While the number of pupils being stood down, suspended or
excluded from Otago schools has reached some of the lowest
levels in more than a decade, concerns have been raised about
the increasing number of younger pupils displaying violent
behaviour in the classroom.
A cold is different from influenza. The flu usually
develops more quickly. You will have fever and muscle aches
within a few hours and will generally feel sicker than with a
cold. John Lewis and Eileen Goodwin
School's version of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
may have been created on a shoestring budget compared with
the official ceremony in Glasgow today, but childhood
imagination and enthusiasm well and truly made up for it.
For more than 40 years, David Feather and Max Larkins have
been making sure important mail such as birthday cards,
letters from home, medical appointments and, of course, the
bills, reaches your post box each morning.