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Annual Examination of the Victoria Street School, 1876

The Harbor Grace Standard and Conception Bay Advertiser, December 23, 1876
The Annual Examination of the above School took place on Friday last, and we were much pleased to observe the deep interest manifested on the occasion by the presence of so large an assemblage of our leading citizens - the parents and friends of the pupils.

This School was opened here some six years ago under the management of Miss Fleming - a Teacher distinguished for her high attainments, as well as conscientious and unwearied diligence in the training of youth; and under her care it soon rose into public favour and became known, indeed, far and wide as the Model School of Newfoundland. It has now been some two years under the supervision of Miss Archibald, and we can truthfully say that she has proved herself, in every way, a worthy successor to the former Teacher. Under her, the School, whilst continuing to sustain the high character for general efficiency which it had formerly acquired, has considerably increased in number. At no former period has the attendance of children been so large as during the term just closed; and this, together with the deep interest manifested by all who were present to witness the examination, we regard as strong testimony to the increasing hold which this useful institution is acquiring on the sympathies of the community.

Speeches highly commendatory of the School were made by the Chairman of the School Trustees, John Munn, Esq., and by others who were present.

The following will show the General Progress for past 6 months:

Mary HALL 75 1st Prize
Sophie SNOW 70 2nd do
Mary EMERSON 69 3rd do
Naomi MUNN 67
Sarah HANRAHAN 63
Susie HIPPISLEY 58
Alice HENNESSEY 50
Dora DICKINSON 46
Sophie THOMPSON 45
Annie OKE 42

The four following of the 2nd Class received prizes:

Mary HANRAHN
Clara HIPPISLEY
Lizzie KENNEDY
Bell MUNN

The five following of the 3rd Class received prizes:

Louisa PARSONS
Bessie GODDEN
Janet AVERY
Emily MARTIN
Ernest LAMEY

MAPS OF NEWFOUNDLAND:

Alice HENNESSEY 100
Susie HIPPISLEY 99
Naomi MUNN 98
Mary HALL 97
Sophie THOMPSON 96
Sophie SNOW 96
Zennie ADAMS 95
Annie OKE 95
Sarah HANRAHAN 95
Dora DICKINSON 95
Mary EMERSON 95

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