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DISTRICT NO. i, l.ODI. Tb is district lias a nice new school house, witli good fu rui ture and good desks. The enrollment is 40. Miss Otella lieeker is teacher. There is a language class in school and its progress is gooil. The arithmetic class is workLog problema in fractions. Geo. J. Zohn, öaiine, director. BKIDGEWATEK CENTEB SCHOOL. Tliis school has an enrollment of 35. The scliool is in charge of Miss Minnie C. Randall, of Clinton. She is a gradúate of the Normal school and thoroughly equipped for school vvork. The school is snpplied with a good die tioii;uy and an organ. The teacher is and requests the pupils to do considerable independent work which isof great valueto them. Geo 8. Baw801), Clinton, is director. DISTRICT NÜ. 8, MANCHESTER. The school has an enrollment of 19, and is in charge of Miss liose E. Scully. The teacher is very careful and painstaking with the children, and is doing lirst-clas work for thein. The school is in great i'eéd of a dictionary. At present it has none, No schoo! can be taught successfully and for the best interest of ihe children unless it is provided with tlie necessary apparatus. It is recommended that a dictionary and a chair be ]rocureil for the school. It is also suggested th,at more blackboard sur f ace be provided. The present blackboard is insufticient, and the children are unable to write plain ly on all its parts The geography class recited. and the lesson proved a very interesting and instructive one. Mr. Charles Cooley, of Manchester, is director. DiSTitnrr x. 4, manchester. The school building has been repaired, and is in much better shape now for school purposes. The school has an enrollmeiit of 23. The scholars showed from an examination thatthey understood what they had gone over during the term. There are some in the !th grade. Mr. Chas. G. Leeson, the teacher, is keeping a good record of the work, and apoears to be desirous to do all things possible for the scliool. Mr. Herbert Watkwis, Manchester, is director. SPOFFORD D1ST1UCT, MANCHESTER. There are some nice pictnres in this school. The school is also provided with a goocr" dictionary and stand, whieh adds much to the general utility of the school. Miss Nettie L. Kowe, of Sharon, is teacher. lier work is satisfactory. The enrollmeiit is 22. There are three pupils in the eighth grade who expect to complete the common school course at the end of the spring term. Mr. C. L. Coon, Manchester, is director. DISTRICT NO. 9, BIUDC4EWATEK. The school has enrollmeiit of 7 and a regular attendance of 4. Miss Maud B. Kmg is teacher. Josiah Minor, Manchester, is director. No dictionary in the school. DISTRICT NO. 5, MANCHESTER. This school has an enrollmeiit of 81, with Miss Mae Aylesworth as teacher. iShe is the holder of a second grade certifícate which shows a spirit of progression on her part. Mr. Samuel Palmer, Manchester, is director. DICTKICT NO. 9, MANCHESTEK. Mr. Elmer C. Silkworth is teacher in this school. He is trying to give the district a good school and is taking special pains to aid the pupils in every possible way. The class in numbers are doing nicely. JJertha Grossman and i'hilip Henry spoke at the school entertainment given at the church. The following represented the school at spelling contest: Lydia Grossman, Julia Henry and Martin Ilenry. Mis. Noah Zimmerman, Manchester, is director. Julia Henry, of District No. 9, won the prize at the spelling contest at the church, Wednesday evening.


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