Title: School; a magazine devoted to elementary and secondary education
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: University of Toronto. Ontario College of Education
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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e last named having been Continuation Schools until last September. Winchester township, which is approximately ten miles square, has three High Schools, and every bit of property in the township, both urban and rural, is in a High School district. 650 ] NOTES AND NEWS 651 We were glad to receive a copy of The Collegiate Outlook pub-lished by the Collegiate Technical Institute of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.This is a very bright and interesting journal. Inspector J. H. Smith of Wentworth has introduced a potato growingcontest for the pupils of the schools in his inspectorate. Three prizes areoffered in each school section, and very explicit directions are given in thecircular as to conditions, among others the points regarding which eachcompetitor is to comment in his diary of the work done. This is surelya very practical means for the encouragement of school gardening. Teachers who intend taking a summer course should see pagesXI, XVI, XVIII, XIX, XX and XXVI of this issue of the School.
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Prospect Avenue School, Port Arthur. We are indebted to Mr. D. R. Harrison, Supervising Principal of PortArthur Public Schools, for the accompanying cut of the new ProspectAvenue School in that city. The school is brick with Bedford sand stonetrimmings, 12 rooms, arranged for enlarging to 20; 7-foot burlap and oak-trimmed inside; all rooms and corridors equipped with vacuum cleanerconnections; unilateral lighting in each room; fire-proof steel stairs;individual drinking fountains and bubblers. The cost, equipped, wasover $95,000. Inspector J. Elgin Tom of Goderich has kindly sent us a set of Sim-ple Rules for Spelling. These are exceedingly accurate and compre-hensive and should be very valuable to teachers and pupils. The Fourth International Congress on Home Education will convenein Philadelphia, September 22-29, 1914, under the auspices of the Inter- 652 THE SCHOOL national Commission on Congresses on Home Education and Parent-Teacher Unions. Over five hundred delegates, including
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