Posts Tagged ‘St Patrick’s Kilbirnie’

David Don jailed for defrauding St Pat’s

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

A school official who defrauded Wellington’s St Patrick’s College of more than $126,000 has been jailed for two years. David Don was sentenced on Friday 3 February in the Wellington District Court on eight charges of dishonestly accessing a computer system and one charge of money laundering. As executive officer of the school he stole Read more

St Patricks College backtracks on parade detentions

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

St Patricks College appears to have pulled the pin on a decision to give lunchtime detention to about 200 pupils who attended the Rugby World Cup victory parade in Wellington.

Pupils at St Pat’s Town in Kilbirnie emerged from the school hall chanting ”All Blacks” after the school called an early end to their punishment this afternoon.

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Respecting and celebrating life in all its glorious forms

Friday, October 7th, 2011

This account of living with disability highlights this month’s focus on respecting life. Sarah is in Year 4 at St Patrick’s Kilbirnie and her story tells of a danger many people with disability face, that of being known only for their condition rather than as people who live with a disability: “My condition is called Read more