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Those don't seem normal," he said. The School District of Mystery Lake has had three superintendents and eight assistant superintendents in just over four years, while R. Parker Collegiate has gone "through three principals and nine vice-principals in that time.
The high school is on its second acting principal since the school board fired Land after earlier taking the extraordinary step of rebuking him in a public session," Martin pointed out. Within 48 hours, As It Happens had decided to pick up the story for its Monday night supper-hour show.
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And, on the complex and troubling stories of the day, As It Happens searches for greater understanding in the story behind the story. As It Happens is also famous for its listener "Talkback machine" nightly feature where callers can comment on tonight's show in hopes of having their comments air tomorrow night.
Winnipeg corporate headhunters Legacy Bowes Group, a member of the national Waterhouse Executive Search Partners and Manitoba's largest national executive search practice, led by managing partner Paul Croteau, is also conducting the search on behalf on another client, University College of North UCN , to find its next president and vice-chancellor after former president Denise Henning's five-year contract was not renewed and she was shown the door in January. Croteau is in charge of both high-profile Thompson education searches.
Anyone interested in reading the full description of "core competencies" for the R. Land was first removed in a vote and then fired as probationary principal of R. Parker Collegiate earlier this year.
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Then-chair Rob Pellizzaro, a local lawyer, and then vice-chair Guido Oliveira, along with trustees Vince Nowlin, Alexander Ashton, who is the current chair, and former trustee Valerie Wilson, voted to remove Land, while trustees Leslie Tucker and Sya Gregovski opposed canning him. The vote was upheld in the same split at a second meeting April 5 where the five-member "Concerned Aboriginal Women's Coalition" - consisting of Jackie Fitzpatrick, Hilda Fitzner, Freda Lepine and Sharon McLeod and Julyda Lagimodiere - appeared as a delegation to refute several of the claims from an anonymous letter distributed earlier supporting Land and also questioned his commitment to aboriginal students, saying no new aboriginal programs or courses had been introduced during his tenure as principal.
Land was removed from his post, had his office computer locked out, and was escorted out of the building Feb. On June 14, trustees voted to fire him - terminating him for cause - as the person ultimately responsible for the changing of marks and the use of inappropriate activities for community service credits at R.
Parker, activities which allegedly came to light after he was initially removed in February. Land, who was a member of the Thompson Teachers' Association of the Manitoba Teachers Society, has grieved his firing, and the union has had next to nothing to say publicly about any of the issues since day one.
On Dec. Land worked temporarily for Elections Canada assistant returning officer Lou Morissette here as a training officer looking after all the inland training for the polls for the May 2 federal election. In early April, Land was offered the position of part-time vice-principal of Hapnot Collegiate in Flin Flon, but turned it down to became Vale's manager of corporate affairs for Manitoba Operations May 9. Overall, who has twice been coaxed out of retirement to come back and serve as both an interim or acting vice-principal, has been at the helm temporarily while the board struggles to find a principal.
Former principal Kathleen Kelson left the principal's post in January and was moved to the newly-created post of "school district community connector. Rob Watt, a teacher at R. Parker since , replaced Overall as a vice-principal Feb.
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Warren Hingley was also brought out of retirement to take a vice-principal's job. Both Overall and Hingley returned to their retirements after the academic year. With Land removed from the school as a probationary employee but not yet formally fired, Itson became acting principal Feb. Parker have four principals. Two assistant superintendents were fired or forced to resign over the last two years.
Angelina Pilon, who moved from Ontario to work as assistant superintendent of programs for the School District of Mystery Lake beginning in August , resigned from her position last Dec. Pilon made a formal written complaint against Hammond on Oct. Pilon's accusations seriously and investigated. A committee interviewed a large number of witnesses, including people named by Ms.
Pilon as having witnessed the alleged events. As a result, the committee concluded that Ms. Pilon's allegations were false. Pilon has retracted her complaints, apologized to Superintendent Hammond and the board, and agreed to resign from her position as assistant superintendent, effective immediately.
The husband-and-wife team of Bruce Waldie and Christelle Waldie were hired prior to the school year, but Bruce Waldie was fired just before Christmas in Christelle Waldie left voluntarily six months later at the end of the school year. Hugh Fraser, a longtime teacher and administrator with the school district, was coaxed out of retirement in to work as assistant superintendent, later moving to the top position before re-retiring to make way for Hammond.
Linda Markus, a district resource consultant with the school board, who became one of three vice-principals at R. Parker Collegiate last April - getting the post held by veteran year power mechanics teacher Grant Kreuger, who was demoted back to the teaching ranks Feb. Waste Tide. Red Moon. Head On. Prefecture D. Those Who Walk the Road. More stuff from the Free Press from this past year, all fiction.
Seriously, one of the all-time best science fiction trilogies, even in translation. You simply cannot skip it.
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Get In Trouble meets the high bar set by her earlier work and I very much enjoyed it. Get In Trouble. Last Year. Invisible Planets. The Collapsing Empire. The Last Neanderthal. So what happens after first contact? Human history provides several possible outcomes: ranging from genocide to colonization to occupation to friendship and political alliance to the innocuous missionary outposts or even lone, Marco Polo figure. Each of these come up in Second Contacts at one point of another, but this is a Canadian anthology.