Albert Jaster’s departure as headteacher from Lasswade High School proved to be a bittersweet experience.
Reflecting on his seven-year tenure as the boss at the school, the 58-year-old said he had few regrets.
However, as pupils and staff prepare to move into a plush, new, state-of-the-art building, Albert will be left with only memories of the current one which has been earmarked for demolition.
He explained: “I feel very proud that I’m leaving a brand new school to my successor. I’m proud at seeing the [new school] project to its completion, but sad that I won’t see the kids move in.”
Albert started at Lasswade in May 2001, as deputy head teacher, before going on to become the head in January 2006.
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