira j Turnbtill 2. Cyril Martin 5. Writing—i Ngaire Hawley 1, Elsie Taylor 2: drawi in.'—Edna Arcb/w 1, Elsie Taylor 2; sewing, Dora Cojpenter. Low«r Standard I.—Elatnw* Goyton, ITiomM Thomson. Part n. Upper.—JßodpM Mftoiay, Katharine Carpenter, Ctrfokm Framing. Part IT. Lower.— M©t<rie, Mafjone Kingston, Gfyn Williarjis. INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL. The breaking up ceremony iii connection with the Caver?hant Industrial Schocl w«a held yesterday. There worn about 50 ladies present, including maro> repreronta- , fares -of Ciii- charitable wsstiMsa.ticwi* andj

Mcedamos Ross and Blair (the official visitors). The Mayor iMr Shacklock) presided. The Rev. V. G. B. King read the annual report presented by Miss Kempton, the manager. The report referred to tho excellent work done by the staff, by the Sunday school teachers (Mkees Gilmor© and Christie), by the Rev. E A. AxeJsen (for his invaluable help in hie work amongßt the boys), by Dr Siedeberg, the Rev. V. G. B. King, and the Rev. C. Dallaston (far their ungrudging service). Thankful mention was made of tho efforts of the Early Settlers' Lady Descendants' Club, the Dunedir. Fanciers' Club, the Otago Motor Boat Association, the management of Fullers' Pictures, and of Mr Fox (of Caversham) for magio lantern entertainments. Miss Isitt conducted a ckss for physical oulture in connection with tho day school, ai.d reported that the progress and development had been in excess of other years, and was undeniably good. Marches, physical drill, and exercises were then gone through, and tho work r&fleeted credit on the teaching of Miss Dallaston in the day school, Miss Isitt (the physical exercise trainer), and Mr Desmmdins (tho music teacher). At the close of the entertainment the visitors were provided with afternoon tea-, which had been prepared by the schoolgirls. The prizes were distributed by the Mayor ana the Revs. King and Dallaston. The prize list is as follows: —Day School.Class Marks.—Standard V. : Muriel J. Barnes. Standard IV.: Enid G. Scully 1, Katherine Stanton 2, Leah Robertson 3. Standard 111. : Constance Paulmeir. Standard 11. ; Irene Scully 1, Margaret Nekal 2. Standard I. : Dorothy Voller. Progress: Sarah Nekal, Phcebo Haro, Elsio Johnson, Acnes Burns, Reta Smith. Consolation : May Scully. Gccd conduct: Enid G. Scully 1, Bessie Champion 2. Needlework: Effie Adams (senior), Irene Scully (junior). Diligence: Lily Stanton. Writing : Enid G. Scully (senior), Irene Scully (juiiior). Composition: Edmeno M'Cowen (senior), Gertrude Oakley (junior). Drawing : Bessie Champion (sonior), Lottie Scott (junior). Brushwork: Lily Stanton (senior), Connie Paulmeir (junior). School monitor: Freda Scott. Physical culture •. For excellent class work and best expansion and improvement—Margaret Switalli (senior), Enr.ly Lewis (junior); progress— Freda Soott. Phcebe Hare.

Special Prizes.—House conduct: Freda Scott (senior), Maggie Nekal (junior). Laundry: Milly Alniquist. Cookery: Mary Wilde. Needlework: Mary Wilde (senior), Constance Paulmeir (junior). Gardening : .Eliza Wheeler. Office work: Gladys Bowtell. ALBANY STREET. Tho infant scholars at the above school had their breaking-up function yesterday, when a programme of songs and recitations most creditably performed delighted the l a rge number of parents and friends who assembled for the occasion. Mr JA. Wilkinson (chairman cf the committee) gave a short address, and the Rev.

