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Celebrating Palmyra Primary School's Centenary in 2013


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And the rest of the evening was spent dancing…

Possibly the first reference to the school…  from The West Australian – 28 July 1913

2013-01-24 14_58_13-28 Jul 1913 - The West Australian - p7

A bit difficult to read, here’s the text:

Palmyra State School.-Recently the residents of Palmyra, with the assistance of a Government subsidy, built a hall in that suburb. Amongst other things, the hall is now being used for educational purposes, a day school having been recently commenced. On Thursday evening last a public welcome was given to the newly appointed teacher. Mr. Wynne Kinnear. In spite of the in clemency of the weather the hall was nearly full. Mr. C. Stuart presided, and Mr. H. Ainsworth and Mr. 0. Richardson and others spoke words of welcome on behalf of the residents of the district. Mr. Howard Evans, the chairman of the local education board, was present, and also welcomed the new teacher. Mr. Kinnear suitably responded. Musical items were rendered, and refreshments served, after which the rest of the evening was spent in dancing.

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Rollcall: Students from 1955 – 1961

Greg King, (student 1955 to 1961) has made a list of the kids in his class during his time at Palmyra.

Do you know anyone on this list? Or are you there?

Tell us your memories of Pally Primary at this time or email us  any pix!

Greg King, Ken Wells , Laurie John Murname, Robert Murname, Lyn Murname  ,Steven Murname, Brian Hitchcock catholic school?, Graham Chisholm, Graham Corum, Donald Hancock, Kerry Handcock, Denise Handock, Kevin Handcock, Colin Anscombe, Carol Anscombe, Suzanne Anscombe, Kevin White, Philip Read, Mareen Read, Stan Read, Ruby Read, Pam or Sandra? Read, Sandra Gibson, Keith Mitchell, Pam Strother, Peter Strother, Margret Strother, David Taylor, his sister?, Ron Ewer, Tischie Myre, Evan Hinckley, Ross King, Lorraine Bull, Gaye Pacey, Peter Jez, Brian Smedly, Mandy Mitcheson, Alan Goodlet, Geoffery Shearer, Geoffery Hovey Frank Hastings, Kevin Smith,Tommy Mitchell,Suzanne Willcock, Roy Willcock,Daryl Silver,Peter Bennett, Cheryl Marshall,Beverley Scott,Lorraine Cowan,Yvonne King,Sandra Anderson,Tina Schokker,Sue Savage, Kerry Smith ? Mitchell, Kevin Smith , Kevin Handcock,Alan Ferguson, Barry Lawler,Keith Cross,George Peach,Janet Middleton,Jim Crithon,Lois Hepburn,Hiedi Kappra,Peter Flade,Bruce Evans,Wayne Cox,Micheal Pimblett, Peter/Kevin ? Brian Simpson,Bill Neville,Gayle Gutherie? Graham Anderton,Ray Meckmekon,Geoff Wrigley, Stephen Bradley,Phillip Read, Joe Cocci.

Anyone else?