Parents Disappointed Principal’s Return Confirmed by Media
Parents Disappointed Date of CGHS Principal’s
Return Confirmed Via Media
once again disappointed by the lack of communication from
the CGHS Board of Trustees.
We were assured at the CGHS
Board meeting in November that parents are considered by the
Board to be key stakeholders. However, on Saturday the
parent community learned through the media that Prue Taylor
is to return to school the day after term ends, which is two
days after the end-of-year prize giving.
parents had hoped communication and engagement would improve
with a new Chair of the Board. Unfortunately, that does not
seem to be the case and that is disappointing.
Our group is growing in number each day as more parents
express their concern about the Board's conduct.
Our focus is now on prize giving on Monday night. For
the sake of our daughters this important event will be given
the respect it deserves, even though many families are still
very angry about the Board’s performance and behaviour.
We look forward to welcoming Mrs Taylor back on
Wednesday and expect the Board of Trustees to work in good
faith with all key stakeholders to ensure a stable and
constructive school environment.
The education of
our daughters is of the utmost importance, as is the
ongoing stability and good reputation of CGHS. Anything that
may affect that negatively of course remains a concern to
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