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SCHOOLS BREAK-UP

MOSGIEL CATHOLIC. The annual break-up took place on Fxiday, when, previous to the (Uitribution of the prizes by Rev. Father Liston, the pupils went, through a very nice programme of Christmas songs, hymns, and recitations. The children were trusted to a supplv of lollies after the prises had been distributed. Their singing, eto„ was a great treat, and reflected much credit on the good Sisters who trained them and themselves alike. The prize list is as follow* s Good conduct (modal). —Joyce Pringle. Christian doctrine.—A. Harty, A. Go* lumb, I. Keating. Regular attendance (medal). —K. Keppel. Standard VlL—Bookkeeping and esssy writing: L. Marwick. Standard YL—English: W. Stevegspp, ,A. Harty. Arithmetic i Mona ilarwick. Standard Y.— English ; J. Pringle, M - Wedderspoon. Oleography! J. Cunningham. Reading and spelling! JL Harty. Standard IV,—English: B. Keating. Arithmetic and reading: P. Cheyne. Writing: Maud Weddenspoon, Dißgenoe: J. Columb. Order and neatness: a. Kennelly. Calisthenics and singing i H. Marwick. Standard ILL—Reading and recitation; D. Roetieaux. English and aritbmotioi J. Walls. Geography i L. Roughan. Writing: M. Harty. Standard ll.—Arithmetics M. O’Neill, Composition i R. Marwick. Writings T. Craig. Drawings W. Wedderspoosi. Standard I.—Arithmetic s EL Keppel. Reading: I. Pringle. Writing: E..Quinn. Infants. —Arithmetics J. O’Neill, N. Keppel. Reading and spellings F. Walls, X. M'Gettigan. Writings Gretta Sequin, IL Mohaldn. Drawings L Keating, W. Hawke. Word - building s B. Quelca. Buck-laying s F. Harty. Bead-threading; Y. Keating. Improvements W. Steveneon, J. Pringle, B Keating, W. Quiim, K. Columb, B. Columb. MOP.NINGTON. The attendance of parents and friend* at the break-up gatherings in the Morning ton Sdiool Gymnasium Hall was y«y huge. The chairman of the committee (Mr Pal ton) presided, and obtained the .issistanco of the Revs. J. C. Small and W. Grorifibde, with Me»a :a R. Benihom and J Thomson to distribute the csrtincates at the afternoon assembly. In evening, when the senior pupils gave their display, the building was packed. The school band occupied the new platform, and played several selections. A party of gilds of Standard V. sang a humorous song in character, and part songs were rung under the condr.-etorsl.ip of Messrs Johnston and Rushbrook. Marjorie Ashcroft sang, and recitals wore given by Lily Hordie and Winnie TordolT. The chairman mentioned that a recent concert had netted £3lB, and that the Sixth Siandard had been highly successful in ts'w Education Board’s rooent examination. During tho evening a «ur* j>ri»e wns rprung upon Mr W. A. Servioe (first assistant) by the presentation of an oak silver-mounted inkstahd—tho gift of the pupils of ■ Standard YI. The prizes ware presented and addresses delivered by Porvs. OJdrievo, J. C. Small, Moans M, Coheo, W. J. Bolt (Mayor). T. K, Moody, Sincodt. 0. Fenwick, ana W. Davidson (head master). The dux gold modal was given fay Mr 0. E. Statham, and on rising to present it that gentleman was received with a storm of cheering of the heartiest character. In addition to the prize ll*t>, which has already appeared, prizes tor writing were awarded to Lydia George (Standard YL), Florence Kearns (Standard V.), Mona Smith (Standard IV.), Gordo* Kilpatrick (Standard HI.). The chairman acknowledged the gift of prizes by the Mayor ana Mr B. Sciomon,

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SCHOOLS BREAK-UP, Evening Star, Issue 15681, 21 December 1914

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SCHOOLS BREAK-UP Evening Star, Issue 15681, 21 December 1914

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