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Situated at the top end of
 St Georges Terrace,
 the Pensioners barracks were
 one of the buildings constructed
 by convict labour. Only the arch
 remains today.

 Paddy Haynes continues on as the
 mathematics master for many years
 before retiring, in between commanding
 the Perth Artillery, being a member of
 Anglican Diocesan Trustees, a member of
 the Licensing Court and an early Chairman
 of the Perth Building Society.                                                               1897
                                                                                              The School Football Team
 13 June: The first copy of The High School   1882
 magazine was published in March 1879.   Thomas Beuttler appointed Headmaster. High School shifted across George Street to the
 Six editions per year were published until   old Military Hospital opposite the Pensioners’ Barracks.
 1881. There were no subsequent editions
 until 1905. In the interim the affairs of   Instead of the previously used motto Aspice, Respice, Prospice (‘Look both back and for-
 the School were included in an annual   ward’), the motto Floreat Schola Perthiensis (‘Let Perth School Flourish’) began to be used,
 report to parliament. However, from 1905   unofficially.
 onward The Cygnet has been published
 continuously, even in the difficult days   1883
 during two World Wars and the Great
 Depression.  John Forrest appointed Surveyor-General, as well as being the Commissioner of Crown
            Lands and a member of the Legislative Council. The first colonial born to be appointed
 1880       head of a government department.
 Due to a lack of space, High School was   1885
 given permission to use several rooms in   High School - George Street
 the Pensioner’s Barracks at the western   The School’s numbers totalled 55, with 17 of those being boarders.
 extremity of St George’s Terrace.
            Bishop Hale returned to England from his post as Bishop of Brisbane at the age of 75 years,
            not to retirement, but as rector of the parish of Ozleworth, close to his place of birth.
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