Topic: Mount Maunganui Primary School photos 1953 - 1962

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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the decade 1953 - 1962

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SCHOOL TIMELINE

1953 Nov - Roll 498. Older children taken to wharf for pile driving  ceremony

1955 Roll 540 — another prefab added. Impact of Port development on school  and welfare of the children of primary concern for committee. 4 1/2 acre  purchased from the Munro subdivision  for new school  site — committee concerned  not enough  land.

1955 Sept - Omanu School opened. Mt  Primary Roll  580. From the  proposed  boundaries, the number of students changing to Omanu will be:

Std  4:  1,  Std  3:  24,  Std  2:  26,

Std  1:  22,  Primers:  62

10  New  Entrants to  start  in T.3

F1   &  2  to  continue  at  Mount Primary

1957 - Camp to Port Waikato. Click here to download a copy of Gary Higgins' Standard 2 diary of the camp

Standard 4 visit to McNaughton's farm. Click here to download a copy of the classwork from the visit 

1958 - Form 1 camp to Waihi Beach. Click here to download a copy of Marion McNaughton's record of the camp

1959 - Guide Rangi spoke at PTA meeting. Borough Council  offered free water for school  pool

1960 May - School closed -early due to tsunami  risk from Chilean earthquake

1961  June - Secretary to make mention to press of  1963 50th school Jubilee. Mr  Donald  headteacher retires

1962 - Mr Cullen  appointed Headteacher. Now  15 classrooms. Govenor General Viscount Cobham visited – school assembled Coronation  Park. F1   &  2  attended  camp  at  Port Waikato — travelled  by train


Mount Primary primer 1 1953 

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Mount Primary standard 2 1954

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Mount Primary staff 1955

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Mount Primary Headteacher Mr J. Donald 1956 - 1961

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Gary Higgin's Port Waikato diary Standard 2 camp 1957

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Marion McNaughton's Form 1 1958 camp diary Waihi Beach

 

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Mount Primary lower primers 1959

 

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Nola Sommerville-Ryan 1960s

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Mount Primary Form 1 1961

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Mount Primary school camp at Port Waikato certificate 1962

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