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John K. Hall (search for this): chapter 8
g of commendation as at the present time. 1829-1830. From the report of Rev. Henry Jackson, secretary of the Board of Trustees for this year, we learn the following facts (concerning Charlestown school affairs):— The schools without the peninsula were taught from nine to eleven months each. At the examination of the primary schools (within the peninsula) 486 children were present out of a total of 580. The first two classes of the grammar schools were publicly examined in the Town Hall, by a special vote of the trustees. It is believed that an annual examination of this character would be exceedingly beneficial and would excite in no small degree a deeper interest in the public schools. Four hundred and eighty-seven pupils were present, although the rolls exhibit 641 names. There are now ten primary and five grammar and writing schools within the Neck, and four common schools beyond the peninsula, making nineteen :schools supported at the public expense, and comprising 1
Polly Jaquith (search for this): chapter 8
against boys for engaging in breaking the glass in the Neck schoolhouse. October 4 it is recorded that smallpox has appeared in town and threatens to spread in some of the primary departments. Consequently it is voted that no scholar be allowed to attend any of the public schools after to-morrow who has not been vaccinated. This order was rescinded December 26. Voted that Election vacation stand as formerly, viz., the last week in May and the first Monday in June. Miss Gates and Miss Jaquith, of the primary teachers, resigned this year. February 2, 1832, the resignation of Samuel Bigelow, of the Neck school, Was accepted, also that of Reuben Swan, of the Female Writing school, both having entered other occupations. The salary of the former was $600, of the latter $500. Moses W. Walker, of the Winter Hill school, was elected to the Neck school, and Thomas Stephenson to succeed Mr. Swan. As Mr. Stephenson's health was delicate, after two months he was succeeded by James Swan
Phebe W. Wiley (search for this): chapter 8
Frederick Robinson (secretary), Francis Bowman. 1841, John C. Magoun, M. F. Haley, Philander Ames, Alfred Allen, Frederick Robinson, Richard Frothingham, Jr., E. P. Mackintire, Charles Forster, John Sanborn, Francis Bowman, George W. Tyler (?). 1830-1831. The (summer) schools beyond the Neck were kept six months, beginning with the third Monday in April. Miss Abigail Bradley (No. 4)and Miss Sarah A. Mead (No. 5) received $16 per month, and Miss Miranda Whittemore (No. 6) and Miss Phebe W. Wiley (No. 7) received $13 per month. Before the end of the term Miss Wiley was succeeded by Miss Mary Dodge. John Runey and Guy C. Hawkins had charge of the outside schools, and were empowered to take a school census in wards 4 and 5. Later they report seventy-six scholars in the former and 109 in the latter, between the ages of four and fifteen. The committee appointed to consider the subject of holidays allowed the schools report that, in their opinion, the weekly occurrence of the
Guy C. Hawkins (search for this): chapter 8
(president), Paul Willard, Esq. (treasurer), Benjamin Thompson, Guy C. Hawkins, John Runey. 1831, the same, except that Mr. Walker was succam. 1832, Paul Willard, Esq., Benjamin Thompson (secretary), Guy C. Hawkins, John Runey, James K. Frothingham (president), Henry Jaques, Jo Benjamin Thompson (secretary), Paul Willard, Esq. (treasurer), Guy C. Hawkins, Joseph F. Tufts, Charles Thompson, Chester Adams. 1834, the Miss Wiley was succeeded by Miss Mary Dodge. John Runey and Guy C. Hawkins had charge of the outside schools, and were empowered to take anow allowed to be kept through the entire year. Messrs. Runey and Hawkins are empowered to make such arrangements as may be thought best in Milk Row reported that repairs were necessary. It was left to Messrs. Hawkins and Thompson to make the same. April 25, 1831, John Sweetser y, $500. At the close of the season, on the recommendation of Mr. Hawkins, the services of John N. Sherman were retained at Milk Row at $3
Eliza D. Ward (search for this): chapter 8
ols after 1825. By Frank Mortimer Hawes (Continued.) 1828-1829. The affairs of wards 3 and 6 were assigned to Robert G. Tenney, land of wards 4 and 5 to Luke Wyman. Miss Whittemore was appointed to school No. 4, Miss Stearns to No. 5, Miss Ward to No. 3, land Miss Gerrish to No. 6, tall for the summer term. For the winter term, Philemon R. Russell, Jr., was engaged to teach in ward 4, Samuel Pitts in ward 5, Joseph W. Jenks in ward 3, and Francis S. Eastman in ward 6. As the last nan his place. The report for the year says there were about 200 scholars outside the Neck, that schools No. 3 and 6 had ten and one-half months of school, the other two schools nine months. Of bills approved, Lemuel Gulliver received $125; Eliza D. Ward, $88; Miss Gerrish, $88; Miss M. Whittemore, $71.50; Miss Maria H. Stearns, $6.5; Philemon R. Russell, Jr., $120; Mr. Pitts, $98; and C. C. King, $160. Within the Neck, at the examinations, 1,035 were present out of an enrollment of 11,235
