Sister Magdalene Carroll
Principal: 1891 – 1914
Born Julia Carroll in Geelong in 1863, She taught before coming to Adelaide and receiving the holy habit of the Order on June 6, 1888. Two years later, Sr Magdalene Carroll was professed as a Sister of Mercy on May 1, 1890.
Very soon after her profession, Sr Magdalene was made principal of what was then known as St. Angela’s Select Intermediate School, together with the Boarding school that commenced in 1892. Apart from being in charge of both these institutions, Sr Magdalene taught full time in both the Junior and Senior classes.