Friday, March 1, 2013
After gaining official approval earlier this week, Kate Murray will take over being the principal at Grosse Pointe North High School.
Assistant Principal Kate Murray is taking over Grosse Pointe North as its principal this week after she gained official approval from the school board. Murray has been at North for a number of years. She began there as a student teacher and essentially never left. She remained teaching in the classroom until last school year when she accepted the assistant prinicpal position. Now she's taking over the helm. She replaces the interim principal, Tom Tobe, who was hired earlier this school year to fill in while the district continued its search for the right candidate. She accepted many congratulatory hugs and handshakes following her official approval by the school board. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow Patch on Twitter | Sign up for Patch'…
Friday, February 15, 2013
One of Grosse Pointe North's assistant principals could be leading the school as its next principal by Feb. 26 if the Board of Education approves her at their next meeting.
After two searches for a principal to lead Grosse Pointe North High School, district officials will recommend Assistant Principal Kate Murray to the Board of Education later this month. Murray began at Grosse Pointe North as a student teacher more than 15 years ago. She then accepted a teaching job at the school and has remained there throughout her professional career. Last school year, she was promoted to assistant principal. Now, a year-and-a-half later, she will be considered by the school board to take on an even bigger challenge as the high school's principal, according to Rebecca Fannon, the district spokeswoman. The school is without a permanent principal following the departure of Tim Bearden, who is now at Detroit Country Day …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The Michigan Reading Association has named Grosse Pointe North assistant principal Kate Murray as an administrator of the year, according to Grosse Pointe Public Schools.
Wednesday, January 16
In March, Grosse Pointe North Assistant Principal Kate Murray will be recognized as the administrator of the year by the Michigan Reading Association, according to a Facebook post by Grosse Pointe Public Schools. Murray is in her second year as an assistant principal after working as a teacher in the high school for about 15 years. According to the Grosse Pointe Schools Facebook announcement posted Tuesday, the award is being given to Murray for her work to improve literacy in the classroom. The Michigan Reading Association recognizes five educators annually during its conference. Applicants must demonstrate several qualities including strong leadership, advocacy for reading, evidence of work that is impacting student achievement and being…