.Mr Jamieson presented the prizes. The ceremony for Standards 1., 11., and 111. was held this afternoon in the school hall, and to-night in the Early Settlers' Hall Standards IV., V., and VI. will receive their prizes and tho scholars will provide an attractive programme. The following is the prize list : Infant Department (Mies Little, Miss Guy. and pupil teachers). —Class IV.: Lindsay Arstin 1. Roy Simpson 2, Cyril Smith 3; Phoebe Hughes 1. Bossio Spence 2, Lr.ttie. Renwiek 3 Good class work, Leonard M'Leod Xeatcss book, Edith M'ligue and Ruby Ross. Class 111. : Alfred Reeves 1, Itobeit Wyllio 2, Stanley Lloyd 3; Teresa. Dillon 1, Bessie Waugii 2, Wnjiaka Doif; 3. Good class work, .Sophia Bowers. Attendance prizes. 27 fust class, 19 .second class. Standard I. (Miss Livingstone nnd Miss Bowling).—A Division : Duxes—Mary Williams. Margaret .Mercer, Rex Murdoch (equal) 1. Proficiency: Andrina, Kelly, Elsie Fioher. Edwin Hay, Edpar Smith. Arithmetic: Agnes M'Qtieen, Douglas Reading: Rita Simpson, Joe Creokshanks. Recitation, John Churchill. Writing: Dorothea Miller. William Main. Drawing, Evan Cooper. Gymnastics: Alice V yllio, Alison Tyrie, Walt or Jones, Walter Bentley. B Division : Duxe*—May Lclliott, John Walker. Proficiency: Nellie Cooncy, Arthur Franklyn, Robert Incrocci. Arithmetic: Grace Dodde, Alfred Lloyd. Writing: Molly Main, Horace .Nicholson. Drawing, John Lelliott. C. Division: Duxes—Thelma Reeves, John Sinton. Proficiency: Hilda Campbell,. Stuart Duncan, Seddon. Murdoch. Arithmetic. Roma Incrocci, James Johnston. Reading, Douglas Rodger. Writing: Thomas Beal, Ella Sayer. Brushwork, Stanley Fiddes. Attendance cei-tificatce, 66 first class, 21 second dries. Standard 11. (Mies Scott and P.T.).— Leslie Simpson 1, Gordon Mallett and Lionel Steven* 2 ; Susie Holland and Myra Stokes 1, Rose Thomas, Winnie Smith, and Jessie- Eranidyu 2. Composition—Eric l'r:>\vn, Jewel Prolan ; Arithmetic and drill, La-nrie Gardiner ; drill s —Melton CaudRila Wl'.Tt ; arithmetic, James M'Qneoii ; drawing Gordon BarrowMay Arthur; writing—Ernesr Osborne, Sarah Davis; brushwork, Orznond Hughes; sewing, Irene- Mason; reading ■atioT recitation—Richard Dai-t, ' Gladys Hunter; home work—John Clare, Grace Knowles; application—James Watt. William Sarisom; improvement, Henry Guthrie.

Standard 111. (Miss Murray ami P.T.).— Class Marks: Hect-or Manson. and George Lloyd 1, William Phelan and Thos. Cunningham 2, Stanley Smith and Georgo Lewis 3; Vera O'Drisooll 1, Myrtle King 2, Mabel Adams, Marion Frame', and Evelyn Wilson 3. Arithmetic, Kenneth Grav ; drawing and brush work—'Edward Wilkie, Alice Harris, Roy^Ross; reading and recitation—James Youngman, Ciorino Smith ; general knowledge—Gordon Burk, Raymond Paul; writing, David M'PherEon ; horn© exercises—George Sansom, Violet Godfrey ; sowing—Mary Henry, Lotus Sansom ; gymnastic*—Ernest Wyatt, Freda Sayer, Janus Dey; application — Maxwell Duncan, Androw Clare; 33 first class, 15 second class oc-rtifieaU'-e. Standard IV. (Miss Pay (relieving) and Miss O'.Shea). —General proficiency—James Murdoch 1, George Fiddes 2, John Sayer and William Hay 3; Constance M'Qucen 1, Freda Stokes 2. Mary Belcher and Edna. Brown 3. Reading—Edwin Shephard, Elsie Frasor; wrtjing—Jlonry Oakanfuil, Olive Gilbert; arithmetic—Henry Carmichaol, .Sarah Johnson; composition— Allan Houston, Ethel Kelly; drawingLeslie Riach, Nellie M'Pherson,; sewing, Hazol D&nipsfcer; brujhwork, Douglas Swift; swimming, Stanley Wilson. Attendance certificates, first class 26, 6econd class 14.

Standard V. (Mr Phillipps).—Class marks: William M'Queen 1, Hector M'Kay 2, Georgre Murdock 3 ; Irene Storio 1. Violet Murdock and May Hensley 2, May Walker and Mary Caudwell 3. Arithmetic—Alfred Sayer, Margarob Guthrie; poetry, Leonard Barton and Myrtle I'helan ; horns exercise hecks —G-eorge Ros3, Margaret Bruce, and Jessie M'Phcreon; writing, Thomas Anderson and Linda buscombe; drawing, Herbert Boollay; woodwork, James Grant; sewing, Ada Wilson; cookery, Violet Spence; Navy League prizes tor essay—lrene Storio 1, George Murdock 2, Ada Wilson 3. Attendance certificates, 14 first class and 13 second class. Stairdard VI. (Mi- M'Laron.)—Dux of school, Stanley T. Watkins. Pros, access, Thelma B. Maurais. English—Norman Johnston 1, Wm. Campbell and Keith Steonach (aqual) 2, Lindsay Brown 3; arithmetic —Robert Huttcm 1, Sydney Lindsay 2; Ailieneum prize, Lionel Stephens; drawing, Erie Cblvin; writing (ipecial prwented by Mrs Bowers) —Hugh Jim M'Pber»an ; carpentry—Chris G*rdaar 1, fcey Sniiti 8; gymnastics, Gtii Restioaux. tfii'k: English—Muriel Cabl« 3, t Lavinia Griffiths 2; arithmetis—Anni» j Brenmer 1, Enid Bwitorl 2 j drawing— Klizabeth Burton 1, Gwen Robertson 2; writing, 01}ve M'PheTßOn 1, Dorothy" "Oaten, 2; recitation. Annie Sachtler; cookery, Margt. Duncan and Vera Phelan; physical drill —Jfaeda Ross 1, Alice Wilkinson 2; comnosition (Navy League prize 6)—) — Muriel Cable 1, Stanley Watkine 2, Thelma Mauraia 3j composition (Victoria League

