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.
Jan and Peter Wallace will attend the most emotional Anzac Day dawn service there is.
The Yarrawonga and District Cemetery Trust has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Department of Health to undertake development work at the Yarrawonga cemetery.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Echuca shearer Franky Atkinson has earned himself a return trip to New Zealand next year after an impressive run of performances in shearing competitions.
William Napier, whose remains lie in Rochester cemetery, received the Empire's highest honour for gallantry while fighting for the British army during the Indian Mutiny.
Tongala family hopes for transplant call for six-year-old.
Family of former Seymour man killed in a road crash in Los Angeles before Christmas set up a Melbourne University scholarship in his honour.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
The Cancer Council Relay For Life fundraiser is a cause close to the hearts, and feet, of many district residents.
Redgum sculpture is carved at Thompsons Beach, Cobram.
Deniliquin Police ConFest Operation nets 76 drug detections.
Murray Goulburn has lifted its milk prices to about $6.66 kg milk solids.
Benalla's Joda Plex was named Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE's student of the year at her graduation this month.
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