“May Day” or “Labour Day” – school is closed to-day by order of Executive Officer.
Stationery received from Messrs McDougall.
To-day is first day that the school furnace has not been “on”. The school was very warm without it.
Mr Allatt did not attend here to-day as he was required in Edinburgh for the Musical Festival.
Five class-room thermometers received from Messrs McDougall’s Educational Coy. Ltd. This completes requisitions No 650, 651 & 652.
No music classes to-day, as Mr Allatt was attending Edinburgh Music Festival.
James Nicholson Class 1 Secondary, the only pupil in Preston Lodge competing at the Edinburgh Musical Festival this week, tied second place in the juvenile Scots’ song class, gained first place in the juvenile song class, & first for violin playing.
Mr Philip H.M.I. visited the school this morning and inspected the mathematical work of Class 2 (girls), Class 3 & Class 4. The work tested was almost exclusively geometry.