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Welcome Janine!

New Hedland Senior High School Principal Janine Keall is relishing the opportunity of working with the school community to continue on the journey in the pursuit of excellence.

“We want to be that school of choice where every student in our school achieves individual success,” Janine said.

Just a few weeks into her new role, Janine wants the Hedland community to know she is committed to the school and town and is intent on making a difference.

“It’s important that the community knows that I’m here for the long term,” she said.

“The students are at the centre of our world. I want to ensure we provide an environment that promotes our school values of Care, Courtesy, Respect and Responsibility. Our intention is to promote inclusivity, equality and acceptance of cultural diversity.

“We are fortunate to have so much support from our community partners and we will continue to build strong positive relationships to maximise opportunities for our students. We are uncompromising in our commitment to provide the best education in school and provide every student with a pathway to a successful future.”

Janine is impressed by the enthusiasm, passion and dedication of her staff and she will continue to strengthen support to provide targeted professional learning to all staff. “This will ensure our students continue to be immersed in a curriculum that is engaging, challenging and rewarding,” she said.

Janine has worked entirely in regional schools since moving to WA in 1991, predominantly in the South West region.

She is already getting to know the Hedland community through involvement in community activities such as beach clean-ups and turtle monitoring. She has also joined the local tennis club and will be volunteering at the athletics club when the season commences.

“I love being part of Hedland Senior High School and am really enjoying living in the town,” she said. “I am looking forward to meeting all our new parents and students over the coming weeks and being a part of more of what Hedland has to offer.”