Since 2013, Trish Groves has been a part of the Goulburn High School community and a familiar face for those who walk through the front door.
After many years here, Mrs Groves finished up at the school on Friday, August 13.
She first came to the school to cover a staff member for a few weeks and has been here ever since.
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Mrs Groves spent most of that time working with the SASS staff and, this year, was also been a part of the ILan program.
"I'm very grateful for the experience," Mrs Groves said.
"To me [it has been] one of the best working experiences I've ever had - certainly the most worthwhile."
She said she had loved working with students, staff and the public during her time at Goulburn High.
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She had also been impressed by the school's "sense of social justice".
"These are people who don't talk the talk, they take action," she said.
"These are people that have got energy and enthusiasm and believe in what they're doing.
"It's good staff and people will have your back.
"The camaraderie can't be manufacture.
"It's part of the ethos of the school and I think that's rather lovely.
"I'll be sorry to go."
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Goulburn High School principal Yogesh Mani thanked Mrs Groves for her contribution to Goulburn High School and wished her the best in retirement.
"Trish has been a familiar face for those who come to the school for many years and has always brought a great enthusiasm and positivity to work," he said.
"Her work ethic and the support she provided to not only staff, but students and parents as well, was amazing.
"She will be greatly missed by everyone."
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