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The Christmas examination of this school was conducted by the Her Father Walsh, assisted by Messrs. Organ, Sproule, and Carrick (teacher). The examination, which was both oral and written,* on on the usual subjects of an English education, including Christian doctrine, was carried out in a very systematic and painstaking man* ner. In order to reward merit and encourage future exertions to study, the Committee deemed it advisible to bestow prixesr which were awarded according to the highest aggregate number of marks obtained by each as follows :—: — Fifth Class— Boys.— James Scanlon, dux ; John Roche, 2nd ; A. Anderson, 3rd ; P. M'Loughlin, 4tb. Fifth Class— Girls.— Margaret O'Callaghan, dux ; Harriet Leoni, 2nd ; Fanny J. Pain, 3rd ; Emily Easton, Ith. Second Division.— John Sherlock, Ist ; James Sheahan, 2nd. Girls. — Mary J. Sherlock, Ist ; Louisa Tottenham, 2nd ; Margaret Hanna, 3rd. Third Class— Boys.— Jos. Sherlock, Ist ; William Sherlock, 2nd ; Jas. Curtayne, 3rd. Girls. — Kate McMahon, Ist; Mary Sheahan, 2nd; Amelia Anderson, 3rd. Third Class— Second Division.— Willian M'Loughlin, Ist ; Daniel Sheahan, 2nd ; John M'Connell, 3rd. Girls. — Mary Horn, Ist ; Mary M'Loughlan, 2nd ; Annie Scanlon, 3rd. Second Class— Boys.— Thos. Pain, Ist ; William Organ, 2nd. Girls. — Margaret M'Connell, Ist ; Louisa Anderson, 2nd ; Wm, Leoni and Charles Sibree, ex aeqito, 3rd. First Class— Boys, — William Hanna, Ist ; Thomas Hanna, 2nd ; James Kelly, 3rd. Girls. — Margaret Horn, Ist; Norah Horn and Margaret Curtayne, ex aequo, 2nd ; Lucy Pain, 3rd ; Angela Sontgen, 4th. First Class— Second Division. — Kate M'Loughlan, Ist ; Mary. Sontgen, 2nd ; Robert Hanna, 3rd. Mr. Sontgen's prize to the girl who obtained the highest aggregate number of marks on all subjects was gained by Margaret O'Callaghan. Good Conduct specially awarded to Andrew P. Anderson, John Walsh, John Sherlock, Gerald Organ, Harriet Leoni, Jane Robinson Carr, Margaret O'Callaghan, and Mary Horn. The Committee acknowledged the receipt of valuable books for prizes from Mrs. Simon and Mr. Sproule. After the distribution of prizes vacation was announced to last three weeks.

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ST. CANICE'S SCHOOL WESTPORT., New Zealand Tablet, Volume X, Issue 509, 12 January 1883

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ST. CANICE'S SCHOOL WESTPORT. New Zealand Tablet, Volume X, Issue 509, 12 January 1883