Michael Nightingale

Michael Nightingale was born in England and educated at Tunbridge School and Oxford University, where he received his MA. In 1958, Michael moved to Canada and taught at St. Michael’s University School in Victoria, B.C. and Shawnigan Lake School. Michael was a faculty member at Appleby from 1969 to 1996 and has an extensive list of contributions to the school which include: Director of Junior School (grades 4 to 8) 1971-1991, taught history, Latin, and English in Junior and Middle School, coached squash, cross-country running, and cricket. Michael was known for his dynamic teaching style, dedication and encouragement to both students and fellow colleagues. In 2008, Middle School was given a house name in honour of Michael Nightingale. Michael is also an alumni parent of Nicholas '84 and Andrew '90. Michael retired from Appleby in 1996, but continued to teach a course at St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School. Michael continues to support the Appleby community through volunteering for school-related events.

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