I am writing today to announce that Christine Shain, our Vice Principal, has been appointed Principal of St. Stephen's Girls' College in Hong Kong.
will be leaving in July to take up her
We are sorry to see Ms. Shain
depart, but we are also pleased for her
and congratulate her
on this outstanding appointment.
is a gifted, thoughtful, hard-working administrator, and my trusted partner, confidante and friend.
is deeply respected by faculty, parents and students alike.
is a woman of character, a fine example to our girls.
"The girls are the heart and soul of the school," said Ms. Shain
, "and I am grateful to have made so many connections with them."
eight years at Havergal
, Ms. Shain
has influenced an innovative, forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning - and has been instrumental in solidifying Havergal
as a professional learning community.
In addition, she
has led the implementation of the academic aspects of the Strategic Plan.
"We are very proud of Christine Shain and her accomplishments at Havergal," said Eden Oliver, our Board Chair.
" St. Stephen's is fortunate to have recruited Ms. Shain as its new Head, and we wish her every success in her new role and life in Hong Kong."
Please join me, the school's Senior Administration and the Board of Governors in congratulating Ms. Shain
and Ms. Rowe.