essay)—Koith StronAch. Lionel Stephens 1 (highly commended). Attendance certificate.—24 first class, 10 second class. School Band.—No. 1 Band: Flute—J. i! Cunningham 1, D. Simpson 2; side- drum —Leslie Simpson 1. No. 2 Band: Flute, Arthur Youngman 1. ' MAORI HILL. The Maori Hill School broke up this afternoon. The following is tho prize list t—•Standard I.—Class work : Berthold Neea 1, Harry Drew 2, Noel Young and ' Laurence Frazer 3; Aileeu Young 1, Ivy : Kay 2, Slarina Morris 3. Merit prizes : Standard I.a. —Teddy Hamel, Arthur Taylor, Bessie Wilson, Rachel Prideaux; Standard I.b.' —Claud M 'Donald, Ena Bewsher, Agnes Dickson. Writing prize : Standard I.a, Olivo Graham; Standard 1.b., Gordon Stronach. Home exercises : Annio Boy. Sewing : Aiken Young. Attendance certificates : First class 14, second class 11. Standard ll.—Class : Charles Wilson 1, George Nicolson 2, Clydo Collins 3 ; Sylvie Shrimpton 1, Olive Bclworthy 2, Rita Forbes 3. Writing : John Git*. Sewing : Rita Joseph. Merit : Mowbray Bolatn, Blair Hope, Henry Pithic, Lesley Rogers, Constance Johnson, Alice Poole, Rita Anderson. Certificates : First claas—Standard 111. G. 7, Standard 11. 15; second class—Standard 111. 2, Standard 11. 7. Standard lll.—Boys—Class work : Thomas Burns 1, Jack Forbes 2, Walter Park 3. Writing : Wynne Hordcr. Merit : Iselin Barton, Alex. Aitken, Eric Hope, Jack Cutt, William Johnston, Oliver Gumming. Attendance certificates : First class 9, second class 5. Girls—Class work: Moira Young 1, Maud Boyd and Eleanor Haggitt 2, Lyall Harrop 3. Writing .- Ngatra Hamel. Sewing: Elsie M'Connell. Merit : Molly Wilson, Katie Campbell, Bcrnice Grimaldi. Standard TV.—Class work : Campbell Latimer 1, Richard Boraman 2. George Henderson 3, Rubina Bates 1, Norma Fielder 2, Elsie Kay 3. Writing : David Buchan, Jean Morris. Sewing : Gladys Benson. Merit : James Buchan, William Stables, Marguerite Grater, Alma Dredge, Iris Shrimpton, Christina James. Attendance certificates : First class 12, second class 5. Standard V.—Class work : James Kinnear and John Park 1, Alex. Gibson 2, Ernest Rolfe 3 ; Jessie Campbell 1, Dorothy Moor.? 2, Tui Gibb 3. Writing- : William Aitken, Violet Day. Sewing : Lydia Hope. Merit prizes : Violet Day. A. Carter, E. Phillipps, A. dimming,' William Aitken, J. Conly, E. Haggitt. J. M'Nicoll. Attendance certificates : First class 12, second class 5. Standard Vl.—Class work : Fred Rolfe (medal) 1, Roy M'Connel 2, John Poole 3; Rene Harrop 1, Blanche Latimer 2, Ruby Kay 3. Writing : Gordon Shepherd and Netta Roy. Sewing : Reno Harrop. I Merit prizes : Rata Hamel, Alex. Park. John Henderson, Leslie Fisher. Attendance certificates: First class 7, second class 4. —Special Prizes.— Diix of school (medal presented by Mr S. N. Brown, chairman of committee).Fred Rolfe. Athenaoum prizo; Ronald M'C'rackcn. Navy League essay jrrizes : Standard Vl.—Blanche Lntimev 1, Ruby Kay 2, Fred Eolfp. 3: Standard V.~ James Kinnear 1, Ernest Rolfe 2, Jessie Campbell 3. Woodwork : Standard VI., Alex. Park; Standard V., James Kinnear. Cooking: Standard VI., Rene Harrop; Standard V., Ida Gould. Physical exercises (medal presented by Mr R. M'Nicoll) : Mona Monro. Attendance prizes (sU years' attendance) : Ruby Kay, Xctta Roy, Alex. 3'ark. Infant Room.—First cLtas attendances : Colin Gumming, John Grimaldi. Ivan Graham, William M'Kagne, Margaret 0. Kay. Second class attendances : Elsa Dreaver, Edna Dredge, .Mavis Dredge.

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SCHOOLS BREAK-UP, Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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SCHOOLS BREAK-UP Issue 15679, 18 December 1914

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