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Holly always does her best; Pupil of the Week.

EACH week ECHO Education salutes a pupil making the right impression.

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Early form of theatrical lighting. The incandescent calcium light invented by Thomas Drummond in 1816 was first employed in a theatre in 1837 and was widely used by the 1860s.
 today is Holly Connor.

The nine-year-old was put forward by her impressed im·press 1  
tr.v. im·pressed, im·press·ing, im·press·es
1. To affect strongly, often favorably:
 teachers at Dovecot Primary School.

Headteacher Alison Whittaker said Holly "epitomises everything that is good about our school".

She added: "Holly does well in her lessons, academically she is doing well.

"She's articulate and she is someone who takes responsibility and takes on board information.

"It might be that after she has submitted a piece of writing the teacher suggest she includes colons next time.

"You can guarantee when she hands in the next piece she will have used every opportunity to do what has been asked. She's a very bubbly and friendly girl and makes an ideal ambassador."

She said Holly's involvement in school life ranges from sitting on the school council to showing off her musical talents in guitar club.

Mrs Whittaker added: "She always does her best."

Name: Holly Connor Age: Nine Lives: Dovecot Favourite teacher: Miss McEwan as at the end of lessons we get to draw and do fun activities Strengths: Numeracy numeracy Mathematical literacy Neurology The ability to understand mathematical concepts, perform calculations and interpret and use statistical information. Cf Acalculia. , English Could do better: Science Interests: Drawing and playing the guitar Hero: Headteacher Mrs Whittaker as she is someone you can tell secrets to

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TAKE A BOW Verb 1. take a bow - acknowledge praise or accept credit; "They finally took a bow for what they did"
accept - consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"

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: Holly Connor is Pupil of the Week
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jul 10, 2012
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