Local school St Columba's Berrigan have welcomed with open arms new Principal Michael Connell after current Prinicipal Irene Tubbs stepped down after a decade in the role.November 28, 2012 4:19am
St Columba’s Primary School incoming 2013 principal Michael Connell with some of the school students.
Last Thursday evening St Columba’s Primary School welcomed the incoming 2013 principal Michael Connell and his two daughters Madison and Dakota.
They spent the evening getting to know staff, parents and students over an informal barbecue dinner.
It was a much appreciated opportunity to meet new faces before the beginning of the new school year.
The following day was spent familiarising themselves with St Columba’s School and the Berrigan township.
The Connell family will be moving from Junee where Michael has been the assistant principal at St Joseph’s.
Irene Tubbs is retiring at the end of this term, after many years of dedication to the education of children and 10 years as principal at St Columba’s.
The school secretary Jan Dorman is also retiring at the end of the year after numerous years in the position.
There will be a luncheon in honour of both ladies at the school grounds on Sunday December 9 at noon after Mass. Everybody is welcome to come along.
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