Schools Office

Philomena O’Connell-Cooper – Principal St Joseph’s Takapuna retires

St Joseph’s Takapuna last week wished farewell to their Principal of 8 years, Philomena O’Connell – Cooper.  Phil leaves after 47 years in education to retire to Dunedin. Phil taught at numerous schools in both the South and North Island.  She also taught in Education for the Deaf.  In addition to her Principal role at Takapuna Phil […]

Ellerslie principal leaves after 30 years

by SAIRA BOYLE Cheryl Cowan’s quarter of a century plus as principal of St Mary’s School, Ellerslie, concludes at the end of the 2016. Mrs Cowan’s 30 years of service and leadership of the school, 26 years of which has been as principal, has been acknowledged with several weeks of celebrations including a parish Mass, children’s concert, cocktail evening and a […]