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Scholarship Season is Open

By Byron Murray on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 in News.

Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way of funding your tertiary education. Go here for information about what’s out there and how to get it, along with some links to get you started, including the latest scholarships available.


Success for JPC at RoboCup Junior New Zealand

By Pat Casey on Monday, June 26th, 2017 in News.

RoboCup Junior New Zealand is a national robotics competition for school students. Its point of difference from many other competitions is that the robotic platform is not specified. This year the competition was held at Hillcrest High School, Hamilton. Under the tutelage of IT teacher Mrs Marisol Bite, both JPC teams gained first place and qualify for the…


JPC Head Boy Excels at Shakespeare Festival

By Pat Casey on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in News.

John Paul College head boy Gus Dube wowed the judges at the recent national Shakespeare competition, being singled out for his role as Henry V. Gallery It was a great honour for the school to again be chosen to open the 2017 University of Otago Sheilah Winn National Festival of Shakespeare in secondary schools with a…


JPC announced as Finalist in the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards

By Pat Casey on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 in News.

The Panel of Education Experts has selected our entry for John Paul College as a finalist in the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. Our entry has been selected in the following category: Excellence in Engaging – Atahāpara Award. Our application was for the 2016 Year 7 Science Case study. There are only 10 finalists selected from 142…