Complaints about intimidation, shouting and arguing with
staff in front of school children by embattled Rotary Park
School principal Carmel Casey have been upheld by the
Bitter sweet - that was how Rotary Park School pupils
described the last day of school yesterday.
The Ministry of Education will review its communication
procedures after Rotary Park School was inadvertently
informed of its closure before a ministry representative had
had a chance to give official notification.
An attempt to unearth a time capsule buried on a Dunedin
school ground more than two decades ago, remains grounded.
It is now a case of waiting to see what happens to Rotary
Park School after the final consultation meeting this week,
which gave submitters a chance to save the collapsing school
After considering a commissioner's report on the state of
Rotary Park School, Education Minister Hekia Parata has
recommended the school continue its closure process.
A commissioner's report sent to the Minister of Education
today, has recommended Rotary Park School should remain open
for the rest of 2012.
A Rotary Park School parent has launched a campaign to save
the collapsing Dunedin primary school.
There was a "slim chance" Rotary Park School would stay open
for 2013, school commissioner Cleave Hay told more than 40
parents, staff, and community members at a meeting at the
school last night.
A community consultation meeting to discuss the future of
Rotary Park School will be held tomorrow night.
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