Newspaper Article 2016 – Ex-pupils back to school for centenary celebration

Ex-pupils back to school for centenary celebration

Sherenden and Districts School, founded in 1916, celebrated its centenary on Saturday. One hundred and fifty past and present pupils, families and friends gathered at the school for an afternoon of tree planting, cake cutting and mural painting. Former pupil and Board of Trustee member Andy Coltart and former school principal Evan Robson gave speeches.

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CLOSELY CONNECTED: Andy Coltart, a former pupil, delivered a speech after being closely involved with the school for many years.
IN HARMONY: Principal of Sherenden and Districts School Haisley Robson sings with his students as part of the celebrations.

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24 October 2016


Hawke's Bay Today


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  • Andy Coltart
  • Evan Robson
  • Haisley Robson

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