Peter Conant (search for this): chapter 8
t the Neck schoolhouse went beyond the appropriation, $150. As is often the case in repairing old buildings, many things were necessary to be done that could not be discovered earlier in the work. Within the Neck there are ten primary schools, with the scholars ranging from four to eight years of age, and averaging sixty-three in each school. Early in the spring of 1831 L. Gulliver resigned as writing teacher at the Town Hill school, and Reuben Swan succeeded him. About the same time Mr. Conant, at the Training Field school, was followed by Amos Barker. The other male teachers on the peninsula at this time were Messrs. Fairbanks, Peirce, and Samuel Bigelow, the latter being the master at the Neck school. March 28, Voted to expel John H——d from Mr. Bigelow's school for bad conduct. The same day a report relative to the establishment of a high school was read by Chester Adams, Esq., and after amendment was adopted. 1831-1832. The teachers for the summer term without the Nec
Catherine Blanchard (search for this): chapter 8
the extremity of the town as No. 7. Mr. Tenney had the care of No. 4 and No. 5 Mr. Wyman of No. 6 and No. 7. The summer schools were examined Wednesday, October 14, and the teachers, according to this numbering, were Miss Mary Dodge, Miss Catherine Blanchard, Miss M. Whittemore, and Miss Maria A. Stearns. The two former received $112, the two latter $78. The male teachers for the winter schools in these four districts were: Joseph S. Hastings, of Shrewsbury, for the Woburn Road school; ct. The same day a report relative to the establishment of a high school was read by Chester Adams, Esq., and after amendment was adopted. 1831-1832. The teachers for the summer term without the Neck, to begin April 1, 1831, were: Miss Catherine Blanchard, at Milk Row, who was to receive $16 per month; Miss Abby Mead, of Woburn, at Winter Hill; Miss Whittemore, for the Russell district; and Miss Mary W. Jeffurds, for the Gardner district. The teachers for the winter term, with $32 a mont
Francis S. Eastman (search for this): chapter 8
Charlestown schools after 1825. By Frank Mortimer Hawes (Continued.) 1828-1829. The affairs of wards 3 and 6 were assigned to Robert G. Tenney, land of wards 4 and 5 to Luke Wyman. Miss Whittemore was appointed to school No. 4, Miss Stearns to No. 5, Miss Ward to No. 3, land Miss Gerrish to No. 6, tall for the summer term. For the winter term, Philemon R. Russell, Jr., was engaged to teach in ward 4, Samuel Pitts in ward 5, Joseph W. Jenks in ward 3, and Francis S. Eastman in ward 6. As the last named did not accept, C. C. King was secured in his place. The report for the year says there were about 200 scholars outside the Neck, that schools No. 3 and 6 had ten and one-half months of school, the other two schools nine months. Of bills approved, Lemuel Gulliver received $125; Eliza D. Ward, $88; Miss Gerrish, $88; Miss M. Whittemore, $71.50; Miss Maria H. Stearns, $6.5; Philemon R. Russell, Jr., $120; Mr. Pitts, $98; and C. C. King, $160. Within the Neck, at the ex
Abby Mead (search for this): chapter 8
is time were Messrs. Fairbanks, Peirce, and Samuel Bigelow, the latter being the master at the Neck school. March 28, Voted to expel John H——d from Mr. Bigelow's school for bad conduct. The same day a report relative to the establishment of a high school was read by Chester Adams, Esq., and after amendment was adopted. 1831-1832. The teachers for the summer term without the Neck, to begin April 1, 1831, were: Miss Catherine Blanchard, at Milk Row, who was to receive $16 per month; Miss Abby Mead, of Woburn, at Winter Hill; Miss Whittemore, for the Russell district; and Miss Mary W. Jeffurds, for the Gardner district. The teachers for the winter term, with $32 a month at No. 4 land No. 5, $30 at No. 6, and $28 at No. 7, were Moses W. Walker, John N. Sherman, S. N. Cooke, and E. W. Sanborn, respectively. The trustees vote to hold their meetings the last Monday evening of each month, as usual. Mr. Frothingham is authorized, July 25, to commence prosecution against boys for e
Samuel Pitts (search for this): chapter 8
d 5 to Luke Wyman. Miss Whittemore was appointed to school No. 4, Miss Stearns to No. 5, Miss Ward to No. 3, land Miss Gerrish to No. 6, tall for the summer term. For the winter term, Philemon R. Russell, Jr., was engaged to teach in ward 4, Samuel Pitts in ward 5, Joseph W. Jenks in ward 3, and Francis S. Eastman in ward 6. As the last named did not accept, C. C. King was secured in his place. The report for the year says there were about 200 scholars outside the Neck, that schools No. 3 and one-half months of school, the other two schools nine months. Of bills approved, Lemuel Gulliver received $125; Eliza D. Ward, $88; Miss Gerrish, $88; Miss M. Whittemore, $71.50; Miss Maria H. Stearns, $6.5; Philemon R. Russell, Jr., $120; Mr. Pitts, $98; and C. C. King, $160. Within the Neck, at the examinations, 1,035 were present out of an enrollment of 11,235. Two additional primary schools have been started, making ten in all. Another may be needed in the near future. The trustees
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