Bass High School

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Farewell Message from Principal David Horton

It is with sadness that I say farewell to this wonderful school and community as I approach retirement after 37 years of teaching in this great system we call public education. 

It has been the privilege of my professional life to have been the Principal of this great school, to work with and support some truly outstanding students, staff, wonderful parents and the most amazing community. As teachers our rewards are simple – we rejoice when we see our students learn, when we see the spark of understanding that lights enthusiasm and passion and unlocks talent – and we have, and have had, some wonderfully talented students here at this school over the years. We celebrate just as much for the student who achieves a remarkable HSC result (and there have been plenty of those over the years) to the ones who stick it out, work hard and make their way in life. I have enjoyed and sometimes marveled at your enthusiasm and energy and confess that I haven’t always been able to keep up with that energy. 

I was very happy to see Mr Martin Toaetolu appointed as your acting Principal and I know the school is in very capable and experienced hands with a passionate and dedicated leader.  

Mr Toaetolu will begin his appointment from Monday 29th of July 2019.

Thank you for the experiences and memories that you have gifted to me and for the wonderful expressions of thanks and best wishes I have received from so many. I wish you all the very best for your futures.

David Horton