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Mr. Carlo Porretta – Principal
Mr. Porretta is the Principal of Geraldton Composite High School, B.A. Parker Elementary School and Beardmore Public School. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience from his years as an instructor, teacher, guidance counselor, Vice Principal and School Administrator. Mr. Porretta’s approach to his administration puts students first. 

Mr. Porretta completed his Master’s Degree in History and has numerous additional qualifications within his career in education with qualifications in three Candian provinces. Later, he obtained his both his Guidance and Special Education Specialist certifications and has obtained his qualifications in Assessment and Evaluation as well as his Principal Qualifications. Most recently Mr. Porretta has received his Safe and Accepting schools qualification.


Mr. Thomas A. River – Vice-Principal
Mr. Rivers is the Vice-Principal of GCHS and he brings with him a wealth of experience in outdoor education and environmental studies. His primary area of responsibility is working alongside the Principal and working with the School Board on transitions and other duties. He has a qualification in Special Education for Administration along with numerous other certifications. He is a fierce advocate for our Outers program and land-based learning opportunities for our students. He is a great addition to our team and toward our ongoing commitment in supporting students and families in the Greenstone area.