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The examination of scholars of the above School, previous to Easter vacation, took place on Thursday and Saturday, the 10th and 12th instant. The examiners for reading, spelling, -writing, arithmetic, geography, and grammar were the Revs. J. Smith and D. Ross; for physiology, Dr Scott; and for singing, the Kev. J. Smith and Mr J. F. Tully. Visitor and members of the School Committee were also in attendance during the greater portion of the time. The examiners generally expressed their satisfaction of the progress made by the pupils since the previous examination. A refreshment treat, under the supervision of Messrs Ross and Boyne, was given on the ground to the children, and it apparently gave ample satisfaction to all the participators. At the conclusion of the examination, prizes were distributed to those entitled to receive them—a special one being by one of the Committee for the best writing, to be taken from the copy books in use at School. Miss Kate Macklin bore off the palm for this prize. The following are the names of the prizetakers : Wbittoo. Ist Class.—lst, W. Worthington; 2nd, A. Paterson. Girls-Ist, E. Alloo ; 2nd, K. Macklin. 2nd Class.—lst, John Wilson; 2nd, Joseph Crofts. 3rd Class.-Ist, Robt. Scott; 2nd, Emma Aldred. Drawing. Ist, W. Weeden; 2nd, T. E. Donne. Grammar. Ist, Alex. Patei-son ; 2nd, W. Weeden; 3rd, T. E. Donne; 4th, Margaret Craigie. (For the last-named, Mr J. F. Tully gave a special prize.) Reading and Spelling. Ist Class—lst, W. Weeden ; 2nd, Thos. E. Donne ; 3rd, A. Donne. _ 2nd Class.-Ist, William Wilson; 2nd, Walter Rogers. 3rd Class.—lst, Eleanor Macklin; 2nd, Eluabeth Aldred. 4th Class.-Ist, Annie Crofts, 2nd, Agnes Alloo; 3rd, Margaret Wilson. sth Class.- Ist, Elizabeth Fitt; 2nd, John Richards. Arithmetic. Ist Class-Ist, E. Alloo, 2nd, A. Pateiwm; 3rd, T. E. Donne. 2nd Class.-Ist, Robt. Boyne ; 2nd, Emma Aldred. 3rd Class.—lst, E. Aldred; 2nd, E. Mackim. Geography. Ist Class.—lst, W. Weeden; 2nd, A.' Paterson; 3rd, T. E. Donne. 2nd Class—lst, Richard Bullen ; 2nd, J. Wilson. Physiology. Ist, W. Weeden; 2nd, T. E. Donne. Girls—lst Elizabeth Alloo ; 2nd, Kate Macklin. Sewikg. Ist, E. Alloo ; 2nd, C. Boyne ; 3rd, C. Dalton. Crotchet. Ist, E. Alloo ; 2nd, L. Bulleu. SINGIXO. Ist, W. Weeden; 2nd, K. Macklin; 3rd, M. Macklin. For highest number of marks obtained in the School the prizetakers were—--Ist Class.—let division, W. Weeden ; 2nd division, T. E. Donne. 2nd Class.—lst division, E. Aldred ; 2nd division, Joseph Crofts.

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QUEENSTOWN DISTRICT SCHOOL., Lake Wakatip Mail, Issue 753, 16 April 1873

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QUEENSTOWN DISTRICT SCHOOL. Lake Wakatip Mail, Issue 753, 16 April 1873