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City's Longest Serving Principal Retires

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Madeleine Brennan started working as principal of J.H.S. 201 The Dyker Heights School in 1963. As this school year ends, so does her 50-year tenure at the middle school. Teachers said Brennan expected a lot of them but in exchange gave them love and support in spades.

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With 48 Years Under Her Belt, A Principal Gets a Nod for Years of Service

Monday, November 07, 2011

Now in her 49th year at the helm of a Brooklyn middle school, Principal Madeleine Brennan is well-versed in the peculiarities of young teenagers. In order to lead them, she says, you just "have to love that age group." Brennan will be honored by her union Tuesday night as the longest-serving junior high school principal in New York City public schools.

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Schoolbook

Half a Century of Order and Discipline for a Junior High Principal

Sunday, November 06, 2011

As she nears retirement next year after 50 years, a principal still believes that "if rules are firm and consistent, children and adults will flourish and rise to meet expectations.''

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