Sunday, September 7, 2014

Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School at Tarro celebrates 70 years

From the Maitland Mercury report:
As Helen McCrohon listened intently to the nuns on her first day at Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School 70 years ago, classmate John Prichard was on his bike and out the gate.
He and Ms McCrohon were among the Tarro school’s youngest students when it opened on September 12, 1944. 
“I can remember standing outside the church on the cement and lining up,” Helen, then four years old, said.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury,