Glass Remembered … Glass School Newspaper Articles

Aberdeen Journal 15 August 1900

GLASS SCHOOL BURSARIES

Two bursaries of the annual value of £5 and tenable for two years at the Public School here have been gained by Maggie Brian, Market Hill and Fanny Innes, Greystonefold.  Both pupils were prepared by Mr D. Wood, M. A. at the Central School.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal 22 May 1914

GLASS PRESENTATION TO A TEACHER

On Friday afternoon, Miss Annie Coutts, who has been teacher in the infant department of Glass Central School for seven years, was presented with a beautiful silver tea service from the scholars and a few friends on the occasion of her leaving for Canada to be married.  The Rev. Guthrie, chairman of the School Board, made the presentation, and in fitting terms made reference to Miss Coutts’ ability as a teacher.  In asking Miss Coutts to accept of the tea service from the scholars, he said they all wished her a safe journey and a long and happy life to her new home across the seas.  Mr Shand, headmaster, replied on behalf of Miss Coutts.  The tea service was of the Queen Anne pattern and was supplied by Messrs Cruickshank and Son, Ltd. Huntly.  Miss Coutts carries with her the good wishes of many friends in Glass.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal 9 February 1917

GLASS APPOINTMENT OF TEACHER

Miss Morrison, Market Road, Glass, has been unanimously appointed by the Glass School Board to fill the vacancy in the Central School caused by Miss Kindness’ leaving.  Miss Morrison was for a time assistant teacher at the Longhill Public School, and latterly at Kinnoir Public School.

 

Aberdeen Journal 18 May 1937

The Rev. W.G. Guthrie, Glass reported that Mr Ingleby, Blairmore had presented to the pupils of Glass schools mugs filled with chocolates on the occasion of the Coronation.

 

Aberdeen Journal 16 January 1939

ESTIMATES

ABERDEEN COUNTY COUNCIL – EDUCATION COMMITTEE

ESTIMATES are Wanted for the following Works of proposed NEW SCHOOL AT GLASS, Aberdeenshire.

Mason Work, Carpenter and Joiner Work of Fitments, Slater and Asphalt Works, Concrete and Plaster Works, Plumber Work, Heating Work, Glazier and Painter Works, Metal Windows.

Specifications and Schedules of Quantities may be obtained from the Architects, Messrs GEO. BENNETT MITCHELL & SON, 1 West Craibstone Street, Bon-Accord Square, Aberdeen.

Plans may be seen at the Office of the Architects or at Glass School.

Tenders marked “Tender, Glass School” to be lodged with the DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, County Buildings, 22 Union Terrace, Aberdeen on or before THURSDAY 225th January 1939.

The lowest or any Tender may not necessarily be accepted.

 

Aberdeen Journal 8 July 1948

HE WILL BE ENVIED BY HIS CHUMS

A Glenmarkie schoolboy will  in future drive in state to Glass School.

Banffshire Education Committee yesterday decided that he must be conveyed by motor car to school.

The cost will be 10/- per day.

3 thoughts on “Glass Remembered … Glass School Newspaper Articles

  1. Lyn Mucenieks

    Aberdeen Journal 15 August 1900

    GLASS SCHOOL BURSARIES

    Two bursaries of the annual value of £5 and tenable for two years at the Public School here have been gained by Maggie Brian, Market Hill and Fanny Innes, Greystonefold. Both pupils were prepared by Mr D. Wood, M. A. at the Central School.

    Hi
    Mr D. Wood, M. A. was my great grandfather. I know he was killed in an accident and I would love to read any more information you may have.
    Thanks
    Lyn

    Reply
    1. Glass Community Association Post author

      Thanks Lyn for your comments.

      Let’s see if anyone has news on Mr D Wood.

      Kind regards

      Glass Community Association

      Reply
    2. Glass Community Association Post author

      Hi Lyn,

      Marina Alexander has delved into the archives. We have put some more information about your great grandfather on the website.
      Click here and here to read more.

      We hope this is of help to you.
      Kind regards

      Reply

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