We had the opportunity to have a lovely on the spot interview with our new principal, Mrs Rufful. Please enjoy!
Q: What do you say is the best part of being a principal?
A: The best part of being principal is that I get to work with students and visit the classrooms.
Q: How would you describe yourself as a person?
A: I like working with people and getting to know them. Listening and talking to them about their experiences and stories.
Q: What do you like to do in your free time?
A: In my free time I like spending time with my family and friends. I also enjoy traveling and learning about how people live around the world.
Q: What is your favorite subject to either teach or learn?
A: My favorite subject to teach is Science it is inspiring to watch students set up experiments and experience science in action.
Q: What is your stance on bullying?
A: We have a zero tolerance when it comes to bullying. Bullying is immediately addressed and looked at in totality. The bystanders need to learn skills that help to support the victim, and not encourage the bully. The bully needs to be educated and needs to learn skills to replace the behavior of bullying.
Q: What is the biggest difference between Saint Augustine’s and any other school you taught at?
A: The school community at Saint Augustine’s is really committed to the education of children. The community of parents, teachers, staff, Father Forcier and Father Brice support an educational program that addresses academic and spiritual growth. They all work together as a team.
Thank you for reading our insightful interview with Mrs. Rufful.
By: Sylvia Huyler and Aria Teare
Photo Credit: Aria Teare