I had to beg Michael to delay his trip and it took a good while to convince the headmistress at Jenny's school to allow her yet another week away from school, but in the end I had both my brother and my best friend with me on my wedding day.
Jack faltered in her charge towards her headmistress : you didn't want to mess with her when she was busy.
And there is actually in the book, there's a true story from first headmistress of a school we went to when we were very young.
Suddenly there was a knock on the door and the small, stern headmistress stepped in.
All of their successors have been women, including one lesbian headmistress who is now retired and living with the school's head French teacher.
I didn't want to hear that this was the headmistress of Beth's school; the one that kept her from us at Thanksgiving.
One of Rogers's earliest moves as headmistress was to revise the school's awards policy.
She had picked up his weaved basket and now began picking out the carrots that were big enough to do for he old headmistress 's liking.
What drives the narrative besides the twins' twin voices are the fractured testimonies of those who have known them all their lives, including their Nan and headmistress and a doctor who treats them and one of their brothers.
Anna was the headmistress of a boarding school, her senses and ability to catch children in the wrong were quite well exercised.