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ANCHOR AIMSgames

By Robert Bartle on Thursday, September 19th, 2019 in News.

The Anchor AIMS Games is a sporting championship which gives Year 7 & 8 students an opportunity to compete as individuals or in a team against the best of their age in 23 different sports. This year the AIMS Games were held from the 9 th – 13th September. John Paul College had over 70…


Big Sports News

By Robert Bartle on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 in News.

We had 8 students in the top 30 yesterday. Flossy Smith, Mathieu Colombe, Nathan Clapperton, Lucia Farrias cravea, Vaine Lerome-mills, Maiah Ngawhika, Patrick Konyves, Julian Hayne. 5 have got through to the top 15 Semifinals today. Flossy, Nathan, Mathieu, Vaine and Lucia. If you see these students please congratulate them and wish them luck.Finals tomorrow….


ROTOMATHS COMPETITION

By Robert Bartle on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 in News.

The annual Rotomaths competition was held at the Rotorua Girls High School Arena last Tuesday, September 3. This year, we had 6 dedicated teams of year 7’s and 8’s. These students practiced steadily throughout Term 3 during lunchtimes and the results paid off. The competition was tough, nonetheless, 5 of our 6 teams placed in…


MATARIKI CELEBRATIONS 2019

By Robert Bartle on Monday, September 2nd, 2019 in News.

Students attended Matariki Celebrations (Maori New Year) held at Te Puia.  Students participated in a unique learning experience, including a welcome, shared stories from a guest speaker, cooking sweet corn and eggs using the natural cooking pool, weaving and Maori past time games. Students viewed live demonstrations of Ta Moko and learnt about the designs and techniques…


Chanel Shield 2019

By Robert Bartle on Monday, August 19th, 2019 in News.

This year’s annual  Inter-Catholic College Cultural competition Chanel Shield took place on August 16th and 17th at St John’s College in Hamilton. The competition consisted of speeches, Bible reading, debating, drama and a quiz, which this year focused on the Gospel of John. John Paul College had a team of fifteen students, Leo Schweizer, Skye…